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Boys Soccer Ties Frontier in Early Matchup

Boys Soccer Ties Frontier in Early Matchup

September 11, 2017

On Saturday, September 9th, the Mount Greylock Boys’ Soccer team played defending Western Massachusetts Champions Frontier High School, and the game resulted in a tie. The final score was 1-1. Greylock’s first attempt at scoring was made by Sophomore Toby Foehl, who volleyed a ball from thirty yards...

Mount Greylock Football Opens Season at Home

Mount Greylock Football Opens Season at Home

September 11, 2017

On the night of September 9th after the first week of school, fans gathered under the lights to show support for both the Mt. Greylock and Hoosac Valley football teams in the highly-anticipated opening game of the 2017 season. Greylock had a phenomenal first half, matching Hoosac’s playing style and...

Girls soccer bounces back, defeats Pittsfield

Girls soccer bounces back, defeats Pittsfield

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017

In their regular season opener this Thursday, the Mount Greylock girls’ soccer team made history by beating Pittsfield High School for the first time in over ten years. The weather, which ended up ending the game early, created a wild setting for such a battle. Both teams fought through most of...

Western Mass Spring Sport Tournament Seeds Announced

Western Mass Spring Sport Tournament Seeds Announced

May 31, 2017

On Tuesday, May 30, the MIAA announced seeds for the Western Massachusetts sports tournaments. Many Mt. Greylock teams made the tournaments. The boys’ tennis team, the defending Western Mass. champions, earned the third overall seed and will play Pioneer Valley Christian School on Thursday, June 1...

Boys’ Basketball Season Ends

Boys’ Basketball Season Ends

March 21, 2017

On March 11,the Mt. Greylock boys basketball team finished with a winning 18-6 record. Captains Pat Storie and Cam Hadley, both seniors, and junior Sean McCormack led the team to becoming Western Mass finalists Storie said, “The team gets along better than any team I have ever been a part of. The c...

Girls’ Nordic Defends State Title

Girls’ Nordic Defends State Title

March 13, 2017

The Mt. Greylock Girls’ Nordic Ski team finished their impressive undefeated season by winning their second straight state title. Freshman Helen Greenfield led the charge coming in fourth place in the race. Sophomores Margo Smith and Brandi Gill finished 6th and 12th respectively, and senior Niku D...

Benzinger Scores 1000th Point

Benzinger Scores 1000th Point

March 9, 2017

In the Mt. Greylock girls’ basketball team’s 59-32 win over Narragansett, Jenna Benzinger scored the 1000th point of her varsity basketball career. The basket that gave her the milestone came on a post-up play in the third quarter. Benzinger scored 24 points in the game and became the 5th player ...

Boys’ Nordic Wins 7th Straight State Title

Boys’ Nordic Wins 7th Straight State Title

March 6, 2017

The Mt. Greylock Boys’ Nordic Ski team enjoyed another undefeated season and an astounding seventh straight state title win.  The team won all the Berkshire County Nordic Ski League races by a significant margin, outpacing closest rivals Amherst and Northfield Mount Hermon by at least 10 points ea...

Pelletier Leads the Charge for Greylock Wrestling

Pelletier Leads the Charge for Greylock Wrestling

March 6, 2017

In its first year after the retirement of legendary coach Raymond Miro, the Mounties’ wrestling team boasted several talented wrestlers who found individual success in their respective weight classes. On new head coach Sean Rorke, junior Owen Brandriss said “[Coach Rorke] really stepped up this y...

Baseball Early Season Update

Baseball Early Season Update

April 27, 2016

The Mount Greylock Baseball Team has been preparing for a strong year this preseason, led by three senior veterans who are looking to go far. Last season, the Mounties’ went 21-4 in a spring highlighted by an undefeated run in the conference and a sterling home record. Graduating nine seniors, all of...

Mounties Softball Starts Strong

Mounties Softball Starts Strong

April 15, 2016

Coming off an .500 (11-11) season where they made their way to the quarterfinals of the Western Massachusetts Division 3 tournament, the Mt. Greylock softball team is poised for another strong season. Catcher Olivia DiNicola, left fielder Rachel Voller, and center fielder Haley Guest are the captains an...

Boys’ Track Season Preview

Boys’ Track Season Preview

April 14, 2016

As spring sports approach the first competitions of the season, the Mt. Greylock Boy’s Track and Field team is eager to get outside and train. Last year, the boys graduated 12 seniors who all brought valuable points to the team. In long distance running events; Carter Stripp, Jake and Sam Kobrin, an...

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