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Boys’ Basketball Ousted By Hoosac Valley in Quarterfinals

Boys’ Basketball Ousted By Hoosac Valley in Quarterfinals

February 27, 2015


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On Thursday, February 26th, the battle-tested and seventh-seeded Mounties boys’ basketball team traveled to second-seeded Hoosac Valley to play a much anticipated Western Massachusetts Division III quarterfinal game to earn a bid to the semifinals at Curry Hicks Cage on the campus of UMass-Amherst....

Boys’ Nordic Wins Fifth Straight State Championship; Girls place 2nd

Boys’ Nordic Wins Fifth Straight State Championship; Girls place 2nd

February 25, 2015


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On February 11th, nordic skiers from around the state gathered at Notchview Reservation in Windsor Massachusetts, for the MIAA Nordic Skiing State Championship. The Mount Greylock boys were defending their State Championship, and the girls were looking to improve on a second place finish from last year....

Mounties Drop Third Straight with Loss to Lenox

Mounties Drop Third Straight with Loss to Lenox

February 12, 2015


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The Mounties boys basketball team enter Wednesday night’s game against Lenox (11-5) with a record of 10-7. After qualifying for the Western Massachusetts tournament on February 3rd against Lee, Mt. Greylock lost two straight games to Turners Falls and Taconic. The first time the Mounties and the ...

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Blue Devils

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Blue Devils

February 6, 2015


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The Mt. Greylock girls' basketball team lost to the Drury Blue Devils by a score of 42-37 on Wednesday night. With echos of their last loss to the Brattleboro Colonels, the Mounties held on to the lead until the sixth minute of the final quarter. A huge factor of the Mounties’ loss came when senior...

Wake Commit Benzinger Signs NLI

Wake Commit Benzinger Signs NLI

February 6, 2015


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College football fans, players, and coaches know every first Wednesday in February as  National Signing Day; the day when Division I recruits sign their national letters of intent to solidify their commitments to their respective schools. Mt. Greylock senior offensive tackle Jake Benzinger committ...

Girls’ Basketball Loses Close Matchup with Brattleboro

Girls’ Basketball Loses Close Matchup with Brattleboro

February 4, 2015


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On Thursday night, the Mt. Greylock girls' basketball team clashed with the Brattleboro Colonels. The Colonels won the game 42-38 after a strong second half. Both teams came out of the gate slowly, but the Mounties settled into a confident rhythm in the second quarter, extending their lead to as much as t...

Super Bowl Preview

Super Bowl Preview

January 29, 2015


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The 2014-2015 NFL season culminates with Super Bowl XLIX (49) at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. In the most anticipated matchup of the season, the AFC champion, New England Patriots are pitted against the NFC champion, the Seattle Seahawks. After much controversy in both conference...

Will Nolan Wins Twice as MG Boy’s Nordic Starts 2-0

Will Nolan Wins Twice as MG Boy’s Nordic Starts 2-0

January 14, 2015


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On January 10, the Mt. Greylock Boys Nordic skiing team had their second race of the year at Prospect Mountain in Vermont. On this brisk Saturday morning, the Greylock boys took hold of eight of the top ten slots. Coming in 1st overall for the second straight race was Greylock’s Will Nolan with an...

An Interview with Dan Flynn ’15

An Interview with Dan Flynn ’15

January 13, 2015


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Greylock senior Dan Flynn is a three-sport athlete who participates in soccer, hockey and baseball. This winter season, Flynn is captaining his co-op hockey team serving Mt. Greylock, Drury, Hoosac Valley, McCann Tech and Wahconah all under the Wahconah High School name. Last year as a junior, F...

Girls’ Basketball Drops Close Contest to PHS

Girls’ Basketball Drops Close Contest to PHS

January 8, 2015


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On Tuesday, January 6 in the Mountie Dome, a solid Pittsfield Lady Generals team edged the struggling Mounties by a close margin, 52-46. Mt. Greylock, now 2-5, has dropped three in a row and a total of four games by single-digits. Head coach Paul Barrett and his squad must figure out how to turn their...

Boys’ XC Places Fourth at States

Boys’ XC Places Fourth at States

November 24, 2014


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After capturing a fifth straight Western Mass championship on November 8, the Mt. Greylock boys’ cross country team advanced to the state meet as one of the contenders to win it all. States was held at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday, November 15, and the Mounties raced to a fourth place finish....

Boys’ Soccer Falls in PK’s

Boys’ Soccer Falls in PK’s

November 18, 2014


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The Greylock Boys’ Soccer team looked poised to take the Western Mass Title. However, despite numerous chances to win, Greylock failed to finish it off and the Belchertown Orioles eventually managed to capitalize. The Orioles advanced on Penalty Kicks after 100 minutes of a scoreless draw. For the...

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