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Boys Basketball Looks to Make Postseason

Boys Basketball Looks to Make Postseason

February 13, 2018


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The Mt. Greylock boys basketball team began its season without key senior Sean McCormack and the use of their home gym, but has still managed an 8-6 record through hard work thanks to teammates including sophomore Cole Wojtkowski, senior Sam Dils, sophomore Toby Foehl, senior Brady Foehl, and senior ...

Basketball Season Preview

Basketball Season Preview

December 6, 2017


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The Mount Greylock boys’ and girls’ basketball teams have started their respective seasons with vigor, and a strong hunger for success. After a close and devastating 42-49 loss in the Western Mass finals last year the Mountie men ended the season with a winning record of 18-6. The team wants to...

Boys’ Basketball Season Ends

Boys’ Basketball Season Ends

March 21, 2017


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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...

Benzinger Scores 1000th Point

Benzinger Scores 1000th Point

March 9, 2017


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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 ...

Greylock Girls Stopped at the Cage

Greylock Girls Stopped at the Cage

March 23, 2016


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The Mt. Greylock Girls Basketball Team had an exceptional season this year with a 15-8 record. On March 8, the team made it all the way to the semifinals at UMass Amherst’s Curry Hicks Cage to play Drury. Mt. Greylock, the number four seed, made program history when they knocked out the first seed...

Boys’ Basketball Goes Far in Post-Season, Builds on Positives

Boys’ Basketball Goes Far in Post-Season, Builds on Positives

March 22, 2016


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On March 4, the Mount Greylock boys’ basketball team’s season came to end at the UMass Amherst Curry Hicks Cage. Finishing with a 16-7 record, the Mounties won the Berkshire County Division and reached the Western Mass. Div III semifinal game. In a matchup between two heavyweight programs in Wes...

Girl’s Basketball Early Season Update

Girl’s Basketball Early Season Update

December 23, 2015


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The Mount Greylock Girls’ basketball team got off to a great start on Monday, December 14th at Wahconah, improving their record to 1-0. Junior Jenna Benzinger starred in the game, recording 10 points, 21 rebounds, and 3 blocks. After losing two crucial seniors from last year, Lucy Barrett and Kelsey O...

Boys’ Basketball Starts Season Strong

Boys’ Basketball Starts Season Strong

December 23, 2015


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Coming off of a heartbreaking loss to Hoosac Valley in the Western Mass. Quarterfinals to end their run this past Spring, the Boys’ Basketball team will want to build off the positives of the last campaign and look to make a longer run in the postseason. Despite losing last season’s 12-9 starting l...

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....

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...

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...

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