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Blue Devils named P.V.I.A.C Champions!

December 9, 2016 3:38pm | Will O'Brien

Westfield- On Halloween day, the Northampton High School Blue Devils headed to Westfield, Massachusetts to compete in the Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Conference Championship. The Blue Devils were the defending champions of the PVIAC championship. Varsity Senior Erica Dean said “ Even though we graduated two […]

Blue Devils named P.V.I.A.C Champions!

November 3, 2015 9:33pm |

Westfield- On Halloween day, the Northampton High School Blue Devils headed to Westfield, Massachusetts to compete in the Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Conference Championship. The Blue Devils were the defending champions of the PVIAC championship. Varsity Senior Erica Dean said “ Even though we graduated two […]

Moore Leads Hamp to Blowout Victory Over Chicopee Comp on Senior Night

October 29, 2015 8:17am |

The Northampton Blue Devils boys’ soccer team (6-7-3, 4-3-0 Moriarty) got a huge league win on senior night on Monday as they push for the postseason, crushing the Chicopee Comprehensive Colts (6-7-2, 3-3-0) 5-1. Northampton seniors accounted for four of the five goals with Leon […]

Success Doesn’t Always Mean Fanbase

October 12, 2015 2:00pm |

There is a clear difference in the fanbase at girls’ and boys’ basketball games at Northampton High School, which some staff and students attribute to societal “isms.” Ray Harp, a teacher and the boys’ varsity basketball coach of 11 years here at Northampton High said […]

Fisher’s First Half Hat Trick Propels Longmeadow Past Northampton

October 2, 2015 1:00pm |

Led by a first half hat trick by James Fisher and a two-goal performance by Max Robbins, the Longmeadow Lancers boys’ soccer team (2-0-1, 0-0-1 Churchill) topped the Northampton Blue Devils (0-1-1, 0-0-0 Moriarty) 5-3 on Tuesday afternoon at Northampton High School. Fisher scored two […]

Nik Smith: The Fastest Sophomore in Massachusetts

May 14, 2015 1:04pm |

Northampton Sophomore Nik Smith won both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash in the 21st Annual Notre Dame Route 228 Freshman Sophomore Invitational on April 26th. Smith won the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.39 seconds and the 200 meter […]

March Mudness

April 5, 2015 9:57pm |

Despite the thick layer of snow still covering the Northampton High School (NHS) playing fields, spring athletes are finding ways to start their season on time and hit the ground running. After a winter that produced 62 total inches of snow, there was some concern […]

Lindsay’s Buzzer-Beater Spoils Northampton Comeback East Longmeadow Spartans 47, Northampton Blue Devils 46

February 13, 2015 9:26am |

East Longmeadow boy’s basketball (6-10, 2-5 Valley Wheel) defeated Northampton (5-12, 1-6) in a 47-46 thriller on Tuesday night at Northampton High School. Spartans’ senior Nathan Lindsay knocked down a go-ahead fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to give the visitors a much needed victory for […]

Blue Devils Top Purple Knights to Clinch Postseason Berth

February 3, 2015 1:43pm |

The Northampton Blue Devils (10-3) earned their tenth win of the season Thursday night at Northampton High School with a 49-39 victory over the Holyoke Purple Knights (6-7). The Purple Knights kept the game close, but the Blue Devils ended up being too much for […]

Nearly Foiled by Lack of Support, Fencing Team Triumphs

January 16, 2015 7:41pm |

Everyday from 4:00-6:00 in the cafeteria of John F. Kennedy Middle School the Northampton High School  fencing team practices strenuously. Upon approaching their practice site one may hear the clashing of swords, beeping of buzzers, and resounding commands of “fence!” Few know that the NHS […]