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Who is Leslie Charles?

January 16, 2018 6:43pm | Adia Bennett

On May 8, 1978, a six-year-old girl crossed the finish line of her first race, opening a door to a lifetime of running. Six years later, Leslie Charles came in first at a children’s Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, winning “a big old turkey,” she said, laughing […]

Fall Sports Fun!

December 18, 2017 1:45am | Adia Bennett, Erin Diggins

This past fall has been a long and exciting season for the sports here at Northampton High School. Both cross country teams and Girls’ Soccer had outstanding seasons, while other teams struggled a bit more this year.   The Boys’ Cross Country team had their […]

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 […]