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Northampton Blue Devils Smash Amherst Hurricanes

October 21, 2014 6:07am |

With only one meet left before post-season, the Northampton High School cross country team had a tough home matchup versus the Amherst Hurricanes at the Northampton Community Gardens last Tuesday. The Hurricanes are the defending Western Massachusetts Cross Country Champions, and have won the title […]

Athlete of the Week: Ben Hill

October 17, 2014 6:33am |

The NHS cross country team has been a powerhouse in Western Mass this season. A major contributing factor is team captain Benjamin Harvey Hill V, who won his first cross country 5K against Longmeadow on Tuesday, September 20th. Hill has been running since 7th grade […]

Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Keeps Spirits Up Amid Challenges

October 17, 2014 6:08am |

To new NHS Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Mino Caulton, a soccer game is like a good improv production: nothing is scripted and anything can happen. “It’s a new approach, I think, for almost all of (my players),” said Caulton, who started at Northampton this fall. […]

Lady Devils Field Hockey

October 5, 2014 8:56pm |

7-1. This is the girl’s field hockey team record as of right now. How are they accomplishing this goal you may ask? The lack of student body support is astonishing, but even without it they are conquering the standings, with each game bringing a fierce […]

NHS is # 1

October 5, 2014 8:50pm |

  In the recent Amherst invitational, Northampton High School’s cross country team  walked away with the Crowley Cup, making Northampton ranked as number one in the Valley North Division. Ben Hill, captain of the cross country team, gave his thoughts on the current status of […]

No. 1 Lancers Edge Past No. 2 Blue Devils

October 4, 2014 11:08am |

As the field hockey season is winding down, the Northampton High School Blue Devils (8-1) had a tough matchup on Friday versus the number 1 Longmeadow Lancers (8-0-1). The Lancers beat the Blue Devils 0-1. The Blue Devils played good defence versus The Lancers, who […]

Athlete of the Week: Lily Glading-DiLorenzo

September 30, 2014 8:57pm |

  September 29, 2014 Athlete of the week is back, and this week the honor goes to the leading scorer on the girls’ soccer team, forward Lily Glading-Dilorenzo. Lily has scored five goals already this season, including an important one against rival, West Springfield, in […]

Girls Poised for the Playoffs

February 12, 2014 5:52pm |

The girls varsity basketball team is headed back to the postseason, coming off a strong 16-4 season. Full of seniors and veterans, the girls are posed to make another deep playoff run after last years defeat in the Western Mass final. Anna Walther, a senior […]

Maggipinto’s Three Touchdowns Lead to Spartans’ Victory Over Blue Devils

December 29, 2013 3:31pm |

It was a tale of two halves for the Northampton High School football team during their postseason game Friday night. The Blue Devils rallied from a large halftime deficit to make the game close, but ultimately a disastrous first half led NHS to its second […]

Gearing up for Another Season

December 26, 2013 8:55pm |

As the weather grows colder, that change means one thing: basketball season at NHS. With a vigorous basketball program and a growing pride in NHS basketball, the team is preparing for another season. Coming off of a 13-8 record last year and a 53-51 quarter […]