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AGAWAM, Mass (WGGB) — 2013 was an up-and-down campaign for Agawam first baseman Seamus Curran who ultimately closed the season on a high with a torrent stretch in the final 10 games. In this week’s edition of Athlete of the Week, Curran sits… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — One of the more rewarding feelings as an individual is to see your hard work and dedication flourish into something special. In this week’s installment of Athlete of the Week, abc40′s Casey Viera meets Central… Read more

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LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) — In order for an athlete to maintain success, they need motivation. Longmeadow’s Taj Lewis finds motivation from critics who have forever doubted her. The Lancers’ undersized center lets her game silence the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Every athlete enters a season with goals as to how they’re going to make an impact for their team. Nelson Zayus has had the mentality to continually improve as an athlete since the day he took to the hardwood at… Read more

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BELCHERTOWN, Mass. — This time last season, Belchertown hockey and Western Mass powerhouse were far from synonymous. After a one-win season in 2013, the only way the team could go is up. How far up would that be? How about a nine-win season and a… Read more

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HATFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — One of the great aspects of high school sports is watching the talent achieve major feats. For Smith Academy’s Keith Natale, cracking the 1,000 point plateau was not just a personal achievement. With a packed house… Read more

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LONGMEADOW, Mass. — When love for sports is developed at a young age, it often is a result of the stars on television. Omar Natour’s case was a little different. It took some persuasion from his little brother to get Longmeadow’s backstop on… Read more

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SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) — It is not very often for high school students in this day and age to have the academic world in the palm of their hand. Southwick senior guard Tara Dowd finds herself in that rare territory as the number two student in the… Read more

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MINNECHAUG, Mass. (WGGB) — When you’re an underclassman playing on a varsity level, very often it is easy to hide in the shadows and not embrace a leadership role. For Minnechaug’s sophomore winger Dominic Falvo, it is a spotlight he embraces,… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass — When growing up in tight-knit communities, it’s easy to recognize your involvement in the future. West Springfield’s Andy McNulty knew from a young age how he wanted to get involved and that was impressing on the basketball… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass — For many people who are introduced to difficult realities growing up, it’s tough to avoid getting swooped into those troubles. For Holyoke’s Guillermo Godreau-Rivera, he has maintained a level head and escaped those woes through… Read more

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For Agawam boys’ basketball, the past few seasons have seen many triumphs to go along with a few bumpy roads. Thus far into the new campaign, there is a new sense of confidence ringing through the program and it all starts with perhaps Western… Read more

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Northampton, MASS — They say one of the best ways to grow in sports is to conquer adversity. After falling just inches short in last season’s state championship, Northampton point guard Anna Walther has one goal in mind for 2014; build off the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass — Many high school athletes often need a little time discover their potential to play at the next level. Cathedral’s standout winger Peter Crinella is a prime example of that. The aspirations were always there but when would… Read more

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Deerfield, MASS—For Frontier Girls Volleyball, championship escorts through town are the norm considering they’ve owned Massachusetts with nine consecutive state titles. For Sarah Woodward and the 2013 Red Hawks, it was a different story. This was… Read more