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Springfield, MA (WGGB)—-Pound for pound one of the best wrestlers in the nation Jon Viruet is the anchor for a dominant Central wrestling program that has had many years of recent success. Viruet’s support from his father and older brother have… Read more

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Springfield, Ma (WGGB)—The history of hockey at Cathedral is well-known throughout the state especially here in Western Mass. While most of the focus goes to the boys dominant play but the girls team is quietly making some noise of their… Read more

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Chicopee, MA (WGGB)—Switching schools is never an easy transition, certainly not your senior year of high school. For former Cathedral star Darrick Boyd, he decided after his junior year that he needed a change. “It’s not everything I wanted… Read more

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Longmeadow, MA (WGGB)—–“You are always in the pool,” said Longmeadow Junior Jerrica LI.  “You live and breathe chlorine. You are working as hard as you can and you form a special bond because every time when you swim you are giving a little… Read more

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Easthampton, Mass. (WGGB) — Tonight Western Mass. is paying tribute to a longtime and well-respected girls basketball coach who has passed away. It’s an emotional night for many at games being played in the Pioneer Valley. A moment of… Read more

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Springfield, MA (WGGB)—-Springfield native Christian Wilkins has verbally committed to play collegiate football at the Clemson University next season. Wilkins tweeted a photo today on Twitter announcing his decision. Wilkins is currently a… Read more

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Springfield, Ma (WGGB)—Very rarely do we find an athlete of the week candidate as deserving as Putnam basketball’s Jonathan Garcia. An honor roll student, Garcia is a part of the scholar athlete after-school program, an ambassador to “project… Read more

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“I’ve personally never been to the Cage and I’ve been on this team for four years,” admitted Téa Spellacy.  “So it is a big deal for me and I need to go.” “The Curry Cage at UMass plays host to western mass high school basketball championship… Read more

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Springfield, MA (WGGB)—-MIAA state soccer championships were held Friday and Saturday at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Western Mass was well represented. The West Springfield Terriers took home their first state title in school history in… Read more

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Westfield, Ma (WGGB)—-It was a split for Monson in the Division IV state soccer semifinals as the girls advanced and the boys were eliminated. Both games required extra time as the girls got a lift from captain Lauren Libiszewski who found the… Read more

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REGION (WGGB)—-It was a good day to be from Western Mass as Amherst boys, Belchertown boys, and West Springfield girls soccer teams all advanced to their respective state championship games. Amherst boys routed Central Mass champs Algonquin… Read more

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Belchertown. Ma (WGGB)—-While many teams tout the “team first” attitude few execute it as well as Belchertown boys soccer. Forward Noah Lussier describes himself as just one piece of the puzzle that makes this Oriole’s team successful. “I think… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) — One of the most successful soccer programs in Western Mass. may now be faced with forfeiting games and missing the playoffs after playing games with an ineligible player. Ludlow… Read more

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SUFFIELD, CT. (WGGB) — A Springfield native is making a name for himself nationally as a selection to the Under Armour All-American high school football game. Christian Wilkins is a defensive tackle for Suffield Academy in Connecticut but… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Ma (WGGB)—-“This game is a huge tradition,” explains Chicopee Comp quarterback Mike Whitsett.  “I love it. Everybody leaves their houses. Everybody comes to the game. The town is empty. Everyone just loves to come and support their team… Read more