Amherst Puck: a multi-town winning machine

This year’s hockey season did not disappoint once again, as the Hurricanes made it back to the Western Mass semi-finals and finished with a record of 13-4-3.  Head Coach Micheal Rousseau has had a...

Alpine ski team: work hard, sharpen skills

At ARHS, the alpine ski team is full of hard working, talented athletes. They stand out from other teams, because though they enjoy winning, they focus more on having fun and cultivating a positive...

Speaking out: girls in hockey

As a long-time female hockey player, on mostly male teams, I’ve had a lot of time to consider the topic of sexism in hockey.  From my vantage point, men’s professional hockey teams are heavily...

For the love of golf

Minute by minute, more results were coming in. None of them had beaten his score yet, but Evan Rutherford still had to anxiously wait for the rest of the competitors to finish. Rutherford was...

A historic, undefeated season

A storm was brewing in Western Mass. this fall, and it wasn’t anything Pioneer Valley pigskin fans expected. The Amherst Regional High School football team came for all the Massachusetts Division 5 hardware, and...

ARHS legend Taj-Amir Torres

Taj-Amir Torres is a former Amherst High School football player who has taken his game to the next level, grabbing a slot in the NFL. He agreed to do a special interview for The...

Hard work pays off for ARHS track at Nationals

Senior Sophia Jacobs-Townsley took third in the nation running the 5K, and Junior Pontes da Veiga, Isaiah Moyston, Ben Fang, and Kai Bailin were also on top of the world, after coming in fifth...

Making goals, on ice and off

The Amherst co-ed ice hockey team had a record of 16 wins and 5 losses, in yet another great season. Though they lost in their playoff game for the Western Mass championship on Saturday...

‘Swim family’ making strides

The ARHS girls’ swim team has had a strong season, led by co-captains Vianka Acosta-McKenzie, Maggie Thibault, and Sophie Schilling. Acosta-McKenzie’s swim team is coached by Jen Albertine. Acosta-McKenzie said that her love for...

Cross country achievements

Led by a group of elite runners, the ARHS cross country programs are at the top of their game in 2018, with ambitions to win big this year. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams...