A historic season for the girls’ swim team

This year, the ARHS girls’ swimming team won the state championship for the first time in school history. The historic moment was due to many individuals’ hard work. Some standout performances came from seniors...

Boys’ soccer coach asks best of players

The Amherst boys’ soccer season finally came to a close on Saturday, November 13 as they lost to Canton in the quarterfinals of States. The Hurricanes (ranked 20) upset both Silver Lake (13) and...

Golf team feels like a family

The ARHS varsity golf team had a fast and intense season. Coach Carl Vigeland was glad that the team had two weeks of practicing before school and the season started. “Our first match was...

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...