Girls’ soccer team stays positive

Amherst girls’ soccer had  a difficult time finding their footing this year, but they were tenaciously finding ways to move forward from their 0-12 record in late October. The team has been rebuilding their...

Girls’ lacrosse proud of season

For the first time since 2012, the Amherst girls’ lacrosse team went to playoffs. Confidently winning a game 20-4 against Pope Francis secured the girls a playoff seed in the MIAA D1 western central...

Celtics win off ‘killer play’

The 2018 boys’ recreational basketball championship took place on March 11, 2018 at 4:05 p.m. in the high school gym. This year was the battle between the Bulls and the Celtics. The bleachers were...

Girls’ team makes the shots

Reaching playoffs for first time in six years, the girls’ basketball team is excited to see where the future leads their team. They finished the regular season 8-12, improving on last season’s record 3-17...

Indoor track teams reflect on season

With the indoor track season wrapped up, Amherst runners are looking forward to a strenuous and ambitious outdoor track season. The indoor season was a mixture of success and setback, but with a season...

New coaches for baseball, softball

A change is coming for both the baseball and softball teams at ARHS this season as the respective teams will each gain a new head coach. These changes occur after both of the previous...

‘Eat, sleep, swim, repeat’

The Amherst Swimming and Diving team capped off an exciting season in February that had been filled both with great successes and fraught with disappointment. “This season was challenging with a young team, where...

Brazilian soccer duo touches down in Amherst

I can’t move. Even if I wanted to. I’m perfectly content right here, even though my first priority should be my defensive duties. I stand mesmerized watching this yellow shirt move effortlessly across the...

Boys’ cross country: running on heart

The last hundred feet of the five kilometer race. It’s now or never. You can hear your teammates screaming, cheering you on, but you zone them all out. Your one focus is on the...

Coach Handel talks football

This year’s football team had one of its best seasons in quite a while with six wins and three losses in late October. They won against Monument Mountain, Ludlow, Drury, Woodstock Academy, and Belchertown,...

Spikeball tourney brings crowds, cash

Newly elected senior class president Peter Treyz, in an attempt to prove he is “not all talk,” brought the first ever Spikeball tournament to ARHS on September 27. Sixty students participated in the tournament,...

Girls’ varsity soccer rebuilds

Starting off the 2017 fall soccer season, the girls’ Amherst varsity soccer team haddealt with many setbacks. The loss of 11 seniors this year put the team through some rough circumstances, but it hasn’t...

Boys’ soccer on thrilling winning streak

Boys’ varsity soccer was off to a rousing start this season, with 15 wins and 5 losses in November. They’d taken down Monument Mountain, Mount Greylock, West Springfield, Minnechaug, Agawam, Westfield, Woodstock Academy, Northampton,...

Fishing state champ

Winning the Massachusetts state bass fishing championship is an impressive accomplishment and going on to place third in the northern conference makes you a name in the national bass fishing community. But doing all...