Sports spring fever

The Amherst Hurricanes’ baseball, Ultimate, track and field, softball, lacrosse, and tennis teams are excitedly preparing for the upcoming spring sports season. All have high hopes as the new season offers an opportunity to...

Farewell to the ‘ultimate coach’

The nationally recognized ARHS girls’ Ultimate team will say farewell this year to their coach of seven years, Joshua Nugent. They will be coached by the current assistant coach, Hannah Baranes, starting this March....

‘Canes Nation on fire

Amherst Regional High School’s fan section, also known as ‘Canes Nation, has been filled with devoted fans of various sports since its uprising. The Nation’s main goal is “to have the most lit fan...

Indoor track all-stars

At the beginning of their season, the ARHS boys’ indoor track team had high hopes of winning Western Mass for the sixth year in a row, and then competing in Nationals. Junior Aiden Foucault...

Amherst diving and swimming champ

At this point in his life, ARHS junior Luca Brashear is accustomed to greatness. He remains undefeated in the diving event in school dual meets and easily qualified for the Western Mass and States...

Big season for Amherst puck

The ARHS hockey team won Western Mass last year, and this year they planned on doing it again. “Our goal for this season was to be back-to-back Western Mass champions,” said senior and captain...

LSSE rec b-ball gets people hyped

The LSSE basketball season came to a close on Sunday March 12 with the Integrity Hammers beating Dick’s Sporting Goods 59-48. The Hammers were led by All-Star Game MVP Dante Citino and 3 point...

Athlete superstitions

It is 30 minutes before game time and ARHS senior Egeria Koehn is sitting in the dugout eating a packet of skittles, throwing the green ones on the ground. She has headphones in and...

Girls’ varsity soccer kicking it

The Amherst girls’ varsity soccer team started strong this fall with a 7-2-4 record. Girls’ varsity has been incorporating some new freshman players into their team, which is made up of half upperclassmen and...

Golf team keeps their cool

“We’re just a bunch of young savages,” said ARHS senior and golf team co-captain Stephen McCudden.  As one of three other seniors that play for the ARHS team, McCudden was chosen to become co-captain...

New regulations on fan behavior enforced

Amherst Regional High School was criticized for its fan behavior at a girls varsity soccer game on September 23 against Holyoke. Receiver of Holyoke Public Schools Dr. Stephen Zrike alleged that Amherst students used...

Team Sports: a fun break

Mat ball Mondays, Football Fridays, basketball, team handball, and floor hockey are just some of the reasons why ARHS’s Team Sports class is constantly full every trimester. This elective class is taught by Elizabeth...

The Warriors’ rise to power

Even though I have always been a basketball fan, watching the Warriors’ rise to greatness has been special. This team showed me something I had never seen on the court before: a team that...

Softball led by new coach

The Amherst Regional High School varsity softball team started off the season this spring with a new head coach, physical education and health teacher Brittni Upchurch. A member of both her high school and...

Tennis pros

Amherst tennis has its eyes on the Western Mass title this year, but not before bringing a team full of newcomers together and focusing on rebuilding. Allison McCann recalls a team of 20 players...

Hardworking baseball boys

The Amherst Hurricanes baseball team is focused on building on the success of last season. “Working hard, you’re gonna get out what you put in. It’s no surprise that the hardest working teams win....

Cricket-mania strikes

They’re called the Grasshopper Cricket League. This spring, a group of ARHS students have been training on the school track, preparing for a season of cricket matches. The league is divided into two teams,...