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Women’s basketball: In front of sold-out crowd, Smith College gets past Maine Maritime in NCAA tourney opener
03-01-2024 9:48 PM

It wasn’t easy, but the Smith College women’s basketball team is into into the Round of 32.The Pioneers used their defense and a huge edge in rebounding to hold off a push from Maine Maritime, 61-46, in the opening round of the NCAA Division 3...

Colleges: Hamilton takes down top-seeded Amherst women’s hockey team in NESCAC semis (PHOTOS)
03-01-2024 9:43 PM

With a spot in the league title game on the line and playing on home ice, the Amherst College women’s hockey team was staring another NESCAC title square in the face on Friday.But the top-seeded Mammoths had their party spoiled by No. 4 Hamilton.The...

Colleges: Smith women’s basketball, Amherst women’s hockey hosting huge games this weekend
02-29-2024 8:26 PM


Following its fourth conference crown in as many years, the Smith College women’s basketball team earned the top seed in its first-round pod and will host the opening two rounds of the NCAA Division 3 Tournament.The Pioneers stomped Babson 90-59 in...

UMass confirms move to the Mid-American Conference (MAC) as 13th member
02-29-2024 4:09 PM


AMHERST — As of Thursday afternoon, it’s officially official.The UMass athletics department released a press release at 3:30 p.m. confirming its move to the Mid-American Conference (MAC) as a full member, as the baseball, men’s and women’s basketball,...

UMass women’s basketball snaps 15-game losing skid with victory over St. Bonaventure
02-28-2024 9:07 PM


AMHERST — The streak is finally over.Following an abysmal stretch of 15 consecutive losses, the UMass women’s basketball team finally put an end to its skid with a 58-45 win over St. Bonaventure on Wednesday night at the Mullins Center. Kristin...

Atlantic 10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade responds to UMass’ decision to leave the Atlantic 10: “This news does not alter the mission of the A-10”
02-27-2024 3:14 PM


AMHERST — For nearly half a century, University of Massachusetts athletics have been an integral part of the Atlantic 10 Conference in a variety of sports – ranging from basketball, to lacrosse, to swimming and much more. The institution was one of...

Women’s basketball: Smith College draws Maine Maritime in first round, will host NCAA Division 3 pod
02-26-2024 5:35 PM


NORTHAMPTON — After winning its fourth consecutive NEWMAC tournament championship on Sunday, the Smith College women’s basketball team woke up Monday for the annual selection show to see where and when it would be playing in the first round of the...

UMass basketball: After disappointing loss, Minutemen head to George Washington in need of a win
02-26-2024 5:06 PM


Saturday was one of the those games that the UMass men’s basketball team had to win – regardless of by how much or how pretty it looked.The biggest Mullins Center crowd (7,016) since 2015 was on hand as were a ton of alumni sitting courtside. The...

UMass will reportedly join the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in all sports in 2025-26
02-26-2024 3:30 PM


According to multiple sources, the University of Massachusetts is set to join the Mid-American Conference (MAC) for an all-sports move beginning in the 2025-26 academic year.The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach and ESPN’s Pete Thamel were among those to...

Women’s basketball: Smith College blasts Babson, captures 4th straight NEWMAC title
02-25-2024 6:07 PM


NORTHAMPTON – Since the 2019-20 season, the Smith College women’s basketball team has always finished at the top of their conference standings. That streak continued on Sunday as the Pioneer won their fourth consecutive NEWMAC championship via a 90-59...

UMass hockey returns to action against Merrimack, Maine this weekend
02-01-2024 6:11 PM


After a week off to rest and recharge, the UMass hockey team is back on the ice this weekend. It comes with a twist, however.Unlike most weekends in Hockey East where UMass will play a home-and-home series with one opponent, the Minutemen will be...

Girls soccer: Belchertown’s Madysen LePage signs National Letter of Intent to play at Bentley University
01-12-2024 5:03 PM


BELCHERTOWN — In front of a crowd filled with friends, family, coaches, and other members of the Belchertown community on Friday, Orioles girls soccer star Madysen LePage signed her National Letter of Intent to play at the collegiate level.LePage’s...

Women’s basketball: Ally Yamada’s career-high 28 points helps Smith College take down Hamilton 74-56
01-09-2024 9:01 PM


NORTHAMPTON — Smith College guard Ally Yamada battled for a steal, poked the ball to Hannah Martin and took off running up the sideline. Martin swung it up to Yamada as time ticked down in the third quarter.Yamada had no time to think, she just had to...

Men’s soccer: Amherst College sets sights on Washington and Lee in NCAA Division 3 Final Four
11-29-2023 5:04 PM


The Amherst College men’s soccer team has been on the ride of its life during the NCAA Division 3 Tournament, but the club hasn’t made it easy on their coaching staff or fans. The Mammoths (17-2-3) are one game away from playing for a national title,...

UMass lacrosse: Minutewomen can’t stay with Johns Hopkins in opening-round NCAA tourney loss
05-12-2023 6:19 PM


The little missteps or cracks that slipped by during the Atlantic 10 regular season cost the UMass women’s lacrosse team in the NCAA Tournament.Johns Hopkins pounded the Minutewomen in the first quarter and held them off for a 19-8 victory in Friday’s...

Johns Hopkins women’s lacrosse coach Tim McCormack applying lessons he learned as a UMass goalie
05-11-2023 7:45 PM


Wins and losses barely register when Johns Hopkins women’s lacrosse coach Tim McCormack remembers his time at UMass.He played goalie for the Minutemen from 2008-2012, captaining the team his final two years. McCormack ranks eighth all-time at UMass...

Gazette reporter Hannah Bevis recaps a crazy winter on the local sports scene
03-28-2023 8:12 PM


Though March Madness is usually reserved for the NCAA basketball tournament, March truly is the craziest time of year for sports, especially here at the Daily Hampshire Gazette. Between Western Massachusetts and high school state tournaments, as well...

Northampton grad Amanda Mieczkowski helps Assumption women’s basketball set new standards with Elite 8 run
03-24-2023 7:58 PM


The tears flowed in Assumption’s locker room after the Greyounds fell against Minnesota Duluth in the Division 2 Elite 8.Northampton graduate Amanda Mieczkowski, a junior and captain, embraced the team’s two departing players senior Monica Spain and...

Women’s hockey: Natalie Stott records another shutout as Amherst blanks Hamilton 2-0, punches national title-game ticket (PHOTOS)
03-18-2023 12:36 AM


AMHERST – As the clock ticked down the final seconds, the Amherst College women’s hockey team started to realize what exactly it had accomplished. Playing in front of a packed house on their home ice in the NCAA Division 3 semifinals, the Mammoths...

How Smith College basketball built a D3 Final Four contender
03-17-2023 2:40 PM


The line wrapped around Smith College’s Indoor Track & Tennis complex an hour before tipoff. Smith athletic director Kristen Hughes’ phone lit up with a text, “It’s like a Rihanna concert out here.”Ainsworth Gymnasium holds roughly 500 people, and the...

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