Bulletin Board: Owls win equestrian title

The Stoneleigh-Burnham School equestrian team won the championship during the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Zone 1 Region 7 Finals Saturday at Stoneleigh-Burnham in Greenfield.

The middle-school team finished as reserve champion and both teams advanced to the Zone 1 Finals on April 12 & 13 at Mount Holyoke College.

A number of individual riders from SBS also advanced to the Zone 1 Finals, having placed first or second in their respective classes. Northfield’s Grace Powers won the Varsity Intermediate Flat division and also placed eighth in the Varsity Intermediate Fences Individual division. Northampton’s Francesca Eremeeva won the Varsity Open Flat division, and Florence’s Kayleigh Intrator took second in the Junior Varsity Novice Flat division. Julia Thayer, of South Deerfield, took second in the Future Intermediate Flat Team competition, while Colby Maynard won the Future Novice Flat Individual division. Liana Ohl came in second in the Junior Varsity Beginner Flat, and Amanda Chmyzinski took fourth in the Future Beginner Flat Individual division.

Stoneleigh-Burnham competed against riders from 12 other schools.


NMH falls in national semis

Brewster Academy poured in 53 second-half points and pulled away for an 84-61 win over Northfield Mount Hermon School in the semifinals of the National Prep Championship Wednesday night at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Conn.

Brewster later defeated St. Thomas More, 88-77, to win the national championship and complete a perfect 33-0 season. It was their third title in five seasons.

Ian Sistare paced the Hoggers (24-10) with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Aaron Falzone finished with 14 points, while Daquon Ervin totaled 9 points, 5 assists and 5 steals.


FCHA evaluations

The Franklin County Hockey Association will hold travel-team evaluations from March 11-27 for all age levels at Collins-Moylan Arena in Greenfield.

The evaluations are for mites, squirts, peewees, bantams and girls for the 2014-15 season.

The FCHA is looking to offer a minimum of two teams at each age level, affordable dues, loaner equipment, and discounts for goalies.

For more information visit FCHA.org.


West County registrations

The West County Babe Ruth Baseball team will hold registrations tonight from 5:30 to 6:30 and Sunday from noon to 1 p.m. at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland.

Players must be ages 13 to 15 (as of April 30), and cost for the early registration is $85.

For more questions contact John Finck at 775-3710.

Youth baseball

FC Babe Ruth sign-ups

The Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League will hold Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle registrations for the upcoming season tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Greenfield Middle School.

Early registration fee for Babe Ruth is $85.

Questions can be directed to Gabe Mousseau at (413) 695-3471 or Joe Mignault at 774-3876.

GML sign-ups

The Greenfield Minor League will hold registrations for the 2014 season on Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lunt Field club house.

The league is a division of Cal Ripken Baseball and open to area youths ages 6 through 12. Cost is $75 per player with a $10 sibling discount. Financial assistance is available. Parents should bring a birth certificate to the registrations.

For more information, visit the league’s website at www.gmlb.org, or call Scott Cote (522-5334) or Butch Martin (774-4591).

Adult softball

Montague Rec registrations

The Montague Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registrations for new teams interested in joining the Co-ed Adult Softball League.

The league is ASA sanctioned with umpires and team registration is $550. The season runs from May through August, and games are held on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Contact the Recreation Department for more details at 863-3216.


FCTS tourney

Franklin County Technical School will host its sixth annual Dodgeball Tournament on March 21 to benefit the school’s girls’ soccer program.

Teams are open to anyone and should consist of five players. Cost is $25 per team, with cash prizes of $200 and $100 for the top two teams. The double-elimination tournament begins at 6 and ends when one team remains.

Teams must register by March 18, and the tournament is limited to 42 teams.

To register, contact Dan Prasol at 863-9561 Ext. 233.

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