Hubbard captures DRIVE Boys’ JV crown

Hubbard Heating & Cooling was crowned champion of the DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball League on Thursday evening as it defeated Whitney Fencing, 54-51, at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield.

Hunter Cote netted 18 points and Mike Menard added 14 for the champions.

Ian Fulton Black drained a game-high 25 and Tucker Llewellyn had 13 for Whitney.


Hunt Memorial Sr. 2-Ball

Bob Linn and Jim Hosey combined for a 6-under-par 66 to win the overall title in the Jon Hunt Memorial Senior Two-Ball golf tournament on Friday at the Country Club of Greenfield.

George Fleischner and Terry Blanchard finished second with a 67.

Fred Gohr and Ed Pedruczny posted a 58 for low net, while Lee Friedrich and Brian Mead tied for second with Bob Diamond and Jay Frost at 61.

In the Fred Couples Division, Jay Rice and Tim Rice posted a 70 for low gross, followed by Dave Cronin and Al Griffin at 72.

Tom Los and Dave Blanchette finisehd with a low net of 62. Gary Stacy and Dave McDonald tied for second with Blake Keedy and Brad Worthley with 63s.

In the Hale Irwin Division, low gross went to Jim Ruschioni and Paul Nunez at 68, while Tom Bergeron and Jack Varner were second with a 69.

Joe Golonka and John Zaniewski shared low net honors with Forbes Byron and Bob Barclay with 63s.


GMS football

The Greenfield Middle School football team will hold its opening day practice Monday at 5 at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield.

Any seventh and eighth graders interested in playing should show up. All players should bring the necessary paperwork to practice, including physical forms. Anyone needing forms can find them on the Greenfield Public Schools website or at the middle school or high school offices.

Frontier girls’ soccer coach sought

Frontier Regional School is looking for a coach for the girls’ junior varsity soccer team.

Anyone interested should apply to Scott Dredge at Frontier Regional School, 113 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA, 01373 or email

Great Falls soccer coach sought

Great Falls Middle School is seeking a middle school soccer coach. For more information, contact athletic director Adam Graves at 863-7200 ext. 7314 or email to

Pioneer volleyball coaches sought

Pioneer Valley Regional School is looking for a middle school and junior varsity volleyball coach.

Anyone interested should contact Pioneer athletic director Gina Johnson via email at

Youth soccer

Deerfield Rec registration

The Deerfield Recreation Department will sponsor youth soccer programs for children in grades K through 6 this fall.

Registration will be held on Thursday, as well as Sept. 2, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Town Hall in South Deerfield. Registration forms can also be found online at

Registration fee is $50 per child.

For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 413-665-1400 ext. 107 or

Youth field hockey

Union 38 intro program

Deerfield Rec will conduct the Union 38 Introduction to Field Hockey program for girls in grades 3 through 6 from the towns of Deerfield, Whately, Sunderland and Conway.

The focus of the program will be on skill development with game scenarios later in the season.

Sticks, shin guards and balls (with a deposit) will be provided to the first 35 girls who register. Players are encouraged to wear a mouthguard.

Practices will be held on Sundays from Sept. 14 through Oct. 19 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Memorial Field in South Deerfield.

Fees are $10 for registration and $50 for equipment deposit. Parents are asked to write separate checks for each (equipment deposit checks will be returned at the last session, when all equipment is returned).

Registration Forms available online

For more information or to register, contact the Rec Office at 665-1400 Ext. 107 or email to

Road race

Don Maynard Memorial

The 20th annual Don Maynard Memorial 5-mile Road Race and 3-mile Walk will take place on Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m.

The race begins and ends at the Green River Swimming & Recreation Area in Greenfield.

The first 100 registered participants will get a free T-shirt. Entry fee is $20 for the run and $14 for the walk. Registration forms can be picked up at the YMCA or the Body Shoppe in Greenfield, or by contacting Chuck Adams at 522-6688. Participants can also register online at


Mud run

The third annual “Your First Mud Run” will take place Sept. 28 at Holyoke Community College at 10 a.m.

The race covers two miles and features numerous obstacles such as wall climb, tires, jump ropes and a mud pit. The event is open to the whole family and is a good practice for those interested in running something larger, such as the Tough Mudder or Spartan Race. Every participant will get a T-shirt and a medal, and pictures and other gear will be available.

For more information, contact Brad at 201-891-4115 or email to To register go to


Boys’ 7 on 7 tourney

The Fall Face-Off 7-on-7 boys’ lacrosse tournament will be held Oct. 5 at Indoor Action Sports in Greenfield.

It will feature separate High School Varsity and Junior Varsity divisions. Each team will be guaranteed three games, plus the opportunity for playoffs, with certified officials for each game.

Entry fee is $500 per team.

For more information, call IAS at 413-772-8665.

Track & field

PV pole vault school

The Pioneer Valley Pole Vault School in Bernardston is open by appointment for individual and group lessons through the fall with negotiable rates.

Lessons will be taught by Pioneer Valley Regional School track and Northfield Mount Hermon pole-vault coach Jim Bell, himself a Masters pole vaulter.

For more information, contact Bell at 413-648-8929.

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