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Pair of 63s highlight day of nice weather, low scores

Thursday, July 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — It was a most unusual opening morning for the Invitational Four-Ball Tournament at the Country Club of Greenfield: a lush, soft layout, temperatures hovering in the mid-60s, and virtually no wind. In other words, it was a day for going low. Troy Miller and Scott Serwa of Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston torched the 6,337-yard layout for a 9-under-par … 0

Post 81 reaches end of road, 4-3

Thursday, July 31, 2014

SUDBURY — Baseball is a game of inches and, on Thursday, the closest of plays just did not go the way of Greenfield Post 81. … 1

Bulletin Board: Junior Legion nine falls to Littleton, 5-4

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A fantastic inaugural season for Greenfield Post 81 Junior American Legion Baseball team has finally come to an end. Littleton Post 249 got out two … 0

Ames keeps Post 81 alive, 4-1

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

SUDBURY — In a game of missed opportunities to score runs for Greenfield Post 81, Niko Ames came through when it counted. The Post 81 shortstop blasted a two-out, bases-clearing double with the bags full in the top … 0

On the Trail: Close encounter

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Although there’s other stuff I could get into, interesting topics I’m confident readers would enjoy, it’s back to black bears — specifically a big Wendell bruin that may be attempting to befriend a dear old friend of mine, … 0

Bulletin Board: Junior Legion crushes Braintree in semifinals, 10-5

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Greenfield Post 81 Junior American Legion Baseball team continued its charge toward a state championship with a 10-5 victory over previously unbeaten Braintree Post 86 in the Junior Department Championships Wednesday night at Szot Park in Chicopee. Greenfield faces unbeaten Littleton Post 249 today at 4:30 in … 0

Milford rocks Post 81

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dan Mantoni tossed six innings of two-hit ball and Milford Post 59 scored seven times in the sixth inning to break open a close game and post an 11-1 victory over Greenfield Post 81 in an American Legion … 0

Back problems cloud defending 4-Ball champs’ title prospects

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

GREENFIELD — If Nate Burdick and Dave Kennedy want to win back-to-back titles, then they must make sure their backs are healthy — literally. Both players have dealt with a back injury during 2014 as they prepare to … 0

Bulletin Board: Sirichanvimol wins Classic match of the night

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Beacon Clay Court Classic men’s singles tennis tournament finally got underway Tuesday after being pushed back due to rain. Chat Sirichanvimol won the evening’s best match, rallying from a set down to beat Andrew Varnon, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. • In the other matches, Anthony Holley bested Joe … 0

Junior Legion stays alive, 8-1

Monday, July 28, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 moved on in the American Legion Baseball Junior Department Championships with an 8-1 victory Monday over Falmouth Post 250 at Landers Field in South Hadley. The game was a continuation of Sunday’s suspended contest at Szot Park in Chicopee, and was moved to Landers Field … 0

Jaywalking: Tight team

Monday, July 28, 2014

There are lots of things to do on a summer evening in our area. Cooking on the grill, sitting around the campfire or on a patio, or going for a walk or a run as the sun sets are some ways to enjoy the evening and relax. Another … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners, Greenfield win Newt tourney titles

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Turners Falls 12s and Greenfield 10s captured Newt Guilbault Youth Baseball Tournament titles Monday evening in Turners Falls. Turners Falls finished off a 4-1 weekend with a 14-2 victory over Westminster, the team it lost to in pool play Sunday. Turners had beaten Greenfield (12-3), Frontier (10-0) … 0

Greenfield nine opens with 7-5 victory

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The only thing that has been able to prevent Greenfield Post 81 from winning of late has been the weather. On Sunday, one day after Greenfield opened the American Legion Baseball Senior Division State Championships with a victory, … 0