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Bulletin Board: Turners Falls AC Babe Ruth champion

Monday, July 6, 2015

Turners Falls Athletic Club captured the Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League championship Monday night with a 9-3 victory over Hubie’s Tavern & Restaurant at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield. TFAC — which won the title four of the past six seasons — broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth with four runs, highlighted by Bryce Dobosz’s two-run single and Jordan … 0

Jaywalking: Manny’s maker drifting off into the sunset

Monday, July 6, 2015

If you’ve been to a Manny’s home baseball game this season and felt like something was missing, well, join the crowd. There is definitely something … 0

Baseball Roundup: Post 81 roars back

Monday, July 6, 2015

Luke Bakker may have hit a second-inning inside-the-park grand slam, but he’ll be remembered more for an at-bat when his bat never left his shoulder. … 0

Post 81 turns back Aldenville, 6-4

Sunday, July 5, 2015

GREENFIELD — It might not have qualified as a “fireworks display,” but Greenfield Post 81 used a three-run fifth-inning outburst to topple Aldenville Post 337, 6-4, in a Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball game Sunday night at Veterans Memorial Field. The Greenfield fireworks took place about 40 … 0

Registration looming large for popular Bridge of Flowers 10K

Sunday, July 5, 2015

There is only about one month left to register for the 37th annual Bridge of Flowers 10K Classic, and it’s looking to be another record-breaking year for the popular event with an international flavor. The race takes place on Aug. 8 in downtown Shelburne Falls, beginning and ending … 0

Bulletin Board: Post 81 Juniors explode in opener, sweep twin bill

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sunday was a good day for the Greenfield Post 81 Junior American Legion Baseball team. Greenfield traveled to Szot Park in Chicopee and swept a doubleheader against Chicopee, scoring seven times in the 11th inning to win the opener 10-3, then riding a complete-game shutout from Noah Barnes … 0

Agawam surprises Greenfield

Friday, July 3, 2015

Four unearned in the first inning helped Agawam Post 185 knock off Greenfield Post 81, 6-1, in a Western Massachusetts Junior American Legion game Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Greenfield got a run back in the fourth on Trevor Mankowsky’s RBI single, and remained a … 0

Keeping Score: Boston smug

Friday, July 3, 2015

Good morning, and happy birthday America! Last November at the Manchester (N.H.) City Marathon, Jason Ayr had a Rosie Ruiz moment. The 27-year-old Westfield native had broken free from the pack at the 20-mile mark and was within … 0

Nadeau loves karting challenges

Thursday, July 2, 2015

LOUDON, N.H. — Saturday morning, around 11, cool, the familiar sound of revving engines filling the New Hampshire Motor Speedway air. They’re not emanating from the one-mile oval that hosts NASCAR Sprint Cup races twice annually, but instead … 0

Post 81 slips past Northampton, 4-3

Thursday, July 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — When you’re hot, everything just seems to go right, and Greenfield Post 81 is on fire. Post 81 pitching got out of a pair of late-inning jams, and Luke Bakker’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the sixth wound up being the difference as Greenfield … 0

Rhodes sharp in Manny’s 7-0 win

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Devin Rhodes took care of things on the mound, and Eric Libardoni provided plenty of offensive support. Rhodes tossed a four-hit shutout and Libardoni belted a two-run homer to highlight a three-hit evening as Manny’s TV & Appliance Center blanked DiFranco Realty, 7-0, in Tri-County League men’s amateur … 0

Bulletin Board: Franklin County no-hits North Adams, 20-1

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Three Franklin County hurlers combined on a no-hitter and the team scored at least three runs in every inning and rolled to a five-inning, 20-1 rout of North Adams 13-year-old District I-II Baseball Tournament Thursday night at Alcombright Field in North Adams. Bailey Young led a balanced offense … 0

Post 81 smacks Westfield

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 record five straight hits in the first inning and finished with 15 as it rolled to a six-inning, 14-2 verdict over Westfield Post 124 in a Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball game Wednesday night … 0