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Bulletin Board: Post 81 searching for Legion ballplayers

The American Legion Post 81 baseball team is looking for anyone interested in trying out for the team for the summer 2014 baseball season.

This season the team will have both a Junior and Senior Division team, opening it up to more players. Players must be 19 years of age or younger to be eligible to play. To be eligible to tryout, candidates must get on the consolidated player registration form by calling Tim Capuano (222-1372), Bill Phelps (774-3954) or Kyle Phelps (522-7317). Tryouts will be conducted at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield in late April or early May.

Deerfield Rec signups

The Deerfield Recreation Baseball and Softball teams will hold registrations Tuesday and again on March 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Deerfield Town Hall in South Deerfield.

Baseball is open to kids in grades K-4 (T-ball, Rookie and Minor League levels), while softball is open to grades 2 through 6.

For more information contact Sue Antonellis at 665-1400 ext. 107 or e-mail suea@town.deerfield.ma.us.

FC Babe Ruth registrations

Franklin County Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle will hold registrations for the upcoming season at Greenfield Middle School on March 4 through 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Early registration fee for Babe Ruth is $85.

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


Jobst honored

Former Mahar Regional School basketball player Dane Jobst was named a Capital One Academic All-American for Division III basketball for his senior season at Worcester State University.

Jobst, a native of Athol, is a criminal justice major with a 3.91 grade point average. On the court, Jobst is averaging 17 points and 13.2 rebounds per game. He is the first Worcester State men’s basketball player to earn Academic All-America honors.

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