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Bulletin Board: DRIVE boy's hoop tryouts today at Hopkins

Tryouts for the DRIVE Hoops AAU boys’ teams will be held today at Hopkins Academy in Hadley.

Boys in grades 4 through 7 will try out from 10 to 11:45 a.m., while those in grades 8 through 12 go from noon to 1:45 p.m.

Cost of the tryout is $10 per player. Parents are asked to bring the child’s birth certificate.

For more information, contact Angelo Thomas at (413) 824-6679 or email to, or visit

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 MPRD for more details at 863-3216.


Turners coach sought

Turners Falls High School is seeking a junior varsity baseball coach. Interested candidates are asked to send a letter of interest with resume to Glenn Doulette, c/o Turners Falls High School, 222 Turnpike Road, Montague, MA 01351.


Newt registrations

The Newt Guilbault Community Baseball League will hold its last-chance registrations this morning from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Turners Falls High School gymnasium.

Tryouts will be held immediately following the sign-ups from 10 a.m. to noon at the gym.

The league is open to residents of all area school communities except Greenfield, Mohawk and Frontier. Cost is $75. Bring a birth certificate.

GML sign-ups

The Greenfield Minor League will hold registrations for the 2014 season at the Lunt Field club house on three dates in early March.

Registrations will take place today (10 a.m. to noon), Friday (5:30 to 8 p.m.) and March 8 (10 a.m. to noon).

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, or call Scott Cote (522-5334) or Butch Martin (774-4591).

FC Babe Ruth sign-ups

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

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.

Deerfield Rec sign-ups

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

Baseball is open to kids in grades K through 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 email to

Legion players sought

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 Post 81 will field Senior (19 and under) and Junior (17 and under) teams. All prospective players must register — even those from a previous roster — by calling Tim Capuano (413-222-1372), Bill Phelps (774-3954) or Kyle Phelps (522-7317).

Tryouts will be conducted at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield on April 26, May 3 and May 4. The teams will be selected on May 10.


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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