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Bulletin Board: Butler powers Hogger laxmen past Cushing, 18-4

Paul Butler scored four times on Wednesday to lead Northfield Mount Hermon School to a 18-4 victory over Cushing Academy in a boys’ prep lacrosse match in Gill.

Briton Barge added three goals in the win, and Jordan Dow led the team in points with one goal and five assists. Christian Heidelberger finished with five helpers, and Luke Leyden scored twice and added one assist. Alex Bloom, Evan Carey and Isaac Lipton each netted four goals, Peter-Owen Hayward and James Gittzus each finished with one goal and one assist, and Charlie Winsor tallied a helper.

• In girls’ action, NMH scored the final three goals of its match against Deerfield Academy to take a 11-9 decision over the Big Green Wednesday in Deerfield.

The teams were knotted at 5-5 at the break and despite multiple lead changes in a very closely played second half, NMH ended the game on the three-goal scoring streak. Caroline McGuire finished with three goals and two assists to lead NMH, and Camille Belletete added two goals and two assists. Ellen Arena finished with a pair of goals, while Beckie Duseau and Cas Szwajkowski each collected one goal and one assist. Brie Duseau and Mary Newton both added one goal.

Laura Rollins finished with four ground balls and one interception, and Brianna Young made nine saves.


Yona Kimball-Smith of Warwick went 2-for-4 with an RBI to lead NMH over Loomis-Chaffee School, 7-5, in a prep softball game Wednesday in Windsor, Conn.

Courtney Moriarty also went 2-for-4 for the Hoggers (4-0, 3-0 league).

Maddie Spencer-Orrell allowed just two walks and no earned runs while striking out six to earn the complete-game win.


Yihao Yang dropped a 6-1, 6-1 decision to Alex Newhouse and Choate Rosemary Hall knocked off NMH, 7-0, in a boys’ prep tennis match Wednesday afternoon in Gill.

Santy Torres Guiza lost the closest match of the day at singles for the Hoggers as Choate’s Shane Phillips earned a 6-1, 7-5 victory.

Youth baseball

Babe Ruth meeting

The Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League will hold a pair of meetings on Thursday at St. Kazimierz Society in Turners Falls.

The rules committee meeting begins at 5 p.m., with the general membership meeting to follow at 6.

Topics in the latter meeting will include additional registrations and skills clinic set-up for April 26.

For more information, contact Gabe Mousseau at 695-3471 or Joe Mignault at 774-3876.

Tee-ball sign-ups

Registration is now open for the Greenfield Recreation Department Tee-Ball program.

The program, open to boys and girls ages 5 to 7, takes place at Green River Park and Greenfield Middle School on Saturdays from May 3 through June 7 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Registrations are being taken at the Greenfield Town Hall Citizen Service Center or The Recreation Department at the Greenfield Youth Center on Sanderson Street.

Registration fee is $30 per child for Greenfield residents and $35 for nonresidents. Volunteer coaches are needed.

For more information or to volunteer, call the Rec Department at 772-1553.


Players that play on the American Legion Post 81 Junior Legion team will not be eligible to play Mickey Mantle baseball.

The article in Wednesday’s edition of The Recorder was incorrect in stating that players could play on both teams. The policy was put in place by the Legion team. Players eligible to play Babe Ruth will still be allowed to play both Junior Legion and Babe Ruth because the leagues are not viewed as “lateral.”


Skroski Memorial tourney

The second-annual Chief John F. Skroski Memorial Wiffleball Tournament will be held on May 10 at 128 Christian Lane in Whately.

The event starts at 9 a.m. and four teams will start at each field, with the top two teams advancing to the next round.

Entry fee is $15 per person, and each team has a maximum of three players.

Funds raised benefit two annual scholarships in Skroski’s name for a graduating basketball player at Frontier Regional School and Hampshire Regional High School.

Registration deadline is May 5 at 9 p.m.

For more information or to register, contact Chris Skroski at (413) 265-1668 or email to Christopherski27@yahoo.com.


Greenfield Tennis League

The Greenfield Tennis League is now accepting registrations for the summer season.

The league is co-ed and open to anyone 16 years old and older. Divisions are set up by playing ability and all matches take place on clay courts.

Cost is $25 for residents of Greenfield and $30 for nonresidents. Deadline to register is May 18.

For more information or to register contact Rick Miner at 863-4428.

Youth basketball

Basketball Blast sign-ups

The third annual Keene State “EDGE” Basketball Blast will take place on May 31 and June 1 at Keene State College.

The tournament is open to boys’ and girls’ teams in grades 6 through 11, and each team is guaranteed to play at least three games. Cost is $285 per team.

Last year the tournament had over 45 teams, and all games are played in one gym. Special requests accepted and multi-team discounts are given.

For more information contact Alyn Hastings at coachhastings@comcast.net or called 863-5007.


K of C tourney

The Greenfield Knights of Columbus Council 133 is looking for golfers interested in playing in its inaugural tournament on May 5 at 11 a.m. at the Country Club of Greenfield.

The event includes 18 holes with a cart as well as lunch, dinner and a large raffle.

For more information contact Jason Semaski at (413) 626-3378 or Lou Grader at 774-2848.

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