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Bulletin Board: DA tennis thumps NMH

Gil Roddy defeated Yihao Yang, 6-0, 6-0 at first singles and Deerfield Academy thumped Northfield Mount Hermon School, 7-0, in a boys’ prep tennis match Wednesday in Deerfield.

Cole Horton defeated Paul Polk, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 2 singles, Luke Therrien beat Carlos Garcida, 7-5, 6-1 at No. 3, and Jackson Watson took a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Matt Swiman at No. 4. Darren Ho beat Santy Torres Guiza, 6-0, 6-1 at fifth singles, and Scot Danforth downed Griffin Dunne, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6.

Deerfield also swept the three doubles matches to earn the seventh point.


Jordan Dow scored three times Wednesday but NMH fell 14-7 to Trinity-Pawling School in a boys’ prep lacrosse match in Pawling, N.Y.

Briton Barge finished with three assists in the loss. Alex Bloom added one goal and one assist, and Luke Leyden, Paul Butler and Evan Carey each chipped in one goal.

• In girls’ action, NMH fell to Phillips Andover Academy, 13-12, in overtime Wednesday in Andover.

NMH is now 3-5 on the season.


Maddie Spencer-Orrell went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles for NMH Wednesday but the Hoggers suffered a 5-3 loss to Wilbraham & Monson Academy in a prep softball game Wednesday at Crossley Field in Gill.

Wilbraham scored twice in the top of the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie.

Yona Kimball-Smith singled and drove in a run for NMH (4-3 overall), and Paige Michel went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles.


Felton strong

Fitchburg State University freshman Emilee Felton qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference Track & Field Championships over the weekend with her performance in the javelin during the Eric Loeschner Memorial Meet at Elliot Field in Fitchburg.

The former Turners Falls High School standout finished second in the javelin with an all-time personal-best throw of 121 feet, which was five feet farther than she has ever thrown the javelin. Felton will compete at the ECAC championships on May 15 & 16 at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. She is one of only two Fitchburg women to qualify for the meet.


IAS clinic

Indoor Action Sports in Greenfield will host the Spring Fling Soccer Clinic on Friday in Greenfield.

The clinic is open to boys and girls ages 8-16 and runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the dome. Cost is $45 per player.

For more information contact Bill Buck at bill@indooraction.com or visit www.indooraction.com.


Turners hockey event

The Turners Falls High School hockey team is holding its 11th annual fundraising event on May 3 at the French King Entertainment Center.

The event is a comedy ESP/Hypnosis show starring Bruce James. There will be pasta stations provided by Myers Catering and tickets are $30 per person.

The show is for ages 18 and up, and reservations should be made for groups of eight or more. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show is at 9. There will also be raffle drawings for Bruins, Red Sox and Patriots items as well as other items.

For tickets or more information contact Don Mailloux (423-3810 or 834-1524), the French King Entertainment Center (423-3047), Misty Lyons at Freedom Credit Union (505-5786) or Scotty’s Convenience Store (863-9634).


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.


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 drew more than 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 626-3378 or Lou Grader at 774-2848.

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