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Jaywalking: Give it a Tri

Monday, August 3, 2015

Luke Martin knew he was getting no younger. In fact, athletic competition served as a constant reminder of that. So what did he do about it? Well ... put his body through a grueling series of physical activities Sunday. No, it wasn’t some crazy midlife crisis. The 33-year-old Greenfield native competed in the 32nd Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon at the Green … 0

Bulletin Board: Miner helps Grizzlies bury Ludlow, 21-5

Monday, August 3, 2015

Nikki Miner went 2-for-4 with a triple, double and four RBIs to lead the Greenfield Grizlies to a 21-5 win over Ludlow in five innings … 0

Burdick and Kennedy back on summit

Sunday, August 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — Never underestimate experience or home-course advantage. Nate Burdick and Dave Kennedy of the host club relied on their course knowledge and prior experience … 0

Bensen, Cameron give Triathlon local champs

Sunday, August 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — On July 23, Greenfield native Dan Bensen celebrated his marriage to college sweetheart Rachel Meyer with a wedding. Ten days later, he was again celebrating — this time, Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon’s Sprint Division championship. Bensen cruised … 0

Keeping Score: Fleeting pleasure

Friday, July 31, 2015

Good morning! A slice of cherry pie and coffee was the capper at Timoleon’s in Keene recently. I was browsing the local sports section and noticed the Swamp Bats were in town against the Vermont Mountaineers at Alumni Field. With nothing else to do on a splendid summer … 0

Use of bat boys suspended following 9-year-old’s death

Monday, August 3, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. — The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat. Kaiser Carlile died Sunday after he was hit in the head with a … 0

4-Ball champs pass test in opener of match play

Friday, July 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — On a day where half of the matches never even made it the 16th tee, the defending champions had to withstand a tough opponent to get past the first round. Top seeds KC Finley and Cody … 0

Grizzlies hang on, beat Frontier

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Greenfield Grizzlies scored six times in the first inning and never lost to lead in a 10-9 victory over Frontier in a Suburban Softball League 14-and-under game Friday night at Murphy Park in Greenfield. Morgan Blanchard and Olivia Rowe both went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Stephanie Scoville … 0

Notes From The Sideline: Sight unseen

Friday, July 31, 2015

If you have tickets to an upcoming Red Sox game and are worried about being stuck behind a pole, Google “Fenway Obstructed View Guide.” A software company called headspinsoftware.com provides a seating chart of every obstructed view seat in the grandstand. By my count, there are 1,331 such … 0

Defending champions scorch qualifier

Thursday, July 30, 2015

GREENFIELD — If KC Finley and Cody Booska were looking for motivation to play well Thursday, they found it in a hurry. After watching opponents Jason Kelton and Jamie Crocker finish the front nine with an impressive 6-under-par-30, … 0

Covered bridge is back for Sunday’s Triathlon

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The bridge. Ah, the bridge. Finally, it’s back. After a three-year hiatus, the covered Pumping Station bridge on Eunice Williams Drive makes its long-awaited return to the Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon during the 32nd running of the annual race … 0

Bulletin Board: Holley outlasts Killeen at tennis Classic

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Anthony Holley earned a 7-2 win in the third-set tiebreaker against Matt Killeen to complete 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 victory and claim the championship of the Beacon Clay Court Classic men’s singles tournament Thursday morning at the Beacon Courts. It was the first time Holley has won the event. … 0

On The Trail: Roadside rambler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Two phone calls, a month apart, reporting separate sightings of a New England phantom, added perspective gleaned from a morning trip to my old stomping grounds, and here I sit, molding it into an outdoors tale for the sports page. So let’s begin with the apparition, otherwise known … 0