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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 in the finals to defeat Joe Groth and Jared Goss of Tekoa Country Club in Westfield, 3 and 2, to capture the 70th Invitational Four-Ball Tournament Sunday afternoon at the Country Club of Greenfield. It … 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 … 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 … 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

Greenfield splits, qualifies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

GREENFIELD — It might not have ended exactly the way Greenfield Post 81 would have liked, but the biggest goal of the day on Wednesday was to secure a spot in the Northeast Junior American Legion Baseball Regional … 0

Bulletin Board: Perry a World Champion

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Two instructors from the ATA Martial Arts Center in South Deerfield captured medals during the recently concluded 2015 World Taekwando Championships in Little Rock, Ark. Dr. Sarah Perry, a fifth-degree black belt from Amherst, qualified for all seven events in which she competes and captured six medals in … 0

Post 81 shocks Methuen, 5-3

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 knocked off the only remaining unbeaten team in the Junior American Legion Baseball State Tournament and played its way into the final day of competition with a 5-3 victory over Methuen Post 122 Tuesday night … 0