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Greyhound Passing League Camp underway

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Local high school football players will get a new opportunity to hit the gridiron this summer. The Greyhound Passing League Camp kicked off on Monday night, and it’s unlike anything ever offered in the area. Each Monday beginning at 5 p.m., teams get together and play against one another in 7-on-7 mini-games. The games follow the AAU 7-on-7 Football Passing … 0

Bulletin Board: Mason, mates shine at gymnastics nationals

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Kathryn Mason led a group of gymnasts from the Greenfield YMCA Tumbling Tigers competing over the weekend at the 2015 YMCA National Gymnastics Championships in … 0

Jaywalking: Manny’s maker drifting off into the sunset

Monday, July 6, 2015

If you’ve been to a Manny’s home baseball game this season and felt like something was missing, well, join the crowd. There is definitely something … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners Falls AC Babe Ruth champion

Monday, July 6, 2015

Turners Falls Athletic Club captured the Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League championship Monday night with a 9-3 victory over Hubie’s Tavern & Restaurant at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield. TFAC — which won the title four of the … 0

Baseball Roundup: Post 81 roars back

Monday, July 6, 2015

Luke Bakker may have hit a second-inning inside-the-park grand slam, but he’ll be remembered more for an at-bat when his bat never left his shoulder. Bakker worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh inning to force in the game-winning run and Greenfield Post 81 won … 0

Post 81 turns back Aldenville, 6-4

Sunday, July 5, 2015

GREENFIELD — It might not have qualified as a “fireworks display,” but Greenfield Post 81 used a three-run fifth-inning outburst to topple Aldenville Post 337, 6-4, in a Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball game Sunday night at Veterans Memorial Field. The Greenfield fireworks took place about 40 … 0

Registration looming large for popular Bridge of Flowers 10K

Sunday, July 5, 2015

There is only about one month left to register for the 37th annual Bridge of Flowers 10K Classic, and it’s looking to be another record-breaking year for the popular event with an international flavor. The race takes place on Aug. 8 in downtown Shelburne Falls, beginning and ending … 0

Bulletin Board: Post 81 Juniors explode in opener, sweep twin bill

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sunday was a good day for the Greenfield Post 81 Junior American Legion Baseball team. Greenfield traveled to Szot Park in Chicopee and swept a doubleheader against Chicopee, scoring seven times in the 11th inning to win the opener 10-3, then riding a complete-game shutout from Noah Barnes … 0

Agawam surprises Greenfield

Friday, July 3, 2015

Four unearned in the first inning helped Agawam Post 185 knock off Greenfield Post 81, 6-1, in a Western Massachusetts Junior American Legion game Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Greenfield got a run back in the fourth on Trevor Mankowsky’s RBI single, and remained a … 0

Keeping Score: Boston smug

Friday, July 3, 2015

Good morning, and happy birthday America! Last November at the Manchester (N.H.) City Marathon, Jason Ayr had a Rosie Ruiz moment. The 27-year-old Westfield native had broken free from the pack at the 20-mile mark and was within … 0

Nadeau loves karting challenges

Thursday, July 2, 2015

LOUDON, N.H. — Saturday morning, around 11, cool, the familiar sound of revving engines filling the New Hampshire Motor Speedway air. They’re not emanating from the one-mile oval that hosts NASCAR Sprint Cup races twice annually, but instead … 0

Post 81 slips past Northampton, 4-3

Thursday, July 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — When you’re hot, everything just seems to go right, and Greenfield Post 81 is on fire. Post 81 pitching got out of a pair of late-inning jams, and Luke Bakker’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the sixth wound up being the difference as Greenfield … 0

Rhodes sharp in Manny’s 7-0 win

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Devin Rhodes took care of things on the mound, and Eric Libardoni provided plenty of offensive support. Rhodes tossed a four-hit shutout and Libardoni belted a two-run homer to highlight a three-hit evening as Manny’s TV & Appliance Center blanked DiFranco Realty, 7-0, in Tri-County League men’s amateur … 0