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Greenfield nine opens with 7-5 victory

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The only thing that has been able to prevent Greenfield Post 81 from winning of late has been the weather. On Sunday, one day after Greenfield opened the American Legion Baseball Senior Division State Championships with a victory, rain and thunderstorms washed out the action and postponed games until today. That means Greenfield will take on Milford Post 59 today … 0

Bulletin Board: Jacques, Frontier win, 6-4

Sunday, July 27, 2014

John Jacques went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored on Sunday to help Frontier to a 6-4 win over South Hadley during the … 0

Keeping Score: Road rage

Friday, July 25, 2014

Good morning! There’s nothing like an old fashioned rhubarb to liven up the dog days of summer at Monadnock Speedway, where Mini-Stock driver Mike Stebbins’ … 0

Bulletin Board: Bridge Classic approaches

Friday, July 25, 2014

The countdown has dwindled to two short weeks for the 36th annual running of the Bridge of Flowers 10K Classic and the Steve Lewis Subaru 3K Charity Run/Walk. The event is an anticipated happening in the picturesque village of Shelburne Falls, taking place on the second Saturday of … 0

Post 81 marches to states, 5-4

Thursday, July 24, 2014

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81’s Luke Bakker got to experience the lows and the highs of baseball Thursday. After a fluky play in the top of the sixth inning bounced over the head of the first baseman to … 0

Bulletin Board: Mohawk trims Hamp, 4-3

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Mohawk came out of the gate swinging, scoring three runs on five hits in the first inning, and held on to beat Northampton, 4-3, in Western Massachusetts Mickey Mantle Baseball Tournament action in Buckland Thursday night. Levin Finck led the way for Mohawk, going 2-for-3 with a double … 0

Tigers oust Manny’s

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Perhaps it was the thunderstorm that moved through the area on Wednesday night that created a power outage for Manny’s TV & Appliance, or maybe it was something else, but the second-seed was unable to score a run … 0

On the Trail: Photo finish

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

I can’t claim shock because I had an idea a neighbor or random passerby had probably seen that bear my dogs and I recently jumped out of a narrow strip of wetland before it tore up five plastic-covered hay bales nestled along an adjacent tree line above. In … 0

Bulletin Board: Easthampton blanks Mohawk, 1-0

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dakota Wheeler threw a four-hit shutout as Easthampton beat Mohawk, 1-0, in Mickey Mantle Baseball playoff action in Buckland Wednesday night. John Dawicki had a hit for Mohawk. Tyler Vishway finished with two hits in the loss. Mohawk hosts the loser of the Northampton/Amherst game tonight at Mohawk … 0

Bulletin Board:Hamp beats Frontier, 15-10

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Northampton scored five runs in the fifth to break open a close game and beat Frontier, 15-10, in a Suburban League 12-and-under softball game Tuesday night at Zabek Field in South Deerfield. The rally helped Hamp take a … 0

Post 81 dumps Westfield, 3-1

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 has a chance to sweep through the WMass American Legion Baseball tournament. Ben Ruddock turned in seven strong innings and Mark Buck hit a big third-inning RBI triple as Greenfield opened the best-of-three championship series with a 3-1 victory over Westfield Tuesday night at Bullens … 0

Greenfield captures WMass title

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 has had a successful debut in Junior American Legion Baseball. The locals claimed the regular season title in its opening season, and claimed the Western Massachusetts Championship Tuesday night with a 7-3 win over host Chicopee at Szot Park. Greenfield scored once in the fifth … 0

Graves named Turners’ new AD

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

GREENFIELD — The hometown boy is finally coming home. Adam Graves, a 1996 Turners Falls High School graduate and former starting Indians quarterback, returned to his alma mater Tuesday afternoon when he officially accepted the positions of athletic … 0