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Milford rocks Post 81

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dan Mantoni tossed six innings of two-hit ball and Milford Post 59 scored seven times in the sixth inning to break open a close game and post an 11-1 victory over Greenfield Post 81 in an American Legion Baseball Department Championship winner’s-bracket game Tuesday at Feeley Field in Sudbury. The game was called in the bottom of the eighth inning … 0

Back problems cloud defending 4-Ball champs’ title prospects

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

GREENFIELD — If Nate Burdick and Dave Kennedy want to win back-to-back titles, then they must make sure their backs are healthy — literally. Both … 0

Bulletin Board: Sirichanvimol wins Classic match of the night

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Beacon Clay Court Classic men’s singles tennis tournament finally got underway Tuesday after being pushed back due to rain. Chat Sirichanvimol won the evening’s … 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 … 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

Mones and Manny’s trim Tigers AC, 4-1

Monday, July 21, 2014

Dusty Mones fired a complete game to help Manny’s TV & Appliance Center earn a 4-1 win over the Chicopee Falls Tigers AC in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of the Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball playoffs Monday … 0

Jaywalking: Travelin’ man

Monday, July 21, 2014

Andrew Doty will spend the next nine days in the Dominican Republic playing baseball, giving back. Doty will be taking part in a trip being sponsored by MVP Baseball, a college recruiting company, and not only will Doty … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield falls hard

Monday, July 21, 2014

Greenfield fell to Marlborough, 11-1, in 31/ 2 innings in the semifinals of the Cal Ripken Baseball Western/Central Massachusetts State Tournament at the Williams Street Complex in Marlboro. Troy Emond’s solo home run was the only hit for Greenfield, which completed a 3-2 tourney weekend. Greenfield had beaten … 0

Greenfield routs Ludlow to advance

Sunday, July 20, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Post 81 offense continued its postseason power surge and the team advanced to the Western Mass. Mass American Legion Baseball championship series with a 16-4 mercy rule-shortened victory over Ludlow Post 52 Sunday night … 0