Bulletin Board: MacConnell, Zukowski rule K of C golf

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Bruce MacConnell and Ray Zukowski earned the top weekly point quota total at plus-6 to lead the Knights of Columbus Golf League at Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club Wednesday in Turners Falls. Steve Call was closest to the pin on No. 7 at 4 feet, 5 inches, while Joe Kapitulik was closest on No. 9 at 13-10. MacConnell won … 0

On the Trail: Old & eager

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The swamps are sporting their royal, invasive purple, yellows are lining the edges, rose of Sharon’s in bloom, mud-splattered acorns are scattered underfoot, my favorite … 0

Bulletin Board: Champigny, Mickiewicz tie at Edge Hill

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Paul Champigny and Justin Mickiewicz tied for top point quota at plus-4 Tuesday in the A Division of the Edge Hill Men’s Golf League in … 0

Bulletin Board: Pedigree vs. Bross in Wood-Racket final

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

It will be Steve Pedigree against Trevor Bross in the finals of the Greenfield Wood Racket Tennis Tournament tonight. Both men won their semifinal match on Tuesday night to advance to tonight’s title game at 5:30 at the Beacon Field Tennis Courts in Greenfield. Pedigree defeated Rick Miner … 0

Bulletin Board: Wood-Racket tennis semifinals set

Monday, August 18, 2014

Rick Miner defeated Paul Beaulieu, 6-1, 6-2, Monday night during opening play of the Wood Racket Tennis Tournament at the Beacon Field Tennis Courts in Greenfield. Miner will take on Steve Pedigree in the semifinals after Pedigree defeated Byron Caplice, 6-1, 6-0 Monday. On the other side of … 0

Jaywalking: Ravenous pro

Monday, August 18, 2014

It has been a while since I checked in with the local fighters from Team Ravenous. For those who don’t recall, Team Ravenous is a mixed martial arts (MMA) team residing in Greenfield that has now been around Franklin County for about seven years. I have not heard … 0

Bulletin Board: Stone outduels Whitback at Mug Race

Sunday, August 17, 2014

It may have taken place in Montague, but Saturday’s annual 5.5-mile Mug Race was a race of two Greenfield residents. Aaron Stone edged out fellow Greenfield resident Ben Whitbeck by seven seconds to repeat as the championship of the Montague Mug Race in Montague Center. Stone’s winning time … 0

Beck’s knocks off Smitty’s in Co-Rec playoffs

Friday, August 15, 2014

Heather Lucas went 3-for-4 with three RBIs as third-seeded Beck’s Automotive upset second-seeded Smitty’s Pub, 9-7, in A Division playoff action in the Greenfield Co-Rec Adult Softball League Friday at Hillside Park in Greenfield. The double-elimination playoffs continue all weekend long in Greenfield. Jeff Guy finished 3-for-4 with … 0

Keeping Score: Summer travels

Friday, August 15, 2014

Good morning! My annual sojourn to Saratoga Race Course resulted in a whopping $5 profit. I put the pen away this trip and enjoyed sitting with friends under a television carousel near the Big Red Spring where brave hearts with strong stomachs drink mineral water that tastes like … 0

Bulletin Board: Sikorski, Hot’l roll, 16-5

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jason Sikorski went 5-for-5 with two homers (one a grand slam) and seven RBIs to power Hot-L Warren over OPT/The Body Shoppe, 16-5, in the Greenfield Co-Rec Softball League B Division double-elimination playoffs Thursday night at Greenfield Middle School. Rob Escott was 4-for-4 with a double and three … 0

1st female LLWS player happy for 2 girls

Friday, August 15, 2014

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — More than six decades after Kathryn “Tubby” Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she’s delighted to see two … 0

Turnaround time is now for Minutemen

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

AMHERST — Seven months ago, the UMass athletic administration decided to face its uncertain football future by reaching back into its successful recent past. Mark Whipple enters the first season of his second tour of duty as the … 0

On the Trail: Sales jobs

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Why not traipse back this week to that old, familiar topic of salmon? Yes, salmon, specifically Connecticut River Atlantic salmon, which I once spent a lot of time and energy on before wandering off to other subjects that tickled my fancy. But now, briefly back to the fish … 0