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Franklin County Technical School running back Jared Bergmann runs through drills and collides with coach Mike Aiken, holding an inflated pad, during a drill aimed at learning to break tackles Wednesday afternoon in Turners Falls.
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Mixing it up

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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On The Trail: Foreign vipers, wild foods

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! But jungle snakes as well? Hmmm? We’ll see. As the Sturgeon Moon wanes toward the fall equinox and … 0

Charged Downey practicing

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

AMHERST — Da’Sean M. Downey will remain a fully eligible member of the UMass football team as his legal process plays out and as he … 0

Woodward gets his shot as UMass football assistant

Thursday, August 27, 2015

AMHERST — Scott Woodward has returned to his college home. The Wendell native and UMass graduate has returned to the Amherst campus as an offensive assistant football coach. He said he will work primarily with the wide receivers … 0

Bulletin Board: Pratt sinks Crumpin hole-in-one

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Tom Pratt aced the 127-yard, 11th hole at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston on Thursday. Brian and Gordon Oakes attested the hole-in-one. Ashfield Ladies League Bev Williams and Cyndie Stetson shot a 39 to win the Thursday Ladies League at Ashfield Community Golf Club. Thomas Ladies Dorothy Adams shot … 0

Hickory aficionados

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

(First of two parts) GREENFIELD — It was the perfect match — one of the oldest clubs in the state with a group dedicated to preserving the game the way it was played when the course opened more … 0

On The Trail: The bear situation

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Sturgeon Moon is building toward its Saturday climax in the deep midnight sky, with the smell of cow corn in the air. Bear season is upon us. For the first time in recent memory this year it will be extended 12 days by adding a third segment, … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier grad, Mitchell, earns academic award

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Frontier Regional School graduate Justine Mitchell was recognized with the Division II Athletic Director’s Association Academic Achievement Award. The Stonehill College student athlete from Sunderland competes in equestrian at the school and was one of 53 students from the college to earn the acknowledgement, which is given to … 0

Getting in shape

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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Respect, not terror, for large local beasts

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

I read it with interest. In fact, parts of it were gripping. Scary, too. Especially the chapter about big imported pythons lurking in the Florida swamps, capable of eating panthers, deer, gators and, yes, even human children. Thus, … 0

Bulletin Board: Openings remain for weekend’s Peoples Pint Doubles Classic

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Registrations are still being accepted for the 2015 Peoples Pint Clay Court Doubles Classic to be held Saturday and Sunday at the Beacon Field and Highland Park Clay Courts. Teams can be any gender (including mixed and juniors) and cost is $20 per team. Sign-ups must occur by … 0

Freshman back aims at sticking with club

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

AMHERST — Early in UMass football training camp, coach Mark Whipple said the goal for players, especially those trying to establish themselves, should be to earn a spot on the plane to Colorado. So far Sekai Lindsay looks like a good candidate to fly the friendly skies. Saturday’s … 0

Bulletin Board: Sirum’s, Jobst pick off Travel Kuz in OT, 13-7

Monday, August 24, 2015

Evan Jobst returned an interception 71 yards for a overtime touchdown to give Sirum’s Auto a hard-fought 13-7 win over Travel Kuz in the opening weekend of the 2015 Greenfield Men’s Touch Football League season Sunday at Green River Park. John Hall put Kuz on the board first … 0