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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 plate the tying run, Bakker blooped a two-out single to left-center in the bottom of the inning to put Post 81 ahead … 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 … 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 … 0

Manny’s, Teddy Bear to host playoff openers

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Manny’s TV & Appliance Center and Teddy Bear Pools both earned top-four seeds and will host their opening-round series of the Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball playoffs beginning tonight. The playoffs seeds, along with all regular season awards, were announced during the league’s annual meeting Sunday night at … 0

Bulletin Board: Native son Gagne wins nationals

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Greenfield native Buzz Gagne won his ninth National Javelin Championship Saturday at the 2014 USA Track & Field Masters Championship in Winston-Salem, N.C. Gagne, who now lives in Concord, N.H., and graduated from Greenfield High School in 1965, won the 65-to-69 age group with a throw of 51.36 … 0

Greenfield drills Amherst, 14-3

Friday, July 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81 scored eight times in the second inning and advanced to the championship game of the third-round, double-elimination bracket of the American Legion Baseball tournament with a 14-3 victory over Amherst Post 148 Friday … 0

Greenfield advances to Jr. Legion finals

Friday, July 18, 2014

Nate Crocker finished with two hits and scored three times as Greenfield Post 81 advanced to the Junior American Legion Baseball championship series with a 7-6 victory over Wilbraham in Game 2 of the best-of-three series Friday night at Farrell Field in Wilbraham. Greenfield scored two runs on … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier nips Douglas in state opener

Friday, July 18, 2014

Frontier scored in the bottom of the fifth to break a 3-3 tie and went on to beat Douglas, 4-3, in its opening game of the 9-and-under Cap Ripken Baseball Western Mass. State Tournament on Friday in Westminster. … 0

Keeping Score: Saving par

Friday, July 18, 2014

Good morning! On Monday morning Allen Boudreau of Hinsdale, N.H., grabbed the clubs from the back of his pickup, slung the bag over his shoulder and trekked up to the first tee of the Northfield Golf Course. “Thumbs … 0

Fundraiser building steam

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Wheeling for Healing Bike Ride, now in its seventh year, will take place Aug. 24 in Greenfield and is quietly becoming a major fundraising event to support cancer services at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield. The … 0

Teddies roar back for 4-2 triumph

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Teddy Bear Pools rallied for four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to defeat Wilbraham Funeral Home, 4-2, in a Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball game Thursday night at G.T. Valiton Field in South Deerfield. Wilbraham scored once in the first inning and … 0

Bulletin Board: Antonio’s edges TNT, 3-2

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Axel Vasquez scattered four hits and one walk while striking out seven to help Greenfield-Antonio’s II knock off Deerfield TNT, 3-2, in a PVYBL Mickey Mantle game Thursday night at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield. Antonio’s II (9-9) scored in the bottom of the sixth inning to snap a … 0

Post 81 rules opener, 7-2

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81 is off and running in the third round of the Western Massachusetts American Legion Baseball Tournament. Fourth-seeded Post 81 got seven solid innings out of starting pitcher Ben Ruddock, a solid all-around defensive … 0