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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

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

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