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Nadeau loves karting challenges

Thursday, July 2, 2015

LOUDON, N.H. — Saturday morning, around 11, cool, the familiar sound of revving engines filling the New Hampshire Motor Speedway air. They’re not emanating from the one-mile oval that hosts NASCAR Sprint Cup races twice annually, but instead from a temporary road course in the S3 Lot. There, Northfield’s Dave Nadeau and dozens of other drivers are running qualifying laps … 0

Post 81 slips past Northampton, 4-3

Thursday, July 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — When you’re hot, everything just seems to go right, and Greenfield Post 81 is on fire. Post 81 pitching got out of a … 0

Rhodes sharp in Manny’s 7-0 win

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Devin Rhodes took care of things on the mound, and Eric Libardoni provided plenty of offensive support. Rhodes tossed a four-hit shutout and Libardoni belted … 0

Bulletin Board: Montague Bluefish splash to 218-127 win

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Emma St. Hilaire won two events and placed second in another Saturday in the girls’ ages 9-10 division and the Montague Bluefish swam past the Ludlow Sea Lions, 218-127 in a Pioneer Valley Junior Swim League meet in Turners Falls. St. Hilaire won the 50-yard freestyle in 43.41 … 0

GHS facilities near completion

Friday, June 26, 2015

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Bannister tabbed as WSU coach

Friday, June 26, 2015

Last season, Colleen Bannister coached both Panthers and Red Raiders; on Friday, she officially became an Owl. The former Pioneer Valley Regional School field hockey and Athol High School softball coach was officially named head coach of the … 0

Dream Bats knocks off slumping Teddy Bear

Friday, June 26, 2015

Josh Lajoie hit a two-run single as part of a three-run second inning and Dream Bats bested Teddy Bear, 4-1, in a Tri-County League baseball game Friday night at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. Teddy Bear lost for the second time in as many nights. After falling 12-8 … 0

Keeping Score: Local scholar

Friday, June 26, 2015

Good morning! Growing up in Greenfield, Kevin Hassett loved canoeing on Barton Cove, hiking along Sachem’s Head and watching the Fourth of July fireworks at Beacon Field. “There are so many wonderful things about Greenfield, it’s hard to … 0

Ludlow beats sloppy Post 81

Thursday, June 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81 entered Thursday night’s American Legion contest against Ludlow Post 52 having beaten its previous four opponents. That streak came to an end as Greenfield did enough to beat itself. The Greenfield nine committed five errors and struggled to come up with timely hits … 0

Baseball Roundup: Warriors awaken to drop Teddies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Longmeadow Valley Warriors broke out of their slump at the expense of Teddy Bear Pools. Longmeadow — which entered Thursday’s game with just nine runs scored — erupted for 12 runs in a four-inning stretch to beat Teddy Bear, 12-8, in Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball action … 0

Bulletin Board: Tyler dominates Mohawk, 10-4

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jade Tyler fired a one-hitter and struck out six to lead the Turners Falls Invaders over Mohawk, 10-4, in a Suburban Softball League 14-and-under game Thursday night at Mohawk Trail Regional High School in Buckland. Ali Murphy led the offense by going 3-for-4 with a triple and three … 0

Post 81 drops Springfield

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

After getting off to a slow start, Greenfield Post 81 chipped away and pulled out its fourth straight win. Greenfield was getting shut out until it scored four in the fifth inning and added another in the sixth … 0

On The Trail: Tick talk

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Yes, it came out of the blue a couple of weeks ago by email from someone I did not know. No, her question was not unique. In fact, it seems I am asked the same question on every visit to my longtime vet’s office, and often in the … 0