Lamonakis, O’Neil to fight — finally

Friday, March 27, 2015

While one of the biggest boxing fights in decades will take place at the beginning of May, Turners Falls native Sonya Lamonakis has an even bigger fight she is looking forward to. The International Boxing Organization (IBO) women’s heavyweight champion will be looking to add another belt to her collection when she takes on Gwendolyn O’Neil for the Universal Boxing … 0

Bulletin Board: Atkins, Bryant, Richardson Fay-Wright All-Stars

Friday, March 27, 2015

Three local hockey players were named to the Fay-Wright League all-star teams as voted on by the coaches. Turners Falls had two selections in senior … 0

Keeping core: Cagey stories

Friday, March 27, 2015

Good morning! The information booth inside Roger Dean Stadium was stacked with free copies of Baseball America programs for the day’s game between the St. … 0

Jaywalking: Top scorers

Monday, March 16, 2015

It was a good year to be a Pioneer Valley Regional School basketball player. The girls’ team won the Franklin County League South Division and wound up making it to Curry Hicks Cage for the WMass Division IV semifinals. The boys’ team also had a successful season, finishing … 0

Bulletin Board: Tumbling Tigers weather busy weekend

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Greenfield YMCA Tumbling Tigers split their time at two meets over the weekend. Levels 1 and 2 went to the Hampshire Regional YMCA, while the rest headed to Beverly to compete in the Shamrock Invitational hosted by the North Shore Wildcats. At Hampshire, the hosts won the … 0

Bulletin Board: Croteau scores, McGivern bars the door

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Jake Croteau supplied all the offense goalie Deavin McGivern needed Saturday and Franklin County Hockey Association Dillon Chevrolet Stingrays defeated Holy Name, 1-0, to win the Greater Springfield League Peewee East Division championship at the Olympia in West … 0

Bulletin Board: West boys, East girls win Board 28 all-star games

Friday, March 13, 2015

The West bolted out to a 32-point lead early in the second half, survived a furious rally by the East and pulled out a 101-93 victory in the 18th annual Hampshire-Franklin IAABO Board No. 28 Boys’ High School All-Star Game Friday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. … 0

Keeping Score: Letting go

Friday, March 13, 2015

Good morning! I wrote today’s column plucking away with my left index finger and my right arm in a sling. The good arm, the strong and useful limb, was broken while chasing a foul ball at a spring training game in Jupiter, Fla., last week. It could’ve been … 0


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Members of the Greenfield High School tennis team take a proactive approach to their sport by clearing the snow off the Davis St. courts on Thursday. Practice for all spring sports begins Monday. Recorder/Paul Franz … 0

One and done for Minutemen

Thursday, March 12, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — On Feb. 14, the University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team was tied for first place and looked primed to make noise in the Atlantic 10. Less than a month later, the Minutemen exited the conference tournament quietly. Before most of the teams and fans had … 0

Time to review Minutemen’s demise

Thursday, March 12, 2015

NEW YORK — After Thursday’s 76-69 loss to La Salle ended his team’s season at the Atlantic 10 Tournament, UMass coach Derek Kellogg said everything in the UMass program will be under review in hopes of getting better in the future after fizzling down the stretch. “I’ll really … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoop Shooters take aim at WMass titles

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Nine area youths representing Knights of Columbus Greenfield Council No. 133 Hoop Shoot will compete in the K of C Hoop Shoot Western Massachusetts Championships Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas Apocalypse School in West Springfield. Those heading to West Springfield include Jacob Lavin of Turners Falls … 0

Soaring down the lane

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Science teacher Matt Guertin rises above the crowd in the lane over student defenders Orlando Wildman-Hanlon (left) and Evan Bourque (right) Wednesday night at Goodnow Gym in South Deerfield. The exhibition game between varsity players and faculty raised … 0