Sports

Pioneer no match for Eagles

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Easthampton High School stole 11 bases Thursday and the Eagles run-ruled Pioneer Valley Regional School, 17-2, in a mercy-rule-shortened, five-inning Hampshire League East Division baseball game in Northfield. The Eagles (11-4 overall, 6-4 East) finished with just nine hits but used an aggressive base-running effort to score nearly every person who reached. Anthony Redfern finished with three hits, including a … 0

Turners softball clinches fourth crown in 5 years

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Turners Falls High School has the Franklin County League title all to itself. The Indians wrapped up their fourth FCL crown in the past five … 0

Local boys, girls shooting for championships

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Last spring, the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls’ and boys’ track & field teams showed they were among the best Division II teams in … 0

Phillips is perfect vs. Senators

Friday, May 15, 2015

It was the perfect day for Mackenzie Phillips on Friday. The Turners Falls High School hurler chucked a perfect game over five innings and the Indians crushed Mahar Regional School, 21-0, in a mercy-rule-shortened, five-inning Franklin County League softball game Friday afternoon in Orange. Phillips struck out 11 … 0

Lehtomaki, GSB knock off Pipione’s

Friday, May 15, 2015

Cayden Lehtomaki struck out nine on Friday night and was the offensive star of the game for Greenfield Savings Bank during a 7-2 victory over Pipione’s Sport Shop in a Newt Guilbault Community League youth baseball game in Turners Falls. Lehtomaki singled, doubled and tripled in the win … 0

Keeping Score: Transition trouble

Friday, May 15, 2015

Good morning! Last weekend, six Atlantic 10 softball teams converged in Amherst to play at Sortino Field, the complex named for the longtime coach who passed away two years ago this August at age 63. Fordham won its third straight A-10 title by beating Dayton, 8-2, in the … 0

Red Raiders roar back, 7-6

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Athol High School got some seventh-inning heroics and punched its ticket to the Western Massachusetts Division II Tournament in the process. Molly Cleveland’s two-run single in the seventh helped the Red Raiders come back from their second deficit … 0

Bulletin Board: Manny’s tryout Sunday at Vets Field

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Tryouts for the Manny’s TV & Appliance Center men’s amateur baseball team will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Prospective players are asked to bring all necessary equipment for the tryout, including a bat if available. For more information, contact Lee Magee … 0

Hawks outlast Indians, 5-4

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Bailey Powers hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth inning to score Brandon Bryant, and Frontier Regional School edged Turners Falls High School, 5-4, in a Hampshire League West Division baseball game Wednesday night at … 0

On The Trail: Turkeys silent as spring brightens

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Before eight chimes on the Monday-morning tall clock — gray sky, heavy air, cup of coffee in hand and headed for my customary parlor reading station by the window — it walloped me like an open, clammy palm across the puss. Ah yes, that first overpowering fragrance of … 0

Streaking Green Wave boys on a tennis roll

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Greenfield High School is unbeatable in the Tri-County League. Their independent opponents haven’t fared much better recently, either. The Green Wave extended its streak of individual matches won to 55 and captured the outright TCL boys’ tennis championship Wednesday by blanking Turners Falls High School, 5-0, at the … 0

Local fans react to Pats’ penalties

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell crushed the New England Patriots Tuesday when he handed down the punishment from Deflategate, announcing that the club will be fined $1 million and forfeit two draft picks, plus suspending Tom Brady for the first four regular season games of the 2015 NFL season. … 1

Bulletin Board: Miller-Booska 2nd at states

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Troy Miller and Cody Booska were among the best high school golfers in the state when they were Franklin County Technical School teammates. On Tuesday and Wednesday the duo proved to be among the state’s best four-ball players. Miller and Booska wound up losing on the first playoff … 0