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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

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

On the Trail: Summer mode

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It started early last week with a startling sound, an invisible burst of energy, a rumble in the jungle, a rustling, brush- and stick-busting sprint by something near and heavy fleeing up the escarpment from a narrow wetland framing the northwestern perimeter of Sunken Meadow. It was a … 0

Burdick sets CCG amateur record

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It’s hard enough to break a record in any sport, even more difficult when less than 100 percent healthy. Greenfield’s Nate Burdick, who has been dealing with a back injury over the last week, did the unthinkable Tuesday … 0

Bulletin Board: TNT trims Amherst, 3-1

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Reliever Noah Barnes picked up the win for Deerfield TNT, which beat Amherst, 3-1, in eight innings Wednesday night at Headmaster’s Field in Deerfield. Deerfield scored its first run in the third, when Trevor Mankowsky, who was caught in a rundown, kept the play alive long enough for … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier wins opener, 10-0

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Frontier scored in every inning as it blanked Somers (Conn.), 10-0, in four innings during its opening game of the Easthampton Jimmy Fund 10-and-Under Youth Baseball Tournament Tuesday night at Nonotuck Park in Easthampton. Patrick Donahue led a balanced offense for the winners with two hits and two … 0

Manny’s roars back to beat Undertakers

Monday, July 14, 2014

Rallies and late-inning wins are becoming a habit for Manny’s TV & Appliance Center. Monday’s night’s contest was a prime example, when Manny’s — facing a 5-0 deficit after three innings — scored five times in the fourth … 0

Bulletin Board: Mohawk comes back to beat Southwick

Monday, July 14, 2014

Mohawk scored three runs in bottom of the seventh to overtake Southwick, 10-9, in a Suburban Softball League 14-and-under game Monday night at Mohawk Trial Regional High School in Buckland. Southwick had scored twice in the top of … 0