Bulletin Board: Campbell off to Hoop Shoot New Englands

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Kendra Campbell of Turners Falls will compete in the Elks Hoop Shoot New England Regional Championships on Saturday at Deering High School in Portland, Maine. Campbell, representing Montague Lodge No. 2521, will begin competing at 9 a.m. in the in the ages 8 and 9 division. Campbell earned her way the Regionals by winning the State Elks Hoop Shoot in … 0

Quite a racket

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Greenfield High School boys' tennis team member Brayton Stack moves to return a serve during practice Wednesday at the Davis Street Tennis Courts. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt … 0

On The Trail: Hermit tales

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mention in last week’s “Fish tales” column of a haggard roadside hermit familiar to travelers earlier in my lifetime along Route 5 and 10 between … 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

On the Trail: Scabby mess

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Whether it was winter’s final roar or a soothing song of coming spring depends upon your perspective, I guess. But to my gray tiger cat sleeping peacefully across my lap on a bright, spring-like Monday afternoon, it was threatening indeed. Visibly alarmed, she rose to her feet, jumped … 0

UMass awaits La Salle

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — By the time Tuesday’s practice arrived, the University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team had shed the doom and gloom and questions about commitment that swirled around it following Saturday’s loss to George Washington that capped a stretch of five losses in six games to close … 0

Bulletin Board: Hoop all-star games Friday at Frontier

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The 18th annual Hampshire-Franklin IAABO All-Star Games will be played Friday night at Goodnow Gymnasium in South Deerfield. Presented by the officials of IAABO Board 28, the evening features the senior basketball stars from all Hampshire and Franklin County schools. The girls’ game is scheduled to begin at … 0