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Junior Legion stays alive, 8-1

Monday, July 28, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 moved on in the American Legion Baseball Junior Department Championships with an 8-1 victory Monday over Falmouth Post 250 at Landers Field in South Hadley. The game was a continuation of Sunday’s suspended contest at Szot Park in Chicopee, and was moved to Landers Field because Szot was unplayable. Tyler Charboneau pitched three innings of relief to … 0

Jaywalking: Tight team

Monday, July 28, 2014

There are lots of things to do on a summer evening in our area. Cooking on the grill, sitting around the campfire or on a … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners, Greenfield win Newt tourney titles

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Turners Falls 12s and Greenfield 10s captured Newt Guilbault Youth Baseball Tournament titles Monday evening in Turners Falls. Turners Falls finished off a 4-1 … 0

Greenfield advances to Jr. Legion finals

Friday, July 18, 2014

Nate Crocker finished with two hits and scored three times as Greenfield Post 81 advanced to the Junior American Legion Baseball championship series with a 7-6 victory over Wilbraham in Game 2 of the best-of-three series Friday night at Farrell Field in Wilbraham. Greenfield scored two runs on … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier nips Douglas in state opener

Friday, July 18, 2014

Frontier scored in the bottom of the fifth to break a 3-3 tie and went on to beat Douglas, 4-3, in its opening game of the 9-and-under Cap Ripken Baseball Western Mass. State Tournament on Friday in Westminster. … 0

Keeping Score: Saving par

Friday, July 18, 2014

Good morning! On Monday morning Allen Boudreau of Hinsdale, N.H., grabbed the clubs from the back of his pickup, slung the bag over his shoulder and trekked up to the first tee of the Northfield Golf Course. “Thumbs … 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