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Agawam surprises Greenfield

Friday, July 3, 2015

Four unearned in the first inning helped Agawam Post 185 knock off Greenfield Post 81, 6-1, in a Western Massachusetts Junior American Legion game Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Greenfield got a run back in the fourth on Trevor Mankowsky’s RBI single, and remained a 4-12 game until Agawam tacked on two more in the seventh. Mankowsky … 0

Keeping Score: Boston smug

Friday, July 3, 2015

Good morning, and happy birthday America! Last November at the Manchester (N.H.) City Marathon, Jason Ayr had a Rosie Ruiz moment. The 27-year-old Westfield native … 0

Nadeau loves karting challenges

Thursday, July 2, 2015

LOUDON, N.H. — Saturday morning, around 11, cool, the familiar sound of revving engines filling the New Hampshire Motor Speedway air. They’re not emanating from … 0

Bulletin Board: Miner seventh nationally

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Frontier Regional School junior Kat Miner finished seventh at the New Balance National Outdoor Track & Field Championships over the weekend at North Carolina A & T University in Greensboro, N.C. Miner cleared 5 feet, 7 inches, which was good enough to place her seventh nationally in the … 0

Youth Roundup: Emond backbones Tognarelli title

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Troy Emond threw a complete-game, four-hit shutout to lead Tognarelli Heating & Cooling to the 2015 Greenfield Minor League Major Division championship with a 4-0 victory over Maniatty in Game 2 of the best-of-three series Sunday night at Lunt Field in Greenfield. Tognarelli swept the championship series, as … 0

Indians after 7th state crown

Friday, June 19, 2015

Turners Falls High School will attempt to win its seventh MIAA State Softball Championship this morning when it faces Millis High School in the Division III title tilt starting at 11 a.m. at UMass’ Sortino Field. What’s rare … 0

Duclos Jr. hired as Pioneer football coach

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Pioneer Valley Regional School football team is getting a youthful shot this fall. Steven Duclos has been hired as the head coach at Pioneer, the program’s third coach since it was reborn in 2005. The 20-year-old Duclos, … 0

Post 81 wins; St Joe’s edges Manny’s

Friday, June 19, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 coach Tim Capuano did not have much to say to his troops prior to them hitting in the bottom of the fifth inning on Friday night but the message was received as Greenfield scored six times in the fifth and six more times in the … 0

Bulletin Board: Tognarelli, Wow take GML finals openers

Friday, June 19, 2015

Nick Bresciano hit a two-out, two-run single in the fifth inning and Tognarelli Heating & Cooling went on to defeat Maniatty Real Estate, 3-2, in Game 1 of the best-of-three Greenfield Minor League Major Division championship series Friday night at Lunt Field. Zack Renaud struck out 10 and … 0

Keeping Score: twice burnt

Friday, June 19, 2015

Good morning! Tampa’s Skip Smith has a travel tip for Caribbean-bound vacationers: watch your wallet. “Two guys on my crew learned the hard way,” said Smith. “One spent $12 on lighters in the casino shop and his card was charged over $950, and another guy in the same … 0

Tribe marches back to state final

Thursday, June 18, 2015

AMHERST — As quickly as the proverbial door opened for Hopedale High School to jump out to a big early lead, Turners Falls High School slammed it shut. Mackenzie Phillips worked out of a first-inning jam and finished … 0

Post 81 posts first win; Junior Legion rolls

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Phew! That was the collective sigh of relief breathed by the Greenfield Post 81 American Legion Baseball team Thursday night, when it got off the schneid and recorded its first win of the season, 7-1 over Wilbraham Post 286 at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham. Noah Barnes … 0

Bulletin Board: Silk women’s Tennis Cup champ

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Alexis Silk defeated Jenna Luippold, 6-1, 6-4, to win the women’s championship during the Greenfield Tennis Cup Thursday night at the Beacon Field Tennis Courts in Greenfield. The men’s quarterfinals also took place Thursday evening, and in the match of the night Val Mir Dessantos edged Henry Hardy, … 0