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Defending champions scorch qualifier

Thursday, July 30, 2015

GREENFIELD — If KC Finley and Cody Booska were looking for motivation to play well Thursday, they found it in a hurry. After watching opponents Jason Kelton and Jamie Crocker finish the front nine with an impressive 6-under-par-30, Finley and Booska torched the back nine for a record-breaking 7-under 29 to complete an 8-under 64 for medalist honors on qualifying … 0

Covered bridge is back for Sunday’s Triathlon

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The bridge. Ah, the bridge. Finally, it’s back. After a three-year hiatus, the covered Pumping Station bridge on Eunice Williams Drive makes its long-awaited return … 0

Bulletin Board: Holley outlasts Killeen at tennis Classic

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Anthony Holley earned a 7-2 win in the third-set tiebreaker against Matt Killeen to complete 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 victory and claim the championship of the … 0

Baseball: Post 81 stays alive, 3-1

Friday, July 17, 2015

Nick York hurled a complete game four-hitter and threw just 74 pitches to lead Greenfield Post 81 to a 3-1 victory over Northampton Post 28 in the losers’ bracket of the Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball District Playoffs Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Greenfield … 0

Bulletin Board: Warren captures playoff for WMass Open crown

Friday, July 17, 2015

Shawn Warren defeated Dave Dell on the first playoff hole to capture the 2015 Western Massachusetts Open Championship Friday at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston. Warren, of Nonesuch River Golf Club in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, recorded a par on the par-4 first hole to earn the victory over Dell, … 0

Dream team oversees Coaches Classic

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Gary Mullins’ spring months are primarily focused on coaching his highly successful Turners Falls High School softball team. Once the season ends, he joins forces with Jake Shulda, Mark Sullivan, Rich Mascavage and George Emery to organize and … 0

Post 81 drops into losers’ bracket, 3-2

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Pittsfield Post 68 took advantage of its final at-bat and scored twice to overtake Greenfield Post 81, 3-2, in the winners’ bracket of the Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball Playoffs Thursday evening at Clapp Park in Pittsfield. The tournament is being played under double-elimination format. The loss … 0

Bulletin Board: Putala powers West to Bay State softball gold

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Turners Falls High School’s Jenna Putala continued to pile up the hardware Wednesday afternoon, helping the West earn the gold medal with a 8-3 victory over Central in the Bay State Summer Games at Veterans Memorial Athletic Complex in Waltham. Putala, who will enter her senior season for … 0

BICYCLE SUMMER SAFETY: Passing parked vehicles

Friday, July 17, 2015

Passing parked vehicles During the summer, with more bicyclists and motorists out and about, it’s important that both groups share the roads while following smart, safe, legal and courteous practices. Bicyclist: When riding alongside parked vehicles, bicyclists should take the lane and keep a safe distance from the … 0

Post 81 snags opener, 8-5

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 battled its way into the winner’s bracket of the Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball double-elimination playoffs Wednesday night with an 8-5 win over East Springfield Post 420 at Forest Park in Springfield. Greenfield moves … 0

On The Trail: Cream-caddis delights

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

I see this as a dredging chore. That is, write in detail about a skill I honed years ago, have not used in many years but am confident I could master quickly if I decided on a whim … 0

Bulletin Board: Zaranek-Randolph command Kells Junior Two-Ball

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jacob Zaranek and Nick Randolph combined to fire a 4-under-par 68 and cruised to victory in the Steve Kells Junior Two-Ball Championship golf tournament Wednesday at the Country Club of Greenfield. Nate Patterson and Kyle Spencer finished second with a 74. James Longhi and Bradley Durand defeated Connor … 0

BICYCLE SUMMER SAFETY: Safe and legal passing

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Safe and legal passing During the summer, with more bicyclists and motorists out and about, it’s important that both groups share the roads while following smart, safe, legal and courteous practices. Bicyclist: Bicyclists are permitted to ride two abreast, but should facilitate passing traffic. This means riding single … 0