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Milford rocks Post 81

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dan Mantoni tossed six innings of two-hit ball and Milford Post 59 scored seven times in the sixth inning to break open a close game and post an 11-1 victory over Greenfield Post 81 in an American Legion Baseball Department Championship winner’s-bracket game Tuesday at Feeley Field in Sudbury. The game was called in the bottom of the eighth inning … 0

Back problems cloud defending 4-Ball champs’ title prospects

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

GREENFIELD — If Nate Burdick and Dave Kennedy want to win back-to-back titles, then they must make sure their backs are healthy — literally. Both … 0

Bulletin Board: Sirichanvimol wins Classic match of the night

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Beacon Clay Court Classic men’s singles tennis tournament finally got underway Tuesday after being pushed back due to rain. Chat Sirichanvimol won the evening’s … 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

Post 81 rolls, earns playoff bye

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 knew the situation — win Saturday afternoon, get the next three days off — and took care of business rather quickly. Post 81 shook off a slow start as it scored four runs in the … 0

Bulletin Board: Finley chalks up No. 7

Sunday, July 13, 2014

KC Finley needed five extra holes to reach seventh heaven. Finley and Don Foberg finished on even terms for 54 holes, then remained tied after a three-hole aggregate before Finley birdied the second sudden-death playoff hole to win … 0

Keeping Score: A Manny moment

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Good morning! In Arizona this summer Greenfield’s Joe Hudson got something the Red Sox would love to include in their rewards program: a big bear hug from Manny Ramirez. The 42-year-old slugger is currently a player-coach with the Chicago Cubs’ Triple-A affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, having come … 0

Tigers edge Teddy Bear; Manny’s, Post 81 win

Friday, July 11, 2014

Chris Hebert’s RBI single in the sixth inning plated the go-ahead run and Chicopee Falls Tigers edged Teddy Bear Pools, 3-2, in a Tri-County League amateur baseball game Friday night at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. The Tigers (8-10-1) trailed 2-0 after two innings but tied the game … 0