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Burdick and Kennedy back on summit

Sunday, August 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — Never underestimate experience or home-course advantage. Nate Burdick and Dave Kennedy of the host club relied on their course knowledge and prior experience in the finals to defeat Joe Groth and Jared Goss of Tekoa Country Club in Westfield, 3 and 2, to capture the 70th Invitational Four-Ball Tournament Sunday afternoon at the Country Club of Greenfield. It … 0

Bensen, Cameron give Triathlon local champs

Sunday, August 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — On July 23, Greenfield native Dan Bensen celebrated his marriage to college sweetheart Rachel Meyer with a wedding. Ten days later, he was … 0

Keeping Score: Fleeting pleasure

Friday, July 31, 2015

Good morning! A slice of cherry pie and coffee was the capper at Timoleon’s in Keene recently. I was browsing the local sports section and … 0

Bulletin Board: Conte losing pitcher despite 16 strikeouts

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Gianna Conte recorded 16 strikeouts but the Greenfield Grizzlies dropped a 4-3 decision to Northampton in seven innings in Suburban Softball League 12-and-under action Tuesday night at Murphy Park. Conte and Alexis Farrick singled for the only Greenfield hits, and Olivia Stafford scored the tying run on a … 0

Baseball Roundup: Post 81 Juniors WM champions, 11-1

Monday, July 20, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 may have received an automatic berth to the upcoming State Junior American Legion Baseball Championship as the host, but it didn’t need it . Post 81 scored four runs in the first inning and never … 0

Bulletin Board: Rowe propels Grizzlies’ 12-6 win

Monday, July 20, 2015

Olivia Rowe went 4-for-4 with two RBIs to power the Greenfield Grizzlies to a 12-6 victory over Mohawk in a Suburban Softball League 14-and-under game Monday night at Murphy Park in Greenfield. Audrey Bresciano was 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs, and Shelby Avery was 2-for-2 in … 0

Baseball: Post 81 ousted; Manny’s gets in

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Aldenville Post 337 brought Greenfield Post 81’s season to a premature close Sunday night with a 9-4 win in the losers’-bracket final of the Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball District Playoffs at Szot Park in Chicopee. Aldenville pushed one run across in the second inning, then the … 0

Bulletin Board: Cyclists invade Charlemont

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Brendan McCormack of Leicester topped a strong Men’s Pro/1/2/3 field of 50 riders to capture the 17th annual Northampton Cycling Club Tour of The Hilltowns cycling race Saturday at Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont. McCormack, 20, who … 0

Keeping Score: The long run

Friday, July 17, 2015

Good morning! Some businessmen frame their first dollar, but Bill Faucher wants to frame his first millionth. The 75-year-old New Hampshire resident owns an off-track betting parlor two miles east of the Hinsdale Walmart. His deal with the state requires him to take the profits and build a … 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