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Post 81 keeps rolling, 6-0

Monday, July 27, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 has quickly rebounded from its opening loss in the Junior American Legion State Tournament and moved closer to a berth in the Northeast Regionals. Torsten Sloan-Anderson chucked a three-hit shutout to lead Post 81 to a 6-0 victory over Littleton Post 249 in a losers’-bracket contest Monday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. “We’ve come back … 0

For Seymour, NASCAR firefighting fits his routine

Monday, July 27, 2015

Norm Seymour nearly found himself in victory lane Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. No, he was not one of the 43 … 0

Peoples Bank does a job on Manny’s

Monday, July 27, 2015

HOLYOKE — Manny’s TV & Appliance has been dodging elimination for just over a week, but that all came to an end Monday night when … 0

Bulletin Board: Finley wins 8th club championship

Sunday, July 12, 2015

KC Finley shot 5-under-par 211 over three rounds to become a eight-time winner at the 106th Club Championship at the Country Club of Greenfield over the weekend. Finley shook off a 74 in the first round to come back with a 68 in the second and a 69 … 0

Powertown mom pushing it to extremes

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Cassie Damkoehler likes getting down and dirty or she wouldn’t spend her weekends climbing cargo nets and risking electric shock by live wire. Then again, it helps to be a live wire if you enjoy what the 32-year-old … 0

Bulletin Board: Greenfield Juniors fall to East Longmeadow

Friday, July 10, 2015

Noah Barnes pitched well enough to win but the usually potent Greenfield Post 81 Junior Legion offense remained quiet on Friday night and Post 81 suffered a 5-2 loss to East Longmeadow in a Western Massachusetts Junior American Legion Baseball game at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Barnes … 0

Keeping Score: Safe holiday

Friday, July 10, 2015

Good morning! Two tennis players were toweling off on the clay court next to my house a week ago Friday when I looked at them and yelled, “Happy New Year!” It was little more than a senior moment and not altogether wrong considering the Fourth of July marks … 0

Baseball Roundup: Manny’s, Bankers tie, 4-4

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Garrett Hudson’s RBI single in the sixth inning helped pull Manny’s TV & Appliance into a 4-4 draw against Easthampton Savings Bank in a Tri-County League baseball game Thursday night at Daley Field in Easthampton. The game was stopped in the bottom of the seventh inning due to … 0

Bulletin Board: Rabasco, Potee get their just des(s)erts at Northfield road race

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Mark Rabasco and Deb Potee each walked away with blueberry pies during “Pie Night” at the Northfield Summer Series Road Race. Pie Night was this week’s theme and the male and female winners were awarded homemade pies. Rabasco was the overall winner, finishing the 3.3-mile race in 19 … 0

On The Trail: Rainy-day fishing

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

I guess it was the two galvanized tubs hanging among cobwebs high along the carriage-shed’s north wall that stirred uplifting memories on a gray, still Tuesday morning — air heavy, storm brewing — on my way out back to the kennel. The smaller, round tub is familiar to … 0

Baseball Roundup: St. Joe’s blanks Manny’s, 2-0

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

St. Joseph’s scored a pair unearned runs in the first inning and two pitchers combined on a five-hit shutout to blank Manny’s TV & Appliance Center, 2-0, in a Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball game Wednesday night at … 0

Bulletin Board: Wesoloski pitches and hits Frontier over Ludlow, 19-5

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Grace Wesoloski fired a three-hitter with five strikeouts to lead Frontier to a six-inning, 19-5 win over the Ludlow Lightning in Suburban Softball League 14-and-under action Wednesday evening at Baird Middle School in Ludlow. Wesoloski also finished with two hits and an RBI, as did Lauren MacDonald. Kelsey … 0

Greyhound Passing League Camp underway

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Local high school football players will get a new opportunity to hit the gridiron this summer. The Greyhound Passing League Camp kicked off on Monday night, and it’s unlike anything ever offered in the area. Each Monday beginning at 5 p.m., teams get together and play against one … 0