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Junior Legion stays alive, 8-1

Monday, July 28, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 moved on in the American Legion Baseball Junior Department Championships with an 8-1 victory Monday over Falmouth Post 250 at Landers Field in South Hadley. The game was a continuation of Sunday’s suspended contest at Szot Park in Chicopee, and was moved to Landers Field because Szot was unplayable. Tyler Charboneau pitched three innings of relief to … 0

Jaywalking: Tight team

Monday, July 28, 2014

There are lots of things to do on a summer evening in our area. Cooking on the grill, sitting around the campfire or on a … 0

Bulletin Board: Turners, Greenfield win Newt tourney titles

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Turners Falls 12s and Greenfield 10s captured Newt Guilbault Youth Baseball Tournament titles Monday evening in Turners Falls. Turners Falls finished off a 4-1 … 0

On The Trail: Oxbow summit

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

It’s a hot, hazy mid-afternoon, storm threatening, me standing atop Mt. Sugarloaf, a Pioneer Valley landmark whose summit view never gets old to an old guy who climbed it often as a kid. Standing beside me on the lower tier of the observation tower is Dr. Marjorie Holland, … 0

Bulletin Board: Patterson stymies Frontier

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Nathan Patterson came up with another solid performance on the hill for Deerfield TNT Wednesday evening. Patterson fired one-hitter and retired 17 of the final 20 batters he faced as Deerfield mercy-ruled Frontier, 11-1, in a six-inning PVYBL … 0

Teddies pound St. Joseph’s

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Teddy Bear Pools scored seven times in the final four innings and earned a 7-1 win over St. Joseph’s in a Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball game Wednesday night at St. Joseph’s Park in Thorndike. Teddy Bear (9-7) broke a scoreless tie in the fourth when Zach Bartak … 0

Manny’s steamrolls Ash-Dee, 8-0

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Eric Libardoni doubled twice and drove in three runs and Colin Dudunake pitched five shutout innings as Manny’s TV & Appliance Center cruised to a 8-0 win over Ash-Dee in a Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball game at … 0

Bulletin Board: Carkhuff rescues Deerfield, 6-5

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Becca Carkhuff singled home Megan Rice with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Deerfield a 6-5 win over Southwick in a Metro Softball League 18-and-under game Tuesday evening at Zabek Field in South Deerfield. Mariah Morse led the seventh with a single and … 0

Jaywalking: Winning formula

Monday, July 7, 2014

Paul Barnard has been around the sport of auto racing for 30 years, but earlier this season, the Montague resident did something he had never done before. He won. Barnard guided his No. 24 1985 Monte Carlo across … 0

Bulletin Board: Peoples buries Teddies, 13-1

Monday, July 7, 2014

Ted Lerud belted a three-run home run in the first inning and Peoples Bank never let up as it dumped Teddy Bear Pools, 13-1, in a Tri-County League amateur baseball game Monday night at Mackenzie Field in Holyoke. The TCL-leading Bankers scored four more times in the second … 0

Hot Markol paces Post 81’s 12-2 rout

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Brody Markol collected three hits, including a triple, and Greenfield Post 81 finished with 12 hits total during a 12-2 rout of Easthampton in an American Legion Baseball game Saturday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Greenfield … 0

Bulletin Board: Frontier storms back to semis

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Frontier came back from an 8-0 deficit Sunday and punched its ticket to the semifinals of the Cal Ripken Baseball Under-10 State Tournament with a 12-11 win over Hudson in Sutton. Frontier plays in the semifinals tonight in Sutton. Hudson led 8-0 heading into the bottom of the … 0

Keeping Score: The Darke side

Monday, July 21, 2014

Every four years a soccer ball crosses over the horizon and we become enthralled with a sport that’s worshiped every place but North America. Thrilling as the U.S. team’s game against Belgium was on Tuesday, it was a loss and it sent the Damn Yankees home with an … 0