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Bulletin Board: Hubie’s turns triple play in 7-5 playoff win

Monday, June 29, 2015

A rare triple play helped Hubie’s Tavern & Restaurant stop a potential rally in the opening inning and it scored twice in the sixth to get past Mother’s Inc., 7-5, in the losers’-bracket final of the Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League double-elimination playoffs Monday night at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield. Mother’s had runners at second and third with no … 0

Jaywalking: Busy B’s

Monday, June 29, 2015

Last Friday was shaping up as a splendid way to greet the weekend. I began working on the farm at 7 a.m., picking squash and … 0

Post 81 drops Post 224

Monday, June 29, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 scored nine times in the first four innings and held off an Easthampton Post 224 rally to eke out a 10-7 Western … 0

Longstreeth, Falcons shut down Tribe, 1-0

Sunday, June 14, 2015

AMHERST — Turners Falls High School had a chance to strike early. With a pitcher like David Longstreeth going for Smith Academy, the Indians knew they needed to be aggressive. But perfect execution by the Falcons cut down a would-be run in the first inning, one that could … 0

Miner New England high-jump queen

Sunday, June 14, 2015

You can add New England champion to the long list of accolades that Frontier Regional School high jumper Kat Miner has earned this spring. Miner had already proven that she was head and shoulders above the competition in the state this season, and on Saturday she showed the … 0

Youth Roundup: Pipione’s wears Ponytail crown

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jillian Hopkins’ third hit and second RBI of the game Saturday plated Josalyn Eastman in the bottom of the eighth inning as Pipione’s Sport Shop won the 2015 Greenfield Girls’ Softball League Ponytail Division championship with a 9-8 win over Crocker Communications at Murphy Park in Greenfield. The … 0

Bulletin Board: Young, Hayes power Manny’s 2-1 win

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Brian Hayes hit a two-out, two-run triple in the third inning that proved to be enough for starting pitcher Asher Young as Manny’s TV & Appliance moved over .500 on the season with a 2-1 win over Sampson Chapels in a Tri-County League baseball game at Van Horn … 0

Indians looking to defend WMass title

Friday, June 12, 2015

Based on seeds alone, today’s Western Massachusetts Division III Softball Tournament championship game looks like the ideal matchup on paper — top-seeded Monson High School against No. 2 seed Turners Falls High School. In reality, this is the … 0

Turners wants to break 73-year WMass drought

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Turners Falls High School baseball team should have plenty of revenge on its mind today when it takes Earl Lorden Field on the campus of UMass at 10:30 a.m. for the WMass Division IV Baseball Tournament championship. … 0

Bulletin Board: Senior Legion loses; Juniors blank Agawam

Friday, June 12, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 struggled at the plate and in the field during a 6-1 loss to Longmeadow in Western Massachusetts American Legion Baseball action Friday evening at Longmeadow High School. Post 81 managed just three hits against Longmeadow starter and winner Matt Walthous, who finished with five strikeouts … 0

Keeping Score: Stories of David

Friday, June 12, 2015

Good morning! It might take some prodding, but even a sports fan like myself can enjoy the theater. On May 14 in Keene, my friend Marilyn Medina and I had $59 orchestra seats for an evening with David Sedaris at the historic Colonial Theatre. The 58-year-old Sedaris is … 0

Unbeaten Wave comes up short, 3-2

Thursday, June 11, 2015

GREENFIELD — Thursday’s WMass Division III Boys’ Tennis Tournament semifinal match pitted two teams that had thus far exceeded their own preseason expectations. Both teams entered this season with young starting lineups. Top-seeded Greenfield High School had just … 0

Hampshire ousts game Red Hawks, 4-0

Thursday, June 11, 2015

AMHERST — Both sides of the Western Massachusetts Division II Softball Tournament semifinal were familiar at UMass’ Sortino Field. But, the Frontier Regional School softball team has yet to raise a trophy there and won’t be doing so this season. Why? Well, because top-seeded, high-powered Hampshire Regional High … 0