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Keeping Score: Road rage

Friday, July 25, 2014

Good morning! There’s nothing like an old fashioned rhubarb to liven up the dog days of summer at Monadnock Speedway, where Mini-Stock driver Mike Stebbins’ six wins in two months had his fellow competitors conspiring to snatch the checkered flag from him before the light could turn green. Stebbins drives a Honda CRX with a four-cylinder Honda engine that’s superior … 0

Bulletin Board: Bridge Classic approaches

Friday, July 25, 2014

The countdown has dwindled to two short weeks for the 36th annual running of the Bridge of Flowers 10K Classic and the Steve Lewis Subaru … 0

Post 81 marches to states, 5-4

Thursday, July 24, 2014

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81’s Luke Bakker got to experience the lows and the highs of baseball Thursday. After a fluky play in the top … 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

Bulletin Board: Sisson, Twyon lead St. Stanislaus over BTU

Friday, July 4, 2014

Marshall Sisson went 3-for-4 on Thursday to lead St. Stanislaus Society to a 12-9 win over Between the Uprights in a Montague Co-Rec Adult Softball League game at Green River Park in Greenfield. Winning pitcher Janet Twyon also went 2-for-3 in the win. Jason Bohonwicz and Scott Curtis … 0

Local tandems have good day in WMass Pro-Junior

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Chris Austin and James Elliott of Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston tied Dan LaPierre and Rod Joslin at 6-under-par 66 to win the 15-to-18-year-old division of the Western Massachusetts Section PGA Pro-Junior Championship golf tournament at the Country Club … 0

Lamonakis all psyched up for rematch with Ewell

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The opportunities continue to grow for Turners Falls native Sonya Lamonakis. Just a few months after winning the first professional women’s boxing title of her blossoming career, the 39-year-old recently found out that she will get her biggest … 0

Bulletin Board: Fortier fuels Warrior win

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Jay Fortier netted 19 points to help the Warriors edge Greenfield, 58-57, in a DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Varsity Basketball League game Tuesday night at Messer Gymnasium in Northfield. Ian Eckler added 10 points for the winners. Ryan Roberts led Greenfield with 14 points. Elsewhere, Nate Boyer’s game-high 26 … 0

Bulletin Board: Deerfield outlasts Rockettes, 11-10

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Deerfield scored five times in the third inning and held on to beat the Rockettes of West Springfield, 11-10, in a Metro Softball League 18-and-under game Tuesday night at Zabek Field in South Deerfield. The game was declared … 0