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Bulletin Board:Hamp beats Frontier, 15-10

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Northampton scored five runs in the fifth to break open a close game and beat Frontier, 15-10, in a Suburban League 12-and-under softball game Tuesday night at Zabek Field in South Deerfield. The rally helped Hamp take a 12-5 lead. Amanda Fuller led Frontier, going 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Natalie Denkiewicz logged a single and two RBIs, Kathryn Hoie added … 0

Post 81 dumps Westfield, 3-1

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 has a chance to sweep through the WMass American Legion Baseball tournament. Ben Ruddock turned in seven strong innings and Mark Buck … 0

Greenfield captures WMass title

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 has had a successful debut in Junior American Legion Baseball. The locals claimed the regular season title in its opening season, and … 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

Markol delivers Post 81 to 6-4 victory

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Brody Markol delivered the big hit to help Greenfield Post 81 break out of its mini-slump. Markol’s two-run single in the bottom of the sixth snapped a 4-4 tie and propelled Greenfield to a 6-4 win over South Hadley-Pettengill Insurance in a Hampden County Senior American Legion Baseball … 0

Jaywalking: Name game

Monday, June 30, 2014

Lunchtime on the farm has taken on a new look recently. Typically, my father and I congregate around noon for about a half-hour break to eat a sandwich and some fresh vegetables while watching the noontime newscast. But since the start of the World Cup about three weeks … 0

Bulletin Board: Akey’s Ruth champion

Monday, June 30, 2014

Marmac Concrete was just an out away from forcing a deciding game, but Akey Insurance wouldn’t let it happen. Akey’s tied the game in the top of the seventh inning and scored three times in the ninth to … 0

Teddy Bears romp

Monday, June 30, 2014

Teddy Bear Pools scored seven times in the final three innings and knocked off Dream Bats, 9-5, in a Tri-County League men’s amateur baseball game Monday night at Somers (Conn.) High School. Casey Blanchard finished with three hits and finished a home run shy of hitting for the … 0

Bulletin Board: Aces drop on beautiful golf weekend

Sunday, June 29, 2014

It was a beautiful weekend to hit the links, and local golfers took advantage with three aces at area courses. Walter O’Neil of Bernardston aced the 130-yard ninth hole at Oak Ridge Golf Club in Gill on Saturday. … 0

Manny’s turns back Ash-Dee scare, 6-4

Sunday, June 29, 2014

It looked like a mismatch going in, but last-place Ash-Dee gave second-place Manny’s TV & Appliance all it could handle Sunday before Manny’s pulled out a late win with a 6-4 Tri-County League amateur baseball triumph at East Longmeadow High School. A three-run fifth inning lifted Ash-Dee into … 0

Keeping Score: After the gold rush

Monday, June 30, 2014

Good morning! Tuesday’s ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court to allow an anti-casino referendum on November’s ballot promises to liven up the debate about the pros and cons of slot machines and table games in the Commonwealth. A … 0