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Pair of 63s highlight day of nice weather, low scores

Thursday, July 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — It was a most unusual opening morning for the Invitational Four-Ball Tournament at the Country Club of Greenfield: a lush, soft layout, temperatures hovering in the mid-60s, and virtually no wind. In other words, it was a day for going low. Troy Miller and Scott Serwa of Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston torched the 6,337-yard layout for a 9-under-par … 0

Post 81 reaches end of road, 4-3

Thursday, July 31, 2014

SUDBURY — Baseball is a game of inches and, on Thursday, the closest of plays just did not go the way of Greenfield Post 81. … 0

Bulletin Board: Junior Legion nine falls to Littleton, 5-4

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A fantastic inaugural season for Greenfield Post 81 Junior American Legion Baseball team has finally come to an end. Littleton Post 249 got out two … 0

Manny’s roars back to beat Undertakers

Monday, July 14, 2014

Rallies and late-inning wins are becoming a habit for Manny’s TV & Appliance Center. Monday’s night’s contest was a prime example, when Manny’s — facing a 5-0 deficit after three innings — scored five times in the fourth … 0

Bulletin Board: Mohawk comes back to beat Southwick

Monday, July 14, 2014

Mohawk scored three runs in bottom of the seventh to overtake Southwick, 10-9, in a Suburban Softball League 14-and-under game Monday night at Mohawk Trial Regional High School in Buckland. Southwick had scored twice in the top of … 0

Post 81 rolls, earns playoff bye

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Greenfield Post 81 knew the situation — win Saturday afternoon, get the next three days off — and took care of business rather quickly. Post 81 shook off a slow start as it scored four runs in the … 0

Bulletin Board: Finley chalks up No. 7

Sunday, July 13, 2014

KC Finley needed five extra holes to reach seventh heaven. Finley and Don Foberg finished on even terms for 54 holes, then remained tied after a three-hole aggregate before Finley birdied the second sudden-death playoff hole to win … 0

Keeping Score: A Manny moment

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Good morning! In Arizona this summer Greenfield’s Joe Hudson got something the Red Sox would love to include in their rewards program: a big bear hug from Manny Ramirez. The 42-year-old slugger is currently a player-coach with the Chicago Cubs’ Triple-A affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, having come … 0

Tigers edge Teddy Bear; Manny’s, Post 81 win

Friday, July 11, 2014

Chris Hebert’s RBI single in the sixth inning plated the go-ahead run and Chicopee Falls Tigers edged Teddy Bear Pools, 3-2, in a Tri-County League amateur baseball game Friday night at Valiton Field in South Deerfield. The Tigers (8-10-1) trailed 2-0 after two innings but tied the game … 0

Victoria Bar gets past TF Pizza in Co-Rec

Friday, July 11, 2014

Ben Banash went 2-for-2 with a home run and The Victoria Bar defeated Turners Falls Pizza House, 13-10, in a Greenfield Co-Rec Adult Softball League game at Hillside Park Friday in Greenfield. Maura Crossman, Zariah Crossman and Justin Mickiewicz each went 3-for-4 in the win. Mark Kosloski hit … 0

Peoples clinches crown, 11-4

Thursday, July 10, 2014

GREENFIELD — It all unraveled late for Manny’s TV & Appliance on Thursday night. Peoples Bank scored 10 times in the final two innings to turn what had been a close game into a rout as the first-place Bankers defeated second-place Manny’s, 11-4, in a battle of the … 0

Bulletin Board: Lesenski rules WMass Open

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Andy Lesenski made a triumphant return to the area links Thursday afternoon. Lesenski, a Northfield resident who recently turned professional, fired a 4-under-par 68 and cruised to a three-shot victory in the Western Mass Open at Crumpin-Fox Club … 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