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Post 81 slips past Northampton, 4-3

Thursday, July 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — When you’re hot, everything just seems to go right, and Greenfield Post 81 is on fire. Post 81 pitching got out of a pair of late-inning jams, and Luke Bakker’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the sixth wound up being the difference as Greenfield won for the ninth time in 10 games with a 4-3 victory over Northampton Post 28 Thursday night in Western Massachusetts Senior … 0

Post 81 smacks Westfield

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Greenfield Post 81 record five straight hits in the first inning and finished with 15 as it rolled to a six-inning, 14-2 verdict over Westfield Post 124 in a Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball game Wednesday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Westfield (5-5-1) actually grabbed a 2-0 lead in the … 0

Post 81 dumps Amherst

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Turners Falls High School teammates Tyler Charboneau and Nick York helped lead the offensive charge for Greenfield Post 81 by combining for five hits and seven RBIs as Post 81 defeated Amherst Post 148, 9-5, in American Legion Baseball Senior Division action Saturday at Ziomek Field in Amherst. Greenfield came into the game off a tough 6-4 loss to Ludlow Thursday night, when … 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

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

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

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

Tribe seals another trip to WM finals

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

AMHERST — No matter how they materialize, Turners Falls High School seems to make situations work to its advantage. The second-seeded Indians benefited from Mount Everett Regional School’s missed opportunity in the top of the first inning and … 0

Indians unload on Hopkins, 14-7

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

AMHERST — The Turners Falls High School offense has not been the most consistent unit this season, but you would have never known it Wednesday. The third-seeded Indians scored 11 times in the first three innings, including a … 0

Neutral sites to host football championships

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The West Division high school football championships game will be played at neutral sites beginning this fall. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors passed a recommendation by the MIAA Football Committee to have the West and Central Football Championships hosted at neutral sites beginning this fall. … 0

Post 81 opens season on the road tonight

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

It won’t be easy for the Greenfield Post 81 American Legion Baseball team — which opens tonight at 5:45 at Pittsfield — to achieve as much success as last year. The summer of 2014 went down as one of the most memorable seasons ever for the Post 81 … 0