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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. Brody Markol had what appeared to be a double taken away from him in the ninth inning and Greenfield’s attempt to rally from two runs down in the final frame came up just short as the tying run was left stranded 90 feet from home … 1

Ames keeps Post 81 alive, 4-1

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

SUDBURY — In a game of missed opportunities to score runs for Greenfield Post 81, Niko Ames came through when it counted. The Post 81 shortstop blasted a two-out, bases-clearing double with the bags full in the top of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie and Greenfield survived to play another … 0

Bulletin Board: Junior Legion crushes Braintree in semifinals, 10-5

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Greenfield Post 81 Junior American Legion Baseball team continued its charge toward a state championship with a 10-5 victory over previously unbeaten Braintree Post 86 in the Junior Department Championships Wednesday night at Szot Park in Chicopee. Greenfield faces unbeaten Littleton Post 249 today at 4:30 in the finals. If Greenfield wins, it will face Braintree for the championship approximately 45 minutes … 0

Bulletin Board: Carkhuff rescues Deerfield, 6-5

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Becca Carkhuff singled home Megan Rice with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Deerfield a 6-5 win over Southwick in a Metro Softball League 18-and-under game Tuesday evening at Zabek Field in South Deerfield. Mariah Morse led the seventh with a single and … 0

Buck helps fuel Post 81 4-2 win

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mark Buck singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Greenfield Post 81 went on to 4-2 victory over Wilbraham Post 286 in a Hampden County American Legion Baseball game Thursday night at Farrell Field in Wilbraham. Jake Elwell and Niko Ames drew consecutive walks to … 0

Akey’s jolts top seed, 4-1

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Ross Akey scattered six hits and struck out four in complete-game effort to help second-seeded Akey Insurance knock off top-seeded Marmac Concrete, 4-1, in the winners’-bracket final of the Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League double-elimination playoffs Thursday … 0

Ludlow drops Post 81, 8-3

Monday, June 23, 2014

Eight errors proved far too much for Greenfield Post 81 to overcome Monday night when Ludlow took an 8-3 American Legion Baseball victory at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. It has been a tough three-game stretch for the Post 81 (7-2) defense, which has committed 16 errors in … 0

Bulletin Board: GHS Alumni Game nears

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Greenfield High School Alumni Game is scheduled for June 27 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Fromer Greenfield baseball players interested in playing are asked to show up by 5:30. All former players are welcome, whether they choose to play or not. For more … 0

Post 81 suffers 1st loss

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Jeff Zebrowski fired a four-hit shutout and Aldenville Post 337 dealt Greenfield Post 81 its first loss of the season with a 6-0 verdict in a Hampden County American Legion Baseball game Tuesday night at Veterans Memorial Field in Greenfield. Cam Kagan ripped an RBI single to break … 0

Jaywalking: Catching cousins

Monday, June 16, 2014

Brody Markol and Morgan Ozdarski graduated from Turners Falls High School earlier this month. The cousins have grown up together, spending a lot of time with each other, especially around their grandmother’s house, located across the street from Morgan’s. When Brody was about 8, he put on the … 0

Bears claw Indians in title game, 8-3

Sunday, June 15, 2014

WORCESTER — Turners Falls High School played some fantastic softball and caught a few breaks in advancing to the state championship game. On Saturday, there were no breaks to be found — only a Greater New Bedford Regional … 0

Popusoi settles for third place

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Vlad Popusoi’s high school career came to an end Saturday when the Greenfield High School pole-vaulter finished third at the New England Track & Field championships at Bridgewater State University. Popusoi was joined by Pioneer Valley Regional School … 0

Can Indians roll a 7?

Friday, June 13, 2014

Turners Falls High School has been here before — 11 times to be exact. The Indians weren’t able to lift the championship trophy until 2004, but since then they’ve done so six times. Now they’d like to reach … 0