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The Turners Falls High School football team runs through drills Tuesday afternoon in the Powertown during its second day of summer practice, which opened for all local football teams Monday.
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Getting in shape

Tuesday, August 25, 2015


Bring it on

Monday, August 24, 2015


Springfield to host state hoops tournament

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

It’s official: the MIAA State Basketball Championship Tournamnent will be played in the city where hoops was born. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association made it official that beginning this winter the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Western Massachusetts Sports Commission will host the state finals in what will be billed the “Road to Springfield.” Although the MIAA did … 0

Post 81 turns back Aldenville, 6-4

Sunday, July 5, 2015

GREENFIELD — It might not have qualified as a “fireworks display,” but Greenfield Post 81 used a three-run fifth-inning outburst to topple Aldenville Post 337, 6-4, in a Western Massachusetts Senior American Legion Baseball game Sunday night at Veterans Memorial Field. The Greenfield fireworks took place about 40 … 0

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 … 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 … 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. … 0

Ludlow beats sloppy Post 81

Thursday, June 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81 entered Thursday night’s American Legion contest against Ludlow Post 52 having beaten its previous four opponents. That streak came to an end as Greenfield did enough to beat itself. The Greenfield nine committed five errors and struggled to come up with timely hits … 0

Post 81 drops Springfield

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

After getting off to a slow start, Greenfield Post 81 chipped away and pulled out its fourth straight win. Greenfield was getting shut out until it scored four in the fifth inning and added another in the sixth … 0

Indians after 7th state crown

Friday, June 19, 2015

Turners Falls High School will attempt to win its seventh MIAA State Softball Championship this morning when it faces Millis High School in the Division III title tilt starting at 11 a.m. at UMass’ Sortino Field. What’s rare … 0

Duclos Jr. hired as Pioneer football coach

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Pioneer Valley Regional School football team is getting a youthful shot this fall. Steven Duclos has been hired as the head coach at Pioneer, the program’s third coach since it was reborn in 2005. The 20-year-old Duclos, … 0

Tribe marches back to state final

Thursday, June 18, 2015

AMHERST — As quickly as the proverbial door opened for Hopedale High School to jump out to a big early lead, Turners Falls High School slammed it shut. Mackenzie Phillips worked out of a first-inning jam and finished … 0

Post 81 posts first win; Junior Legion rolls

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Phew! That was the collective sigh of relief breathed by the Greenfield Post 81 American Legion Baseball team Thursday night, when it got off the schneid and recorded its first win of the season, 7-1 over Wilbraham Post 286 at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham. Noah Barnes … 0