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Greenfield Post 81 second baseman Brody Markol gets the force out at second and attempts to complete a twin-killing against Taunton Wednesday afternoon at Feeley Field in Sudbury.
Special to The Recorder/Jane K. Ames

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 day with a 4-1 win over Taunton … 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

Milford rocks Post 81

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dan Mantoni tossed six innings of two-hit ball and Milford Post 59 scored seven times in the sixth inning to break open a close game and post an 11-1 victory over Greenfield Post 81 in an American Legion Baseball Department Championship winner’s-bracket game Tuesday at Feeley Field in Sudbury. The game was called … 0

Lights go out on pole vaulters

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Perhaps the biggest story from Saturday’s All-State Track and Field meet was from the only event that never finished. Greenfield High School’s Vlad Popusoi was still jumping along with four other pole vaulters at 9:30 p.m. at Bridgewater State University when the lights went out, and the official … 0

Balanced Post 81 looks to make run at state berth

Friday, June 6, 2014

The best word to describe Greenfield Post 81 this season might be balanced. The American Legion baseball team that calls Veterans Memorial Field its home all summer will kick off the season on road on Monday night when it heads to Parson’s Field in Belchertown at 5:45 to … 0

4 locals go for WMass crowns

Friday, June 6, 2014

Teams throughout western Massachusetts have battled through their respective baseball and softball tournaments, and today, on the campus of UMass, the remaining clubs will fight for sectional supremacy. Of the 12 remaining teams in three divisions in baseball … 0

Indians, other schools deal with SAT conflicts

Friday, June 6, 2014

Despite concerns from both teams in this morning’s Western Mass. Division IV Baseball Tournament championship at 10:30 regarding conflicts with the SATs, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association will not move the game to a later date. Turners Falls High School had four players scheduled to take the SATs, … 0

Top seeds Sadri, Popusoi lead locals into All-State

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Darion Sadri and Vlad Popusoi lead the field of local track athletes into Saturday’s All-State Track and Field meet at Bridgewater State University. Both boys are No. 1 seeds entering their events and will have the rest of the field chasing them. A total of nine girls and … 0

Turners Falls moves to finals, 3-0

Thursday, June 5, 2014

GREENFIELD — Tyler Charboneau was facing every pitcher’s worst nightmare when he entered the game in the top of the sixth inning. The Turners Falls High School senior was coming in with nobody out and the bases loaded … 0

Amherst High School accuses Smith Voke of recruiting

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Administrators at Amherst Regional High School have contacted the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association with charges that Smith Vocational coaches were on school grounds attempting to convince four Amherst freshman basketball players to transfer to Smith in violation of the MIAA’s rules that prohibit recruiting. The unauthorized presence on … 0

Raiders fall by wayside

Thursday, June 5, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The runaway train that was 12th-seeded Athol High School came up one stop short in the Western Massachusetts Division III Baseball Tournament, falling in the semifinals to No.1 seed Monument Mountain Regional High School, 4-2, at the Bordeau Complex. Athol (13-10) brought the tying runs … 0

Indians march to final, 10-1

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

AMHERST — Turners Falls High School has an offense that’s good enough to beat most teams in western Massachusetts without any help. On Wednesday, the Indians got all kinds of it from a shaky Monson High School defense … 0

Swipe of home sparks Wave

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NORTH ADAMS — Garrett Hudson knows a little something about pitching. So when the Greenfield High School ace reached third base with nobody out in the fourth inning of the Western Massachusetts Division III Baseball Tournament semifinals Wednesday, he began sizing up the delivery of Drury High School … 0