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Andrew Doty is on his way to a Caribbean baseball soujourn before returning home for his football swan song at Mohawk.
Recorder/Jason Butynski

Jaywalking: Travelin’ man

Monday, July 21, 2014

Andrew Doty will spend the next nine days in the Dominican Republic playing baseball, giving back. Doty will be taking part in a trip being sponsored by MVP Baseball, a college recruiting company, and not only will Doty be playing ball against locals, he’ll be donating used baseball gear to Dominicans. It all started last fall after football season. Doty, then a junior quarterback for the Mohawk football team, was one of Franklin County’s most versatile and dangerous players. Doty helped lead Mohawk to the WMass Division VI Championship game, but he suffered an injury in his right shoulder that had him rethinking what he … 0

Greenfield routs Ludlow to advance

Sunday, July 20, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Post 81 offense continued its postseason power surge and the team advanced to the Western Mass. Mass American Legion Baseball championship series with a 16-4 mercy rule-shortened victory over Ludlow Post 52 Sunday night at Veterans Memorial Field. Greenfield (17-4) advances through the double-elimination third-round bracket going a perfect … 0

Greenfield drills Amherst, 14-3

Friday, July 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Post 81 scored eight times in the second inning and advanced to the championship game of the third-round, double-elimination bracket of the American Legion Baseball tournament with a 14-3 victory over Amherst Post 148 Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field. Greenfield will host the winner of the loser’s bracket game … 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

Bulletin Board: Warriors win Heptathlon

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Mohawk Trail Regional High School won the final event of the day to claim the team championship in the Western Massachusetts Girls’ Heptathlon Tuesday at Northampton High School. The Warriors finished with 9,861 points to edge runner-up Frontier, which ended up with 9,609 points. Kesheal Henderson of Mohawk … 0

Hawks shed semifinal jinx, 6-5

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

AMHERST— In what turned out to be a down-to-the-wire nail-biter, Frontier Regional School advanced to the Western Massachusetts Division II Softball Tournament championship game for the first time since 2006 with a 6-5 semifinal victory over Palmer High … 0

Jaywalking: Mayo bet

Monday, June 2, 2014

I betcha! Those words can be described many ways. Call it the start to a challenge or call them fighting words, but when one person begins a sentence with “I bet you,” it’s put-up or shut-up time for the challenged. That person must either accept the bet, or … 0

Wave ousts Rams on road

Monday, June 2, 2014

SOUTHWICK — The first 31/ 3 innings Monday gave little indication of the deluge that would soon follow for Greenfield High School. After going hitless into the fourth inning, Greenfield’s bats awoke for a dozen hits from that point forward, with the decisive three-run rally coming in the … 0

Turners prevails in 12

Monday, June 2, 2014

GRANBY — Disappointment turned to a brief moment of devastation three innings later for the Turners Falls High School baseball team, but a controversial judgment call gave the season a reprieve. The Indians took advantage and went on … 0

Athol stuns Palmer, 7-2

Monday, June 2, 2014

PALMER — The Athol High School baseball team may have picked up the 12th seed in the WMass Division III Baseball Tournament a week ago, but since that time, the Red Raiders have looked like anything but a low seed. The Red Raiders continued their magical postseason run … 0

Green Wave boys, girls ousted by Monument

Monday, June 2, 2014

Greenfield High School was hoping to win two more matches and capture a Western Massachusetts championship. Unfortunately, Monument Mountain Regional High School derailed their plans. The third-seeded Spartans pulled out all three matches that went three sets and … 0

Bulletin Board: Miner Heptathlon leader

Monday, June 2, 2014

Kat Miner of Frontier Regional School registered 2,188 points to lead the way after four events in Day 1 of the Western Massachusetts Heptathlon on Monday at Northampton High School. Kesheal Henderson of Mohawk Trail Regional High School is in second with 1,962 points, followed by teammate Ashley … 0