Bulletin Board: Franklin County Hoop Clinic returning in July

Staff Reports
Published: 6/22/2022 8:58:29 PM
Modified: 6/22/2022 8:58:10 PM

The Franklin County Hoop Clinic is returning this summer, running from July 18-22 and July 25-29 at Greenfield High School.

The clinic is open for boys and girls ages 6-14, running from 8:45 a.m.-2 p.m. The cost is $150 per participant and will be run by Greenfield High School girls basketball coach John Hickey and Green Wave boys coach Angelo Thomas, who together have over 40 years of coaching experience.

This is the 24th year the clinic is taking place, with the main purpose to provide each player the tools necessary to elevate their game as well as learning the concept of hard work, dedication and what it takes to be successful both on the court and in life.

For more information, visit www.drivehoopsbasketball.com or contact John Hickey by email at johick6@yahoo.com or by phone at 413-522-7042.



Riley Giard got the win in the circle while Alison George and Ryanne Dubay each knocked two hits to lead the Wolfpack to an 11-0 win over the Magic on Wednesday in a Franklin County Summer Softball League contest. 

Josie Dubay and Aileen Moffatt each had a triple in the win. Meghan Collins, Gloria McDonald and Addison Rotkiewicz each hit safely in the loss. 


Grace Laruie struck out 14 and added two hits at the plate to help lead Pipione’s to a 15-0 win over Descavich Plumbing on Tuesday in a Ponytail semifinal. 

Max Luippold, Autumn Thornton, Sofia Ruggeri  and Morgan Deluca hit safely in the win. Charlie Bishop and Abby Moffatt pitched in the loss while Haddie Connelley tallied a hit for Descavich. 

■ Oliva Lemay struck out 18 while Madison Lemay hit a pair of home runs and Kaylin Sevoin hit a home run to propel Camelot to a 20-5 win over Greenfield Garden Cinema’s on Tuesday. 

Kaelyn Chabot struck out nine and had a hit and three RBIs at the plate while Isabell Allen and Riley Tine played strong defense in the loss. 


Babe Ruth

Julian Kaiser struck out 10 while Juleyen Laughran-Carter added two strikeouts to lead Akey’s Insurance to a 7-6 win over TFAC on Wednesday in a Franklin County Babe Ruth contest. 

Kaiser had two hits at the plate while Braeden Talbot had a pair of hits and RBIs and Ethan Hannon knocked in a pair of runs in the victory. 

AJ Desmond struck out four and Rylin Koscinski added three strikeouts for TFAC. Jake Knight had two hits including a double while Malik Moore hit a triple in the loss. 


Thomas Memorial

Mike Hickey and Steve Russo tied for the top point quota of plus-8 in the Knights of Columbus League at Thomas Memorial this past week. Mark Matusz and Ray Zukowski tied for third with point quotas of plus-5. 

In closest to the pin, Ken Morin won on No. 7 (four feet, 11 inches) and Rod Herzig won on No. 9 (2-9). Zukowski, Herzig and Ron Lenois each won skins. 

■ In the Thomas Women’s League Four Person Scramble on Wednesday, Sherry Demers, Robin Hartnett, Lynn O’Riley and Debbie Puchalski took first with a score of 32. 

Donna McKemmie won closest to the pin on No. 7 (10-0). 


Greenfield Tennis Cup

The Greenfield Tennis Cup is taking place on Saturday, June 25, beginning at 9:30 a.m. 

The tournament takes place at Beacon Courts. It is a singles tournament, with separate men’s and women’s divisions. The cost to enter is $10, with the number of games played being dependent on the number of players. The deadline to register is June 24 at 6 p.m. 

To register, call 413-824-1695. 

Adult softball

Rachel Cloutier had three hits including a triple and three RBIs  while Cheyenne Anders on, Kat Chabot and Tom Anderson each knocked three hits to lead Thayer Street Builders to a 18-14 win over the Liberty Tax Sharks on Wednesday. 

Bob Badillo had three hits while Abbie O’Connor hit a double and brought in three runs in the loss. 


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