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PHOTOS: Wolves beat Cougars in battle of Northfield teams to win Tri-County League softball title

06-10-2024 4:55 PM

It was a weekend to remember in the Tri-County League, as two Northfield youth softball teams matched up for the league title.In the end, the Northfield Wolves outlast the Northfield Cougars, 10-5, to claim the Tri-County League championship. The...


Div. 5 baseball: Pioneer reaches third straight Final Four following 8-1 win over Douglas

06-09-2024 7:16 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

NORTHFIELD — For the third year in a row, the Pioneer baseball team is Final Four-bound. Hosting 12th-seeded Douglas on Sunday in the MIAA Division 5 quarterfinal round, the fourth-seeded Panthers pulled ahead 3-1 after three innings and let ace Hugh...


Local roundup: Franklin Tech softball falls to Georgetown in Div. 5 quarterfinals

06-08-2024 8:06 PM

The Franklin Tech softball team saw its run in the MIAA Div. 5 state tournament come to a close on Saturday. The fifth-seeded Eagles traveled to play No. 4 Georgetown, but the Royals put four runs on the board in the first inning and Franklin Tech was...


Div. 5 baseball: Greenfield knocks off Bourne, 7-3, to keep magical run going into semifinals (PHOTOS)

06-08-2024 5:59 PM

By GEORGE MILLER

GREENFIELD — Facing an early three-run deficit right out of the gate Saturday, the picture for Greenfield baseball looked remarkably similar to last year's MIAA Division 5 state quarterfinal.In 2023, Bourne jumped the Green Wave for an 8-1...


Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls pulls away from Narragansett, 11-4, into semifinals for 3rd straight year (PHOTOS)

06-08-2024 5:13 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

TURNERS FALLS — The Turners Falls softball team is two wins away from a state championship. Hosting seventh-seeded Narragansett in the MIAA Division 5 quarterfinals on Saturday, the second-seeded Thunder raced out to a 5-1 lead after two innings, but...


Div. 5 softball: Tahanto stuns two-time defending state champion Greenfield in state quarterfinal (PHOTOS)

06-07-2024 9:00 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

GREENFIELD — After a sixth inning rally that tied the game against Tahanto, it appeared the Greenfield softball team had positioned itself to make a return to the MIAA Div. 5 Final Four.Trailing the eighth-seeded Stags 2-0 in the state quarterfinals...


Bulletin Board: Plager sinks third career ace

06-07-2024 8:55 PM

Country Club of Greenfield member Mike Plager hit his third career hole-in-one, doing so on Hole No. 7 at Bretwood Country Club in Keene, N.H.Plager used a 7 iron to sink the ace from 162 yards out. Joe Butz, Dan Finn and Jim Hawkins were...


Franklin County’s YMCA sending trio of competitors to 2024 United States Strongman Nationals this weekend

06-07-2024 3:51 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Three local athletes are traveling to Denver for the 2024 United States Strongman Nationals.Greenfield’s Joe Doyle, Millers Falls’ Russell Johnson and Turners Falls’ Alfonso Neal, who train together at Franklin County's YMCA, qualified for Nationals...


Keeping Score with Chip Ainsworth: Checking in with the top prospects in Portland

06-07-2024 1:01 PM

Good morning!In January, Boston’s chief of baseball operations Craig Breslow told the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham that catcher Kyle Teel, shortstop Marcelo Mayer and outfielder Roman Anthony are “guys we think are the next wave, not just big leaguers...


Celtics rout Mavericks 107-89 in Game 1 of NBA Finals behind Brown, returning Porzingis

06-07-2024 12:33 AM

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

BOSTON (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis didn’t want to make predictions about how his body would respond heading into the NBA Finals after he spent more than a month on the sideline with a calf injury.Just fine, it turned out.Jaylen Brown scored 22 points,...


Bulletin board: 13th season of Northfield Summer Road Race Series kicks off

06-06-2024 8:01 PM

The 13th season of the Northfield Summer Road Race began Thursday night with 16 runners and eight walkers participating. vMason Youmell, Javion Williams, and Alex Scotera crossed the line of the 5K (3.1 mile) course for a three-way tie for first...


MIAA tourneys: 5 quarterfinal games await for Franklin County programs

06-06-2024 6:01 PM

By JEFF LAJOIE

It’s officially crunch time for area teams in the MIAA tournaments.Baseball and softball fields have been pared down the Elite 8, and it’ll be a busy weekend for Franklin County teams with five local sides in action over the next three days.Wins would...


Local Roundup: Frontier softball falls to Advanced Math and Science, 11-0, in Div. 4 Round of 16

06-05-2024 8:44 PM

The Frontier softball team’s run in the MIAA Div. 4 state tournament came to a close on Wednesday. After knocking off Monument Mountain in the Round of 32, the 13th-seeded Redhawks traveled to Marlborough to take on No. 4 Advanced Math and Science....


Div. 5 softball: 12-run inning propels No. 1 Greenfield to five-inning shutout of Monson in Round of 16 (PHOTOS)

06-05-2024 8:36 PM

By GEORGE MILLER

GREENFIELD — If spending as little time as possible on the softball field Wednesday figured at all in Greenfield's plan of attack, even if only incidentally, then the Green Wave accomplished that task in spades.The host Wave avalanched on Monson with...


Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls survives comeback bid from Norfolk Aggie, advances to state quarterfinals thanks to 21-14 victory

06-05-2024 8:07 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

TURNERS FALLS — It might not have been pretty, but the Turners Falls softball team finds itself one win away from reaching the MIAA Division 5 Final Four. Hosting 18th-seeded Norfolk County Agriculture on Wednesday in the Round of 16, the...


Div. 5 baseball: Greenfield defeats Westfield Tech, Pioneer knocks off Bromfield to advance to state quarterfinals (PHOTOS)

06-04-2024 9:14 PM

By GEORGE MILLER

GREENFIELD — Much was deservedly made of Westfield Technical Academy’s two victories in the MIAA Division 5 state baseball tournament, as a No. 34 seed, to reach the Round of 16. But what about that stealthy No. 15 seed that suddenly finds itself with...


Div. 5 softball: Fast start propels Franklin Tech past Lenox, 10-5, into state quarterfinals (PHOTOS)

06-04-2024 9:11 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

TURNERS FALLS — After a low-scoring 3-0 win over Lenox in the Western Mass. Class C tournament, the Franklin Tech softball team knew it needed to get its bats going when it faced the Millionaires again in the Round of 16 of the MIAA Div. 5 tournament...


Bulletin Board: Kerivan, Towne lead Pipione’s to Newt Guilbault championship

06-04-2024 9:09 PM

Liam Kerivan and Spencer Towne combined for five hits and seven runs, as Pipione’s Sport Shop punched a championship-series ticket behind a 10-0 win over Turners Falls Athletic Club in a Newt Guilbault Community Baseball League playoff game on...


Track & field: Mohawk Trail’s Chay Mojallali, Pioneer’s Louise Flagollet pace locals at MTSCA West Heptathlon/Decathlon (PHOTOS)

06-04-2024 8:27 PM

SOUTH DEERFIELD – Mohawk Trail’s Chay Mojallali and Pioneer’s Louise Flagollet carried the banner for Franklin County athletes at the annual MTSCA West Heptathlon/Decathlon on Tuesday at Frontier Regional School.Mojallali finished fourth overall in...


Bulletin Board: GTA hosting the 2024 Greenfield Clay Courts Preservation/Benefit Tournament on Saturday

06-03-2024 8:50 PM

The Greenfield Tennis Association is hosting the 2024 Greenfield Clay Courts Preservation/Benefit Tournament on Saturday, with all proceeds going to maintain the clay courts. Men, women, juniors and seniors of all levels are welcome. Participants will...


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