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Tom Brady enshrined into Patriots Hall of Fame during star-studded night

06-12-2024 10:49 PM

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady brought the New England Patriots endless memories and six Super Bowl trophies during his two-decade run with the team.The Patriots made sure his induction into the franchise’s Hall of Fame was a celebration unlike it had ever...


Legion baseball: James Lavallee powers Northampton Post 28 past Longmeadow

06-12-2024 9:17 PM

By GARRETT COTE

NORTHAMPTON — After James Lavallee gave up a hit to the first Longmeadow batter he faced in his first-ever inning pitching for Northampton Post 28, he wasted no time settling in.Lavallee struck the next two batters out and got the following one to...


Summer Ultimate League of Amherst (SULA) starts next week

06-12-2024 5:13 PM

The Summer Ultimate League of Amherst (SULA) is set to return for another action-packed summer. Starting next week, three different leagues will begin and run through the first week of August.The league is geared toward people who want to enjoy the...


Div. 4 boys tennis: PVCICS’ undefeated season ends to Manchester-Essex in state semifinals (PHOTOS)

06-11-2024 9:05 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

SPRINGFIELD – Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School boys tennis’ dream undefeated season came to a close on Tuesday afternoon with a 5-0 loss to Manchester-Essex in the MIAA Div. 4 semifinals at Forest Park.The No. 3 Hornets not only ended...


Legion baseball: Three Hampshire County programs excited for big summers

06-11-2024 6:50 PM

By GARRETT COTE

The American Legion Baseball season kicked off on Monday, with all three of Hampshire County’s senior teams in action on the diamond.Northampton Post 28 earned a 6-5 victory in eight innings, Easthampton Post 224 fell short in an 11-5 loss to...


Legion baseball: Aiden Keeling-Lococo delivers game-winning hit in Northampton Post 28’s season-opening victory over Aldenville

06-10-2024 10:28 PM

What a way to start the legion baseball season.In the top of the eighth inning with the game tied at five, Aiden Keeling-Lococo ripped a double to bring home Elijah Rubinstein, who served as the game-winning run.Aiden Zera then got out of a jam with a...


Youth sports: Northampton baseball, softball teams stay busy

06-10-2024 4:34 PM

The Northampton 13U youth baseball team was busy over the weekend as the Blue Devils played in two games. Northampton squared off with undefeated Longmeadow on Friday, falling 11-7 in what was the first time all year it gave up double digit...


Northampton girls ultimate team scores impressive 5th place at Nationals

06-10-2024 4:23 PM

By GARRETT COTE

The final stop for the end of the Northampton girls varsity ultimate team’s historical season was the national tournament in Rockford, Ill. over the weekend.After winning their first-ever Amherst Invitational and Massachusetts state championship...


Amherst’s Moriah Luetjen, Logan Alfandari pace local pack at 77th New England Interscholastic Outdoor Track & Field Championships

06-08-2024 8:15 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

Amherst placed in the top 10 in five events at the 77th New England Interscholastic Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the University of New Hampshire.State 400 meter champ Moriah Luetjen placed fourth in the event (55.94 seconds),...


Div. 4 softball: Top-seeded Joseph Case uses big 6th inning to take down Hampshire Regional in quarters

06-08-2024 8:04 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

SWANSEA – They were six outs away.Six outs from a second straight trip to the MIAA Division 4 semifinals, six outs from an upset over the No. 1 seed and six outs from revenge over the team that beat them in last year’s state title game.But then it all...


Div. 4 boys tennis: Doubles teams close it out as PVCICS clips Fairhaven for spot in first-ever Final Four (PHOTOS)

06-07-2024 9:09 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — For the first time all season, the No. 2 Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion School boys tennis team found itself in a 2-1 hole after three matches in the MIAA Division 4 state quarterfinals.If the Dragons wanted to punch their ticket to the...


Div. 5 baseball: Top-seeded Georgetown pulls away late, knocks out Hopkins Academy 9-2 in state quarterfinals

06-07-2024 8:04 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

GEORGETOWN — The Hopkins Academy baseball team flooded out of the dugout and crowded around home plate. First baseman Liam Flynn had just cranked a two-run bomb over the right-center field fence, and the No. 9 Golden Hawks were now up 3-1 in the fifth...


NCAA v. House, Part 2: How would UMass athletics be affected by landmark settlement proposal?

06-07-2024 3:05 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

(This is part two of a two-part series. Part one can be found here.)The landscape of college athletics is changing. And it’s changing fast. In February, UMass became the latest FBS Division I school to announce a conference move, leaving its home of...


NCAA v. House, Part 1: How would UMass athletics be affected by landmark settlement proposal?

06-07-2024 2:50 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

(This is part one of a two-part series. Part two can be found here.)Late last month, the NCAA’s Board of Governors and the Power 5 conferences reached a $2.8 billion proposed settlement in NCAA v. House, a consolidated antitrust litigation of three...


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

06-07-2024 12:35 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,...


“It’s just been a labor of love at Williston:” Longtime athletic director Mark Conroy retiring after 24 years with school

06-06-2024 6:12 PM

By GARRETT COTE

EASTHAMPTON — Mark Conroy hasn’t been to a Middlebury College football game since the last time he played in one in the 1980s. That’s one of the many stops he plans to make this year now that he finally has time for it.Having the weekends off will be...


MIAA tourneys: Previewing the 5 quarterfinals featuring Hampshire County programs

06-06-2024 5:51 PM

By GARRETT COTE

And then there were five.Following MIAA Round of 16 matchups, Hampshire County is down to just five teams standing in the state tournament. Each of them will be in action this weekend, with two teams on Friday, two on Saturday and one on Sunday.Of the...


NECBL: Valley Blue Sox hold off Sanford Mainers for 6-4 win in home opener

06-05-2024 11:26 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

HOLYOKE – After a 7 a.m. exit and a two-hour bus ride to the North Shore on Tuesday, the Valley Blue Sox came back home to MacKenzie Stadium and won their home opener, 6-4, over the Sanford Mainers on Wednesday night.The Blue Sox scored three runs in...


MIAA tourneys: Ella Schaeffer strikes out 17 as South Hadley softball blanks Amesbury for spot in Div. 4 quarters

06-05-2024 8:56 PM

What’s better than 16 strikeouts?Seventeen.After fanning 16 batters in the South Hadley softball team’s 3-0 win in the MIAA Division 4 Round of 32 over No. 23 Cohasset, Tigers ace Ella Schaeffer struck out 17 and scattered five hits as she blanked No....


Div. 4 softball: Offense erupts as Hampshire Regional thumps Clinton, books quarterfinal spot (PHOTOS)

06-05-2024 8:00 PM

By GARRETT COTE

WESTHAMPTON — When Hampshire Regional freshman pitcher Ryanne Dubay got Clinton’s Ava Varakis to ground out to short to end the top of the first inning, not one player on the Raiders’ roster seemed fazed by its early two-run deficit as the Gaels’...


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