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Baseball roundup: James Lavallee helps Northampton Post 28 blank Aldenville

06-24-2024 9:23 PM

James Lavallee gave up just three hits and struck out eight as Northampton Post 28 walked away with a 3-0 victory over Aldenville in an American Legion Senior Division game at Szot Park in Chicopee on Monday. Andrew Gagne, Henry LaFlamme, Elijah...


UMass basketball: Minutemen tour Hadley’s Mapleline Farm as part of community service, outreach

06-24-2024 8:40 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

HADLEY – Jessica Dizek pulled out a four-pint bottle of milk and posed a question to the barn: any takers? The UMass men’s basketball team was on a tour of Mapleline Farm, where Dizek is a co-owner, and they had reached the barn full of Mapleline’s...


UMass basketball: Minutemen to play Arizona State in Springfield on Dec. 21

06-24-2024 6:59 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

The UMass men’s basketball team plans to play Arizona State in the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at the MassMutual Center on Dec. 21, according to a source.OwlScoop.com was first to report the game. Temple will play Rhode Island in the first part of...


UMass women’s swimming: Maiya Otsuka named acting head coach

06-24-2024 3:38 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

UMass named longtime assistant Maiya Otsuka the acting head coach of the women’s swim team on Monday, per release.Sean Clark had coached the men’s and women’s teams since his appointment in 2020 as director of men’s and women’s swimming and diving and...


Title run ‘a beautiful thing’ for Northampton native and die-hard Boston Celtics fan Christopher Camposeo

06-21-2024 5:31 PM

By GARRETT COTE

Christopher Camposeo couldn’t muster up the energy to fly back to Boston for Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks. Born and raised in Northampton but now living in Miami, Fla., the 41-year old die-hard Celtics fan...


Cue the duck boats: Boston salutes Celtics’ record 18th NBA championship with parade

06-21-2024 5:02 PM

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

BOSTON — The Celtics entered the season vowing to turn recent playoff heartbreaks into happiness. Eight months later, they toasted the franchise’s 18th championship in what has become the signature Boston celebration, joined Friday by a huge crowd for...


Track and Field: Amherst, Holyoke compete in Nike Outdoor Nationals in Oregon

06-20-2024 7:39 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

Six Amherst track and field athletes and the Holyoke girls 4x100 squad made the trip to Eugene, Oregon for Nike Outdoor Nationals held on June 12-15.It was the first trip to Nike Outdoor Nationals for all 10 athletes. Holyoke had never sent a team to...


Belchertown athletic director Jen Gouvin moving on after 5½ years

06-20-2024 7:11 PM

By GARRETT COTE

BELCHERTOWN — Following 5½ years with Belchertown High School, athletic director Jen Gouvin has taken a full-time role in the same position at Clinton Public Schools in eastern Massachusetts.Running the athletics department at Belchertown wasn’t her...


The Real Score: College athletes are going to be paid

06-20-2024 7:09 PM

In mid-May, a development in college athletics was leaked: the NCAA and major athletic conferences were in settlement discussions that could upend college athletics as we know it. This landmark case, House v. NCAA, amalgamates three class-action suits...


UMass men’s basketball coach Frank Martin signs two-year contract extension

06-20-2024 12:34 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

UMass men’s basketball coach Frank Martin signed a two-year extension to keep him in Amherst through the 2028-29 season, UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford announced Thursday.Martin led the Minutemen to a 15-16 mark in his first season in 2022-23...


Local baseball: Northampton Post 28 falls to Pittsfield in Senior Legion action

06-19-2024 8:45 PM

It looked promising for the Northampton Post 28 Senior Division American Legion team through two and a half innings, as Liam Flynn belted a two-out, three-run home run to put them ahead 4-2 against Pittsfield Post 68.But the game’s next 12 runs...


High school baseball: Amherst earns HFBUA Sportsmanship Award for 2024 season

06-19-2024 4:43 PM

By GARRETT COTE

What started as a friendly gesture turned into a common occurrence for Jeff Gladu and his Amherst Regional High School baseball team this spring.Early in the season, opposing coaches addressed Gladu following the handshake line after their games to...


Briefs: Belchertown scores 9 unearned runs to take American Legion victory over Northampton

06-19-2024 12:00 AM

Belchertown Post 239 used a six-run second inning and a six-run third inning to get past Northampton Post 28 13-11 on Tuesday night.Northampton starter Griffin Smiarowski only allowed four earned runs on six hits and three walks over five innings of...


Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

06-18-2024 11:58 PM

By HILLEL ITALIE

Willie Mays, the electrifying “Say Hey Kid” whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.Mays’ family and the San Francisco Giants jointly announced...


A life in the locker room: Belchertown’s Nico and Nick St. George grow together through sport

06-18-2024 4:36 PM

By CONNOR PIGNATELLO

BELCHERTOWN – Cheeseburgers were sizzling on the Blackstone, pulled pork was fresh out of the smoker and a pickup lacrosse game was on the horizon.Belchertown boys lacrosse had just finished its last regular season game of the year, a 16-6 win over...


Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks

06-17-2024 11:24 PM

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics again stand alone among NBA champions.Jayson Tatum had 31 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds as the Celtics topped the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 on Monday night to win the franchise’s 18th championship, breaking a tie...


Legion baseball: Aiden Keeling-Lococo’s walk-off hit lifts Northampton Post 28 past Easthampton

06-17-2024 9:09 PM

By GARRETT COTE

NORTHAMPTON — He may have just wrapped up his freshman year of high school, but Aiden Keeling-Lococo showed maturity beyond his years on Monday evening.The Northampton Post 28 center fielder stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning...


MassGolf: Westover’s Zach Lebeau paces local pack at Mass Am qualifier in Springfield

06-17-2024 7:36 PM

Jeremy Meade of Nashawtuc Country Club shot the low round of the day to take home medalist honors in a 2024 Massachusetts Amateur Golf Championship qualifier at Veterans Memorial Golf Course in Springfield on Monday afternoon.Meade shot 2-under-par 70...


Father’s Day 2024: South Hadley’s Rich Marjanski cherishes era coaching his three daughters on the soccer pitch

06-14-2024 3:15 PM

By GARRETT COTE

SOUTH HADLEY — The early portions of summer have provided Rich Marjanski with plenty of flashbacks to when he used to coach his three daughters on the same team during their youth soccer days about a decade ago.His oldest daughter Lindsay (22 years...


Youth baseball: Amherst, South Hadley Suburban teams enjoy “great experience” playing at UMass’ Lorden Field

06-13-2024 9:12 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — Although the stage might have been the biggest one the Amherst and South Hadley Suburban League 15U Koufax Division teams had ever stepped foot on, both teams rose to the occasion at Earl Lorden Field on the campus of UMass on Thursday...


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