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Belchertown

JERREY ROBERTS
Katherine Miner, of Frontier Regional, high jumps during a meet against Southwick Thursday at Frontier. She took first place in this event.

Thursday’s high school recaps: Big fourth inning leads Holyoke Catholic to win in shorten game

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Holyoke Catholic baseball put up 10 hits and 13 runs in the fourth inning Thursday as the Gaels run-ruled Sci-Tech 20-5 at home. Dorian Guidi drove in five runs, including a three-run triple for Catholic (4-3, 2-1 Bi-County North). Tom Heavren went 3 for 3 with a double and a walk, Ben Modzelesky was 2 for 2 with three … 0

Thursday’s high school tennis recaps: Calvin Lin leads Hurricanes to win over East Longmeadow

Friday, April 25, 2014

Amherst Regional’s Calvin Lin was pulled up from doubles and won his first singles match at the No. 2 spot to help the Hurricanes to a 4-1 home victory over East Longmeadow Thursday. Lin won 7-6 (6), 6-1 over Matt Donavan, while Andy Zyskowski cruised over Ryan Powell 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles. The Amherst doubles squads — Danny St. John and … 0

Briefs

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Amherst WATER MAIN FLUSHING: Water main flushing by the Department of Public Works water division, which could cause some water discoloration and low water pressure for residential customers in Amherst, Pelham and Belchertown, begins Monday. The work will start daily at 3:30 p.m. and last about four weeks. In the first week, flushing starts on the streets served in the town of Pelham, … 0

Thursday’s high school lacrosse recaps: South Hadley’s Meg Ginley lights up East Longmeadow for six goals in win

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Meg Ginley scored her sixth goal of the game to put the South Hadley girls lacrosse team up for good in an eventual 10-9 home win over East Longmeadow Thursday afternoon. Gabi Schwalm (one assist) added an insurance goal for the Tigers (1-1) that came in handy as … 0

Thursday’s high school tennis: South Hadley girls sweep Cathedral

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The South Hadley girls tennis team didn’t drop a single set Thursday afternoon in a 5-0 victory over Cathedral at Forest Park in Springfield. Katie Meon, Katie Robitaille and Tosin Omojola lost a combined nine games in singles play for the Tigers (2-1, 1-0 Valley Wheel). South Hadley’s … 0

Steven Paul of Belchertown denies charges of threatening wife, firing weapon

Thursday, April 10, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A Belchertown man appeared in court Thursday to deny charges he pointed a pistol at his wife, threatened to kill her and fired several rounds last year. Steven W. Paul, 59, of 175 Warner St., pleaded not guilty before Hampshire Superior Court Judge John Agostini to … 0

Hampshire’s Sara Abel shuts down Northampton in 10-inning 1-hitter

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Many high school softball teams have only one top-line pitcher. But if the first two games of this season are any indication, Hampshire Regional has a pair of aces. Junior Sara Abel threw a 10-inning one-hitter as the … 0

Wednesday’s high school tennis: Northampton girls cruise past Holyoke

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Northampton girls tennis team wasted little time dispatching Holyoke Wednesday. Phoebe Gelbard and Sarina Hahn cruised at first and second singles. Xochitl Calero and Caitlyn Richmond dropped one game at first doubles, while Sara Haller and Jordan Kuhr took second doubles. Northampton 5, Holyoke 0 At Northampton … 0

Divided Belchertown School Committee reopens search for superintendent

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

BELCHERTOWN — A divided school committee voted Tuesday night to reopen the search for a new superintendent of schools with a goal of permanently filling the job by next January. A motion to consider offering the position to one of the two remaining candidates after top choice John … 0

Tuesday’s high school track/tennis: Northampton aces South Hadley

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A dominant performance in both doubles matches helped lead the Northampton boys tennis team to a 4-1 victory over South Hadley Tuesday afternoon at Mount Holyoke College. Francois Venne and Ian Fishman won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 … 0

Tuesday’s high school recaps: Nate Patterson, Khalil Taylor, Ben Ruddock combine for 1-hitter for Frontier

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Frontier Regional baseball team knew Ben Ruddock would be its ace pitcher coming into the season, but how the rest of the rotation would shake out was a bit unclear. Sophomore Nate Patterson made his case for that No. 2 spot Tuesday afternoon in a 1-0 home … 0

Monday’s tennis/track: Northampton girls sprint past Amherst

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Northampton girls track & field team earned an 88-56 win over host Amherst Regional Monday. Lauren McGrath won the shot put and discus, while Alex Dibrindisi won the long jump and Catherine Lamond took the 400. The … 0

Monday’s high school recaps: South Hadley earns walk-off softball win over Northampton

Monday, April 7, 2014

The South Hadley softball team opened its season in dramatic fashion, taking a 6-5 win over Northampton in eight innings at home Monday. Maddi Kelleher held the Blue Devils (0-2) scoreless to open extra innings. She and Merry Kocot walked, and Abby Lukasik singled to load the bases. … 0