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Cody Cleveland, John Ferrara combine on no-hitter for Northampton

Friday, July 11, 2014

Cody Cleveland and John Ferrara combined on a 5-inning no-hitter for the Northampton Mickey Mantle team in a 19-0 mercy-shortened road victory over Frontier. Cleveland started and struck out two in two innings. Ferrara fanned three over the last three frames. Ferrara led a 17-hit attack for Hamp with three hits, two runs scored and two RBIs. Garrett Connly (two runs, two RBIs), Kyle Warren (two runs, two RBIs), Pat … 0

Gazette Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year: South Hadley’s Meghan Ginley

Friday, July 11, 2014

In 2013, South Hadley’s Meghan Ginley established herself as the top girls lacrosse player in Hampshire County and one of the best in western Massachusetts. This season she absolutely cemented that spot with an even better senior campaign. For the second consecutive year, Ginley has been named the Daily Hampshire Gazette Girls Lacrosse … 0

Thursday’s American Legion recaps: Easthampton slips past Northampton Post 28

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Justin Edinger enjoyed a perfect night at the plate and scored a pair of runs to lead the Easthampton American Legion baseball team to a 4-1 home victory over Northampton King & Cushman Post 28 Thursday evening. The catcher went 3 for 3 with two stolen bases. Nick Batchelder delivered a two-run single, while Nick Grise picked up an RBI on a squeeze … 0

Hampshire-Frontier meet in Division 2 softball final; Amherst sprinter goes for double at All-States

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Hampshire Regional and Frontier Regional softball teams were going to enjoy Friday night. On Saturday, though, the focus will be on winning a Western Massachusetts Division 2 Tournament championship. Both senior classes graduated Friday night and activities … 0

Matt Vautour: MIAA wrong to force students to decide between SAT and baseball championship

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association makes an awfully big deal about what a valuable part it plays in enhancing student-athletes’ academic experience. All over the MIAA website, there are a lot of self-congratulatory platitudes beginning with the slogan “Building the future, one student at a time,” which greets … 0

At graduation, Hampshire Regional High School students endorse lighter side of life

Friday, June 6, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — While addressing a full house at John M. Greene Hall for the Hampshire Regional High School commencement, class clowns Jackson Seifert of Goshen and Kevin Brasil of Williamsburg turned their backs on the room and snapped … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, June 6, 2014

To submit an item to Friends & Neighbors, send an email to newsroom@gazettenet.com or mail your news to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Box 299, Northampton, Ma. 01061, c/o Friends & Neighbors. Amherst Camille Lennon Devoney graduated from the University of Southern California as a Renaissance Scholar and Phi … 0

Hampshire Regional blanks Southwick 3-0, returns to Division 2 finals

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

AMHERST — A nail-biting win gave the Hampshire Regional softball team a familiar feeling. It wasn’t anxiety after playing a close semifinal game in the Western Massachusetts Division 2 tournament, but rather excitement and satisfaction that the Raiders … 0

Monday high schools: Gateway advances to Division 4 baseball semifinals

Monday, June 2, 2014

After dropping their last three regular season games, Gateway Regional didn’t look like a team destined for a deep run despite its No. 2 seed in the Western Massachusetts Division 4 Baseball Tournament. But the Gators have rediscovered their winning ways in the postseason. Monday’s 6-2 win over … 0

LifeFlight called for Huntington man hurt in Chesterfield all-terrain vehicle accident

Monday, June 2, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — Police and firefighters from Chesterfield were called to Smith Road behind the New Hingham Elementary School on Sunday after a 30-year-old man from Huntington was thrown from an all-terrain vehicle and suffered what authorities described as serious injuries. “He sustained what appeared to be serious injuries … 0

Hampshire Regional students send school supplies to Syria, Greece and Cameroon

Monday, June 2, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — Hampshire Regional High School students are involved in a project that helps students they’ve never met before. At school last week, members of Change the World Kids helped stuff school supplies into hand-made bags that will … 0

Weekend high school playoff recaps: Gateway baseball picks up suspended game, holds on to win

Monday, June 2, 2014

The Gateway baseball finished its suspended playoff game with a high note, adding a run for a 4-2 win over McCann Tech on Saturday to advance in to the Western Massachusetts Division 4 tournament. The No. 2 Gators (13-8) will play No. 10 Lee (9-12) at home in … 1

Weekend Mickey Mantle recaps: Pat Grygorcewicz fuels Northampton’s win

Monday, June 2, 2014

The Northampton Mickey Mantle team earned a 5-4 win over South Hadley on Sunday thanks to Pat Grygorcewicz’s big day. Grygorcewicz finished 2 for 3 with three RBIs in the win. Will O’Connor had a hit and two runs scored to back up Kyle Warren’s complete-game effort. He … 0