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Monday’s high school track: Oliver Fox wins three as Frontier beats Mahar, Athol

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Oliver Fox took first place in three events as the Frontier Regional boys track & field team earned a pair of home victories Monday afternoon. The Red Hawks (4-1, 3-1 Intercounty) defeated Mahar 75-70 and Athol 111-33. Fox won the high jump (6 feet), the 100-meter dash (11.6 seconds) and the 400 (53.8). Andrew Lankarge earned victories in the 110 hurdles (17.9) and the 400 hurdles (60.9), while Andy Habel …

Monday’s high school tennis: Amherst girls sweep singles to down East Longmeadow

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Amherst Regional girls tennis team swept singles to beat East Longmeadow, 3-2, at home Monday. Allison McCann and Nya Saunders didn’t drop a game, cruising to 6-0, 6-0 victories at first and second singles, respectively, for the Hurricanes (7-2). Margaret O’Connell won 6-0, 6-1 at third singles. The doubles team faced tough competition as Kailey Tobin and Veronica Suchodolski fell in a …

Monday’s prep schools: Williston sinks Deerfield in girls water polo

Monday, May 4, 2015

Abbie Coscia, Emily Grussing and Mary Koback each scored two goals for the Williston Northampton girls water polo team in a 6-2 road victory over Deerfield Monday. Mary McCarthy stopped 13 shots in the win. …

Veterans Voice

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Announcements FAMILY DAY: Armed Forces Family Appreciation Day will be held May 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dow Pavilion, Look Park, Northampton. Free to all area veterans and their families. There will be free food, a DJ, live music, face painting, balloons, clowns, lawn …

Volunteer opportunities

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Food Bank Family Volunteer Day — In partnership with Hilltown Families, the Food Bank of Western Mass. invites familes to attend a volunteer session May 9, 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Food Bank, 97 North Hatfield Road, Hatfield. The agenda includes a potluck and a volunteer project …

Heading outdoors: Area activities

Friday, February 13, 2015

∎  Weed Walk and Taste — Wild edible walk with Blanche Derby Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m. Meet at 66 Stage Rd., Westhampton. 584-3381. ∎ Spring Bird Walk — Hitchcock Center for the Environment sponsors walk with John Green at Mount Warner in Hadley Saturday, 7 to 10 …

Friday’s high school softball: Nadia Squitiero powers Amherst past Northampton

Friday, May 1, 2015

Nadia Squitiero launched a pair of home runs and drove in five runs as the Amherst Regional softball team defeated Northampton 6-1 on the road Friday afternoon. Aliya Bartmon fired a six-hitter with 11 strikeouts and also added …

Friday’s high school baseball: Carl Teschke tosses 3-hitter as Belchertown beats Turners Falls

Friday, May 1, 2015

Carl Teschke fired a complete-game three-hit shutout as the Belchertown baseball team traveled to Turners Falls and emerge with a 1-0 win Friday night. Teschke struck out six and walked just one in the victory. Jon Ingram went 2 for 3 and scored the game’s lone run in …

Friday’s high school lacrosse/boys volleyball: Amherst rolls over West Springfield

Friday, May 1, 2015

Meghan Sharick and Clover Ulrich combined for 11 goals and 17 points in leading the Amherst Regional girls lacrosse team to a 13-7 home victory over West Springfield Friday night. Sharick had six goals and three assists, while Ulrich had five and three, respectively. Gianna Catalano and Malia …

Friday’s high school tennis: Belchertown boys deal Westfield second loss

Friday, May 1, 2015

The Belchertown boys tennis team handed Westfield its second loss of the season with a 4-1 victory in Westfield on Friday. Jon Vinagre outlasted Alex Best in three sets at third singles in a key match. Vinagre dropped the first set, but came back for the 6-7 (1), …

Senate President Stanley Rosenberg urges DPU to investigate issuing refunds for electric rate recalculation fees

Friday, May 1, 2015

Consumers faced with unexpected “recalculation fees” after switching electricity suppliers this winter may get a refund if state Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg gets his way. In a letter sent Friday to DPU Commissioner Angela O’Connor, Rosenberg criticized …

Thursday’s high school baseball/softball: Robey NeJame sparks Northampton past Ludlow

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Robey NeJame came off the bench and pushed the Northampton baseball team to a 6-4 win over Ludlow at home Thursday. NeJame’s pinch-hit triple keyed a three-run fifth inning and he later scored the game-winning run in the sixth for the Blue Devils (3-7, 2-5 Valley Wheel). Tim …

Thursday’s high school track/tennis: Marissa Shaw wins three as Belchertown edges Palmer

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Marissa Shaw won three events to help the Belchertown girls track & field team sneak past Palmer, 68-67, at home Thursday. Shaw won the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, 6 inches, cleared 4-8 in the high jump and ran the 400 in 65.4 seconds to …