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Wednesday’s high school recaps: Northampton softball bats come alive in win over Longmeadow

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

After scoring 10 runs over the first three games of the season, the Northampton softball team nearly doubled that output Wednesday afternoon in an 18-11 victory at Longmeadow. Emilie Baldwin led the Blue Devils (1-3, 1-0 Valley Wheel) with four hits, four runs scored and five RBIs. Rachel Sheehan added three hits, three runs and four RBIs. Maya Kerstetter (triple, two RBIs) and Hailey Dumas (two runs, two RBIs) each … 0

Wednesday’s high school tennis: Doubles powers Amherst Regional past Belchertown

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The doubles duos for the Amherst Regional boys tennis team carried the Hurricanes to a 3-2 home victory over Belchertown Wednesday afternoon. Danny St. John and Dan Siegelman won at No. 1 doubles by a score of 6-2, 6-2, while the No. 2 team of Humza Awaisi and Calvin Lin earned a 6-2, 6-4 decision for the ’Canes (3-3). Amherst’s Andy Zyskowski won … 0

Wednesday’s high school prep recaps: Williston girls lacrosse edges Westminster

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Maddie Hatch and Maggie Fitzgerald each had three goals and one assist, while Gracie Simpson (South Hadley) scored once as the Williston Northampton girls lacrosse team beat Westminster, 7-5, in Easthampton, Wednesday. Boys lacrosse Williston 10, Wilbraham & Monson 6 — Nick Garofano had three goals and three assists, while Aidan Rai added three goals as the Wildcats won on the road. Boys … 0

Area police news

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Amherst ■ Jason D. Bain, 31, of 2 Kingsley Ave., Northampton, was arrested at 1:07 a.m. Friday on Main Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and operating a motor vehicle with no … 0

Raiders edge Eagles in extras

Saturday, April 12, 2014

After losing a chance at a win in regulation, the Hampshire Regional baseball team recovered to edge Easthampton 8-7 in 8 innings Friday afternoon. The Raiders (1-1) allowed four runs in the top of the seventh as the Eagles (1-2) took a 7-6 lead, but Hampshire tied it … 0

Friday’s high school recaps: Northampton girls lacrosse stomps Westfield, 17-6

Friday, April 11, 2014

Three players posted hat tricks as the Northampton girls lacrosse team won for the second time in as many days, beating Westfield 17-6 at home Friday. Missie Maiewski (two assists), Ursa Heidinger and Hunter Zackaricz all scored three times for the Blue Devils (2-0). Caitlin Keefe scored twice … 0

Resurgence in homesteading movement seen in new Easthampton store, The Haberdashery

Friday, April 11, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — Homesteading is certainly not new. Settlers going back centuries eked out subsistence livings by growing and raising their food and making almost everything they needed, from clothes to soap. But generations later, after most Americans have … 0

Thursday’s high school recaps: Keith Natale walk-off caps Smith Academy’s season-opening win over Hopkins

Thursday, April 10, 2014

It took six innings for the Smith Academy baseball team to find its footing in 2014. The Falcons rallied for three runs in the seventh to walk off with a 4-3 victory over Hopkins Academy, Thursday in Hatfield. … 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

Area police news

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Amherst ■ An intoxicated University of Massachusetts student was arrested early Thursday morning after he attempted to get into a Butterfield Terrace home. Police Detective Janet Lopez said Connor James Weldon, 19, of New Rochelle, N.Y., was arrested at 1:14 a.m. on charges of disturbing the peace, being … 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