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Friday’s high schools: Smith Vocational beats Sci-Tech for first girls volleyball win

Friday, October 2, 2015

Three games into Friday’s match with Sci-Tech, it looked like the Smith Vocational girls volleyball team, which entered the game without a win in its three varsity seasons, was headed for yet another loss. The Vikings trailed two games to one after being blown out in the third game. But Smith Voke won the fourth game to knot things up and then won the fifth, 15-11, to earn their first …

Frontier Regional’s Nate Patterson finishes fourth at PVIAC Boys Golf Individual Championship

Friday, October 2, 2015

WESTFIELD — Caleb Farnham just wanted to break 80. So did Nate Patterson. It was mission accomplished for the duo. Patterson, of Frontier Regional, fired a 5-over-par 76 to finish fourth and Farnham, of Hopkins Academy, tied for seventh with a 77 at Friday’s Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference Invitational golf championship at Tekoa County Club. They were five and six shots, respectively, …

Thursday’s high school golf/gymnastics: Hamp’s Caitlyn Richmond places 6th at WMass girls individual tournament

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Northampton junior Caitlyn Richmond had the highest finish among local players at the Western Massachusetts Girls Golf Individual Championship, held at Chicopee Country Club on Thursday. Richmond placed sixth with a 92 on the par-71 course. Agawam’s Alia Godek won the title with an 8-over 79. Anna Casagrande, of Amherst Regional, shot a 104, while Hampshire Regional’s Makenze Felty followed with a 105. …

Business briefs

Monday, September 21, 2015

Tufts Health Plan informational meeting NORTHAMPTON — Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Clarion Hotel, 1 Atwood Drive, to review 2015 Medicare plan options, benefits and costs. The …

Call about erratic driver leads to arrest of Goshen man in Hadley

Sunday, September 20, 2015

HADLEY — A Goshen man ended up in handcuffs after a motorist called police to report another driver was swerving across lanes on Interstate 91 and heading into Hadley by way of the Coolidge Bridge. Police arrested William Chirgwin, 23, early Sunday after they caught up with him …

Weekend high schools: Northampton boys soccer enters win column

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Jack Denhart scored a hat trick as the Northampton boys soccer team earned its first win of the season Saturday by blanking Holyoke 4-0 at home. Leon Moore added a tally, while Jon Brodeur turned aside eight shots for the Blue Devils (1-1-2, 1-0 Moriarty). Pittsfield 2, Amherst …

Amherst freshman Sophie Jacobs-Townsley, Northampton harriers shine at 20th Amherst Invitational

Saturday, September 19, 2015

AMHERST — The 20th annual Amherst Invitational commenced Saturday afternoon at Hampshire College and the local competitors did the region proud with some impressive performances. Sophia Jacobs-Townsley of Amherst Regional negotiated the 5-kilometer race in 18 minutes, 47 …

Friday’s high school volleyball, field hockey: Easthampton rallies to spike Greenfield in five sets

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Easthampton girls volleyball team rallied in a big way Friday night. The Eagles won the final three sets for a 3-2 come-from-behind win over host Greenfield. Easthampton won 22-25, 25-27, 25-18, 25-20, 16-14. Trailing 0-2, Eagles coach Molly Jacobson inserted setters Emily Baker and Veronica Hing back …

Friday’s high school soccer: Amherst, Belchertown boys battle to scoreless draw

Friday, September 18, 2015

Call it a draw. The showdown between 2014 Division 1 (Amherst) and Division 3 (Belchertown) state runners-up was evenly played as the boys soccer teams played to a scoreless draw in Amherst Friday night. Action was kept out of the box and scoring chances held to a minimum …

Friday’s high school golf: Easthampton rallies to down Pioneer Regional

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Easthampton golf team trailed by six points after the first two positions finished Friday at Pine Grove Golf Course in Northampton. But Andy Gove, Austin Kuenzel, Ely Boyle and Alex Chapman cruised in their matches to rally the Eagles to a 16-8 victory over Pioneer Regional. Easthampton …

Area school lunch menus

Friday, September 18, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Mozzarella sticks, baked potato wedges, carrot sticks, spinach and tomato salad, orange TUESDAY: Pasta with chicken meatballs and sauce, green beans, garden salad, apple, pineapple cup, carrot sticks WEDNESDAY: Homemade macaroni and cheese, carrots, spinach salad, sweet red pepper strips, strawberry cup, Bartlett pear THURSDAY: Hamburger, …


Friday, June 14, 2013

Amherst Senior Center/ Council On Aging Bangs Center, 70 Boltwood Walk Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: 259-3060 www.amherstma.gov/seniorcenter Belchertown Senior Center 60 State St. Hours: Mon., 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone: 323-0420 www.belchertown.org Chesterfield Senior Center 400 Main …

Thursday’s high school soccer: Amherst girls outlast Hampshire for first victory

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Amherst Regional girls soccer team won for the first time this season in a 4-3 shootout over Hampshire Regional Thursday in Westhampton. The Hurricanes jumped out to a 4-2 halftime lead and held on late. Four different players scored for Amherst (1-1) as Emma Robson, Sage DeChiara, …