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Monday’s summer baseball: Hamp Post 28 Legion beats South Hadley Pettengill

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Trailing by a pair after the first three innings, Northampton Post 28 scored five times in the fourth and four more runs in the fifth to roll 9-3 over host South Hadley Pettengill Insurance Monday in American Legion action. Ben O’Connor had two hits, scored twice and drove in three runs and Derek Zewinski had three hits and three RBIs to lead Hamp (9-4). Will O’Connor (two runs), Mikey Thomson …

Gazette Boys Track & Field Player of the Year: Amherst Regional senior Taj-Amir Torres

Monday, July 6, 2015

Boys Track & Field Taj-Amir Torres, senior, Amherst Regional Season highlights: Torres finished his stellar career with victories in the 100-meter dash (10.69 seconds) and 200 (21.40) at the All-State meet. He also anchored the first-place 4x400 relay at All-States. Torres pulled the same trifecta at the WMass/CMass Division 1 meet. He won …

Health Events

Monday, June 15, 2015

For a full list of upcoming health events visit www.gazettenet.com/living/health/ SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS SEPARATION AND DIVORCE — A support group for those dealing with separation or divorce meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. Call 584-0339. SMART RECOVERY — A program for …

Weekend local baseball recaps: Northampton Legion escapes Aldenville comeback

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Ian Ostberg moved from second base to the mound in the seventh inning and led the Northampton Post 28 American Legion baseball team to a 6-5 win over Aldenville at Arcanum Field on Saturday. A walk and back-to-back singles cut King & Cushman’s lead to one run. Ostberg …

David Longstreeth sets example for Smith Academy

Saturday, June 20, 2015

WORCESTER — A week ago David Longstreeth pitched the Smith Academy baseball team to its highest point: the program’s first Western Massachusetts championship. While the senior couldn’t replicate his two other postseason performances in Saturday’s 8-6 loss to …

Uncharacteristic errors sink Smith Academy in Division 4 baseball final

Saturday, June 20, 2015

WORCESTER — For the second consecutive game, the Smith Academy baseball team displayed supreme confidence at the plate and the resilience that helped the Falcons reach the state Division 4 final. But Smith couldn’t quite overcome an uncharacteristic …

Area volunteer opportunities

Saturday, June 20, 2015

hilltown families Volunteer Day — In partnership with Hilltown Families, the Food Bank of Western Mass. invites familes to attend a volunteer “Farming with Friends” session June 27, 10 a.m.-noon at Mountain View Farm, 393 East St, Easthampton. All ages welcome. Stay for all or part. To register …

Area school lunch menus

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: All natural chicken nuggets, oven baked fries, veggie dippers, applesauce, banana Belchertown MONDAY: Half day, no lunch Easthampton MONDAY: HS: Exam lunch assorted sandwiches and wraps; WBMS: Chicken tenders, brown rice, mixed vegetables, veggie burgers are available upon request, chicken ranch wrap, garden salad with chicken, …

Smith Academy senior class looks to cap career with state Division 4 baseball title

Friday, June 19, 2015

The six senior starters for the Smith Academy baseball team, including its superstar pitcher, will receive the rare opportunity Saturday to conclude their careers on the biggest stage. After winning the program’s first sectional title last weekend, Smith …

Center School saga continues in Hatfield as demolition delay bylaw triggered

Thursday, June 18, 2015

HATFIELD — One month after Town Meeting voters approved spending more money to tear down the old Center School, a recent vote by the Historical Commission means the school may stand for another year. The commission this month …

John Ferrara delivers for Smith Academy in state Division 4 semifinal victory

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WORCESTER — John Ferrara wasn’t aware of the rule that allowed him to pitch again during Wednesday’s state Division 4 baseball semifinal. But after being taken out in the seventh at the 70-pitch mark and seeing his one-run …

Wednesday’s local baseball: Northampton Post 28 picks up first win with walk-off over West Springfield

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Mickey Thompson’s seventh-inning single gave Northampton Post 28 a 4-3 walk-off victory over West Springfield Post 207 at Arcanum Field on Wednesday. Ian Ostberg hit a one-out double to start Northampton’s rally in the seventh. Back-to-back walks loaded the bases for Thompson and he singled to right field, …