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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 Player of the Year. “I was really … 0

Smith Academy graduate Danielle Duseau named to USA Under-19 field hockey team

Friday, July 11, 2014

Smith Academy graduate and rising Princeton University freshman Danielle Duseau has been selected to the USA Field Hockey Under-19 team for the second consecutive year, … 0

Rookie Christian Vasquez has 3 RBIs to help Red Sox over Astros 8-3

Saturday, July 12, 2014

HOUSTON — Rookie Christian Vasquez got his first three major league hits and drove in three runs, while David Ortiz had three RBIs to break … 0

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Dan Ehrenfeld, of Florence, shops while holding his daughter, Una, during Tuesday Market, behind Thornes Marketplace. He let Una pick out the sunflower at the Old Friends Farm tent.

    JERREY ROBERTS Una's pick Dan Ehrenfeld, of Florence, shops while holding his daughter, Una, during Tuesday Market, behind Thornes Marketplace. He let Una pick out the sunflower at the Old Friends Farm tent. Purchase photo reprints »

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Brian Bak, left, of South Hadley, prepares to tag out Liam Brodigan, of Amherst, at third on a steal during a Mickey Mantle League game Thursday in South Hadley.

    JERREY ROBERTS Brian Bak, left, of South Hadley, prepares to tag out Liam Brodigan, of Amherst, at third on a steal during a Mickey Mantle League game Thursday in South Hadley. Purchase photo reprints »

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Jacob Matakanski, of Northampton, pitches to Westfield during a Little League District 2  11-12-year-old semi-final Wednesday in Westfield.

    JERREY ROBERTS Jacob Matakanski, of Northampton, pitches to Westfield during a Little League District 2 11-12-year-old semi-final Wednesday in Westfield. Purchase photo reprints »

Mo Martin takes 3-shot lead in Women’s British Open

Friday, July 11, 2014

SOUTHPORT, England — Mo Martin had a plan for Royal Birkdale, and it’s working better than she imagined at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Martin took two putts from short of the green on the par-5 18th hole … 0

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 … 0

Pettengill Insurance shuts out Easthampton

Friday, July 11, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — Scott Bicknell had a big day at the plate while Seth Sypniak took charge on the mound as Pettengill Insurance Post 260 beat Easthampton 8-0 in American Legion action Friday. Bicknell went 3 for 3 with … 0

AP Sources: Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat

Friday, July 11, 2014

Chris Bosh said countless times in recent weeks that he did not want to leave Miami. Not even LeBron James’ departure changed his mind. And shortly after the Heat took a King-sized hit, their future started coming together. … 0

Kyle Busch wins pole at New Hampshire

Friday, July 11, 2014

LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Busch went from upside down to top of the field. Busch continued the season-long trend of track record qualifying speeds, turning a lap of 138.130 mph Friday to win the pole at New Hampshire … 0

World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

Friday, July 11, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO — The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet’s best player against the tournament’s best team. Lionel Messi will lead Argentina out against Germany at … 0

Italy’s Matteo Trentin wins 7th Tour de France leg in photo finish

Friday, July 11, 2014

NANCY, France — Matteo Trentin of Italy won Friday’s seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish, after two top American hopefuls went down in the latest spills of a crash-marred edition this year. Fellow … 0

LeBron James says he’s returning to Cavaliers

Friday, July 11, 2014

CLEVELAND — LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James told Sports Illustrated Friday that he’s decided to go home. It’s a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that … 0

Clippers trial put on hold past Tuesday deadline

Thursday, July 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES — A trial that could determine the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers was delayed Thursday until after a deadline to conclude a $2 billion sale — and a scheduled NBA vote on the deal — … 0

As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait

Thursday, July 10, 2014

When it comes to LeBron James, all that’s certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy. Miami or Cleveland? The same choice he faced four years ago … 0