Loaded backfield emphasis of Spartan ‘O’

GREAT BARRINGTON— In Greek mythology, the creature Cerberus is a three-headed dog that lived in Hades, devouring anything in its path. This season, the Monument Mountain football team has its own three-headed monster that lives in the offensive backfield. Senior Jack O’Brien and sophomores Ashton Aloisi and Reece Mullen make up the starting running back […]

Bulldogs topped by BBA in BABL finals

Bulldogs topped by BBA in BABL finals

DALTON — For most of the Berkshire Adult Baseball League season, the Lenox Bulldogs scuffled. Despite starting the season 1-5, Lenox entered Sunday morning just one win away from claiming its first championship in the team’s history. It was not to be, as the Bulldogs dropped games two and three of the BABL championship series […]

Suns fall to Worcester in wild card round

Suns fall to Worcester in wild card round

WORCESTER — Despite a late-season swoon and a flood of players heading back to school, the Pittsfield Suns had a chance to reclaim their season with a deep postseason run, which began on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross Monday night. But just as quickly as it began, Pittsfield headed back to […]

Sheffield wins Western Mass.

Sheffield wins Western Mass.

LENOX — For much of the Junior American Legion schedule, Sheffield Post 340 ran roughshod over its competition. But after a lopsided loss at the hands of East Longmeadow Wednesday set up a do-or-die final of the double-elimination district tournament. With home-field advantage on its side, Sheffield cruised past East Longmeadow this time, winning 9-2 […]

Suns represent at All-Star Game

Suns represent at All-Star Game

PITTSFIELD — On Tuesday, July 16, the best players from across the Futures Collegiate Baseball League gathered at Wahconah Park for the longest, but most important, day of their summer. The Pittsfield Suns hosted the league’s All-Star Game, Home Run Derby and Scout Day, where those shining brightest in the league can display their talents […]

Post 340 overcomes slow start for road win

Post 340 overcomes slow start for road win

EAST LONGMEADOW — For the first couple innings of its game Tuesday, the Sheffield Post 340 baseball team was just going through the motions. As the temperatures have risen and we reach the dog days of summer, players have to battle not only the fatigue of having played baseball nearly non-stop since April, but how […]

Sheffield Post 340 comes together for win

Sheffield Post 340 comes together for win

GREENFIELD — Baseball is special because it is the only sport in which a winning team cannot run out the clock. All 27, or in the case of high school baseball 21, outs must be recorded to preserve a win. Sheffield Post 340 experienced that first-hand Friday night. Post 340 pulled together to top Greenfield […]

Wildcats overwhelmed in state final match

Wildcats overwhelmed in state final match

SHREWSBURY — The storylines for Wednesday’s Division III girls’ tennis state championship nearly wrote themselves. Two Wildcats, Weston and Lee, entered undefeated at a combined 42-0. Weston, coming from the third-to-last exit on the Mass Pike on the eastern end, and Lee, from the second-to-last exit to the west, met in the middle at St. […]

Millionaires fall just short of WMass crown

Millionaires fall just short of WMass crown

AMHERST — Less than 24 hours after their come-from-behind win in the sectional semifinal, the Lenox baseball team took the field at UMass hoping to continue their Cinderella run through the tournament, entering as the lower-seeded team for the third consecutive game. Still on an emotional high from their win the day before Lenox rolled […]

Wildcats finish second in the West

Wildcats finish second in the West

SPRINGFIELD — This season, the Lee boys’ tennis team was not expecting to be a tournament team. With an experienced roster, this season looked like it could be a year of building toward the future for coach John Perry, but what came out of it was a trophy and expectations for years to come. Lee’s […]

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