Monument hangs on to top Lenox in high-scoring affair

Monument hangs on to top Lenox in high-scoring affair

Things grew tense on the Monument Mountain softball team’s bench in the top of the seventh inning of its matchup with Lenox Tuesday afternoon. Leading by five runs heading into the frame, the Millionaires scored four and had runners on second and third with only one out. Monument pitcher Rhiana Louw was tiring and struggling […]

Theo Weidinger lifts Lee boys’ lacrosse over Chicopee

Theo Weidinger lifts Lee boys’ lacrosse over Chicopee

After a slow start to its season, the Lee boys’ lacrosse team needed a boost. With a quick start and a dominant performance in the back, the Wildcats got just that. The Wildcats beat the Chicopee Pacers Friday afternoon, buoyed by a stellar fourth quarter from goalie Theo Weidinger, who finished the day with 16 […]

Wildcats outscore Eagles in slugfest

Wildcats outscore Eagles in slugfest

SHEFFIELD — Entering Thursday afternoon, it had been 1,785 days since the Lee Wildcats baseball team had beaten Mt. Everett. That was in 2014, when even the oldest members of this year’s squad hadn’t yet started the eighth grade. But that’s exactly what the Wildcats did this week, ending the streak with an 8-6 road […]

Eagles begin year with home victory

Eagles begin year with home victory

SHEFFIELD —With weather forcing postponements of games across the county early in the season, South County baseball teams have had few chances to get outside, either to play or practice. But Thursday afternoon was a beautiful day for baseball and the Mt. Everett Eagles took advantage of it. The Eagles opened their 2019 regular season […]

Lee boys’ lacrosse opens season with loss

Lee boys’ lacrosse opens season with loss

From the end of the 2018 season to the beginning of the 2019 campaign, the Lee boys’ lacrosse team lost just one graduating senior from a team that made the Western Mass. tournament. With some new blood added to the mix, the Wildcats hoped to hit the ground running to start a repeat run to […]

Eagles on comeback trail after finals loss

Eagles on comeback trail after finals loss

Last spring, the Mt. Everett softball team saw its season end in the Western Mass. Division IV final at the hands of Turners Falls. In fact, the last four seasons for the Eagles have ended at the hands of the Thunder, twice in the sectional final and twice in the semifinal. Similarly, the girls’ basketball […]

County boys play high-flying All-Star Game

County boys play high-flying All-Star Game

From the outset, the Berkshire County Basketball Officials Boys’ All-Star Game delivered on the promise of any “good” game of its kind: scoring, and lots of it. The best boys’ basketball players in the county gladly took that mantle Friday night, putting the ball in the basket in any and every way possible. Team Mark […]

Eagles trapped in the Cage by Hopkins

Eagles trapped in the Cage by Hopkins

After his team’s win over Monson in the Division IV West semifinals, Mt. Everett girls’ basketball coach Scott Rote talked about how this season was like a script playing out before him. Saturday, the final lines were read and the curtains were drawn on the current era of Eagles basketball. The Eagles were bested by […]

Eagles advance to WMass final over Monson

Eagles advance to WMass final over Monson

When Mt. Everett lost to Monson in December, coach Scott Rote said that Mustangs coach Tim Pascale had a message for him in the handshake line following the game. “Their coach came through the line and said, ‘I hope to see you somewhere different at the end of the season,’” Rote relayed after his team’s […]

Lee comes back to beat Turners Falls

Lee comes back to beat Turners Falls

The last time the Lee boys’ basketball team hosted a postseason game, most of the current Wildcats were in elementary school and Lee beat Turners Falls 55-41. Lee finished that postseason run with a loss at St. Joseph. Monday night, a familiar foe descended on Coach C Court and a former Crusader led the way […]