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Keeping Score with Chip Ainsworth: Checking in with the top prospects in Portland

06-07-2024 1:01 PM

Good morning!In January, Boston’s chief of baseball operations Craig Breslow told the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham that catcher Kyle Teel, shortstop Marcelo Mayer and outfielder Roman Anthony are “guys we think are the next wave, not just big leaguers...

Celtics rout Mavericks 107-89 in Game 1 of NBA Finals behind Brown, returning Porzingis

06-07-2024 12:33 AM


BOSTON (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis didn’t want to make predictions about how his body would respond heading into the NBA Finals after he spent more than a month on the sideline with a calf injury.Just fine, it turned out.Jaylen Brown scored 22 points,...

Bulletin board: 13th season of Northfield Summer Road Race Series kicks off

06-06-2024 8:01 PM

The 13th season of the Northfield Summer Road Race began Thursday night with 16 runners and eight walkers participating. vMason Youmell, Javion Williams, and Alex Scotera crossed the line of the 5K (3.1 mile) course for a three-way tie for first...

MIAA tourneys: 5 quarterfinal games await for Franklin County programs

06-06-2024 6:01 PM


It’s officially crunch time for area teams in the MIAA tournaments.Baseball and softball fields have been pared down the Elite 8, and it’ll be a busy weekend for Franklin County teams with five local sides in action over the next three days.Wins would...

Local Roundup: Frontier softball falls to Advanced Math and Science, 11-0, in Div. 4 Round of 16

06-05-2024 8:44 PM

The Frontier softball team’s run in the MIAA Div. 4 state tournament came to a close on Wednesday. After knocking off Monument Mountain in the Round of 32, the 13th-seeded Redhawks traveled to Marlborough to take on No. 4 Advanced Math and Science....

Div. 5 softball: 12-run inning propels No. 1 Greenfield to five-inning shutout of Monson in Round of 16 (PHOTOS)

06-05-2024 8:36 PM


GREENFIELD — If spending as little time as possible on the softball field Wednesday figured at all in Greenfield's plan of attack, even if only incidentally, then the Green Wave accomplished that task in spades.The host Wave avalanched on Monson with...

Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls survives comeback bid from Norfolk Aggie, advances to state quarterfinals thanks to 21-14 victory

06-05-2024 8:07 PM


TURNERS FALLS — It might not have been pretty, but the Turners Falls softball team finds itself one win away from reaching the MIAA Division 5 Final Four. Hosting 18th-seeded Norfolk County Agriculture on Wednesday in the Round of 16, the...

Div. 5 baseball: Greenfield defeats Westfield Tech, Pioneer knocks off Bromfield to advance to state quarterfinals (PHOTOS)

06-04-2024 9:14 PM


GREENFIELD — Much was deservedly made of Westfield Technical Academy’s two victories in the MIAA Division 5 state baseball tournament, as a No. 34 seed, to reach the Round of 16. But what about that stealthy No. 15 seed that suddenly finds itself with...

Div. 5 softball: Fast start propels Franklin Tech past Lenox, 10-5, into state quarterfinals (PHOTOS)

06-04-2024 9:11 PM


TURNERS FALLS — After a low-scoring 3-0 win over Lenox in the Western Mass. Class C tournament, the Franklin Tech softball team knew it needed to get its bats going when it faced the Millionaires again in the Round of 16 of the MIAA Div. 5 tournament...

Bulletin Board: Kerivan, Towne lead Pipione’s to Newt Guilbault championship

06-04-2024 9:09 PM

Liam Kerivan and Spencer Towne combined for five hits and seven runs, as Pipione’s Sport Shop punched a championship-series ticket behind a 10-0 win over Turners Falls Athletic Club in a Newt Guilbault Community Baseball League playoff game on...

Track & field: Mohawk Trail’s Chay Mojallali, Pioneer’s Louise Flagollet pace locals at MTSCA West Heptathlon/Decathlon (PHOTOS)

06-04-2024 8:27 PM

SOUTH DEERFIELD – Mohawk Trail’s Chay Mojallali and Pioneer’s Louise Flagollet carried the banner for Franklin County athletes at the annual MTSCA West Heptathlon/Decathlon on Tuesday at Frontier Regional School.Mojallali finished fourth overall in...

Bulletin Board: GTA hosting the 2024 Greenfield Clay Courts Preservation/Benefit Tournament on Saturday

06-03-2024 8:50 PM

The Greenfield Tennis Association is hosting the 2024 Greenfield Clay Courts Preservation/Benefit Tournament on Saturday, with all proceeds going to maintain the clay courts. Men, women, juniors and seniors of all levels are welcome. Participants will...

MIAA tourneys: MacKenzie Paulin throws no-hitter, belts two HRs as Greenfield knocks off Murdock in Div. 5 opener (PHOTOS)

06-03-2024 8:45 PM


GREENFIELD — After a slow start in its MIAA Div. 5 Round of 32 contest, the Greenfield softball team found its footing on Monday against 32nd-seeded Murdock. The defending back-to-back state champion Green Wave led 2-0 after three innings, but...

Div. 5 Softball: Turners Falls advances to Round of 16 with 11-0 win over Academy of Notre Dame (PHOTOS)

06-03-2024 8:07 PM


TURNERS FALLS — Fresh off a Western Mass. Class D championship, the Turners Falls softball team carried that momentum into the MIAA Div. 5 state tournament on Monday. Hosting 31st-seeded Academy of Notre Dame in the Round of 32, the No. 2 Thunder had...

Fit to Play with Jim Johnson: The Olympics Return

06-03-2024 3:33 PM

In less than two months, thousands of athletes from around the world will converge on Paris for the Summer Olympics. To me, the Olympics have always been the epitome of sport. Yes, we have the Super Bowl, the World Series, and the World Cup, but...

Baseball: Greenfield scores in seventh to advance to D5 Round of 16 with 4-3 victory over Boston International

06-02-2024 6:52 PM


GREENFIELD — Tied 3-3 against Boston International going into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Greenfield baseball team knew it had a chance to close things out in regulation with the top of its order coming up. After Caleb Thomas threw six...

Bulletin Board: Mojallali, Flagollet compete in high jump at Meet of Champions

06-02-2024 6:35 PM

The second day of the MIAA Meet of Champions took place on Saturday at Fitchburg State, with a pair of local athletes competing against the best track and field athletes in the state. Mohawk Trail’s Chay Mojallali competed in the boys high jump,...

On The Run with John Stifler: See you on the hills

06-02-2024 2:01 PM

You can probably beat me in the Bridge of Flowers Road Race on Aug. 10. Here’s why:I like running up hills. Somehow my gait and posture seem well adapted to uphill running. In many cases if someone is the same speed as I am on flat ground, I can run...

Div. 4 softball: Skyler Steele belts two HRs, Frontier rolls past Monument Mountain for spot in Sweet 16 (PHOTOS)

06-01-2024 4:36 PM


SOUTH DEERFIELD — The visiting No. 20 Monument Mountain softball team had each base occupied with just one out in the top half of the first inning, threatening No. 13 Frontier’s seventh grade ace Raine Wonsey in her first career state tournament...

Keeping Score with Chip Ainsworth: Behind the BNCTV broadcast call

05-31-2024 12:51 PM

Good morning!Earlier this spring I was searching for a Sinatra song on YouTube when a Pioneer Valley Regional School baseball game popped up in the sidebar, broadcast live for the world to see on Bernardston-Northfield Community Television. Who...

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