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Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls blanks Georgetown 5-0, captures MIAA-record 11th state championship in program history (PHOTOS)
06-15-2024 4:34 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

AMHERST – For the 11th time in program history, a state softball championship trophy is heading back to Turners Falls High School. It didn’t take long for second-seeded Turners Falls to take command against No. 4 Georgetown in Saturday’s MIAA Division...

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Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls father-daughter duo of assistant coach Jay Liimatainen, pitcher Madi Liimatainen celebrate Father’s Day weekend as state champions
06-15-2024 4:33 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

AMHERST — On Father’s Day weekend, Turners Falls softball assistant coach Jay Liimatainen couldn’t have asked for a better gift from his daughter.Madi Liimatainen, the Thunder’s ace, gave up a trio of base runners on a hit and two walks in the first...


American Legion baseball: Greenfield Post 81 Seniors hoping for big summer season
06-14-2024 8:27 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

GREENFIELD — It’s been a quick turnaround from the high school baseball season to the American Legion season for the Greenfield Post 81 Senior Division team. With more than half the team coming from the Greenfield and Pioneer programs — and with both...


Div. 5 softball: Seeking 11th state title, Turners Falls set for title-game showdown with Georgetown
06-14-2024 5:13 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

You’d be hard pressed to find a softball team with more postseason experience than Turners Falls. The Thunder were an annual contender in the old MIAA state tournament format, winning 10 state titles — most in MIAA history. Their last championship...


Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls back in state title game following 4-1 semifinal win over Hopedale (PHOTOS)
06-12-2024 8:59 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

WORCESTER — Neither Turners Falls ace Madi Liimatainen or Hopedale hurler Lizzie Brytewski gave the opposition much to work with on Wednesday in the MIAA Division 5 softball semifinals. Brytewski kept the second-seeded Thunder lineup at bay...


Div. 5 baseball: 15th-seeded Greenfield’s magical tourney run ends with 2-0 loss to Boston English in state semifinals (PHOTOS)
06-11-2024 7:53 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

WORCESTER — The Greenfield baseball team’s magical run through the MIAA Division 5 state tournament came to an end on Tuesday. The 15th-seeded Green Wave pulled off three wins in a row to reach the state semifinals, but third-seeded Boston English was...


Div. 5 softball: With Hopedale on deck, Turners Falls two wins away from lifting 11th state championship
06-11-2024 2:13 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

It almost feels like a given that Turners Falls will be one of the last four softball teams standing in its division at the end of the season. After winning the 2021 MIAA Division 3 state championship — the last iteration of the old state tournament...


Div. 5 baseball: Pioneer, Greenfield take different roads to state semifinals
06-10-2024 7:28 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

The road to a Final Four is never the same. Just look at the Greenfield and Pioneer baseball teams. The Panthers have been knocking on the door of a state title each of the past two years, reaching the MIAA Division 5 semifinals in 2022 and 2023, and...


Div. 5 baseball: Pioneer reaches third straight Final Four following 8-1 win over Douglas
06-09-2024 7:16 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

NORTHFIELD — For the third year in a row, the Pioneer baseball team is Final Four-bound. Hosting 12th-seeded Douglas on Sunday in the MIAA Division 5 quarterfinal round, the fourth-seeded Panthers pulled ahead 3-1 after three innings and let ace Hugh...


Div. 5 softball: Turners Falls pulls away from Narragansett, 11-4, into semifinals for 3rd straight year (PHOTOS)
06-08-2024 5:13 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

TURNERS FALLS — The Turners Falls softball team is two wins away from a state championship. Hosting seventh-seeded Narragansett in the MIAA Division 5 quarterfinals on Saturday, the second-seeded Thunder raced out to a 5-1 lead after two innings, but...


Div. 5 softball: Tahanto stuns two-time defending state champion Greenfield in state quarterfinal (PHOTOS)
06-07-2024 9:00 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

GREENFIELD — After a sixth inning rally that tied the game against Tahanto, it appeared the Greenfield softball team had positioned itself to make a return to the MIAA Div. 5 Final Four.Trailing the eighth-seeded Stags 2-0 in the state quarterfinals...


Franklin County’s YMCA sending trio of competitors to 2024 United States Strongman Nationals this weekend
06-07-2024 3:51 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Three local athletes are traveling to Denver for the 2024 United States Strongman Nationals.Greenfield’s Joe Doyle, Millers Falls’ Russell Johnson and Turners Falls’ Alfonso Neal, who train together at Franklin County's YMCA, qualified for Nationals...


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

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

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 softball: Fast start propels Franklin Tech past Lenox, 10-5, into state quarterfinals (PHOTOS)
06-04-2024 9:11 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

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...


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

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

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

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

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...


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

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

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...


High Schools: Frontier boys tennis falls to Nantucket in D4 Round of 32 (PHOTOS)
05-30-2024 8:52 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

DEERFIELD — The Nantucket boys tennis team gave Frontier all it could handle in their MIAA Div. 4 Round of 32 showdown on Thursday at Deerfield Academy. The 18th-seeded Whalers made the journey to Western Mass. and left happy, pulling off a 5-0 win...


Class C softball: MacKenzie Paulin strikes out 17, big 5th inning lifts Greenfield past Tech for 3rd straight WMass title (PHOTOS)
05-29-2024 9:06 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

WESTFIELD — After Greenfield defeated Franklin Tech 1-0 in the regular season, the rematch in the Western Mass. Class C title game between the top-seeded Green Wave and the No. 2 Eagles on Wednesday was predicted to be a low-scoring contest. Through...


Class D softball: Anne Kolodziej’s late heroics send Turners Falls past Lee for 24th WMass title (PHOTOS)
05-29-2024 7:55 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

WESTFIELD — Turners Falls’ Anne Kolodziej has a knack for coming through in the clutch. The top-seeded Thunder found themselves in a pitchers’ duel against No. 2 Lee in the Western Mass. Class D softball championship game at Westfield State University...


Class D baseball: Ware outlasts Pioneer 2-1 in 11 innings to win WMass title (PHOTOS)
05-28-2024 10:58 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

HOLYOKE — The rematch of the 2023 Western Mass. Class D title game lived up to the hype. Top-seeded Pioneer entered Tuesday’s Class D final against No. 2 Ware hoping to avenge its loss from last year’s championship — a 2-1 Ware win in 10 innings — and...

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