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Rich Larsen of Shelburne Falls setting 5K records at age 70

03-07-2022 5:06 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Richard Larsen wasn’t even running 5-kilometer races until a year ago. The 70-year-old Shelburne Falls resident has been running competitively for over three decades, but in recent years has done more mountain running as it’s better on his body. After...


Indoor Action Sports in Greenfield closing in next two months

04-22-2021 11:09 PM

GREENFIELD — Indoor Action Sports owner Jeff Coulson announced to his clients Thursday that he’ll be closing the sports facility gradually over the next two months, and hopes the 12.5-acre property will have a new owner by June.“It is a very...


Nine Deerfield Academy student athletes make college commitments

12-08-2020 6:22 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Deerfield Academy held its National Letter of Intent Signing Day on Nov. 7, with nine Big Green senior athletes signing on to continue their athletic careers at the next level. It’s a wide-ranging group of athletes, led by the men’s lacrosse team...


On the Ridge: Post rut scents and calls

11-11-2020 7:48 PM

I appreciated the calls from confused hunters regarding my column last week, which was the first in a two-part series about deer hunting and “the rut.” It is amazing how leaving out just a word or two can confuse people, which apparently, I did.Here’s...


Crumpin-Fox Club ranked 33rd toughest public course in the country by Golf Advisor

10-12-2020 5:44 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

If a challenge on the greens is what you’re searching for, Crumpin-Fox Club is the place for you. Golf Advisor ranked the Bernardston club’s 18-hole track the 33rd toughest public course in the country, making it the most challenging in all of...


Prep School Notebook: Northfield Mount Hermon School hires Debby Ghezzi as athletic director

06-15-2020 4:35 PM

By JEFF LAJOIE

The Northfield Mount Hermon School athletic department has found a new director.Debby Ghezzi was named the school’s new athletic director, and she’ll take over the program this summer, replacing interim AD Greg Leeds.Ghezzi has served as AD at Lake...


The rise and fall of Marty Tirrell

03-27-2020 4:44 PM

By CHIP AINSWORTH

Marty Tirrell was in Greenfield District Court earlier this month, aptly on Friday the 13th. He appeared before Judge William Mazanec III and pleaded not guilty to swindling a Red Sox fan out of $4,750 worth of tickets.A disgruntled Iowa acquaintance...


Prep Wrestling: Bates building Northfield Mount Hermon into a force

01-29-2020 11:04 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

DEERFIELD — Northfield Mount Hermon wrestling coach Zachary Bates knows all about the tradition and pride of his team’s program.One of the top prep teams in New England year after year, Bates, who grew up in Leyden and attended Pioneer Valley Regional...


Green Wave bedeviled

02-25-2019 10:30 PM

By JASON BUTYNSKI

GREENFIELD — At one point during the fourth quarter of Monday night’s WMass Division 3 Boys’ Basketball first round game, Murdock High School junior guard LJ Hicks took the first shot of a one-and-one. As the shot went into the air, players from both...


On The Trail: Cougar confirmation

10-04-2017 11:08 PM

Although it seems like old news by now, really, it’s not that old. Plus, there’s an exciting new “breaking” element, which, frankly, is not all that surprising.First, a little background. On the morning of June 28, 2016, Petersham horse owner Anne...


Keeping Score: Thoughts on the Sox and a jerk on a plane

07-28-2017 11:07 PM

Good morning!The Red Sox try to keep turmoil and bad behavior out of the public eye, but the scrutiny extends back before the days of social media. When the team trained at Winter Haven, brooding Red Sox slugger Jim Rice would leave his car in...


Wilkos enjoying life after UMass

02-03-2017 11:13 PM

By CHIP AINSWORTH

Gary Wilkos has come a long way since the day he lay injured on the gridiron in Newark, Delaware, on Oct. 20, 1990.Wilkos had moved up the depth chart to be the starting quarterback his sophomore year at UMass and was leading the Minutemen to their...


On The Trail: Neighborhood bobcats

01-11-2017 11:33 PM

A noontime phone call from a neighbor, a brief conversation, a spin around the Internet and — Bingo! — another column in the making.It all unfolded quite by chance on Tuesday, after finishing a couple of morning tasks: first, a trip to Agway to buy...



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