Howard Herman | Designated Hitter
Designated Hitter: It truly is a Red Sox Nation

We have four professional, major league sports teams in New England. The question is, if you could only keep one, which one would you keep?The question first appeared on my Twitter timeline from John …

Designated Hitter: Time for a new electronic scoreboard at Wahconah Park

Designated Hitter: The biggest nemesis for Hall of Famer Rebecca Lobo? How about Monument Mountain

Designated Hitter: We pay attention to UMass, BC when they win

Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods & Waters
Berkshire Woods and Waters: Summer fisheries research wrapped up

Each summer, MassWildlife fisheries biologists take to the water to sample the commonwealth's rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds for fish. Biologists gather information on fish species at each …

Berkshire Woods and Waters: An update on the acid rain monitoring project

In 1983, the University of Massachusetts, through the UMass Amherst Water Resources Research Center, began monitoring the effects of acid rain on surface waters statewide and reporting their findings. This unique collaborative effort involved …

Berkshire Woods and Waters: Do fish feel pain?

Do fish feel pain? That's the age-old question about which we anglers wonder. Some folks say yes while others say no. We anglers certainly wouldn't want to inflict pain on our finny friends for we love them too much. If fish did feel pain, I doubt …

Berkshire Woods and Waters: State record bowfin caught twice

Readers may recall that in my August 6 column I reported that the then existing state record for the bowfin fish was broken and a new record was established. The fish which was caught by 16-year old Tauri Adamczyk of Taunton and it came out of the …

National sports
Gray's jumper helps Sparks avoid collapse in Game 1

MINNEAPOLIS — Chelsea Gray got a sliver of daylight and let a 14-foot jumper fly — Game 1 of the WNBA Finals and what would have been a dubious piece of history for the Los Angeles Sparks …

Kyle Busch gets NASCAR playoff win in New Hampshire

Schauffele wins Tour Championship, Thomas takes FedEx Cup

Red Sox beat Reds 5-4, reduce AL East magic number to 3

Richard Lord | Tee to Green
Tee to Green: Brother and sister team have an angel looking down in winning Mixed Scotch

The brother and sister team of Curt Foehl and Mace Foehl-Hemphill have made a habit of winning Mixed Scotch tournaments, but their most recent victory surely meant more than the others.A day after a …

Tee to Green: Puleri has round to remember at Berkshire Hills Country Club

Jeff Puleri, fresh off capturing the Berkshire Hills Country Club's men's club championship, had a round last Sunday — and especially a start — that the rest of us can only dream of.The long-hitting Puleri opened with a stunning …

Tee to Green: Andy Congdon claims 25th men's club championship at Wyantenuck Country Club

Andy Congdon's dominance of the men's club championship at Wyantenuck Country Club had been interrupted by E.J. Trundle over the last three years, but the 63-year-old finally captured his 25th club title at the Great Barrington club on …

Tee to Green: Puleri captures first men's club championship at Berkshire Hills Country Club

August and early September in Berkshire County means club championship time, and as we reach Labor Day many titles have been decided.We'll start this week's roundup of champions at Berkshire Hills Country Club, where club president Jeff Puleri …

Understanding Soccer
Understanding Soccer: The origins of the game

My passion for soccer began when I was an eighth grader. I was told that I could not play junior varsity football until the following year, so Skippy, my friend from the baseball team, suggested that I go out for soccer to stay in shape. When I …

Community News
Berkshire County sports notes, Sept. 4

Pittsfield Hoops Club announces scholarship recipientsThe Pittsfield Hoops Club announced seven scholarships for its Class of 2017 Scholarship Awards. Since 1998, the Pittsfield Hoops Club has contributed over $80,000 to local student-athletes …

Berkshire County sports notes, Aug. 27

Berkshire County sports notes, Aug. 25

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