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Jake Mendel | On Track: Clapp Park providing respite from reality

I have always considered myself lucky. Not necessarily in the sense that I'll win on every lottery ticket I'll purchase, or get a step ahead of others without having to work for it. However, …

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American Legion Baseball cancels World Series, regionals for 2020 The American Legion baseball season has been a summer pastime for generations. But for the 2020 season, things are going to look different in Legion ball. On Tuesday, the national Americanism …
Far from average: Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires' Dan Joslyn busts moves for Berkshire Medical Center workers PITTSFIELD — Don't be average, be amazing. Dan Joslyn, a program director at The Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires, embraces life with that very slogan and strives to be role model, especially for the local kids he works with on a daily basis. With the coronavirus taking a toll on his community, Joslyn decided to do something to support those risking their lives on a daily basis at Berkshire Medical Center. After four hours of nonstop dancing on Sunday, he raised $2,424.79 as a thank you to those in the medical field working to keep everyone healthy during the pandemic.
1980s Lenox girls basketball teams similarly denied state title shots due to Proposition 2 1/2 The possibility of spring high school sports remains up in the air because of the coronavirus pandemic. But should things return to a more normal schedule, 2020 would be the first time in nearly four …
Local college athletic departments preparing for financial hits after NCAA cancellations The move by the NCAA to cancel winter postseason tournaments, spring sports and tournaments, will be costly to colleges and universities.
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Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Drury's Vidal seizes moment at glory
AMHERST — Twelve months ago, Keeghan Vidal was watching basketball in the Curry Hicks Cage. Saturday, he got to celebrate as a … Read More
Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Going for a shred along with Jiminy Peak ski patrol
There was a moment a couple months ago, I was interviewing former Team USA skier Ryan Riley at Dottie's in Pittsfield and he said … Read More
Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Alice Christman, a very special angler
A couple of weeks ago, I featured the MassWildlife Gold Pin and Angler of the Year Awards. You may remember that picture of … Read More
Lauren R. Stevens | Hikes and Walks: Forging and sharing tracks at Mountain Meadow Preserve
Deer, dogs, snowshoers, cross-country skiers, walkers, all-terrain vehicles — lots of tracks appear on the snow-covered trails … Read More
Geoff Smith | From the Baseline: McGuire puts himself in WMass basketball lore with finals performance
The perks of being a sportswriter are plentiful, but high up on that list is getting the chance for a front-row view of history as it … Read More
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady entered his final season in New England with a strong inkling that it would be his last with the Patriots.The six-time Super Bowl champion who signed with the …
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots’ home stadium has became a coronavirus testing site while a Vermont fairground has transformed into a field hospital. Connecticut is wrestling …
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with free agent cornerback Darryl Roberts.The Lions announced the move Friday. Roberts spent the past four seasons with the New …
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Three minor league players in the Texas Rangers organization are in self-isolation after exhibiting symptoms …
Resuming the NBA season with the start of the playoff is one option for the league. Most teams had about 15 games left to play in the regular-season schedules when play was halted on March 11, and …
A look at the newest members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, announced on Saturday:KOBE BRYANTKey stats: 25.0 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.7 assists per game in 20 NBA seasons with the …
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
If the NHL goes directly to playoff hockey in the warmer months, it could leave some contenders out in the cold.The league may skip most if not all of the final 189 regular-season games that were …
The Latest on the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Only hours after the Australian government called for its citizens to cancel all non-essential travel, the …

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PITTSFIELD — One game into the 2019-20 season, back-to-back state finalist Taconic looked about as far away from championship form as a team can get. more
I should be having lunch in the press dining room at Fenway Park today. I'm not the only one who thinks it feels a little empty that I am sitting in my kitchen writing this."It's so weird. Maybe more … more
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's Tournament Management Committee held a virtual meeting on Thursday, and the TMC voted by a 15-1 margin that its "sole concentration will be … more
PERU, Vt. — Sophie Caldwell was so excited for the final sprint tour stretch of the World Cup season, she took the races immediately before off and returned home from Europe for the first time … more
Berkshire County high school athletic directors are moving forward with plans for a somewhat truncated spring sports season. On Monday, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association voted … more
There will be spring high school sports — if there is school. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's Board of Directors voted unanimously on Monday to establish an … more
PITTSFIELD — Staying active, while remaining socially distant, can be a tough task. Gyms are closed, forcing instructors to take to the internet to share home workouts. On the other hand, some … more
Thirty-one years ago, Berkshire County basketball fans were paying attention to a Division III college basketball team that was endeavoring to make the first Final Four in school history. It … more
PITTSFIELD — By the time kids begin elementary school they're already setting goals. Some dream of becoming a firefighter or even president of the United States. Others are just trying to … more
MassWildlife recently acquired a conservation easement on 7.6 acres of land in Monterey, according to Western District Supervisor Andrew Madden's March report to the Berkshire County League of … more

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