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McCann Tech boys basketball just misses tournament spot in road loss at Hampden Charter

SPRINGFIELD — The McCann Tech boys basketball team has battled a slew of injuries and illnesses all season, but still found itself in a position to qualify for the Western Massachusetts …

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Roundup: Taconic girls basketball wins Berkshire North; Drury's Scott McGuire becomes county's second all-time leading scorer GREAT BARRINGTON — The Taconic girls basketball team clinched it's first Berkshire North title since 2006, and the Braves celebrated accordingly. Head coach Matt Mickle's team put five in …
UMass men's basketball team picks up big win over Saint Louis AMHERST — The University of Massachusetts couldn't have picked a better time for a big win. The Minutemen rallied from a 16-point, first-half deficit, and held Saint Louis to one point over …
Monument Mountain boys basketball wins own Monument Mountain Winter Classic GREAT BARRINGTON — As the postseason appears around the next corner, Dion Brown is starting to look for his own offense a bit more. That is a scary notion for Berkshire County, the Western …
Roundup: Wahconah boys, Hoosac Valley girls end regular season with wins CHESHIRE — The Wahconah boys basketball team ended the regular season on a high note, recording a 56-42 win over Hoosac Valley in Cheshire. Wahconah finishes up at 15-5 overall and 5-3 in …
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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Berkshires waters yield an Angler of the Year in 2019
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Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Getting the lowdown on the 'Ski Bum-dle' and seeing what the CBD fuss is all about
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Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Thoughts on Astros explanations, Garnett's enshrinement and a pair of former Pittsfield Suns
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Lauren R. Stevens | Hikes & Walks: Organized groups a good vehicle for exploring
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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Tavares lands big fish on Onota Lake
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New England Patriots
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Punter Ryan Allen and kicker Younghoe Koo, who joined the Atlanta Falcons midway through the 2019 season, have signed one-year contract extensions.Allen averaged …
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan knows the criticism is floating around because of all the messages asking if he's OK after the San Francisco 49ers collapsed in the fourth …
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Recently fired Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens has been hired as the New York Giants tight end coach.New coach Joe Judge announced his 20-member staff on …
Boston Celtics
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum didn't want to smile. But sometimes the moment calls for it. The Celtics were trailing 124-123 in the final minute of overtime in their back-and-forth slugfest with …
HOUSTON (AP) — After James Harden and Russell Westbrook combined for 78 points Tuesday night, Harden was asked just how dangerous this combination can be when it gets rolling. “It's …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With most of their lead gone, the Boston Celtics needed someone to make a stop in the final seconds.As usual, Marcus Smart took it upon himself.Smart o stole the ball …
Boston Bruins
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Pastrnak scored the winner 1:14 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.Pastrnak was set up for the goal …
NEW YORK (AP) — A loss in the seventh game of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final could have carried over to the following season, except the Boston Bruins’ strong culture has helped them …
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PITTSFIELD — For the third time in four years, Taconic has claimed the Northern Division championship. The Braves erupted for 23 points in the second quarter to break open a close game … more
It might feel like the first games of the college basketball season just tipped off, but we are, in fact, at the end of the season. The postseason starts for the Williams College squads this … more
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Needing one last win to make the Western Massachusetts tournament, the Generals searched all throughout the area in order to find that last win, but had no luck dropping … more
PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield High School senior Mason Alfonso and the Wahconah ice hockey team are on a mission this season. With the Western Massachusetts Division III-A tournament on the horizon, … more
BOSTON — The MIAA swimming and diving championships were held over the weekend at Boston University, and the Monument Mountain girls placed seventh as a team in the D-I meet on Saturday … more
PITTSFIELD — For some, it was the continuation of dominance. For others, it was the end of a lengthy journey. And finally, for some, it was the start of what's to come. Wrestling in the gym … more
WINDSOR — Four times Col McDermott and his Mount Greylock Nordic skiing teammates had taken to the starting lines this winter, and four times they finished first. On Saturday, McDermott and the … more
WILLIAMSTOWN —It has been an up-and-down season for the Williams men's basketball team. One thing was certain, the seniors didn't want to lose their final regular-season game at Chandler … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Monument Mountain girls basketball team earned their fourth win of the year on the shoulders of a stout defensive performance against Mount Everett. Playing in the opening … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Mount Greylock boys basketball team held on to defeat Lenox 52-49 in a Berkshire South battle on Friday night. Mount Greylock jumped out to an early 14-9 lead at the end … more

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