Berkshire County sports notes, May 1


Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the phone number for Tom Mooney

Berkshire County Senior Golf Association seeking new members

The BCSGA is looking for new members aged 50 or older. The group plays three Berkshire County courses each session, and has been in existence since 1953.

This season, they are scheduled to play at Wyantenuck Country Club, Wahconah Country Club and Cranwell Resort & Spa.

Dues are $190 each and cover green fees, meals and prizes.

It is an individual gross and net play by age and index divisions, with shotgun starts at noon.

Contact Tom Halstead at for more information.

Imperial Bowl summer league

Imperial Bowl will begin its summer league on Wednesday. Call 413-443-4453 to sign up. Everyone is welcome to join.

Pitch, Hit and Run competition at Belanger Field

The Baseball in the Berkshires Museum will host the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition on May 12 at Belanger Field in Pittsfield.

The event will start at 11 a.m., and is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball.

Girls and boys are divided into four ages division: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14, and have a chance to advance through four levels of competition. The National Finals will be held during All-Star Weekend.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to starting the competition.

For more information, contact Tom Mooney at 414-807-6687 or email

Host Family Get-Together for summer baseball teams

The Baseball in the Berkshires Museum will host a family get-together for host families for the county's summer baseball teams, and those interested in hosting on Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the museum inside the Berkshire Mall.

Representatives from the Pittsfield Suns and North Adams SteepleCats will be there to answer any questions.

Purple Valley Aquatics kicks off long course season

The PVA team started its long course season with a home meet against Schenectady on April 21 at Williams College.

Per a release by the PVA, Jordan Bradford, Nick King, Zach King, Anna Lamontagne, Julia Goh, Asa Stone, Samantha Honecker, Krishiv Malhotra, Samantha Stevenson, Harper Stevenson and Gabriela Zasada all had great starts to the season in their home pool. Samantha Honecker competed in her first ever USA Swimming race and completed the 50m Freestyle.

PVA will host Schenectady again on May 12.


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