As a lifelong Pittsfield resident, Jake gravitates to the nearest field or park. He joined The Eagle as a paperboy in 2005 and worked his way up, becoming a full-time reporter in 2018. He's currently a sports reporter.
Shaun Kastner Jr. and Aaron Bush combined for 229 rushing yards as the Hurricanes ran wild at Renfrew Field against Taconic on Friday night.
Tyler Norcross was the difference for Hoosac Valley on Thursday against Taconic. The Hurricanes capitalized on strong corner kicks from the senior and ended a busy stretch with a win at Berkshire Community College.
News, notes and storylines from Week 2 of the Berkshire County High School Football season:
As I walked toward the Monument Mountain football field on Friday I didn't need the reminder. Like everyone else who was alive at the time — I remember exactly where I was.
NORTH ADAMS — The Hornets hit the football field for the first time in roughly two years on Saturday.
Cam Freeman rushed for 78 yards and a touchdown, the Wildcats averaged nearly five yards per carry and Lee football captured Friday's opening night win at Monument Mountain.
The Berkshire County football season officially returns today with seven of the county's eight teams taking the spotlight beneath the Friday night lights throughout the state. Here is a rundown of Berkshire County's high school football slate this weekend.
Abby Kinne scored twice as the Monument girls began the season with a win in Lenox. Kinne's second goal, which came with less than five minutes remaining, was the difference-maker on Thursday.