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Valley Blue Sox wrap up home schedule with full slate of promotions

SPRINGFIELD – The Blue Sox head into their final homestand of the 2015 regular season with games three games July 30 to Aug. 1. ...
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Janik returns home as Springfield Falcons assistant coach

Angelique Fiske

SPRINGFIELD – After a 14-year professional career, a homegrown hockey player is returning to his roots. ...
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Rockhounds bound for Cooperstown

Chris Goudreau

EAST?LONGMEADOW – A group of a dozen 12-year-olds in the East Longmeadow Rockhounds baseball team will head to Cooperstown, NY, home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, to play ball with other teams from across the nation during the week of Aug. 1. ...
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Masse takes helm as Elms College men’s soccer head coach

CHICOPEE – Former men’s soccer player Ben Masse has been tapped to take over the Elms College men’s soccer program in an announcement from the athletics department. Masse becomes the fourth head coach in program history....
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Westfield State boasts most MASCAC All-Academic athletes

WESTFIELD – A total of 756 student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference with selection to the league’s Spring 2015 All-Academic Team that was recently released by Commissioner Angela Baumann....
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Springfield College women’s hoop coach headed to China

SPRINGFIELD – Springfield College head women’s basketball coach Naomi Graves, along with assistants Marc Taney and Jaimie Rubin, will spend two weeks in August spreading the goodwill of basketball through camps and clinics in Asia....
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Matthew Naumec makes it to Massachusetts Amateur semifinals

SPRINGFIELD – Matthew Naumec of GreatHorse made it to the semifinals of the 107th Massachusetts Amateur Championship at Oak Hill Country Club....
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Agawam native Janik named Falcons assistant coach

SPRINGFIELD – Arizona Coyotes Assistant General Manager Darcy Regier announced on July 21 Agawam native Doug Janik would serve as one of the Springfield Falcons’ assistant coaches. ...
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Golden Bears football begins title defense with Pynchon SAW game Sept. 5

SPRINGFIELD – The Western New England University football team will begin the 2015 season focused on defending two titles in their first two games. ...
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Western Mass Falcons win championship

Western Mass Falcons U10 JLS baseball league team finished the season in style winning the leauge title and were crowned playoff champions. ...
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Hampden’s Goossens leads Blue Sox named to NECBL All-Star Team

SPRINGFIELD – The Valley Blue Sox got some great news on July 11 as six players were named to the 2015 NECBL All-Star Team. ...
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Western Mass Pioneers’ season mercifully ends

LUDLOW – The end of the 2015 PDL season couldn’t come fast enough for the Western Mass Pioneers. ...
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Springfield College ranked 24th best institution in America for female student-athletes

SPRINGFIELD – Springfield College was recently recognized by Niche.com as the 24th best institution in America for female student-athletes to attend. ...
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AIC athletic department announces summer sports camps

SPRINGFIELD – American International College (AIC) sports camps are in full swing this July and August including baseball, July 6 to 9; men’s basketball, July 10 to 13; and women’s soccer, Aug. 3 to 6 and Aug. 10 to 13. ...
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Elms College announces Hall of Fame class of 2015

CHICOPEE – The Elms College Athletics department has announced the Elms College Hall of Fame class of 2015. ...
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Local Roundup: Crutchfield selected to MASCAC All-Conference team

FITCHBURG – East Longmeadow’s Lia Crutchfield was one of four members of the Fitchburg State University women’s lacrosse team named to the 2015 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference team....
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JCC basketball tournament honors Kofman’s memory

SPRINGFIELD – Longmeadow High School alumna and Springfield JCC intern Rachel Kofman organized the First Annual Mark Kofman Memorial Basketball Tournament at the Springfield JCC. ...
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Agawam Little League appears on NESN Clubhouse

Agawam Little League appeared as guests of the Red Sox Foundation and HP Hood and appeared on NESN Clubhouse on June 14. Now in its second season, Emmy Award-Winning NESN Clubhouse is a commercial-free Red Sox pregame show for kids, hosted by Red Sox reporter Gary Striewski and junior reporter TJ...
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Local golfers qualify for Massachusetts Amateur Championship

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Several local golfers recently qualified as participants or alternates in this year’s Massachusetts Amateur Championship taking place July 13 to 17....
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Springfield College students gain real-world sports experience

SPRINGFIELD – Springfield College is currently collaborating with the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) to have 16 players and two coaches of the Liaoning National Chinese Softball Team training at the College until June 28. ...
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