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Smith & Wesson supports WMA riflery

WILBRAHAM – The Wilbraham & Monson Academy riflery program has been awarded a $1,200 grant by local firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson. ...
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Blue Sox announce 2015 promotional schedule

HOLYOKE – The Valley Blue Sox recently released their promotions schedule....
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AIC men’s basketball visits students at Peck

Members of the American International College (AIC) basketball team paid a visit to the William R. Peck School in Holyoke to visit with eighth grade students in the Therapeutic Intervention Program [TIP] at the school. ...
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Spartans, Lancers team up for Coaches vs. Cancer

EAST LONGMEADOW – The East Longmeadow and Longmeadow High School softball teams partnered with the American Cancer Society and participated in the Coaches vs. Cancer initiative on May 20....
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Local athletes compete in first Mini JCC Maccabi Games

SPRINGFIELD – The JCC Maccabi Games is an annual weeklong international athletic competition for Jewish teens 13 to 16 years of age. ...
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Western New England University lacrosse produces pair of All-Americans

PERRY, N.Y. – Western New England University sophomores Justin Bard of Westfield and Keegan Dudeck of Longmeadow have been named 2015 Division III honorable mention All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association, it was announced on Tuesday. Bard had an impre...
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Triathlon at Hampton Ponds benefits Westfield YMCA swim team

WESTFIELD – On June 7, Tater Racing will conduct the seventh annual Westfield YMCA Wave Triathlon, benefitting the Westfield YMCA Wave Swim Team. ...
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Pioneers look to shake off U.S. Open Cup loss vs. Phoenix

LUDLOW – The Western Mass Pioneers are ready to forget the heartbreaking loss in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to the Greater Binghamton FC Thunder in penalties last week and start the 2015 USL PDL season....
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Mutiny completes comeback to win WPSL season opener

EAST LONGMEADOW – In front of a capacity crowd at East Longmeadow High School, the New England Mutiny scored two late goals, including one in stoppage time, to secure a 2-1 comeback victory over New York AC in the season opener of the Women’s Premier Soccer League....
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WMWBL to host open tryouts for 2015 season on June 4

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The Western Massachusetts Women’s Basketball League (WMWBL) announced that they will conduct open tryouts June 4 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church Gym, 50 Parker St., East Longmeadow. ...
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Springfield Rugby Football Club wins title

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Rugby Football Club’s men’s and women’s teams both dominated this 2015 New England Rugby Football Union's (NERFU) Cup championship the weekend of May 2 and 3....
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Western Mass Pro Soccer earns draw

LUDLOW –Western Mass Pro Soccer had its long awaited home opener May 2 at Lusitano Stadium versus Mass United FC, which ended in a 1-1 deadlock....
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AIC head men’s soccer coach resigns

Balbino cites spending more time with his young family as the main reason for his departure....
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WSU wins Smith Cup

WESTFIELD – The Westfield State Owls have claimed their 11th Howard C. Smith Cup and first since 2010-11 after the conclusion of the spring season last week. ...
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Mutiny opens season with new faces, soccer fundraiser

Several new faces have joined the Mutiny this year as the roster undergoes an overhaul after a disappointing 2014 campaign in which the Mutiny missed out on a playoff spot after going undefeated in 2013. ...
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Shaw, Leonard to participate in prestigious hockey tourney

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Ryan Shaw of Springfield and Ryan Leonard of Amherst have been selected to participate play in the most prestigious youth hockey tournament in the world called “The Brick.” ...
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Mendrala named a 2015 Brine National All-Star

WILBRAHAM – Wilbraham Middle School eighth grader Aleksei Mendrala was selected to represent the Northeast Region at the 2015 Brine National Lacrosse Academy and Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Virginia....
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Dearing inducted into Springfield College Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD – Joel Dearing '79 was one of five individuals inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame April 18....
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