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North Adams' Poirot Has Big Holiday Weekend in New...

North Adams’ Kevin Poirot celebrated July Fourth by winning his division in the Winchester Speedpark’s Championship Series on Saturday. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Girls Coach Not Asked to Return in...

Hoosac Valley High School's principal Wednesday declined to discuss the reason why the school's very successful varsity girls basketball coach will not be returning for an 11th season. click for more

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Taconic's Isaac Percy Named Western Mass Player of...

Taconic High School senior Isaac Percy Thursday was recognized as the recipient of the 2020 John "Honey" Lahovich Award. click for more

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Bousquet Mountain Being Sold to Local Investment...

Mill Town Capital announced Friday that it will partner with Charlemont's Berkshire East Mountain Resort to continue the Bousquet's 85-year legacy into the future. click for more

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Trail Conservancy Cautions Pandemic Care When...

Although most of the Appalachian Trail is still open, hikers are asked to practice common sense during the pandemic while on the trail or to just stay home. click for more

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Mount Greylock Recognizes Students Planning to...

Eight members of Mount Greylock's Class of 2020 are planning to compete at either the Division I or Division III level in college. click for more

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Independence Day Road Race Canceled for 2020

This would have been the 35th anniversary of the Independence Day Run, which raises funds to benefit Berkshire Medical Center. click for more

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National High School Federation Offers Guidance on...

One thing was clear from the report: The medical experts at the national federation do not expect the pandemic to magically come to end before the start of fall sports. click for more

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Westfield State Honors Monterey's Gilderdale

Senior track and field athlete Lauren Gilderdale (Monterey, Mass./Housatonic, Conn., High) and senior volleyball middle hitter Brianna Starkey (Rockland, Mass.) have been honored as the Westfield State University Female Athletes of the Year for the 2019-20 academic year.

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American Legion Baseball Season Canceled

Massachusetts' American Legion Baseball season Monday became the latest sports league to see its season canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Youth Baseball, Softball Leagues Working to...

Local youth baseball and softball officials are discussing how they can give youngsters an experience in the sport if and when state and local authorities give the green light.

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Massachusetts Golf Courses Reopen Under...

Massachusetts has outlined rules for reopening of the state's golf courses starting Thursday.

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Richardson Recognized Twice During MCLA's Athletic...

Megan Richardson wrapped up two year-ending honors Tuesday as the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts celebrated its 2019-20 student-athletes.

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Two Williams Men's Lacrosse Players Drafted by MLL

With the 19th pick in the 2020 Major League Lacrosse Draft the Philadelphia Barrage made Brendan Hoffman a senior midfielder and captain for George McCormack's Williams Ephs the first player from Williams College to be drafted by Major League Lacrosse.

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NECBL Commissioner: Canceling Season the...

The directors of the New England Collegiate Baseball League waited as long as they could to hold a vote no one wanted to take and affirm a decision that was largely out of their hands.

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New England Collegiate Baseball League Cancels...

The New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) has announced that its board of directors, comprised of executives from its 13 member teams and officers, have voted to cancel the 2020 summer collegiate baseball season.

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42nd Annual Sam Gomez Race Goes Virtual

With COVID-19 limiting the way people can interact, one would think a road race would certainly be out of the question. But Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Student Government Organization, the race organizers, found a creative solution.

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MCLA's Sam Gomez 5K Continues as Virtual Event

MCLA’s Student Government Association will host the first-ever Virtual Sam Gomez Road Race from 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 3.

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From the Purple Valley to the Valley of the Sun:...

Even before the NFL Draft ended on Saturday evening, Williamstown's Jake Benzinger knew he had an offer waiting as an undrafted free agent.

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Williamstown's Benzinger Signs as NFL Free Agent

Mount Greylock Regional School graduate Jake Benzinger Saturday signed a free agent contract with the Arizona Cardinals shortly after the conclusion of the NFL Draft, according to his college football program.

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MIAA Officially Cancels Spring Sports Season

Three days after the governor announced that Massachusetts’ schools will not open their doors for classes again this spring, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association officially canceled all spring sports and tournaments.

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Running Community Adapts to COVID-19 Reality

Almost from the start of the outbreak and the dawn of social distancing, the county’s running community has been finding creative ways to pursue their sport and maintain connection to one another.

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Conyers, Gamberoni Named Berkshire County MVPs

Taconic sophomore Ciany Conyers and Wahconah junior Maria Gamberoni were named co-Most Valuable Players of the Berkshire County League in a vote of the league’s coaches on Wednesday.

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Hoosac Valley Girls Promote Social Distancing,...

Wojcik said he got the idea after seeing a video featuring another Hurricane alumna, Kailynne Frederick, who participated in a similar project with her teammates on the Norwich University women's basketball team.

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MIAA Board OKs Plan to Limit Postseason to...

The Massachusetts Intersholastic Athletic Association Board of Directors Monday decided that if there is a spring sports season, it will end with championships at the sectional level instead of moving on to a state tournament.

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County's Boys Basketball Coaches Name All-League...

After leading their team to a co-State Championship this winter, Taconic High School seniors Isaac Percy and Mohammed Sanogo were named co-MVPs of the Berkshire County League North Division.

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College Baseball Leagues in Holding Pattern

On Thursday, the National Alliance of College Summer Baseball, an umbrella group that includes the New England Collegiate Baseball League, said it continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and how it might impact the seasons of its 12 member leagues.

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