Williams Senior Hits for Cycle in Home Win

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- In the first game at Bobby Coombs Field in almost two years, the Williams College baseball team defeated Hamilton College,  11-10, on Sunday completing a three-game sweep of their NESCAC rivals over the weekend to start the season. 
Senior left fielder Erik Mini hit for the cycle with two home runs to power Williams. He finished 5-for-5 with seven RBIs. Head coach Bill Barrale said the last time a Williams player hit for the cycle was 2008.
Williams (3-0) hosts Middlebury College for a doubleheader on Saturday.
Women's Tennis
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Wesleyan took advantage of two defaults to earn a 6-4 win in Williams' first action in more than a year.
Jenny Tian teamed with Zoe Bennett to win, 8-4, at first doubles. Then Tian won, 6-4, 7-5, at second singles.
CLINTON, N.Y. -- Gabi Cirigliano went 3-for-5 with a homer, a pair of doubles and three RBIs to lead Williams to a 13-10 win over Hamilton and a three-game weekend sweep of the Continentals.
Kristin Mapes struck out three and allowed five earned runs in seven innings of work in the circle.
Williams goes to Middlebury for a double-header on Saturday.
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Hasty Wants Williamstown to Do the 'Hard Right'

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires Staff
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Forget forsythias.
The real harbinger of spring in small towns is the political lawn sign.
And this spring, Wade Hasty livened up Williamstown's curbsides with distinctive bright yellow and green signs carrying a simple message, "Electorate leads the way," and bordered by images of flowers.
"I'm anti-partisan," Hasty said in explaining his choice in color scheme. "At this time in the American social climate, a large grouping are hyper-partisan. I chose two colors that represent the two largest third-party organizations. The mayflower outlines the sign as it is the Massachusetts state flower. I'm a 'transplant,' and I thought, 'how fitting.' "
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