Sports Extra Episode 115

with Mike Walsh and Ethan Winter directed by Cory Willey recorded at Community Television for the Southern Berkshires in Lee, Massachusetts, on March 3, 2017 The guys discuss opening round playoff games for boys and girls basketball and ice hockey before previewing Lee-Putnam Girls, Pittsfield-Commerce Girls and Taconic-South Hadley Boys in the Western Mass tournament.

St. Joseph honors program history with playoff win in final season

St. Joseph honors program history with playoff win in final season

SPRINGFIELD – Four years ago, in the winter of 2013, the St. Joseph Boys Basketball team defended their Western Mass title by competing in yet another final. Since then, the program, like the school itself, has fallen on hard times. St. Joe will close its doors following the 2016-17 school year, but for at least one night […]

Hoosac Valley Girls secure Berkshire North over Pittsfield High

Hoosac Valley Girls secure Berkshire North over Pittsfield High

CHESHIRE – Behind an incredible performance by senior Kailynne Frederick, the Hoosac Valley Girls Basketball team toppled Pittsfield High to win the Berkshire North title outright. Frederick poured in a game-high 23 points as the Hurricanes battled back from a double-digit deficit at home Thursday night to overcome the Generals 59-57. Hoosac led early and […]

Taconic, Mt. Greylock each put six wrestlers on Western Mass podiums

Taconic, Mt. Greylock each put six wrestlers on Western Mass podiums

NORTHFIELD – For the second consecutive year, a team from Berkshire County emerged as winners of the Division III Western Mass Wrestling tournament. While Taconic grabbed the honor last winter, this time it was Monument Mountain’s turn, while the Braves placed fifth. Individually, nine County wrestlers fought their way into the finals of their respective […]

Taconic Ice Hockey stuns Wahconah at Foote

Taconic Ice Hockey stuns Wahconah at Foote

NORTH ADAMS — Taconic Ice Hockey took its time in the visitor locker room at Pe- ter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink Wednesday night. The Braves were drained, emotionally and physically by a 4-3 win over host Wahconah. They survived a total of 11:30 of penalty time, including a four-minute major and a full three-minute […]

Taconic proves itself with rivalry win in hostile territory at PHS

Taconic proves itself with rivalry win in hostile territory at PHS

PITTSFIELD — Deonte Sandifer has seen enough Pittsfield-Taconic rivalry games to know what happens when you don’t close strong. The Braves had fallen victim to PHS in the Home Under the Dome too many times in recent memory. So, when the fourth quarter rolled around and the pesky Generals wouldn’t let Taconic pull away, the […]