Bulletin Board: Busy day for hunters in Orange

  • Toby Bassett with his 151 pound, 8-pointer at Overwatch Outpost in Charlemont, on Friday.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Staff Reports
Published: 12/6/2019 8:51:02 PM
Modified: 12/6/2019 8:50:49 PM

Flagg’s Fly and Tackle in Orange hauled the highest amount of checks on day five of shotgun deer-hunting season.

There were 15 checks on Friday in Friendly Town. 

Gary Frost of Athol put down the largest check at Flagg’s with a 137-pound, 9-pointer. 

In the lone check of the day at Sunderland Hatchery, Dennis Fil hauled back a 144-pound, 7-pointer. 

Over at Overwatch Outpost, Andrew Conant’s 155-pound, 10-pointer was the largest check in Charlemont. 

At Bitzer Hatchery in Montague, Joseph Ambo of Gill checked in with a 150-pound, 9-pointer.

The largest check in Franklin County came from Gould’s Sugarhouse. 

Bryan Clark of Hawley put down a 169-pound, 8-pointer. 

Sunderland Hatchery (1)

Dennis Fil, Hadley, 144 pounds, 7 points;

Bitzer State Fish Hatchery (6)

Lawrence Halla, Jr., Montague, 155, 8; Robert Hubert Jr., Deerfield, 78, doe; Gregory Szulborski, Bernardston, 114, 8; Heath Hutchinson, Greenfield, 117, doe; Joseph Ambo, Gill, 150, 9; Jonathan Holmes Jr., Gill, 102, 2;

Overwatch Outpost (7)

Kyle Shippee, Rowe, 108, 4; Toby Bassett, Colrain, 151, 8; Lawrence Gebo, Gill, 101, doe; Mark Sleath, Florida, 107, bear; Jason Burtt, Rowe, 121, 2; Andrew Conant, Leyden 155, 10;Ben Foberg, Rowe, 146;8. 

Flagg’s Fly & Tackle (15)

Howard Hurtle Sr., Orange, 110, 2; Kent Rich, Orange, 93, doe; Lauraine Schulte, Orange, 127, doe; Wayne Dingman Jr., Hinsdale, NH, 103, 4; David Silloway, Ware, 97, 2; Gary Frost, Athol, 137,9; Mark Burgielewicz, Easthampton, 92, 2; Steven Burgielewicz, Easthampton, 109, 2; Kenneth Mireault, Amherst, 127,5; Jason Rice, Petersham, 98,6; Kevin White, Athol, doe; Michael Stange, Athol, 111,8; Kenneth Lucia, Orange, 75, 3; David Borce, Orange, 87, 2; Dan Eklund, Athol, 60, 4;

Gould’s Sugarhouse (3)

Bryan Clark, Hawley, 169,8; John Crowley Jr. Bernardston, 93, 2; David Tetreault, Colrain, 98, 2;   

From Thursday: Richard Levesque, Swanton Vt., 101, 6; Wesley Brothers Sr, 112 doe, John Potter, Leyden 113, 4; 


Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley

In Tuesday Men’s league action, Eric Wasileski rolled a high single (134) and high triple (357).

On Wednesday night, Steve Wall (122) took high single while Marilyn Wilson rolled a 123 for the women.

Other results from Wednesday: Chris Rice (321, high triple), Angie Clark (286, high triple).

Results from Thursday: Josh Slysz (140, high single), Lyda Brisson (113); Bruce Palmer (351, high triple), Colleen Barrows (306).


Elks National Hoop Shoot

The YMCA in Greenfield, along with the Greenfield Elks Club, will host a basketball foul line shooting contest Saturday. 

Local winners will go to the district finals. Players will be divided into age groups for boys and girls 8-13 years of age.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the event gets underway at 1 p.m in the YMCA gymnasium. The event is free to the community.


Indoor Action Sports

Session 2 of soccer at Indoor Action Sports in Greenfield begins in January. The dome offers youth, high school and adult leagues.

To register, or for more information on their various programs, visit www.indooraction.com


Berkshire Highlands Pentathlon

Registration for the Berkshire Highlands Pentathlon is now underway.

The annual run, ride and paddle event (a 4.2-mile road/trail run, a 16-mile cycling leg, 2-mile kayak, a 2-mile adventure run, a mile hike to the top of the mountain and a downhill ski to the finish) at Berkshire East Mountain Resort is set for April 4. Registration is open with newly-reduced entry fees.

Visit www.bikereg.com/berkshire-highlands-pentathlon-runridepaddleobstacle-runsummit-hike-skiboard-descent for registration information.

Sawmill 10K

Registration for the annual Sawmill River 10K has begun. The race is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 1 in Montague Center beginning at 10 a.m. near the Village Common on Main Street. 

Race day registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Montague Common Hall and online registration is available at RunReg.com or www.montague.net. Divisions of the race include Youth (17 and under), Open (18-39), Master (40-49), Senior (50-59) and Senior+ (60 and up). Entry fee is $30 by Dec. 30 and $35 anytime after. 

Hot and cold refreshments are provided. The event benefits MPRD’s Sponsor-A-Child Scholarship Program. The race is a USA Track and Field sanctioned event. You may also call MPRD at 413-863-3216 to receive a registration form and additional information. 

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