Howard Herman | Designated Hitter
Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Catching up with Dave Flint, an architect for U.S. women's Olympic hockey team

The voice on the other end of the phone laughed when I called him the Dan Duquette of women's hockey.Dave Flint, who played college hockey at North Adams State and is now the women's coach at …

Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Talking past, present and future with Duncan Robinson

The voice at the other end of the phone chuckled at the question I asked.I asked Duncan Robinson if if feels like yesterday that his family dropped him off at Williams, or does it seem like forever …

Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: A small world during a big week

Random thoughts while emptying the notebook and waiting for the bagels to toast properly.A week ago today, the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII (or 52 for those of you who might be Latin …

Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Breaking down Super Bowl entrants Philadelphia and New England

The time has come. It's Super Bowl Sunday.For the past two weeks, we all have been inundated by analysis and opinion on whether the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles are going to win …

Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: A quick glance at postseason scenarios for area college basketball teams

Where did the winter go, I ask you?I'm not talking about the snow cover, and that's gone too. The winter sports season is almost at playoff time, and that means spring is a lot closer than it …

Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods & Waters
Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: No telling what you might catch while ice fishing

Sometimes you might hook onto weird stuff while ice fishing, such an old boot or something from the bottom of the lake. Why, just a week or so ago, a buddy of mine pulled in a beer can. Somehow, his …

Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: It's ice fishing season - but be careful!

Many outdoor enthusiasts are taking to the ice now that we are in midwinter. There are several ice fishing derbies taking place this and over the next few weekends. Due to the warmth, last year's …

Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Writing/art contests for young and old, but don't feed the deer

Outdoor artistic/writing opportunities available for youngstersJunior Duck Stamp Contest: "There is still time to enter the Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) contest," advises MassWildlife's …

Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: A record harvest of black bears in the Berkshires

According to figures released by MassWildlife, 119 black bears were harvested in the Berkshires last year, beating the previous record of 106, which was set in 2016. The harvest numbers have been …

Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: 91-year-old deer hunter scores again

Readers may recall an article I wrote about then 90-year-old Lou Carmel of Hinsdale. The article, which ran on Dec. 25, 2016, was entitled "You are never too old to go deer hunting." In it, I wrote …

Richard Lord | Tee to Green

Mike Walsh | Powder Report
Mike Walsh | Powder Report: A look at the badass and unpredictable Thunderbolt Ski Race

The Winter Olympics are peak time for badasses doing bad-ass things.Whether its Kyle Mack throwing down a 1440 Bloody Dracula off the snowboard Big Air Friday night, Jessie Diggins finding the ends …

Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Where's the apres action at in Berkshire County

Our compatriots over at the Boston Globe published a story back in December titled All about the apres (ski). It was a largely sponsored post for some of the bigger mountain resorts up north and what …

Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Warren Miller an inspiration to all of us on the mountain

"He said he never wanted a real job," Pam Macy-Williamson told me about Warren Miller, who passed away earlier this week.The legendary outdoorsman filmmaker, known especially for his work producing …

Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Teaching a newbie how to hit the slopes

Full disclosure, I'm not actually sure I know how to ski or snowboard. Don't get me wrong, I can ski and snowboard. I do the latter quite well, actually. However, knowing how to do something and …

Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Haust shreds at Killington's Rails 2 Riches event

Bless me, shredfather, for I have sinned. It has been more than a week since I last hit a mountain to ride.Given the average temperature sitting in single-digits all week and a Christmas excursion to …

Athlete Spotlight
Athlete Spotlight: Mount Everett hockey player and Lenox student Jake Corcoran

Fresh off a busy week on the ice, Mount Everett hockey player Jake Corcoran stopped by the Eagle office Sunday to chat about his career, being a three-sport athlete and what the future holds after …

Athlete Spotlight: Pittsfield figure skater Aimee Boulais

This weekend's Bay State Games brought some of the state's best winter sport athletes to the Berkshires. One of the top figure skaters in Massachusetts didn't have to travel far, though. Pittsfield …

Athlete Spotlight: Pittsfield High School's Liam Mooney

With the Berkshire League Individuals swimming meet on Saturday, Pittsfield's Liam Mooney stopped into The Eagle offices during the week to chat about his swimming career, his impending graduation …

Athlete Spotlight: Lenox skier Abby Kate Caproni

The winter ski season keeps Drury sophomore Abby Kate Caproni busy, but between her Alpine skiing season as a Lenox Millionaire and her races with her home mountain at Berkshire East, Caproni stopped …

Athlete Spotlight: Pittsfield's Elton Wilkins

Pittsfield junior Elton Wilkins played the hero Thursday against Drury, sinking the winning basket off a feed from Sam Higuera with 11 seconds left in the Generals' 68-65 win over the Blue Devils. …

Athlete Spotlight: Mount Greylock's Brandi Gill

With the Nordic ski season taking a week off due to the warm weather, Mount Greylock sophomore Brandi Gill stopped in to discuss the start of the year. Gill has won the varsity girls race in the …

Athlete Spotlight: Hoosac Valley's Lexi Mercier

Lexi Mercier, a junior on the Hoosac Valley girls basketball team, leads the team with 125 points this year. She  has made 27 3-pointers. The team record is 7-0.Berkshire Eagle: You're a …

Community News
Bowling, youth hockey and youth basketball scores, Dec. 10

Pittsfield SeniorsWomen — Ann Beauchamp 180-489, Lorry Decorie 171-474, Bertha Lawrence 168-469, Helen Higgins 160-469, Jodi St.Peter 157-456, Cathy Clemons 177-452, Joyce Graziola 165-428, …

Berkshire County sports notes, Dec. 8

Local bowling and youth hockey scores, Dec. 3

National sports
Kendall Coyne, Kacey Bellamy help Team USA to Olympic gold over Canada

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian …

New Red Sox manager Alex Cora jumps into new job

Berkshires-born luger Chris Mazdzer wins silver in 2018 Winter Olympics

Sleight of hand: Brady leads another comeback as Patriots top Jaguars, head back to Super Bowl

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