The Associated Press The associate head coach at the University of Massachusetts hockey program is jumping from a national championship to a head coaching gig in Maine. University of Maine announced Wednesday that Ben Barr is the new men's ice hockey coach for the Black Bears. The Bears and Minutemen are rivals in Hockey East, one of the most competitive conferences in college hockey.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. WWLP) – Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno along with Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris have announced the return of hoops at all public basketball courts by Saturday, May 22. Beginning on May 10th, Massachusetts will begin the next phased reopening plan which allows youth and adult amateur sports tournaments for sports.