Donna Tofft

A century of tradition hasn’t grown old at Lincoln High

Summer basically means preparatory time for athletic directors like Lincoln High School’s Donna Tofft. Once school’s out she schedules basketball camps and has her prep players ...

Break for Zebras is relief for opponents

Spring break arrived at an inopportune time for Lincoln High School’s softball team. The Zebras have been on a roll, winning their first six Pioneer Valley League games in convin ...

Which pitch is assistant's call

Betty Zamora rarely calls Donna Tofft by her first name even though they are co-workers and coaching colleagues at Lincoln High School. The “Ms. Tofft” habit is difficult for Z ...

Solar power energizes softball team

Shelby Jones was hoping for a few days off. Actually, the Lincoln High School senior’s left knee needed a break after being drilled by a line drive March 17 in the Zebras’ 5-3 ...

Softball players are unique species

Donna Tofft has no interest at all in playing a game of “Zoo” with her Lincoln High School softball players. The veteran coach would rather not know what animal they think she ...

Tofft still on the run after 25 years

Don’t bother asking Donna Tofft how many years she has been coaching at Lincoln High School. She has been on the run with the Zebras for 25 years and will not be stopping any tim ...

Lincoln’s Stephanie Tofft named PVL’s MVP

Lincoln High senior softball star Stephanie Tofft was named the MVP of the Pioneer Valley League for the second consecutive season. Tofft starred as a pitcher and at the plate fo ...

Lincoln’s Ackerman out as varsity girls coach

It was a chaotic week for the Lincoln High varsity girls basketball team. Five players quit the team and four of them have returned. The coach, Paul Ackerman, has been replaced by ...

Playoffs begin without Lincoln

Lincoln High’s varsity softball team won four of its last five games but still fell short of reaching the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs. The Pioneer Valley League ta ...

Lincoln clings to playoff hopes, roots for three-way tie

Lincoln High’s varsity softball team needs some help if it’s going to qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs. Heading into Wednesday’s league finales the ...