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In this photo, UCLA takes on Wisconsin in Enver Softic's 3 on 3 basketball league. The teams are mixed with kids of all ages. They play half-court with a different set of rules. The idea around the league is to foster good basketball skills while creating a "basketball family" according to Softic. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — On Monday afternoon at Fisher Hill School, UCLA faced Wisconsin. One UCLA player stood about seven feet from the hoop and netted a free throw. Two points. Wisconsin’s Zach Notre then hits a layup. 52-48 Wisconsin. Desperate to put his team within three, UCLA’s Deven Patch, a member of...
 Chuck Stone's Trevor Bullock singles a pitch through the middle with one out and no one on base in the top of the fourth inning. Bullock went 2-2 with two singles in the 10-0 loss to Leominster American on Monday night in Leominster. Photo by Adam Lewis
LEOMINSTER — Marcus Beaudion hit a catchable ball to left field that was lost in the sun, fell in and scored Brandon Ciccolini to put Leominster American up 10-0 and ended the game prematurely in the top of the fifth inning Monday. Chuck Stone’s loss ends their Sinclair Jimmy Fund tournament bid...
Chuck Stone's Oliver Johnson sends a liner into right field to score teammate Dakota Choquette in the third inning for Chuck Stone's fourth run of the game. Johnson was 1-2 at the plate for Chuck Stone in their 14-4 loss to Quabbin. Photo by Adam Lewis
BARRE—The Jimmy Fund Open Chuck Stone team struggled all season to find consistency behind the plate. They mixed and matched batterymates every game and still nothing stuck. It came to haunt Chuck Stone as they combined for 13 passed balls between two catchers, leading to a 14-4 playoff loss to...
TEMPE, ARIZ. — The University of Massachusetts tennis program was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an All-Academic team on Thursday while five Minutewomen garnered ITA Scholar-Athlete status. The five honored were Janja Kovacevic, Julia Larson, Laura Moreno, Anna Woosley...
Chuck Stone's Morgan Softic hits a single to center in the top of the second inning to put runners on first and third. Softic went 2-3 at the plate in Wednesday's game against Lunenburg. Softic also added two runs in the 20-6 loss. Photo by Adam Lewis
LUNENBURG — The Jimmy Fund Open Lunenburg team knocked in 13 runs in the fourth inning en route to a 20-6 win over Chuck Stone Little League on Wednesday night at Marshall Park. The team sent 18 batters to the plate during the fourth, batting around the order twice. It consisted of nine hits,...
In Wednesday’s edition appeared an article “Eight local players receive honors for spring sports season.” A portion of the article was cut-off. The portion that was cut-off appears as followed: Sam Paul,  Honorable mention Paul received an honorable mention for what he did as a pitcher and...
 Mahar's Daesean Watson fights to put the ball into the basket during the second half of Mahar's 51-29 loss to St. Bernard's in the semi-final round of the playoffs in the Monty Tech summer basketball league in Fitchburg. Watson contributed three points in the game. Photo by Mike Phillips
FITCHBURG—The Mahar boys summer league basketball team picked the wrong time to play their worst basketball of the season. With their undefeated record on the line in the semi-final round of the playoffs, Mahar lost to St. Bernard’s 51-29 on Tuesday night. St. Bernard’s moves on to the...
Athol's Jessica Soucie (pictured) received first-team honor from Mass Live's high school sports spring awards. Soucie is one of eight local players to receive an honor between both Athol High school and Mahar Regional High School's baseball and softball programs. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL—Every year, Mass Live’s high school sports section picks all-western Mass. teams in both baseball and softball. A plethora of Mahar Regional and Athol High School players received first-team, second-team and honorable mentions. The following are each player picked from both schools. Athol...
ATHOL—The Chuck Stone LL Sinclair Jimmy Fund tournament team came out on the losing end of well-disciplined 1-0 game against Leominster National at James H. Salevan Field in Athol on Tuesday night. Chuck Stone loaded the bases with two outs in the first inning on hits by Trevor Bullock and Jenna...
Car #12, driven by Cole Littlewood, grandson of Ernie and Sue Britt of Athol, finished 4th In the Super Stock race Saturday night at the Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH. Photo by Mike Phillips
WINCHESTER, N.H.—Monadnock Speedway was back in action this past Saturday night after taking a week off for the summer break with K&N Night. The NASCAR Whelen All American Series weekly divisions along with Young Guns competed in the Christmas in July event where fans and competitors donated...

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