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Athol's Justin Blake goes up against the net for a return in a match against Springfield Central Tuesday. The Raiders lost their home finale after taking a 2-1 lead early on.  Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Despite taking an early 2-1 lead, the Athol boys volleyball team fell to Springfield Central High School in their final home game of the regular season.  Being the final home game of the season, before the game Athol paid tribute to Anthony Negron, Dustin Aikey, Josh Herk and Ryan Werner...
In the 100th hit of her softball career, Athol senior Jessica Soucie recorded a double in the bottom of the 5th inning of a game against Mahar Tuesday. Soucie's hit drove two runners home. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Athol senior Jess Soucie had a milestone night Tuesday with four hits, including one home run, which numbered 97, 98, 99 and 100 in her softball career. At the close of the game Athol left with an 18-4 win over rival Mahar.  It was a close game with a score of 5-4 at the start of the...
ATHOL — “This was a classic rival slugfest with both teams reaching a combined 30 hits,” said Mahar JV Softball coach Jim Cleveland of the rival matchup with Athol Tuesday which saw Mahar come out on top 24-17.  Mahar was led by Hannah Dupont, Alexis Mainville-Schaefer and Morgan Boyer with 3...
ATHOL — The Athol High School baseball team stayed hot with a 7-5 defeat of Pioneer Valley Regional School on Tuesday. The win was the third in a row for the Raiders (6-9) as they make a late season push. Athol combined a strong relief effort from senior southpaw Gage Wood with the thunderous...
ATHOL — The Marauders used 6 hits, 15 walks, and 4 hit batters to overwhelm the Mahar Senators in middle school softball action 22-2 on Tuesday afternoon in Athol. Leading the team with 2 hits was Lindsey LeBlanc. Following LeBlanc with single hits each were Kristina Sigurdsson, Sadey Lehtomaki...
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Northeast experienced a very dismal weekend, forcing many tracks to cancel their race program, including Monadnock Speedway.  The track was to hold their first inaugural race for the ACT Type Late Models along with the Sign Works Oval Track Series that featured the Granite...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School baseball team beat Quabbin 9-4 on Monday. Liam O’Donnell got the win for the Senators, pitching five innings, striking out six, and giving  up four walks, three hits and one earned run. Jaden Softic pitched the final two innings. He recorded two strikeouts,...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School baseball team beat Athol 14-5 on Friday. Matthew Lyesiuk pitched six innings, striking out eight, allowing five walks and giving up three hits and two earned runs. Collin Boyle pitched one inning, striking out one, allowing two walks, and giving up two hits and...
VFW's Jenna Bonnefant delivers a pitch in Saturday's Chuck Stone Little League game versus the Rotary. Bonnefant allowed no hits and had 11 strikeouts, as VFW beat Rotary 9-0. Submitted photo
ATHOL — Following are the results of Chuck Stone Little League games played over the last week. Lions 18,  VFW 11 The Lions beat the VFW in an exciting game Tuesday evening that was called early due to darkness in the fifth inning. Riley Young had four hits for the Lions, including two home...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and the public entity that oversees their proposed stadium in Las Vegas have a little over a week to agree on a conditional lease to avoid any delays on the team’s relocation. Raiders President Marc Badain on Thursday said the lease agreement is on the agenda...

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