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ATHOL — With the MIAA, West Division III softball and baseball tournaments set to wrap up today at UMass Amherst’s facilities, it’s a good time to wrap up the season for Athol High School’s softball and baseball teams. In a competitive Franklin league that consisted of five teams above .500 and...
ATHOL — With the annual passing out of trophies, kids cheering and pictures being taken on the fields, the Chuck Stone Little League, an organization that has been around since 1952, completed yet another successful season on Thursday, June 8. But a league that has been such a vital component to...
Posed are the Chuck Stone Little League championship winners, the Lions. The team swept V.F.W. in a best of two series, winning game two 17-4, Thursday. The team completed an undefeated season with the win. The team consisted of players the ages of 9-12 with Tony Vitello as the head coach. Photo by Adam Lewis
ATHOL—The Lions sent 16 batters to the plate and scored 10 runs in the top of the third inning en route to their championship win over V.F.W. 17-4 Thursday. The game went four innings due to the mercy rule of one team being up 10 or more runs after four innings. The Lions completed the season...
Jacob Knowles slides in on a wild pitch to score, putting the Lions up 5-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Lions went on to win the game 10-0. Game two of the championship series will be tonight at 5:30 p.m. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL—A walk to Lions’ David Johnson with the bases loaded scored Robert LaFosse, resulting in a 10-0 win mercy-rule win for the Lions over V.F.W. in Wednesday’s game one of the Chuck Stone Little League championship series. The two teams will play again tonight at 5:30 p.m. in game two and then...
ATHOL — Game one of the Chuck Stone Little League championship series between V.F.W. and the Lions was rained out yesterday. The make up game will be tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the James H Salevan Field. The series was originally scheduled for game one on Tuesday, June 6, at 5:30 p.m., game two on...
Julia Carey catches a fly ball to center field for the first out in the bottom of the first inning on Monday.Photo by Mike Phillips
GREENFIELD — Twenty-one Athol batters stepped up to the plate and Olivia Joy retired all 21 in a row as the Greenfield High School softball team defeated the Athol Red Raiders 6-0 in an MIAA West Division III playoff quarter finals matchup on Monday. The Greenfield Green Wave move on to play...
BRIDGEWATER — After breaking the school record with a time of 3:32:11 in last weekend’s meet, Mahar Regional High School’s 4x400 relay team of Ash Shaw, Aaron Hendry, Hugo Frost and Sebastian Shaw were at it again at this weekend’s meet at the MIAA all-state track meet. The quartet came up a...
V.F.W.'s Stephen Mack slides in safely under the tag from Rotary's pitcher Logan Hume to put his team up 6-5 in the bottom of the fourth inning. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — V.F.W.’s Camdyn Belliveau slid under the tag on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning to advance his team past Rotary 10-9 in the Chuck Stone Little League playoffs on Saturday, June 3. V.F.W. advances to play the Lions in a best of three series with game one scheduled for...
Lions pitcher Deavin McGivern throws a pitch in the top of the third. McGivern struck out 12 batters and earned the win for the Lions Picture by Adam Lewis
ATHOL — In a Chuck Stone Little League playoff game between the Lions and the Legion, the Lions were able to hold off a sixth inning rally to win 9-6 on Saturday. The Lions move on to face V.F.W. in the best of three championship series. Relief Pitcher David Johnson came into the sixth inning...
 The Mahar 4x400 team poses for a picture following their 3:32:33 finish at last weekend’s meet. Their 3:32:33 finish broke the school record. Left to right — Ash Shaw, Aaron Hendry, Hugo Frost, Sebastian Shaw.Photo by Kyle Magoffin
ORANGE — For the Mahar Regional High School 4x400 team, the day they have all been waiting for all year has finally come. The quartet of Hugo Frost, Aaron Hendry, Sebastian Shaw and Ash Shaw will compete today in the MIAA sanctioned all-state meet at 3 p.m., at Bridgewater State University. “A...

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