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Haley Bigwood called safe at second base on an attempted steal in the top of the sixth inningPhoto by Mike Phillips
GARDNER—Despite a seventh inning rally by the Gardner Wildcats, the Athol High School softball team held on to win 8-6 on Tuesday, May 24. Facing an 8-3 deficit to begin the seventh inning, the Wildcats’ Courtney Richard and Anna Tassone both walked, with the two moving up to second and third...
SHELBURNE FALLS—The Athol High School varsity baseball team pounded out 10 hits in a 4-3 upset over Mohawk Trail Regional School on Tuesday, May 23. The Raiders (7-12) were coming off a loss to Greenfield Monday which saw them blow a 5-1 lead, but started fast against the Warriors (14-5). Tyler...
ORANGE—The Mahar Lady Senators lost to Pioneer Valley 16-2 on Tuesday, May 23 and 14-2 to Mohawk Trail Regional High School on Wednesday, May 24. The team falls to 6-13 (2-11 league) with the two losses. Pioneer Valley pushed seven runs across in the sixth inning and four runs in the fifth. Down...
GARDNER—The Athol JV Softball team defeated Gardner High School yesterday, 20-13. Celeste Torraco and Taylor Cleveland had two hits during the game. Shelby Mailloux, Jenna St. Cyr, Julia Carey, Alexis Carrasquillo, Hannah Lajoie, Abby Roberts and Lexee Cote each had one hit. Haley Wrigley had...
ORANGE—Mahar softball team could not find a hole in Mohawk Trail Regional High School’s defense as they could only muster one hit in their 18-2 loss on Wednesday. The lone hit came from Brooke Mitchell. Mahar had some great defensive plays despite the loss. Morgan Boyer led the defense with two...
Athol's Hope Parker tags out a Greenfield runner on an attempted steal to third base for the second out in bottom of first inning of a game on Tuesday. Photo by Mike Phillips
GREENFIELD — In a pitcher’s duel, the Athol High School softball team lost a tight matchup against Greenfield High School, 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Olivia Joy pitched well for Greenfield, pitching all seven innings, allowing only three hits while striking out eight in the win. Her counterpart,...
NORTHFIELD — The Mahar baseball team defeated Pioneer Valley Regional 2-1, on Tuesday, after scoring one run in the sixth inning to secure the lead. Senators pitcher Sam Paul held Pioneer Valley to one run on four hits while striking out four and walking only two in seven innings. The Senators...
 ATHOL — The Athol Middle School softball team improved their record to 17-0 with victories on Monday and Tuesday over Gardner and Greenfield respectfully. The team defeated Gardner 42-7 on Monday and Greenfield 7-2 on Tuesday. Reily Polana pitched four innings against Gardner, striking out...
Athol's Destiny Ricko hits a long fly ball in to right field for a triple, driving in one run, in the bottom of the third inning in a match against Gardner Monday. At her previous at-bat Ricko hit a home run.  Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School varsity softball team topped Gardner 11-7 on Monday. Haley Bigwood picked up the win going five innings, recording six strikeouts and allowing three walks and six runs on five hits. Jessica Soucie got the save pitching in relief, with three strikeouts, one walk,...
WINCHESTER, N.H. — After two weeks off due to wet weather the high banks of Monadnock Speedway were under sunny skies. Race fans were treated to the speedway’s regular NASCAR Whelen All-American Series division with one small twist: twin 25-lap features for the Sportsman Modified division. ...

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