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Athol's Ryan White lifts South Hadley's Gino Vimere during Wednesday's 132-pound bout in Athol. White won via a 7-4 decision as the Raiders earned a 51-18 victory over the Tigers. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — The Athol High School wrestling team won every contested match en route to a 51-18 victory over South Hadley on Wednesday night. The Raiders were victorious in each of the eight bouts and added one forfeit to round out the score. The Tigers earned forfeits in three weight classes. “We...
EASTHAMPTON — The Athol High School girls’ basketball team used a strong defensive effort to secure its fourth win of the season with a 51-33 defeat of Easthampton, Thursday night. The Lady Raiders (4-9) limited the Eagles to just four points in the second quarter to build a 29-16 halftime lead...
BUCKLAND — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team dropped a 56-44 decision to Mohawk on Wednesday. Athol (1-12) trailed 31-20 at the half before outscoring the Warriors 11-8 in the third. The Raiders could not overcome the 39-31 deficit in the fourth, however, as Mohawk put things away by...
This photo, of Richard "Dick" Bergquist, appears on the American Baseball Coaches Association website (www.abcahalloffame.org). He was inducted into the ABCA Hall of Fame in 1989 and will be inducted into the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame tonight at a ceremony in Springfield.
ORANGE — Former Orange resident and Orange High School baseball star Richard “Dick” Bergquist is among those selected to be enshrined in the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame tonight as a member of the class of 2017 inductees. Bergquist is a former University of Massachusetts baseball...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Athol 37-9 on Thursday. Hailie Meeker recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Senators. Abby Henne added seven points and 10 boards. Makayla Mathurn (5), Siobhan Davis (4), Haylee Allen (4), Natalie Apteker (2) and Juliana...
CHESHIRE — The Mahar girls’ basketball team overcame a fourth quarter collapse to earn a 81-74 victory over Mount Everett on Saturday. The Lady Senators (5-5) allowed 27 points in the fourth quarter as the Eagles overcame a nine-point deficit to force overtime. Mahar was able to come away with...
GROTON — U.S. Sports Camps Inc., based in San Rafael, Calif., will host two three-day football clinics for youths ages 11 to 18 in grades six through 12 on July 7, 8 and 9 at The Lawrence Academy. Applications are now being accepted for the 35th annual Northeast Quarterback/Receiver Clinic and...
Athol's Jessica Soucie fires a shot up during Friday night's loss to Frontier. The Raiders visit Easthampton on Thursday. Photo By Mike Phillips
CHESHIRE — The Athol High School girls’ basketball team was slow out of the starting blocks and couldn’t dig out of the hole in a 51-34 loss to Taconic on Saturday. The Lady Raiders (3-9) had a quick turnaround from Friday night’s loss to Frontier and found themselves in a 22-2 hole after one...
NORTHAMPTON — The Athol High School girls’ indoor track team split with Pioneer and Southwick on Friday night at Smith College. The Lady Raiders trumped Pioneer 55-31, but came up short in a 69-26 loss to the Rams. Athol had just 10 girls compete on the night, but got season-best performances...
NORTHAMPTON — The Athol boys’ got a night full of personal best marks to earn a 50-43 victory over Pioneer at Smith College, Friday night. The Raiders did fall to Southwick 59-35, however. “Almost every boy set some sort of personal best,” said Athol head coach David St. Jean. “It was impressive...

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