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Athol High School's Justin Blake goes up for the ball during a volleyball match against Belchertown on Wednesday. Athol won 3-0 and took over sole possession of first place in the East League. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys volleyball team (7-7) moved into sole possession of first place in the East League with a 3-0 win over Belchertown on Wednesday. Set scores were 25-17, 25-19 and 30-28. “Sets two and three were tightly contested,” said Coach Sean MacDonald. “Belchertown...
Athol High School's Hope Parker tags out a runner at third on a delayed steal for the second out in the top of fourth inning of a softball game against Greenfield on Wednesday. Athol won 10-6.Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School varsity softball team beat Greenfield 10-6 Wednesday.  Jessica Soucie picked up her 40th varsity win with six strikeouts, six walks and seven hits. Olivia Joy took the loss for Greenfield with four strikeouts, one walk and 13 hits. After a scoreless first inning,...
LEOMINSTER — On Monday, June 12, at 1 p.m., Montachusett Home Care Corporation, of Leominster, will be hosting its 18th annual Golf Classic at the Oak Hill Country Club, 840 Oak Hill Rd., Fitchburg. All proceeds from the tournament will be earmarked for MHCC’s volunteer programs, which include...
ORANGE — The Mahar varsity softball team fell to Pioneer 5-2 on Wednesday. Alexis Vergobbe hit a gap shot in the open field for a home run in the bottom of the sixth to break the tie in a 2-2 game. Pioneer would add two more in the frame to put it away. Mahar was down 2-0 until the fourth when...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team moved their record to 7-0 with a hard fought 6-1 victory over Greenfield on Wednesday. Athol used four hits and five walks to get the job done. Reily Polana brought in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning following doubles by Lindsey...
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys track team was defeated by Frontier by a score of 121-23 on Wednesday. Excelling for Athol were Mason Barrieau who took first place in the triple jump (35 feet, 10 1/2 inches), first place in the long jump (16 feet, 11 3/4 inches), and first place in the 110m...
NORTHFIELD — Left-hander Jake Hubbard kept Athol High School at bay and the Pioneer bats exploded for a six-run, two-out rally in the bottom of the fifth to blow things open in an 11-0 victory, Tuesday. Hubbard surrendered just four hits and did not issue a walk in the complete-game win. He...
ATHOL — The Athol High School girls track team took on Pioneer on Tuesday and lost 73-68. In shot put, the Lady Raiders won all nine points with Autumn McKnight getting first, Krystina Barber getting second and Kirsten Newell getting third. Newell also took first in discus and McKnight came in...
Athol High School's Josh Herk makes play while teammate Justin Blake looks on during a volleyball game against Putnam on Monday.Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys volleyball team downed Putnam 3-1 on Monday to take the lead in the PVIAC East Division. The Red Raiders improved to 6-7 with scores of 25-23, 25-18, 19-25 and 25-18. Standout players included Josh Herk (13 kills, 25 digs), Justin Blake (22 kills, 19 digs),...
 Athol High School's Destiny Ricko slides in safe at home during the bottom of the third inning of a softball game against Hopkins Academy on Monday. The play put the score at 7-4 Athol.Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School varsity softball team mercied Hopkins Academy 23-11 in six innings on Monday. Jessica Soucie pitched in relief and picked up the win with four strike outs, allowing six walks and five hits.  Haley Bigwood started on the mound and pitched two complete innings with...

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