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At Monadnock Speedway on Saturday, Ben Byrne of Deerfield scored his second career win in the Sportsman Modifieds division. Photo courtesy of Chris Banks of New England Graphix
WINCHESTER, N.H. — This past Saturday, Monadnock Speedway held their second event of the season with temperatures well above what it was for their season opener a few weeks ago. The fans enjoyed racing action from the speedway’s regular NASCAR Whelen All American Racing Series divisions along with...
ORANGE — The Mahar varsity softball team was shut out 14-0 by Frontier on Monday. Frontier scored nine times in the fourth and fifth innings combined to put Mahar away. Mahar had only four hits on the day, with two being by Lani deDiego. “We hit the ball well, just seemed to be right at them...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School baseball team lost to Greenfield 6-2 on Monday. Liam O’Donnell pitched four innings, striking out three and allowing five walks, one hit and two unearned runs. Cole Johnson pitched the final three innings, recording one strikeout, allowing five walks, two hits...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team won a hard-fought 6-4 decision over Quabbin Regional on Monday in Barre. In a total team effort, the girls managed 12 hits led by Sadey Lehtomaki with three hits, Lexi Forte with two hits and Rozlyn Nelson (double). Lindsey Leblanc, Emma...
Athol's Robbie Nelson tags out Mahar's Zack Geyster in an attempt to steal second base in the top of the 6th inning of a matchup Friday in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Sam Paul twirled seven shutout innings to lead the Mahar varsity baseball team over rival Athol 3-0 on Friday. Paul was staked to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first as Zack Geyster belted a leadoff double and later scored on Miller Richardson’s sacrifice fly. The Senators would add...
ORANGE — The Mahar softball team bounced back on Friday with a 17-5 win over Smith Voke. Hannah Britt led the offense with five hits and four RBIs. Skylar Dodge also had a pair of hits with two RBIs. Megan Rich went the distance with a 10-strikeout performance. “The team was still a little...
ORANGE — The Mahar middle school baseball team lost to Athol 7-6 on Friday. Colin Boyle pitched five innings, allowing six hits, four walks and four runs, while striking out four. Jaden Softic came to the mound in relief and pitched the final two innings. He allowed no hits, four walks and...
ATHOL — In Chuck Stone Little League action, the VFW topped the American Legion 22-9 on Thursday. Trevor Bullock pitched well for the VFW in the win, striking out five batters. Jaxon Haggett had two hits and scored four runs in the game. Steven Mack and Aedan Erickson each added two hits in the...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team defeated Narragansett 18-6 on Saturday. The win came on strong pitching and a 13-hit attack. Kristina Sigurdsson led the way on the mound with six innings pitched, allowing four hits while striking out 14 and surrendering one walk for the...
ATHOL — The final results for recent meets for the Athol High School girls track team were Duggan 77, Athol 52 and Putnam 108, Athol 24. Mercedes Young placed first in both meets in the two-mile with a time of 16:49.9, which is her personal best this season. Young also got first in javelin...

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