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STERLING — On Friday, June 9, the North County fast pitch travel softball 14U and 12U teams captured championships in the 2017 Sterling Summer Slam Championship invitational tournament. The tournaments are sanctioned USA softball events. The North County team is comprised of local girls from Athol...
An inside shot of what the monster truck, Grave Digger, looks like on the inside of the car. Photo by Adam Lewis
ORANGE — Over 150 people showed up within the first hour and approximately 400 people showed up in all to see the Grave Digger outside of Pete’s Tire Barns Inc. at 275 East Main Street on June 12. Patrons of the monster truck had the opportunity to sit inside the truck and then enjoy various...
ATHOL — In a special event for the weekly Cruise Nite series at Market Basket in Athol, Paul Mennett of NESN and the magazine “Cruisin’ New England” will attend the event on Wednesday, June 14. Mennett will choose two participants to represent Market Basket in the top 100 Super Wheels Showdown at...
Pictured is Sportsman Modifieds winner Brian Chapin at Monadnock Speedway on Saturday. Photo courtesy of New England Graphix
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The New England Pro Four Modifieds and the open AC-style Late Model special joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action this past Saturday night in front of a large crowd. After a lot of recent rain, Mother Nature greeted race fans and teams with a beautiful day for...
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...

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