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WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Valenti modified series returned to Monadnock Motor Speedway Saturday for the last time this season for a 100-lap contest to honoring the late racer Mario Fiore.  Starting with 24 cars on the track, the race saw multiple cautions and lead changes after the 60th lap leading...
ATHOL — Herrick’s Tavern and the Jerks clinched spots in the best-of-five championship series of the Bears Softball wooden bat league with victories on Wednesday night at Silver Lake Park. After splitting the first two games of its series with the Mercenaries, Herrick’s took the decisive Game 3...
After four-plus months of anticipation, Chris Bailey is ready to lead his first practice as head football coach at Mahar Regional High School. Hired to replace Greg Scotland (retired), Bailey officially takes the reins when the high school football season begins Friday. “I’m excited, obviously...
ATHOL — Athol Hospital’s Golf Classic, held on Aug. 10 at the Ellinwood Country Club, raised $42,000 which will help the hospital to move forward with the construction of a new emergency department and medical office building. Construction of the two buildings will address significant space...
ATHOL — Kevin Mack made it to his 20th hole to win the “Tombstone” golf tournament at Ellinwood Country Club, Sunday. The event allows players to add their handicap to the par-71. Once the player has reached their cumulative shot total, they placed their tombstone. Mack, a 9-handicap, carded a...
Shown are adult participants in the 28th annual Packard Heights Association Mini Triathlon.Photo by Joann Deacon
ORANGE — The mixed team of Kiah Swan, Joe Sumner and Dan Gullage (34:22) was the overall winner of the 28th annual Packard Heights Association Mini Triathlon, which was sponsored by Girardi Distributors and Ames Trophies. Deanna Deacon took the gold in the female individual division at 42:29;...
ATHOL — The Mahar 50-plus Club held a golf tournament to raise funds for the Orange Scholarship Fund at Ellinwood Country Club on Friday. For the most part, Mother Nature cooperated, and, although there were a couple of downpours, no one quit — they just waited out the rain. Winners were:...
ATHOL — Cara Cutter’s quartet took home the “Queen & Her Court” event at Ellinwood Country Club on Sunday. Cutter, her husband Ralph, Myron Holloway and Dick Armentrout joined forces for a net 114 to best the team of Muriel Holden, Jerry Godin, Nelson Leadbetter and Leon LeFebvre (116)....
ATHOL — Arthur Herk recorded his first career hole-in-one, Monday, at Ellinwood Country Club.  Herk aced the 140-yard, 14th hole when he plunked his 4-hybrid into the cup. The feat was witnessed by Tim King, Dana Tandy and Terry Parker Sr. The ace was the ninth recorded at the Pleasant Street...
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Superstock race at Monadnock Speedway race saw points leaders battling it out to keep their leads Saturday night. After starting in third after qualifying, Robert Hager (91) of Windsor, Vt., pushed his way into first after getting his first win of the season just two weeks...

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