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Athol High School’s Gage Wood (36) reaches for a throw as Belchertown’s Johnny Camerota is thrown out at first base during Friday’s baseball contest in Athol. The Orioles eliminated the Raiders from postseason contention with a 7-1 victory. Photo By Katie Richard
ATHOL — Belchertown High School scored five times in the final two innings to put away Athol High School in a 7-1 victory on Friday. The Raiders, who were playing to keep their tournament hopes alive, gave the Orioles (11-4) all they could handle for five innings before succumbing down the...
ATHOL — The Athol High School softball team stayed hot in a 10-3 defeat of Hopkins Academy on Thursday.  The win was the fourth straight for the Raiders (6-9) who have scored 63 runs during the stretch. Ana Ricko led the attack with three hits and two RBI. Kayla Robideau and Amber Mahony added...
Athol's Tyler Lajoie tips the volleyball around the block of a Chicopee defender during Thursday's volleyball match in Athol. The Raiders won in four sets. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys’ volleyball celebrated “Senior Night” with a 25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 25-18 defeat of Chicopee on Thursday. Raider Nation bid adieu to seniors Allen Clair, Xavier Santana, Lorenzo Carra, Zack Roberts, Carter Amadon, Tyler Lajoie, Nelson Leadbetter and Ryan Whelpley...
EASTHAMPTON — Easthampton High School scored four times in the sixth and the Mahar baseball team was pushed to the brink of postseason elimination following a 7-3 loss to the Eagles on Thursday. The Senators (7-10) looked positioned for a postseason appearance just 10 days ago. A 13-2 loss to...
ORANGE — The Mahar softball team committed eight errors and Frontier Regional took full advantage in a 15-0 victory on Thursday. Natalie Denkiewicz led the way for the Red Hawks as she collected three hits, drove in five runs and scored three times. Lexa Boyden added two hits and a pair of RBI....
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School baseball team defeated Eaglebrook 8-4 on Thursday. Charlie Barnes fanned 12 and walked one in a complete-game win. He surrendered five hits. Matthew Lyesiuk led the Mahar offense with three hits and four RBI. Cam Hebert added a pair of hits. Riley Drew, Garret...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Kevin Harvick to a long-term contract extension, ending speculation that the 2014 Sprint Cup champion wanted to leave. The team announced the signing on Thursday, two days after Harvick sniped on social media about the gossip suggesting he...
ATHOL — Ellinwood Country Club is seeking teams for its annual Memorial Day Round Robin golf tournament. The flighted event consists of three nine-hole matches on Saturday, May 28, and a pair of nine-hole matches on Sunday, May 29. For more information, contact the Pro Shop at 978-249-7460.
ATHOL — Ron Raymond aced the par-3, 162-yard, 12th hole at Ellinwood Country Club on Wednesday. The feat was witnessed by Mike King and Dave Boudreau and was the first hole-in-one of the season at Ellinwood.
SPRINGFIELD — The Athol boys’ volleyball team dropped a 25-22, 25-21, 25-23 decision to Central on Wednesday. The Eagles rolled over the Raiders earlier this season (25-18, 25-16, 25-22), but the local boys hung tough this time around. “The first time we faced them, they complete massacred us...

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