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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said he told Baker the news via telephone Friday morning. Baker’s two-year deal with the club is expiring...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The score 28-3 will forever live in infamy for the Atlanta Falcons. For the New England Patriots it’s a shining symbol. That’s the 25-point deficit they overcame this past February on their way to posting the largest comeback win in Super Bowl history. In the first...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 21 points, Al Horford had 15 and the Boston Celtics won for the first time since losing Gordon Hayward, 102-92 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. The Celtics lost their first two games after Hayward went down in the opener with a mangled ankle...
Athol's Robbie Nelson (44) runs in the open field for a 61-yard touchdown during the second quarter of Friday night's matchup against the Greenfield Green Wave. Nelson ran for four touchdowns and 244 yards and the Red Raiders won 41-12. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Not even a brick wall could stop the Red Raiders’ run game. The team used eight different running backs to combine for 369 yards in their 41-12 commanding win over the Greenfield Green Wave on Friday night to improve to 2-5 on the season while dropping Greenfield to 3-3 on the year. “...
Athol's Hudson Carlson puts the ball in play following a ball hit out of bounds by Gardner during the first half of Friday's game in Gardner. Photo by Adam Lewis
GARDNER — It was a tough outcome for what looked like a promising game for the Athol varsity field hockey team, giving up three goals in both halves en route to a 6-1 loss to the Gardner Wildcats on Friday afternoon. Payton Fitzsimmons had three goals for the Wildcats — two in the first half and...
ATHOL — The Athol girl’s varsity volleyball team fell to the Easthampton Eagles in three sets, losing 25-20, 25-23 and 25-16 on Friday night at home. The Eagles improved to 10-3 with the win while the Red Raiders fell to 8-9. The Red Raiders must win two of their three remaining games to qualify...
Nick Casella runs the ball for the Red Raiders against the Easthampton Eagles back on Sept. 29. Casella returns to the lineup this week, which should help improve everyone around him, according to Red Raider coach Bill LaRose. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol Red Raiders have one task tonight against the Greenfield Green Wave: stop running back RJ Byrd, a powerhouse back averaging 6.9 yards per carry with nine touchdowns and 976 yards on the year. “I think that when our defense is on it’s one of the better defenses in the league. I...
ORANGE — The Mahar middle school girls’ soccer team defeated Greenfield 4-0 on Thursday afternoon to complete their undefeated season. The team finished with a perfect 9-0 record. “The girls performed consistently throughout the season and have great attitudes,” said Mahar coach Jill Ninteau. “...
The following are the most recent results from the Athol Soccer Club: Gardner 6 Athol 5 (Girls Grades 3 & 4) Down 4-0, the Athol girls found a way to come back and tie the game at five. With two minutes left in the second half, Gardner scored the deciding goal for the win. Athol (A) 3...
BELCHERTOWN — The Athol Red Raiders’ field hockey team was looking to avenge a controversial call that led to a 1-1 tie with the Belchertown Orioles back on Sept. 20. Unfortunately, the Orioles used two first-half goals to propel themselves to a 2-1 win over the Red Raiders on Thursday afternoon...

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