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Car #12, driven by Cole Littlewood, grandson of Ernie and Sue Britt of Athol, finished 4th In the Super Stock race Saturday night at the Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH. Photo by Mike Phillips
WINCHESTER, N.H.—Monadnock Speedway was back in action this past Saturday night after taking a week off for the summer break with K&N Night. The NASCAR Whelen All American Series weekly divisions along with Young Guns competed in the Christmas in July event where fans and competitors donated...
ATHOL — In the Monty Tech summer basketball league, the fifth seed St. Bernard’s took down the fourth seed Oakmont while the third seeded Leominster defeated sixth seeded Monty Tech. The 11-0 regular season Mahar team will take on the 7-4 St. Bernard’s tonight at 5:30 p.m. in Fitchburg while 8-3...
ATHOL — Enver Softic’s 3 on 3 basketball season is set to begin on Wednesday with practice games underway prior to the season’s official start. The 3 on 3 league is a league for kids in grades 2-12. Practice games began on Monday with grades 2-6 starting at 8:30 a.m., grades 7-9 at 9:30 a.m. and...
Jordan Spieth of the United States putts to win the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Sunday. AP Photo/Dave Thompson
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan. The message: “You belong in that...
San Antonio police officers investigate the scene where eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case, Sunday, July 23, 2017, in San Antonio.  AP Photo/Eric Gay
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A man will be charged in federal court Monday following his arrest in the deaths of nine people whose “very hot” bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Texas parking lot alongside nearly 20 others who were still alive but in dire condition, federal prosecutors...
ATHOL — Everyone makes mistakes and this one might actually benefit the Mahar boys summer basketball team. Over the weekend, Monty Tech summer league officials sent out an email to all summer league coaches detailing that they made a mistake in the standings. The email noted that a forfeit...
ATHOL—The final score was not indicative of the Jimmy Fund tournament Open Chuck Stone LL team’s efforts on Sunday afternoon as the team fell to Leominster American 28-13 at James H. Salevan field. The two teams battled it out offensively with Chuck Stone leading after the first four innings,...
Mahar' Daesean Watson goes up for a rebound during the team's 55-32 win over Ayer on Thursday night in Fitchburg. The team finished in first place, giving them a first round bye in the playoffs set to begin on Monday. Mahar's first game will be on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — On Tuesday, the Mahar boys summer basketball team will begin their pursuit of becoming Monty Tech summer league champions. Their pursuit has become more than just the championship however, their pursuit has also become about finishing the summer season undefeated. After Mahar completed...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job. Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that the 24-year-old Bowman will replace one of the series’ biggest stars in the No. 88 car next season after Earnhardt retires. Bowman has big shoes to...
(AP) — The man whom Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi’s football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze’s stunning downfall. It was a recently filed civil lawsuit from Houston Nutt — who coached Ole Miss from 2008 to ‘11 — against the university that unearthed the phone records...

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