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ATHOL — It’s been consistent progress for the rebuilding Athol varsity field hockey team. A team that has made progress every game played to a 1-1 tie against the visiting Belchertown Orioles on Wednesday afternoon. After playing the team’s first game in net, Hudson Carlson switched to playing...
ORANGE — The Mahar varsity field hockey team was relentless on Wednesday night against the Palmer Panthers, putting 21 shots on net. Aileen Fitzgerald was at the front of the attack, scoring four goals throughout the game, giving her five total on the season. Anna Wetherbee was the other Senator...
ORANGE — The Mahar Boosters announced that they will be hosting their third annual golf tournament in support of Mahar Athletics. The event will take place on Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. at Ellinwood Country Club in Athol. The event will be $60 for members and $80 for non-members with all proceeds going...
New York Red Bulls defender Kemar Lawrence (92) lands on Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza during the first half in the final of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament in Kansas City, Kan. on Wednesday. AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Latif Blessing hoisted the U.S. Open Cup as high as he possibly could, which meant the bottom of the silver trophy just about scraped the ground as he pranced around the field. Short jokes aside, he played plenty big Wednesday night. The 5-foot-3 dynamo scored midway...
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (pictured) reached the 300 strikeout mark on his very last pitch in the team's 9-0 win against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night in Baltimore. Sale pitched eight innings, giving up zero runs on four hits while walking none. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale was at his very best — right down to his momentous last pitch — in another meaningful victory for the Boston Red Sox. Sale struck out 13 to become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and the Red Sox clinched a playoff berth hours after beating the...
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola performs field drills during an NFL football practice, Wednesday in Foxborough, Mass. AP Photo/Steven Senne
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots appear to be getting healthier as they head toward Sunday’s home game against the Houston Texans. Dont’a Hightower (knee) and Danny Amendola (concussion, knee), who both missed Sunday’s win at New Orleans, and Philip Dorsett (knee), Chris Hogan (...
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius took away one of Derek Jeter’s titles. Jeter always will be remembered for leading the Yankees to five World Series championships. In his third season as Jeter’s replacement, Sir Didi surpassed his predecessor for the most home runs by a Yankees shortstop in a...
HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt brushed off the fact that he’ll be playing against the New England Patriots on Sunday with a broken left ring finger. “It’s not going to bother me too much. It’s broken but not bad,” he said wiggling the bandaged digit. “It’s just a finger, if it was anything else it...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing will return to a two-car team in the IndyCar Series next season in a business decision the team owner said led to layoffs. “With news like this comes contraction and as such we had to let a number of good people go,” Ganassi said Wednesday. “The decision...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has not been cleared for 5-on-5 drills and the team will take a cautious approach in his return from his injured left knee. Embiid’s career has been riddled with injuries dating to his college career at Kansas and all three seasons with...

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