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Athol's Hayden Herk points to the sky after following through on the team's only goal of the night in their 4-1 loss to Hopkins Academy on Tuesday night in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol boys’ varsity soccer team knows the type of game they want to play. Keep it skilled and beat them defensively. But over the course of the game Tuesday night against Hopkins Academy, the Golden Hawks knew they had to force the Red Raiders into something they didn’t want to do....
Varsity boys soccer Mahar 1 Smith 0 HATFIELD — After playing midfield for the first half, Jack Temple moved up to forward and scored the only goal the Senators would need from 18 yards out to take down Smith Academy on Tuesday afternoon to improve to 5-1 on the year and 5-0 in the McGrath...
MONTAGUE — Cameron Gadarowski scored the game winning goal for the Mahar Senators middle school boys’ soccer team with less than one minute left in the game to defeat Turners Falls 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon. Cole Johnson added one goal and two assists for the Senators while Liam O’Donnell...
Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon, right, is greeted by Kansas City Royals' Drew Butera after hitting a home run. Gordon broke the MLB single-season home run record, hitting the 5,694th home run on the year for Major League Baseball. AP Photo/Phil Long
TORONTO (AP) — Kansas City’s Alex Gordon broke Major League Baseball’s season home run record with 12 days to spare, hitting the 5,694th long ball of 2017 on Tuesday night. Gordon’s home run off Toronto reliever Ryan Tepera broke a mark set in 2000 at the height of the Steroids Era. The drive,...
Boston Red Sox outfielders Jackie Bradley Jr., from left, Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts celebrate with teammate Xander Bogaerts after winning 1-0 in 11 innings on Tuesday night aginst the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
BALTIMORE (AP) — Though they rank last in the AL in home runs, the Boston Red Sox have found plenty of other ways to win — especially in extra innings. Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the game’s lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning, and Boston used six pitchers to silence the...
ATLANTA (AP) — The tournament that Tiger Woods launched 10 years ago remained on next season’s PGA Tour schedule. Still to be determined is where — and if — it is held. Quicken Loans has not renewed as title sponsor, and the PGA Tour felt it had no choice but to opt out of its contract to play...
ATLANTA (AP) — Dustin Johnson had a chance to win $10 million while sitting in front of a television. For all the drama the final day of the FedEx Cup can provide, it must have been just as entertaining inside the clubhouse at East Lake last year. Johnson was the No. 1 seed and had squandered...
(AP) — Brian Boyle hopes to play hockey again soon after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the New Jersey Devils’ team doctor said can largely be treated with medication. The 32-year-old forward was diagnosed with CML after bloodwork showed...
Mahar's Delaney Parker tries to kick the ball away from Golden Hawk goalie Miranda Pitta while Gabby Palmisano (10) helps out and Margaret Michalak (15) looks on during the first half of the matchup between the two schools on Monday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar girls’ varsity soccer team had several chances in the late parts of the second half in their game Monday night against the Hopkins Golden Hawks but couldn’t put the ball in the net as the two played to a 0-0 tie. In the last minute of play, the Senators’ Hannah Paul gathered...
Todd Patnode and his No. 71 car following his win at Monadnock Speedway. Photo courtesy of New England Graphix
WINCHESTER, N.H. — The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series held their last points race of the season Saturday night. The EXIT Realty Modified Touring Series joined the racing action as well. Before the racing action got under way an announcement was made about the tragic passing of NASCAR Whelen...

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