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Athol catcher Brej Geise frames a pitch as home plate umpire Gregg Polana looks on during Monday’s softball contest in Athol. The Raiders fell to Monson 8-0. Photo By Katie Richard
ATHOL — The Athol offense stayed silent as Monson’s Carly Zielinski recorded 11 strikeouts in an 8-0 defeat of the Athol High School softball team, Monday. Kayla Robideau blasted a triple in the sixth inning to end Zielinksi’s no-hit bid. It was Athol’s lone hit on the day. Zielinski reached...
NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game “Deflategate” suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S....
ATLANTA (AP) — At this stage of an NBA playoff series, there’s not much need for extra film work, no point in making any big adjustments. When two teams are tied heading into their fifth meeting in less than two weeks, familiarity is not an issue. “We know what they’re trying to do and they...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away after Chris Paul left with a broken bone in his right hand, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 98-84 on Monday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece. Paul departed...
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello (22) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, in Atlanta. Porcello improved to 4-0 as the Red Sox earned a 1-0 victory over the Braves. AP Photo/John Bazemore
ATLANTA (AP) — Rick Porcello found the right arm slot in spring training. He hasn’t lost since. Porcello combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit his first homer and the Boston Red Sox shut out Atlanta 1-0 on Monday night, giving the punchless Braves their sixth...
ATHOL — The Cubs, No Glove No Love and The Blind Pig earned victories on opening night on the Bears Softball COED League, Friday night, at Silver Lake Park. Cubs 16, Scoregasms 11 Garrett Hall and Julia Salmond collected four hits apiece to lead the Cubbies to victory. Mike Murphy, Dakota...
EAST LONGMEADOW — The Athol High School boys’ volleyball team defeated East Longmeadow in four sets Friday, 25-23, 25-17, 23-25, 25-19. Carter Amadon led the attack with 28 kills. Tyler Lajoie added 16 kills and 26 assists. Lorenzo Carra added 20 assists to go with three kills, three blocks...
ATHOL — The Athol softball team suffered a 19-0 loss to Northampton on Friday. Senior Kayla Robideau had the only hit for Athol as Anna Kerwood mowed down the Athol lineup. Kerwood fanned five and walked one in the five-inning, mercy-rule shortened contest. Zoe Driscoll, Aaliyah Lopez and Anna...
NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares tied it in the final minute of regulation and scored the winner at 10:41 of the second overtime, leading the New York Islanders past the Florida Panthers 2-1 Sunday night and into the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 1993. Tavares skated in and...
Charley Hoffman celebrates after making a birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the Texas Open golf tournament, Sunday, in San Antonio. AP Photo/Eric Gay
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charley Hoffman made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory. The 39-year-old Hoffman closed with a 3-under 69 at TPC San Antonio for a one-stroke victory over Patrick Reed. Hoffman finished at 12-under 276...

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