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BALDWINVILLE — The Narragansett Warriors varsity football team defeated Quaboag High School 44-6 on Friday night to improve to 2-0 on the year. Damian Comeau completed two touchdown passes to Antonio Stakley while Nick Leger intercepted a ball and returned it for the score. Jake Mott added two...
The teams from Athol High School, left, and Turners Falls High School faced off at Bourdeau Fields Complex in Turners Falls Friday night.Photo by Greg Vine
MONTAGUE — The Athol High School varsity football team hoped to erase memories of their 34-0 season-opening loss to the Narragansett Warriors with a win over Intercounty League North rival Turners Falls, but those hopes were dashed as Turners put together a balanced effort to beat the Red Raiders...
Marc Leishman watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Conway Farms Golf Club, Sunday in Lake Forest, Ill.  AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The clutch shots down the stretch in the BMW Championship belonged to everyone except the winner. Marc Leishman didn’t really need them. Staked to a five-shot lead, and determined to not let another FedEx Cup playoff event get away from him. Leishman never gave anyone...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper took swings during batting practice Sunday for the first time since hyperextending his left knee on Aug. 12. Harper previously had taken cuts in the batting cage, but was on the field before the Nationals’ series finale against the Los...
BOSTON (AP) — In some ways, they’re like typical college athletes. They’re on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they’re playing video games. Varsity gaming teams with all the trappings of sports teams are becoming...
Mahar's Sam Paul throws the ball while lineman Peter Tattan blocks during the team's game against Easthampton on Friday night in Orange. Easthampton won the game 52-0. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Easthampton Eagles had their way with the Mahar Senators, using six different players to score points in their 52-0 win on Friday night. “It was terrible, we played terribly, there was really nothing positive to come of it,” said Senators coach Chris Bailey, whose team fell to 0-2...
MONTAGUE — The Athol Red Raiders fell to 0-2 on the year after losing to Turners Falls 34-6 on Friday night. Three players ran for over 100 yards against the Red Raiders. They will look to bounce back at home next Friday against the Mahar Senators.
AMHERST — The Mahar girls’ varsity soccer team played to a 2-2 tie with Amherst High School on Friday afternoon. The Senators are now 3-0-1 on the year. Delaney Parker put the team up first with a goal assisted by Mollie Burke with 34:30 left in the first half. Jasmine McMickie tied it at one...
AMHERST — The Mahar girls’ JV soccer team took down Amherst High School on the road Friday afternoon by a score of 3-0. Madison Blattenberger put Mahar on the board 10 minutes into the first half. Micalyn Mailloux scored the second goal of the game off a breakaway. Mailloux scored the third goal...
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) runs the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday in Cincinnati. AP Photo/Gary Landers
CINCINNATI (AP) —Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown and led the Houston Texans’ depleted offense to a late clinching field goal in a 13-9 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. “I was just trying to make a play, I found a hole and broke away,” he said. Yes, it was that...

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