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Up 14-0, the Patriots look poised to put the Broncos loss in the rearview mirror. A rugby kick followed and all hell broke loose. Some have blamed Bill Belichick, saying the kick cost the Patriots the game. Sure, it gave Philly life, but there are so many plays still to come. The lesson?...
ATHOL — The Athol Area YMCA is seeking teams for its men’s 5-on-5 basketball league which starts on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The league is played on Wednesday nights with an 11-week regular season ending on April 6. Playoffs begin on April 13 with the championship game being played on April 27....
The Red Sox are having themselves an excellent offseason. Dave Dombrowski followed up the acquisition of Craig Kimbrel with the signing of David Price this week. Price fills a major hole as the unquestioned ace. Sure, it cost $217M to fill the void, but it’s not my money. The money has been...
 The Athol High School football team dominated rival Mahar en route to a 24-6 victory in the 80th annual Thanksgiving Day football game, Thursday. The Raiders dedicated their stout performance to late teammate Mark Brighenti Jr. whose "87" jersey is being held up in the front row.Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — An emotionally-charged Athol High School football team left the crowd in stunned silence following a 24-6 victory over Mahar in the 80th annual Thanksgiving Day football game, Thursday. The Raiders hoped to honor late teammate Mark Brighenti Jr. with a victory over their rivals. They...
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A quick look at the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day football games: Eagles at Lions (Pk) The Eagles appear to be a mess and the Lions are playing tough on defense. Mark Sanchez is likely to start again for Philly which means you should take Detroit. Lions 23-21. Panthers at Cowboys (Pk) Despite...
The Athol and Mahar football teams will do battle in the 80th annual Thanksgiving Day football game on Thursday. Posing with the trophies are, left to right, captains Clay Richardson, Malik Adams, Ryan Arsenault, Ryley Saisa and Nick Whelpley. Kickoff is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex in Orange.  Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — Mahar Regional School plays host to Athol High School, Thursday morning, as the rivals meet for the 80th renewal of the Thanksgiving Day football game. Kickoff is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex. The Senators enter the contest with a 7-3 record while the...
WESTFIELD — Jill Valley was recently named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the week. The junior guard is averaging 16.5 points per game through for games at Westifeld State University. Valley racked up 25 points and seven steals in victory over...
WESTFIELD — Former Turners Falls High School standout John Ollari was named to the 2015 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC), as voted on by the league’s coaches. Now a sophomore at Westfield State, Ollari made the team as a punter. He averaged 40.9 yards per punt with a...

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