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Rotary pitcher Branden Engelke-Aiken gets set for the pitch in the top of the third inning. Engelke-Aiken struck out two and only allowed three hits in Rotary's 14-3 win over the Legion.Photo by Adam Lewis
ATHOL — In a game that started in the bright sun and ended in thunder and lightning, Rotary defeated the Legion 14-3 in three innings yesterday, May 31. The game was called after two Legion at-bats in the top of the third inning. The Rotary bats were alive in the bottom of the second inning,...
Adam Gray in the 97 car won the ACT Type Late Model Open Race over the weekend at Monadnock Speedway. Photo courtesy of New England Graphix
WINCHESTER, N.H. — On Memorial Day weekend, Monadnock Speedway fans were treated to a full card of racing action featuring every division of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, plus the Great School Bus Race (2016 edition), spectator races, and the ACT Type Late Model Open Race. Tyler Leary and...
Julian Smith hits a pop fly to left field to drive in one run in the top of the first, making it 5-0 Lions. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — In a Chuck Stone Little League matchup, the Lions defeated Rotary 11-1 in six innings on Tuesday night. Pitcher Connor Mahony led the way for the Lions pitching five innings giving up zero runs and only one hit while walking three and striking out 11. Mahony walked the first batter he...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School baseball team defeated Narragansett Middle School 11-10 on Tuesday. Mahar finished the season with an 8-6 record following the win. Matthew Lyesiuk pitched six strong innings for Mahar. In the win, he struck out seven batters while only allowing one earned run...
ORANGE —The Mahar Regional High School varsity baseball team earned the 10-seed in the Western Mass. Division III, MIAA tournament. The team will travel to #7 Palmer High School on Thursday, June 1, for a 3:30 p.m. start time. Mahar enters the tournament with a 10-10 (6-4 league) record. Palmer...
ATHOL ­— The Athol High School varsity softball team found out their fate yesterday in the Western Mass. Division III, MIAA tournament. The team earned the fifth seed in the tournament. They will host #12 Hoosac Valley on Thursday, June 1, at 4 p.m., at Athol High School. Hoosac Valley comes to...
WESTFIELD — The Mahar Regional High School boys’ track team finished in seventh place at the Western/Central Mass. division two championship at Westfield State University on Saturday, May 27. The team also finished in third place in Western Mass behind Monson High School and Southwick Regional...
SHELBURNE FALLS—The Mohawk Trail Regional High School varsity baseball team took down Mahar Regional High School 5-0 on Saturday, May 27. Mahar fell to 10-10 (6-4 league) following the loss. Mohawk scored one run in the bottom of the first inning, one in the third, two in the fourth and one in...
Wednesday 5/24 Lions 9, Rotary 8 The Rotary mounted an exciting comeback in the 6th inning highlighted by a deep 2-run blast by Logan Hume, but fell 1 run short in a 9-8 loss to the Lions Wednesday evening. The Lions were led by Deavin McGivern who also went deep in the contest with a 2-run...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team was rained out on Friday afternoon. The team finished with a perfect 18-0 record due to the rain out. “This was a total team effort, a big thank you to all the families for all their support,” said ARMS coach Bruce Hazen. “These girls...

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