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V.F.W.'s Stephen Mack slides in safely under the tag from Rotary's pitcher Logan Hume to put his team up 6-5 in the bottom of the fourth inning. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — V.F.W.’s Camdyn Belliveau slid under the tag on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning to advance his team past Rotary 10-9 in the Chuck Stone Little League playoffs on Saturday, June 3. V.F.W. advances to play the Lions in a best of three series with game one scheduled for...
Lions pitcher Deavin McGivern throws a pitch in the top of the third. McGivern struck out 12 batters and earned the win for the Lions Picture by Adam Lewis
ATHOL — In a Chuck Stone Little League playoff game between the Lions and the Legion, the Lions were able to hold off a sixth inning rally to win 9-6 on Saturday. The Lions move on to face V.F.W. in the best of three championship series. Relief Pitcher David Johnson came into the sixth inning...
 The Mahar 4x400 team poses for a picture following their 3:32:33 finish at last weekend’s meet. Their 3:32:33 finish broke the school record. Left to right — Ash Shaw, Aaron Hendry, Hugo Frost, Sebastian Shaw.Photo by Kyle Magoffin
ORANGE — For the Mahar Regional High School 4x400 team, the day they have all been waiting for all year has finally come. The quartet of Hugo Frost, Aaron Hendry, Sebastian Shaw and Ash Shaw will compete today in the MIAA sanctioned all-state meet at 3 p.m., at Bridgewater State University. “A...
The Athol High School softball team will take on Greenfield High School on Monday in a MIAA West Division III tournament game at 6 p.m. The teams split in the two regular season matchups, Athol taking game one 10-6 and Greenfield taking the second game 3-0. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — When the Athol High School softball team completed their 13-0 win against Hoosac Valley on Thursday afternoon, the team did not know their opponent in the second round of the MIAA West Division III tournament. They had a feeling it was going to be Greenfield and by Thursday night, it was...
Jess Soucie hits the ball to center field for a double, driving in two runs to make the score 13-0 and ending the game on a mercy rule in the bottom of the 6th inning. Soucie went 1-1 at the plate with four walks and two runs. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — After several days of poor weather, Thursday was a great day for some softball. For the Athol High School softball team, it was a great game as well. With everyone pitching in at the plate, the #5 Red Raiders defeated the #12 Hoosac Valley Hurricanes 13-0 in the MIAA West Division III...
ATHOL — With the cancellation of Thursday night’s Chuck Stone Little League game between V.F.W. and the Legion, the final standings are set. The final standings are as followed: • Lions 12-0. • V.F.W. 7-5. • Rotary 5-7. • Legion 0-12. Playoffs are scheduled to start this Saturday, June 3...
GREENFIELD — The Greenfield High School softball team defeated Franklin Tech 15-0 on Thursday to advance in the MIAA West Division III tournament. Greenfield is set to take on Athol High School in Greenfield on Monday, June 5, at 6 p.m. Greenfield pitcher Olivia Joy pitched a perfect game in the...
PALMER—In the MIAA West Division III baseball tournament, the Mahar Regional Senators lost to the Palmer High Panthers 6-3 on Thursday. Mahar was the 10th seed while Palmer came into the tournament as the seventh seed. The Panthers scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. The...
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...

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