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 Athol's Dylan Castine goes for the tackle during the team's game against the Narragansett Warriors. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — One of the oldest rivalries will take center stage tonight at 7 p.m. between the Athol Red Raiders and Mahar Senators varsity football programs. “I think the Athol-Mahar rivalry is the best in Western Massachusetts personally,” said Red Raiders coach Bill LaRose. “I think it’s got a long...
Varsity field hockey Mahar 2 Athol 0 ATHOL — In a Mahar-Athol town rivalry, the Senators scored one goal in each half to come out on top 2-0 against the Red Raiders. Anna Wetherbee scored the first goal for the Senators, assisted by Hannah DuPont. The goal was Wetherbee’s third on the year....
BUCKLAND — With seven players putting the ball in the net, the Mahar middle school boys’ soccer team had their way with Mohawk middle school on Thursday afternoon, winning 10-3. Cole Johnson, Lucas Boucher and Jamison Baleno had two goals each in the win while Cameron Gadarowski, Michael Bourque...
ATHOL — In a pair of games on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon, the ARMS girls’ soccer team lost to Frontier 2-1 on Wednesday and tied Pioneer Valley Immersion School 0-0 on Thursday. Sammie Mailloux scored the game tying goal against Frontier with three minutes left in the game but...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Sean McVay walked into the postgame news conference and immediately asked, “Anyone have a beer?” He probably wasn’t the only person who wanted a drink after watching a surprisingly thrilling Thursday night shootout between his Rams and the San Francisco 49ers...
BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport....
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Stanley and Jordan Spieth got off to strong starts in the Tour Championship with entirely different goals in mind. Stanley ran off four straight birdies on the front nine, one of them from 40 feet, and then added two more late in his round on a steamy Thursday afternoon at...
 (AP) — In Boston, Kenny Agostino’s goal with 1:40 left in overtime lifted the Bruins to a win over the Flyers in preseason action. Paul Postma also scored for Boston, which received a 30-save performance from Tuukka Rask. Reserve goaltender Alex Lyon took the loss for Philadelphia, as he...
 Athol's Mercedez Young gives the ball a kick during the team's 1-0 loss to the Easthampton Eagles on Wednesday afternoon in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — There’s something to playing at home. The Athol varsity girls’ soccer team is 0-3 at home following their 1-0 loss to the Easthampton Eagles on Wednesday afternoon thanks to a first-half goal by Frances Powers, but is 2-1 on the road six games into the season. They’ve scored only one...
ATHOL — Athol’s Owen King, now of Franklin Pierce University, took home Collegiate Sprint Football League’s week one special teams player of the week. King completed a 30-yard field goal and all three of his extra point attempts in his team’s 24-21 win over Mansfield. King’s field goal was the...

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