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Mahar's Hannah Paul (left) gives the ball a kick while Gateway's Angela Wright (right) keeps a defensive eye on the ball. Paul put the team up 2-0 on a direct kick in the second half during Monday's game in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The game plan for the Mahar girls’ soccer team was simpler than the execution. They were to shut down No. 20 Gateway’s all-western Jessica Van Heynigan, who has 67 career goals and has contributed all of the team’s offensive production so far this season. They played with at least one...
ATHOL — Angel Castillo scored the team’s only goal for ARMS’s boys’ soccer team in their 6-1 loss to the Narragansett Warriors on Monday afternoon. Gabe Gois had the assist on Castillo’s goal. Their next game is at home on Thursday against Four Rivers Charter School.
Joel Monahan of Whately waves the flag after winning his featured event at Monadnock Speedway over the weekend. Courtesy Photo
WINCHESTER, N.H. — This past Saturday the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series took to the track for the Whelen Night races at Monadnock Speedway. The Mini Stocks ran an extra distance, $500 special event. The New England Pro Four Modifieds also held their 35-lap, Paul Roach Memorial race. This week’...
Girls Volleyball Mahar 3 Duggan 0 The Senators (2-1) took down Duggan High School (0-2) in three easy sets: 25-12, 25-10 and then 25-4. The team combined for 37 aces, 13 from Sophia Smith and 10 from Aria Flematti. Lauren Henne added five aces while Maeve Powell added four. Ava Santana and...
Los Angeles Chargers kicker Younghoe Koo (9) attempts a game-tying field goal attempt against the Denver Broncos in Denver. The kick was blocked and the Broncos won 24-21. AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
DENVER (AP) — The rookie head coach iced the rookie kicker. Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo’s 44-yard game-tying field goal try with a second left and the Denver Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday night. “It was a little too...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are replacing their artificial turf field after just one regular-season game because of what some players said was a surface with too much give. Since it was installed in May, the field also has been used by the New England Revolution. “While...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Bradford set the NFL record for completion percentage for Minnesota last season, his accuracy aided by the volume of short passes under heavy pressure. With protection from the rush, he showed Monday night he can throw the ball down the field with the best of them....
NEW YORK (AP) — Accustomed to entering in the ninth inning, David Robertson heard the bullpen phone ring in the fourth and knew he might be replacing CC Sabathia. An accomplished closer with 132 saves, Robertson relieved in the fifth and pitched a career-long 2 2/3 innings that helped the New...
Athol's Robbie Nelson puts his hands up for the ball during the team's game against the Narragansett Warriors on Friday night in Athol. The Red Raiders lost 34-0 and gave up 368 total yards on defense.Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — It was a tough opening night for high school football on Friday night as the Athol Red Raiders lost 34-0 to the Narragansett Warriors and the Mahar Senators lost 24-8 to the Greenfield Green Wave. Here is a look at inside the numbers for both teams: Offense The Red Raiders had trouble...
Tampa Bay Rays' Brad Miller, left, tries to tag Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt, right, as Holt steals second base in the second inning of Sunday's game in Boston. AP Photo/Steven Senne
BOSTON (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash went to check his phone for Hurricane Irma news as soon as he reached his office after the final out. Wilson Ramos stood at his locker and wanted to show reporters a video on his iPhone of heavy winds swaying palm trees that a friend watching his...

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