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EASTHAMPTON — The Athol High School girls’ basketball team applied the pressure and Easthampton never stood a chance. The Lady Raiders (9-8, 5-1 North) stayed atop the Franklin North and moved within one win of clinching a tournament berth with a 47-11 victory over the Eagles, Friday night. The...
Athol's Bryce Melanson controls the ball as a Narragansett defender climbs over the top during Friday night's basketball contest in Baldwinville. The Warriors handed the Raiders their third loss in as many nights, 74-46. Photo By Mike Phillips
BALDWINVILLE — The woes of the Athol High School boys’ basketball team continued Friday night as the Raiders fell for the third straight night, this time a 74-46 decision against Narragansett. Tyler St. Cyr led the Raiders with 17 points. Jordan Hayes added seven. Evan Saisa and Isaac Raulston...
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team has forfeited two of its three wins due to use of an ineligible player. Athol High School Athletic Director David P. King confirmed this morning that Murdock and Greenfield high schools have been notified of the forfeitures. The Raiders...
ATHOL — Pioneer pumped in 54 first half points and coasted to the finish line on their way to a 79-45 victory over Athol High School, Thursday. The Panthers led 31-9 after a quarter and 54-17 at the half. Tyler Martin led the effort with 23 points while Brad Hastings netted 20. Tyler Lajoie...
HATFIELD — A dominant second half helped the Mahar boys’ basketball team to a 73-44 defeat of Smith Academy. The Senators were clinging to a 29-27 lead at the half before unloading on the Falcons after the break. Mahar won the third quarter by an 18-3 margin before pumping in 26 points in the...
Athol High School's Merrick Decker, top, controls Mahar's Todd Chiasson during a recent match in Orange. Decker will be aiming for his third WMass title at Saturday's Division III championships held at Southwick High School. Decker, a junior, is the top overall seed at 120 pounds. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTHWICK — The local wrestling scene moves to Southwick High School for the WMass Division III championships, Saturday. Both Athol and Mahar will battle for WMass supremacy with the Raiders entering a pair of number one seeds in junior Merrick Decker (120 pounds) and sophomore Ryan White (126...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Veteran Patrice Bergeron wanted the Boston Bruins to show some fight after a recent blowout loss. The assistant captain led by example on Thursday night. Bergeron scored twice and got in his second career regular-season NHL fight to spark Bruins over the Winnipeg Jets 6...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren’t calling for him, and he knew it. His partner in the AT...
TORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn’t the only currency that he needed to exchange. Anthony was a star in college at mighty UNLV and went to the NBA to play for the Knicks, who took a back seat to nobody...
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he’s with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn’t expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. During Dombrowski’s 13 1/2 seasons as Detroit’s GM, the pair made several notable swaps. Cashman obtained outfielder Curtis Granderson...

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