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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When North Dakota State announced in August it would boost its athletic scholarships to cover expenses beyond traditional tuition, board and books, it sent shivers through the so-called second tier of college sports. Stipends were supposed to be the domain of the biggest...
 Athol High School's Emily Casella inked her National Letter of Intent to attend Assumption College as a member of the track and field program Thursday morning. Casella signed the letter in front of family, friends and school officials in Mallet Gymnasium. Front, left to right -- Darlene Goldthwaite, Emily Casella, Ruth Robertson. Back -- Scott Goldthwaite, Chris Casella, Nick Casella and Irene Inniss. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — Athol High School senior Emily Casella committed to Assumption College on Thursday morning. The three-sport star inked her National Letter of Intent to become a part of the Greyhounds’ track and field program. Casella owns the Athol High School record in the shot put with a mark of 39-...
ATHOL — Youth basketball registration is currently ongoing at the Athol Area YMCA. A skills day will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21. Grades 5-8 start at 8:30 a.m. with grades 3-4 to follow at 10 a.m. League play will begin on Saturday, Dec. 5. Skills and drills is open for preschool-aged players...
I spent much of the fall building up the Mahar field hockey team as a WMass title contender. After years of playing in the Division I tournament due to a number of boys playing on the team, the Senators were set to compete in Division II tournament this year. The only problem is they didn’t make...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is “progression nicely” through the NFL concussion protocol. Bridgewater was knocked out of the game against St. Louis on Sunday by a hit to the head from Rams defensive back Lamarcus Joyner. Zimmer...
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will be placed on injured reserve after doctors advised him that it was unsafe for him to return from right hip surgery. The 30-year-old Pitta said Wednesday that he will continue to rehabilitate his injured hip with hopes of playing next...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — James Starks is now the Green Bay Packers’ top running back, replacing the slumping Eddie Lacy. Coach Mike McCarthy said before practice on Wednesday that Starks is the team’s “No. 1 back right now” entering this weekend’s game against Detroit. McCarthy says the team...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If there is a mismatch in the NFL this week, it’s the New York Giants defense against Tom Brady and the undefeated New England Patriots. It’s the well-oiled offensive machine against a banged-up defense that is ranked 32nd overall. How bad can it get? Less than two...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns starting quarterback Josh McCown will be limited in practice with injured ribs but could still play Sunday in Pittsburgh. Coach Mike Pettine said McCown threw some passes on Tuesday and has made progress from the injury sustained on Nov. 1 against Arizona. McCown was...
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte practiced Wednesday on a limited basis after being sidelined by a knee injury. Forte sat out Monday’s 22-19 win at San Diego because of a right knee injury he suffered against Minnesota the previous week. Coach John Fox says Forte...

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