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NORTHAMPTON — The Athol High School boys’ track team was swept by Pope Francis and Greenfield at Smith College, Tuesday. The Raiders fell just shy against Greenfield (48-47) and fell to Pope Francis 54-40. Here’s a look at the results of each meet: Greenfield 48, Athol 47 The Raiders were...
Athol High School's Evan Saisa goes in for a layup during Monday night's basketball contest in Athol. The Raiders fell to visiting Hopkins Academy 81-29. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team suffered its third consecutive loss, Monday night, as visiting Hopkins Academy rolled to an 81-29 victory. The Golden Hawks (9-0) jumped on top with a 29-point first quarter and led 47-19 at the half. Sami Roe led the victors with 20 points....
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) calls to a teammate from the sideline in the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Saturday, in Foxborough, Mass. AP Photo/Elise Amendola
As a 24-year-old in 2001, his second NFL season, Tom Brady stepped in when Drew Bledsoe was injured and led the New England Patriots into the playoffs. When he arrived in Pittsburgh to play the Steelers in the AFC championship game, Brady couldn’t believe he was there. “Fifteen years later, to...
Dallas Mavericks guard Deron Williams (8) defends as Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) controls the ball during overtime of an NBA basketball game, Monday, in Dallas. Dallas won 118-113. AP Photo/Sharon Ellman
DALLAS (AP) — Thirty-seven-year-old Dirk Nowitzki said he was tired late in the Dallas Mavericks’ 118-113 overtime win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night after the pesky, young Celtics turned a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit into a six-point lead. “I just dug deep,” said Nowitzki, who tied...
Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, right, loses the ball while driving to the basket between Iowa State's Monte Morris, left, and Matt Thomas (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones upset the top-ranked Sooners 82-77. AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Another No. 1 team came to the state of Iowa. Another No. 1 team left with a loss. Georges Niang scored 22 points, Monte Morris added 20 and No. 19 Iowa State beat top-ranked Oklahoma 82-77 on Monday night, its first win over a No. 1 team since toppling Wilt Chamberlain’s...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos don’t get tight when their games get that way. Their 23-16 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday was their 10th by seven points or fewer, tying the 1978 Houston Oilers for most such triumphs in a single season in NFL history. With 14 of their games going down...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 35 points in three quarters, Andre Iguodala added 20 and the Golden State Warriors returned to the floor where they won the NBA championship last season and embarrassed the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-98 on Monday night. The Warriors built a 30-point lead in the...
ORANGE — The Mahar wrestling team split a tri-meet with Northbridge and West Springfield on Saturday. The Senators defeated Northbridge 58-12, but fell to WestSide 66-10. Mahar 58, Northbridge 12 Matt Maillet (170) recorded the only pin for the Senators as he defeated Russell Burns in 1:31....
ORANGE — The Orange Recreation Association is currently taking registrations for its boys’ basketball program. All boys in grades 4-7 are eligible for the program which begins with a group practice at Fisher Hill School on Tuesday. This is an instructional league under the direction of Helene...
ATHOL — Saturday’s boys’ basketball contest between Athol High School and Hopkins Academy was postponed due to travel concerns by the Golden Hawks. The game will be made up tonight with the junior varsity contest at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity contest to follow at 7 p.m. Hopkins comes to town...

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