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ATHOL — Everyone makes mistakes and this one might actually benefit the Mahar boys summer basketball team. Over the weekend, Monty Tech summer league officials sent out an email to all summer league coaches detailing that they made a mistake in the standings. The email noted that a forfeit...
ATHOL—The final score was not indicative of the Jimmy Fund tournament Open Chuck Stone LL team’s efforts on Sunday afternoon as the team fell to Leominster American 28-13 at James H. Salevan field. The two teams battled it out offensively with Chuck Stone leading after the first four innings,...
Mahar' Daesean Watson goes up for a rebound during the team's 55-32 win over Ayer on Thursday night in Fitchburg. The team finished in first place, giving them a first round bye in the playoffs set to begin on Monday. Mahar's first game will be on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — On Tuesday, the Mahar boys summer basketball team will begin their pursuit of becoming Monty Tech summer league champions. Their pursuit has become more than just the championship however, their pursuit has also become about finishing the summer season undefeated. After Mahar completed...
Mahar's Charles Barnes takes the ball to the basket during Mahar's 55-32 win over Ayer on Thursday night in Fitchburg. Barnes started the game putting his team up by 20 points with a layup and ended the game by putting his team up by 23 by completing two free throws. Photo by Mike Phillips
FITCHBURG — The Mahar boys summer basketball team started their season with a 36-32 win over Oakmont on June 13. On Thursday night, 37 days later (just long enough to beat the 30-day money back guarantee), they ended it with a 55-32 win over Ayer. By taking down Ayer, Mahar completed the regular...
ATHOL — On Thursday night, the Jimmy Fund Open Chuck Stone LL team fell to Quabbin 22-14 at James H. Salevan Field in Athol. In a hard fought game between the two teams, Chuck Stone rallied in six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to bring the score to 18-14. Dakota Choquette led the inning...
 Sinclair Chuck Stone's Jeremy Vezina hits a ball over the center field wall in the fourth inning of their game against North Leominster in Leominster on Wednesday night. It was Vezina's first home run on the little league year. Chuck Stone went on to lose 12-3. Photo by Adam Lewis
LEOMINSTER — The good for the Jimmy Fund tournament Sinclair Chuck Stone LL team was that they put the bat on the ball Wednesday night. The bad was that they convert the hits into runs as North Leominster won 12-3 at Desantis Field in Leominster. Chuck Stone rallied in the top of the sixth...
Mahar's Daesean Watson battles for a rebound during the team's summer league game against Notre Dame Academy on Tuesday night in Fitchburg. Mahar won the game 81-53 and improved to 10-0. The team has one final regular season game on Thursday night, at 7:30 p.m., in Fitchburg, before playoffs begin. Photo by Mike Phillips
FITCHBURG—The Mahar summer basketball team dominated the floor Tuesday night, generating 16 steals and 25 turnovers in their 81-53 win over Notre Dame Academy, improving their record to 10-0. Offensively, the team rallied behind Brennan Mailloux’s 27 points. With playoffs starting next week and...
FITCHBURG — The Central Massachusetts Voodoo softball team has set the dates of tryouts for their 2018 CMV season. All tryouts will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the St. Bernard’s activity center at 260 Summer St. in Fitchburg. Pre-registration for tryouts is available on the team’s website,...
ATHOL — On Friday, July 14, the Mahar 50+ Club held a golf tournament at Ellinwood Country Club, where $866 was raised for the Orange Scholarship Fund.  For the most part, Mother Nature cooperated with the tournament, as it was on the cool side but there was no rain.  Winners were:  Men’s...
Mahar's Cecilo Sanchez (10) goes up for the rebound over a Parker A player while Zach Notre (42) looks on, trying to shore up any loose balls during Mahar's playoff game against Parker A in the Monty Tech JV summer basketball league on Monday night in Fitchburg. Photo by Mike Phillips
FITCHBURG—In the first round of the Monty Tech JV summer basketball league playoffs, third seed Mahar found themselves down 35-32 to the sixth seeded Parker A with nine seconds left. In need of the three, Mahar dished the ball out to the Jaden Softic who was open at the top of the arc. He took the...

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