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WAKEFIELD — Athol High School’s Merrick Decker and Chris Waslaske advanced to the all-state wrestling championships after strong performances on Friday and Saturday. Decker placed third at the MIAA Division III State Championships while Waslaske took fourth. Decker opened his day with a pin of...
CAMBRIDGE — Mason Barrieau and Kris Selanis both came home with fourth place finishes at Friday’s MIAA Division V State Championships held at the Reggie Lewis Center. Selanis was hoping to come home with a state championship, but settled for fourth after his top shot put throw traveled 46-feet,...
HADLEY — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball suffered a 17-15 overtime loss at Hopkins Academy on Thursday. Abby Henne led the offense with seven points. Siobhan Davis netted four while Hailie Meeker chipped in three. Desiree Doane added one point. Davis pulled down 13 rebounds. Meeker...
Mahar's Cassie Verheyen tosses a shot over a Frontier defender during Monday's victory in South Deerfield.Photo By Mike Phillips
SOUTH DEERFIELD — A dominant second half helped the Mahar girls’ basketball team secure its 10th consecutive victory. The Lady Senators (14-5) outscored Frontier Regional 34-16 after the break to earn a 50-36 win on Monday night. Cassie Verheyen continued her resurgence with a game-high 23...
NORTH ADAMS — Hope Parker shouldered the load and the Athol High School girls’ basketball team earned its third straight victory with a 48-36 defeat of Drury on Saturday. Parker pumped in 24 points on the night while classmates Julia Carey (11) and Jessica Soucie (10) also reached double-figures...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Turners Falls 34-18 on Tuesday. Natalie Belloli led the victors with 10 points and four steals. Ava Liberty added six points and six assists. Siobhan Davis and Abby Henne added four each for the Senators. Juliana Herbert filled...
HADLEY — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team bested Hopkins Academy 38-23 on Thursday. Eli Gonzalez led the victors with 12 points while Jakob Carron had six. Eli Spencer, Jake Tenney, Charlie Anderson and Noaha Chabot all had four points for the Senators. Cole Johnson and Luke...
BOYALSTON — The Mahar girls’ basketball team continues to pile up victories. The Lady Senators made it eight straight victories with a 77-47 defeat of Tahanto, Wednesday night. Senior Cassie Verheyen continued to step up in the absence of classmate Kadie Jillson and netted a game-high 18...
Mahar's Bryce Cleveland lays in two of his 18 points during Thursday night's 63-54 defeat of Hopkins.Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — An emotional, intense Mahar boys’ basketball effort proved lethal on Thursday night. Eager to prove themselves, the Senators handed Hopkins Academy (16-2) its first league loss in two-plus seasons 63-54. The Hawks only other loss this winter came to Palmer back in January. “It was an...
HADLEY — Don’t count the Lady Raiders out just yet. The Athol High School girls’ basketball team overcame a 15-point third quarter deficit to earn a 56-50 victory over Hopkins Academy and keep their postseason hopes alive. Junior guard Amber Mahony came through in the clutch as she scored...

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