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Mahar's Kianna Whitmore, with ball, sneaks past Narragansett's Makenzie Mosher (15) on her way to the hoop during Wednesday night's basketball contest in Baldwinville. The Senators earned a spot in the WMass Division III tournament with a 50-38 defeat of the Warriors. Photo By Josh Talbot
BALDWINVILLE — The Mahar girls are dancing again. The Lady Senators jumped out to a big lead early and coasted to the finish line for a 50-38 victory over Narragansett, Wednesday night. The win was the 10th of the season for Mahar which has now qualified for the postseason under the guidance of...
Mahar's Gabe O'Lari (25) is swarmed by Belchertown defenders as he tries to go up for a shot during Tuesday's basketball contest in Orange. The Senators defeated the Orioles 55-44. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — A defensive adjustment and some clutch shooting has the Mahar boys’ basketball team on the brink of a tournament bid. The Senators (9-8) outscored visiting Belchertown High School 15-7 in the decisive fourth quarter to earn a 55-44 victory, Tuesday night. Mahar is now one win away from...
HADLEY — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team was no match for Hopkins Academy, Tuesday night, in an 84-31 loss. The Golden Hawks (19-0) moved within one win of a perfect season with the victory. Hopkins led 44-10 at the half and 73-16 after three quarters. Sam’i Rowe led the victors...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School boys’ basketball team picked up a 45-22 victory over Hopkins on Tuesday. Maysin Tarbell led the Marauders with 10 points. Mark Ferrari, Connor Mahony and Sam Tourigny netted six apiece. Keegan Lutz added five. Nathan Heath and Noah Pottinger chipped in...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Hopkins 32-8 on Tuesday. Taylor Cleveland led the Marauders with eight points. Haley Bigwood added six. Geca Baptista chipped in four. Haley Wrigley tacked on three points for the winners. Lindsey LeBlanc, Sophie Putnam...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team held on for a 44-42 victory over Eaglebrook, Tuesday. Matthew Lyesiuk netted 12 points to lead the Senators. Jake Tenney added nine points. Charlie Barnes and Aden Santana netted six points apiece. Noaha Chabot and Jamey Temple added four...
Athol's Emily Casella (15) fires a shot from the low block during Monday night's basketball contest in Baldwinville. Casella netted 24 points and 16 rebounds as the Lady Raiders clinched their 14th consecutive postseason appearance with a 60-36 victory over Narragansett. Photo By Josh Talbot
BALDWINVILLE — Make that 14 straight postseason trips for the Lady Raiders. The Athol High School girls’ basketball team clinched a spot in the WMass Division III tournament with a 60-36 victory over Narragansett, Monday night. It’s been an up-and-down season for the Raiders who graduated four...
Athol's Merrick Decker, top, tries to drive Hampden Charter's Khalil Kasimov over to his back during the semifinals of the WMass Division III championships, Saturday. Decker, who is a two-time champion at 113 pounds, saw his bid for a record third WMass title squashed when he was injured in his finals bout. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTHWICK — Merrick Decker’s bid for a record third WMass title was derailed by a chest/rib injury, Saturday night, at the WMass Division III Wrestling Championships, held at Southwick High School. The Athol High School star reached the finals for the third consecutive winter, but re-aggravated...
HADLEY — The Mahar girls’ basketball team got everything they could handle, Friday night, but lived to tell about with a 70-57 victory over Hopkins Academy. The Senators (9-8) found themselves in a 49-49 tie entering the fourth quarter, but outscored the Hawks (5-12) 21-8 down the stretch to...
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...

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