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NORTHAMPTON — The Athol High School girls’ indoor track team dropped to Pioneer (69-18) and Hampshire (64-17) on Friday at Smith College. The loss dropped the Raiders to 1-10 on the season. Julia Ramos, Holly Brissette, Tatyanna Carrasquillo, Kyla Rathburn and Tatianna LaCroix will compete at...
Mahar's Hannah Paul, left, works to get past a Mount Greylock defender during Saturday's basketball contest in Cheshire. Photo By Mike Phillips
CHESHIRE — The Mahar girls’ basketball team collapsed in the fourth quarter of a 57-44 loss to Mount Greylock, Saturday. The teams exchanged leads throughout much of the game, but the Lady Senators committed turnovers on seven consecutive possessions midway through the fourth quarter which...
Mahar's Owen Cook (15) drives past a Hopkins Academy defender during Friday night's basketball contest in Orange. The Hawks defeated the Senators 49-24. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Hopkins Academy put the Mahar boys’ basketball team under lock-and-key en route to a 49-24 victory, Friday night. The Senators (5-5) had looked improved offensively over the last two weeks, but took a major step back against the Hawks (11-0). Bryce Cleveland netted a team-high eight...
LEOMINSTER — Athol High School’s Merrick Decker joined the 100-win club with a first period pin of Alan Skinner (Advanced Math & Science Academy) on Saturday. The feat came on a day where the Raiders went 0-1-1 at Leominster High School. Athol lost to AMSA 39-24, but tied Acton-Boxboro 36-36...
Athol High School's Hope Parker drives to the basket during Saturday's basketball contest at Hoosac. A scoring discrepancy doomed the Lady Raiders in a 40-39 loss to Wahconah. Photo By Mike Phillips
CHESHIRE — A scoring discrepancy played a vital role in a loss for the Athol High School girls’ basketball team, Saturday. The Lady Raiders believe the final score to have been 40-40 while Wahconah’s official book had the Warriors picking up a 40-39 victory. “After the third quarter was over,...
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team sits alone in the Hampshire League basement following a 73-33 loss to Turners Falls, Friday night. The teams entered in a tie for last place, but the Indians looked vastly superior in earning the win. Turners pumped in 24 first quarter points...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Turners Falls 23-3 on Wednesday. MaryAnne Prescott led the Senators with six points. Micalyn Mailloux tacked on five points. Emily Paluk and Abigail Henne had four points each for the winners. Courtney Page and Hailie Meeker...
ORANGE — It took overtime, but the Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team earned a 40-33 victory over Turners Falls on Wednesday.  The teams went to the extra frame tied at 33, but the Senators were able to make clutch free throws in overtime to earn the win.  Matthew Lyesiuk pumped in 14...
NORTHFIELD — The Mahar wrestlers racked up the forfeits to remain unbeaten in the Tri-County League with a 67-9 victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School, Wednesday night. The teams battled in just four weight classes with Mahar winning three of the contest matches. Henry Ndayisaba (106),...
 Mahar's Bryce Cleveland (42) splits a pair of Turners Falls defenders during Wednesday night's basketball contest. Cleveland netted 20 points in the Senators' 66-46 victory over the Indians. Photo By Mike Phillips
TURNERS FALLS — An eight-day layoff did nothing to slow the Mahar boys’ basketball team. The Senators started fast and never let up en route to a 66-46 victory over Turners Falls High School, Wednesday night. Mahar built a 19-7 first quarter lead and stretched it out to 33-17 by halftime. The...

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