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ORANGE — The Mahar football team was able to put its disappointment aside and take care of business with a 26-12 defeat of Easthampton, Friday night. The Senators let the reality they would be left out of the WMass Division V playoffs get the best of them two weeks ago in a stunning road loss to...
ATHOL — Mark Sprague recorded his first career hole-in-one, Saturday, at Ellinwood Country Club. Sprague aced the par-3, 160-yard, 12th hole with his 7-iron. The feat was witnessed by Carol Sprague, Romeo LeBlanc and Stan Miarecki.
ATHOL — The Athol High School football team will host Smith Voke on Friday, Nov. 13, as part of the WMass “non-playoff” schedule. The Raiders (3-6) made easy work of Palmer in a 26-10 victory Friday night in the first of two “non-playoff” contests. Athol’s reward is a two-win Vikings team that...
ATHOL — The Athol Area YMCA youth soccer league has reached its playoffs. Recent results are as follows: U8 Athol Savings Bank 5, Kimball-Cooke Insurance 1 Ethan Heuer pumped in four goals while Aaron Horrigan added one of his own to lead ASB to the win. Jack Inniss, Lucas Le’Cuyer and...
Mahar’s Owen Cook (17) works to gain control of the soccer ball as Belchertown defender Alec Morgado (6) pressures from behind during Friday night’s WMass Division III quarterfinal contest. The Orioles eliminated the Senators with a 5-0 victory. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE - Fatigued,  battered and bruised,  the Mahar boys’ soccer team knew they faced an uphill battle against top-seed Belchertown on Friday night.  The powerful Orioles lived up to the hype with four first half goals and coasted to the finish line with a 5-0 victory in a WMass Division III...
Athol High School’s Mason Barrieau (41) carries the ball with a host of blockers in front during Friday’s football contest in Athol. The Raiders defeated Palmer 26-10. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Red Raiders dominated for a second game in a row with a convincing 26-10 victory over visiting Palmer High School, Friday night. After last week’s 32-0 shutout of Greenfield, the Raiders picked up where they left off, and controlled the game from the start, especially on defense....
Athol's Paige Truehart passes the volleyball during Thursday's WMass Division III tournament contest. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — A slow start in the fourth game had Athol High School’s volleyball team reeling and a potential fifth set looming. Head coach Amber Parker urged her team to claw its way back one point at a time. The strategy worked as the Lady Raiders advanced to the WMass Division III quarterfinals with...
Athol High School's Emily Casella (19) chases down a bouncing ball during Thursday's soccer match in Athol. Casella netted a pair of goals and assisted on a third as the Lady Raiders eliminated Renaissance. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL - A new alignment and tactical approach provided the Athol High School girls’ soccer team with plenty of firepower in a 5-1 victory over No. 9 Renaissance, Thursday, in the opening round of the WMass Division III tournament. “It’s a win we knew we should have and we came out and put a...
BELCHERTOWN — The Mahar boys’ soccer team hopes to keep its season alive with a visit to No. 1 Belchertown High School tonight. The teams meet in the quarterfinal round of the WMass Division III tournament and the Orioles (13-1-4) enter as the heavy favorite. Belchertown is one of the most...
Mahar's Alex Temple (16) boots a pass in front of the net during Thursday's 5-0 victory over Putnam. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — It was a display of complete and total dominance for the Lady Senators Thursday night at the James S. Woodward Sports Complex. The No. 7 seed Mahar Regional girls soccer team pummeled tenth-seeded Putnam Vocational Academy, 5-0, in the first round of the Western Massachusetts Division...

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