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Athol High School's Isaac Raulston (8) breaks free from the Mahar defense during Friday night's "Chicken Bowl" contest in Athol. The Raiders defeated the Senators 20-14. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol and Mahar junior varsity football teams kept the crowd at O’Brien Field entertained until the final seconds, Friday night, with the Raiders emerging with a 20-14 victory in the “Chicken Bowl.” Trailing by a touchdown, the Senators took over at the Athol 34 with 3:34 to play....
Tickets are now on sale for the 80th annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Athol High School and Mahar Regional School. Thursday’s contest will be played in Orange with kickoff set for 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 in advance of the game and $7 at the gate. Tickets are available at the...
Big Papi is retiring and I can’t help but blame myself. In August, Katie and I attended a Red Sox game and as part of our package we received player jerseys. In the past, Katie and I have taken very different approaches with the jersey selection. I like to get the “new, shiny object” while Katie...
Mahar field hockey standout Ally Parker signed her National Letter of Intent to play at Providence College next fall. Pictured, left to right, front -- Scott Parker, Delaney Parker, Ally Parker, Lisa Parker. Back -- field hockey coach Laurie Saisa and school principal Scott Hemlin. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — Mahar field hockey standout Ally Parker made her commitment to Providence College official with the signing of her National Letter of Intent to play field hockey at the school, this morning. Parker announced her intentions to accept a scholarship offer from the Friars late this summer...
John Coflesky, of Royalston, recorded his sixth career hole-in-one on Saturday on a golf trip to North Carolina. Coflesky aced the par-3, 17th hole at Oyster Bay Golf Links in Sunset Beach, N.C. Coflesky used his pitching wedge to ace the 100-yard hole. The feat was witnessed by Glenn Mallet,...
WINCHENDON — The Athol-Royalston Middle School football team dropped to Murdock, 48-22, its season finale, Monday. Nick Bousquet led the Marauders as he threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Colby Soltysik, returned a fumble 65 yards for a score and ran one in from three yards out. Derek Erali and...
Mahar running back Malik Adams (22) uses a stiff arm to keep a pair of Pittsfield defenders at bay during Friday night's football contest in Orange. Adams racked up 75 yards rushing, giving him 1,013 for the season, but the Senators suffered a 20-18 loss to the Generals. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar football team was dealt a double-whammy in a 20-18 loss to Pittsfield, Friday night, at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex. With 43 second to play, Generals’ quarterback Kolbe Muzzy connected with Terrick Boire for a 26-yard touchdown on a fourth-and-seven play to give...
Athol's Shawn Smart (30) makes a cut up the field as teammate Nick Casella (25) throws a block during Friday night's football contest in Athol. The Raiders defeated Smith Voke 39-12 for their third straight victory. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Red Raiders easily rolled to their third straight victory at a cold and windy O’Brien Field Friday night. The Athol High School football team made quick and easy work of Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, beating the Vikings, 39-12, and were never really challenged. Athol...
Mahar running back Malik Adams tries to elude a Belchertown defender during a recent football contest in Orange. Adams needs 68 yards to join teammate Clay Richardson in the 1,000-yard club. The Senators host Pittsfield tonight. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — Another week, another chance for the Mahar football team to prove itself. After knocking off Easthampton last Friday, the Senators (7-2) take aim at Pittsfield High School. The Generals (6-3) were the No. 2 seed in the WMass Division V playoffs before being eliminated by Taconic last...
Athol High School quarterback Trever Mousseau tucks and runs during last week’s football contest in Athol. The Raiders seek their third straight win as they host Smith Voke tonight. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — After back-to-back victories, the Athol High School football team is beaming with confidence. They will have one more crack at a confidence boost heading into Thanksgiving Day when Smith Voke comes to town tonight. “Things are definitely better than they were a couple of weeks ago and we...

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