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Mahar's Micalyn Mailloux hits a layup off the backboard on the final play of the team's 51-17 win over Gardner on Wednesday night. Photo by Mike Phillips
GARDNER—The Mahar girls summer basketball team played good, fundamental basketball on both sides of the court beating Gardner 51-17 on Wednesday night in their consolation playoff game. It was the team’s final game of the summer season. “We always step up in the playoffs,” said Mahar summer...
Athol's Sophie Putnam drives to the basket during the second half of Athol's game against Narragansett. Putnam contributed a team-high 10 points in the 40-23 loss Wednesday night. Photo by Mike Phillips
GARDNER—With only six players and without Amber Mahony and Haley Bigwood, two of Athol’s biggest contributors, odds were against the Athol girls summer basketball team. It didn’t help that the team had 13 turnovers in the second-half alone either as the team lost 40-23 to Narragansett in their...
LEOMINSTER—The Jimmy Fund Open division Chuck Stone little league team dropped their first game of the season to North Leominster 24-2 on Wednesday night. Chuck Stone’s Branden Engelke-Aiken performed well on the mound and at the plate, striking out seven batters in 1 1/3 innings while also...
Mahar's summer league coach Enver Softic talks the team through a play after calling a timeout with 33 seconds left in the second half. The team went on to win 32-26 to remain undefeated at 8-0 on the summer league season. Mahar is wearing Leominster jerseys. Photo by Mike Phillips
FITCHBURG — Both teams came ready to play. Both teams played with sheer grit and fervor. Both teams played like they wanted to win and Mahar was the one that came out on top, defeating Leominster 32-26 Tuesday night in the most intense game of the summer season yet. “More so than a typical...
Keith Carzello emerged victorious in the Sportsman Modified division at Monadnock Speedway last Saturday. Photo courtesy of New England Graphix
WINCHESTER, N.H. — This past Saturday, Monadnock Speedway held their traditional Firecracker Night that was rescheduled from July 1. A large crowd was on hand to witness hot racing action and a firework display by Atlas Pyrotechnics to conclude the special event.  The Modified Touring Series was...
Mahar's Sophia Apteker goes up for a one-handed jumper in the second half of Mahar's game Monday night. Apteker contributed one point in the 37-17 win over Narragansett. Photo by Mike Phillips
GARDNER — The Mahar girls summer basketball team came out playing intense and high-tempo defense Monday night and it got the job done as they went on to beat Narragansett 37-17 in their consolation playoff game. “That was our goal in this game,” said Mahar coach Scott Parker. “Of course it’s...
Chuck Stone's Riley Young swings at a pitch in the second inning of Monday's game. The pitch was strike three but a dropped ball that made its way to the backstop allowed Young to take first. Photo by Adam Lewis
WINCHENDON — In the 11-year-olds Sinclair Jimmy Fund tournament opener, Chuck Stone LL dropped their first game of the season 16-2 to Winchendon on Monday night. Six runs powered Winchendon in the first and third innings along with four runs in the fifth inning. Chuck Stone started the game off...
Chuck Stone’s Connor Mahony delivers a pitch in the top of the second inning on Saturday against Quabbin. Mahony pitched four innings for Chuck Stone, allowing three runs on two hits in the 4-0 loss. Photo by Adam Lewis
PETERSHAM—After Connor Mahony singled with two outs in the bottom of the sixth, Chuck Stone’s Logan Hume hit a ball to Quabbin shortstop Nate Danielson who dropped to a knee and used his backhand to force Mahony out at second, ending any kind of comeback in Chuck Stone’s 4-0 loss to Quabbin on...
"I'm expecting to win it," said Sam Paul (pictured) about his team's projected toughest game of the summer season against Gardner on Thursday. Paul has stepped up as of late, contributing 44 points in the last two games for Mahar. Photo by Mike Phillips
The Mahar boys summer basketball team had their most impressive offensive game on Thursday, scoring 81 points against Sizer. Their toughest opponent may or may not come next Thursday, July 13, in Gardner. According to Mahar summer league coach Enver Softic, Gardner has players that will be away...
 Mahar's Brennan Mailloux fakes a shot and then passes the ball off to teammate Quinn Gervais who gets the easy layup to put Mahar up 48-30 in the second half. Mahar went on to win 81-56. Mailloux contributed 14 points while Gervais added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Photo by Mike Phillips
FITCHBURG — The Mahar boys summer league basketball team went into Thursday’s matchup against Sizer confident that they would leave with a win, it was just a matter of by how much. That number ended up being 25 as they went on to win 81-56 to remain undefeated at a perfect 7-0. “That’s summer...

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