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 Athol's Shelby Mailloux gives the ball a boot during the team's matchup agains the Mahar Senators on Monday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — When the Mahar Senators moved up a conference into the Pioneer North, they weren’t too sure about what to expect. In a new league with tougher opponents, Mahar girls soccer coach Chad Softic at the beginning of the season put it as, “We can win every game on the season or lose every game...
ORANGE — On Monday afternoon, the MIAA revealed their seedings for the 2017 varsity field hockey tournament. The Mahar Senators, who earned a spot in the West Division II tournament with their 8-8-1 record, have the sixth spot in the tournament. They will face No. 3 Mohawk Trail Warriors. Dates...
ORANGE — The Mahar JV girls’ soccer team used strong defense and consistent offensive pressure to win 3-0 over the rivaled Athol Red Raiders on Monday night in the team’s final regular season game. Alexis Mainville-Schaefer scored in the fifth minute of play, assisted by Sarah Graeff. Amanda...
On Friday night in Athol, the Athol Red Raiders took on the Mahar Senators in the final game of the regular season for both teams, with the Red Raiders winning 3-2. Pictured is Mahar's Matt Jenks (8) trying to get around Athol's James Laford (12) while maintaining possession of the ball. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Early in the game it looked like it might be a rough night for the Mahar Senators with the Athol Red Raiders scoring within the first minute of play but both Mahar (9-6-3, 9-3-1 PVN) and Athol (12-5-1, 8-4-1 PVN) settled into a mostly-defensive contest in the final game of the regular...
ATHOL — On Sunday morning, the MIAA unveiled the non-tournament football schedules for Western Mass. The Athol Red Raiders are scheduled to take on the Belchertown Orioles on Friday night at home with kickoff set for 7 p.m. The Mahar Senators are set to take on the Ludlow Lions on the road on...
WARE — The Athol Red Raiders Volleyball Team ended their season on Friday night against the Ware Indians, dropping the game in four sets, 3-1. The Red Raiders fell to 10-10 on the year and will await their seeding in the MIAA sanctioned playoff tournament. The Indians finished their season 15-5...
ORANGE — On Friday afternoon, the Mahar JV girls’ soccer team outplayed the Easthampton Eagles, outshooting them 16-4 and playing the majority of the game in the offensive zone, but walked away with the 3-0 loss. Natalie Beloli, Amanda Calderon and Alexis Mainville-Schaefer all played well...
 Athol's offensive line gets set to snap the ball during the second quarter against the Frontier Red Hawks on Friday night in South Deerfield.Photo by Adam Lewis
SOUTH DEERFIELD—One fumble can be forgiven. Six fumbles and three recovered by the Frontier Red Hawks en route to a 49-17 lofty win on Friday night against the Athol Red Raiders? Fahgettaboutit. “It was just one of those nights,” said Red Raiders coach Bill LaRose, whose team fell to 2-6 on the...
Mahar's Kianna Reilly controls the ball in the middle of the field against Easthampton on Friday afternoon in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Delaney Parker fought off the defender from 30-yards out, brought the ball to the front of the net and took on Easthampton goalie Lili Poili one-on-one, beating her left side within the final minutes of action to life the Mahar Senators to the 1-0 victory over the Eagles on Friday...
ATHOL — The Ellinwood Country Club’s women’s Fall Cup team recently competed in the Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts Fall Cup Championship last week, placing fifth in the competition. Seventeen total teams competed in the event. Members of the team expressed that they were looking forward...

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