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ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team avenged an early season loss with a 30-25 victory over Athol on Monday. Courtney Page led the victors with eight points. Micalyn Mailloux added seven points while MaryAnne Prescott chipped in six. Emily Paluk and Trinity Thomas tacked on...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team overcame a three-point halftime deficit to defeat rival Athol 35-31 on Monday. Matthew Lyesiuk led the Senators with 12 points. DeSean Watson added 11 in the win. Jake Tenney chipped in four points. Eli Spencer, Jake Patria, Jacob Carron and...
BILLERICA — The Mahar wrestling team went 0-2 at Billerica High School on Saturday. The Senators dropped matches to Billerica (54-18) and Bridgewater-Raynham (60-23). Bridgewater-Raynham 60, Mahar 23 Ben Gilmore (160), Gabe Marcoux (195) and Branden Burke (285) won matches for the Senators...
NORTHAMPTON — The Athol High School boys’ indoor track team defeated Pioneer (69-20) and Hampshire (71-19), Friday, at Smith College. The two wins helped the Raiders finish 5-6 on the regular season. Athol will have 11 competitors in Friday’s PVIAC Championships. Athol 69, Pioneer 20 Mason...
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...

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