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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...
ORANGE — A week ago, both Mahar and Easthampton had legitimate gripes as both were on the verge of being left out of the WMass Division V playoffs. Instead of making their case on the field, both teams suffered losses ending their campaigns. The schools meet tonight in Orange looking to prove...
ATHOL — Six games between victories was a long wait for the Athol High School football team. They are hoping for a much shorter wait for their third win as Palmer High School comes to town tonight. The Raiders ended a six-game skid with a 32-0 dismantling of Greenfield High School last Friday....
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not bring rape charges against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, citing a lack of credible evidence in a case “rife with reasonable doubt” and the accuser’s decision to no longer cooperate in the investigation. Erie County...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Despite scoring 36 points in their rout of the Miami Dolphins last Thursday night, Tom Brady says his undefeated New England Patriots could have done more on offense. A scary thought. “I think after every game we evaluate the things you do well and the things you don’t...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is appealing his two-race suspension Thursday, but NASCAR apparently will contend he altered the outcome of a race by intentionally wrecking Joey Logano. Kenseth delivered payback after being spun by Logano three races ago. On Sunday, he deliberately crashed...
Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) loses control of the basketball against Indiana Pacers' Lavoy Allen, left, and Jordan Hill during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, in Indianapolis. The Pacers won the game 100-98. AP Photo/Darron Cummings
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Hill said the difference during the Pacers’ last two games was obvious. “Playing together more, not just on the offensive end but on the defensive end,” said Hill, who scored 10 points. “We have been helping each other and communicating a lot better and being there for...
Mahar’s Troy King is given a lift after knocking in the game-winning goal in a 3-2 shootout victory over rival Athol High School in a WMass Division III tournament contest, Wednesday night. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar boys’ soccer team proved resilient as they overcame a two-goal deficit to eliminate rival Athol High School with a 3-2 shootout victory, Wednesday night, at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex. The contest was tied after 80 minutes of regulation. A pair of 10-minute...
The local sports scene is busy tonight with three tournament games. Let’s take a look: No. 7 Athol volleyball vs. No. 10 Mount Everett, Mallet Gymnasium, 5 p.m. This year’s Lady Raiders feel like they have something to prove and the Eagles are likely to feel their wrath. After consecutive...
Athol High School's Hope Parker passes the volleyball during last week's match against South Hadley. The Raiders take a three-game winning streak into Thursday's opening round tournament contest with Mount Everett. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — The Athol High School girls’ volleyball team will host Mount Everett in the opening round of the WMass Division III tournament. The Lady Raiders (12-7) landed as the seventh-seed in the 10-team tournament and host the No. 10 Eagles on Thursday. The contest is scheduled for 5 p.m. Athol...

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