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Mahar's Cole Emery is pictured trying to bring his opponent to the ground during the Red Raider Invitational on Saturday morning in Athol. Photo by Adam Lewis
ATHOL — Athol High School was home to the Red Raider Invitational this weekend, a wrestling tournament that took place on Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. and ran into the night that saw multiple locals take home hardware. As 13 schools participated in the tournament, Athol’s Caleb Cox took...
ATHOL — On Friday afternoon in the PVIAC week one indoor track meet, the Athol varsity boys’ indoor track team swept their two meets, beating Southwick Regional High School 52-43 and Hampden Charter 90-0. The girls’ team split their two meets, beating Hampden Charter 66-13 but losing to Southwick...
 The following are the members of the Athol varsity basketball team, from left to right, front row -- Justin Blake, Bryce King, Angel Rivera, Maysin Tarbell and Parker DeLeo. Back row -- Brymere Edwards, Colby Soltysik, Colby Mason, Mark Ferrari, Evan Saisa and Chris Perault. Photo by Adam Lewis
ATHOL — A 1-19 season will hurt anyone’s pride. For the Athol boys’ varsity basketball team, 2017 is about rebounding and improving, which might happen quicker than one would think. Starting in the 2017-2018 season, the Hampshire league, in which the Red Raiders compete, was realigned from one...
Athol's Kris Selanis is presented the Chris O'Brien Memorial award on Saturday during the Athol High School football banquet. Selanis was the award's 50th recipient. Courtesy photo
ATHOL — Each year, one Athol High School varsity football lineman earns the Chris O’Brien Memorial award. The award is given to that who embodies the spirit of Chris O’Brien closely, a guard on the undefeated 1962 Red Raiders football team. O’Brien died of wounds inflicted by enemy fire in July of...
The Mahar Senators warm up before taking on the Monson Mustangs on Friday night in Orange. The Mustangs won 45-38. Pictured are Maeve Powell (left), Lauren Henne (center) and Sophia Apteker (right). Photo by Adam Lewis
ORANGE — Click, Clack and out. The sound of the basketball bouncing off the rim and out will haunt the Mahar Senators following Friday night. The Senators shot at a 21 percent rate against Monson High School, including two-for-21 in the fourth quarter en route to a 45-38 loss to the Mustangs on...
Members of the Athol wrestling team are, from left to right, front row -- Thomas Seamans, Luke Inniss, Jonathan Mahony, Caleb Cox, Tim Casavecchia and Eric Fenton. Back row -- Ryan White, Bryce Shufelt, Christian Casillas, Joe Gray, Dakota Gilman and Chris Waslaske. Photo by Adam Lewis
ATHOL — The 2017 winter wrestling season begins today with the Red Raider Invitational tournament. The Athol Red Raiders will host over 15 schools, including the rivaled Mahar Senators, with wrestling beginning at 9 a.m. and wrestlers competing in a double-elimination tournament trying to secure...
Pictured are the members of the 2017 Mahar Senators girls' basketball team. Left to right, front row -- Kianna Reilly, Hannah Paul, Sam Rowe and Maeve Powell. Back row -- Micalyn Mailloux, Mary-anne Prescott, Sarah Graeff, Jazmyn Vautour, Elina Gordon-Halpern, Abby Bonk, Tori Tenney, Lauren Henne, Sophia Apteker, Courtney Page and Delaney Parker. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Last season for the Mahar girls’ varsity basketball team, McKenzie Tenney and Cassidy Verheyen combined for 581 points. Add in Kadie Jillson, who went down mid-way through the season, and you have 727 points gone from the Senators’ roster. It stacks the odds against the Senators, who...
 Pictured are the members of the Athol Red Raiders' indoor track team for both the girls and the boys. The indoor track season kicks off today with the PVIAC week one meet. Courtesy Photo
ATHOL — To start the 2017 season, expectations are set high for the Athol boys’ indoor track team. “This team should be in the mix for a league championship,” offered coach David St. Jean as part of an email exchange. The Red Raiders have every right to expect that. An experience-driven team...
The following are the results of the Athol Area YMCA’s youth basketball program: Athol Credit Union 8 Pete’s Tire Barn 4 Travis Thibeault and Hunter Kuel scored four points each for Athol Credit Union in their win. Tyler Kaczmarczyk scored four points for Pete’s Tire Barn. Rotary 8 Athol...
Mahar's Deven Patch goes over the defender for the layup during his team's scrimmage against Murdock High School on Tuesday night in Orange. Patch contributed 10 points. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar boys’ basketball team prides itself on their ability to match up physically against any opponent. They have several players over 6 feet tall with the physicality to take on anyone on both sides of the floor. On Tuesday night, the Senators were everything but that. They won two...

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