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Mahar's Jordan Martin (15) dribbles past Pioneer defender Amelia Smiaroski (4) during Thursday's basketball contest in Orange. The Lady Senators defeated the Panthers 68-51. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — A dominant third quarter helped the Mahar girls’ basketball team secure a 68-51 victory over Pioneer, Thursday night. The Senators started strong in building a 23-15 first quarter lead, but failed to build on it during the second quarter as they took a 35-27 halftime advantage. Mahar...
SOUTH DEERFIELD — Hunter Richardson’s potential game-winning shot went in-and-out and the Mahar boys’ basketball team dropped its third straight game, Thursday night, 50-49 at Frontier. The Senators overcame a 46-41 deficit with an 8-0 run, but failed to score a point in the final 2:40. A three-...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team came up short in a 30-29 loss to Frontier on Thursday. Matthew Lyesiuk led the Senators with nine points. Charlie Anderson added seven points. Charlie Barnes netted four. Jamey Temple chipped in three points in the loss. Jake Tenney, Jacob...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Frontier 32-22 on Thursday. Micalyn Mailloux, Emily Paluk and MaryAnne Prescott led a balanced attack with six points each. Abby Henne and Courtney Page chipped in four points apiece. Isabella Duga and Trinity Thomas added two...
Crunch time is upon us as the winter sports season winds down. Sure, it feels like early April, but it’s February. I promise. As spring gets closer, it’s time to catch up on winter. Here’s a look at where the winter teams stand: Boys Basketball Friday night’s victory over Mahar has Athol...
HADLEY — The Athol High School girls’ basketball team started fast in earning a 43-25 victory over Hopkins Academy, Wednesday night. The Lady Raiders used an active defense to earn some easy hoops in building a 19-6 lead after a quarter of play. The Golden Hawks were able to slow things down...
SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Athol High School wrestling team dominated the mats in earning a 33-24 victory over Frontier, Wednesday night. The Raiders bounced around in a couple of weight classes to find matches for their wrestlers. The results were promising as Athol won five-of-six contested bouts...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School girls’ basketball team earned a 38-21 victory over Narragansett on Wednesday. Taylor Cleveland led the Marauders with 15 points. Haley Bigwood added eight for the winners. Jenna St. Cyr and Sophie Putnam added four points each for Athol. Haley Wrigley...
Mahar's Kadie Jillson (5) hangs in the lane as a host of Frontier defenders swarm in during Tuesday night's basketball contest in South Deerfield. The Lady Senators fell short against the Franklin North leading Red Hawks, 54-52. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTH DEERFIELD — Frontier Regional was widely considered an afterthought in the Franklin North race. After a 54-52 defeat of Mahar, Tuesday night, it might be time to take the Red Hawks seriously. A three-point heave by Mindy Esposito put Frontier on top, 48-47, with 2:20 to go and the Red...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School boys’ basketball team dropped a 45-36 decision to Eaglebrook on Tuesday. The Marauders found themselves in a 23-17 halftime deficit and couldn’t get out of the hole in the second half. Maysin Tarbell led ARMS with 11 points. Nick Bousquet netted eight...

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