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PALMER — The Mahar girls’ basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a surprising 45-38 loss to Palmer on Tuesday. The Senators trailed 17-16 at the halftime and 29-25 entering the fourth. The Panthers (6-14) were able to squeak out the victory by outscoring Mahar 16-13 in the final...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team capped its season with a 46-18 victory over Hopkins on Monday. Charlie Barnes and Matthew Lyesiuk scored 10 points apiece to lead the Senators. Jamey Temple added six points in the win. Eli Spencer, Jacob Patria and Tucker Ninteau chipped...
ORANGE — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Hopkins 37-19 on Monday. Emily Paluk led the effort with seven points while Micalyn Mailloux chipped in six points. Isabelle Duga, MaryAnne Prescott, Courtney Page and Trinity Thomas added four each. Jordan Fournier (3), Makayla...
Mahar's Gabe O'Lari (25) hangs in the lane as he goes up for two points at Hopkins Academy, Monday. The Senators fell short in their upset bid of the undefeated Golden Hawks, 45-39. Photo By Josh Talbot
HADLEY — The Mahar boys’ basketball team almost spoiled the party at Hopkins Academy, Monday night. The Golden Hawks were celebrating “Senior Night” and were on the verge of closing out a perfect 20-0 season. The Senators (10-9) had other ideas as they led the Golden Hawks 26-20 at the half...
TURNERS FALLS — The season is over for the Athol High School boys’ basketball team following a 64-50 loss to Turners Falls, Monday night. The Raiders found themselves in a 38-13 halftime deficit before outscoring the Indians 37-26 in the second half. Jordan Hayes led the effort with 15 points....
PITTSFIELD — Mahar’s Gabe Marcoux won a pair of matches while Athol High School’s Ryan White and Trever Mousseau each earned one victory at the MIAA Division III State Wrestling Championships. Marcoux, a  195-pound senior, was the only local wrestler to make it to Saturday after going 2-1 on...
Mahar's Kianna Whitmore goes up for a basket during the first half of Friday night's 69-49 defeat of Frontier. Whitmore netted 15 points in the win as the Lady Senators kept their slims hopes of a shared Franklin North title alive. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar girls’ basketball team delivered a little pay back, Friday night, with a 69-49 victory over Frontier. The Red Hawks (8-11, 5-2 Franklin North) surprised the Senators back in early February, but it was Mahar (11-8, 6-2 North) that turned the tables this time around. “I think...
Mahar's Kianna Whitmore goes up for a basket during the first half of Friday night's 69-49 defeat of Frontier. Whitmore netted 15 points in the win as the Lady Senators kept their slims hopes of a shared Franklin North title alive. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar girls’ basketball team delivered a little pay back, Friday night, with a 69-49 victory over Frontier. The Red Hawks (8-11, 5-2 Franklin North) surprised the Senators back in early February, but it was Mahar (11-8, 6-2 North) that turned the tables this time around. “I think...
Athol's Kayla Robideau (4) tries to get around the Hopkins' defense during Friday night's basketball contest in Athol. The Lady Raiders clinched at least a share of the Franklin North title with a 52-17 victory over the Golden Hawks. Athol can clinch the title outright with a victory over Frontier on Tuesday. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School girls are league champs again. The Lady Raiders (11-8 overall, 6-1 Franklin North) clinched at least a share of the Franklin North with a convincing 52-17 romp over Hopkins, Friday night, in Mallet Gymnasium. Athol holds a 1/2 game lead over Mahar (6-2 in the...
Mahar's Pedro Mattos (3) hangs in the air as members of the Turners Falls defense close in during Thursday's basketball contest in Orange. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar boys’ basketball team was hungry for a return to the postseason. On Thursday, they ate like kings. The Senators clinched a spot in the WMass Division III tournament with a 71-52 victory over Turners Falls, Thursday night. Mahar jumped all over the Indians early, leading by as...

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