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Athol High School's Emily Casella (19) chases down a bouncing ball during Thursday's soccer match in Athol. Casella netted a pair of goals and assisted on a third as the Lady Raiders eliminated Renaissance. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL - A new alignment and tactical approach provided the Athol High School girls’ soccer team with plenty of firepower in a 5-1 victory over No. 9 Renaissance, Thursday, in the opening round of the WMass Division III tournament. “It’s a win we knew we should have and we came out and put a...
BELCHERTOWN — The Mahar boys’ soccer team hopes to keep its season alive with a visit to No. 1 Belchertown High School tonight. The teams meet in the quarterfinal round of the WMass Division III tournament and the Orioles (13-1-4) enter as the heavy favorite. Belchertown is one of the most...
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....
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...
Mahar's Levi Baruch, right, fouls Athol High School's Tyler Lajoie, left, during Friday night's soccer match in Orange. The two will battle again on Wednesday as the No. 9 Raiders visit the No. 8 Senators in the opening round of the WMass Division III tournament. Photo By Josh Talbot
GRANBY — The Athol and Mahar boys’ soccer teams will duke it out one more time. It was announced Monday that the No. 8 Senators will host the No. 9 Raiders in the opening round of the WMass Division III tournament Wednesday night at 6. The teams played a pair of exciting games in the regular...
 Athol High School's Amber Mahony (4) makes a move against Mahar's Carly Jillson during Friday's soccer match in Orange. Both local teams will host opening round games on Thursday night. Photo By Josh Talbot
GRANBY — The Athol and Mahar girls’ soccer teams will host opening round games Thursday night as the WMass Division III tournament seeds were released on Monday afternoon. The Lady Senators (8-7-3) earned the No. 7 seed while the Lady Raiders (8-8-2) wound up eighth in the 10-team field. Mahar...

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