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Mahar running back Malik Adams (22) uses a stiff arm to keep a pair of Pittsfield defenders at bay during Friday night's football contest in Orange. Adams racked up 75 yards rushing, giving him 1,013 for the season, but the Senators suffered a 20-18 loss to the Generals. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar football team was dealt a double-whammy in a 20-18 loss to Pittsfield, Friday night, at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex. With 43 second to play, Generals’ quarterback Kolbe Muzzy connected with Terrick Boire for a 26-yard touchdown on a fourth-and-seven play to give...
Athol's Shawn Smart (30) makes a cut up the field as teammate Nick Casella (25) throws a block during Friday night's football contest in Athol. The Raiders defeated Smith Voke 39-12 for their third straight victory. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Red Raiders easily rolled to their third straight victory at a cold and windy O’Brien Field Friday night. The Athol High School football team made quick and easy work of Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, beating the Vikings, 39-12, and were never really challenged. Athol...
Mahar running back Malik Adams tries to elude a Belchertown defender during a recent football contest in Orange. Adams needs 68 yards to join teammate Clay Richardson in the 1,000-yard club. The Senators host Pittsfield tonight. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — Another week, another chance for the Mahar football team to prove itself. After knocking off Easthampton last Friday, the Senators (7-2) take aim at Pittsfield High School. The Generals (6-3) were the No. 2 seed in the WMass Division V playoffs before being eliminated by Taconic last...
Athol High School quarterback Trever Mousseau tucks and runs during last week’s football contest in Athol. The Raiders seek their third straight win as they host Smith Voke tonight. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — After back-to-back victories, the Athol High School football team is beaming with confidence. They will have one more crack at a confidence boost heading into Thanksgiving Day when Smith Voke comes to town tonight. “Things are definitely better than they were a couple of weeks ago and we...
 Athol High School's Emily Casella inked her National Letter of Intent to attend Assumption College as a member of the track and field program Thursday morning. Casella signed the letter in front of family, friends and school officials in Mallet Gymnasium. Front, left to right -- Darlene Goldthwaite, Emily Casella, Ruth Robertson. Back -- Scott Goldthwaite, Chris Casella, Nick Casella and Irene Inniss. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — Athol High School senior Emily Casella committed to Assumption College on Thursday morning. The three-sport star inked her National Letter of Intent to become a part of the Greyhounds’ track and field program. Casella owns the Athol High School record in the shot put with a mark of 39-...
ATHOL — Youth basketball registration is currently ongoing at the Athol Area YMCA. A skills day will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21. Grades 5-8 start at 8:30 a.m. with grades 3-4 to follow at 10 a.m. League play will begin on Saturday, Dec. 5. Skills and drills is open for preschool-aged players...
I spent much of the fall building up the Mahar field hockey team as a WMass title contender. After years of playing in the Division I tournament due to a number of boys playing on the team, the Senators were set to compete in Division II tournament this year. The only problem is they didn’t make...
Athol High School’s Shelby Roussel dives to the floor to save the volleyball during Monday night’s match in Lee. The Lady Raiders’ season came to an end following a 25-9, 25-15, 25-7 loss to Lee High School in the WMass Division III quarterfinals. Photo By Josh Talbot
LEE — The Athol High School volleyball team knew it would need its best performance of the season to upset No. 2 Lee, Monday night. Instead of meeting the challenge, the Lady Raiders turned in their worst effort of the season in a 25-9, 25-15, 25-7 loss to the Wildcats in the WMass Division III...
Athol High School's Kaitlin Baptista, left, and Granby's Kate Sarnacki stare at the ball during Sunday's soccer match in Granby. The Rams eliminated the Lady Raiders with a 4-0 victory. Photo By Josh Talbot
GRANBY — Granby High School is becoming a thorn in the side of the North Quabbin Region. The Athol High School girls’ soccer team saw its postseason end with a 4-0 loss to the top-seeded Rams, Sunday afternoon, in the quarterfinal round of the WMass Division III tournament. It was the third...
DALTON — The Lady Senators reached the end of their playoff road Saturday night in the Berkshires. The seventh-seeded Mahar Regional School girls soccer team fell to second-seeded Wahconah Regional High School, 4-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Western Mass. Division III Girls Soccer...

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