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SPRINGFIELD — Westfield State senior Travon Godette broke a 27-year-old school record by clearing 6-feet, 9 3/4 inches in winning the high jump event at the Massasoit Classic, Saturday, at Springfield College. Godette, a former Mahar Regional standout, bettered the mark of 6-feet, 9 1/2 inches...
Mahar's Maeve Powell, left, works against Athol's Emily Casella during Friday's basketball contest in Athol. The Lady Raiders prevailed 53-41. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — Hope Parker was the missing ingredient and the Athol High School girls’ basketball team used a second half surge to upend Mahar 53-41, Friday night. The junior guard missed the December meeting between the two teams (a 48-40 Mahar win), but made her presence felt with a career-high 22...
Athol High School’s Tyler Lajoie shoots over Mahar defenders Issak Reinikainen (12) and Bryce Cleveland during Friday night’s basketball contest. The Raiders snapped a 15-game losing streak to the rival Senators with a 44-41 victory. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — As the Mahar faithful sat in stunned silence, Raider Nation rocked Mallet Gymnasium for the first time in a long while. The Athol High School boys’ basketball team ended a 15-game losing streak to the rival Senators with a 44-41 victory, Friday night.  The Raiders were able to overcome...
Mahar's Bryce Cleveland (42) looks to make his move as Pioneer's Jacob Willis (12) and Tyler Martin, right, close in during Thursday's basketball contest in Orange. Cleveland netted 18 points as the Senators earned a 64-61 victory over the Panthers. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar defense came up big in the clutch as the boys’ basketball team defeated Pioneer 64-61, Thursday night. An active Mahar unit prevented the Panthers from getting a shot to the rim on four consecutive possessions late in the fourth quarter as the Senators turned a five-point...
BUCKLAND — Mohawk Trail Regional High School jumped on top early and never looked back in handing the Athol High School boys’ basketball team its sixth consecutive loss, Thursday night, 62-41. The Warriors (11-3) jumped out to a 24-5 first quarter lead and went into the half with a 44-15...
NORTHFIELD — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Pioneer 24-5 on Thursday. Micalyn Mailloux led the victors with a game-high eight points. Courtney Page added six points for the Senators. Desiree Doane chipped in four. Siobhan Davis, Trinity Thomas and Kartyr Lankowski tacked...
NORTHFIELD — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball edged Pioneer for a 38-30 victory, Thursday. Matthew Lyesiuk led the Senators with 14 points in the win. Aden Santana and DeSean Watson tacked on six points apiece for Mahar. Jake Tenney, Charlie Barnes and Eli Gonzalez tacked on two points...
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School girls’ basketball team earned a 40-12 victory over Mohawk on Thursday. Taylor Cleveland pumped in eight points to lead the victors. Geca Baptista added seven while Sophie Putnam tacked on six points each. Reily Polana chipped in four points for Athol....
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School boys’ basketball team rolled to a 54-17 victory over Mohawk on Thursday. Nick Bousquet scored a game-high 13 points to lead the Marauders to the win. Jamie Lajoie added eight points while Sam Tourigny netted seven in the victory. Noah Pottinger and...
Athol High School’s Merrick Decker, top, takes control of Mahar’s Todd Chiasson during their 120-pound bout, Wednesday night. Decker, who recorded his 100th career win over the weekend, pinned Chiasson in the second period.Photo By Jos
ORANGE — For the second consecutive winter, the Mahar wrestling team defeated rival Athol High School.  The Senators used their strength in numbers to earn a 51-27 victory over the undermanned Raiders. Mahar took advantage of seven forfeits, totaling 42 points, to upend Athol. “We had some...

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