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Athol High School's Emily Casella (15) reaches for a loose rebound as Mahar's Jazmyn Vautour (11) defends. Also pictured are Lindsey Hamlett (5), Julia Carey (14) and Kianna Whitmore (50). The Mahar girls earned a 48-40 victory in the first of two games between the teams this winter. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — Score round one to the Lady Senators. In a battle of the Franklin North’s top two teams, the Mahar girls’ basketball team pressured a short-handed Athol High School team into 31 turnovers en route to a 48-40 victory, Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders were without starting guard Hope...
Mahar's Owen Cook (15) draws Athol defender Carter Amadon off his feet during Tuesday night's basketball contest in Orange. The Senators prevailed 62-34. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — With its confidence restored, the Mahar boys’ basketball team looked dominant in a 62-34 drubbing of rival Athol High School, Tuesday night, in Grzesik-Bixby Gymnasium. The win was the first of the season for the Senators who lacked offensive confidence in losses to Hampshire and Mohawk...
Mahar’s Elina Gordon-Halpern, left, attempts to wrestle the ball away from Athol’s Lexi Cucchi during Monday night’s basketball contest in Athol. The Lady Raiders prevailed 40-31. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — The Athol High School junior varsity girls’ basketball held off a second half surge by rival Mahar to secure a 40-31 victory, Monday night. The Lady Raiders controlled play throughout the first half in building a 21-8 halftime lead. Mahar battled throughout the second half and cut the...
Athol High School’s Isaac Raulston, left, drives past Mahar’s Cam Burnett during Monday’s basketball contest in Athol. The Senators secured a 46-27 victory over the Raiders. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — The Mahar junior varsity boys’ basketball team put the clamps down in the second half to earn a 46-27 victory over Athol on Monday night. It was the Raiders who led 19-18 at the half, but the Senators allowed just eight points after the break to secure the win. Mahar used full court...
It’s Christmas Eve and temperatures are expected to be in the 60s. I’m sure that’s a problem for scientific reasons, but I’m going to enjoy it. My Christmas gift to you is a week of mediocre picks. Merry Christmas! Chargers at Raiders (-6) When was the last time Oakland was favored by nearly a...
Mahar's Gabe O'Lari, right, attempts to drive past a Pioneer defender during Tuesday night's basketball contest in Northfield. The Senators fell at the buzzer, 59-58. Photo By Mike Phillips
NORTHFIELD — A late Mahar rally went for naught as Pioneer star Brad Hastings sank an 18-footer at the buzzer to give the Panthers a 59-58 victory, Tuesday night. The Senators found themselves in a 10-point hole with two minutes to play, but were within a point after a Gabe O’Lari bucket. After...
Athol High School's Tyler St.Cyr dribbles the basketball as Mohawk's Justin Wood defends during Tuesday night's basketball contest in Athol. The Raiders fell to the Warriors, 62-47. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — Undermanned and overmatched, the Athol High School boys’ basketball team never stood a chance on Tuesday night. Mohawk Trail Regional School jumped on top early before throwing it into cruise control in a 62-47 victory over the Raiders. The Warriors (7-0) scored the final 10 points of...
LONGMEADOW — After a loud start, the Athol High School girls’ basketball team went down with a whimper in a 62-34 loss to Longmeadow, Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders scored the game’s first five points and Julia Carey’s buzzer-beater had Athol tied at 18 after a quarter of play. The Raiders...
BUCKLAND — The Athol-Royalston Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Mohawk 33-20 on Tuesday. Macy Litalien led the Marauders with seven points. Geca Baptista added six points. Sophie Putnam chipped in five while Taylor Cleveland had four. Haley Bigwood added three points in the win....
BUCKLAND — The Athol-Royalston Middle School boys’ basketball team rolled to a 61-15 victory over Mohawk on Tuesday. The Marauders pounded the Warriors in the first half in building a 34-5 lead. Nick Bousquet netted a game-high 12 points. Maysin Tarbell tacked on 10 while Parker Deleo and...

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