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Members of the Athol High School boys’ indoor track team are, left to right, front — Hayden Herk, Riley Carey, Mason Barrieau, Dennis St. Jean, Gabe Roberts, Chase Michaud, Hudson Carlson, Josh Herk. Back — Allen Clair, Nick Whelpley, Mike Welcome, Owen King, Shawn Smart, Lorenzo Carra, Zack Bergquist, Nigel Etienne. Not Pictured — Rowan Anderson, Xavier Santana, Luke Soucie, Anthony Negron, Jacob Billiel.
ATHOL — After years of being undermanned, the Athol High School boys’ indoor track team seems positioned to compete in the Valley Division. It was the Lady Raiders who were competitive a year ago, but an influx of talent has the boys aiming high. “We have almost twice as many kids as we’ve had...
Members of the Mahar boys’ indoor track team are, left to right, front —  Loren Bennington, Oliver Fellows, John Nye, Caleb Nutter-Truehart, Anthony Nye, Damien Harris, Brian Nye, Jude Cook. Middle — Sebastian Shaw, Eli Smith, Edward Bennington, Kameron Elliote, Alex Currier, Zach Nottleson, Dominc Negron, Brandon Arsenault, Simon Powell. Back — Hunter Apteker, Ryan Badgley, Andrew Hill, Sean Doyle, Aaron Hendry, Seth Mitchell, Hugo Frost, Jamie Teele, Tyreece Younger, David Dexter.
ORANGE — Numbers remain high for the Mahar indoor track program, but the school lacks the firepower they’ve had in the past. The Senators are particularly thin on the male side where they will look for a number of younger kids to excel. “We have 60 kids, but we have a lot of young kids,” said...
Members of the Mahar wrestling team are, left to right, front — Adam Clement, Todd Chiasson, Evan Johnston, Brian Johnson, Carolyn Gilmore, Henry Ndayisaba, Peter Boisvert, Cassidy Layton, Jivason Riel. Middle — Peter Tattan, Seth Williams, Dylan Hatch, Miller Richardson, Jonathan Oaks. Holly Smith, Dylan Castine, Ben Gilmore, Owen Anderholm, Camden Mosher, Kyle Lloyd, Peter Currie, Justin deDiego. Back — Head coach John Speek, Chad Marcoux, Lucas Seney, Matt Herk, Branden Burke, Nick Shar
ORANGE — The Mahar wrestling team needed just two seasons to win a share of its first league title last winter. Now, with 32 wrestlers in the room, the Senators are looking to hang another banner. “We walked away with a share of the league championship last year,” said Mahar head coach John...
Up 14-0, the Patriots look poised to put the Broncos loss in the rearview mirror. A rugby kick followed and all hell broke loose. Some have blamed Bill Belichick, saying the kick cost the Patriots the game. Sure, it gave Philly life, but there are so many plays still to come. The lesson?...
ATHOL — The Athol Area YMCA is seeking teams for its men’s 5-on-5 basketball league which starts on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The league is played on Wednesday nights with an 11-week regular season ending on April 6. Playoffs begin on April 13 with the championship game being played on April 27....
The Red Sox are having themselves an excellent offseason. Dave Dombrowski followed up the acquisition of Craig Kimbrel with the signing of David Price this week. Price fills a major hole as the unquestioned ace. Sure, it cost $217M to fill the void, but it’s not my money. The money has been...
 The Athol High School football team dominated rival Mahar en route to a 24-6 victory in the 80th annual Thanksgiving Day football game, Thursday. The Raiders dedicated their stout performance to late teammate Mark Brighenti Jr. whose "87" jersey is being held up in the front row.Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — An emotionally-charged Athol High School football team left the crowd in stunned silence following a 24-6 victory over Mahar in the 80th annual Thanksgiving Day football game, Thursday. The Raiders hoped to honor late teammate Mark Brighenti Jr. with a victory over their rivals. They...
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A quick look at the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day football games: Eagles at Lions (Pk) The Eagles appear to be a mess and the Lions are playing tough on defense. Mark Sanchez is likely to start again for Philly which means you should take Detroit. Lions 23-21. Panthers at Cowboys (Pk) Despite...

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