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Varsity boys soccer Hopkins 3 Athol 0 HADLEY — Sometimes the better team just finds a way to win. The Golden Hawks scored two second half goals to propel them to the 3-0 win over the Red Raiders on Monday afternoon, improving to 13-1 on the year and 9-0 in the Schmid conference. Athol’s Jordan...
Correction: In October 16’s edition of the Athol Daily News, it was wrongly reported that the Athol girls’ varsity soccer team won their matchup 3-1 against Quabbin High School on Saturday afternoon. Quabbin High School won the matchup 6-0. The Red Raiders fell to 6-7-1 on the year following the...
Athol quarterback Keegan Lutz (22) hands the ball off to Robbie Nelson (44) during the team's game against Franklin County Tech on Saturday afternoon in Turners Falls. Nelson had three touchdowns on 17 carries for the Red Raiders. Franklin County won 28-20. Photo by Mike Phillips
TURNERS FALLS—The Athol Red Raiders never gave up against the Franklin County Tech Eagles but couldn’t finish out the comeback victory as they fell 28-20 on Saturday afternoon. With 1:22 left in the fourth quarter, the Red Raiders strung together a 13 play, 71-yard drive to bring it to within...
Varsity boys soccer Athol 3 Quabbin 1 BARRE—The Red Raiders second half goals from Hayden Herk and Maysin Tarbell to propel themselves to the 3-1 victory of Quabbin Regional High School on Saturday afternoon. The win qualifies the Red Raiders for postseason play as they improved to 9-4-1 on...
Athol's Alexis Carrasquillo gives the ball a hit while Paige Truehart looks on during the team's matchup against the Mahar Senators on Friday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Mahar’s Sophia Smith gave the ball a bump, placing it in right in the middle of the court where no defender was for the 25-17 win in game for the Senators’ 3-1 win over the Athol Red Raiders. “It felt very good,” said Mahar’s interim head coach Julianna Yetter. “I know the girls were...
AMHERST — The Amherst Hurricanes took care of the Mahar Senators on Friday, winning 19.5-4.5 over Mahar. Tucker Ninteau scored one and a half points out of the second spot for the Senators while Treyton Pasakinskas scored one out of the number one spot. Corey Sanderson scored one while Brandon...
 Mahar's Matt Jenks gives the ball a boot during the team's 6-2 win over the Sci-Tech Cybercats on Thursday afternoon in Orange. Jenks scored four goals throughout the game. He now has 12 goals on the year. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Leadership is one value that is indispensable on any field. With Matt Jenks back in the lineup after missing a game, the Senators’ senior leader proved that statement correct, scoring four goals in the team’s 6-2 win over the Sci-Tech Cybercats on Thursday afternoon. “He’s a very...
Varsity boys soccer Athol 2 Greenfield 0 GREENFIELD — After a tough loss to Palmer on Saturday, the Red Raiders bounced back on Thursday afternoon with the 2-0 win against the Green Wave. The team scored both goals in the first half. Maysin Tarbell scored his third goal on the season while...
Caleb Jennings of Athol recently competed in the Jconcepts Fall Indoor radio controlled off-road Nationals in Fitchburg, winning the four wheel drive superstock 13.5 class for his fifth Nationals title in just four years of attending this race. Jennings, who is pictured with his awards, cars and truck, also posted strong finishes in three other events.  Submitted photo
FITCHBURG — Caleb Jennings of Athol, son of Clayton and Laurie Jennings, recently competed in the Jconcepts Fall Indoor radio controlled off-road Nationals in Fitchburg. There were a total of 315 entries spread out over nine different classes with competitors coming from many states all over the...
Mahar's Aria Flematti sets the ball up for a Mahar point during the team's 3-1 win over the Mohawk Warriors on Wednesday night in Orange. Flematti had 22 assists throughout the game. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Ring the bells, cue the music, the Mahar Senators girls varsity team has clinched a spot in the playoffs. “It felt good. It was a really crucial win but the girls pulled through,” said interim head coach Julianna Yetter following the team’s 3-1 win over the Mohawk Warriors on Wednesday...

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