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 Athol's Katelyn Mahan (left) and Abby Roberts (right) get set to return the serve during the team's game against Pioneer Valley on Tuesday night in Northfield. The Red Raiders won the matchup 3-0. Photo by Adam Lewis
NORTHFIELD — The setting was one from a Stephen King novel — dark and stormy in a small town inside a gym so silent that you could hear a pin drop — but the story inside that gymnasium was far greater than anything King would write as the Athol girls’ volleyball team took down Pioneer Valley 3-0,...
Varsity girls soccer Frontier 3 Athol 0 ATHOL — It was a dark and wet night for the Red Raiders’ Senior Night but the team was able to play through it for the final home game for seniors Amber Mahony, Crista Jillson, Kaitlin Baptista, Mercedez Young, Payton Parker and Destiny Wrigley. “All...
Mahar's Aileen Fitzgerald controls the ball moving downfield against Turners Falls on Monday night in Orange. Mahar won 4-1 and need at least one tie in their final two games to qualify for playoffs. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — It was a perfect ending to a perfect start. With a pregame ceremony to recognize the team’s four seniors, Hannah Birch, Lura Misner, Erin Sandova and Jess Walker, in for their last home with the Mahar varsity field hockey team, they also ended the night with a quality 4-1 win over...
Varsity boys soccer Athol 2 South Hadley 0 SOUTH HADLEY — The Red Raiders got back on track Monday afternoon with their 2-0 win to bounce back from their 3-0 loss to Hopkins Academy the previous Monday. Justin Blake scored his third goal of the year on a 25-yard free kick 12 minutes into the...
The following are the results from Oct. 21 games of the YMCA’s youth soccer program: U7 Athol Savings Bank 8 Kessler 0 Maziah Calypso and Hunter Kuehl had three goals each for Athol Savings Bank while Broden Whitney had two goals. Rylan Rathburn added one assist. Athol Rotary 1 Athol...
ATHOL — Red Raider fans were cheering during their 41-12 win over the Greenfield Green Wave on Friday night while Senator fans were jeering during their 22-20 loss to the Mount Greylock Mounties. The Athol Red Raiders are now 2-5 on the year while the Senators are now 2-4. Both teams have one game...
The Mahar Senators set up in the offensive zone, inside the 20-yard line during the team's matchup against Mt. Greylock High School on Friday night in Orange. Photo by Greg Vine
ORANGE — The Mahar Senators drove downfield with under five minutes to play in the fourth quarter, down 22-20, but their rally was stopped short in the end zone by a key interception to secure the victory for the Mt. Greylock Mounties. Things looked good in the early going for the Mahar Senators...
Athol's Robbie Nelson (44) runs in the open field for a 61-yard touchdown during the second quarter of Friday night's matchup against the Greenfield Green Wave. Nelson ran for four touchdowns and 244 yards and the Red Raiders won 41-12. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Not even a brick wall could stop the Red Raiders’ run game. The team used eight different running backs to combine for 369 yards in their 41-12 commanding win over the Greenfield Green Wave on Friday night to improve to 2-5 on the season while dropping Greenfield to 3-3 on the year. “...
Athol's Hudson Carlson puts the ball in play following a ball hit out of bounds by Gardner during the first half of Friday's game in Gardner. Photo by Adam Lewis
GARDNER — It was a tough outcome for what looked like a promising game for the Athol varsity field hockey team, giving up three goals in both halves en route to a 6-1 loss to the Gardner Wildcats on Friday afternoon. Payton Fitzsimmons had three goals for the Wildcats — two in the first half and...
ATHOL — The Athol girl’s varsity volleyball team fell to the Easthampton Eagles in three sets, losing 25-20, 25-23 and 25-16 on Friday night at home. The Eagles improved to 10-3 with the win while the Red Raiders fell to 8-9. The Red Raiders must win two of their three remaining games to qualify...

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