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Nick Casella runs the ball for the Red Raiders against the Easthampton Eagles back on Sept. 29. Casella returns to the lineup this week, which should help improve everyone around him, according to Red Raider coach Bill LaRose. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol Red Raiders have one task tonight against the Greenfield Green Wave: stop running back RJ Byrd, a powerhouse back averaging 6.9 yards per carry with nine touchdowns and 976 yards on the year. “I think that when our defense is on it’s one of the better defenses in the league. I...
ORANGE — The Mahar middle school girls’ soccer team defeated Greenfield 4-0 on Thursday afternoon to complete their undefeated season. The team finished with a perfect 9-0 record. “The girls performed consistently throughout the season and have great attitudes,” said Mahar coach Jill Ninteau. “...
The following are the most recent results from the Athol Soccer Club: Gardner 6 Athol 5 (Girls Grades 3 & 4) Down 4-0, the Athol girls found a way to come back and tie the game at five. With two minutes left in the second half, Gardner scored the deciding goal for the win. Athol (A) 3...
BELCHERTOWN — The Athol Red Raiders’ field hockey team was looking to avenge a controversial call that led to a 1-1 tie with the Belchertown Orioles back on Sept. 20. Unfortunately, the Orioles used two first-half goals to propel themselves to a 2-1 win over the Red Raiders on Thursday afternoon...
Mahar's James Temple corrals in the ball on the offensive possession during the second half of Wednesday's game against Monument Mountain in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Senators must wait yet another day to clinch a playoff berth. After the team played to a 1-1 tie on Wednesday afternoon against the Monument Mountain Spartans, the team remains one win away from a spot in the MIAA sanctioned tournament. But even though they did not win, the tie was...
Varsity girls soccer Narragansett 5 Fitchburg 0 BALDWINVILLE — Olivia Pineyro scored two goals for the Warriors while Angelina Davis, Meaddow LePouttre and Heaven Thompson each scored one in their 5-0 win on Wednesday afternoon. Andrea Palafox had seven saves for the Warriors, earning the...
ATHOL — The following are recaps of the YMCA’s soccer program from Oct. 14: U7 Kessler 3, Starretts 0 Tyler Kaczmarczyk scored two goals and one assist while Jonah Jovanovic scored one goal and Noah Beauregard scored one assist for Kessler. Adryianne Corser and Connor Johnson both added...
Mahar's Lauren Henne serves the ball during game two of five against the South Hadley Tigers on Tuesday night in Orange. The Tigers won the set 25-16 and the match 3-2. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Tuesday’s matchup for the Mahar Senators could have very well been a playoff preview. With the South Hadley Tigers coming into town, the Senators faced a team that was two wins away from clinching a playoff spot and has made the playoffs three out of the last four seasons. The Senators...
ATHOL — The following is a recap of YMCA soccer action from Oct. 8: U7 Herrick’s Tavern 4 Athol Savings Bank 4 Rob Farrow scored three goals for Herrick’s Tavern while Ian Hodgden scored one. For Athol Savings Bank, it was Hunter Kuehl with three goals and Broden Whitney with one goal and...
MONTAGUE — The Mahar middle school football team fell to Turners Falls 20-12 on Tuesday afternoon. Jayden Carey scored the Senators’ first touchdown on a 60-yard run. Austin Matthews had a five-yard run for the Senators’ second score of the game. Deavin McGivern had a fumble recovery while Connor...

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