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Grads receive more than $100000 in awardsAHS Scholarship Association alone grants $123100  Athol Daily News

ATHOL – Continuing one's education after high school graduation is financially daunting these days, but thanks to many generous organizations and individuals ...



Honorees celebrate at Athol High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Upper-echelon athletes and coaches in dress clothes were out in full force at the Athol High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, ...



Heat issue closes Athol High School early  Athol Daily News

ATHOL – With the days continuing to mount without multiple school cancellations due to snow, the Athol High School student population got an afternoon off for ...



AHS sends 75 new graduates to change the world  Athol Daily News

ATHOL – Students from the Class of 2019 – 74 in all – graduated this past Sunday. Questionable weather necessitated indoor ceremonies, but the grads were ...



With bloomin' talent and a bit of luck new generation takes on the unfamiliar: Athol High to present My Fair Lady  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — “My Fair Lady” is like an enduring confection. It may contain a questionable ingredient, but you sure hope they don't stop making it.A pair of Athol High ...



Athol High School Class of 1968 celebrates 50th class reunion  Athol Daily News

AHS 50th Class ReunionThe Athol High School Class of 1968 celebrated their 50th class reunion at Camp Cheneo on Saturday, Sept. 15. In addition to an ...



Athol Lions Variety Show to bring music, comedy, dance and magic to Athol High School  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The 60 plus members of the Athol Lions Club work hard all year to raise thousands of dollars to help the local community, and are known to have fun ...



AHS 2018 Hall of Fame banquet Saturday  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 induction banquet, hosted by the Athol-Royalston Athletic Association, will be held ...



Thanksgiving Day game tickets available  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Tickets for the Thanksgiving Day football game between long-time rivals Mahar Regional and Athol High School are available at Athol High School, ...



AHS Drama Club performs "A Game of Tiaras"  Athol Daily News

Game of Tiaras The Athol High School Drama Club recently performed A Game of Tiaras a comedy by Don Zolidis. The play was directed by Becky Songer and ...



Red Raiders drive Ferrari to win  The Recorder

ATHOL — The right arm of Mark Ferrari and the bat of Keegan Lutz lifted the Athol High School baseball team to a 6-0 win over crosstown rival Mahar Regional ...



Athol fall sports programs set to begin practice on Aug 23  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Athol High School and its athletic director, Dan Bevis, officially released the practice times for all Athol High School fall sports on Monday, with ...



Athol High School gets $7.3M grant for repairs  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Regional School District will soon receive a $7259839 grant to replace the roof, boiler and windows and doors at Athol High ...



Baseball: Oro golden for Red Raiders  Athol Daily News

ORANGE — Riding a strong start from Anthony Oro, the Athol High School baseball team beat Mahar Regional, 4-1, in a Hampshire League East matchup on ...



Riordon, as maid, is spotless in Athol High's 'My Fair Lady'  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The maid did it. That is, Maren Riordon, in the supporting role of housekeeper Mrs. Pearce, gave the standout performance in Athol High School's ...



Teachers, alumni topple students on court  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — With school bragging rights on the line, the Athol High School alumni and faculty took on the seniors in a basketball competition to raise money for an ...



Athol football opens up fall season with Friday practice  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — High School football is officially upon us.The Athol High School football program took to the practice field on Friday morning to commence the start of ...



AHS DESTINY Challenge  Athol Daily News

AHS DESTINY ChallengeThe second annual DESTINY Challenge took place at Athol High School on Thursday, December 20. The class of 2019 was ...



Div. 3 baseball: Ferrari fans 14 as Athol edges Easthampton  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Mark Ferrari was dominant for the Athol High School baseball team in its 1-0 win over Easthampton in the preliminary round of the WMass Division 3 ...



Athol runner Assumption bound  Athol Daily News

Dennis St. Jean spent a lot of time in high school running and training to increase his performance for the Athol track and field team.The dedication to his craft ...



Frontier, Athol to clash today  The Recorder

Even with the high school baseball season just getting underway due to the weather in New England, there will be a baseball game with a playoff-type ...



School Hoops: Hawks bury Raiders, 63-40  The Recorder

Carsten Carey's double-double propelled Frontier Regional School past Athol High School, 63-40, in a Hampshire League North Division boys' basketball game ...



AHS can and bottle drive Saturday  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol High School Class of 2019 Redeemable Bottle and Can Drive will be held Saturday, January 5 at the Kessler Investments, 2070 Main St., ...



Athol to honor its veterans on Monday  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Memorial Day services will be held Monday, May 27 starting with a flag raising and wreath laying ceremony conducted by the commanders of *service* ...



Orange Dance Studio recital set for Saturday  Athol Daily News

ORANGE — The Dance Studio of Orange is having its second annual May Recital which will showcase the dances of its youngest students ages 2 to 8.



King proud of accomplishments as AD  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Dave King will on July 1 enter his Athol High School office for the first time in 19 years without leading the Athol-Royalston athletic program. King will ...



AHS students serve up dinner and a show  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Dinner and a show. Does it get any better than that? Not according to the appreciative attendees at the annual Disney Dinner Concert hosted by the ...



AHS can and bottle drive Dec 1  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol High School Class of 2019 will hold a Redeemable Bottle and Can Drive on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Mr. Mikes parking lot (old Lyman Ward ...



Red Raiders on verge of tourney  The Recorder

ATHOL — The pitching quartet of Dilan Fountain, Anthony Oro, Noah Pottinger and Maysin Tarbell held Smith Academy to four hits in a 9-1 win for the Athol ...



70 graduate wizarding world of Athol High School  The Recorder

By DOMENIC POLI Recorder Staff ATHOL – Francine Morlock-Rajaniemi will always remember Athol High School as her Hogwarts.The salutatorian of the Class ...



Calendar: June 1-3  Athol Daily News

Saturday, June 17:30-10:30 a.m. — Saturday Morning on Royalston Common, Village School pancake breakfast at the Town Hall, Spectacular Silent Auction ...



Baseball: Athol's Bousquet fans 16, throws no-hitter  Athol Daily News

TURNERS FALLS — Nick Bousquet just missed a perfect game for the Athol High School baseball team on Monday.A two-out walk in the bottom of the seventh ...



Athol High School honor roll  Athol Daily News

Back row, left to right: Shannyn Moulton, Nicholas Wornham, Alexia Clapper, Erin Willard, Natalia Bermudez-Maldanoda, Chris Waslaske Jr, Carter Cochran, ...



(Red) Raiders, Hawks snag weekend wins  The Recorder

BELCHERTOWN — An explosive offensive performance gave the Athol High School softball team a convincing 22-5 win over Belchertown in a five-inning ...



Alexis Her's design selected for 2019 River Rat Race shirts  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The River Rat Race is changing its look this year. The Athol Lions Club, which organizes the race, decided to include area art students in a contest to ...



Bar set high for Athol boys indoor track & field team  Athol Daily News

After one of the most successful seasons in team history, the Athol boys indoor track and field squad is looking for more of the same this winter.Practices during ...



Wrestler Chris Waslaske wins 182-pound weight class at Red Raider Invitational  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Seventeen wrestling teams came together to get the high school wrestling season started, Saturday at Athol High School.The Red Raider Invitational ...



'We are all superheroes' Athol High graduates 90  Athol Daily News

By DEBORRAH PORTER Staff Writer ATHOL — A sea of red and white wove its way onto the Athol High School athletic field, members of the Class of 2018 ...



Schools exceed targets in English, math on MCAS  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — All schools in the Athol-Royalston Regional School District have exceeded targets in English and English Language Arts on the 2018 MCAS scores.



Calendar Nov. 22  Athol Daily News

Thursday, Nov. 22 10 a.m. — Thanksgiving Day football game between Mahar Regional and Athol High School at Athol High School, O'Brien Field in Athol.



Something is wrong at Athol elementary school  Athol Daily News

Something is wrong in our schools. As a long-standing member of the community, a teacher at Athol High School and a leader in the Athol Teachers' Association ...



Athol's Waslaske wins 182-pound Div. 3 state title  Athol Daily News

WAKEFIELD — Chris Waslaske accomplished two things for the Athol High School wrestling team at the Division 3 State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.



Call for entertainers: The Athol Lions Club wants you!  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Dust off those tap shoes and tune those ukuleles! The Athol Lions Club is preparing to host its first Variety Show at Athol High School on March 16 at 7 ...



Boys volleyball: Red Raiders grab Rams by horns  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — After losing seven of its last eight matches, the Athol boys volleyball team needed a win against Southwick on Tuesday night at Mallet Gymnasium.



WMass baseball: Hawks, Wave earn top 4 seeds  Athol Daily News

GREENFIELD — After losing to Taconic High School in the final of last year's WMass Division 3 baseball tournament, Frontier Regional School found itself ...



Frontier offense turns around  The Recorder

ATHOL — An efficient offensive attack from the Frontier Regional School softball team scattered the ball all over the field in a 10-3 win over Athol High School at ...



Athol student in custody after threat at school  Worcester Telegram

ATHOL – An Athol High School student was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after threats he made to multiple Athol High School students were discovered ...



School Baseball: Bousquet pitches Athol to 5-0 start  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — After another victory on Wednesday, the Athol High School baseball team is undefeated through five games this season.The Red Raiders beat ...



Red Hawks pick up where they left off in road win  The Recorder

ATHOL — It took two separate road trips, but the Frontier Regional baseball team beat Athol High School, 7-2, on Thursday. The two teams played a rain-soaked ...



Athol community cleanup project in the works  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — After seeing several posts on social media about the troublesome problem of trash in the streets around town, Heidi Strickland posed a simple ...



'Each soldier has a story; each soldier is a hero'  Athol Daily News

ATHOL – As thin white clouds stretched across the blue sky during the Memorial Day program at Silver Lake Cemetery, Deacon Bryan Lagimoniere, of the North ...



Athol Police: Jan 31-Feb 1  Athol Daily News

Thursday, Jan. 3112:37 a.m — Disabled motor vehicle, Brookside Road. Officer conducted traffic control for tow truck.1:21 a.m. — Report of two suspicious ...



Schlimmer-Lefever win fourth straight River Rat Race  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The 56th Annual River Rat started with a false start and confusion but had the usual finish. A rogue air horn started the pack early before the real start ...



10 Red Raiders named All-League  Athol Daily News

Athol High School had 10 student-athletes receive All-League recognition for their accomplishments over the course of the winter season. Topping the list was ...



Greenfield eliminates Athol softball  atholdailynews.com

GREENFIELD — On Tuesday, through the first six innings, the matchup between No. 1 seeded Greenfield varsity softball team and No. 8 Athol Red Raiders ...



Athol wrestler Chris Waslaske eyes postseason run  Athol Daily News

From the small town of Athol to a possible national stage.That is the goal for Chris Waslaske approaching the postseason for the Athol wrestling team.“Looking to ...



Mahar earns bragging rights against Athol  Athol Daily News

The Mahar Regional junior varsity team downed crosstown rival Athol, 19-7, in Orange on May 17.Anahbel Anderholm led the way with three hits for the ...



Play ball! Chuck Stone Little League kicks off with parade; 2019 season dedicated to Smith  Athol Daily News

ATHOL – A light rain fell Saturday morning as teams, coaches, parents, volunteers, and other supporters gathered at 68-year-old James H. Salevan Little ...



Bevis takes over as Athol athletic director  The Recorder

Athol High School's new athletic director is quite familiar with the school's various programs.Not only has Dan Bevis served as a head coach of several teams at ...



Bay State Games goes far beyond the field for father-son duo  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — After just one 15-pitch side-session, Athol High School rising junior Mark Ferrari pitched his way onto a rather selective Bay State Games team ...



Boys basketball: Guards play big as Mahar sinks Athol  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The smaller players played a big role for the Mahar boys basketball team in a 52-29 win over Athol on Friday night.Guard Jordan Desrosiers scored ...



Athol baseball sees highs and lows in 2018  Athol Daily News

As part of an offseason series, the Athol Daily News will review each varsity spring sports team and its 2018 season. In the third installment, the Athol Daily News ...



St. Jean readying for Western Mass. meet  Athol Daily News

It's time for some real competition for Dennis St. Jean.After an outdoor season full of sporadic meets and not many real challenges, the distance runner has ...



Agawam High hands Athol 3-0 loss in boys volleyball matchup  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol boys volleyball team has had steady success to start the season, including wins against tough opponents. On Tuesday night, the Red ...



Leblanc aims to match Olivia Joy in playoffs  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — At first, it may seem unusual to hear about a younger player looking up to and trying to mimic others on the athletic field at the high school level.



Orange Police Log: May 11  Athol Daily News

Saturday, May 1112:37 a.m. — East Main Street caller advised for the past couple nights a vehicle has been parking on the side of the building right out of ...



Boy struck by truck remains in critical condition  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — A 13-year-old boy struck by a vehicle Tuesday remains sedated and on a ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit at UMass Memorial Medical Center in ...



Grand opening of new Pet Supplies Plus in Athol on Saturday  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The new Pet Supplies Plus store at 111 Tower Road in the North Quabbin Commons shopping center will be holding its official grand opening this ...



Lions' first Variety Show in fundraising history proves bright idea  Athol Daily News

chutzpah - n. audacity that can be good ATHOL — This may be small-town New England in 2019, but that old world Yiddish word for “boldness” has barged into ...



Athol's Waslaske rules at 182 pounds  The Recorder

WAKEFIELD — Chris Waslaske accomplished two things for the Athol High School wrestling team at the Division 3 State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.



Strong with AAU girls, Mahar A cruises past Athol  atholdailynews.com

GARDNER — The Mahar varsity girls basketball team, to certain standards, had a successful 2017-18 season, going 13-7 and earning the 10th seed in the ...



Mahony, Waslaske wrap up season  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — Jon Mahony anchored the Athol varsity wrestling team at the 106-pound weight class, while Chris Waslaske anchored the team out of the 182-pound ...



State finds dozens of schools in Central Mass. need 'assistance or intervention'  Worcester Telegram

Across the region are 36 schools the state has deemed to be in need of "assistance or intervention," under new accountability standards unveiled Thursday, ...



Ring sounds alarm for Red Hawks offense  The Recorder

SOUTH DEERFIELD — With one swing of the bat, Macy Ring energized the Frontier Regional School softball team in a 6-2 Franklin County League win over ...



Five seniors lead Athol baseball squad  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — A different but compelling feeling comes about when around the Athol varsity baseball team. Not many words can describe the feeling other than a ...



Athol girls track and field win first meet  atholdailynews.com

ORANGE — On Tuesday at Mahar Regional High School, the Athol varsity girls track and field team defeated Pioneer Valley Regional, 79-57, for its first win in ...



Soccer: Wrisley tallies twice as Hawks blank Athol  The Recorder

Jess Wrisley put home a goal in each half, and host Frontier Regional School made the plays when it needed to en route to a solid 3-0 shutout of Athol High ...



Warriors survive late Raider run  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — Caitlin Johnston and Isis Moon both homered for the Mohawk Trail Regional softball team in a 7-6 Franklin County League win over Athol High ...



Athol softball swinging big bats in 2018  atholdailynews.com

In 2017, the Athol varsity softball team was one of the better hitting teams in one of the toughest leagues in western Massachusetts.The Red Raiders hit at a .340 ...



Annual Mr. Athol on Thursday  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — The 8th annual Mr. Athol will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, and one student is going for a second win.The fundraiser that started in 2011 will be at ...



Bigwood earns MVP for Athol softball and three others awarded  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol High School softball program recently held its award banquet where they awarded four members.The program awarded Haley Bigwood as ...



More than 400 flags retired on Flag Day at Athol American Legion  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; on Aug. 3, 1949, National Flag Day was ...



Waslaske seeks 1st for Athol graplers  The Recorder

When Chris Waslaske gets on the mat to wrestle at the All-State Tournament on Friday, he will attempt to make history for the Athol High School wrestling ...



Mahar boots Red Raiders  The Recorder

ATHOL — It's gotta be the shoes?Any decent footwear would have come in handy on the frozen track of Thomas J. O'Brien Field Thursday morning. Yet Mahar ...



Athol-Southwick could come down to one swing  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — When 11th-seeded Athol High School varsity baseball team takes on sixth-seeded Southwick Regional on Friday at 7 p.m., the two seem destined to ...



Wave, Athol tie for boys crown  The Recorder

Greenfield High School and Athol High School each went 2-1 against Valley North League opponents on Friday to finish tied atop the final standings during the ...



Athol wins wild affair  The Recorder

An error with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning allowed Bryce King to trot home with the game-winning run, lifting host Athol High School to a wild 6-5 ...



Senior-laden team bodes well for Athol boys volleyball  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol High School varsity boys volleyball team overcame an 0-2 start to reach the playoffs last season.First-year coach Sean MacDonald moved ...



Wave shakes off loss  The Recorder

After a season-opening, extra-inning loss to Athol High School on Thursday afternoon, the Greenfield High School baseball team was looking for a spark on ...



MacDonald thankful to be back  The Recorder

Sean MacDonald may be the most over-qualified junior varsity coach in the state of Massachusetts this spring.He may also be one of the most appreciative ...



Athol pitching talent is deep  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — As the Athol varsity baseball team lost both games of a doubleheader against Salem High School to kick off the Memorial Day weekend, the Red ...



Five Athol athletes named all-league  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — Five Athol High School athletes were named all-league in their respective sport. Senior Destiny Wrigley earned all-league status in the Franklin North ...



Open house to bid farewell to Athol's Dr. Mathew  Athol Daily News

By MALISA YOUNGERFor the Athol Daily NewsATHOL — How do you honor someone who has dedicated more than 37 years of their life to our community?



Local sports: Athol Middle School boys soccer beats Murdock  Athol Daily News

Ben Kearney and Tavaris Atwood each scored two goals for the Athol boys middle school soccer team in a 5-1 win over Murdock, Friday.Jameson Vincent also ...



Area youngsters enjoy Red Raider Basketball School  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Red Raider Basketball School recently held its annual camp ran by Athol High School's Dan Bevis.The camp was split into three divisions ...



Athol High, Starrett partner to start science lab  The Recorder

ATHOL — The Starrett name is almost synonymous with Athol.Maine native Laroy S. Starrett formed The L.S. Starrett Co. in 1880 and quickly forged a reputation ...



Warriors ride balanced scoring  The Recorder

ATHOL – A balanced attack helped the Mohawk Trail Regional High School boys basketball team beat Athol High School, 69-51, on Monday night.



'I ended up making the Eiffel Tower': Starrett lab leads to workforce learning program  The Recorder

ATHOL — Athol High School senior Kirsten Newell plans to attend Worcester State University, where she will likely major in math. Classmate Daniel Arpide is ...



Kris Selanis sets bar for Athol track throwers  atholdailynews.com

ATHOL — Kris Selanis keeps raising the bar for himself and every future Athol High School thrower.During the recent All-State indoor track & field meet, Selanis ...



Director Capone-Bouchard plans summer theater workshops on lessons happily lived  Athol Daily News

ORANGE — This writer couldn't help but get a little lost in snippets of Julie Capone-Bouchard's life story, while gathering facts on her planned summer ...



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