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Malone, Walpole football out to impress

Pictured last season rushing off the edge, senior defensive end Conor Schlittler (18) will serve as one of three Walpole High School football co-captains in 2021. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Despite a 3-4 regular season, Walpole High School...

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New year, same goals for Berluti, Hawks

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After dwelling on their 1-6 regular season record in 2019 for a year and a half, the Xaverian Hawks enter this unprecedented 2020-2021 football season with a chip on their shoulder. A perennial favorite to win the Catholic Conference, the Hawks will look to...

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Ryan: Raiders ready for opportunity

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn Regional High School last took the field on Thanksgiving in 2019: a 34-14 defeat to arch rival Medfield. After dwelling on that defeat for 15 months, the Raiders are finally being given the opportunity to return to the gridiron this spring and play...

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Casey, Medfield football ready up

Pictured celebrating one of his three touchdown runs against DS in 2019, senior quarterback Ryan Murray (12) will serve as one of five Medfield High School football captains this spring. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It's been about a...

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Rocket revenge tour ready for liftoff

Pictured handing the ball off in 2019 against Milton, quarterback Will McDonald (left) says he and his Needham teammates are ready to dish out some revenge this spring as the senior will serve as one of seven co-captains for the Rockets. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

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DS basketball supplies TVL All-Stars

Pictured driving the ball to the rim against Norton, sophomore guard Hana Skeary (21) was named a TVL All-Star for her efforts on the hardwood for the Raiders throughout the 2020-2021 winter athletic season. Photo by Greg Hills.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Wagner watch: Bruins climb atop division

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It's been quite the start for the Boston Bruins in 2020-2021. Sitting at 11-3-2 with 24 points, the B's are currently positioned atop the MassMutual Eastern Division with a game in hand on the second-place Washington Capitals (9-5-3, 21 points).

Rockets earn points in four straight

Needham High School girls hockey's 2021 class of seniors pose for a picture before their game against Newton Co-op on February 13. Photo by Needham High Athletics

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School varsity girls hockey saw a little bit of...

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Champions, all-stars mark Medfield winter season

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School wrapped up the 2021 winter athletic season this past week. Along with the conclusion of the season, Medfield also saw multiple of its athletes recognized with postseason awards.

  • Varsity boys hockey defeated rival Hopkinton, 7-4, on Thursday...
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Hawks break drought, win Catholic Conference

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Throughout their history, Xaverian varsity hockey has been a bit of a little brother in the Catholic Conference. While the school has been able to produce future NHL talent such as Chris Wagner ('09), the postseason success and the conference championships hasn't been there....

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Raiders outlast Rockets in finale

Needham goaltender Ollie Lamadieu (pictured) hugs the post and keeps an eye on the play behind his net on Monday at Wellesley. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The annual Needham and Wellesley High School hockey games are some of...

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Raiders wrap up winter season

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Throughout the last two months, athletes at Dover-Sherborn Regional High have persevered and competed through some extremely challenging circumstances. This past week, DS winter athletes wrapped this extremely unprecedented season.

  • Varsity girls hockey earned a 1-1 tie with rival Westwood...
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Wolverines, Hawks finish winter seasons

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After persevering through some extremely challenging times the last two months, winter athletics came to a close for Westwood High School and Xaverian Brothers High School varsity teams this past week. Within the process of wrapping up the seasons, both the Hawks and Wolverines...

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Wamps outlast Walpole in finale

Sophomore forward Jason Finkelstein (16) moves the puck up through center on a breakout midway through the first period. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Despite all of their recent on-ice success, it certainly has not been an ideal past...

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Wilder’s late strike salvages Medfield tie

Senior captain and forward Chris Lawson (6) moves the puck into the attacking zone during Medfield's 6-6 tie at Ashland on Saturday night. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School varsity boys hockey traveled to Loring Arena in...

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Arthur’s late tally salvages Medfield tie

Junior forward Andrew Scier (19) moves the puck through the neutral zone. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Two of the TVL's top dogs met on Monday afternoon at Blackstone Valley IcePlex in Hopedale as Medfield High boys varsity hockey...

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Rocket hockey grinds in Milton

Senior forward Connor McNaughton (21) hustles in on the forecheck during Needham High boys varsity hockey's game at Milton on Wednesday night. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a two-week pause due to COVID protocols, Needham High School boys...

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Raiders rack up victories, accolades

Photos by Mike Flanagan

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity winter athletics continued this past week as the Raiders were in action against rivals Medway, Holliston and Norwood, as well as various schools across the state in alpine ski....

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Wolverines rolling through winter season

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School and Xaverian Brothers varsity winter athletics were back in action this week after several of the Wolverines and Hawks teams paused for a week due to COVID protocols.

  • Westwood girls hockey returned to action on February 6 following...
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Walpole excels on ice, court

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High School winter athletics continued on this past week as several varsity athletic teams returned to action for the first time in a week and a half following a brief COVID pause.

  • Boys hockey played three games in four...
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