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Walpole sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

With the Fall I athletic season all wrapped up, Walpole High athletics still made headlines this past week with multiple athletes signing their NLIs to play a sport in college. Postseason awards for boys and girls soccer as well as boys and girls cross-country...

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Needham’s Kelley, McGrady commit to Brown

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School saw two of its varsity athletes sign their national letters of intent to play a sport at Brown University this past week.

Throughout the last four years, Grace Kelley was perhaps the most dominant all-around athlete at...

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Westwood’s Makin, Crowley sign NLIs

Ashley Mackin (left) and Abby Crowley (right) mask up and sign their NLI's at Westwood High School on November 16. Photo by Westwood Athletics.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School seniors Ashley Mackin and Abby Crowley signed their national letters of...

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Dover-Sherborn sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

With the Fall I athletic season coming to a close last week, Dover-Sherborn Regional High School had a multitude of its athletes honored with various postseason awards. DS also had several athletes sign their NLI's to play Division I sports and announced captains for...

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Field hockey caps season with win

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Fall I athletics officially came to a close this past week in Medfield. Boys and girls varsity soccer, as well as boys and girls cross-country, all ended their respective seasons on November 15 against Norwood. The only team left with games to play during...

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Porkers conquer COVID with unbeaten season

Senior Madison Field (13) makes a cut and works the ball towards the cage for a scoring chance against Braintree on October 5. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It was about as unorthodox as a season possibly could be...

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Hillberg named Westwood girls hockey coach

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School girls hockey has become one of the top programs in Division II. Throughout the last decade, long tournament runs have become the norm for the Wolverines. The program has also helped mold players such as Kat Keith (Endicott), who've gone on...

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Dover-Sherborn sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn Regional High School wrapped up its first - and hopefully last - pandemic-altered Fall I athletic season this past weekend as the Raiders took on rivals Medfield and Dedham.

  • Varsity field hockey earned a pair of 2-0 victories at...
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Needham sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School Fall I athletes continued to power through this COVID-impacted season this past week as the Rockets squared off against rivals Wellesley, Newton North and Brookline.

  • Boys soccer earned 2-0 victory at Wellesley on November 7. Senior Daniel Faynstein...
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Medfield soccer caps perfect season

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The 2020 season could not have been more unconventional for Medfield High School boys varsity soccer.

The unpredictability of COVID-19 spikes around the TVL and the state of Massachusetts added a heightened sense of uncertainty throughout the entire season for...

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Medfield, Xaverian lacrosse back in action

Senior midfielder Cristian Reyes (pictured) celebrates a goal during the second half of Xaverian’s fall ball victory against Hingham on Saturday in Taunton. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School and Xaverian lacrosse both had high expectations for their...

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DS sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It’s down to five active Fall I varsity athletic teams in Dover-Sherborn with golf ending its season with a 9-1 record last week.

Both boys and girls soccer and cross-country were in action this past weekend, while varsity field hockey had...

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BSC winter sports a go

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

COVID-19 is forcing adjustments in all aspects of everyday life. Sports such as soccer, field hockey, cross-country and golf all hold the benefit of being played outside. Although rules were implemented to limit player contact and prevent the spread of COVID, the Fall I...

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Girls soccer rolls on senior night

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Walpole High School girls varsity soccer team hosted Milton on Monday afternoon for their annual senior night.

Coming off a bye week, Walpole's last game was on October 22, a 1-1 tie at Braintree. Any questions as to whether...

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Westwood/XBHS sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School and Xaverian Brothers High School continued their Fall I athletic seasons this past week as the Wolverines and Hawks powered through some snowy conditions.

  • Westwood girls varsity field hockey earned a big 3-2 victory against reigning Division...
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Needham sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School powered through some snowy weather this past week as the Rockets took on rival Newton North in Fall I athletics.

  • Needham varsity field hockey held its annual senior night on October 28 and came away with a...
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Medfield sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

All Medfield High School varsity Fall I athletics were forced into postponement this past week due to inclement weather, culminating in an unseasonably early snow on Friday. Even so, the Warriors were still able to make some headlines.

  • All athletic...
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DS sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn Regional High School continued to power through this unprecedented Fall I athletic season this past week. Snow forced all of Saturday's games into postponement, but the Raiders played a full slate of games on Sunday in the rain.

  • The...
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Youth field hockey a hit in Needham

A group of first and second grade Needham youth field hockey players battle for a loose ball. Photo by Dina Hannigan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School has recently developed one of the top field hockey programs in Division I, qualifying...

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Needham sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School Fall I varsity athletics continued on this past week as the Rockets battled rival Natick.

  • Boys soccer earned a pair of wins against rival Natick. The Rockets won 3-2 on the road on October 21, followed by...
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