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Realignment makes DS fully DIII

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA recently released its new proposed alignment for statewide athletic tournaments set to begin in the 2021-2022 school year.

For Dover-Sherborn, the school will remain in Division III for most sports. This includes boys and girls basketball, as well...

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DS announces athletic award winners

Sarah Lamson and teammates pose together with their field hockey state championship banner and trophy back in November at Taunton High School. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn Regional High School announced its set of athletic award winners this...

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Spotlighting the 2020 DS softball team

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

All of the makings for a big bounce-back year were in place for Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity softball in 2020. The Raiders returned a bulk of their roster, including two senior co-captains: catcher/outfielder Emma Stiller and second baseman/outfielder Nora Raftery.

Marlow new hockey coach at DS/Weston

A group of DS/Weston High boys hockey players celebrate a goal against Millis/Hopedale last season. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

On June 2, Dover-Sherborn/Weston High School boys hockey announced the hiring of Alex Marlow as its new head coach, a...

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Saluting DS baseball’s 2020 senior class

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The 2020 senior class at Dover-Sherborn represented the final remaining group of players from the 2017 Division III South and Eastern Mass champion baseball team.

Four years ago, this group shocked the entire Massachusetts high school baseball community by making...

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Honoring DS’ 2020 Marathoners

For the first time in 124 years, the Boston Marathon will not be run. The 2020 Boston Marathon was cancelled last Thursday due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The race, which was postponed from its original date of April 20 to September 14, will be replaced by a virtual event...

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Nora Searle Field adds title plaques

The 2019 state championship plaques of the Dover-Sherborn Regional varsity boys lacrosse and varsity field hockey team were added to the press box at Nora Searle Field on Thursday. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

With much of the 2020...

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UNC’s Laidman making best of quarantine

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

North Carolina men’s lacrosse was in the midst of a major bounce-back season in 2020. An offense that already featured the likes of Tanner Cook (20 goals, seven assists) and Nicky Solomon (13 goals, 16 assists) was further sparked, thanks to the arrival of...

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Field hockey’s Birmingham coordinates food drive

Most high school-aged athletes are currently looking for ways to stay busy and active during all of this downtime in quarantine. Instead of letting the world fix itself, Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity field hockey player Eliza Birmingham decided to take matters into her own hands.

Last November, Birmingham...

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DS girls soccer staying active from home

Everyone is looking for ways to stay active in order to pass time during quarantine.

In Dover-Sherborn, the reigning TVL Small and Division III South champion girls varsity soccer team decided to make a video this past week. The interactive video shows the girls doing soccer drills from home, as...

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Highlighting Raider track following lost season

Senior Will Brown (8) helped DS to a second-place finish in the indoor state championship relay.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Dover Sherborn boys indoor track team came off the best winter season in program history and was ready to bring that...

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Chris Murray’s long road in hockey

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Like all hockey players growing up in New England, Dover native Chris Murray had the dream of playing in the NHL. After playing his junior hockey with the Cape Cod Whalers in 2002-2003, Murray, a puck-moving offensive defenseman, was offered a scholarship to play...

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DS girls soccer staying active from home

DS head girls varsity soccer coach Evren Gunduz took to Twitter this past week with a video showing ways soccer players can stay active from home during quarantine. Photos by Dover-Sherborn Athletics.

Reigning champions of Division III South, Dover-Sherborn girls varsity soccer has been one of the premiere...

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DS, Wellesley students take athletic awards

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn senior Lucas Bodkins and sophomore Ava Yablonski earned All-Scholastic honors for their hard work throughout the winter. Wellesley freshman Sofia Scirica and junior Owen Matejka were also named All-Scholastic. 

Bodkins earned his recognition by winning the state Nordic skiing title...

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Gregory, DS lacrosse still hopeful

By Mike Flanagan,
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor -

It’s normally the time of year in Dover-Sherborn when spring sports are getting into full swing. The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented sports, such as boys and girls lacrosse, baseball and softball, from starting their 2020 seasons. The MIAA is currently planning for...

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Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

MIAA sports back May 4

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA has pushed back the potential start of the 2020 spring athletic season to May 4, at the earliest, the organization announced on March 30. Originally scheduled to resume on April 27, the decision to push back the start of the season an...

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Schools, athletics remain shut down

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The COVID-19 outbreak has paused the entire sports world. All areas and levels of the sports industry are hurting right now. 

At the high school level, players are not able to compete. Along with being unable to make memories with teammates and stay active,...

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DS indoor track sets records at All-States

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was a record setting afternoon on Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston for the Dover-Sherborn Regional indoor track team. A total of nine DS athletes qualified for the All-State meet, the most in school history. This included Marielle Goganian, the first-ever DS female athlete to qualify...
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DS girls basketball celebrates senior night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, the Medfield girls’ basketball team, at one point, held a forty point lead over Dover-Sherborn, en route to what was ultimately a 65-29 victory. But while the Warriors, who the Boston Herald currently ranks 13th in the state, were quite pleased with how they played in...
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