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DS winter track starts strong

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity winter track team had its best start to a season in program history this past weekend at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Senior Oren Wiemeyer broke the school record in the 600 after running a 1:28.89, previously held by current Boston College track...
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Hopes high for DS hockey

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After coming one win shy of a berth in the state tournament, Dover-Sherborn/Weston High School boys hockey enters the 2019-2020 season looking for a bounce-back. “I think like any team, we want to get back to playing in the tournament,” said head coach Tom Bourque about his Raiders...
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Raider field hockey wins state

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a thrilling 1-0 victory against Sandwich in the Division II South finals, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School field hockey team capped off their 2019 season with a state title on Saturday at WPI. Following a 2-1 victory against North sectional champ Lynnfield in the state semifinals...
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DS takes Division II South

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Heading into the 2019 season, expectations were high for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity field hockey team. Following a 15-1-2 regular season that included winning a share of the TVL title, it’s safe to say those expectations were met. However, when a team returns as much talent...
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Dover-Sherborn’s Evans crowned DIII golf champ

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was about as dramatic of a moment as they come for any athlete; a one-hole playoff with a state championship on the line in your final high school match. That was the stage on which Dover-Sherborn Regional High School golfer Cooper Evans found himself on last week...
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DS handles depleted Wellesley squad

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Already without Rory Clare due to a stress reaction in her leg, the Wellesley Raiders’ girls’ soccer team had to replace Elisabeth Rourke early in the first half of a scoreless game after a head-to-head collision. She would spend the rest of the game on the bench with...
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Raiders and Wolverines fight to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The top two field hockey programs in the TVL met at Flahive Field last Wednesday afternoon as Westwood hosted Dover-Sherborn for the lone meeting between the two rivals in 2019. The Raiders (11-1-2, 9-0-1) traveled to Westwood looking to not only spoil the unbeaten season for the Wolverines...
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Raiders fight Blackhawks in downpour

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Down 14-0 in the third quarter and getting stuffed on the one-yard line on a failed fourth down conversion, the Dover-Sherborn football team had every opportunity to quit Friday afternoon against Bellingham. Their bleachers were barely half-full, it was cold, it was windy, it was downpouring, and the...
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Shue’s late strike propels Raiders by Warriors

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the top girls soccer teams in the TVL met on the pitch at Medfield High School on Tuesday as Medfield played host to bitter rival Dover-Sherborn for the first and only time this season. The Raiders (9-1-0) entered on the heels of a 2-1 bounce-back victory...
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DS girls roll to 6-0

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering the 2019 season, DS girls soccer entered with high expectations following a long run in the Division III playoffs last year. So far in 2019, the Lady-Raiders have lived up to those expectations by starting the year 6-0 (6-0 TVL) and outscoring opponents 21-1. On Thursday, the...
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Kelley lifts Rockets over Ahola, Raiders

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two field hockey teams with high expectations this season met at Nora Searle Field on Monday for an early-season Division II vs. Division I non-conference showdown as Dover-Sherborn hosted Needham. Thanks to a goal by junior Grace Kelley and a 13-save performance in net by Cammie Foster,...
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DS field hockey fights off Medfield

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn and Medfield varsity field hockey teams met for the first of two times this 2019 season on Friday afternoon. The Raiders (2-0-0) entered looking to make it two straight wins to start the year, following a 4-1 season-opening victory against Medway last Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Warriors...
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Raiders throttle Wolverines in Westwood

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Having to replace fourteen seniors from last year’s team meant that the Westwood girls soccer team was going to have to come together extremely quickly. Unfortunately, the first game of the season was likely too early for the Wolverines to do that, especially against a team as good...
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DS field hockey ready to impress

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off of a 10-7-1 regular season and a preliminary round victory against Plymouth South in the Division II South playoffs, Dover-Sherborn Regional High field hockey returns a significant core of talent and appears poised to take the next step with a deep playoff run in 2019. In...
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Balmer, Doyle, Lady-Raiders aiming high

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite not rostering a single senior and squeaking their way into the Division III Tournament with an 8-8-2 record, Dover-Sherborn girls soccer did more than just raise a few eye brows last fall, thanks to their resilience. The No. 14 Lady-Raiders ravaged No. 3 Tri-County by a 5-0...
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DS football ready to impress

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 4-3 regular season that earned them the No. 7 seed in Division V South, along with a Thanksgiving victory over rival Medfield, Dover-Sherborn football is ready to take the next step and build upon that success in 2019. Leading the Raiders this season will be five senior...
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Niit, Raider soccer gear up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 9-5-4 regular season and a gut-wrenching 1-0 defeat to TVL rival Norton in the Division III South sectionals last November, Dover-Sherborn boys soccer enters the 2019 season ready and motivated. With John Muckstadt departing to play at Colgate, the DS backfield is going to look...
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Raider lax fills All-State team

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports After taking home the Division III state championship back in June with a 7-4 win over rival Grafton at Babson, Dover-Sherborn lacrosse is back in the headlines after making up approximately a sixth of the BostonLax Division III All-State team. Along with being named Boston Globe Division III player of...
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Champs honored at Fenway

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After capturing the school’s first-ever Division III state championships in boys basketball this past winter, the Dover-Sherborn boys were honored at Fenway Park for their winning ways on July 15 ahead of the Red Sox game against the Toronto Blue Jays. The event capped off an absolutely incredible...
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9U boys win Tondorf Tournament

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Spring baseball led to summer baseball, and the 9U boys of summer made it count. Eleven players from DS were selected to play in the prestigious MetroWest Tondorf Tournament. The league included teams from Ashland, Bellingham, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Medway, Millis, and Dover Sherborn. The team played well in the regular season, going 5-5...
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