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TVL institutes pods for athletics

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Tri-Valley League announced news in regards to its game scheduling this past week for the upcoming "Fall I" athletic season.

The conference's 12 athletic directors voted to realign into two pods, with each holding six schools. Pod I will...

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Medfield baseball sees handful of commitments

Pictured catching a ball at first base this past summer for Medfield MIBL, rising senior Sam Kornet will be playing baseball in college at Skidmore following his senior season next spring. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a lost...

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Medfield’s Goodman headed west to Pepperdine

Pictured during this summer's MIBL contest against Dedham, Medfield rising-junior shortstop Jack Goodman committed to play Division I baseball at Pepperdine this past week. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

For obvious reasons, the recruiting process for high school athletes...

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River Rats trapped in MIBL final

Sam Palmer (pictured) squares up a ball and rips a single to center field on Friday night against Ashland. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After dominating their way through quads, Medfield/DS continued its hot summer this past week in...

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River Rats advance to final four

Matt Donahue (26) fires home a pitch in the top of the fifth inning during Medfield MIBL's quad-clinching 7-2 victory against Franklin on Saturday night. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield/DS MIBL had itself a more than impressive weekend. 

Sheehan, River Rats walk it off

Max Goodman (pictured) fires home a pitch in the top of the fifth inning on Thursday against Milton. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The River Rats continued their hot summer on Thursday night as Medfield/DS (12-2) hosted Milton (9-5)...

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Leonard, Folan homers lift River Rats

Drew Baacke (pictured) fires home a pitch in the top of the second inning. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The River Rats' dominant start to the inaugural 2020 Major Independent Baseball League season continued on Monday night...

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Medfield/DS MIBL stuns Walpole

Ryan Donohue (17) fires home a pitch during his complete-game performance in Medfield MIBL's 8-2 win at Walpole on Wednesday.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The cancellation of the 2020 MIAA spring athletic season left behind many unknowns.

In...

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Medfield’s Cahill named Trinity lacrosse captain

Jack Cahill (10), pictured during his junior season at Medfield High School.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Former Medfield High School lacrosse star and captain Jack Cahill was recently named a captain for Trinity College men's lacrosse.

As a...

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Medlax honors seniors through social media

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It was supposed to be a big year for Medfield High School boys varsity lacrosse. Reigning champions of Division II Central/East, the Warriors returned a massive and talented senior class, and nearly its entire starting lineup, from last season's state championship game. The COVID-19...

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Medfield, Needham lax fill All-Decade team

Pictured during his senior season at Needham in 2017, Sam Eisenstadt has become a defensive mainstay for UMass the last three years and was named to the Boston Herald’s All-Decade (2010-2020) lacrosse team last week. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Honoring Medfield’s 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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Spotlighting girls lax captain Erin Cooney

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

With 11 players returning to varsity, 2020 had the potential to be an extremely special season for Medfield High School girls lacrosse. Unfortunately, the Warriors never got the chance to take the field due to COVID-19. 

Medfield was set to be...

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Spotlighting Medfield High baseball’s 2020 seniors

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School varsity baseball was in the process of building something special. Head coach David Worthley entered his third season at the helm in 2020 and Medfield's senior class was stacked with returning starters.

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 outbreak forced...

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Legacy solidified for Medfield softball seniors

Pictured last season at second base against Dedham, captain Julia Farrell was set to serve as one of three Medfield High School softball captains in 2020 before COVID-19 forced the season into cancellation. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming...

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Former Medfield stars serving as heroes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

This is normally the time of year when athletes, more specifically basketball players, have the ability to be etch their names in history. The NBA postseason would be in full swing, had the COVID-19 pandemic not forced the season into suspension. The same goes...

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Medfield girls basketball staying active through TikTok

Annie (left) and Maggie (right) McCarthy showcased their basketball skills and dance moves on TikTok this past week in an attempt to stay active during quarantine.

With the stay-at-home order still in effect due to COVID-19, local athletes have been forced to think outside the box on...

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Medfield’s McNally selected to Irish National Team

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School lacrosse alums continue to break new barriers. Former face-off man/midfielder Dylan McNally (’18) was recently selected to the Irish National Lacrosse team.

Despite being born and raised in Medfield, McNally is still eligible to play for Ireland, thanks...

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