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Warriors hang tough with Mustangs

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Simply put, the 2018-2019 season was a tough one for Medfield High School boys varsity basketball, as the Warriors failed to qualify for the state tournament. This season, things already appear different for Big Blue after a strong opening night performance against perennial TVL power Medway on Friday...
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Medfield hockey out to prove

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In 2018-2019, it took until February for the Medfield High School boys varsity hockey team to lose a game; they started the year 8-0-4. The Warriors finished the regular season at 11-4-5 to earn the No. 7 seed in Division II South. A pair of shutout wins...
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Wilder, Murray lift Warriors in Turkey Bowl

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football teams met for the 53rd time on Thursday morning at Fisher Field for their annual Thanksgiving rivalry match. The Warriors (7-4, 2-3) entered on the heels of consecutive victories against Medway (22-20) and Dartmouth (14-7), while the Raiders (6-5, 2-3)...
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Mangiafico, Giordano help BB&N to soccer title

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After transferring to Buckingham Browne & Nichols from Medfield High School and repeating a year following the 2015-2016 academic year, Medfield native Maya Mangiafico has put together an exceptional athletic career. Committed to Brown to play hockey, Mangiafico was named senior captain of the BB&N varsity girls soccer team...
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McCarthy helps Harvard to strong start

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It should be to the surprise of absolutely nobody in Medfield that former MHS basketball star Maggie McCarthy is doing big things this fall for the Harvard women’s basketball team. A sophomore guard, the Medfield native has logged an average of 36 minutes a game during Harvard’s 3-2...
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DS and Medfield soccer settle to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With both teams having already secured spots in their respective state tournament sectionals, Medfield High boys soccer hosted Dover-Sherborn for the second and final meeting between the two rivals on Monday afternoon on a wet Fisher Field. The Warriors (8-3-6) entered Monday’s contest on an 11-game unbeaten streak...
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Warriors extend unbeaten streak to 10

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor On September 17, the Medfield High School boys soccer team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker against rival Westwood. Unfortunately for the rest of the TVL, all the loss to the Wolverines did was flip the switch for the Warriors (7-3-5, 7-3-5). Entering Monday’s matchup with rival Hopkinton, Medfield was...
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Penalty kick lifts Warriors over Wolverines

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On a windy day in Westwood, the Wolverines and Medfield Warriors girls soccer teams faced off with both teams looking to get a bit closer to qualifying for the postseason. But after a scoreless half, a Medfield penalty kick with 24 minutes left in the game would...
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Wolverines outlast Warriors in rain

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood and Medfield High School field hockey met on the rain-soaked turf of Fisher Memorial Field on Friday afternoon for the second and final time this season. The Wolverines (14-0-1, 8-0-1) rolled into Medfield still unbeaten and looked to complete the season sweep of the Warriors (2-9-2, 1-7-2)...
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Medfield football stuffed by Ashland

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering on the heels of a tough 41-6 defeat to division-leading Holliston (4-0, 3-0), the Medfield High football team traveled to Ashland on Saturday needing a win to get back on track and realistically stay alive for a shot at winning TVL Large. Unfortunately for the Warriors (2-2,...
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Medfield powers past Dover-Sherborn

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday afternoon, the Medfield boys soccer team beat Dover-Sherborn on the Raiders’ home field, 2-1, in a low scoring game in which an injury-riddled Dover-Sherborn team looked flat for long stretches. Disaster struck early for The Raiders when around ten minutes into the game, a Medfield cross bounced...
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Morgan’s late strike pushes Warriors by Mustangs

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams looking to get back into the thick of it in the TVL Large soccer standings met at McAleer’s Park in Norwood on Tuesday afternoon as the Norwood Mustangs (3-5-1, 3-5-0) hosted the Medfield Warriors (3-3-2, 3-3-2). Trailing by a goal late in the first half, Medfield...
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Xaverian lacrosse hires Medfield’s Morse

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Throughout the last two decades, Medfield High lacrosse has been a powerhouse. There are many factors that have gone into Medfield lacrosse’s success throughout the last two decades. There’s an elite youth program. There are legacy families that seemingly have sibling after sibling stepping up, year-after-year, to contribute...
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New era for Medfield field hockey

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With Mike Mason stepping down as head coach this offseason, a new era is under way for Medfield High School field hockey in 2019 under first-year head coach Allison Driscoll. For Driscoll, the goals right now for her team are simple: build unity, improve upon skills and conditioning, and become...
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Gustafson, Medfield girls soccer ready up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 9-7-2 regular season earned Medfield High girls soccer the No. 14 seed in Division II last fall. The Lady-Warriors took out No. 19 Milton (2-0) in the preliminary round before a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to No. 3 Foxboro in the first round. The Warriors return a significant core...
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Warrior soccer has eyes on ball

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off an 11-6-1 regular season, Medfield High boys soccer holds some high expectations heading into 2019. A heartbreaking 3-2 defeat to rival Westwood on penalty kicks in the opening round of the Division II South Sectionals will only serve as motivation as the Warriors look to shake...
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Medfield football out to prove

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last season was a tough one for Medfield High football; the team lost to DS on Thanksgiving and failed to qualify for the postseason. In 2019, though, the Warriors hope to change that - and they certainly have the talent to do it. Leading Medfield this season will be...
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War-Hawks take first place

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The Medfield Youth Baseball Babe Ruth Majors team, comprised of players from Medfield and Millis, finished in first place. The team, known as the War-Hawks (a combination of Medfield Warriors and Millis Mohawks), finished with an impressive 9-2-1 record. The team suffered a tough 3-2 nail-biting loss in the league semi-finals, but had...
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Medfield’s Murphy makes Team USA lacrosse

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Representing your country in an event is a dream most Americans never get the opportunity to fulfill. For Medfield’s Owen Murphy, though, that dream became a reality this past week. The 18-year-old Johns Hopkins-bound lacrosse star was selected to the 2020 United States training team, set to play in the...
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Schofield named DII Player of the Year

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor If anything is for certain in the town of Medfield, it’s that John Schofield has an extremely bright future playing lacrosse. Entering the 2019 season as one of the top-rated close D men in the country and a reigning All-American, Schofield committed to play at Lehigh just before...
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