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Quinn: Walpole lacrosse ready

Pictured during his sophomore season in 2019, UMass Lowell committed face-off specialist and midfielder Ben Quinn will serve as one of three Walpole High School varsity boys lacrosse co-captains. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The last time Walpole High...

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Walpole football stuffed by Wamps

Senior captain Brian Malone (26) finds a seam and cuts up the field on a punt return. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After their previous game against Framingham was cancelled due to COVID protocols, Walpole High School varsity football...

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Volleyball ends season with .500 record

Among the positives to come out of this year were the highlight reels that came along with having every game streamed over the internet.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While the Walpole volleyball team likely would rather have ended their season with a win,...

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Walpole’s Curran, McElaney named All-Conference

Pictured moving the puck through center against Needham, senior captain and forward Kevin McElaney (6) was recently named a Bay State Conference All-Star for the second consecutive season. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Throughout the last few years, few...

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Coach Coogan details indoor track season

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When indoor track got moved to the “Fall II” season, it led to a myriad of changes and issues for coaches and athletes, ranging from dealing with the weather (while still called indoor track, all events were held outdoors) to losing athletes to football, which...

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Falzone leads Walpole football over Tigers

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a 28-7 defeat to Natick to open the 2021 Fall II athletic season, Walpole High School varsity football has responded accordingly.

After a 17-14 win at rival Weymouth on March 19, Walpole returned home to face Newton North on...

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Walpole’s Foley leading Lowell with point streak

Conor Foley during his time at Walpole High. Photo by Conor McNabb.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A year after leading UMass-Lowell men's lacrosse in total points (23) and finishing tied for the team-lead in scoring (10 goals) as a freshman, Walpole native...

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Malone interception gives Walpole first win

Brian Malone ends Weymouth’s comeback chance with a one-handed interception in the endzone.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With fan capacity severely limited at the Weymouth High School football field on Friday afternoon, Walpole’s 17-14 victory over the Wildcats might not have represented the...

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Fair, Walpole volleyball take out Natick

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following back-to-back 3-0 defeats to reigning Division I state champ Needham and Natick to open up the 2021 Fall II season, Walpole High School varsity girls volleyball returned home on March 11 to try and earn their first win of the season.

Indoor track season moves outdoors

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When schools across Massachusetts were deciding how they were going to handle their athletics, most, including Walpole, opted to move sports like football and indoor track to the new Fall II season. But while much of the media has focused on the uniqueness of football...

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Malone, Walpole football out to impress

Pictured last season rushing off the edge, senior defensive end Conor Schlittler (18) will serve as one of three Walpole High School football co-captains in 2021. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Despite a 3-4 regular season, Walpole High School...

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Wagner watch: Bruins climb atop division

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It's been quite the start for the Boston Bruins in 2020-2021. Sitting at 11-3-2 with 24 points, the B's are currently positioned atop the MassMutual Eastern Division with a game in hand on the second-place Washington Capitals (9-5-3, 21 points).

Wamps outlast Walpole in finale

Sophomore forward Jason Finkelstein (16) moves the puck up through center on a breakout midway through the first period. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Despite all of their recent on-ice success, it certainly has not been an ideal past...

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Walpole excels on ice, court

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High School winter athletics continued on this past week as several varsity athletic teams returned to action for the first time in a week and a half following a brief COVID pause.

  • Boys hockey played three games in four...
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Walpole boys hockey blanks Wellesley

Senior captain and goaltender Jack Curran (pictured) gets set for a defensive zone face-off. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off a 1-0 victory at Wellesley on Wednesday night, the Walpole High School boys varsity ice hockey team returned...

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Sibling connection leading Walpole hockey

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole has begun to flex its muscle as a hockey town. In the past four years, the Walpole boys earned a berth in the Super Eight for the first time in program history (2016-2017) and won the school's first-ever Division I South championship (2019-2020)....

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Sports notes: hockey, basketball get rolling

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The 2020-2021 high school winter athletic season finally began this past week. The Walpole boys and girls varsity hockey teams, as well as the boys and girls varsity basketball teams, all got their seasons underway, with three of the four teams picking up victories....

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Girls hockey making best of situation

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

In 2018-2019, Walpole High School girls varsity hockey earned the No. 1 overall seed in the Division II state tournament before falling, 4-1, to eventual state champion Wellesley in the semifinals. A year later, the Walpole girls missed out on the state tournament.

Walonis, Walpole girls basketball ready up

Pictured last year against Needham, sophomore guard Brooke Walonis (10) will look to help Walpole High School girls basketball to a successful season in 2020-2021. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

If it were a normal year, Walpole High School...

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Verderber, Walpole hockey set to defend title

Pictured last season against Milton, senior forward Ethan McDonough (22) will look to help lead the Walpole High School varsity boys hockey team to as many wins as possible during this unprecedented 2020-2021 season. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor