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DiBattista, Wolverines ready up

Pictured last summer playing for Westwood MIBL, senior second baseman Will DiBattista will look to help Westwood High School varsity baseball get back to the state tournament in 2021. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

In 2019, the Westwood High...

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Berluti, Xaverian seniors go out victorious

Senior defensive tackle Noah Eldridge (55) flexes in celebration following a tackle-for-loss during Xaverian football's 49-13 season-ending win against St. John's Shrewsbury on Friday. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

To say its been an non-ideal way to end their...

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Holland, Westwood girls ready for return

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Always a major player in Division I South, few varsity girls lacrosse programs in Massachusetts have been more consistent throughout the past decade than Westwood.

With almost two full years now having passed since their last season, the Wolverines enter...

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Knights outlast Hawks in classic

Senior Thomas Garland (27) sets the edge while blocking on punt coverage. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The No. 3 Xaverian Hawks traveled to West Roxbury on Saturday to square off against the No. 1 Catholic Memorial Knights...

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Kelcourse runs Hawks by Prep

Joe Kelcourse (pictured) jukes a defender during one of his team-high 20 carries on Saturday at St. John's Prep. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It doesn't matter the weather, the time of year, or the records. The only thing...

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Volleyball on three game win streak

Westwood dives on the floor in celebration after a huge win against Hopkinton.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While many high school volleyball teams are already done with their seasons, Westwood is just a bit over 75 percent of the way done with theirs....

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Demaio: Westwood lax ready to prove

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It's been almost two years since the Westwood High School varsity boys lacrosse team last took the field in an 18-6 defeat to No. 1 Medfield in the 2019 Division II Central/East semifinals.

After the entire 2020 season was wiped...

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Wolverines battle Mustangs in Norwood

This beautiful pass breakup from Aidan O’Connor kept the Wolverines in the game during a tough first quarter.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With their senior captain quarterback unavailable, Westwood sophomore Brendan Donegan had to make his varsity debut on the road against Norwood....

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Wolverine volleyball wins on Senior Night

After a brief Westwood run, a Mustang timeout allows Coach Jenny Murphy to instructs her team in the first of two wins against Norwood.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood Wolverines volleyball team moved to 3-3 on the year this week, thanks to...

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Westwood’s Cawley: Endicott lacrosse ready

Pictured during his junior year of high school against Medfield, Endicott LSM Matt Cawley will finally get the chance to return to the lacrosse field this spring as the Westwood native gets set to begin his freshman season in college. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
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Westwood finishes unique indoor track season

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While many other Massachusetts schools pushed their indoor track season, which is actually being played outdoors, to the MIAA’s new Fall II schedule, Westwood was able to finish their indoor track season indoors during its usual, winter season.

“We had the...

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New year, same goals for Berluti, Hawks

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After dwelling on their 1-6 regular season record in 2019 for a year and a half, the Xaverian Hawks enter this unprecedented 2020-2021 football season with a chip on their shoulder. A perennial favorite to win the Catholic Conference, the Hawks will look to...

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Hawks break drought, win Catholic Conference

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Throughout their history, Xaverian varsity hockey has been a bit of a little brother in the Catholic Conference. While the school has been able to produce future NHL talent such as Chris Wagner ('09), the postseason success and the conference championships hasn't been there....

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Wolverines, Hawks finish winter seasons

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After persevering through some extremely challenging times the last two months, winter athletics came to a close for Westwood High School and Xaverian Brothers High School varsity teams this past week. Within the process of wrapping up the seasons, both the Hawks and Wolverines...

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Wolverines rolling through winter season

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School and Xaverian Brothers varsity winter athletics were back in action this week after several of the Wolverines and Hawks teams paused for a week due to COVID protocols.

  • Westwood girls hockey returned to action on February 6 following...
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Wolverines, Hawks continue COVID winter season

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood and Xaverian Brothers High School varsity winter athletics continued on this past week as the Wolverines were in action against rivals Norwood and Medway, while the Hawks battled BC High and Malden Catholic.

  • Westwood boys basketball stayed unbeaten and improved...
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Wolverine comeback falls short in Norwood

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

At the end of the second half against the Norwood Mustangs, the Westwood Wolverines’ boys basketball team trailed by sixteen points, 32-16. With 1:22 left in the game, they trailed by only four points, 58-54. But despite this run, spurred in large part by James...

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Wolverines fall just short in thriller

Senior defenseman John Techiera (24) snaps a shot from the point. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a brief pause due to COVID-19 contact tracing, Westwood High School boys varsity hockey returned to the ice on Saturday as the...

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Noone’s jumper sinks Medfield comeback

Michael Noone’s midrange jump shot put Westwood up for good.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Michael Noone was second to none on Friday night, draining a midrange jump shot that put Westwood ahead for good with a little over eight seconds left in...

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Sports notes: Wolverines, Hawks get rolling

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School and Xaverian Brothers High School winter varsity athletics were back in action this week as the Wolverines took on TVL rivals Hopkinton, Norwood and Medfield, while the Hawks took on rivals BC High and St. John's Prep.

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