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Westwood baseball falls to Dover-Sherborn

By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High varsity baseball team faced off against Dover-Sherborn on May 6 at home, ultimately falling to the Raiders 6-1. The Raiders immediately made their presence known with two runs in the first inning and three runs in the second inning. The Wolverines picked up a single run in the second,...
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Girls tennis falls to Medfield

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High tennis team is off to a tough season, as the team faced off against Medfield on April 29. The Wolverines fell to Medfield with a final of 3-2 against Medfield. In the beginning of the season, the Wolverines opened strong, with a 4-1 win against Medway...
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Westwood Softball Faces Off Against Foxboro

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High softball team faced off against non-league opponent Foxboro on April 22, picking up an 11-5 win. In Foxboro, the game began slow, with a scoreless game until the fourth inning. The Wolverines offense stepped up, and scored five runs in fourth inning, with senior Amelia McQuade...
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Baseball returns to Westwood

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High varsity baseball team faced off against Millis last Friday at Westwood High. The Wolverines led against Millis 2-0 throughout most of the game after picking up an early lead. The team solidified its lead with three back to back runs in the fifth inning, bringing the score...
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Spring sports arrives in Westwood

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Spring sports season has arrived in Westwood, as the Westwood High girls lacrosse team took to the field for a spring play date with a number of local lacrosse teams last Saturday at Westwood High. Last season, the Wolverines made it through the post season into the Division 1 championship....
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Westwood girls basketball battles to the end in loss

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Heading into the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s Div. 2 South semifinal at Massasoit Community College, the season looked over for the Westwood High girls’ basketball team.

The Wolverines, the top seed in the sectional, trailed No. 4 seed Hingham 42-30 and had only scored three points...

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Westwood boys hockey ends postseason run

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff After picking up their first state title win since 2002 last season, the Westwood High boys’ hockey team fell to North Quincy in the first round of the Division 2 South playoffs 2-1 in OT. The game got off to a slow start as both teams remained scoreless through...
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Westwood boys’ basketball falls to Scituate

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High boys’ basketball team fell to Scituate 59-55 in the opening round of the Division 2 South playoffs on March 2. The Wolverines were led offensively by junior Tim Giovino, who picked up a total of 14 points for Westwood during the game. The Wolverines faced an...
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MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood...

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Westwood girls basketball picks up TVL title

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High girls’ basketball team picked up the TVL title after beating out Norton on February 17 62-33. The team has secured an undefeated 17-0 league record for the season after picking up the win against Norton, and an 18-2 record overall. Just a few days prior, the...
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Westwood hockey reaches playoffs for 34th straight year

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff It came down to the final few games of the season, but with a pair of wins at this weekend’s Farleigh Dickinson tournament on Martha’s Vineyard the Westwood High boys’ hockey team extended its state record streak of tournament appearances to 34 consecutive seasons. The Wolverines went into the tournament...
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Westwood boys hockey picks up fourth win in a row

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High boys hockey team faced off against Ashland on Saturday night at the Boch Ice Rink and picked up a 6-1 win. The win leaves the Wolverines with a 7-4-0 record this season. Senior Nick Conway led the Wolverines’ offense with several goals during the game. Senior...
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Five Xaverian seniors make college commitments

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Xaverian Brothers High School is proud to announce five student-athletes will continue their athletic careers in college. Three football players committed to Ivy League Schools. Nick Allsop of Easton and Elijah Pierre of Rockland committed to Brown University. John Dean of Wrentham committed to Yale University. Football player Dan McKeeney of Westwood committed to...
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Westwood girls basketball wins over Medfield

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High girls basketball team faced off against Medfield on January 27, and handed Medfield its first loss at home since 2007 with a score of 54-38. The Wolverines opened the game with an early lead. Medfield briefly pulled ahead early in the first quarter, but the Wolverines...
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Westwood gymnastics makes debut this season

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) After several years of playing as a club sport, Westwood High’s newly formed varsity gymnastics team competed in its very first meet of the season on January 2. Although the Wolverines fell 144.8-99.5 to MADS, made up of gymnasts from Medfield, Ashland, Dover and Sherborn, coach Ashley Fox noted that the...
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Westwood ties Canton in playoff rematch

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) The Westwood High boys hockey team closed out their final game of 2015 with a tie to Canton 1-1 on December 30 in a rematch of last year's Div. 2 sectional final at the Canton SportsPlex. Canton picked up an early lead as the team scored its first point in the...
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Westwood boys and girls swim fall to Medfield

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) The Westwood High boys and girls swim teams fell to Medfield on December 22 at the Dedham Town Pool 105-81. This season has been tough for both teams, as they struggled to pick up wins. The teams opened the season with a loss against Norton. The second game of the season...
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Westwood volleyball reaches quarterfinal

BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) Thu, Nov 12, 2015 The Westwood High volleyball team fell to Medway on November 9 3-0 in the quarter finals of the Division 2 Central tournament. The Wolverines had previously knocked Tantasqua out of the playoffs on November 5 with a 3-0 win to open the tournament. After struggling through two losses to open the...
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Westwood boys soccer qualifies for postseason

BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch)
After qualifying for the postseason thanks to a 6-1 win against Bellingham on October 15, the Westwood boys soccer team fell to Ashland on October 22 1-0. The match is the second time the team has faced Ashland, but the first loss to the team. “Ashland out worked, out hustled, and out...
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