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Walpole athletes train amidst uncertainty

A football player works on getting off the line with no wasted movement.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Outside of the NBA and its bubble, there are no sports in America that seem guaranteed to happen this year. Major League Baseball has seen teams...

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Pregame bonfire fires up Rockets

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Maybe the pregame bonfire Needham High School held to motivate their athletes had the Rockets a little too fired up before they played Wellesley for the Gorman Cup, leading to the heated exchanges that resulted in the game being called early. While the game didn’t go the way...
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Medfield hosts youth sports discussion

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden has announced that the Medfield Public Schools recently held a panel discussion with prominent local athletes and industry experts on the topic of youth sports participation. The discussion, “Help Your Young Athlete Win the Race: Finding Balance in Youth Sports,” was held Monday, October 28, at the Blake Middle School library. The event...
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Damren, Goss, Curran backboning Wesleyan hockey

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wesleyan University is building something special with their women’s hockey program, and three local athletes have helped backbone the Cardinals this 2018-2019 season as Wesleyan fights for a spot in the NESCAC Tournament. Westwood native and junior forward Allie Damren, Wellesley native and senior defenseman Sarah Goss,...
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Seven Needham Rockets sign NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30101" align="alignright" width="300"]Pictured against Westwood in the 2018 South Sectionals in field hockey, Eileen Manning (9) will take her lacrosse talents to Marist next fall after getting after it one last time this spring for Needham High. Pictured against...
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