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Needham girls blank Newton

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School varsity girls hockey team took to the ice at Babson Skating Center last Wednesday evening as the Rockets (12-5-2, 9-4-1) looked to bounce back from a 3-2 defeat to Braintree on February 8. Just 38 seconds in, sophomore winger Maddie Ledbury fired home a...
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Lady-Rebs, Raiders skate to a tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It may have been a day off for some on Monday, but not for the Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey teams, who met at Babson Skating Center for their one and only meeting this 2018-2019 season. Thanks to some shutdown goaltending on both sides by Wellesley’s...
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Wamps freeze Rockets unbeaten streak at three

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31081" align="alignright" width="300"]Senior defenseman Brad Sprogis (22) ties up his man in front of the net. Senior defenseman Brad Sprogis (22) ties up his man in front of the net. [/caption] The Needham High varsity boys hockey team...
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Ryan lifts Hawks past Gould, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 4-3 victory over Framingham in the first round, the No. 1-seeded Wellesley Raiders (16-3-2) hosted the No. 8-seeded Xaverian Hawks on Saturday night at Babson Skating Center for their quarterfinal round matchup in the Division I South playoffs. The Hawks (11-6-5) entered Saturday’s tilt off the...
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Ryan lifts Hawks past Gould, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 4-3 victory over Framingham in the first round, the No. 1-seeded Wellesley Raiders (16-3-2) hosted the No. 8-seeded Xaverian Hawks on Saturday night at Babson Skating Center for their quarterfinal round matchup in the Division I South playoffs. The Hawks (11-6-5) entered Saturday’s tilt off the...
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O’Neil, Raiders fight off McInerny, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Bay State Conference-leading Wellesley Lady-Raiders welcomed in rival Walpole to Babson Skating Center last Wednesday evening for their lone meeting of 2017-2018. After falling behind 1-0, the Raiders (11-2-2, 6-0-1) scored three straight and held off a late push by the Rebels (6-5-2, 3-3-1) to remain unbeaten...
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Bruno’s heroics launch Rockets into round two

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After finishing the regular season undefeated with a Bay State Conference championship on their resume, the Needham High School girls varsity hockey team earned the No. 1-overall seed in the 2016-2017 MIAA Division I Girls Ice Hockey Tournament. On Saturday night, Needham took to the ice for...
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Raiders and Rockets renew storied hockey rivalry

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Wellesley High School boys varsity ice hockey teams each exit the holiday break with the goal of competing for a Bay State Conference championship. Both teams know that in order to complete that goal, they must go through each other. Last Wednesday, the Raiders (3-1-0,...
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Raiders and Rockets renew storied hockey rivalry

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Wellesley High School boys varsity ice hockey teams each exit the holiday break with the goal of competing for a Bay State Conference championship. Both teams know that in order to complete that goal, they must go through each other. Last Wednesday, the Raiders (3-1-0,...
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