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Temple Aliyah welcomes Craig Breslow

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter Just weeks after the Boston Red Sox won the World Series, it was only fitting that a former Sox champion would come to Needham to speak at Temple Aliyah’s annual Men’s Club dinner. On Wednesday, November 14, Temple Aliyah welcomed former Red Sox reliever and Jewish baseball player Craig...
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Sharton, Rocket baseball take the South

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Looking at the Division I South bracket from afar, the favorites to come out on top before the sectional began earlier this June were No. 3 and defending Eastern Mass champs Wellesley, No. 2 Brockton, and No. 1 Plymouth North. After both Plymouth North and Brockton failed to...
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DS baseball hosting August golf tournament

The Dover Sherborn High School baseball team, 2017 Eastern Mass Division 3 Champions, are inviting the public to participate in a scramble style golf tournament. The team will be hosting the tournament to raise funds for the high school baseball program. The tournament will begin on Friday, August 11, at Pinecrest Golf Club in Holliston, with...
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Raiders win E-Mass, fall just short of state title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor What a ride it was for the 2017 Dover-Sherborn Regional High School baseball team. After failing to qualify for the last four MIAA State Tournaments, the 2017 Raiders put together a 12-8 regular season record and earned the No. 8 seed in the Division III South Sectionals. The...
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Needham’s Madsen centering Vassar bullpen

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The key to success at any level of baseball is the possession of a solid pitching staff. More specifically, a team’s pitching staff needs to be well rounded, deep, and have guys that are able to come on in relief and shut down the opposition when their starters...
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Rocket baseball ready for liftoff

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In 2017, the Needham High School varsity baseball team will look to duplicate the success they had a season ago when they achieved immensely within the Bay State Conference and earned themselves an appearance in the South Sectional Finals of the MIAA State Tournament. Captaining the Rockets this...
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BSS Principal joins mission trip to Cuba

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Blessed Sacrament School Principal Jim Spillman spent five days in Cuba last May as part of a mission trip with the Pontifical Mission Societies of the Archdiocese of Boston. Travel to the island country is slowly opening up to Americans, making the journey a unique experience for any American educator. Mr. Spillman was...
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Needham takes Walpole in playoff run

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The Needham boys baseball team experienced quite a run in the South Division 1 sectional playoffs this year. After a nine-inning, 2-1 nail-biter in the opening round against Plymouth South and a subsequent 3-2 stunner over the 3-seeded Bridgewater Raynham, the Rockets found themselves with 10-seeds Walpole standing between them and the final. Walpole...
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Medfield Legion baseball opens season

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By Evan Mayer Hometown Weekly Intern As the defending district champs, Medfield picked up right where they left off, squeaking out a 5-4 victory against Needham. On June 8, Medfield boys Legion took the field for their opening day game. It was a nail-biter from the beginning, with solid pitching from both teams. Medfield drew...
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Medfield boys drop to Wellesley

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The Medfield varsity boys baseball team finished its regular season with a non-league loss to Wellesley on Friday, May 27. The Warriors were defeated by the Raiders at Sprague Field, 13-3. In losing to Wellesley, the Warriors moved to 10-7 on the season, good for third place in the...
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