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DeLorey, Wolverines set to attack postseason

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School boys varsity basketball team was the cream of the crop in the TVL throughout the regular season, putting together a 20-2 record and earning themselves the No. 2 seed in Division II South. Entering the postseason on a 17-game winning streak after last...
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Lights-out shooting leads Milton past Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The sport most associated with drastic tactical changes because of the rise of analytics is baseball, with books, movies and countless hours of sports radio dedicated to how teams should be constructed, what hitters should be trying to do, and which formerly vaunted statistics are essentially meaningless when...
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Singh leads Rockets over Tech Boston

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School varsity boys basketball team hosted reigning Division II state champ TechBoston Academy on Saturday night in a battle between two of the top programs in the state. From the start, Needham was in control. Behind a trio of double-figure scoring performances by senior captain...
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Westwood avenges previous loss to Medfield

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter In their first matchup earlier in the year, the Medfield Warriors knocked off the Westwood Wolverines basketball team, 62-55. In the rematch on Friday night, the Wolverines would get their revenge in a one-sided drubbing of Medfield, 68-50. From the onset, it was clear this game would be very different....
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Raiders take Wolverines to the wire

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity boys basketball team hosted Westwood on Friday night for the one and only meeting between the two rivals this 2019-2020 season. Behind a 22-point first-half performance by junior captain and guard James McGowan (27 total), the Wolverines (8-2, 6-2) were able to...
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Dorion, Needham basketball ready up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 14-6 regular season earned the Needham High School boys varsity basketball team the No. 7 seed in Division I South last winter. The Rockets drew a tough first-round matchup, having to face Catholic Conference power and No. 10 Xaverian in the first round. Needham fell, 62-47. In...
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Warriors hang tough with Mustangs

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Simply put, the 2018-2019 season was a tough one for Medfield High School boys varsity basketball, as the Warriors failed to qualify for the state tournament. This season, things already appear different for Big Blue after a strong opening night performance against perennial TVL power Medway on Friday...
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Raiders reign supreme in Division III

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For the first time since 1981, the Dover-Sherborn Raiders are state champions in boys basketball. On Saturday, the Raiders capped off an incredible tournament run with a 71-56 victory in the Division III state finals in Worcester over South Sectional champ Bishop Stang, finishing the year at...
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Raiders claim Division III Central title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s been a wild ride for the Dover-Sherborn boys basketball team this 2018-2019 season, and on Saturday in Worcester, the Raiders put together a banner win with a 50-36 victory over No. 1 Hudson in the Division III Central finals. The thing that has made this DS team extremely...
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Needham rally spoils Braintree’s senior night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31584" align="alignright" width="300"]Needham shows some of the toughness that was the key to the second half.  Photos by James Kinneen Needham shows some of the toughness that was the key to the second half. Photos by James...
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Weymouth gets revenge against Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31495" align="alignright" width="300"]A hard foul from Weymouth’s Norman Sianne. A hard foul from Weymouth’s Norman Sianne.[/caption] Earlier this year, the Weymouth boys basketball team lost to Walpole in a thriller at home, 59-56. On Tuesday night, the Wildcats would get...
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Stark’s 17 propels Raiders past Mustangs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31030" align="alignright" width="300"]Tim Cofield (33) fights off a defender and moves the ball around the perimeter. Tim Cofield (33) fights off a defender and moves the ball around the perimeter.[/caption] The Dover-Sherborn Regional boys basketball team traveled to Norwood on...
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Season Ends for Dover-Sherborn Boys Basketball

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover-Sherborn boys’ basketball team had a terrific regular season, going 14-6 and pushing TVL opponents to their limits night in and night out. Returning to the Division 3 Central State Tournament once again, coach Rick Grady and his players were eager to prove that they could compete with any...
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Dover-Sherborn Boys’ Basketball Tournament Bound

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff After going 12-8 during the regular season last year and winning a game in the first round of the Division 3 Central bracket against Christian Whitins before falling to Tyngsboro, the Dover-Sherborn boys’ basketball team came into this season with extremely high expectations in which they hoped to surpass...
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Wellesley Basketball ‘Thinks Pink’

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On Friday, January 29 the Wellesley boys and girls basketball teams faced off against Walpole for “Think Pink Night” at Wellesley High in a doubleheader event. The girls’ basketball teams from the Bay State Conference stepped up again this year to fight breast cancer. At Wellesley High, both the girls and the boys...
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Medfield Boys Basketball Sits Atop TVL

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff With a 76-55 win against Norton on Monday night, sweeping the season series against the Lancers, the Medfield High boys’ basketball team held onto its lead in the Tri-Valley League heading into Wednesday’s meeting with rival Westwood. Monday’s victory improved Big Blue to 12-2 on the season and 10-1 in...
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Wellesley Boys Basketball Continuing To Improve

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday night the Wellesley boys’ basketball team traveled to Natick as part of a girl-boy doubleheader to take on the Red Hawks, dropping the game 54-45 in a game that could’ve gone either way until the last few minutes. “I think the effort is something we want to be...
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