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Rebels wrestle Wamps in Braintree

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter In a huge matchup on Saturday morning, the Walpole Rebels’ wrestling team lost to the Braintree Wamps, 39-36. Although they would go on to beat Lawrence and lose to Brookline on the same day (it was a three team meet), it was the loss to Braintree that was...
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Klemm, McIntyre lift Rockets over Wamps

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Braintree has served as Needham’s kryptonite in girls basketball over the last two seasons. In 2018-2019, the Needham girls dropped both regular season contests to Braintree as the Wamps took the Herget Division title. In the postseason, Needham and Braintree met in the Division I South finals, with...
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McIntyre, Rockets ready for liftoff

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 15-5 regular season helped the Needham High School girls varsity basketball team to the No. 2 seed in Division I South in 2018-2019. The Rockets took down No. 13 Brockton (40-26) in the opening round before a 57-41 victory against No. 12 Bishop Feehan in the quarterfinals....
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Porkers cruise by Wamps, remain unbeaten

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School varsity field hockey team took to Turco Field last Thursday looking to continue their unbeaten season against rival Braintree. Behind a four-point performance (three goals, one assist) by sophomore Jessica Tosone, the Porkers (13-0-1, 9-0-1) rolled to a 5-2 victory to remain unbeaten with...
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Team effort from Needham smothers Wamps

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, the winless Needham Rockets football team travelled to Braintree, scored fourteen points in the first quarter and shut down the Wamps’ offense to hold on for a 14-6 win. The victory was the first for the Rockets and moved them to 1-4 on the year. On...
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Rae, Rebel softball stay rolling

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High varsity softball team has been next to unbeatable at home this season, currently sporting a 7-1 record at Bird Middle School, with their lone home defeat coming to Braintree (1-0) in a pitcher’s duel on May 20. On Wednesday, the Lady-Rebels (12-4, 9-4) responded...
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Wamps outlast Foley, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The last time Needham and Braintree baseball met was last June in the Division I South semifinals, a game that Needham won 5-4 via a walk-off en route to the Division I state championship. On Monday, the Wamps and Rockets met for the first time since their epic...
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Wamps freeze Lady-Rebels unbeaten streak

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The two lead dogs in the Bay State Conference Herget Division squared off for the second and final time this season on Saturday afternoon as the Walpole Lady-Rebels (12-3-1, 7-3-1) hosted the Braintree Wamps (12-3-0, 8-0-0) at Rodman Arena. The Lady-Rebels, who entered the contest on...
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