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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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Rockets battle CM before season opener

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter As any fan of Super 8 hockey will tell you, when a public school comes up against a Catholic Conference powerhouse, the results are rarely good for the public school kids. Whether it’s their ability to recruit players from many towns, private school finances, or having twice as many...
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Rockets comeback comes up short

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two boys lacrosse heavyweights squared off at Memorial Field on Saturday afternoon as the No. 11 Needham Rockets hosted the No. 5 St. John’s Prep Eagles for a little late-season Division I North vs. Division I South showdown. Behind five goals apiece from Pat Keefe and Michael Ott,...
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Quinn, McGrath lead Rebels past Minutemen

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering the day at 1-3, the Walpole High School varsity boys lacrosse team was in big need of an out-of-conference win to bolster their tournament resume for later on this spring. Backboned by two of their senior captains in UMass Lowell committed attack-man Conor Foley (five goals, one...
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Westwood hockey tournament bound, set state record

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor There have been a lot of good high school hockey programs over the years in the state of Massachusetts. Catholic Conference powers like Catholic Memorial, BC High, Malden Catholic, public programs such as Burlington, Reading, and other Western Mass purebreds like Springfield Cathedral have all held decades of...
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Zajec, Raiders earn statement win

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams fighting for spots in the Super Eight met on Wednesday afternoon in Westwood as the Catholic Conference champion Xaverian Hawks welcomed the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders. With the tournament just about a week away, a win for either the Raiders (15-5) or Hawks (12-8)...
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Raiders outlast Cassidy, Hawks

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams fighting for spots in the Super Eight met on Wednesday afternoon in Westwood as the Catholic Conference champion Xaverian Hawks welcomed the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders. With the tournament just about a week away, a win for either the Raiders (15-5) or Hawks (12-8)...
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Hawks fight cancer, Monturio salvages tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two common phrases echoed throughout the halls of Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood are to “be a man of integrity,” and to “respond to the call for help.” On Saturday, the Xaverian varsity hockey team followed both of these directives that are seemingly instilled into every product...
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Auditore, Chapski earn baseball All-Scholastic

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole senior captain and second base-man Charlie Auditore as well as Xaverian captain and ace pitcher Dylan Chapski of Medfield were recently awarded All-Scholastic honors by the Boston Globe following their immense contributions to their teams throughout the 2017 baseball season. Auditore smacked two home runs and 21 RBI en...
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