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Needham’s Julian competing in national tournament

James Julian, a sophomore from Needham, and Will Cummings, a freshman from Westwood, will compete in Duo Interpretation at the NSDA National Tournament in Albuquerque and the National Catholic Forensic League Tournament’s Grand National Tournament in Chicago. James Julian knew of Will Cummings from their time together at Monsignor Haddad Middle School in Needham. They...
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Sherborn’s Peck following suit at Bentley

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The town of Sherborn has produced some exceptional athletes over the years. However, few Sherborn families have seen the types of sustained athletic success as Heather and Chris Peck’s three boys. Throughout the last six years, Bentley University has become a second home for the Peck family....
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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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Bridge named for Fandrey

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On May 10, 1996, Captain Joseph R. Fandrey, a Needham native, died when two helicopters collided during a training exercise in North Carolina. On Saturday, the bridge on Highland Avenue spanning Route 128 was named in his honor, and a brief ceremony was held to commemorate the occasion. To...
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Late field goal lifts Rockets over Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High football team hosted rival Walpole on Friday night with both teams needing a big-time win. The Rockets, who entered at 1-5 (1-3), needed a victory just to have a chance of getting into playoffs. Walpole, meanwhile, looked to secure their fourth win of the season...
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Hometown stars shine in Carrier Dome

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse has become a brand in towns such as Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, and Wellesley. On Wednesday afternoon in Syracuse, New York, this brand was put on full display when the No. 14 Union College Dutchmen (7-1, 2-0) squared off against the Middlebury Panthers (3-5, 2-3) in the Carrier...
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Masse, Hawks take flight

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor By Xaverian football’s standards, a 3-3 regular season record that included losses to rivals BC High and Catholic Memorial is a disappointment. However, thanks to their strong schedule that included three convincing victories against Brockton (31-0), Malden Catholic (34-6) and Bridgewater-Raynham (32-7), the Hawks were still able to...
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Hawks fall just short in Super Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor To most who’ve ever walked through the halls of 800 Clapboardtree Street, a 4-3 seeding record normally does not qualify as a “successful season” by Xaverian’s standards. However, thanks to a combination of terrific coaching from first-year head coach Al Fornaro and guys peaking at the right time,...
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Hawks shut out Rockets, head to South Finals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor When the MIAA Division I South Sectional football playoff bracket was released two weeks ago, two things were apparent: a heavy Catholic Conference presence, and local powerhouses Xaverian and Brockton being in the same region. No. 2 Needham (6-3) took care of No. 7 Brockton (3-5) 23-20 in...
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Peck named Bentley football captain

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Sherborn and Medfield native Connor Peck was recently named one of the four captains for Bentley University football alongside Foxborough’s Mack Lowrie, Waltham’s Junior Chery, and Pawtucket, RI’s Martin Bannerman. After playing Pop Warner for Holliston throughout his upbringing, Peck played offensive guard at Catholic Memorial from 2010-2014 and was a...
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Friendly rivalry

St. Denis and St. Margaret Mary’s CYO teams recently faced off in finals at Catholic Memorial on Saturday, March 18. The girls played a great game. Good luck to St. Denis, who represents Westwood at the CYO Championship in Connecticut....
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Corcoran guides Rebels in Super Eight opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The nucleus of Walpole High School’s success throughout this 2016-2017 hockey season has been the play of senior goaltender James Corcoran, who recorded more shutouts (12) than goals allowed (11) during the regular season. [caption id="attachment_17110" align="alignright" width="600"]Conor Foley (16) puts the puck past BC... 			
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Super Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor When you grow up playing hockey in Massachusetts, it’s every kid’s dream to represent their high school and play in the famous Super Eight Tournament. For the better part of the tournament’s existence, the Super Eight has been dominated by Catholic Conference schools such as BC High, Catholic...
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Medfield Athletes Sign Div. I Letters of Intent

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Medfield High senior Krissy Rimmel officially signed her National Letter of Intent last week to play Div. I soccer at Sacred Heart University. Rimmel, a midfielder, helped the Warriors reach the Div. 2 South semifinal in each of the past two seasons. 

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