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Local girls dominate lacrosse All-Scholastics

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Needham, Walpole, Westwood and Wellesley have all had incredible success in girls lacrosse over the last decade. The 2019 season was no different, as all four of these Division I powers made long tournament runs. Needham, Westwood, and reigning Division I champ Wellesley put together long tournament runs,...
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Schmalz, Lady-Rockets rout Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School girls varsity lacrosse team was delivered a significant blow with star scorer Callie Hem out for the season with a torn ACL. Despite the loss of their Harvard commit and reigning All-Scholastic recipient, the Rockets (5-2) have responded with a series of impressive victories...
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Skulski, Porkers outlast Newman, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on the turf at DeFazio Park on Thursday afternoon as the unbeaten Walpole Porkers (9-0, 6-0) took on the hosting Needham Rockets (5-2, 4-1) for a pivotal midseason matchup worth more than just bragging rights, with future tournament seedings well...
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NHS field hockey has eyes on prize

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor No matter the sport, advancing multiple rounds in the playoffs and ending the season of your arch rivals is a successful one. In 2017, the Needham High School field hockey team did just that, as the Rockets went 14-4 and knocked out Wellesley, 1-0, in the Division I...
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Curtis, Rebels clinch conference on senior night

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The defending Division I state champion Needham Rockets traveled down the road to Walpole on Monday evening for a pivotal Bay State Conference showdown with the undefeated Rebels (15-0, 10-0). Back on April 5, the Rebels came from four down in the final quarter to upend the Rockets...
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Lady-Rebels outlast Kelley, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The defending Division I state champion Needham Rockets traveled down the road to Walpole on Monday evening for a pivotal Bay State Conference showdown with the undefeated Rebels (15-0, 10-0). Back on April 5, the Rebels came from four down in the final quarter to upend the Rockets...
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Hem highlights Needham field hockey awards

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a successful season that included a 1-0 playoff win over arch rival Wellesley, the Needham High School field hockey team had several of its members recently recognized for their accomplishments on the field throughout the 2017 season. Callie Hem, Meg McQuillen, Eileen Manning, and Talia Barrett were all...
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Johnston, Raiders battle Rockets in playoffs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_22660" align="alignright" width="300"]Kayla Johnston (3) moves the ball up the field for Wellesley midway through the second half.  Photos by Michael Flanagan Kayla Johnston (3) moves the ball up the field for Wellesley midway through the second...
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Manning lifts Rockets past Raiders in playoffs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Wellesley High School field hockey teams wrote the latest chapter of their epic and historic rivalry on Saturday evening, as the two Bay State Conference powerhouses squared off in the Division I South quarterfinals at DeFazio Park. The Rockets (15-4-0) received the No. 7...
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Girls hoop, Fogarty battle Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Walpole High School varsity girls basketball teams met on Wednesday night for their lone meeting of 2016-2017. The Rockets (4-4) were able to contain Walpole’s most lethal offensive weapon, Kelly Fogarty (16 points), and gutted out a big 43-40 win over the Rebels (5-2) to...
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Girls hoop back to .500 with big win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Walpole High School varsity girls basketball teams met on Wednesday night for their lone meeting of 2016-2017. The Rockets (4-4) were able to contain Walpole’s most lethal offensive weapon, Kelly Fogarty (16 points), and gutted out a big 43-40 win over the Rebels (5-2) to...
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