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Rebel hockey out to prove

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole High School hockey put together a respectable 12-7-3 regular season record in 2018-2019, earning themselves the No. 8 seed in Division I South. Unfortunately, the Rebels fell to rival and No. 9 Wellesley (3-0) in the opening round of the tournament to conclude their season. In 2019-2020,...
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Warriors halt Rebels in Central/East quarters

[caption id="attachment_33510" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Walpole’s Ethan Kelley (12) defends against Medfield’s Brian Abely (23) midway through the second quarter. Photos by Mike Flanagan Walpole’s Ethan Kelley (12) defends against Medfield’s Brian Abely (23) midway through the second quarter. Photos by Mike Flanagan[/caption] By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two years...
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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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Brinkhaus, Rockets outlast Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two Bay State Conference powers met on the lacrosse field on Thursday afternoon as the Walpole Rebels hosted the Needham Rockets at Turco Field. Walpole entered looking to rebound after a 14-6 defeat to Newton North, while Needham looked to make it two wins in a row to start...
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Foley, McGrath, Rebel lacrosse ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After having their season end in heartbreak in overtime for the second straight year last season in the Division II semifinals with a 9-8 defeat to No. 2 Westwood, the Walpole High boys lacrosse team is out to put some demons to bed in 2019. Headlining the returns...
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Hubbard’s shutout freezes Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two old rivals met in the first round of the Division I South Sectionals last Wednesday evening as the Walpole and Wellesley boys squared off at Canton Ice House for the right to move on and face No. 1 Duxbury. [caption id="attachment_32124" align="alignleft" width="400"]Junior... 			
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Hubbard’s shutout freezes Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_32099" align="alignleft" width="300"]Walpole’s Marc Hirshom and Wellesley’s Joe Fleming collide while battling for a loose puck. Walpole’s Marc Hirshom and Wellesley’s Joe Fleming collide while battling for a loose puck. [/caption] Two old rivals met in the first round...
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Foley, Rebels victorious on senior day

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With the postseason approaching, every win matters this time of year in order to receive the highest seed possible in the MIAA state tournament. On Saturday, the Walpole Rebels (11-6-3, 8-3-1) hosted non-conference rival King Phillip Regional for their senior day. Having already picked up their 10th win of the...
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Rebel hockey opens season 1-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30614" align="alignleft" width="300"]Mike DiCenzo (11) fights off a Mansfield fore-checker and gets the puck up the boards. Mike DiCenzo (11) fights off a Mansfield fore-checker and gets the puck up the boards. [/caption] The Walpole High School varsity...
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Colburn, Foley, Rebel hockey ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off their first Super Eight berth in program history, the Walpole High School boys varsity hockey team churned out a 12-5-5 record in 2017-2018, earning themselves the No. 5 seed in Division I South. Unfortunately, the Rebels were taken out in the first round by eventual...
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Platoon of Rebels sign NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole High School has pumped out a solid number of collegiate-level athletes over the years. On Thursday, a new wave of Rebels made it official as seven Walpole High athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to play a sport in college. Pitchers and due-to-be senior captains of Rebel...
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Deehan’s overtime heroics best Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite being without one of their senior leaders and top goal-scorers in Darragh Fahey (broken thumb), the No. 3 Walpole Rebels put together one of their best efforts of the season last Wednesday night against the No. 2 and Connor Deehan-led Westwood Wolverines in the Division II Central/East...
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Deehan’s overtime heroics best Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite being without one of their senior leaders and top goal-scorers in Darragh Fahey (broken thumb), the No. 3 Walpole Rebels put together one of their best efforts of the season last Wednesday night against the No. 2 and Connor Deehan-led Westwood Wolverines in the Division II Central/East...
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‘Cardiac Conor,’ Rebels thrill in OT

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Outside of the annual Needham/Wellesley tilt, few Bay State Conference lacrosse games have as much riding on them as the Walpole/Wellesley game. On Tuesday, the Raiders and Rebels took to Turco Field for their annual meeting with both teams trying to earn a statement victory to help improve...
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Despite results, Rebel lax showing promise

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School boys varsity lacrosse team got the result they wanted to start the season on Thursday afternoon in Walpole, but the manner in which it came likely was not how they drew it up. Behind a hat trick by junior midfielder Brendan Walsh and a...
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Coia, Jean lift Hawks in opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite an 8-10 regular season in 2017, the Xaverian Brothers High School varsity lacrosse team was able to gain some momentum heading into the offseason after an 8-7 upset win at No. 5 Franklin in the first round of last season’s South Sectional playoffs. The Hawks were ultimately...
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Fahey, Rebel lax eye redemption

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The spring of 2017 was a memorable one for Walpole High School boys lacrosse, as the Rebels finished the regular season 17-1 and the earned the No. 1 overall seed in Division II Central/East. After a stunning 13-12 overtime defeat to Medfield in the sectional title game last...
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Rebels and Warriors play thriller in South Finals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Trailing by two goals with 13 seconds to play seems like an almost impossible hole to climb out of, never mind the pressure of the situation that just so happened to be the Division II Central/East Sectional title game. But don’t tell that to Jack Cahill, Mike Hauptman,...
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Cahill, Warriors defy logic, win South

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Trailing by two goals with 13 seconds to play seems like an almost impossible hole to climb out of, never mind the pressure of the situation that just so happened to be the Division II Central/East Sectional title game. But don’t tell that to Jack Cahill, Mike Hauptman,...
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Hurley, Hunter reach milestones, Rebel lax to 16-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School varsity lacrosse team has put together one of the more under-the-radar dominant seasons in program history in 2017. Following a tough 9-6 loss to conference-leading Needham (14-2) on April 25, the Rebels have rattled off nine straight wins to improve to 16-1. During the...
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