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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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Rebel lax eyes postseason vindication

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017 season ended in about the most difficult way imaginable for the Walpole High boys lacrosse team, surrendering a two-goal lead to Medfield in the final seconds of the Division II Central/East sectional final before falling in overtime. This season, Walpole has taken care of business and earned...
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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 battle Raiders, take down Wildcats

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last season, the story of the Bay State Conference and maybe Massachusetts high school hockey as a whole was Walpole’s incredible run to a Super Eight berth via an undefeated regular season. In 2017-2018, the script has yet to be written as to whether or not a Bay...
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Rockets skate to 2-2 tie with Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last year’s magical Super Eight run by the Walpole High varsity boys hockey team is one that will forever be remembered in this area. However, now three games into the 2017-2018 season, it’s all about the present for head coach Ron Dowd and his group. On Saturday night...
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Page’s late tally salvages Rebel tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last year’s magical Super Eight run by the Walpole High varsity boys hockey team is one that will forever be remembered in this area. However, now three games into the 2017-2018 season, it’s all about the present for head coach Ron Dowd and his group. [caption id="attachment_23737" align="alignright"...
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Rebel soccer battles in sectionals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 9-6-2 regular season, the Walpole High School varsity boys soccer team earned the No. 12 seed in the Division II South Sectionals. The Rebels traveled to No. 5 Diman Regional last Tuesday afternoon and emerged with a 2-0 upset win, setting up a quarterfinal date at...
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Fahey, Colburn make lax commitments

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Throughout the 2017 season, Walpole’s Darragh Fahey and Robert Colburn were massive difference-makers on the lacrosse field in the Bay State Conference, thanks to Fahey’s incredible versatility and dodging on attack, as well as Colburn’s shut down defensive abilities. Fahey and Colburn helped guide the Rebels to a 17-1 regular...
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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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