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DS track boasts TVL All-Stars

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The Dover-Sherborn High School boys track team placed third at Sunday’s Division I state meet in Norwell. Following the meet, the 2019 group of TVL All-Stars were announced, and to put it simply, DS held a strong presence. Danny Bennett, Will Brown, Oliver Fried, Noah Guarini, Sam Little, Tylan Mendes, Spencer Robin,...
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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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Wamps outlast Foley, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The last time Needham and Braintree baseball met was last June in the Division I South semifinals, a game that Needham won 5-4 via a walk-off en route to the Division I state championship. On Monday, the Wamps and Rockets met for the first time since their epic...
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Duxbury hands Medlax first defeat

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The No. 4 Medfield High boys lacrosse team has pumped its way through the first eight games of their 2019 season, scoring an average of 19.5 goals per game and surrendering just 3.12 per game en route to an 8-0 start. On Saturday, the Warriors traveled to face...
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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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Panthers hold off Warriors in rain

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School girls varsity lacrosse team hosted Division I Hockomock League power Franklin on Monday night on the rain-soaked turf at Calvin Fisher Field. Coming off a tough 19-12 defeat to arch rival Dover-Sherborn on April 17, the Lady-Warriors (2-4, 2-1) were looking to bounce back,...
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Donato tosses gem as Rebels down Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on Thursday afternoon at Bird Middle School as reigning Division I state champ Needham traveled to square off against Walpole, a team coming off their first Super Eight trip in program history last spring. Coming off of a tough 2-0...
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Balter, Lady-Raiders off to hot start

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It used to be Walpole and Needham who were the annual favorites to win the Bay State Conference in girls lacrosse. Now? Wellesley is, without a doubt, the odds-on favorite to win not only the Bay State Conference, but also win all of Division I South. Coming...
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Child, Needham lacrosse gear up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Another lacrosse season is upon us, and the Needham High boys enter 2019 loaded, as always, and ready to be one of the premier teams in Division I South. Among the many returning names for Needham, maybe none are more impactful on the offensive side of the...
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Medfield lax ready for big year

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 season was a wacky one for Medfield High lacrosse. After losing five games by just a single goal, including a heartbreaking and somewhat controversial overtime defeat to top-seeded Wayland in the Central/East quarterfinals, redemption is certainly on the minds of the Warriors heading into this...
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Callahans, Komjathy, Raider lax ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse season is upon us, and after a deep run into last season’s Division I South Sectionals, the Wellesley Raiders enter the 2019 season poised to be a dominant force in the Bay State Conference. Despite losing one of their top scorers in Michael Bomes, who netted...
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Chemielewski, Rockets ready for title defense

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The spring of 2018 for forever be remembered in the town of Needham after the Cinderella Rockets won their way to the Division I state championship in baseball as a No. 8 seed. In 2019, the obvious goal of defending their spot atop Division I looms large. Despite...
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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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McIntyre’s 20 advances Lady-Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_32074" align="alignright" width="300"]Sophomore guard Madison Shaker (4) dishes a bounce pass around her opposition. Sophomore guard Madison Shaker (4) dishes a bounce pass around her opposition. [/caption] Sophomore sensation guard Kiki McIntyre has been an X-factor for the Needham...
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Nawrocki, Schmalz hat tricks lift Lady-Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31471" align="alignleft" width="300"]Sophomore forward Caroline Han (9) corrals a loose puck and fights off a stick check midway through the second period. Sophomore forward Caroline Han (9) corrals a loose puck and fights off a stick check...
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Wamps freeze Rockets unbeaten streak at three

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31081" align="alignright" width="300"]Senior defenseman Brad Sprogis (22) ties up his man in front of the net. Senior defenseman Brad Sprogis (22) ties up his man in front of the net. [/caption] The Needham High varsity boys hockey team...
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Cohen, Goss, Raider hockey ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017-2018 season saw Wellesley High boys hockey dominate the Bay State Conference and earn the No. 1 overall seed in Division I South. Following a quarterfinal round exit at the hands of No. 8 Xaverian on their home ice, the Raiders will look to build upon...
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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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Raider field hockey drops heartbreaker

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 2-1 victory over Ashland on September 11, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School field hockey team dropped a heartbreaker to Division I power Natick on Thursday to fall to 2-2 on the young season. Natick struck first less than six minutes in with a goal off of...
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Eighth grade lax showing bright future

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The boys lacrosse program at Medfield High School is one that sees contributions from every area of the roster, year in and year out. In 2018, John Isaf’s boys saw several underclassmen step up and become essential pieces of the team. From the sophomore class, attack-men Jack McCordic and Jimmy...
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