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Tag Archives: Division II

McCusker, Wolverines getting hot at right time

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last season, Westwood High boys lacrosse entered the state tournament as one of the favorites to come out of Division II Central/East and take home the state championship. One year later, the Wolverines (12-6, 9-4) head into the postseason with a chip on their shoulder for a number...
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Medfield softball starts 3-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After graduating a significant portion of their starting roster from last year’s team that went 12-8 in the regular season and made it to the Division II South quarterfinals, the Medfield High girls varsity softball team entered the 2019 season needing some new players to step up...
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Donohue, Westwood lacrosse ready for next step

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off the best season in program history, which featured a 14-4 regular season record, their first-ever wins against Medfield and Dover-Sherborn, as well as a share of the TVL title, expectations heading into this spring are extremely high for the Westwood High School boys varsity lacrosse team. Despite...
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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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High hopes for Seibel, Lady-Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School girls varsity lacrosse team is poised to have a solid year in 2019, with some big names returning. Leading Medfield this season will be a duo of senior co-captains in midfielder Erin Seibel and defender Lily Bannister. Before a tough 8-7 loss to...
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Medfield hockey still unbeaten after tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31127" align="alignright" width="300"]Senior forward Justin Fuglestad (19) moves the puck through the neutral zone. Senior forward Justin Fuglestad (19) moves the puck through the neutral zone. [/caption] Many wondered who Norwood High’s new rivals would be when the school...
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Kressy, Lady-Raiders set to defend title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017-2018 season concluded with the ultimate prize for the Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey team: raising the Division II state championship trophy at TD Garden. As great as the accomplishment was of winning a state title, the focus for Wellesley girls hockey now shifts to...
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High hopes for McInerny, Hamilton, Lady-Rebs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After an up-and-down 9-9-3 regular season, the Walpole High girls varsity hockey team earned the No. 15 seed in the 2018 Division II state tournament. Following a 5-2 victory over No. 18 Matignon in the preliminary round, the Lady-Rebs fell to eventual state runner-up Canton, 4-1. Despite...
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Warrior girls soccer falls in thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Medfield and Medway High School girls soccer, two perennial Division II TVL powers, have engaged in some major tilts over the last several seasons, most notably at Gillette Stadium back in 2016 (3-1 victory for Medway). After the two teams played to a pair of ties last season,...
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Rebel girls lax 2017 state finalists

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor 2017 was a banner year for the Walpole High School girls lacrosse team, as the Rebels put together an 18-2 regular season and finished as Bay State Conference runners-up, with their lone conference defeat on the season coming to eventual Division I state champ, Needham. Walpole’s efforts throughout...
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