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Lights-out shooting leads Milton past Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The sport most associated with drastic tactical changes because of the rise of analytics is baseball, with books, movies and countless hours of sports radio dedicated to how teams should be constructed, what hitters should be trying to do, and which formerly vaunted statistics are essentially meaningless when...
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Boys basketball ready to make noise

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After failing to qualify for the state tournament in 2018-2019, the Walpole High School boys varsity basketball team enters this season looking for a rebound year. Leading the Rebels in 2019-2020 will be junior point guard and captain Jack Connell, who flourished last season as a sophomore with...
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Jarvis, Rebels dominate on Thanksgiving

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Senior captain and quarterback Will Jarvis capped off his high school football career with a dominant performance in Walpole High football’s Thanksgiving rivalry match with Weymouth on Thursday. Jarvis ran for a score, threw for another and snagged a pair of interceptions while on defense to lead the Rebels to...
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Resilient Rebels outlasted by Harbormen

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a 31-19 victory against Milford in the Division III South quarterfinals, the No. 4 seed Walpole High football team traveled to Hingham on Friday night with a spot in the sectional title game on the line. In what has been a bit of an up-and-down season...
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Petrucci, Rebels advance to South semifinals

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a tough 30-28 defeat to Needham in their regular season finale, the No. 4 seeded Walpole High School football team returned to the gridiron on Friday night for their quarterfinal round contest of the Division III South playoffs against No. 5 Milford. Behind big performances by...
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Maiona, Raiders out-duel Jarvis, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley and Walpole High football took to the gridiron on Saturday afternoon for a Carey vs. Herget Division showdown. The Raiders entered looking to make it three straight wins to begin the 2019 season, while Walpole traveled to Wellesley hoping to get back on track following a 30-7...
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Rebel football stuffed by Natick

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The top two quarterbacks in the Bay State Conference squared off on Friday afternoon as the Walpole Rebels hosted the Natick Redhawks. The Rebels (1-1, 0-1) entered off of a 28-12 victory against rival Norwood to open up the season, while the Redhawks (2-0, 2-0) made the...
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Jarvis, Walpole football out to prove

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In 2018, a 5-2 regular season record earned Walpole High football the No. 2 seed in Division III South. The Rebels rolled passed Plymouth North (27-7) before eventually falling to No. 3 Hingham (30-19) in the sectional semifinals, followed by a tough 35-14 loss to Weymouth on Thanksgiving. Ending...
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Donato’s gem lifts Walpole Legion

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor District Six Legion baseball rivals Walpole Post 104 and Medfield Post 110 met last Wednesday night at Curt Schilling Field. Walpole’s Matt Donato, who will play at Tufts in the fall, carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and was perfect after three. On a day where Walpole’s...
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Egan, Harbormen outlast Jarvis, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a dominant 27-7 victory over Plymouth North in the Division I South quarterfinals, the No. 2 Walpole Rebels hosted No. 3 Hingham on Friday with a spot in the Division III South finals on the line. Despite marching down the field for a touchdown on their...
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White, Rebels outduel Reid, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Friday night at Turco Field saw a constant display of offensive fireworks as the Walpole Rebels (5-2) took on the rival Needham Rockets (5-2) in each team’s regular season finale. Behind huge performances from senior receiver Andrew White (nine catches, 155 yards, two touchdowns), senior safety Ethan Kelley (two...
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White, Rebels outduel Reid, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Friday night at Turco Field saw a constant display of offensive fireworks as the Walpole Rebels (5-2) took on the rival Needham Rockets (5-2) in each team’s regular season finale. Behind huge performances from senior receiver Andrew White (nine catches, 155 yards, two touchdowns), senior safety Ethan Kelley...
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Jarvis, Rebels outlast Maiona, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was an instant classic on the gridiron on Saturday afternoon as the Walpole High School football team held off a furious rally by the Wellesley Raiders (1-1) to earn a 42-35 victory in the Rebels’ (2-0) home-opener. Running back Chris Reilly capped off an 11-play game-opening drive...
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Jarvis, Rebels outlast Maiona, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was an instant classic on the gridiron on Saturday afternoon as the Walpole High School football team held off a furious rally by the Wellesley Raiders (1-1) to earn a 42-35 victory in the Rebels’ (2-0) home-opener. Running back Chris Reilly capped off an 11-play game-opening drive...
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Rebel football ready to fight

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole High football enters a new era this season with long-time head coach Barry Greener having retired. Taking over the reins of the Rebel football program in 2018 is Chris Sullivan, who’s served as an assistant for Walpole the last 12 years. After a 4-7 season in 2017 (their first losing...
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Walpole and Needham Legion split

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Post 104 and Needham Post 14 Legion baseball split their two-game series this past weekend, with Needham taking Friday’s matchup, 6-4, while Walpole came away victorious on Sunday in Rocket-town by a final of 9-5. Many of Needham’s players, such as Steve Donovan and Charlie Sumner, are...
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Walpole and Needham Legion split

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Post 104 and Needham Post 14 Legion baseball split their two-game series this past weekend, with Needham taking Friday’s matchup, 6-4, while Walpole came away victorious on Sunday in Rocket-town by a final of 9-5. Many of Needham’s players, such as Steve Donovan and Charlie Sumner, are...
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Lavanchy, Rebels send Greener out victorious

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Barry Greener has seen it all in his days as a high school football coach in Dover-Sherborn and Walpole. On Thursday, the Rebels (4-7) took to Turco Field under Greener, who will retire following the 2017-2018 academic year, for the final time, as the man who began as...
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Giunta, Warriors grind past Lavanchy, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite not playing in the same conference, Walpole and Medfield High School competing on any athletic surface seems to always hold big-time implications and see thrilling performances by both sides. The last time two varsity teams from Walpole and Medfield High School squared off was the 2017 Division II...
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