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Wellesley girls continue shutout streak

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The two-time reigning Division II state champion Wellesley High School girls hockey team appears poised to make a run at a three-peat this March. After earning a 3-1 revenge win against Austin Prep on January 22, the Raiders (13-1-0, 11-0-0) certainly look to have found their A-game now,...
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Rourke, Raiders power passed Cougars

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the area’s top high school girls hockey programs met at Wellesley Sports Center on Wednesday evening as the two-time reigning Division II state champion Wellesley Raiders hosted the Austin Prep Cougars. After falling 1-0 to the Cougars (7-1-2, 2-0-1) back on December 18 at Matthews...
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Raiders christen new barn with victory

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The defending Division II state champion Wellesley High School girls varsity hockey team took to the ice for the first time in 2019-2020 on Saturday night. The Lady-Raiders hosted Weymouth at their new home arena, Wellesley Sports Center, after making the switch from their old home at Babson. Wellesley...
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Burke’s tally salvages tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 2-2-0 start to the season, the defending Division II state champ Wellesley High girls have played 10 straight contests of unbeaten hockey. On Monday, the Lady-Raiders (7-2-3) hosted another Division II South heavyweight, Notre Dame Academy (Hingham), at Babson. Despite outshooting the Cougars (9-3-1) by a...
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Lady-Rebs, Raiders skate to a tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It may have been a day off for some on Monday, but not for the Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey teams, who met at Babson Skating Center for their one and only meeting this 2018-2019 season. Thanks to some shutdown goaltending on both sides by Wellesley’s...
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The time is now for Chicoski, Lady-Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017 season left a bit of a sour taste in the mouths of the Wellesley High School girls lacrosse team, as the Raiders fell to arch rival and eventual Division I state champ Needham in the South semifinals. This season, the Lady-Raiders return a roster that is...
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Hawkinson, Schulz lift Raiders to semifinals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off of a hard-fought 3-2 first-round victory over No. 16 seed Winchester on March 3 and after being forced to wait two days for a makeup game that was supposed to occur last Wednesday, the No. 1 seed Wellesley High School girls varsity hockey team took to...
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Lady-Raiders enter holiday break at 1-1-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey teams took to the ice at Rodman Arena on Wednesday evening in what was the lady-Rebels’ home opener. Swift goaltending by senior captain Francesca “Frankie” Bonanno (25 saves) guided Walpole to a 3-0 start to the season, as the...
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Bonanno leads Rebels to another victory

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey teams took to the ice at Rodman Arena on Wednesday evening in what was the lady-Rebels’ home opener. Swift goaltending by senior captain Francesca “Frankie” Bonanno (25 saves) guided Walpole to a 3-0 start to the season, as the...
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