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Thanksgiving football food drive scheduled

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The Medfield Warriors and Dover-Sherborn Raiders are set to meet on the gridiron this Thanksgiving morning at 10 a.m. at Dover-Sherborn High School, and the teams are asking for help from the community in collecting food donations. Tables will be set up to collect non-perishable food donations, and will have jars available for monetary...
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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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Vic Gatto speaks about ‘The Game’

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday, October 18, former Harvard football captain Vic Gatto gave a talk at the Needham Library Community room about the most memorable game in his alma mater’s football history. The lecture was the last of a four-part series on the Beanpot, which is a hockey tournament in New England...
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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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Fay, Wolverines outlast Williams, Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Long-time TVL rivals Medfield and Westwood met on the gridiron at Flahive Field on Friday night for a pivotal midseason showdown. The Wolverines (3-2, 2-1) entered on the heels 7-6 victory over Norwood in week four to snap a two-game losing skid, looking to make it two wins...
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Blake, Arrows roll in opener

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor St. Sebastian’s started its season with a convincing 21-0 victory at Milton Academy on Saturday, headlined by an impressive showing by senior quarterback and Wellesley resident Billy Seidl (11 of 23, 155 yards, one touchdown, seven carries, 64 yards, one touchdown). “Really happy with the defense,” said head coach...
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Ryan, Dummer, Raiders rally to victory

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Defense was the name of the game on Friday night as Dover-Sherborn Regional High School hosted Norton on the gridiron in DS’ TVL opener. [caption id="attachment_28843" align="alignright" width="300"]Junior quarterback Kirby Ryan (15) drops back in the pocket early in the second quarter of Friday... 			
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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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Smith, Rockets cruise past Hillers

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite being down their starting versatile running back/slot man Odahri Hibbert (arm), the Needham High School football team was able to take care of business on the road last Friday night at Hopkinton with a convincing 28-7 victory. Duke-committed tight end and senior captain of the Rockets (2-0) Matthew...
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Masse, Hawks take flight

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor By Xaverian football’s standards, a 3-3 regular season record that included losses to rivals BC High and Catholic Memorial is a disappointment. However, thanks to their strong schedule that included three convincing victories against Brockton (31-0), Malden Catholic (34-6) and Bridgewater-Raynham (32-7), the Hawks were still able to...
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Boylan attending Campbell Trophy Summit

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Former Bentley University linebacker and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School quarterback/linebacker Rogers Boylan, a magna cum laude graduate this past May, will attend the second annual National Football Foundation Campbell Trophy Summit at Stanford University from August 22-25. Boylan was invited as a previous nominee for the William V. Campbell Trophy and will be one of...
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XBHS AD Stevenson announces retirement

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Now, after a more than five-decade history as a member of the Xaverian community, next fall will be the first in 20 years without Charlie Stevenson at the helm of Xaverian athletics. He has announced his plans to retire as athletic director. According to Brother Daniel Skala, C.F.X., Headmaster, “Since 1965 when Charlie Stevenson...
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Football falls in Turkey Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Needham High football teams renewed their historical rivalry with one another on Thursday morning in their annual Thanksgiving grudge match at Memorial Field in Needham. Running back Grant Chryssicas led the way for Wellesley with four touchdowns, as the Raiders (11-1) pulled out the 34-14...
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Football victorious in Turkey Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn High football teams capped off a successful 2016 season with a hard fought battle in their annual Thanksgiving rivalry match on Thursday morning, with the Warriors (8-3) prevailing 28-19 behind a strong effort by senior captains James Voss (defensive MVP) and John Quinn...
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Football drops playoff match

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn High football team suffered a tough 34-0 defeat at the hands of third-seeded Archbishop Williams (5-2) in the first round of the Division 3A South Sectional Playoffs. A stout first-quarter defensive effort by the Raiders (3-5, 1-4) proved not to be enough as the Bishops scored...
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Voss/Gonser lead football to Homecoming victory

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High varsity football team took to the gridiron on Friday evening under the lights on the new turf at Calvin George Fisher Field against Norton high school. The Warriors (4-1) got their third win in as many games in a hard fought 14-7 victory over the...
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Rockets Drop Heartbreaker To Walpole, 21-7

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole Rebels (1-1) and Needham Rockets (0-2) met under lights on Friday night at Turco Field in their annual Bay State Conference matchup. Led by stout defensive play and the lethal rushing attack of senior running back Ferry Armand, the Rebels prevailed 21-7 despite a late offensive...
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Warriors down Dedham 21-6 in opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor There are plenty of things to look forward to once September hits: pumpkin spiced lattes, sweaters, apple picking, etc. For sports fans, however, September means the return of Friday night lights and the boys of fall. On Friday, the Medfield Warriors (1-0) and Dedham Marauders (0-1) took to...
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