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Gregory, DS lacrosse still hopeful

By Mike Flanagan,
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor -

It’s normally the time of year in Dover-Sherborn when spring sports are getting into full swing. The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented sports, such as boys and girls lacrosse, baseball and softball, from starting their 2020 seasons. The MIAA is currently planning for...

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Warriors outlast Raiders at Boch Arena

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield/Norton girls varsity hockey team hosted rival Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton on Saturday afternoon at Boch Arena in Dedham. The Warriors (7-5-2, 3-3-1) entered looking to earn points for the third consecutive game following a 2-2 tie with Franklin and a 4-2 win at Dedham. The Raiders (1-13-3, 1-5-1), meanwhile,...
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Wilder lifts Warriors over Shamrocks

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School boys varsity hockey team hosted Bishop Feehan at Pirelli Arena in Franklin on Monday for a little holiday non-conference matinee. The Warriors (6-3-2, 3-3-2) entered off the heels of a 5-2 victory against Bellingham on January 18 and were looking to put together...
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‘A good life’ for Walpole’s Harland Cook

By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Following each of the two world wars in which the United States helped save parts of humanity from the aggression of others, Americans felt a strong desire to make the world a better place, to create a brighter future. A generation of Americans who helped save the world now raised children whose...
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Medfield hockey out to prove

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In 2018-2019, it took until February for the Medfield High School boys varsity hockey team to lose a game; they started the year 8-0-4. The Warriors finished the regular season at 11-4-5 to earn the No. 7 seed in Division II South. A pair of shutout wins...
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What’s in a name – Needham’s schools

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By Shelly Santaniello Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Sunita L. Williams Elementary School has opened. This is a significant event for the town. Needhamites probably can’t help but be impressed with the big, beautiful structure as they drive by. They may wonder what it looks like inside, how many lucky students will attend, and how it...
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Panthers stun Raiders late

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Dover-Sherborn boys lacrosse has solidified itself as one of the premiere teams in Division III, entering Friday’s date with Hockomock champ and Division I power Franklin at 8-3 (5-1 TVL). Despite holding a two-goal lead late, the Raiders were unable to hold off the powerful offense of the Panthers...
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Potters Place show/sale fighting hunger

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In keeping with its mission to share and teach the pottery experience to the public, the 23 members of Potters Place will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry on the weekend of May 3-5. Proceeds from the sale of select, hand-made pottery at the cooperative’s 28th Annual Spring Show and...
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Tyer, Warriors push past Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31571" align="alignright" width="300"]Medfield’s Phil Parker (23) shields the puck from DS/Weston’s Connor Burke (3). Medfield’s Phil Parker (23) shields the puck from DS/Weston’s Connor Burke (3).[/caption] Two old friends met on Saturday afternoon in Franklin as the Medfield boys varsity...
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They’re back! Medfield heads back to school

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Gone are the days of running through the sprinklers in the backyard and lounging around the house all day, and in are the days of jotting down notes in a spiral-bound notebook and hauling a stuffed backpack home every day. For Dover and Sherborn, Walpole, Medfield, Needham and Wellesley,...
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Boys hockey prevails in grudge match

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn High School boys varsity hockey teams met for the first time this season on Saturday night in Franklin, with the Warriors prevailing 3-1 in a tightly contested match. Junior forward Tommy Schofield, who currently leads the team in points (five), got the Warriors...
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