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Former Celtic Johnny McCarthy passes away

Former Celtics point guard Johnny McCarthy has passed away. McCarthy, who spent the 1963-64 season with the NBA champion Celtics, was 86 years old.

Locally, McCarthy was as well known for the athletic excellence of his grandchildren as he was for his own NBA career. McCarthy's grandson, Johnny, played for...

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Medfield girls basketball staying active through TikTok

Annie (left) and Maggie (right) McCarthy showcased their basketball skills and dance moves on TikTok this past week in an attempt to stay active during quarantine.

With the stay-at-home order still in effect due to COVID-19, local athletes have been forced to think outside the box on...

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McIntyre, Rockets eye ultimate prize

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It has been a special season for the Needham High School girls varsity basketball team in 2019-2020. An 18-2 regular season allotted the Rockets the No. 2 seed in Division I South. Entering the season, many believed Needham would be a state championship contender. So did the Rockets,...
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Scales reaches 1000-point milestone

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School girls varsity basketball team hosted Foxboro on Thursday evening for a little late-season non-conference matchup. The Warriors (17-2, 14-2) came to town with the Hockomock Davenport Division already secured, and will likely be the top seed in the Division II South playoffs. The Rebels...
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DS girls basketball celebrates senior night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, the Medfield girls’ basketball team, at one point, held a forty point lead over Dover-Sherborn, en route to what was ultimately a 65-29 victory. But while the Warriors, who the Boston Herald currently ranks 13th in the state, were quite pleased with how they played in...
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Raider girls avenge loss to Brookline

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter In their last matchup, the Wellesley girls’ varsity basketball team dropped a close game to Brookline by a score of 39-35. In another tight matchup on Friday night, a late-game surge and some clutch free throw shooting would give the Raiders their revenge via what was ultimately a...
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Scales propels Rebels over Wamps

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School girls varsity basketball team hosted Braintree on Friday night as the Rebels (11-5, 7-4) looked to end a two-game losing skid, as well as complete the season sweep of the Wamps (5-10, 4-8) following a 42-30 win at Braintree on January 7. A pair of...
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Klemm, Rockets outlast Scales, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Walpole High School girls varsity basketball teams met for the third and final time this 2019-2020 season on Tuesday night with both teams looking to secure a victory and take the season series. Needham defeated Walpole, 44-28, back on December 18. The Rebels (9-4, 5-3)...
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Klemm, McIntyre lift Rockets over Wamps

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Braintree has served as Needham’s kryptonite in girls basketball over the last two seasons. In 2018-2019, the Needham girls dropped both regular season contests to Braintree as the Wamps took the Herget Division title. In the postseason, Needham and Braintree met in the Division I South finals, with...
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Girls’ basketball continues to dominate

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern Last Tuesday night, the Rockets managed to overcome a tough first half against Weymouth to eventually best the Wildcats, 60-31, adding another win to their already-impressive 5-1 record. Although the girls had just come off an easy victory over King Philip’s last Saturday, they struggled in the first...
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Raiders, Clockers battle until the end

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It what was a tale of two halves for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity girls basketball team on Tuesday night at home against Ashland. The Lady-Raiders entered looking to bounce back from a 51-35 defeat to Medway on January 3, while the Clockers (2-3, 2-3) came in...
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Rockets cruise to drama-free win

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday afternoon, the varsity girls’ basketball game between Needham and King Philip High School was delayed by almost an hour due to an intense JV game between the two teams, which culminated in a double overtime King Philip victory. Hopefully the varsity fans that wanted to see...
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McIntyre, Rockets ready for liftoff

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 15-5 regular season helped the Needham High School girls varsity basketball team to the No. 2 seed in Division I South in 2018-2019. The Rockets took down No. 13 Brockton (40-26) in the opening round before a 57-41 victory against No. 12 Bishop Feehan in the quarterfinals....
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McCarthy helps Harvard to strong start

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It should be to the surprise of absolutely nobody in Medfield that former MHS basketball star Maggie McCarthy is doing big things this fall for the Harvard women’s basketball team. A sophomore guard, the Medfield native has logged an average of 36 minutes a game during Harvard’s 3-2...
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Medfield Girls Hoop advances over Wayland

Photos by Paul McNeil

Before a large crowd at Medfield High School Monday night, the Medfield girls basketball team advanced in the state playoffs with a decisive 54-41 win over Wayland. Sophomore Camilla Silk led the way with 13 points and 12 rebounds while senior captain Erin Seibel also added 13 points with 4...

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Jantzen, Lady-Rockets outlast Murray, Wolverines

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31796" align="alignright" width="225"]Riley Murray (23) protects the ball along the baseline. Riley Murray (23) protects the ball along the baseline. [/caption] Powers from the TVL and Bay State Conference met on Sunday afternoon as the Westwood Wolverines (13-6,...
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Jantzen, Lady-Rockets outlast Murray, Wolverines

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31784" align="alignright" width="225"]Kiki McIntyre scouts the scene and gets set to dish a bounce pass into the paint. Kiki McIntyre scouts the scene and gets set to dish a bounce pass into the paint.[/caption] Powers from the TVL and Bay...
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Medfield’s comeback falls just short

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31047" align="alignleft" width="300"]A hard foul as Medfield takes a hand to the face. A hard foul as Medfield takes a hand to the face.[/caption] For essentially three quarters, the Medfield girls’ basketball team was getting killed by Medway. Then, a riveting...
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Guiffre moves Lady-Raiders to 5-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double...
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Unbeaten Lady-Raiders outlast White, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double monster...
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