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Tag Archives: Girls Basketball

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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Needham gets redemption against Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter This summer, Drake’s “In My Feelings Challenge” was so inescapable, both online and in real life, that within months, the entire country was annoyed at the song’s recurring line: “Kiki, do you love me?” On Tuesday night, the Walpole girls basketball team quickly became annoyed at the inescapable, recurring line...
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Girls hoop ends unbeaten streak at five

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Westwood High School varsity girls basketball teams each entered last Tuesday night’s matchup undefeated and looking to earn a key win over a quality conference opponent. Senior forward Allison Petit and senior guard Sophia Ouimette led the lady-Warriors (6-0) to a 51-37 victory over the...
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Girls hoop, Fogarty battle Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Walpole High School varsity girls basketball teams met on Wednesday night for their lone meeting of 2016-2017. The Rockets (4-4) were able to contain Walpole’s most lethal offensive weapon, Kelly Fogarty (16 points), and gutted out a big 43-40 win over the Rebels (5-2) to...
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Girls hoop back to .500 with big win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Walpole High School varsity girls basketball teams met on Wednesday night for their lone meeting of 2016-2017. The Rockets (4-4) were able to contain Walpole’s most lethal offensive weapon, Kelly Fogarty (16 points), and gutted out a big 43-40 win over the Rebels (5-2) to...
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Warrior girls basketball improves to 6-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Westwood High School varsity girls basketball teams each entered last Tuesday night’s matchup undefeated and looking to earn a key win over a quality conference opponent. Senior forward Allison Petit and senior guard Sophia Ouimette led the lady-Warriors (6-0) to a 51-37 victory over the...
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Wellesley Resident Wins Gatorade Player of the Year

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Noble & Greenough point guard Katie Benzan, a Wellesley resident, has been named the Gatorade Massachusetts Player of the Year. “When she was in seventh grade we knew she was special,” Nobles coach Alex Gallagher said. “Her ability to handle and shot the ball was simply remarkable.” A 5-foot-5 senior point...
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Dream Season Comes to an End for Wellesley Girls Basketball

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff It was a ride that 15 players and their coaches will never forget. They won their first 11 games and had their time of their lives, referring to themselves as a “band of sisters” and priding themselves on their teamwork, notably their “we-fense.” But on Monday night they tried to do...
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Medfield home winning streak ends against Westwood

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff The Medfield High girls’ basketball team has dominated the Tri-Valley League in recent years, winning seven straight league titles and building a home winning streak in the TVL that stretched back to December 2007. The program that Medfield has modeled in its recent success is Westwood, which was the...
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Wellesley Basketball ‘Thinks Pink’

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On Friday, January 29 the Wellesley boys and girls basketball teams faced off against Walpole for “Think Pink Night” at Wellesley High in a doubleheader event. The girls’ basketball teams from the Bay State Conference stepped up again this year to fight breast cancer. At Wellesley High, both the girls and the boys...
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Dover-Sherborn girls basketball fighting for tourney berth

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Basketball is full of highs and lows. For years now the Dover-Sherborn girls’ basketball team has struggled mightily on the court and has been left out of the postseason. But this year has been different, as the now 5-8 Raiders are fighting for a state tournament spot through sheer grit...
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Needham Girls Basketball Enjoys TD Garden Experience

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff The Needham High girls’ basketball team enjoyed a rare experience on Sunday morning when the Rockets traveled to Boston to face off against rival Wellesley in the early morning opening tip of the third annual GoodSports Invitational at the TD Garden. It was an endowment game for the two programs,...
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Wellesley Girls Basketball Improves To 10-0

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Wellesley girls’ basketball team is off to a 10-0 start and has qualified for the state tournament after beating a tough Natick team on Friday night on the road, 42-34. “Of course [the Natick game] was in doubt,” coach Glen Magpiong said after the game. “That’s a good team. They...
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