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DS girls soccer staying active from home

Everyone is looking for ways to stay active in order to pass time during quarantine.

In Dover-Sherborn, the reigning TVL Small and Division III South champion girls varsity soccer team decided to make a video this past week. The interactive video shows the girls doing soccer drills from home, as...

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Ledbury lifts Rockets over Raiders

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Whenever Needham and Wellesley have met on the soccer pitch in the playoffs in recent years, there have been two major common denominators: the weather has been terrible, and the game has been an instant classic. Both of these trends continued on Thursday evening as the No. 12...
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DS handles depleted Wellesley squad

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Already without Rory Clare due to a stress reaction in her leg, the Wellesley Raiders’ girls’ soccer team had to replace Elisabeth Rourke early in the first half of a scoreless game after a head-to-head collision. She would spend the rest of the game on the bench with...
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Penalty kick lifts Warriors over Wolverines

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On a windy day in Westwood, the Wolverines and Medfield Warriors girls soccer teams faced off with both teams looking to get a bit closer to qualifying for the postseason. But after a scoreless half, a Medfield penalty kick with 24 minutes left in the game would...
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Needham’s lights-out shooting dooms Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday night, The Needham Rockets girls soccer team moved to 6-2-2, downing the Walpole Rebels, 4-1. The first half was tight until - depending on which team you were rooting for - either a terrible foul by Walpole’s Shannon English or a terrible call by the referees. Two...
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Shue’s late strike propels Raiders by Warriors

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the top girls soccer teams in the TVL met on the pitch at Medfield High School on Tuesday as Medfield played host to bitter rival Dover-Sherborn for the first and only time this season. The Raiders (9-1-0) entered on the heels of a 2-1 bounce-back victory...
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Lady-Rockets draw with Wildcats

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on the pitch at Cricket Field on Thursday afternoon as the Needham High School girls varsity soccer team hosted Weymouth. Two of the favorites to win the Herget Division, the Rockets (4-0-1) and Wildcats (4-1-2) did not disappoint on...
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DS girls roll to 6-0

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering the 2019 season, DS girls soccer entered with high expectations following a long run in the Division III playoffs last year. So far in 2019, the Lady-Raiders have lived up to those expectations by starting the year 6-0 (6-0 TVL) and outscoring opponents 21-1. On Thursday, the...
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Raiders throttle Wolverines in Westwood

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Having to replace fourteen seniors from last year’s team meant that the Westwood girls soccer team was going to have to come together extremely quickly. Unfortunately, the first game of the season was likely too early for the Wolverines to do that, especially against a team as good...
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Gustafson, Medfield girls soccer ready up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 9-7-2 regular season earned Medfield High girls soccer the No. 14 seed in Division II last fall. The Lady-Warriors took out No. 19 Milton (2-0) in the preliminary round before a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to No. 3 Foxboro in the first round. The Warriors return a significant core...
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Overachieving Raiders halted in South semifinals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite being a town known for having excellent boys and girls soccer programs, the 2018 Dover-Sherborn Regional High School girls soccer team overachieved. DS entered the season without a single senior on their roster, and on paper, most would call that a rebuilding year. However, the Lady-Raiders did not...
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DS girls punch tournament ticket

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter Down 2-0 at home with around 15:00 remaining in their season on Monday night, the Dover-Sherborn girls soccer team knew they had to be mentally tough to continue their season. “We’ve been down a lot this season,” explained Dover-Sherborn head coach Evren Gunduz. “We never take failure as a setback. Our motto...
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Wolverine girls soccer drops heartbreaker

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was a tough outcome for the Westwood High School varsity girls soccer team on the pitch on Friday evening at Flahive Field as the Wolverines (1-2-0) fell, 3-0, to perennial TVL power and rival Norton. The Lancers struck first with 26:44 to play with a goal off...
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Warrior girls soccer falls in thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Medfield and Medway High School girls soccer, two perennial Division II TVL powers, have engaged in some major tilts over the last several seasons, most notably at Gillette Stadium back in 2016 (3-1 victory for Medway). After the two teams played to a pair of ties last season,...
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Girls soccer advances to south finals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High girls soccer team has had a season that each player will long remember after having played in Gillette Stadium and posting a 12-3-3 regular season record. The greatest achievement and memory that the ladies from Medfield will have from this season, however, is their impressive...
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Girls soccer, Wainwright, earn milestone win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After beginning the year with a tough 3-2 loss to TVL rival Westwood in the season-opener, the Dover-Sherborn varsity girls soccer team has bounced back with a pair of wins to improve their record to 2-3-1 a third of the way through the 2016 season. The Raiders have...
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Girls soccer fights to 1-1 draw

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a preseason trip to the Granite State that concluded with a hike up Mount Monadnock, the DS girls soccer team returned home last week for the start of school and the kickoff their 2016 season. On Friday night, the Raiders took on Hopkinton and gave the Hillers...
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Needham girls to defend soccer title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For a long while, soccer has been the crown jewel of Needham High School athletics. In 2015, the Needham girls took home the state championship after a record season (22-0-2). The Rockets will look to defend their title in 2016 with what coach Carl Tarabelli calls “a good...
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