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Lights-out shooting leads Milton past Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The sport most associated with drastic tactical changes because of the rise of analytics is baseball, with books, movies and countless hours of sports radio dedicated to how teams should be constructed, what hitters should be trying to do, and which formerly vaunted statistics are essentially meaningless when...
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Bradys, Rebel soccer ready up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 7-6-4 regular season earned Walpole High boys soccer the No. 11 seed in Division II South last season. The Rebels upset No. 6 Oliver Ames (2-1) in the opening round, the same team that ended their playoff run in 2017. Walpole followed it up with another upset...
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Donato’s gem lifts Walpole Legion

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor District Six Legion baseball rivals Walpole Post 104 and Medfield Post 110 met last Wednesday night at Curt Schilling Field. Walpole’s Matt Donato, who will play at Tufts in the fall, carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and was perfect after three. On a day where Walpole’s...
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Falvey, Rebels explode in rout of Rockets

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Needham High baseball faced off for the second and final time in 2019 last Wednesday night. The No. 5 Rebels (7-3, 4-2) entered looking to continue on track for the Super Eight, as well as picking up the season sweep of Needham after their 5-0 win at Eldracher Field...
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Schlittler’s gem lifts Walpole past Brookline

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a tough 3-2 loss to rival Wellesley on April 25, Walpole High baseball entered last Wednesday’s tilt with Brookline looking for their second straight win after bouncing back with a 9-6 victory over Westwood on the 27th. Behind a seven-inning complete-game shutout by staff ace and Northeastern...
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Donato tosses gem as Rebels down Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on Thursday afternoon at Bird Middle School as reigning Division I state champ Needham traveled to square off against Walpole, a team coming off their first Super Eight trip in program history last spring. Coming off of a tough 2-0...
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Donato’s walk-off powers Rebels past Hawks

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wet conditions at Turco Field forced the Walpole High baseball team to take a short trip down the road to the all-turf complex at Xaverian on Tuesday morning, still serving as the de facto home team in a key non-league matchup against the Hawks. Despite a seven-inning...
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Schlittler, Magane, Rebel baseball gear up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017 season was one filled with ups and downs for the Walpole High School baseball team. Yet, the Rebels still finished the year 13-7 and earned a dominant 15-0 first-round victory over rival Norwood as the No. 6 seed before falling 4-2 to No. 3-seeded Bridgewater Raynham...
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Gaughan and Rebels cruise in round one

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Whenever Walpole and Norwood get together on the baseball diamond, it is due to be a heated and entertaining match, given the fierce rivalry these two Bay State Conference powers share. On Thursday, the No. 6 seed Rebels (13-7) hosted the No. 11 seed Mustangs (11-9) in the...
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