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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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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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Guiffre wins Shot For Life Challenge

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The state’s best high school basketball shooters gathered at Starland Sports Complex in Hanover on Saturday to compete in the A Shot For Life Challenge. The event, a two-hour shooting marathon with both a boys and girls division to benefit brain cancer research, has featured star local basketball...
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Wamps freeze Lady-Rockets in South finals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After finishing first and second in the Bay State Herget Division, it was fitting that the two teams left standing in Division II South for girls basketball were Braintree and Needham. The Wamps swept the regular season series with Needham with a 56-43 win on January 11, followed...
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McIntyre’s 20 advances Lady-Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_32074" align="alignright" width="300"]Sophomore guard Madison Shaker (4) dishes a bounce pass around her opposition. Sophomore guard Madison Shaker (4) dishes a bounce pass around her opposition. [/caption] Sophomore sensation guard Kiki McIntyre has been an X-factor for the Needham...
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Lady-Rockets stun Raiders in Reilly finals

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In the finals of the Reilly Winter Classic on February 18, the Needham and Wellesley High girls varsity basketball teams played one of the most remarkable girls basketball games in recent memory. Both teams have played against each other since sixth-grade MetroWest and in AAU, so there is a tremendous rivalry between these...
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Lady-Rockets stun Raiders in Reilly finals

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In the finals of the Reilly Winter Classic on February 18, the Needham and Wellesley High girls varsity basketball teams played one of the most remarkable girls basketball games in recent memory. Both teams have played against each other since sixth-grade MetroWest and in AAU, so there is a tremendous rivalry between...
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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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Wamps halt Rockets eight-game streak

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31593" align="alignright" width="300"]Sophomore guard Kiki McIntyre (2) fights through a double team and puts up a jump shot. Sophomore guard Kiki McIntyre (2) fights through a double team and puts up a jump shot. [/caption] Entering Friday night,...
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McIntyre, Lady-Rockets cruise past Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31334" align="alignright" width="300"]Sophomore guard/forward Caroline Klemm (12) fights off a defender and drives the ball to the basket. Sophomore guard/forward Caroline Klemm (12) fights off a defender and drives the ball to the basket.[/caption] The Needham High girls varsity...
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