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Raiders take Wolverines to the wire

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity boys basketball team hosted Westwood on Friday night for the one and only meeting between the two rivals this 2019-2020 season. Behind a 22-point first-half performance by junior captain and guard James McGowan (27 total), the Wolverines (8-2, 6-2) were able to...
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Wilder, Murray lift Warriors in Turkey Bowl

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football teams met for the 53rd time on Thursday morning at Fisher Field for their annual Thanksgiving rivalry match. The Warriors (7-4, 2-3) entered on the heels of consecutive victories against Medway (22-20) and Dartmouth (14-7), while the Raiders (6-5, 2-3)...
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Raiders fight Blackhawks in downpour

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Down 14-0 in the third quarter and getting stuffed on the one-yard line on a failed fourth down conversion, the Dover-Sherborn football team had every opportunity to quit Friday afternoon against Bellingham. Their bleachers were barely half-full, it was cold, it was windy, it was downpouring, and the...
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DS football ready to impress

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 4-3 regular season that earned them the No. 7 seed in Division V South, along with a Thanksgiving victory over rival Medfield, Dover-Sherborn football is ready to take the next step and build upon that success in 2019. Leading the Raiders this season will be five senior...
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Raiders reign supreme in Division III

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For the first time since 1981, the Dover-Sherborn Raiders are state champions in boys basketball. On Saturday, the Raiders capped off an incredible tournament run with a 71-56 victory in the Division III state finals in Worcester over South Sectional champ Bishop Stang, finishing the year at...
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Raiders claim Division III Central title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s been a wild ride for the Dover-Sherborn boys basketball team this 2018-2019 season, and on Saturday in Worcester, the Raiders put together a banner win with a 50-36 victory over No. 1 Hudson in the Division III Central finals. The thing that has made this DS team extremely...
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McGowan, Wolverines fight off Stark, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was about as gritty of an effort as they come for the Dover-Sherborn boys on the road at Westwood on Monday afternoon. The Raiders (10-3, 6-3) came from 13 down to tie the game late, while senior captain/forward Brett Stark battled through the flu to record a...
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Stark’s 17 propels Raiders past Mustangs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31030" align="alignright" width="300"]Tim Cofield (33) fights off a defender and moves the ball around the perimeter. Tim Cofield (33) fights off a defender and moves the ball around the perimeter.[/caption] The Dover-Sherborn Regional boys basketball team traveled to Norwood on...
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Raiders dominate Mohawks, move to 3-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30779" align="alignright" width="300"]Senior captain and guard John Muckstadt (5) moves the ball up the floor midway through the first quarter. Senior captain and guard John Muckstadt (5) moves the ball up the floor midway through the first quarter.[/caption] The phrase...
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Raiders fend off Warriors on Thanksgiving

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30189" align="alignright" width="300"]Medfield’s Colby Gonser (34) grabs hold of DS running back Tylan Mendes with Camron Giunta (33) closing in for support. Medfield’s Colby Gonser (34) grabs hold of DS running back Tylan Mendes with Camron Giunta (33)...
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Raider football ready for battle

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 4-6 record and a first-round loss at the hands of Middleborough in the Division VI playoffs a season ago, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football team is looking improve its record and return to the postseason again in 2018. “We want to spread the ball around on...
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Raiders outlast Johnson, Warriors in thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two arch rivals fighting for their playoff lives met on the baseball diamond on Friday afternoon as the DS Raiders (8-12) hosted the Medfield Warriors (8-9) on Dover-Sherborn’s senior day. In what can only be described as an instant classic of back-and-forth momentum swings and rallies, the Raiders...
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Storybook ending for Bowman, DS seniors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two arch rivals fighting for their playoff lives met on the baseball diamond on Friday afternoon as the DS Raiders (8-12) hosted the Medfield Warriors (8-9) on Dover-Sherborn’s senior day. In what can only be described as an instant classic of back-and-forth momentum swings and rallies, the...
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