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DS athletes shake off the rust

The lacrosse players noted their disappointment with the cancellation of last season, but expressed hope for this one.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

By and large, sports have not been played in six months. While professional athletes that have been playing for decades might...

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Walpole lacrosse family Shakespeare plays on

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It’s quite an accomplishment to play an NCAA Division I sport.

When a family has three siblings go on to play the same Division I sport at three separate prestigious powerhouse programs, like the Shakespeares of Walpole have, it is...

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Spotlighting match-up nightmare Hugh Curran

Pictured on the ice this past winter, senior Hugh Curran (6) has served as a defensive mainstay for Needham High boys lacrosse and hockey each of the last four years. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

An athlete who has perhaps...

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Walpole’s Buckley headed home to Cannons

After having his senior lacrosse season at Ohio State cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Walpole native and Xaverian alum Lukas Buckley is heading home to play for the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse, the team announced via Twitter on May 9.

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MIAA sports back May 4

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA has pushed back the potential start of the 2020 spring athletic season to May 4, at the earliest, the organization announced on March 30. Originally scheduled to resume on April 27, the decision to push back the start of the season an...

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MIAA sports back May 4

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA has pushed back the potential start of the 2020 spring athletic season to May 4, at the earliest, the organization announced on March 30. Originally scheduled to resume on April 27, the decision to push back the start of the season an...

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MIAA sports back May 4

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA has pushed back the potential start of the 2020 spring athletic season to May 4, at the earliest, the organization announced on March 30. Originally scheduled to resume on April 27, the decision to push back the start of the season an...

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MIAA sports back May 4

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA has pushed back the potential start of the 2020 spring athletic season to May 4, at the earliest, the organization announced on March 30. Originally scheduled to resume on April 27, the decision to push back the start of the season an...

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Babson, Medfielder Schofield dominate in opener

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Babson College men’s lacrosse team took to MacDowell Field for the first time this season on Wednesday afternoon as the Beavers (1-0, 0-0) hosted Roger Williams. Behind a six-point afternoon from senior attack-man Owen Allen (four goals, two assists), the Beavers (1-0, 0-0) started 2020 on the...
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Xaverian lacrosse hires Medfield’s Morse

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Throughout the last two decades, Medfield High lacrosse has been a powerhouse. There are many factors that have gone into Medfield lacrosse’s success throughout the last two decades. There’s an elite youth program. There are legacy families that seemingly have sibling after sibling stepping up, year-after-year, to contribute...
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Westwood’s O’Dwyer named Academic All-American

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor When forced to deal with the void of Jed Cappuccino (knee) in the midfield for a significant chunk of the season, Westwood High lacrosse needed to find ways to get other guys involved and produce on offense. In 2019, one of those guys was senior Justin O’Dwyer. According...
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Raider lax fills All-State team

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports After taking home the Division III state championship back in June with a 7-4 win over rival Grafton at Babson, Dover-Sherborn lacrosse is back in the headlines after making up approximately a sixth of the BostonLax Division III All-State team. Along with being named Boston Globe Division III player of...
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Medlax back atop Division II Central/East

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a resounding 18-6 victory over rival Westwood in the semifinals that featured an historic 11-goal performance by junior attack-man Jack McCordic, Medfield High lacrosse travelled to Natick for the Division II Central/East finals against reigning champ Concord-Carlisle on Thursday. With McCordic locked off by CC’s Charlie Cook...
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Wellesley’s Dziama goes out on top

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was the perfect ending for Wellesley native Matt Dziama and the Virginia Cavaliers on Monday afternoon in South Philadelphia, taking out the reigning champion Yale Bulldogs to claim their first national championship in men’s lacrosse since 2011. A program that went more than three seasons without a...
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Top-ranked Harbormen fight off Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two Division I powers met for a little early-season non-conference showdown on Thursday afternoon as the top-ranked Hingham Harbormen hosted the Wellesley Raiders in the semifinals of the 2019 Coaches Challenge Cup. Despite a pair of goals from standout junior attack-man Carl Callahan, a 7-0 run by the Harbormen...
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Hometown stars shine in Carrier Dome

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse has become a brand in towns such as Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, and Wellesley. On Wednesday afternoon in Syracuse, New York, this brand was put on full display when the No. 14 Union College Dutchmen (7-1, 2-0) squared off against the Middlebury Panthers (3-5, 2-3) in the Carrier...
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Callahans, Komjathy, Raider lax ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse season is upon us, and after a deep run into last season’s Division I South Sectionals, the Wellesley Raiders enter the 2019 season poised to be a dominant force in the Bay State Conference. Despite losing one of their top scorers in Michael Bomes, who netted...
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Seven Needham Rockets sign NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30101" align="alignright" width="300"]Pictured against Westwood in the 2018 South Sectionals in field hockey, Eileen Manning (9) will take her lacrosse talents to Marist next fall after getting after it one last time this spring for Needham High. Pictured against...
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Seibel, Hirschfeld sign NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30073" align="alignright" width="300"]Medfield’s Jaimee Hirschfeld (middle) poses with her family and coaches after signing her NLI to run track at Assumption College. Medfield’s Jaimee Hirschfeld (middle) poses with her family and coaches after signing her NLI to run track...
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Needham lax turning Rocket-men to Minutemen

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Needham has become a hotbed for Division I lacrosse talent, much thanks to the strength of the town’s youth program, as well as the success of the boys varsity program at Needham High. With the sport growing by the day and Needham’s youth and high school programs flourishing,...
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