The Hometown Weekly for all your latest local news and updates! Delivered to every Home and Business... each and every week!  

Tag Archives: lady-Raiders

Raiders, Clockers battle until the end

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It what was a tale of two halves for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity girls basketball team on Tuesday night at home against Ashland. The Lady-Raiders entered looking to bounce back from a 51-35 defeat to Medway on January 3, while the Clockers (2-3, 2-3) came in...
Read more

DS takes Division II South

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Heading into the 2019 season, expectations were high for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity field hockey team. Following a 15-1-2 regular season that included winning a share of the TVL title, it’s safe to say those expectations were met. However, when a team returns as much talent...
Read more

DS girls roll to 6-0

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
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...
Read more

Wellesley girls soccer rolls in opener

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School girls varsity soccer team opened up its 2019 season last Thursday afternoon at home against Weymouth. The Raiders (2-0-0) began their season on the right note, thanks to first half goals by Rory Clare and Olivia Francis, followed by a shutdown defensive effort in...
Read more

Parizeau, Raiders cruise past Marauders

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off an 18-10 bounce-back win over Holliston on May 15, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School girls varsity lacrosse team hosted Dedham on Monday afternoon looking to make it two straight wins. Despite a lengthy lightning delay late in the first half, DS was able to battle through...
Read more

Balter, Lady-Raiders off to hot start

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It used to be Walpole and Needham who were the annual favorites to win the Bay State Conference in girls lacrosse. Now? Wellesley is, without a doubt, the odds-on favorite to win not only the Bay State Conference, but also win all of Division I South. Coming...
Read more

Lady-Rockets stun Raiders in Reilly finals

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
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...
Read more

Guiffre moves Lady-Raiders to 5-0

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double...
Read more

Unbeaten Lady-Raiders outlast White, Rebels

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double monster...
Read more

Guiffre’s 22 lifts Lady-Raiders past Revere

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30635" align="alignright" width="300"]Molly Cronin (10) directs traffic and sets up a play. Molly Cronin (10) directs traffic and sets up a play. [/caption] Coming off a 45-27 season-opening victory at Medway on December 10, the Wellesley High School...
Read more

Kressy, Lady-Raiders set to defend title

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017-2018 season concluded with the ultimate prize for the Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey team: raising the Division II state championship trophy at TD Garden. As great as the accomplishment was of winning a state title, the focus for Wellesley girls hockey now shifts to...
Read more

Overachieving Raiders halted in South semifinals

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
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...
Read more

Ahola, Raider field hockey advance

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 10-7-1 regular season, the Dover-Sherborn varsity field hockey team was awarded the No. 15 seed in Division II South. [caption id="attachment_29791" align="alignleft" width="300"]Maeve Keene (10) fires a shot on cage late in the first half. Maeve...
Read more

Balmer, Doyle, Raiders kick off season

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 10-3-1 regular season and the earning of the No. 6 seed in Division III South, the Dover-Sherborn High School varsity girls soccer team went on a heart-stopping playoff run a season ago that included 2-1 victories over Norwell (PKs) in the quarterfinals and Rockland (extra...
Read more

Hamilton, Raider field hockey ready up

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite a 12-4-2 record, the 2017 season came to tough end for the Wellesley High School field hockey team, falling 1-0 to arch rival Needham in the second round of the Division I South playoffs. This season, the Lady-Raiders will look to return to the state tournament and take...
Read more

Baker, Raider girls soccer ready up

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley girls soccer took some steps forward last season, finishing the regular season 7-6-3 and earning a preliminary-round victory against Durfee (1-0) in the Division I South playoffs. This season, the Lady-Raiders will look to build off of their success in 2017, but they will have to do it under...
Read more

Balter, Lady-Raiders roll past Wildcats

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School girls varsity lacrosse team welcomed Milton last Tuesday afternoon for a key Bay State Conference showdown. Behind a stellar performance by senior captain and Northwestern commit Maddy Balter (five goals, two assists), along with four goals from fellow senior captain and Stanford commit Caitlin Chicoski,...
Read more

The time is now for Chicoski, Lady-Raiders

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017 season left a bit of a sour taste in the mouths of the Wellesley High School girls lacrosse team, as the Raiders fell to arch rival and eventual Division I state champ Needham in the South semifinals. This season, the Lady-Raiders return a roster that is...
Read more

Whitehill balancing WHS coaching and broadcasting

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor When it was announced this past summer that Cat Whitehill would become the new head coach of Wellesley High School girls varsity soccer, there was obvious reason for excitement for the Raiders, given Whitehill’s lengthy background in the sport as well as her activism and support of Title...
Read more