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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...
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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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Nawrocki, Schmalz hat tricks lift Lady-Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31471" align="alignleft" width="300"]Sophomore forward Caroline Han (9) corrals a loose puck and fights off a stick check midway through the second period. Sophomore forward Caroline Han (9) corrals a loose puck and fights off a stick check...
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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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Schmalz, Lady-Rockets sweep Redhawks

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31145" align="alignright" width="300"]Freshman Britt Nawrocki (8) scouts the scene and gets ready to make a pass on a two-on-one bid. Freshman Britt Nawrocki (8) scouts the scene and gets ready to make a pass on a two-on-one bid....
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Kelly, Lady-Rockets blank Redhawks

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30730" align="alignright" width="300"]Junior right wing Charlotte Tolman (27) pears into the offensive zone and moves the puck up the ice for Needham during the Lady-Rockets 3-0 victory at Natick on Saturday night. Junior right wing Charlotte Tolman...
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NHS field hockey has eyes on prize

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor No matter the sport, advancing multiple rounds in the playoffs and ending the season of your arch rivals is a successful one. In 2017, the Needham High School field hockey team did just that, as the Rockets went 14-4 and knocked out Wellesley, 1-0, in the Division I...
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Barnett, Smith, lady-Rockets gear up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With the summer coming to a close, soccer hotbeds such as Needham and Dover-Sherborn are readying for the upcoming season. It goes without saying that keeping your skills sharp and staying conditioned are extremely important aspects in soccer, and both the Needham and DS girls have certainly done...
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Lady Rockets ready to take flight

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Winter athletic season is here, and the Needham High girls varsity basketball team enters 2016-2017 with solid mix of senior leadership as well as youth to build upon for the future. Kara Petronio, Kathryn Charter, and Annie Rotman will captain the ship for the Rockets in 2016-2017. Each...
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