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Wellesley girls continue shutout streak

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The two-time reigning Division II state champion Wellesley High School girls hockey team appears poised to make a run at a three-peat this March. After earning a 3-1 revenge win against Austin Prep on January 22, the Raiders (13-1-0, 11-0-0) certainly look to have found their A-game now,...
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Balter, Lady-Raiders off to hot start

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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...
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Burke’s tally salvages tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 2-2-0 start to the season, the defending Division II state champ Wellesley High girls have played 10 straight contests of unbeaten hockey. On Monday, the Lady-Raiders (7-2-3) hosted another Division II South heavyweight, Notre Dame Academy (Hingham), at Babson. Despite outshooting the Cougars (9-3-1) by a...
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O’Neil, Raiders fight off McInerny, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Bay State Conference-leading Wellesley Lady-Raiders welcomed in rival Walpole to Babson Skating Center last Wednesday evening for their lone meeting of 2017-2018. After falling behind 1-0, the Raiders (11-2-2, 6-0-1) scored three straight and held off a late push by the Rebels (6-5-2, 3-3-1) to remain unbeaten...
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Lawrence, Wellesley girls puck ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School girls varsity hockey team had their season come to a heartbreaking and bitter end in 2016-2017, falling 2-1 in overtime to Westwood in the quarterfinal round of the Division I state tournament. The Raiders have lost some key players from last season’s playoff team to...
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