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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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Rourke, Raiders power passed Cougars

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the area’s top high school girls hockey programs met at Wellesley Sports Center on Wednesday evening as the two-time reigning Division II state champion Wellesley Raiders hosted the Austin Prep Cougars. After falling 1-0 to the Cougars (7-1-2, 2-0-1) back on December 18 at Matthews...
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Raiders christen new barn with victory

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The defending Division II state champion Wellesley High School girls varsity hockey team took to the ice for the first time in 2019-2020 on Saturday night. The Lady-Raiders hosted Weymouth at their new home arena, Wellesley Sports Center, after making the switch from their old home at Babson. Wellesley...
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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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O’Neil, Raiders battle Rebels in opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls soccer teams opened up their seasons and Bay State Conference action on the turf in some scorching heat in Wellesley last Tuesday afternoon. Behind a strong second half by Walpole’s Libby Foley and the speedy Maria Toumbouras, the Rebels (1-0)...
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Toumbouras, Foley lift Rebels in opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls soccer teams opened up their seasons and Bay State Conference action on the turf in some scorching heat in Wellesley last Tuesday afternoon. Behind a strong second half by Walpole’s Libby Foley and the speedy Maria Toumbouras, the Rebels (1-0)...
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Girls soccer drops heartbreaker to Natick

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite an outstanding performance in net by freshman goalkeeper Mackenzie O’Neil (11 saves), the Wellesley High girls varsity soccer team dropped a heartbreaker to Bay State Conference rival Natick on Thursday evening at Sprague Field. O’Neil and the Raiders were able to keep the Redhawks off the scoreboard for...
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