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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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Catherine Callahan, friend to monarch butterflies

When she began researching her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Medfield's Catherine Callahan was interested in the topic of pollinators, and learned about the dangerous decline of monarch butterflies. Monarch butterflies play a vital role in the ecosystem. Flying from flower to flower, their bodies pick up pollen and spread it to the next plant,...
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American East connection strong for Walpole lax

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Like any sport, college lacrosse has its purebreds - Syracuse, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Duke, Loyola (Maryland), and defending national champ Yale, just to name a few. Over the years, Walpole High has sent some of its high-level alumni onto some of these powerhouse institutions, with players like Davis...
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Plansky, Arrows rolling and still unbeaten

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off of an ISL title in 2017, expectations were high for the St. Sebastian’s varsity lacrosse team heading into this season. The expectations for Seb’s lax in 2018 rose considerably with the Arrows returning future high-level Division I collegiate talent such as John Piatelli (Cornell commit), Will...
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