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Walpole Legion rallies past Braintree

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Braintree High baseball met three times this past spring, twice in the regular season and once in the Super Eight tournament, with Walpole prevailing 4-1 in the tournament’s opening round. Despite high school season now being in the rear-view and the majority of the players that...
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Donato’s gem lifts Walpole Legion

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor District Six Legion baseball rivals Walpole Post 104 and Medfield Post 110 met last Wednesday night at Curt Schilling Field. Walpole’s Matt Donato, who will play at Tufts in the fall, carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and was perfect after three. On a day where Walpole’s...
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Legion Post 14 battles Walpole rivals

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All seemed well for Needham Legion Post 14 on Monday night, as the Needham High, St. Sebastian’s, Belmont Hill and Wellesley High boys carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth against rival Walpole Post 104 at Eldracher Field. Despite being down by four in the middle...
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Walpole Legion rallies past Needham

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All seemed well for Needham Legion Post 14 on Monday night, as the Needham High, St. Sebastian’s, Belmont Hill and Wellesley High boys carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth against rival Walpole Post 104 at Eldracher Field. Despite being down by four in the middle...
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Legion Post 14 battles Walpole rivals

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All seemed well for Needham Legion Post 14 on Monday night, as the Needham High, St. Sebastian’s, Belmont Hill and Wellesley High boys carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth against rival Walpole Post 104 at Eldracher Field. [caption id="attachment_33778" align="alignright" width="600"]Kevin MacKenzie... 			
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Donato tosses gem, Rebels back to Super Eight

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After cracking the Super Eight for the first time in program history last year, the Walpole Rebels are headed back as the No. 3 seed following an impressive 16-4 (11-2) regular season. Backed by an elite pitching staff headlined by the likes of Northeastern-bound ace Cam Schlittler...
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Donato tosses gem as Rebels down Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on Thursday afternoon at Bird Middle School as reigning Division I state champ Needham traveled to square off against Walpole, a team coming off their first Super Eight trip in program history last spring. Coming off of a tough 2-0...
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Donato leads Walpole to first win

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With three NCAA DI-bound pitchers eventually taking the mound, there was never a question that Walpole’s opening game Friday afternoon against Newton North was going to be a low-scoring affair. And when Walpole star and Tufts commit Matt Donato stepped up to the plate in the eighth inning...
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Platoon of Rebels sign NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole High School has pumped out a solid number of collegiate-level athletes over the years. On Thursday, a new wave of Rebels made it official as seven Walpole High athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to play a sport in college. Pitchers and due-to-be senior captains of Rebel...
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Schlittler’s gem lifts Legion in districts

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[caption id="attachment_27606" align="alignright" width="200"]Cam Schlittler (pictured) unleashes a curveball in the bottom of the first inning of Friday night’s 6-0 victory over Foxboro. Photos by Michael Flanagan Cam Schlittler (pictured) unleashes a curveball in the bottom of the first inning of Friday night’s 6-0 victory...
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Legion clinches West, roll into playoffs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Legion Post 104 (16-2) capped off its regular season on Monday night at Medfield Post 110 (8-10), which features players from Medfield, Dover, Sherborn, and Millis. Thanks to five innings of one-run ball by starter Matt Chamoun, Walpole won its seventh straight game by a 10-1 final...
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Post 104 Legion outlasts Medfield 110

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Legion Post 104 (16-2) capped off its regular season on Monday night at Medfield Post 110 (8-10), which features players from Medfield, Dover, Sherborn, and Millis. Thanks to five innings of one-run ball by starter Matt Chamoun, Walpole won its seventh straight game by a 10-1 final...
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Post 104 Legion outlasts Medfield 110

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Legion Post 104 (16-2) capped off its regular season on Monday night at Medfield Post 110 (8-10), which features players from Medfield, Dover, Sherborn, and Millis. Thanks to five innings of one-run ball by starter Matt Chamoun, Walpole won its seventh straight game by a 10-1 final...
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Walpole and Needham Legion split

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Post 104 and Needham Post 14 Legion baseball split their two-game series this past weekend, with Needham taking Friday’s matchup, 6-4, while Walpole came away victorious on Sunday in Rocket-town by a final of 9-5. Many of Needham’s players, such as Steve Donovan and Charlie Sumner, are...
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Walpole and Needham Legion split

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Post 104 and Needham Post 14 Legion baseball split their two-game series this past weekend, with Needham taking Friday’s matchup, 6-4, while Walpole came away victorious on Sunday in Rocket-town by a final of 9-5. Many of Needham’s players, such as Steve Donovan and Charlie Sumner, are...
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Donato’s walk-off powers Rebels past Hawks

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wet conditions at Turco Field forced the Walpole High baseball team to take a short trip down the road to the all-turf complex at Xaverian on Tuesday morning, still serving as the de facto home team in a key non-league matchup against the Hawks. Despite a seven-inning...
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Schlittler, Magane, Rebel baseball gear up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017 season was one filled with ups and downs for the Walpole High School baseball team. Yet, the Rebels still finished the year 13-7 and earned a dominant 15-0 first-round victory over rival Norwood as the No. 6 seed before falling 4-2 to No. 3-seeded Bridgewater Raynham...
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Donato walks it off for Walpole Legion

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 10-1 defeat at home to Walpole two weeks prior, revenge was certainly on the minds of James Voss and Medfield Legion Post 110 6 on Thursday evening when they traveled to Bird Middle School for a rematch with Cam Martin and company. Despite a hot start...
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Voss, Medfield Legion battle Walpole

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 10-1 defeat at home to Walpole two weeks prior, revenge was certainly on the minds of James Voss and Medfield Legion Post 110 6 on Thursday evening when they traveled to Bird Middle School for a rematch with Cam Martin and company. Despite a hot start...
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Sliwinski deals as Post 110 6 battles Walpole

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 10-1 defeat at home to Walpole two weeks prior, revenge was certainly on the minds of James Voss and Medfield Legion Post 110 6 on Thursday evening when they traveled to Bird Middle School for a rematch with Cam Martin and company. Despite a hot start...
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