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Boys basketball ready to make noise

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After failing to qualify for the state tournament in 2018-2019, the Walpole High School boys varsity basketball team enters this season looking for a rebound year. Leading the Rebels in 2019-2020 will be junior point guard and captain Jack Connell, who flourished last season as a sophomore with...
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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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Falvey, Rebels explode in rout of Rockets

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Needham High baseball faced off for the second and final time in 2019 last Wednesday night. The No. 5 Rebels (7-3, 4-2) entered looking to continue on track for the Super Eight, as well as picking up the season sweep of Needham after their 5-0 win at Eldracher Field...
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Schlittler’s gem lifts Walpole past Brookline

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a tough 3-2 loss to rival Wellesley on April 25, Walpole High baseball entered last Wednesday’s tilt with Brookline looking for their second straight win after bouncing back with a 9-6 victory over Westwood on the 27th. Behind a seven-inning complete-game shutout by staff ace and Northeastern...
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Weymouth gets revenge against Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31495" align="alignright" width="300"]A hard foul from Weymouth’s Norman Sianne. A hard foul from Weymouth’s Norman Sianne.[/caption] Earlier this year, the Weymouth boys basketball team lost to Walpole in a thriller at home, 59-56. On Tuesday night, the Wildcats would get...
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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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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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Wilson’s 26 best Lavanchy, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Westwood boys basketball teams took to the hardwood last Tuesday night in the preliminary round of the Division II South Sectionals. The No. 17-seeded Rebels (7-15) entered looking to make some noise under first-year head coach Mike Masto, while the No. 16 Wolverines (10-12)...
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Murrey lifts Raiders past Falvey, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two long-time Bay State Conference rivals met on the hardwood last Tuesday evening as the Wellesley Raiders hosted the Walpole Rebels. Behind a game-high 19 points by senior guard Ryan Murrey, the Raiders (11-4, 6-4) fought off Matt Falvey (16 points) and the Rebels (5-10, 1-6) for a...
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Wilkes, Falvey begin new era for Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017-2018 season marks a new era for Walpole High boys basketball. The departure of longtime head coach David St. Martin last April certainly served as a bit of a shock, and the Rebels will be without three of their five starters from last season as Luke Esty,...
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Walpole Rebels hoop eyes glory in 2016-2017

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School boys varsity basketball team enters the 2016-2017 season with high hopes of getting back to the state tournament while competing for a Bay State Conference title. The Rebels return four of their five starters from 2015-2016, highlighted by captains Isaiah Shephard (point guard) and shooting...
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