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MIAA spring season officially cancelled

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Governor Baker announced on April 21 that all K-12 schools and non emergency childcare programs will remain closed until at least the end of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes all public, private and charter schools in the state of Massachusetts (MIAA, ISL,...

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Gregory, DS lacrosse still hopeful

By Mike Flanagan,
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor -

It’s normally the time of year in Dover-Sherborn when spring sports are getting into full swing. The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented sports, such as boys and girls lacrosse, baseball and softball, from starting their 2020 seasons. The MIAA is currently planning for...

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MIAA approves cutoffs, amends tournament structure

By Mike Flanagan

Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA Board of Directors and Tournament Management Committee (TMC) met via conference call on April 6 to discuss the potential structure of spring athletic tournaments. 

“The understanding is clear by the association and its members that...

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MIAA sports back May 4

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The MIAA has pushed back the potential start of the 2020 spring athletic season to May 4, at the earliest, the organization announced on March 30. Originally scheduled to resume on April 27, the decision to push back the start of the season an...

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Athletic Hall of Fame honoring Lorenzen

The DSHS Athletic Hall of Fame will hold its third annual dinner and induction ceremony on March 7 from 5-8:00 p.m. at the Richard J. Wakely Gymnasium. Honored this year will be longtime teacher, coach and Athletic Director Jim “JL” Lorenzen. Lorenzen was a Phys. Ed. teacher for 29 years at Dover-Sherborn, as well as...
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Driver, Raider baseball gear up for postseason

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Few baseball programs in the state of Massachusetts have been able to put together the type of consistency that Wellesley has in the last decade-plus, qualifying for the state tournament for 13 consecutive years. In 2019, the Raiders played an absolutely loaded schedule that featured wins over Xaverian,...
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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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Brinkhaus, Rockets outlast Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two Bay State Conference powers met on the lacrosse field on Thursday afternoon as the Walpole Rebels hosted the Needham Rockets at Turco Field. Walpole entered looking to rebound after a 14-6 defeat to Newton North, while Needham looked to make it two wins in a row to start...
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Raiders reign supreme in Division III

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For the first time since 1981, the Dover-Sherborn Raiders are state champions in boys basketball. On Saturday, the Raiders capped off an incredible tournament run with a 71-56 victory in the Division III state finals in Worcester over South Sectional champ Bishop Stang, finishing the year at...
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Warriors outlast Raiders, remain in hunt

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31734" align="alignright" width="225"]Senior captain Laney Ockerbloom (11) cuts the net and gets set to make a centering pass. Senior captain Laney Ockerbloom (11) cuts the net and gets set to make a centering pass.[/caption] Entering Monday’s matinee rivalry contest...
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Warriors outlast Raiders, remain in hunt

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor IMG_9387 Entering Monday’s matinee rivalry contest with Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton, the Medfield/Norton High girls varsity hockey team had absolutely zero room for error. In order to receive a bid to the MIAA state tournament, the Lady-Warriors (7-9-2, 4-5-1) needed win all of...
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Wamps freeze Rockets unbeaten streak at three

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31081" align="alignright" width="300"]Senior defenseman Brad Sprogis (22) ties up his man in front of the net. Senior defenseman Brad Sprogis (22) ties up his man in front of the net. [/caption] The Needham High varsity boys hockey team...
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Pucci, Warriors outduel Muckstadt, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Considering the history the two schools share, it was perfectly fitting for the Dover-Sherborn Regional and Medfield High School boys varsity soccer teams to conclude regular season matters against one another on Monday night at Nora Searle Field. The Raiders (9-4-5) entered looking to complete the season...
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Rockets take home Division I lacrosse title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School varsity girls lacrosse team concluded an absolutely dominant 2017 season with an 8-5 win over Longmeadow on Saturday afternoon at Boston University in the MIAA Division I state championship game. Following an 18-3 regular season that saw zero conference defeats and an outright Bay...
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Nevins, Warriors finish successful season

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School boys varsity lacrosse team completed a successful season on Tuesday afternoon at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School in the MIAA Division II state semifinals. After winning the South Sectional in dramatic comeback fashion against Walpole last Saturday night in Ashland, the Warriors (12-6) fell to...
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Raiders win E-Mass, fall just short of state title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor What a ride it was for the 2017 Dover-Sherborn Regional High School baseball team. After failing to qualify for the last four MIAA State Tournaments, the 2017 Raiders put together a 12-8 regular season record and earned the No. 8 seed in the Division III South Sectionals. The...
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McCarthy pioneers incredible Warrior comeback

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor When the Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity girls lacrosse teams were placed in the same part of the MIAA Division II South Sectional bracket on May 26, one had the sense that these two arch-rivals would be meeting up for a third and final time in...
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Westwood freshmen lauded by MIAA

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The typical mantra of a cross country runner is “Just keep running.” That is, no matter what impediments might appear in a runner’s path, the best practice is to keep on pushing towards the finish line, no matter what. Try telling that to Jen Werth, Lauren Flaherty and Lindsay...
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