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Hometown Weekly Sports Minute #1

Cam Martin and James Corcoran join Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Mike Flanagan to reminisce on the goal that sent the now-legendary 2017 Walpole hockey team to the Super Eight Tournament.

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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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Wellesley baseball responding to the call

By Mike Flanagan,
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Wellesley High School varsity baseball has been the cream of the crop in the Bay State Conference for the better part of the last decade. Reigning champions of the Carey Division, the Raiders were set to have another strong season this...

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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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Senior salute: Middlebury’s Danny Jacobs

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham native Danny Jacobs was living the dream: a senior lacrosse player at Middlebury College in Vermont preparing to cap off his athletic and academic career this spring. 

Nicknamed “Diesel” by teammates, the 5’10,” 175-Ib attack-man out of Nobles was set...

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Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

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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Babson lacrosse dominates in opener

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Babson College men’s lacrosse team took to MacDowell Field for the first time this season on Wednesday afternoon as the Beavers (1-0, 0-0) hosted Roger Williams. Behind a six-point afternoon from senior attack-man Owen Allen (four goals, two assists), the Beavers (1-0, 0-0) started 2020 on the...
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Noble leads Wolverines over Raiders

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School girls varsity basketball team hosted Wellesley on Sunday night in the annual Riley Winter Classic. The Wolverines (13-6, 10-6) entered Sunday’s contest in search of their third consecutive win and looking to build some momentum heading into the postseason, while the Raiders (5-14, 4-9)...
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Wolverines dominate Blackhawks

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Special teams are a big part of hockey. If a team takes eight penalties in a period, and most of them overlap to allow multiple five-on-three advantages, a lot of pucks are going to end up in the back of your net. This was exactly the case on...
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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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Reilly leads Wolverines over Blackhawks

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School varsity boys basketball team hosted Bellingham on Sunday night looking to get back on track following a 60-55 defeat to Hopkinton on Friday. Behind a game-high 18 points by senior captain forward/guard Patrick Reilly, the Wolverines earned a convincing 63-36 victory to move to...
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Perez lifts Raiders over Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Walpole High School varsity boys basketball teams played their lone meeting of the 2019-2020 season on Friday night in Wellesley. The Raiders (2-0, 2-0) entered following a prolonged holiday break due to multiple postponements. Meanwhile, the Rebels (1-6, 0-4) entered looking to get back on...
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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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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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