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Rockets battle CM before season opener

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter As any fan of Super 8 hockey will tell you, when a public school comes up against a Catholic Conference powerhouse, the results are rarely good for the public school kids. Whether it’s their ability to recruit players from many towns, private school finances, or having twice as many...
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Needham rally spoils Braintree’s senior night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31584" align="alignright" width="300"]Needham shows some of the toughness that was the key to the second half.  Photos by James Kinneen Needham shows some of the toughness that was the key to the second half. Photos by James...
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Needham wins in front of crowd

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31342" align="alignright" width="300"]Needham’s Kyle Sullivan, who was praised for his rebounding, shows off his ball handling. Needham’s Kyle Sullivan, who was praised for his rebounding, shows off his ball handling.[/caption] No team wants to lose on their home court, but the...
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Expectations high for Shaughnessy, Rocket hoop

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Needham High boys basketball was the talk of not only the town, but a large portion of the state last winter following an incredible to run to a South Sectional title, backboned by star guard and Brown commit Thomas Shaughnessy. The Rockets’ season ended with a tough loss...
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Shaughnessy, your Offensive Player of Year

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was a special season for the Needham High School varsity boys basketball team in 2016-2017. A 16-4 regular season resulted in the No. 3 overall seed in the MIAA South Sectionals, and from there, the Rockets took off, winning four in a row (two on the road),...
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Rockets Basketball Camp delights youths

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By Edward Sheehan Hometown Weekly Correspondent This week as well as last, the Needham Rockets Basketball Camp was in session. Over 150 young athletes, ranging from rising 4th graders to rising freshmen, turned up for a week of fun and training at the Rashi School in Dedham. Asked about the camp’s main focus, Paul Liner,...
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