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DS athletes shake off the rust

The lacrosse players noted their disappointment with the cancellation of last season, but expressed hope for this one.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

By and large, sports have not been played in six months. While professional athletes that have been playing for decades might...

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DS girls basketball celebrates senior night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, the Medfield girls’ basketball team, at one point, held a forty point lead over Dover-Sherborn, en route to what was ultimately a 65-29 victory. But while the Warriors, who the Boston Herald currently ranks 13th in the state, were quite pleased with how they played in...
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Raider girls avenge loss to Brookline

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter In their last matchup, the Wellesley girls’ varsity basketball team dropped a close game to Brookline by a score of 39-35. In another tight matchup on Friday night, a late-game surge and some clutch free throw shooting would give the Raiders their revenge via what was ultimately a...
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Rourke, Raiders power passed Cougars

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the area’s top high school girls hockey programs met at Wellesley Sports Center on Wednesday evening as the two-time reigning Division II state champion Wellesley Raiders hosted the Austin Prep Cougars. After falling 1-0 to the Cougars (7-1-2, 2-0-1) back on December 18 at Matthews...
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Raiders take Wolverines to the wire

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity boys basketball team hosted Westwood on Friday night for the one and only meeting between the two rivals this 2019-2020 season. Behind a 22-point first-half performance by junior captain and guard James McGowan (27 total), the Wolverines (8-2, 6-2) were able to...
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Raiders, Clockers battle until the end

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It what was a tale of two halves for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity girls basketball team on Tuesday night at home against Ashland. The Lady-Raiders entered looking to bounce back from a 51-35 defeat to Medway on January 3, while the Clockers (2-3, 2-3) came in...
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DS girls skate against Norwell

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Still in search of their first victory of the 2019-2020 season, the Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton girls varsity hockey team hosted Norwell for the latter half of a back-to-back on Friday afternoon at Blackstone Valley Iceplex in Hopedale. With 3:53 left in the opening period, the Raiders (0-8-0, 0-3-0) seized an...
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Hopes high for DS hockey

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After coming one win shy of a berth in the state tournament, Dover-Sherborn/Weston High School boys hockey enters the 2019-2020 season looking for a bounce-back. “I think like any team, we want to get back to playing in the tournament,” said head coach Tom Bourque about his Raiders...
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Violence mars Thanksgiving Day classic

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern The Needham-Wellesley football rivalry is notorious for being the oldest in the country, and a much-anticipated tradition for both communities. However, the 132nd game ended with both teams throwing fists rather than throwing passes in a massive, bench-clearing brawl. As a result, the referees called the game...
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Wellesley girls capture DII swim title

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School girls captured the program’s first-ever Division II swimming and diving championship on Sunday afternoon at MIT. Led by freshman sensation and individual state champ Naomi Boegholm in both the 200 individual medley (2:10.92) and 200 freestyle relay (1:39.63), the Raiders dominated the day following...
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Raider field hockey wins state

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a thrilling 1-0 victory against Sandwich in the Division II South finals, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School field hockey team capped off their 2019 season with a state title on Saturday at WPI. Following a 2-1 victory against North sectional champ Lynnfield in the state semifinals...
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DS takes Division II South

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Heading into the 2019 season, expectations were high for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity field hockey team. Following a 15-1-2 regular season that included winning a share of the TVL title, it’s safe to say those expectations were met. However, when a team returns as much talent...
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DS handles depleted Wellesley squad

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Already without Rory Clare due to a stress reaction in her leg, the Wellesley Raiders’ girls’ soccer team had to replace Elisabeth Rourke early in the first half of a scoreless game after a head-to-head collision. She would spend the rest of the game on the bench with...
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Wellesley football rolls in rebound win

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A bye following a loss is never fun. After dwelling on their heartbreaking 14-13 defeat to rival Natick on October 4 for the last two weeks, the Wellesley High School football team returned to the gridiron on Saturday at Darcey Memorial Field against Brookline, motivated to respond accordingly...
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Raiders and Wolverines fight to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The top two field hockey programs in the TVL met at Flahive Field last Wednesday afternoon as Westwood hosted Dover-Sherborn for the lone meeting between the two rivals in 2019. The Raiders (11-1-2, 9-0-1) traveled to Westwood looking to not only spoil the unbeaten season for the Wolverines...
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Raiders fight Blackhawks in downpour

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Down 14-0 in the third quarter and getting stuffed on the one-yard line on a failed fourth down conversion, the Dover-Sherborn football team had every opportunity to quit Friday afternoon against Bellingham. Their bleachers were barely half-full, it was cold, it was windy, it was downpouring, and the...
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Shue’s late strike propels Raiders by Warriors

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the top girls soccer teams in the TVL met on the pitch at Medfield High School on Tuesday as Medfield played host to bitter rival Dover-Sherborn for the first and only time this season. The Raiders (9-1-0) entered on the heels of a 2-1 bounce-back victory...
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Maiona, Raiders out-duel Jarvis, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley and Walpole High football took to the gridiron on Saturday afternoon for a Carey vs. Herget Division showdown. The Raiders entered looking to make it three straight wins to begin the 2019 season, while Walpole traveled to Wellesley hoping to get back on track following a 30-7...
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Kelley lifts Rockets over Ahola, Raiders

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two field hockey teams with high expectations this season met at Nora Searle Field on Monday for an early-season Division II vs. Division I non-conference showdown as Dover-Sherborn hosted Needham. Thanks to a goal by junior Grace Kelley and a 13-save performance in net by Cammie Foster,...
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DS field hockey fights off Medfield

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn and Medfield varsity field hockey teams met for the first of two times this 2019 season on Friday afternoon. The Raiders (2-0-0) entered looking to make it two straight wins to start the year, following a 4-1 season-opening victory against Medway last Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Warriors...
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