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Walpole’s Schlittler starts against Red Sox

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Northeastern owns one of the best recruiting tools in all of Division I baseball: an annual exhibition game against the Red Sox in Fort Myers during spring training every February. After leading Walpole High baseball to back-to-back Super Eights during his junior and senior seasons, Cam Schlittler entered his freshman...
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Shaughnessy answers Walpole’s sports questions

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter When a well-known writer visits a library, it’s almost always to try and sell a book they’ve recently written. Because of this, the visit usually consists of a lengthy presentation about the book, followed by a brief question-and-answer period. These questions will inevitably be about the presentation, as...
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Craig Breslow addressing Temple Aliyah

Craig Breslow, former Red Sox star relief pitcher and key component of the 2013 World Champion Red Sox, will be guest speaker at the Temple Aliyah 2018 Men’s Club Annual Dinner on November 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Aliyah, located on 1664 Central Avenue in Needham. Currently part of the Toronto Blue Jays organization,...
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Walpole Little Leaguers on NESN Clubhouse

On Sunday, May 21, the Walpole Astros Little Leaguers appeared on NESN Clubhouse, the commercial-free Red Sox pre-game show for kids that airs every Sunday 90 minutes before Red Sox games on NESN. They were joined NESN hosts Jahmai Webster, TJ Hourigan and Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster in the NESN studio for...
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New England’s most famous feuds explored

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter New Englanders are famous for a variety of things, including but not limited to our clam chowder, our driving, our fervent and arduous love for all of our sports teams, and now, our long-standing ability to hold a grudge. Ted Reinstein, a journalist and reporter for Chronicle, wrote his...
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Boys of summer back in Pawtucket

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff On Monday, the Red Sox took the field for the first time in 2017, beating the Pirates in their first regular season game. The day turned millions of New Englanders' attention to the hallowed grounds of Fenway Park, heralding for many the true beginning of spring. On Monday, April 10,...
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Cam Hanley, from West Street to Huntington Ave

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For years throughout their upbringing, Cam and Craig Hanley were arguably two of the best all-around athletes in the town of Walpole, thriving specifically in baseball and football during their youths. To their peers around Walpole, Craig and Cam were better known as “Hammer” (Craig) and “Nails” (Cam),...
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Red Sox historian, Crehan, visits Needham

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor We all think that we might know a good amount about sports; more specifically, baseball. Everybody in the greater-Boston area has that friend or that older relative who is really good at telling stories about the Red Sox or remembering players and their accomplishments. Few, however, are better...
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