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Raiders excel at Division V track championships

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The Dover-Sherborn Regional indoor track team traveled to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston on February 13 to compete in the Division V State Championship Meet. Caitlin Britt placed fifth in the mile with a time of 5:29.48, breaking her own school record she set earlier this season. On the boys side, the...
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Wamps freeze Lady-Rebels unbeaten streak

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The two lead dogs in the Bay State Conference Herget Division squared off for the second and final time this season on Saturday afternoon as the Walpole Lady-Rebels (12-3-1, 7-3-1) hosted the Braintree Wamps (12-3-0, 8-0-0) at Rodman Arena. The Lady-Rebels, who entered the contest on...
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McInerney, Desimone lift Lady-Rebs past NDA

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High varsity girls hockey team welcomed in Notre Dame Academy (Hingham) on Monday night for a midseason non-conference clash between two teams bound for the state tournament. Thanks to a phenomenal seven-for-seven effort by the Walpole penalty kill unit and some stellar goaltending by senior goaltender...
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Warriors, Wolverines skate to tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two old TVL rivals met on the ice at Pirelli Arena in Franklin on Saturday afternoon as the Medfield High boys varsity hockey team hosted Westwood. Thanks to some stellar goaltending on both ends by Medfield’s Mason Matthew and Westwood’s Ben Goodrich, the teams were able to garner...
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Damren, Goss, Curran backboning Wesleyan hockey

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wesleyan University is building something special with their women’s hockey program, and three local athletes have helped backbone the Cardinals this 2018-2019 season as Wesleyan fights for a spot in the NESCAC Tournament. Westwood native and junior forward Allie Damren, Wellesley native and senior defenseman Sarah Goss,...
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Ski team ready to hit slopes

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The Wellesley High School alpine ski team is poised to kick off its season this evening, and while most people think of ski racing as an individual competition, when it comes to high school alpine racing, it’s also a team sport with experience for the athletes that go far beyond the thrill...
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Guiffre moves Lady-Raiders to 5-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double...
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Unbeaten Lady-Raiders outlast White, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double monster...
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Injury-ravaged wrestling drops first match

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With huge swaths of their starters out due to injury and illness, the Needham Rockets wrestling squad dropped its first match of the season, 42-39. The team started strongly early, tallying several pins in the lightest weight classes. However, as the weights became higher and higher, the Rockets could...
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Guiffre’s 22 lifts Lady-Raiders past Revere

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30635" align="alignright" width="300"]Molly Cronin (10) directs traffic and sets up a play. Molly Cronin (10) directs traffic and sets up a play. [/caption] Coming off a 45-27 season-opening victory at Medway on December 10, the Wellesley High School...
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Rebel hockey opens season 1-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30614" align="alignleft" width="300"]Mike DiCenzo (11) fights off a Mansfield fore-checker and gets the puck up the boards. Mike DiCenzo (11) fights off a Mansfield fore-checker and gets the puck up the boards. [/caption] The Walpole High School varsity...
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TeDuits, Wolverines better Warriors in PKs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood High boys soccer went 0-2 against Medfield during the regular season, dropping a 5-0 contest on their home turf on September 27 before falling 2-1 at Medfield on October 24. It seems only fitting that after going winless against their rivals to the west in the regular...
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Hibberts, Reid lead Rockets past Tigers

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two consecutive losses to conference opponents was not the ideal way for the Needham High School football team to end the regular season. “Definitely tough,” said senior tight end Jack Murmes following Needham’s 51-26 defeat to Walpole in their regular season finale. “We will learn from this,...
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