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Jarvis, Rebels dominate on Thanksgiving

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Senior captain and quarterback Will Jarvis capped off his high school football career with a dominant performance in Walpole High football’s Thanksgiving rivalry match with Weymouth on Thursday. Jarvis ran for a score, threw for another and snagged a pair of interceptions while on defense to lead the Rebels to...
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Pregame bonfire fires up Rockets

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Maybe the pregame bonfire Needham High School held to motivate their athletes had the Rockets a little too fired up before they played Wellesley for the Gorman Cup, leading to the heated exchanges that resulted in the game being called early. While the game didn’t go the way...
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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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Wilder, Murray lift Warriors in Turkey Bowl

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football teams met for the 53rd time on Thursday morning at Fisher Field for their annual Thanksgiving rivalry match. The Warriors (7-4, 2-3) entered on the heels of consecutive victories against Medway (22-20) and Dartmouth (14-7), while the Raiders (6-5, 2-3)...
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Rockets outlast Raiders in instant classic

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30223" align="alignleft" width="300"]Jacob Schneider (78), Timothy Hagerott (76), Matt Smith (80), and Will Baker (73) both Tyler Reid following his second quarter touchdown. Jacob Schneider (78), Timothy Hagerott (76), Matt Smith (80), and Will Baker (73) both...
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