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Medfield hockey out to prove

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In 2018-2019, it took until February for the Medfield High School boys varsity hockey team to lose a game; they started the year 8-0-4. The Warriors finished the regular season at 11-4-5 to earn the No. 7 seed in Division II South. A pair of shutout wins...
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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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DS and Medfield soccer settle to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With both teams having already secured spots in their respective state tournament sectionals, Medfield High boys soccer hosted Dover-Sherborn for the second and final meeting between the two rivals on Monday afternoon on a wet Fisher Field. The Warriors (8-3-6) entered Monday’s contest on an 11-game unbeaten streak...
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Donohue, Wolverines out to prove themselves

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood High boys lacrosse finds itself in an interesting position. A year after coming one overtime goal short of a Division II Central/East sectional title, the Wolverines have found their rhythm and are rounding into form at the perfect time. The Wolverines finished the regular season at 12-6...
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Driver, Raider baseball gear up for postseason

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Few baseball programs in the state of Massachusetts have been able to put together the type of consistency that Wellesley has in the last decade-plus, qualifying for the state tournament for 13 consecutive years. In 2019, the Raiders played an absolutely loaded schedule that featured wins over Xaverian,...
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Child, Rockets lacrosse eye sectional title

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Throughout the 2019 high school lacrosse season, perhaps no player in the state meant more to their team than Needham’s Jason Child. A shoo-in for All-Scholastic recognition, Child led Needham in both scoring and total points and helped the Rockets to a 12-0 league record en route...
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Title defense time for Rocket baseball

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s playoff baseball season, a time of year about which the boys from Needham may know a thing or two, especially after winning their way to the Division I title last year. After opening the year 0-3 and sitting at 6-7 on May 18, Needham had some...
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Muckstadt lifts Raiders to Central semifinals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018-2019 season has been an extremely special one for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys varsity basketball team. A year after squeaking into the state tournament with a 10-10 record and falling in the first round to Whitinsville Christian, DS entered the postseason with a chip...
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Jantzen, Lady-Rockets outlast Murray, Wolverines

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31796" align="alignright" width="225"]Riley Murray (23) protects the ball along the baseline. Riley Murray (23) protects the ball along the baseline. [/caption] Powers from the TVL and Bay State Conference met on Sunday afternoon as the Westwood Wolverines (13-6,...
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Jantzen, Lady-Rockets outlast Murray, Wolverines

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31784" align="alignright" width="225"]Kiki McIntyre scouts the scene and gets set to dish a bounce pass into the paint. Kiki McIntyre scouts the scene and gets set to dish a bounce pass into the paint.[/caption] Powers from the TVL and Bay...
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Warriors outlast Raiders, remain in hunt

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31734" align="alignright" width="225"]Senior captain Laney Ockerbloom (11) cuts the net and gets set to make a centering pass. Senior captain Laney Ockerbloom (11) cuts the net and gets set to make a centering pass.[/caption] Entering Monday’s matinee rivalry contest...
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Warriors outlast Raiders, remain in hunt

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor IMG_9387 Entering Monday’s matinee rivalry contest with Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton, the Medfield/Norton High girls varsity hockey team had absolutely zero room for error. In order to receive a bid to the MIAA state tournament, the Lady-Warriors (7-9-2, 4-5-1) needed win all of...
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High hopes for McInerny, Hamilton, Lady-Rebs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After an up-and-down 9-9-3 regular season, the Walpole High girls varsity hockey team earned the No. 15 seed in the 2018 Division II state tournament. Following a 5-2 victory over No. 18 Matignon in the preliminary round, the Lady-Rebs fell to eventual state runner-up Canton, 4-1. Despite...
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Raider hockey concludes successful season at tourney

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn High School varsity boys ice hockey team concluded their 2016-2017 season this past week with a tough 6-1 defeat at the hands of Hanover in the MIAA Division III State Tournament on Tuesday night at Gallo Ice Arena in Buzzard’s Bay. After going 7-1-1 in their...
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Three-Peat

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Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Corespondent In the middle of the season, the Medfield High boys’ lacrosse team had a lull, a run of losses and poor performances that cost them an outright league title and the top seed in the Central/East bracket. The team needed a lift, a reminder of what has made Medfield one...
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