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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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DS football ready to impress

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 4-3 regular season that earned them the No. 7 seed in Division V South, along with a Thanksgiving victory over rival Medfield, Dover-Sherborn football is ready to take the next step and build upon that success in 2019. Leading the Raiders this season will be five senior...
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Ryan, Dummer, Raiders rally to victory

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Defense was the name of the game on Friday night as Dover-Sherborn Regional High School hosted Norton on the gridiron in DS’ TVL opener. [caption id="attachment_28843" align="alignright" width="300"]Junior quarterback Kirby Ryan (15) drops back in the pocket early in the second quarter of Friday... 			
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Raider football ready for battle

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 4-6 record and a first-round loss at the hands of Middleborough in the Division VI playoffs a season ago, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football team is looking improve its record and return to the postseason again in 2018. “We want to spread the ball around on...
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Raiders outlast Johnson, Warriors in thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two arch rivals fighting for their playoff lives met on the baseball diamond on Friday afternoon as the DS Raiders (8-12) hosted the Medfield Warriors (8-9) on Dover-Sherborn’s senior day. In what can only be described as an instant classic of back-and-forth momentum swings and rallies, the Raiders...
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Storybook ending for Bowman, DS seniors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two arch rivals fighting for their playoff lives met on the baseball diamond on Friday afternoon as the DS Raiders (8-12) hosted the Medfield Warriors (8-9) on Dover-Sherborn’s senior day. In what can only be described as an instant classic of back-and-forth momentum swings and rallies, the...
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Strong, Raiders tussle with Marauders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a 10-6 win at Ashland last Friday night, it was a perfect start without a perfect ending for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High football team at home on Thursday evening. Playing their first-ever TVL matchup against conference newcomer Dedham (2-2), the Raiders scored on their opening...
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Strong summer showing by DS Youth Baseball

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Following a record-breaking season in 2017 that saw a Division III state championship game appearance for Steve Ryan’s varsity team over at Dover-Sherborn Regional High School, DS continues to flex its muscle on being an emerging baseball hotbed. This past summer, two Dover-Sherborn youth baseball all-star teams at the 12-year old and 10-year old...
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Sliwinski, Ryan take honors for DS

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For a long while, Dover-Sherborn has been known as a lacrosse hotbed, but the spring of 2017 proved to the world that times are a changing in DS after the varsity baseball team’s magical run to the Division III state championship game, winning the South Sectional and Eastern...
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Weycker, Kane take Wellesley baseball honors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The spring of 2017 will forever be remembered in Wellesley as the year of the Cinderella Raiders. Entering the tournament as a humble 13 seed, the Raiders won four games away from home (three away, one neutral) en route to a South Sectional title. The Raiders continued their...
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Raiders win E-Mass, fall just short of state title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor What a ride it was for the 2017 Dover-Sherborn Regional High School baseball team. After failing to qualify for the last four MIAA State Tournaments, the 2017 Raiders put together a 12-8 regular season record and earned the No. 8 seed in the Division III South Sectionals. The...
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Scurrah, Raider baseball make history, win South

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering the 2017 season, it had been four years since the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity baseball team had even qualified for the MIAA State Tournament. The Raiders broke their postseason drought via a 12-8 regular season, and earned themselves the No. 8 seed in the Division III...
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