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Scales reaches 1000-point milestone

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School girls varsity basketball team hosted Foxboro on Thursday evening for a little late-season non-conference matchup. The Warriors (17-2, 14-2) came to town with the Hockomock Davenport Division already secured, and will likely be the top seed in the Division II South playoffs. The Rebels...
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Scales propels Rebels over Wamps

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School girls varsity basketball team hosted Braintree on Friday night as the Rebels (11-5, 7-4) looked to end a two-game losing skid, as well as complete the season sweep of the Wamps (5-10, 4-8) following a 42-30 win at Braintree on January 7. A pair of...
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Klemm, Rockets outlast Scales, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Walpole High School girls varsity basketball teams met for the third and final time this 2019-2020 season on Tuesday night with both teams looking to secure a victory and take the season series. Needham defeated Walpole, 44-28, back on December 18. The Rebels (9-4, 5-3)...
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Rebels battle Wolverines before season opener

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With no chance of playing each other during the season, last week, the Walpole Rebels and Westwood Wolverines girls basketball teams decided to face each other in a scrimmage as a way to both gather information about their respective teams and get used to facing tough competition before the...
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Porkers cruise by Wamps, remain unbeaten

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School varsity field hockey team took to Turco Field last Thursday looking to continue their unbeaten season against rival Braintree. Behind a four-point performance (three goals, one assist) by sophomore Jessica Tosone, the Porkers (13-0-1, 9-0-1) rolled to a 5-2 victory to remain unbeaten with...
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Scales, Porkers roll to remain unbeaten

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Walpole High School varsity field hockey team continued its dominance on Thursday afternoon with a convincing 7-0 victory against Framingham.

The Porkers (11-0-1, 8-0-1) entered Thursday’s contest already with a stranglehold on the Bay State Conference title and further making their case for the No. 1 overall...

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Porkers too much for talented Franklin

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter There are some games that are far closer than what the final score might suggest, and there are other games that are nowhere near as close as the final score shows. In the case of Walpole’s 2-1 win over Franklin on Saturday afternoon, the final score is far from indicative of...
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Guiffre wins Shot For Life Challenge

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The state’s best high school basketball shooters gathered at Starland Sports Complex in Hanover on Saturday to compete in the A Shot For Life Challenge. The event, a two-hour shooting marathon with both a boys and girls division to benefit brain cancer research, has featured star local basketball...
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Local girls dominate lacrosse All-Scholastics

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Needham, Walpole, Westwood and Wellesley have all had incredible success in girls lacrosse over the last decade. The 2019 season was no different, as all four of these Division I powers made long tournament runs. Needham, Westwood, and reigning Division I champ Wellesley put together long tournament runs,...
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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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Needham gets redemption against Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter This summer, Drake’s “In My Feelings Challenge” was so inescapable, both online and in real life, that within months, the entire country was annoyed at the song’s recurring line: “Kiki, do you love me?” On Tuesday night, the Walpole girls basketball team quickly became annoyed at the inescapable, recurring line...
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Griffin, Porkers roll on senior night

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School varsity field hockey team is in the midst of yet another dominant season, as the Porkers entered Thursday’s senior night contest and regular season finale with Milton still unbeaten in conference play. [caption id="attachment_29677" align="alignright" width="600"]Sydney Scales (15) rushes the ball up... 			
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Skulski, Porkers outlast Newman, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on the turf at DeFazio Park on Thursday afternoon as the unbeaten Walpole Porkers (9-0, 6-0) took on the hosting Needham Rockets (5-2, 4-1) for a pivotal midseason matchup worth more than just bragging rights, with future tournament seedings well...
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Tosone, Porkers cruise past Wamps

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was a quick start for the Walpole High School field hockey team on Thursday night against Bay State Conference rival Braintree, as the Porkers (6-0, 5-0) continued their unbeaten streak to begin the season with a convincing 7-0 victory. [caption id="attachment_28905" align="alignright" width="300"]Brooke Skulski... 			
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Lady-Rebs headed back to sectional final

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 season has been a storybook one for Walpole High School girls varsity lacrosse. An 18-0 regular season and a Bay State Conference title earned the Lady-Rebs the No. 1 overall seed in Division I East, and following last season’s loss to Cohasset in the Division...
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Roche, Rebel girls best Klemm, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams with aspirations of making a deep tournament run met on Friday night as the No. 7-seeded Walpole Lady-Rebels hosted the No. 10-seeded Needham Rockets in the first round of the Division I South Sectionals. To beat a team once is hard enough; twice is even more...
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Roche, Rebel girls best Klemm, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams with aspirations of making a deep tournament run met on Friday night as the No. 7-seeded Walpole Lady-Rebels hosted the No. 10-seeded Needham Rockets in the first round of the Division I South Sectionals. To beat a team once is hard enough; twice is even more...
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White, Lady-Rebels sweep Warriors

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the area’s top girls basketball programs squared off on Monday afternoon to conclude their respective regular seasons as Walpole, led by sophomore sensation Sydney Scales, hosted non-league foe Medfield, led by Harvard-bound and recently-named TVL MVP Maggie McCarthy. Back on January 18, the Lady Rebels (15-5, 7-3) went...
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McCarthy named TVL MVP, Rebels outlast Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the area’s top girls basketball programs squared off on Monday afternoon to conclude their respective regular seasons as Walpole, led by sophomore sensation Sydney Scales, hosted non-league foe Medfield, led by Harvard-bound and recently-named TVL MVP Maggie McCarthy. Back on January 18, the Lady Rebels (15-5,...
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