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DeLorey, Wolverines set to attack postseason

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School boys varsity basketball team was the cream of the crop in the TVL throughout the regular season, putting together a 20-2 record and earning themselves the No. 2 seed in Division II South. Entering the postseason on a 17-game winning streak after last...
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Warriors swim on Senior Night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter It was the final dual meet for the Medfield Warriors swim team on Thursday afternoon at the Dedham Town Pool, but for seniors Emma Keating and Pari Ahmadi, it was far more. Thursday night was Senior Night, marking the end of their careers as regular-season Medfield swimmers (though...
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Silk, Warriors outlast Dolley, Wolverines

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the TVL’s elite met on the hardwood on Friday night as the Medfield High girls (who are currently ranked 17th in the state by the Boston Herald) hosted Westwood. The Warriors (9-2, 8-2) entered looking to remain unbeaten at home and complete the season sweep of...
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Warriors hang tough with Mustangs

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Simply put, the 2018-2019 season was a tough one for Medfield High School boys varsity basketball, as the Warriors failed to qualify for the state tournament. This season, things already appear different for Big Blue after a strong opening night performance against perennial TVL power Medway on Friday...
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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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DS takes Division II South

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Heading into the 2019 season, expectations were high for the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity field hockey team. Following a 15-1-2 regular season that included winning a share of the TVL title, it’s safe to say those expectations were met. However, when a team returns as much talent...
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Warriors extend unbeaten streak to 10

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor On September 17, the Medfield High School boys soccer team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker against rival Westwood. Unfortunately for the rest of the TVL, all the loss to the Wolverines did was flip the switch for the Warriors (7-3-5, 7-3-5). Entering Monday’s matchup with rival Hopkinton, Medfield was...
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Raiders and Wolverines fight to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The top two field hockey programs in the TVL met at Flahive Field last Wednesday afternoon as Westwood hosted Dover-Sherborn for the lone meeting between the two rivals in 2019. The Raiders (11-1-2, 9-0-1) traveled to Westwood looking to not only spoil the unbeaten season for the Wolverines...
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Medfield football stuffed by Ashland

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering on the heels of a tough 41-6 defeat to division-leading Holliston (4-0, 3-0), the Medfield High football team traveled to Ashland on Saturday needing a win to get back on track and realistically stay alive for a shot at winning TVL Large. Unfortunately for the Warriors (2-2,...
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Shue’s late strike propels Raiders by Warriors

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the top girls soccer teams in the TVL met on the pitch at Medfield High School on Tuesday as Medfield played host to bitter rival Dover-Sherborn for the first and only time this season. The Raiders (9-1-0) entered on the heels of a 2-1 bounce-back victory...
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Morgan’s late strike pushes Warriors by Mustangs

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams looking to get back into the thick of it in the TVL Large soccer standings met at McAleer’s Park in Norwood on Tuesday afternoon as the Norwood Mustangs (3-5-1, 3-5-0) hosted the Medfield Warriors (3-3-2, 3-3-2). Trailing by a goal late in the first half, Medfield...
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DS girls roll to 6-0

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering the 2019 season, DS girls soccer entered with high expectations following a long run in the Division III playoffs last year. So far in 2019, the Lady-Raiders have lived up to those expectations by starting the year 6-0 (6-0 TVL) and outscoring opponents 21-1. On Thursday, the...
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Niit, Raider soccer gear up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 9-5-4 regular season and a gut-wrenching 1-0 defeat to TVL rival Norton in the Division III South sectionals last November, Dover-Sherborn boys soccer enters the 2019 season ready and motivated. With John Muckstadt departing to play at Colgate, the DS backfield is going to look...
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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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Schofield named DII Player of the Year

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor If anything is for certain in the town of Medfield, it’s that John Schofield has an extremely bright future playing lacrosse. Entering the 2019 season as one of the top-rated close D men in the country and a reigning All-American, Schofield committed to play at Lehigh just before...
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Raycroft named DIII Player of the Year

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was quite the year for Dover-Sherborn’s Cameron Raycroft and DS athletics in general. First, the DS boys took home the school’s first-ever Division III state championship in basketball this past winter, with Roycroft serving as one of the Raiders’ centerpieces on the offensive end as a small...
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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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Wilder’s emergence sparking MedLax confidence

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Medfield High boys lacrosse entered the 2019 with a lot of deserved hype, thanks to the majority of its 2018 starting lineup returning. Following a 16-2 regular season and an unblemished TVL record that included wins over DS, Hopkinton twice, Westwood twice, Xaverian and Pinkerton, its safe to...
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Paolatto, Raider lax ready for next step

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Each of the last five seasons, Division III Central/East has belonged to Dover-Sherborn in boys lacrosse. In 2019, the Raiders have put themselves in a prime position to make it six in a row. A 13-5 (10-2) regular season that featured wins against Division II powers Wayland,...
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McCusker, Wolverines getting hot at right time

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last season, Westwood High boys lacrosse entered the state tournament as one of the favorites to come out of Division II Central/East and take home the state championship. One year later, the Wolverines (12-6, 9-4) head into the postseason with a chip on their shoulder for a number...
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