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Bomes, DeSisto, Martin named All-American

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor BostonLax released their 2018 class of All-Americans earlier this week, and a significant portion of the players on this prestigious list hail from Hometown Weekly’s six towns. After helping lead Dover-Sherborn to the Division III Central/East sectional title with 14 goals and seven assists in DS’s final four...
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Walpole High grads toss their caps

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter In September of 2014, Walpole High’s freshmen sat in their homerooms for the first time, wondering what the next four years at the high school would bring them. Perhaps some days in those last four years seemed to be never-ending, but on June 3, these students could officially say...
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Donato’s walk-off powers Rebels past Hawks

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wet conditions at Turco Field forced the Walpole High baseball team to take a short trip down the road to the all-turf complex at Xaverian on Tuesday morning, still serving as the de facto home team in a key non-league matchup against the Hawks. Despite a seven-inning...
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Curtis powers Lady-Rebels past Rocketeers

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor An incredible 12-10 comeback victory over reigning Division I state champ Needham on April 5 was the perfect start to the season for the Walpole High girls varsity lacrosse team. Considering Walpole girls lacrosse’s move up to Division I from Division II this season, the win over the...
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Rockets skate to 2-2 tie with Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last year’s magical Super Eight run by the Walpole High varsity boys hockey team is one that will forever be remembered in this area. However, now three games into the 2017-2018 season, it’s all about the present for head coach Ron Dowd and his group. On Saturday night...
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Walpole’s Fogarty sets shot record

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor August. The time of year where baseball season is in full swing and football teams of all levels are starting their two-a-day practices and training camps in preparation for the upcoming season. Normally, this is not the time of year for local star basketball players to be...
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Congratulations Walpole High Class of 2016

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By Rachel Borman Hometown Weekly Contributor Laughs and cheers. Hugs and tears. A sense of camaraderie and at least one very loud air horn. These were some of the most prominent parts of Walpole High School’s graduation day on Sunday, June 5. 294 seniors received diplomas surrounded by family and friends, as well as the school...
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Walpole Robotics hosting Bottle and Can Drive

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The Walpole Robotics team will be hosting their annual Bottle and Can Drive on Saturday June 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Plimpton School next to Walpole High School. Glass bottles can only be accepted if in their original cardboard boxes. Students will sort plastic...
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Walpole softball faces off against Wellesley

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High softball team has faced a tough season, as the team fell to Wellesley High on May 9 6-4. The Rebels faced a tough time early on, as the team gave up three unearned runs early in the game, but the Rebels defense quickly responded. “After [giving...
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Walpole Students Take Over the State House

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Two Walpole High students joined students from high schools across Massachusetts to participate in Student Government Day at the Massachusetts State House on April 1. James King and Allison Cullen were picked to attend the student government day to represent Walpole High. Together, the pair took on the role...
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Walpole High students host dance performance

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The Walpole High Dance Company presented its dance performance, called “Rabbit Hole,” on April 1 and April 2 at Walpole High. The performances featured an array of songs and dances highlighting contemporary dance. From multi-layered mixes of classical music to voice-overs and sound effects, the show featured a number of unique musical tracks....
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Walpole High Student Council holding recycling fundraiser

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The Walpole High School Student Council's annual electronic recycling fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Walpole High School parking lot. The Student Council will be collecting virtually all electronic devices and household appliances. They will be collecting small devices such as cell phones, iPods...
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Walpole High seniors host paint night for Limbs for Life

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff A charity Paint Night organized by two Walpole High seniors has been a success. Fifty people attended the Paint Night, which was held on March 20 at Finnegan’s Wake in Walpole. In total, the Paint Night brought in $1,500, which will be donated to Limbs for Life, a non-profit...
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Walpole students presenting artwork at Art in Bloom

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The Norwood Evening Garden Club will present Art in Bloom 2016, a free community event that displays artwork generated by Norwood and Walpole High School students with interpretative floral designs done by club members. The historic George H. Morse House at 1285 Washington Street in South Norwood will once again host...
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Walpole RoboRebels enjoying successful season

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What does a portcullis, moat and cheval de fries have in common with a robot? These are three of the obstacles this year’s Walpole Robotics team, the RoboRebels had to overcome to play a medieval themed game called FIRST Stronghold. Given six weeks to build a robot durable enough to...
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Walpole High Dance Company to debut dance show

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High Dance Company is busy preparing for their spring dance show. This year’s show will feature two performances, one on April 1 at 7:30 p.m., and a second show on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. According to dance instructor Richard Kim, this year’s performances will feature a...
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Confederate flag removed from home behind Walpole High

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A Confederate flag that has been flown from private property located just behind Turco Field at Walpole High was removed last Thursday, according to Walpole Police. According to Walpole Deputy Police Chief Chris Mackenzie, the Walpole Police Department was notified that the flag was no longer flying on Thursday afternoon. A detective was...
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Walpole High opening ‘Once on This Island’ this weekend

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Walpole High theater students are preparing to open their winter production of “Once on This Island,” which will premier on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. A second showing will occur on March 13 at 3 p.m. Both performances will be held at the Walpole High auditorium. "Once On This...
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