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Legion Post 14 battles Walpole rivals

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All seemed well for Needham Legion Post 14 on Monday night, as the Needham High, St. Sebastian’s, Belmont Hill and Wellesley High boys carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth against rival Walpole Post 104 at Eldracher Field. Despite being down by four in the middle...
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Walpole Legion rallies past Needham

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All seemed well for Needham Legion Post 14 on Monday night, as the Needham High, St. Sebastian’s, Belmont Hill and Wellesley High boys carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth against rival Walpole Post 104 at Eldracher Field. Despite being down by four in the middle...
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Legion Post 14 battles Walpole rivals

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All seemed well for Needham Legion Post 14 on Monday night, as the Needham High, St. Sebastian’s, Belmont Hill and Wellesley High boys carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth against rival Walpole Post 104 at Eldracher Field. [caption id="attachment_33778" align="alignright" width="600"]Kevin MacKenzie... 			
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Skippers hold off Baker, Raiders in rain

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two perennial state title contenders squared off on the rain-soaked turf of Wellesley High on Monday afternoon as the reigning Division I state champion Wellesley Raiders (10-4, 7-1) hosted Division II powerhouse Cohasset (11-4, 9-3). Despite a four-goal effort from California-bound attacker Brooke Baker, Wellesley was unable to...
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Dziama helping bring back UVA lacrosse

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The University of Virginia holds one of the most successful and storied Division I men’s lacrosse programs in the country with 38 NCAA Tournament appearances, 22 trips to the Final Four, six ACC titles and five national championships. UVA last won the national championship in 2011, but in...
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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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Chryssicas leads Raider lax into battle

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A high bar has been raised by generations of great alumni at Wellesley High when it comes to the school’s varsity lacrosse team. In recent years, WHS has produced an abundance of NESCAC lacrosse talent such as Tim Rahill (2015, Skidmore), T.J. Noonan (2015, Connecticut College), as...
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Boys soccer fights to tie with Wellesley

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Following a 1-0 September win by Walpole at Sprague Field in Wellesley, the Wellesley High varsity boys soccer team traveled to Walpole to face the undefeated Rebels (8-0-2) on Wednesday evening at Bird Middle School. After a tough 0-3 start to the season, the Raiders (3-5-2) have since rebounded, earning at least a...
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Boys soccer fights to tie with Walpole

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 1-0 September win by Walpole at Sprague Field in Wellesley, the Wellesley High varsity boys soccer team traveled to Walpole to face the undefeated Rebels (8-0-2) on Wednesday evening at Bird Middle School. After a tough 0-3 start to the season, the Raiders (3-5-2) have since...
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Girls soccer drops heartbreaker to Natick

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite an outstanding performance in net by freshman goalkeeper Mackenzie O’Neil (11 saves), the Wellesley High girls varsity soccer team dropped a heartbreaker to Bay State Conference rival Natick on Thursday evening at Sprague Field. O’Neil and the Raiders were able to keep the Redhawks off the scoreboard for...
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Wellesley High presents Masterworks concert

by Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent It was the vision of Dr. Sandra Nicolucci to bring together all of the music disciplines at WHS for a collaborative performance. Since its inception in 1998, the Masterworks concert has been a showcase for the talented young men and women in the WHS choral ensembles, band and orchestra. This year’s concert...
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MRSA Confirmed at Wellesley High

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff A single case of MRSA was confirmed at Wellesley High on Wednesday, April 6. MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a type of staph infection that is resistant to many antibiotics and frequently causes skin infections. Principal Jamie Chisum sent a letter home to parents alerting them of the infection, noting...
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TD Garden beckons for Wellesley girls hockey

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

After an eight-day layoff, the Wellesley High girls’ hockey team got back to work this past weekend with two games in three days at the Gallo Ice Arena in Bourne.

The No. 3 seeded Raiders beat Medway/Ashland 2-0 on Saturday night and followed...

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Wellesley Students Win Art and Writing Awards

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"] By Rama K. Ramaswamy Wellesley High students received 23 awards spanning several diverse categories, including Art Portfolio, Writing Portfolio, Photography, Printmaking, Digital Art, Painting, Drawing and Illustration, Sculpture, Jewelry, Personal Essay/Memoir, Short Story, Poetry, Writing Portfolio Poetry and Fashion in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Wellesley Middle School successfully came away with 14...
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Wellesley native John Fadule earns starting spot at BC

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

It was Saturday, Oct. 31 and the Wellesley High football team was hosting Bay State Conference rival Braintree in a Div. 2 South playoff game at Hunnewell Field when the news started to filter through the stands.

Former Raider John Fadule, a walk-on freshman...

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U.S. Navy Band to Perform at Wellesley High

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The U.S. Navy is coming to town on March 7 when Wellesley High and Wellesley POPS will host the prestigious U.S. Navy Band, one of the top wind ensembles in the country. The Navy band will be touring 23 cities in five states for the 2016 tour. As one of...
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