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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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Noble leads Wolverines over Raiders

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School girls varsity basketball team hosted Wellesley on Sunday night in the annual Riley Winter Classic. The Wolverines (13-6, 10-6) entered Sunday’s contest in search of their third consecutive win and looking to build some momentum heading into the postseason, while the Raiders (5-14, 4-9)...
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Wolverines dominate Blackhawks

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Special teams are a big part of hockey. If a team takes eight penalties in a period, and most of them overlap to allow multiple five-on-three advantages, a lot of pucks are going to end up in the back of your net. This was exactly the case on...
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Reilly leads Wolverines over Blackhawks

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School varsity boys basketball team hosted Bellingham on Sunday night looking to get back on track following a 60-55 defeat to Hopkinton on Friday. Behind a game-high 18 points by senior captain forward/guard Patrick Reilly, the Wolverines earned a convincing 63-36 victory to move to...
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Westwood boys hockey gears up

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood High School hockey made major strides last season. The Wolverines lost just once during the regular season, compiling a 13-1-6 record to earn the No. 3 seed in Division II South. Westwood took out No. 14 Whitman-Hansen (5-1) in the first round before a 2-1 quarterfinal win...
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Mustangs spoil Wolverines unbeaten season

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor While there may not be any moral victories in losing, there are certainly plenty of silver-linings. For one, it is better to lose during the last week of the regular season with your playoff spot already securely intact than having the same fate in the early rounds of the MIAA...
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Westwood’s O’Dwyer named Academic All-American

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor When forced to deal with the void of Jed Cappuccino (knee) in the midfield for a significant chunk of the season, Westwood High lacrosse needed to find ways to get other guys involved and produce on offense. In 2019, one of those guys was senior Justin O’Dwyer. According...
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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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Hetnik pilots comeback, Wolverines advance past Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Westwood and Medfield was already one of the top hockey rivalries in the TVL heading into the 2018-2019 season. After the teams played to a 1-1 tie on January 12, Westwood defeated Medfield 3-1 on February 13, which later allowed the Wolverines (15-3-6, 9-1-5) to claim the outright TVL...
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Tri-Valley meet competitive, fun

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Roxbury’s Reggie Lewis Center hosted the Tri-Valley League’s indoor track meet on Saturday night, February 2. The meet featured teams from Westwood, Dover-Sherborn, Medfield, and their conference opponents. While there were many gifted athletes and innumerable great performances in Roxbury, a few did stand above the rest. For the Medfield Warriors, the...
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Warriors, Wolverines skate to tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two old TVL rivals met on the ice at Pirelli Arena in Franklin on Saturday afternoon as the Medfield High boys varsity hockey team hosted Westwood. Thanks to some stellar goaltending on both ends by Medfield’s Mason Matthew and Westwood’s Ben Goodrich, the teams were able to garner...
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Dalton, Keith, Lady-Wolverines gear up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a 13-6-3 regular season in 2017-2018, the Westwood High girls varsity hockey team is holding themselves to a high standard heading into what appears to be an extremely promising year. Back to lead the Wolverines in 2018-2019 are a trio of senior captains in leading scorer,...
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Donohue, Wolverine hockey ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a 12-6-2 regular season in 2017-2018 that earned them the No. 7 seed in Division II South, the Westwood High School boys hockey team is looking to build off of their success from a season ago and make a deep tournament run later on this winter....
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Crowley, Wolverines push Rockets to overtime

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Westwood High School varsity field hockey teams met at DeFazio Field on Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Division I South Sectionals. [caption id="attachment_29865" align="alignright" width="225"]Hannah Blomquist (pictured) makes a crossing pass towards the cage early in the first half.... 			
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TeDuits, Wolverines better Warriors in PKs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood High boys soccer went 0-2 against Medfield during the regular season, dropping a 5-0 contest on their home turf on September 27 before falling 2-1 at Medfield on October 24. It seems only fitting that after going winless against their rivals to the west in the regular...
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Schmalz, Rockets outlast Wolverines in overtime

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Westwood High School varsity field hockey teams met at DeFazio Field on Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Division I South Sectionals. [caption id="attachment_29747" align="alignright" width="225"]Senior forward Eileen Manning (9) corrals a pass and gets ready to fire a shot... 			
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Varriale, Wolverine girls outlast Shue, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School girls varsity soccer team traveled to Dover-Sherborn on Friday afternoon for pivotal mid-season matchup with their TVL rivals. Behind a six-save shutout by senior keeper Anna Varriale, the Wolverines (4-6-2, 4-5-2) earned a big 1-0 victory to remain unbeaten their last three contests (2-0-1),...
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Varriale, Wolverine girls outlast Shue, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School girls varsity soccer team traveled to Dover-Sherborn on Friday afternoon for pivotal mid-season matchup with their TVL rivals. Behind a six-save shutout by senior keeper Anna Varriale, the Wolverines (4-6-2, 4-5-2) earned a big 1-0 victory to remain unbeaten their last three contests...
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Loughnane, Wolverines grind past Mustangs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was a defensive struggle, but the Westwood High football team got it done on Friday night during their annual Westwood Night contest against TVL newcomer Norwood at Flahive Field, grinding out a hard-fought 7-6 victory to climb back to .500 at 2-2 on the season. Norwood jumped...
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Reissfelder, Wolverines hold off Seibel, Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two field hockey teams with high aspirations met at Fisher Field on Thursday afternoon as the Medfield Warriors hosted the Westwood Wolverines. After a late Medfield rally, Westwood was able to hang on for a thrilling 3-2 victory to improve to 3-1-1, while Medfield dropped to 1-3-1. Colleen...
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