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Rebels wrestle Wamps in Braintree

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter In a huge matchup on Saturday morning, the Walpole Rebels’ wrestling team lost to the Braintree Wamps, 39-36. Although they would go on to beat Lawrence and lose to Brookline on the same day (it was a three team meet), it was the loss to Braintree that was...
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Rebel wrestlers show fight in Weymouth

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31612" align="alignright" width="300"]Senior Night had the Weymouth fans coming out in droves. Senior Night had the Weymouth fans coming out in droves.[/caption] Walpole’s last dual meet of the year came against Weymouth on Wednesday night. Unfortunately for the Rebels, this particular...
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Walpole merciful in win over Wellesley

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31195" align="alignleft" width="300"]Wellesley senior captain Hudson Sewall works for the takedown. Wellesley senior captain Hudson Sewall works for the takedown.[/caption] In a 49-12 victor over Wellesley High School, the Walpole Rebels wrestling team managed to show their superior skills, as...
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Wellesley High wrestlers humbled by Braintree

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While every team at Wellesley High School goes by the name “Raiders,” for decades, the school’s wrestling team has adopted the moniker “Monks,” a tradition whose origin remains unsolved despite the school’s thorough investigating. Unfortunately, on Wednesday night against Braintree the young team didn’t have a prayer. Wellesley dug themselves...
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Injury-ravaged wrestling drops first match

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With huge swaths of their starters out due to injury and illness, the Needham Rockets wrestling squad dropped its first match of the season, 42-39. The team started strongly early, tallying several pins in the lightest weight classes. However, as the weights became higher and higher, the Rockets could...
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Wrestling Does Wellesley Proud at Div. 2 States

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On February 19 and 20, five Wellesley wrestlers competed in the Div. 2 State Championships at Marshfield High. David Osborne (106), Evan Dew (132), Michael Hershelman (138), Josh Cohen (220) and John Lepard (285) fought hard for the Monks, with Cohen placing third in his weight class. He will now compete at All States...
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