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Needham dominates Milton

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Needham Rockets hosted Milton High on Thursday, May 9 for their eighth Bay State Conference game of the season. The Rockets held a powerful presence on the field that propelled them to a dominant 16-2 win over the Milton...

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Medfield raids Dover-Sherborn 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Medfield Warriors traveled to Dover Sherborn High on Monday, May 6 for their tenth TVL match-up of the season. Medfield dominated over DS striking an impressive 21-2 win in the books. 

In the first quarter, Medfield...

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Raiders fight hard against Medfield

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Dover-Sherborn High hosted the Medfield Warriors on Monday, May 6 for their ninth TVL matchup of the season. Dover-Sherborn fell to Medfield 21-2 in the evening’s competition, despite their seniors' leadership on the field; Avery O’Connell and Meredith Salvin each...

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Boys’ Lax fights hard against Catholic Memorial

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Walpole Timberwolves traveled to Catholic Memorial High for their fifth Bay State Conference competition of the season. Walpole fell to Catholic Memorial 9-12. 

In the first quarter, Dillion Needham netted his first goal of the evening...

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Needham slips past Newton North

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Needham boys lacrosse team hosted the Newton North Tigers on Thursday, May 2 for their tenth Bay State Conference competition of the season. The Rockets dominated over the Tigers, solidifying their seventh straight win against Newton North 12-3. 

Girls’ Lax silences Dedham

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

 The Medfield girls lacrosse Warriors hosted the Dedham Marauders on Monday, April 22, for their sole Tri-Valley League competition of the regular season. The Warriors secured a decisive victory against the Marauders, with a final score of 19-0. Under the...

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Needham stays undefeated at home 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Needham boys volleyball team hosted the undefeated Milford Scarlet Hawks on Wednesday, April 24. In a remarkable display of resilience, Needham staged a comeback, overcoming a 0-2 set deficit to secure a thrilling 3-2 victory over the Scarlet Hawks.

Boys’ Lax squash Wellesley 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Medfield boys’ lacrosse displayed a dominant performance against the Wellesley Raiders on Tuesday, April 16. Led by Tim Collins, who recorded seven goals and two assists, and Braedon Sutton, who contributed four goals and one assist, the Warriors secured a...

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Girls’ tennis defeats Holliston 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Medfield Girls’ Tennis team has shown promising progress as they navigate through the 2023-2024 season. Adding another victory to their record, the girls secured a hard-fought win against the Holliston Panthers with a score of 3-2 on Wednesday, April...

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Boys’ Volleyball triumphs over Nipmuc 

By Avonlea Cummings 

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Medfield boys volleyball team hosted Nipmuc High School on Wednesday, April 10, where the boys emerged victorious with a 3-1 win over Nipmuc. With this win, the Medfield Warriors advance to a 3-0 Tri-Valley League record and carry an...

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Girls’ Lax crushes Medway Mustangs

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

On Monday, April 8, the Dover-Sherborn girls' lacrosse team hosted the Medway High Mustangs, securing a 13-7 victory over Medway. Leading the team, Avery O'Connell netted six goals, closely followed by Kelly Devine, who pocketed four goals. Molly Malloy contributed...

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Boys’ Lax fights hard against Medfield

By Avonlea Cummings


Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter


Westwood boys' lacrosse hosted Medfield High on Thursday, April 4th, for their third home game
of the season. The Wolverines staged a strong second-half comeback but fell short of victory
with a final score of 10-19. Max O’Brien and Troy Fredrickson led...

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Youth Hockey captures Championship Title

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Westwood Youth Hockey PeeWee AAA team clinched the program a Mass State Hockey championship title over St. Patrick's Day weekend, securing a hard-fought 4-2 victory against Falmouth. The triumph underscored the team's unwavering determination, strong camaraderie, and effective leadership...

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MedLax dominates Westwood

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The Medfield boys’ lacrosse team traveled to Westwood High on Thursday, April 4th, for their first road game of the season against the Wolverines. The Warriors delivered a strong performance, securing a win with a final score of 19-10 over...

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Girls’ tennis prepares for regular season

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Westwood's girls' tennis team, the reigning TVL champions, is preparing for the 2023-2024 season with high expectations. With nine returning varsity players and the addition of five new recruits, the Wolverines are poised for another impressive season on the courts....

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MedTen: Warriors Will 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The MedTen girls are primed for the upcoming tennis season, armed with determination, talent, and excellent team chemistry. Under the guidance of head coach Beth Eby, the team has commenced their preseason preparations and kicked off their campaign against Ashland...

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Collins Carries boys’ lax to victory

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

In Medfield's season-opening victory against the Ashland Clockers, Tim Collins played a pivotal role in guiding the boys' lacrosse team to success. Collins demonstrated his prowess on the field, tallying five goals and providing two assists in the decisive 13-1...

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Boys’ lax season preview

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter 

Spring has arrived, heralding the eagerly awaited return of outdoor sports for Needham High School. Commencing on Monday, March 18, the Spring sports teams have commenced their preseason activities in preparation for an exciting and demanding season. In this preview,...

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Girls’ Lacrosse prepares for regular season

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter  

On a cold and rainy Saturday morning, March 23, the Westwood Flahive and multi-purpose fields buzzed with activity as the Westwood girls' lacrosse play day commenced. Despite the rain, the event saw enthusiastic participation from multiple high school teams,...

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Girls’ Lacrosse prepares for regular season 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter 

On a cold and rainy Saturday morning, March 23, the Westwood Flahive and multi-purpose fields buzzed with activity as the Westwood girls' lacrosse play day commenced. Despite the rain, the event saw enthusiastic participation from multiple high school teams, including...

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