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Warrior winter athletes rally

By Eric Cimino
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Girls Hockey

After opening the season with two straight ties, the girls hockey team won four of their last seven games, bringing them to 4-3-2. The team’s most recent game was a 3-2 loss to Wellesley. Senior captain Makayla Matthews currently leads...

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Winter sports off and running

Boys Basketball

Big Blue got off to a solid start by opening the season with a 55-43 win on the road over
Holliston. Senior Brady Nickerson lead the way with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Luke
Lisciandra added 13 while Rowan Tracey added 12 points in the win. The boys battled a tough
Westwood team in their...

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Timberwolves face Wamps in Braintree

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The Walpole High School boys basketball team's first win of the season looked well in hand as they did not trail Braintree once during the entire 40 minutes of game time on Friday night. It was the Wamps, however, that got the last laugh when...

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Raider basketball starts on positive note

By Jeff Kiesling

Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn Raiders boys varsity basketball team commenced its 2022-2023 season in impressive fashion on December 13 with a 71-39 win at home against the Millis High School Mohawks. 

The Raiders controlled the opening tip and then went on...

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Raiders defeat Hawks, move on

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

When it rains, it pours. 

The Dover-Sherborn High School Raiders varsity football team defeated the Hudson High School Hawks by the score of 20-7 in the second round of the MIAA Division 5 playoffs last Friday night at the Morgan Bowl in Hudson,...

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D-S advances in playoffs, remains unbeaten

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn High School Raiders varsity football squad won a hard-fought game against the Watertown High School Raiders before a large home-crowd at Nora Searle Field last Friday night by the score of 28-14 in the first round of the MIAA Division 5 playoffs. D-S relied...

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Raider football unbeaten streak continues

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor


The Dover-Sherborn Raiders varsity football team leaned heavily on its defense and rallied in
the second half to beat a winless, but inspired Norton High School squad to remain perfect on
the season. Norton played a solid first half of football and led DS, 7-0, at the break....

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Timberwolves take thriller in Needham

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Walpole’s 31-14 victory over Needham was bookended by thrilling plays from both sides — in fact, anyone who missed the first minute or the last three minutes of the game may have characterized the high scoring affair as a defensive struggle.

It...

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Raiders roll at home against Millis

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

“Who’s got my back?”

“I got your back!”

“Who’s got my back?”

“I got your back!”

The Dover-Sherborn varsity football team formed a tight circle and their voices thundered as they jumped up and...

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Timberwolves beat Braintree on the road

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

In an homage to the Halloween season, the Braintree student section came out dressed in orange and black on Friday night, but Walpole refused to be spooked as the visitors rolled to a 28-12 victory.

As has been the case in many...

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Wolverines win ‘away game’ at Flahive

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

A thrilling first half of football in Medfield took a turn for the unusual when a broken floodlight left the field only 3⁄4 illuminated and unsafe to play on in the Warriors' tilt against the Westwood Wolverines last Friday night.

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Raiders come back against Bellingham

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn varsity football team pulled off an incredible come from behind win during the closing seconds on Saturday afternoon against the Bellingham Blackhawks. Emilio Cabey caught a touchdown pass to put the Raiders ahead with 20 seconds left in the game after they had trailed,...

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Timberwolves fall on road to Milton

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The Walpole High School varsity football team faced its toughest test of the year on Friday night as it traveled to Milton High School to face the team ranked one spot ahead of them in the Boston Globe’s top 20. 

A second-half...

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Raider football extends winning streak

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover Sherborn Raiders varsity football team extended their winning streak to four games to begin the season with a dominant showing on the road against the Dedham High School Marauders on Friday night. The Raiders defense bottled up Dedham’s potent ground game and the offense...

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Timberwolves come back in Wellesley

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Saturday was a day of firsts for the 2022 Walpole High football team: their first road game, their first Saturday afternoon game, and their first time playing from behind. 

Despite these unfamiliar circumstances, the Timberwolves held on for a dramatic 27-23 victory.

Raiders victorious over Sharon

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn varsity football team returned home on Friday night for a non-conference matchup with the Sharon High School Eagles. Both squads came into the game with 2-0 records following impressive wins against non-conference opponents to begin their respective seasons. The Raiders relied on their aggressive...

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Needham CATH throws shortcake social

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

Tables quickly filled up at the Needham Center at the Heights (CATH) on Friday afternoon, September 9, as the Friends of The Center at the Heights held a luncheon to discuss fundraising and future plans. Seniors looked forward to the yearly event that includes infamously...

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Walpole makes statement in home opener

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

In front of a raucous crowd of hometown fans, the Walpole Timberwolves put together a dominant season-opener in their victory over Framingham, winning by a final score of 56-0. 

Walpole opened their season at Turco Field last Friday night, looking to build...

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Girls lax takes home state title

The Medfield girls lacrosse team took home the Massachusetts state title after besting Cohasset in their final matchup at Babson College. 

After earlier challenges in competitive semifinal and quarterfinal games, the matchup against Cohasset would prove difficult. Coming off two huge upsets, the Skippers were hopeful as they entered the...

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