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Category Archives: Dover-Sherborn

Coach Chlebda reflects on basketball season

Senior captain Reese O’Connell and the Raiders made history this season with a run to the state tournament’s round of eight.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

This season, the Dover-Sherborn girls basketball team finished the year with a record of 15-8, making the...

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Murphy: Raiders ready to defend title

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Winning is all the 2022 Dover-Sherborn boys lacrosse seniors know: 2019 - Division III state champs, 2020 - no season (COVID), 2021 - Division III state champs. 

In 2022, the Raiders will look to win their third state...

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Rinaldi, Spellman advance Raiders by Abington

By Mike Flanagan

Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a 71-56 victory against No. 25 Shawsheen in the round of 32, the No. 8 seed Dover-Sherborn High School boys basketball team hosted No. 9 Abington on Wednesday night in a battle of the last...

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Raiders face Lancers on emotional night

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover-Sherborn basketball team had two chances to win at least a share of the TVL title against Norton, the first coming in a challenging loss on the road on February 13. Unfortunately for the Raiders, DS couldn’t close the deal on Tuesday night in...

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Bennett, DS track break school record

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn’s Johnny Bennett, Owen Comiskey, Luke Loeffler and Dan Griffiths put on an incredible performance on Friday at the MIAA Division V meet at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. 

Despite never having competed in the 4x400 relay together, this "makeshift"...

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Marauders spoil Raiders senior night

Junior defender Abby Wayne (2) gathers the ball in the defensive end and smacks it up field. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn High School varsity field hockey hosted Dedham on Wednesday night for the Raiders annual senior night....

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Dedham beats DS in stoppage time

This header would have put DS ahead late in the game, had it not been just a bit too high.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While it’s a cliché to say that either team could have won when talking about a close game, there’s no...

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Raiders get statement win at Medway

Johnny Bennett (4) looks to the sidelines for a defensive play-call signal. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off a 35-24 defeat to Bellingham on October 8, Dover-Sherborn High School varsity football returned to action on Friday night with...

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Rough fourth quarter sinks field hockey

Coach Molly McGill pointed to the play of Drew Hussar as a highlight in a tough loss.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With Medway hanging images of their senior football players along the fence and various JV athletes trickling into the bleachers, the Mustangs’...

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Sumner’s four lift Raiders on senior night

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Few TVL athletes have made a bigger impact for their respectives teams throughout the first half of the 2021 fall athletic season than Dover-Sherborn girls soccer's Waverly Sumner. Serving as the centerpiece of the Raiders offense with a TVL-leading 16 goals and six assists,...

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Bennett, Cabey lead Raiders in rout

Dover-Sherborn's Jack Casale (74) is praised by head coach Steve Ryan following a tackle for loss early in the first half of Friday's 42-0 win against Sharon. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It was about as complete as a...

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Keating’s late PK strike lifts Raiders

Senior captain Conor Keating (2) directs traffic during Dover-Sherborn varsity soccer's 1-0 win over Bellingham on Wednesday. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Dover-Sherborn High School varsity boys soccer entered last Wednesday afternoon’s contest with Bellingham still in search...

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Both cross country teams beat Millis

Both boys coach Stephen Harte and the girls’ cross country team cheer for a runner as he finishes the race.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Both the Dover-Sherborn boys and girls’ cross country teams moved to 2-0 last Wednesday evening at Millis, with a...

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Sumner’s strike lifts DS in opener

Junior Elo Luczkow (pictured) corrals the ball and cuts up field on a break. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn High School varsity girls soccer traveled to TVL Small rival Medway on Wednesday evening for their 2021 season-opener.

DS Soccer drops opener to Medway

There were plenty of close calls, but ultimately no goals for the Raiders.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While a matchup against Medway was Dover-Sherborn soccer’s first game of the year, on Wednesday night, it looked like the officiating crew was the rustiest team...

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Beninati: DS girls aim for North Star

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn High School varsity girls soccer nearly reached the ultimate prize in 2019. The Raiders rolled their way to a 14-2-2 regular season record before winning the Division III South championship. 

Ultimately, the run came to an end in the state...

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DS boys soccer ready to work

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After compiling a 3-4-3 record throughout their condensed 10-game playoff-less season in 2020, Dover-Sherborn High School varsity boys soccer is expected to take a big step forward this fall.

The Raiders return a significant chunk of their roster from last season...

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Club rugby gaining steam in DS

Dover-Sherborn youths and members of the New England Rugby Club pose with their medals and banner at the Bay State Summer Games on August 1. Photo by Brad Nathan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Residents of Dover, Sherborn and other surrounding communities seem...

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Wayne, DS field hockey gear up

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It’s been nearly two years since Dover-Sherborn varsity field hockey captured the 2019 Division II state championship. Last season, the MIAA condensed its season down to a limited number of conference-only games and the format was changed from 11-on-11 to seven-on-seven’s. No postseason was played.

Bennett, Raiders eye ultimate prize

After earning TVL Small Offensive Player of the Year honors as a junior, Johnny Bennett (4) will serve as one of four Dover-Sherborn football co-captains this fall. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After waiting an extra seven months to...

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