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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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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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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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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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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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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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