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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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Hometown athletes compete in Tokyo

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After finishing No. 19 in the world in saber fencing at the 2016 Olympics in the Rio de Janeiro Games, Sherborn native Eli Dershwitz competed in his second consecutive Olympic games throughout the last several weeks in Tokyo.

Unlike the...

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Dover-Sherborn officially a lacrosse hotbed

Hope Shue (7) celebrates with teammates following one of her seven goals in Dover-Sherborn girls lacrosse's 16-8 win over Newburyport in the Division II state semifinals. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The boys and girls games of lacrosse certainly...

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Raiders repeat in Division III

Senior goalie Standish Carothers (21) is mobbed by teammates following Dover-Sherborn boys lacrosse's 10-4 Division III state final win against Norwell on Thursday at Nora Searle Field. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A year removed from the...

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Raiders girls lacrosse wins it all

Mags Rieper (13), Hope Shue (7), Amelia Novitch (2) and Kate Mastrobuono celebrate a second quarter goal during Tuesday's 16-8 state semifinal victory against Newburyport. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Dover-Sherborn High School varsity girls lacrosse team capped...

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Raiders capture seventh straight Central/East title

Captains Pierce Gregory (3), Ford Pegram (15), Luke Wiese (30) and the rest of the Raiders pose with their sectional championship trophy and banner. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The reigning Division III state champion and top-seeded Dover-Sherborn Raiders found...

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Raiders advance in rout of Wayland

Mags Rieper (13), Amelia Novitch (2) and Kate Mastrobuono (11) celebrate a first quarter goal. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The top-seeded Dover-Sherborn High School girls varsity lacrosse team hosted No. 9 Wayland on Monday night in the quarterfinal...

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Amidst downpours, DS softball slaughters Medway

Senior Ciara Crowley gets comforted by sophomore Caroline Boyajian as she walks off the field as a Dover-Sherborn Raider for the final time.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

In the rainiest game any of the Dover-Sherborn softball players likely have and will ever...

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Marauders withstand DS baseball’s late rally

Ethan Lynch (35) winds and fires home a pitch during his eight-strikeout performance against Dedham on Thursday. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Despite starting the season 1-8, the Dover-Sherborn High School varsity baseball amazingly entered last Thursday's game against...

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Rower Ben Bejoian qualifies for Nationals

Ben Bejoian rowing on the water ahead of Nationals.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

You might think you know all the Dover-Sherborn athletes making their marks in their respective sports. Maybe you watch the high school games on TV, read about them, or even...

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Gregory, Teich lead Raiders over Mustangs

Junior close D Henry Murphy (22) moves the ball up the field on a clear late in the second quarter. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Sitting at 8-2 (6-2 TVL), the Medway Mustangs entered Monday night’s contest with perennial...

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Teich, Carothers lift DS over Medfield

Senior goaltender Standish Carothers (pictured) gets set to make an outlet pass on a clear during his 15-save performance in Thursday's 10-9 victory over Medfield. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Entering Thursday afternoon, it had been five years since...

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DS tennis streaks past Norwood

At first singles, Robert Ozerdem finishes a point at the net with a very pretty drop volley.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

According to coach Jon Kirby, the Dover-Sherborn boy’s tennis team had won 85 regular season matches in a row going into their Thursday...

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DS falls late to Norton on Wednesday

While Derek Roman pitched well, pitch count rules played a role in his being pulled from the game.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

What was a 3-1 Norton game going into the fifth inning on Wednesday night would ultimately end up a dominant 13-1...

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