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DS Field Hockey dominates Panthers

By Jeff Kiesling

Community Contributor 

The DS Varsity Field Hockey team defeated the Holliston High Panthers at home on September 27 to push their record to 4-1-1 on the season.  The two squads tied in their only meeting last year.  The Raiders were looking for a win...

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Raiders pick up first victory

By Jeff Kiesling 

Community Contributor 

Dover Sherborn’s Varsity Football Raiders picked up their first win of the season last Thursday night at  Sharon High School by defeating the host Eagles by the final score of 7-0. The Raiders had suffered two tough losses against non-conference opponents to...

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Raiders open the 2023 season

By Jeff Riesling

Community Contributor 

Dover-Sherborn High School's Varsity Football team commenced their 2023 season on Friday night with a challenging road defeat against non-conference rival, Ashland High School Clockers, by a score of 28-19. The Clockers employed an unconventional run-blocking scheme, relying on multiple pulling linemen...

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Field hockey prepares for regular season

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

As the sun set last Thursday, the Dover-Sherborn field hockey girls took the field, lining up for an 11 v. 11 friendly competition against Hingham High in their first scrimmage of the year. As they prepared for an action-packed hour,...

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Student athletes gear up for fall season

By Max Clifford

Hometown Weekly Reporter

As the 2023 MIAA boys soccer season approaches, the Dover-Sherborn Raiders will look to build on a 2022 campaign in which they finished 10-5-1 and advanced twice in the postseason before falling to the eventual runners-up in Dedham.

Spring sports round up

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

The 2023 spring season proved to be an astounding period for Dover-Sherborn student-athletes, characterized by remarkable talent, victories, and an unwavering determination to compete against the very best. Athletes are well aware of the challenges they face, yet the most...

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Three-peat for DSHS girls lacrosse

By Max Clifford

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Babson College’s MacDowell field was the site of a “three-peat” on Sunday afternoon as the Dover-Sherborn High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse team secured their third consecutive MIAA Division IV state championship, a 10-9 victory over top-seeded Ipswich.

The...

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D-S Boys Tennis advances to Final Four

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter 

The Dover-Sherborn boys tennis team have taken on tough mental matches with ease. Their match against Apponequet High was no different on Thursday, June 8th. Aside from a quick rain delay and some time to dry off the courts, the...

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Boys Lacrosse inch past Algonquin High

By Avonlea Cummings
Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Traveling for a Saturday afternoon match, Dover-Sherborn boys lacrosse tallied in another second straight win game after battling against their non-league competition, Algonquin High. The boys overpowered Algonquin succeeding them with a 13-12 final score.

The Raiders came out onto the...

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Boys hockey secures sweet 16 spot

By Avonlea Cummings
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Cheers filled the Divine Rink, home of the Boston Latin Academy Dragons, as the Dover-Sherborn Raiders traveled in the first round of state playoffs. The 18th-seeded Raiders made a second-period comeback that tied the boys over the 15th-seeded Dragons' first-period lead. In a lively...

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DS hosts Walpole in tournament preparation 

By Avonlea Cummings
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover-Sherborn Raiders hosted the Walpole Timberwolves on Friday, February 24th in a friendly basketball scrimmage. This allotted both teams to get in more practice leading into the heat of tournament season. Dover-Sherborn completed their regular season with a 16-4 season,...

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Girls clinch TVL small championships

By Avonlea Cummings
Hometown Weekly Reporter
The air was warmer than a typical February night on Thursday, February 16th. The Dover-Sherborn girls' basketball Raiders hosted the Norwell Clippers in a non-league matchup. After the Raiders led the first half, the Clippers found a...

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DS struggles in final regular season game

by Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

In their final game of the season, Dover-Sherborn High School boys’ basketball hosted Cardinal-Spellman for a non-league showdown. After trailing for the majority of the first half, the Raiders turned the game into...

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Raiders notch victories on the court

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover Sherborn boys varsity basketball team defeated the Bellingham Black Hawks at
home on February 7 by the score of 71-51.

The Black Hawks dropped three quick baskets to start the scoring, but DS answered with a pair
of three-pointers to even the score at 6-6 midway through the first quarter. Luke...

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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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