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Hillers frustrate Wolverines in shutout

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After qualifying for the state tournament for the 39th consecutive season on February 12 (excluding 2020-2021) with a 4-1 victory over rival Holliston, the Westwood High School varsity boys hockey team returned to Canton Ice House on Wednesday to host Hopkinton. 

Bulldogs bite Rockets

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School girls varsity basketball traveled to Westwood on Sunday to square off against Canton in the Riley Winter Classic.

Needham jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead, thanks to a pair of hardworking buckets in the paint by junior...

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Medfield comeback spoils Wellesley’s senior night

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With posters taped to the boards, parents holding flowers and an upper level of fans cheering them on, the Wellesley Raiders scored a goal ten seconds into their game against Medfield Saturday night at the Boston Sports Institute. Unfortunately for the Raiders, the Medfield girls...

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Birch springs Timbs over Warriors late

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High School girls varsity hockey entered Monday’s senior night contest with Medfield with zero room for error. Sitting at 7-10-0 with three contests left on the schedule, every game is a must-win for the Timbs to reach 10 wins and qualify for the...

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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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Hallahan’s pair lifts Wolverines over Warriors

Medfield's Kyle Gaffney (10) brings in a ball out of the air and attempts to avoid a pressuring Padraig Lombard (18) of Westwood. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Barring a postseason rematch, Medfield and Westwood High School boys soccer...

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Falzone runs Walpole by Needham

Pictured while playing defense, junior Andrew Falzone (23) looks towards the sideline for a play-call during his two-touchdown performance against Needham on Friday night. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High football hosted rival Needham on Friday evening at...

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Westwood downs Medfield in four sets

Jessica Coletti finds a hole between two Westwood defenders.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Playing without their head coach on Wednesday night, the Medfield Warriors were able to take the first set off the Westwood Wolverines’ girls volleyball team. And although they weren’t able...

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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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Rockets victory spoils Milton’s senior night

Campbell Keyes brings the ball forward, as Needham applies continuous pressure in the first half.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Needham boys’ soccer team kept its undefeated record with a comeback win over the Milton Wildcats last Tuesday night. Spoiling Milton’s senior night,...

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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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Flano’s hat trick leads Needham over Walpole

Senior captain and defender Mac Turner (2) hits a ball up the sideline. Photos by Mike Flanagan and Scott Wittlin.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The last time Needham and Walpole High School boys soccer met on September 21 in Walpole, Mitchell Wilson...

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Medfield girls soccer rolls by Millis

Kate Olenik (pictured) looks up field on a break.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Entering off a hard 1-0 loss to Norton on October 7, Medfield High School girls varsity soccer welcomed in TVL rival Millis on Tuesday night looking to rebound....

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Wolverines roll Bellingham, remain unbeaten

Mia O'Donnell (pictured) turns and unleashes a backhanded clearing pass. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Through a month and a half of play, Westwood High School varsity field hockey has been every bit the juggernaut it was expected to...

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Needham beats Walpole a second time

Coach Tarabelli noted that having his players back from injury played a huge role in the game.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

As a general sports rule, when two teams or individuals play each other and one team or individual dominates the later stages...

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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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Walpole’s Giovaniello bringing success to Bridgewater

Walpole native Laura Giovaniello (pictured) is all smiles while warming up during Bridgewater State women's lacrosse's practice on Monday night. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off a breakout junior season in 2019 that saw a Division I East...

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Pisano’s commitment solidifies family lacrosse legacy

Pictured fighting off a Westwood defender during last season's Division I South playoffs, Needham's Kristina Pisano (right) committed to play Division I lacrosse at Wagner College this past week. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Those who follow or are...

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