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Timberwolves face Wamps in Braintree

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The Walpole High School boys basketball team's first win of the season looked well in hand as they did not trail Braintree once during the entire 40 minutes of game time on Friday night. It was the Wamps, however, that got the last laugh when...

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Timberwolves take thriller in Needham

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Walpole’s 31-14 victory over Needham was bookended by thrilling plays from both sides — in fact, anyone who missed the first minute or the last three minutes of the game may have characterized the high scoring affair as a defensive struggle.

It...

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Timberwolves beat Braintree on the road

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

In an homage to the Halloween season, the Braintree student section came out dressed in orange and black on Friday night, but Walpole refused to be spooked as the visitors rolled to a 28-12 victory.

As has been the case in many...

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Timberwolves fall on road to Milton

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The Walpole High School varsity football team faced its toughest test of the year on Friday night as it traveled to Milton High School to face the team ranked one spot ahead of them in the Boston Globe’s top 20. 

A second-half...

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Timberwolves come back in Wellesley

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Saturday was a day of firsts for the 2022 Walpole High football team: their first road game, their first Saturday afternoon game, and their first time playing from behind. 

Despite these unfamiliar circumstances, the Timberwolves held on for a dramatic 27-23 victory.

Walpole makes statement in home opener

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

In front of a raucous crowd of hometown fans, the Walpole Timberwolves put together a dominant season-opener in their victory over Framingham, winning by a final score of 56-0. 

Walpole opened their season at Turco Field last Friday night, looking to build...

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Walpole’s Scales guiding BC defense

Walpole native Sydney Scales (45) defends against North Carolina’s Jamie Ortega during BC women’s lacrosse’s 16-15 defeat to the Tar Heels on Sunday in Chestnut Hill. Photos by Mike Flanagan

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly

At Walpole High...

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Former Xaverian stars Perry, Gardner reunited

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

From 2017-2019, Xaverian’s Dylan Gardner and Andrew Perry were two of the top high school lacrosse players in the state of Massachusetts. 

Gardner quarterbacked Xaverian’s defense as the team’s starting LSM and top cover option on close...

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Walpole basketball survives, advances against Foxboro 

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Whatever the official capacity of the Walpole High School gym is, on Friday night, it was met and exceeded by a large margin. That’s what a playoff matchup between two neighboring towns will do. 

But while there were...

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Timbs, Wolverines face off in Canton

Senior forward Kate Devlin (pictured) fights off a stick check and moves the puck through the neutral zone. 

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

On December 13, the Walpole and Westwood High School girls varsity hockey teams opened their respective seasons against one another. Down 3-0 early,...

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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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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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Walpole volleyball loses tough Milton match

A Milton defender can’t stop a hard hit ball from Walpole.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last Monday night, the Walpole Timberwolves girls’ volleyball team traveled to Milton looking to pick up their third win of the year. But while they played well enough...

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Wildcats better Walpole girls in rain

Emily DaSilva (17) corrals a ball out of the air. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming of a tough 7-1 defeat to Norwell on September 24, the Walpole High School varsity girls soccer team traveled to Weymouth on Tuesday...

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Porkers stay undefeated with Milton victory

Walpole is now the number one team in the state, according to The Boston Herald.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When asked what her team’s record was after a rather routing victory over Milton, Porker head coach Jen Quinn hesitated to remember how many...

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Natick outlasts Walpole in OT

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A storied rivalry was reignited on Friday night. Coming off an impressive 37-24 victory against Framingham to open the 2021 season, Walpole High School varsity football traveled to rival Natick to take on the No. 9 Redhawks.

A pick-six by...

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Hazell dominant, Walpole football wins opener

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Football is a game of highs and lows.

Allowing the opponent to run the opening kick-off of the season back for a touchdown can certainly be described as a low.

Responding with 30 unanswered points, however,...

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Whelan’s pair lifts Porkers over Rockets

Caroline Whelan (pictured) moves the ball up field during her two-goal performance against Needham on Monday afternoon. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

With expectations high, Walpole High School varsity field hockey passed its first major test on Monday afternoon...

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Walpole’s Walonis commits to UConn

Pictured during her freshman basketball season in 2019-2020, Walpole rising junior and multi-sport star Brooke Walonis committed to play Division I soccer at UConn this past week.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High School rising junior Brooke Walonis announced her commitment to...

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Delaney: Walpole soccer in good place

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Three years removed from a Division II South finals appearance, Walpole High School varsity boys soccer will look to return to form in 2021.

Despite a 4-10-3 record in 2019, Walpole snuck into the Division II South playoffs as the No....

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