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Walpole boys hockey ends tourney drought in shootout

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The crowd was packed into Rodman Arena for the playoff opener, as the Walpole High boys’ hockey team went in search of its first tournament victory in seven years against perennial power Archbishop Williams in a Div. 1 South first round game. 

The atmosphere...

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MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood girls...

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Local gymnasts excel at Disney meet

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

A number of local gymnasts from Paradise Gymnastics in Walpole recently competed against others from across the country at the Presidential Classic Meet at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. 

At the Xcel Silver Level, the...

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Walpole boys and girls basketball fall to Norwood

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole boys and girls basketball teams faced off against Norwood last Thursday at Norwood High. The boys fell to Norwood 50-42, and the girls lost with a final score of 58-50. For the boys team, the game marked a deciding factor in which team would pick up the Herget...
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Walpole hockey faces Milton and Dedham

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High boys and girls ice hockey teams faced off against Milton and Dedham this week. The boys team took a tie to Milton on February 3, and beta out Dedham with a 6-0 shutout win on February 6. The tie and win brought the Rebels to a 11-2-4...
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Walpole Rebels face off against Wellesley

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High boys' and girls' basketball teams took on Wellesley last Friday at a doubleheader at Wellesley High. On the boys’ side, the Rebels picked up a 55-33 win against Wellesley. The girls team fell to Wellesley 49-39. As Walpole High boys varsity coach David St. Martin noted,...
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Walpole boys hockey stays unbeaten against Bridgewater-Raynham

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High boys hockey team held onto its unbeaten title after tying with Bridgewater-Raynham on January 18 1-1. The game began with Bridgewater-Raynham picking up an early 1-0 lead, and holding onto that lead throughout the rest of the first period. But the Rebels were able to bounce back, as sophomore...
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Walpole girls hockey gets back on track

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) The Walpole High girls ice hockey team emerged from an early-season rout and beat out Norwood to close out 2015 on December 31 4-1. The Rebels started out strong early in the game, picking up two points by the end of the first period. After scoring a third point early in...
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Walpole High Coach Inducted Into Hall of Fame

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Walpole High girls hockey coach Joe Verderber was inducted into the Walpole High Hockey Hall of Fame during the Songin Winter Classic on December 26. Verderber began his hockey career in Walpole, playing as a starter on the Rebels varsity team from 1985 to his graduation in 1988. While playing for the Rebels he...
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Walpole girls basketball drops game at Oliver Ames

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) Despite a strong start to the season, the Walpole High girls basketball team fell to Oliver Ames last Monday in the Sue Rivard Holiday Tournament 56-40. The game did not start off in Walpole’s favor, as Oliver Ames managed to pick up an early 19-10 lead by the end of the...
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Walpole Girls Hockey Picks Up Another Win

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BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) Walpole High girls' hockey extended its unbeaten streak to three games at the start of the new season with a 3-0 win over Brookline/Newton South at Rodman Arena. The Rebels added the shutout to wins over Natick (3-2) and Newton North (6-2). Head coach Joe Verderber, who is in his ninth...
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Walpole boys’ soccer knocked out on penalties

BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) Thu, Nov 12, 2015 The Walpole High boys soccer team made it to the quarter-finals of the Division 2 South tournament before being knocked out by Medfield on November 8 with a final score of 2-1, decided by penalty kicks. The Rebels had previously defeated Dartmouth 1-0 on November 6 to begin the...
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The Harlem Wizards take on Walpole High

BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch)
The Wizards took on Air Walpole, a team made up of Walpole Superintendent Lincoln Lynch, principals from area schools, several teachers and staff from Walpole Public Schools, Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael, and many more community leaders, officials, and citizens.During the game, the Wizards performed a number of tricks while...
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