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Walpole’s LaRosa a key find for BC High lax

Pictured tying up his man on a face-off against Franklin on Sunday night, Walpole native Joe LaRosa (44) has become a cog on BC High varsity lacrosse's face-off unit with the Eagles just one win away from a state championship. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
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Fahey’s eight points advances Walpole lax

Ronan Fahey (2) cuts into the middle during his three-goal and five-assist performance in Monday's 12-9 quarterfinal win at Foxborough. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A dominant effort at the face-off X by Colin Birch (18-of-22) along with an...

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Whelan lifts Walpole girls over Natick

Caroline Whelan (16) turns and cuts upfield during Walpole High girls lacrosse's Bay State Conference semifinal match with Natick on Thursday. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High girls varsity lacrosse took to Turco Field last Thursday night looking...

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Walpole knocked out of BSC tournament

Baserunners were often left stranded as Walpole struggled with consistency at the plate.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

A 5-1 loss to Newton North knocked the Walpole softball team out of the Bay State Conference tournament on Thursday afternoon. But while it would have been a...

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Late run lifts Redhawks over Walpole lacrosse

Senior captain and close D man Pat Cooney (25) moves the ball up the field on a second quarter clear. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Natick Redhawks (9-0) have been the story of the Bay State Conference so...

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Walpole’s Scales helps BC women to first title

Walpole native Sydney Scales (pictured) is all smiles while holding her national championship trophy following Sunday's 16-10 victory for Boston College women's lacrosse over Syracuse in the Division I national championship game in Towson, Maryland. Photo by Elyse Scales.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole baseball implodes against Newton North

Alex Hee had a tough tightrope to walk; only able to give up two runs without the game ending early.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

According to Google Maps, on a Wednesday night at about 5:30 p.m., it will take you around forty minutes...

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Late rally lifts Timberwolves over Rockets

Catie Powderly (16) turns on a fastball and rips a single to center. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Riding high following a 15-0 victory against Weymouth on Friday, the Walpole High School varsity softball team looked for their third consecutive...

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Walpole tennis easily beats Weymouth

Sid Vandrangi lines up a big forehand en route to a dominating victory.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With a steady stream of suit and gown-adorned fans adding a classy backdrop to their matches, the Walpole Boy’s tennis team moved to 6-2 on the...

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Late Wildcat rally stuns Timberwolves

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off back-to-back victories against Weymouth and Framingham, the Walpole High School varsity baseball team traveled to Milton on Monday afternoon looking to make it three wins a row.

Blake Conroy got the start on the mound for the Timberwolves...

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Donovan’s pitching dooms Needham against Walpole

Sam Donovan’s pitching dominated the game, to the tune of a two-hit complete game shutout.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

A complete game two-hitter from left-hander Sam Donovan gave the newly-named Timberwolves a 3-0 win on Friday night, which moved Walpole to 2-0 on the...

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Walpole selects ‘Timberwolves’ as new mascot

Walpole High School has rebranded and will now call its athletic teams the Timberwolves. Photos courtesy of VIPBranding.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

In June of 2020, the Walpole School Committee voted unanimously (9-0) to drop the high school's "Rebel" nickname. Since the...

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Field, Walpole girls lacrosse gear up

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Even after a year off due to COVID, Walpole High School girls varsity lacrosse enters 2021 with extremely high expectations. When your program wins the back-to-back Division II East sectional championships (2016, 2017), followed by back-to-back East sectional titles (2018, 2019) in your first...

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Quinn: Walpole lacrosse ready

Pictured during his sophomore season in 2019, UMass Lowell committed face-off specialist and midfielder Ben Quinn will serve as one of three Walpole High School varsity boys lacrosse co-captains. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The last time Walpole High...

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Walpole football stuffed by Wamps

Senior captain Brian Malone (26) finds a seam and cuts up the field on a punt return. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After their previous game against Framingham was cancelled due to COVID protocols, Walpole High School varsity football...

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Volleyball ends season with .500 record

Among the positives to come out of this year were the highlight reels that came along with having every game streamed over the internet.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While the Walpole volleyball team likely would rather have ended their season with a win,...

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Walpole’s Curran, McElaney named All-Conference

Pictured moving the puck through center against Needham, senior captain and forward Kevin McElaney (6) was recently named a Bay State Conference All-Star for the second consecutive season. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Throughout the last few years, few...

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Coach Coogan details indoor track season

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When indoor track got moved to the “Fall II” season, it led to a myriad of changes and issues for coaches and athletes, ranging from dealing with the weather (while still called indoor track, all events were held outdoors) to losing athletes to football, which...

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Falzone leads Walpole football over Tigers

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a 28-7 defeat to Natick to open the 2021 Fall II athletic season, Walpole High School varsity football has responded accordingly.

After a 17-14 win at rival Weymouth on March 19, Walpole returned home to face Newton North on...

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Walpole’s Foley leading Lowell with point streak

Conor Foley during his time at Walpole High. Photo by Conor McNabb.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A year after leading UMass-Lowell men's lacrosse in total points (23) and finishing tied for the team-lead in scoring (10 goals) as a freshman, Walpole native...

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