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Category Archives: Westwood

Wolverines win ‘away game’ at Flahive

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

A thrilling first half of football in Medfield took a turn for the unusual when a broken floodlight left the field only 3⁄4 illuminated and unsafe to play on in the Warriors' tilt against the Westwood Wolverines last Friday night.

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TVL softball returns to normal

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last year, TVL softball was played with conference games only, and most of the preseason “what-ifs” revolved around COVID outbreaks, cancelled games and coaches dealing with a roster full of players staying home sick. Now back to a normal season, after speaking with Westwood’s Tom...

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Hawks fall short in state finals

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After splitting during the regular season, it was only fitting that the No. 1 St. John’s Prep Eagles and No. 2 Xaverian Hawks ended up being the last two teams standing in Division I.

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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Hawks advance to elite eight

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A 16-3-1 (6-3-1) regular season earned the Xaverian Brothers High School varsity hockey team the No. 2 seed in the MIAA Division I state tournament. 

Following a 4-0 victory over Andover on March 2 in the round of 32, the Hawks...

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Blomquist, Sullivan lead Wolverines over Timbs

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, Westwood stormed back with four unanswered goals to pull of a 4-3 victory. 

Flash ahead 73 days and...

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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. 

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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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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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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Westwood field hockey blanks DS, 6-0

Westwood had a ton of shots on goal as their pressure bothered the Raiders.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Wednesday night, at the end of what was a 6-0 win for the Westwood field hockey team against Dover-Sherborn, the woman filming the game...

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Westwood gets first win against Medfield

TJ Casey breaks out a huge fourth quarter run, but is brought down at the goal line by Jack McDaniels.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Westwood fans clad in white wigs, white tutus, with painted white faces and bodies covered in talcum powder stormed...

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Hawks tie SJP in soccer

Andrew Xavier (4) unleashes a boot up field on a free kick. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Xaverian Brothers High School varsity soccer team hosted arch rival and perennial Division I North powerhouse St. John’s Prep last Thursday...

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Westwood volleyball hands Medway first loss

An extremely animated team, Westwood isn’t shy about celebrating after their biggest points.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

After a four-set loss to Hopkinton on September 20th spoiled the Westwood girls’ volleyball team’s chances at an undefeated season, last Monday night, it was...

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Roberts, McGrail lead Wolverines over Lancers

Maddi Peck (4) fights off a Norton defender and moves the ball through the midfield. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Entering off the heels of their first defeat of the season to Hopkinton (3-1) on Monday, the Westwood High...

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Wolverines shut out against N. Quincy

Pat Cayer (27) hands the ball to the official after running for a first down. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Entering off the heels of a 21-15 season-opening defeat to Dedham on September 10, Westwood High School varsity football...

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Westwood field hockey beats Medfield 4-1

Had Elizabeth Crowley not made some key saves, things cold have gotten bad for the Medfield Warriors early in the game.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Friday afternoon, the Westwood Wolverines field hockey team beat the Medfield Warriors 4-1. The win moved the...

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Hawks comeback falls short against Everett

Charlie Comella (15) locks onto Everett's Robby Riobe (8). Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Entering the season as one of the favorites to win the Catholic Conference and the Division I Super Bowl, No. 3 Xaverian hosted No. 4...

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Wolverine volleyball dreams of TVL Title

The Westwood High School 2021-22 varsity volleyball team

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With no state playoff tournament or Tri-Valley League Championship, for the Westwood girls’ volleyball team last season, it was all about being together and giving their seniors one final hurrah.

Morale, expectations high for Wolverine soccer

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off a condensed and postseason-less 2020 campaign that saw the Wolverines earn a 3-5-2 record, the Westwood High School varsity soccer team enters this fall motivated to make improvements and make a run at the TVL title. 

With a normal...

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