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DSW Patriots roll with successive victories

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In a strong defensive effort, the 6th Grade DSW Patriots defeated Holliston 19-0 on Sunday morning, September 11, to go 2-0 on the season. Led by Michael Polk’s three rushing touchdowns and with strong ball carrying by Will Dummer and Mekhi Robinson, the 6th graders battled the wind and rain to piece together...
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Boys soccer gets first win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a pair of hard-fought draws against two tough TVL opponents in Dover-Sherborn and Medway to begin the 2016 season, the Westwood High varsity boys soccer team took their home pitch against Bellingham last Tuesday evening in search of their first win. The Wolverines (1-0-2) got out to...
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Farrell leads Westwood volleyball past Bellingham

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood girls volleyball team hosted Bellingham on Friday night in their season and conference opener. The Wolverines (1-0) grabbed the first two sets (25-14, 25-18) before dropping the third (25-22). Westwood rebounded and won the third set, 25-12, to take home the victory and start the season on...
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Piccinin propels no. 1 Xaverian past no. 2 Everett

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The state of Massachusetts is no stranger to sports dynasties, whether it’s the Patriots of recent years or Bill Russell’s Celtics. Another name that comes to mind when the word “dynasty” gets tossed around is Xaverian’s football program. Year after year after year, the Hawks see great success...
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Westwood Volleyball to take next step

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With numerous state tournament appearances in the past decade, the girls volleyball program at Westwood High has come a long way since Jennifer Murphy began coaching as an assistant in 2007. In 2016, Murphy, a graduate of Westwood in 2003, will take over the head coaching duties for...
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DS-Westwood Patriots open season

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The 6th grade DSW Patriots opened their 2016 season Sunday morning with a 13-7 victory in a defensive struggle against Lincoln-Sudbury. Michael Polk led the way with two touchdown runs against a stout LS defense, including a 70 yard sprint down the home sideline to take back the lead for good. Danny Sullivan...
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Wolverines look to repeat in TVL

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After winning a share of the Tri-Valley League title in 2015 with an 8-3 record, the Westwood Wolverines are looking to build upon their success from a season ago and stay atop the TVL. Among the 10 returning starters for the Wolverines in 2016 are wideouts Kevin Hession...
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Westwood boys take summer championship

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The Westwood 10A team was able to pull out a big win over Whitman to win the Suburban League championship. At the end of 6 innings, the teams were tied, 5-5, forcing them into extra frames. Solid pitching seemed to define the contest, as Westwood got quality innings out of Paul Dyson, Joey Toti,...
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Westwood girls cheerlead with Patriots

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Nine Westwood girls participated in the 2016 Junior Patriots Cheerleading Program. They attended two cheer and dance clinics, and one dance rehearsal hosted by the New England Patriots Cheerleaders between May and August. The program concluded with an opportunity to perform in the pre-game show when the Patriots hosted the New Orleans Saints...
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14U softball wraps great summer season

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Westwood Youth Softball’s 14U summer travel team wrapped up its season by playing in the Championship of the Hockomock Girls Summer Softball League (HGSSL) after finishing the regular season at 7-2-1. The 14U team lost to an undefeated team from Stoughton, but still had a great season in the very competitive HGSSL. “I am...
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Westwood 10A boys ready for championship

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The Westwood 10A summer baseball team has advanced to the championship game, which will be played at Morrison field in Westwood on Thursday, August 4, at 5:30 p.m. Residents and baseball lovers are encouraged to come to Morrison and cheer on the 12 boys who have been playing hard all season....
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Westwood Boy Scout Troop 3

Members of Westwood Boy Scout Troop 3 celebrated the end of year with a rocket launch at Hale Reservation. Some of the boys stayed on for an overnight under the stars....
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Westwood swimmers paddle onward

The Walpole and Westwood teams met in Walpole for a Suburban Swim League contest on July 12. Despite a hard-fought effort from both sides, Walpole was able to pull out a home victory. At the time of printing, the Westwood swimmers have yet to win on the season, though they have a busy week ahead to...
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Westwood Sports Hall of Fame nominations now open

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The Westwood High School Hall of Fame is now accepting applications for the Hall of Fame. Eligible candidates must be a Westwood High graduate and must have a graduation date of 2006 or prior. Applications are available at the main library and the town hall. Completed applications should be returned to the Westwood...
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Register now for fall school spots

The Westwood Athletic Department is currently conducting registration for fall sports. Please register before July 31 to assure a spot in tryouts. Each student athlete must complete the following requirements in order to be eligible to try out for school sports: Registration must be completed. Go to the Westwood High School athletics site (link...
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Westwood Track Club begins summer season

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood Track Club began its summer season two weeks ago, with its first practice of the season on June 22. Now in its seventh year, the Westwood Track Club has seen its summer track club grow over the years. The program is designed for kids interested in track,...
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Wolverines back on top

By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Correspondent Last spring, the Westwood High girls’ lacrosse team suffered a double overtime loss in the state final. On Tuesday, the Wolverines avenged that loss by beating Longmeadow in West Springfield and on Saturday afternoon they completed a season mission by regaining the Div. 1 state title with a 13-7 victory over...
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Westwood track competes in TVL championship meet

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High boys and girls varsity track teams competed in the TVL championship on May 18 at Westwood High School. The boys came in fifth place at the championship, and the girls finishing tenth. On the boys side, sophomore Brian Marsoobian placed first in javelins with a...
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Westwood baseball falls to Dover-Sherborn

By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High varsity baseball team faced off against Dover-Sherborn on May 6 at home, ultimately falling to the Raiders 6-1. The Raiders immediately made their presence known with two runs in the first inning and three runs in the second inning. The Wolverines picked up a single run in the second,...
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Girls tennis falls to Medfield

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Westwood High tennis team is off to a tough season, as the team faced off against Medfield on April 29. The Wolverines fell to Medfield with a final of 3-2 against Medfield. In the beginning of the season, the Wolverines opened strong, with a 4-1 win against Medway...
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