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Weycker, Kane take Wellesley baseball honors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The spring of 2017 will forever be remembered in Wellesley as the year of the Cinderella Raiders. Entering the tournament as a humble 13 seed, the Raiders won four games away from home (three away, one neutral) en route to a South Sectional title. The Raiders continued their...
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Raider rundown: Weycker, girls golf shine in 2016-2017

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor From start to finish, 2016-2017 was an incredibly successful year for Wellesley High School and youth athletics. All of the athletes who competed did so with honor, pure class, and extremely hard work. However, it would be a disservice to these boys and girls not to recognize the...
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Raiders win E-Mass, fall just short of state title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley High School’s phenomenal run through the 2017 MIAA Division I State Baseball Tournament came to an end on Saturday at Fitton Field in Worcester, as the No. 13 seed and Eastern Mass champ Raiders fell to Western Mass champ Taconic High School (Pittsfield) 5-1 in the state...
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Dolan, Waisel ready to lead Raider baseball

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following an 11-12 season in 2016 that resulted in a state tournament berth (9-5 loss to Bridgewater-Raynham), the Wellesley High School varsity baseball team is ready to get back to work and compete for a third straight tournament appearance this spring. Leading this band of Raiders in 2017 will...
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Football falls in south semifinals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 43-22 victory over Hingham in the first round of the MIAA Division 1A South playoffs on October 29, the Wellesley High football team returned to the gridiron on Saturday afternoon to take on six-seeded Bridgewater-Raynham in the South Semifinals. Despite a spectacular defensive effort against the Trojans...
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Football downs Milton, captures Herget Division

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In the wackiest of circumstances, the Wellesley High football team captured their first Bay State Conference Herget Division title since 1999 after a hard-fought 38-26 victory over Milton, a game which took two days to complete due to a lightning postponement. [caption id="attachment_14402" align="alignright" width="267"] Read more