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Wellesley football rolls in rebound win

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A bye following a loss is never fun. After dwelling on their heartbreaking 14-13 defeat to rival Natick on October 4 for the last two weeks, the Wellesley High School football team returned to the gridiron on Saturday at Darcey Memorial Field against Brookline, motivated to respond accordingly...
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Raider comeback falls short in classic

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The annual Wellesley and Natick football game is often a date circled on the calendar. This season, however, there was a lot more than bragging rights on the line; the game’s winner would be able to control its own destiny for the Herget Division title. Despite a late surge...
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Maiona, Raiders out-duel Jarvis, Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley and Walpole High football took to the gridiron on Saturday afternoon for a Carey vs. Herget Division showdown. The Raiders entered looking to make it three straight wins to begin the 2019 season, while Walpole traveled to Wellesley hoping to get back on track following a 30-7...
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Wellesley beats Weymouth for first win

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, the Wellesley Raiders routed the Weymouth Wildcats, 21-6, relying on the big arm of quarterback Matt Maiona and a stingy defense that didn’t give up a point in the second half. The game was a tight one throughout the first half, with Wellesley scoring quickly to...
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Fletcher, Wellesley football ready for battle

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 5-2 regular season earned Wellesley High football the No. 4 seed in Division II South last fall. After a tough 35-0 loss to Braintree in the quarterfinals, followed by a Thanksgiving defeat to arch rival Needham, it’s safe to say the Raiders are ready to get...
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Top-ranked Harbormen fight off Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two Division I powers met for a little early-season non-conference showdown on Thursday afternoon as the top-ranked Hingham Harbormen hosted the Wellesley Raiders in the semifinals of the 2019 Coaches Challenge Cup. Despite a pair of goals from standout junior attack-man Carl Callahan, a 7-0 run by the Harbormen...
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Callahans, Komjathy, Raider lax ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse season is upon us, and after a deep run into last season’s Division I South Sectionals, the Wellesley Raiders enter the 2019 season poised to be a dominant force in the Bay State Conference. Despite losing one of their top scorers in Michael Bomes, who netted...
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Komjathy excelling as hybrid athlete

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The town of Wellesley has seen some incredible athletic success over the past year. The varsity girls lacrosse and ice hockey teams from Wellesley High School both took home state championships in 2018, while the baseball team finished as runner-ups in Division I South and the boys lacrosse...
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Darcey, Bomes power Raiders past CC

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After dropping back-to-back games to rivals Walpole (8-7 in overtime) and Needham (14-8) in early-May, the Wellesley High School boys lacrosse has made the proper adjustments and gotten hot at the perfect time. On Sunday, the Raiders (12-4, 7-3) fought their way to a big 9-7 road victory...
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Child, Rockets outlast Bomes, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Very few lacrosse rivalries in the state of Massachusetts share the same type of mutual animus that Needham and Wellesley have for one another On Thursday, the Rockets (8-4, 7-0) hosted the Raiders (7-3, 4-2) for a pivotal mid-season showdown. Behind a six-goal performance by junior attack-man and BU...
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Child, Rockets outlast Bomes, Raiders

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Very few lacrosse rivalries in the state of Massachusetts share the same type of mutual animus that Needham and Wellesley have for one another On Thursday, the Rockets (8-4, 7-0) hosted the Raiders (7-3, 4-2) for a pivotal mid-season showdown. Behind a six-goal performance by junior attack-man and BU commit Jason...
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