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Post 14 rallies past Westwood 320

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood Post 320, featuring players from Westwood and Xaverian, traveled to Needham Legion Post 14, featuring players from Needham, Wellesley, St. Sebastian’s and the US Performance Academy, on Sunday afternoon for a pivotal District Six West Division showdown with the postseason less than a week away. Trailing 6-3...
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Post 14 rallies past Westwood 320

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood Post 320, featuring players from Westwood and Xaverian, traveled to Needham Legion Post 14, featuring players from Needham, Wellesley, St. Sebastian’s and the US Performance Academy, on Sunday afternoon for a pivotal District Six West Division showdown with the postseason less than a week away. Trailing 6-3...
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Post 14 rallies past Westwood 320

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood Post 320, featuring players from Westwood and Xaverian, traveled to Needham Legion Post 14, featuring players from Needham, Wellesley, St. Sebastian’s and the US Performance Academy, on Sunday afternoon for a pivotal District Six West Division showdown with the postseason less than a week away. Trailing 6-3...
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Walpole and Needham Legion split

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Post 104 and Needham Post 14 Legion baseball split their two-game series this past weekend, with Needham taking Friday’s matchup, 6-4, while Walpole came away victorious on Sunday in Rocket-town by a final of 9-5. Many of Needham’s players, such as Steve Donovan and Charlie Sumner, are...
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Walpole and Needham Legion split

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole Post 104 and Needham Post 14 Legion baseball split their two-game series this past weekend, with Needham taking Friday’s matchup, 6-4, while Walpole came away victorious on Sunday in Rocket-town by a final of 9-5. Many of Needham’s players, such as Steve Donovan and Charlie Sumner, are...
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Rocket baseball wins first-ever state title

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was not looking good for the Needham on Saturday night in Worcester in the Division I state finals against St. Peter-Marian. The Rockets found themselves trailing, 5-1, in the top of the seventh. However, like they have done so many times this season (most recently against Braintree in the...
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Sharton, Rocket baseball take the South

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Looking at the Division I South bracket from afar, the favorites to come out on top before the sectional began earlier this June were No. 3 and defending Eastern Mass champs Wellesley, No. 2 Brockton, and No. 1 Plymouth North. After both Plymouth North and Brockton failed to...
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Weycker’s gem lifts Raiders past Chmielewski, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite baseball programs met last Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field as the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders traveled to face their arch-rivals, the Needham Rockets. Behind a complete game, seven-strikeout performance by left-handed ace Hank Weycker, the Raiders (10-4, 5-3)...
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Roberts tosses gem as Rockets cruise

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It truly was a battle of aces on Monday afternoon at Eldracher Field in Walpole, as Needham’s Charlie Roberts (six and a third innings, three hits, no runs) and Walpole’s Brian Gaughan (four innings, four earned runs, seven strikeouts) put on a clinic on the mound. Despite the...
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Rebels and Rockets battle on baseball diamond

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It truly was a battle of aces on Monday afternoon at Eldracher Field in Walpole, as Needham’s Charlie Roberts (six and a third innings, three hits, no runs) and Walpole’s Brian Gaughan (four innings, four earned runs, seven strikeouts) put on a clinic on the mound. Despite the...
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Rocket baseball ready for liftoff

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In 2017, the Needham High School varsity baseball team will look to duplicate the success they had a season ago when they achieved immensely within the Bay State Conference and earned themselves an appearance in the South Sectional Finals of the MIAA State Tournament. Captaining the Rockets this...
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