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Hughes, Raiders sweep Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s almost impossible for any high school hockey rivalry to match the intensity and animus shared between Needham and Wellesley. On Wednesday, the two arch-enemies faced off for the second and final time this regular season at Babson, as Needham sought to avenge a heartbreaking 4-3 defeat to...
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Jones, Rockets drop nail biter to Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s almost impossible for any high school hockey rivalry to match the intensity and animus shared between Needham and Wellesley. On Wednesday, the two arch-enemies faced off for the second and final time this regular season at Babson, as Needham sought to avenge a heartbreaking 4-3 defeat to...
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Barletta’s late tally keeps No. 5 Hawks unbeaten

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Hot on the heels of a convincing 4-0 win at Duxbury on Saturday, the Xaverian Brothers High School varsity hockey team got a bit of a scare on their home ice against Needham last Wednesday night. The Rockets (3-3-3), who recently fallen narrowly to CM by a...
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Morgan, Raiders come back to stun Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor What a hockey game it was on Friday night between bitter rivals Needham and Wellesley, as the Raiders (3-0-2) overcame a 3-1 deficit to upend the previously unbeaten Rockets (3-1-1) in dramatic fashion. Riding the momentum of a 4-2 win at Weymouth on Wednesday, it took just 2:22 into...
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Morgan, Raiders come back to stun Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor What a hockey game it was on Friday night between bitter rivals Needham and Wellesley, as the Raiders (3-0-2) overcame a 3-1 deficit to upend the previously unbeaten Rockets (3-1-1) in dramatic fashion. Riding the momentum of a 4-2 win at Weymouth on Wednesday, it took just 2:22 into...
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Rockets skate to 2-2 tie with Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last year’s magical Super Eight run by the Walpole High varsity boys hockey team is one that will forever be remembered in this area. However, now three games into the 2017-2018 season, it’s all about the present for head coach Ron Dowd and his group. On Saturday night...
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Raider and Rocket hockey excite on senior night

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor One of the more historical high school hockey rivalries in the state of Massachusetts had its latest chapter written on Wednesday night, as the Wellesley Raiders netted three late goals to stun Needham and secure the 2-0 season sweep over their arch rivals to the East in dramatic fashion Despite...
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Raider and Rocket hockey excite on senior night

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor One of the more historical high school hockey rivalries in the state of Massachusetts had its latest chapter written on Wednesday night, as the Wellesley Raiders netted three late goals to stun Needham and secure the 2-0 season sweep over their arch rivals to the East in dramatic fashion...
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Raiders and Rockets renew storied hockey rivalry

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Wellesley High School boys varsity ice hockey teams each exit the holiday break with the goal of competing for a Bay State Conference championship. Both teams know that in order to complete that goal, they must go through each other. Last Wednesday, the Raiders (3-1-0,...
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Raiders and Rockets renew storied hockey rivalry

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Wellesley High School boys varsity ice hockey teams each exit the holiday break with the goal of competing for a Bay State Conference championship. Both teams know that in order to complete that goal, they must go through each other. Last Wednesday, the Raiders (3-1-0,...
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Boys hockey enters holiday break 2-1-1

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a pair of wins to start the season at Acton-Boxboro (8-3) and at Medford (4-2), the Needham High School boys varsity hockey team enters the holiday break with a 2-1-1 record after a 2-2 tie with Natick on December 17 and a 5-2 defeat at the hands of Framingham...
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Hockey victorious in season-opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School boys varsity ice hockey team opened up their 2016-2017 season on the road against Acton-Boxborough, and the Rockets returned to Needham victoriously after putting on an offensive showcase throughout the final two periods, netting seven unanswered goals in an 8-3 comeback victory. “It feels good...
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Hometown Hockey Preview: Needham

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Rockets ready to take flight Like most years, the Needham High boys varsity hockey team enters the 2016-2017 season with some high expectations and goals to meet in the Bay State Conference. Leading the Rockets this season will be a tandem of senior captains in forward Seth Jacobs, forward Joey Bruno,...
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