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Girls volleyball looks to defend title

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Needham Rockets girls volleyball team is heading into the season riding a thirty-three game win streak, and with COVID cancelling the playoffs for those sports moved to the “Fall II” season last year, the 2019 title-holders are technically the defending state champions, as well....

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Girls volleyball takes first-ever state title

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern On their road to the state championship this season, the Needham girls volleyball team has amassed quite a following. Throngs of those followers packed into the busy Worcester State University gymnasium last Saturday night expecting a great game. They were not disappointed, as the girls clinched their...
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Rocket volleyball blasts off in Natick

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern The Needham girls varsity volleyball team continues to assert its dominance over the Herget Division, adding another win against Natick to its already impressive undefeated record of 8-0 and officially securing a spot in the post-season. Although the Rockets had already played the Redhawks in their...
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Wolverines please packed bleachers of fans

***IMG_ 4687 - Nicole Laughter and Kate Anderson meet at the net in front of a packed house at WHS. Photos by James Kinneen IMG_ 4679 - Bella Hamdan sends the ball straight back to the Medfield side. Photos by James Kinneen IMG_ 4741 - Amanda McKim tries to time her block. Photos by James Kinneen By James...
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Needham handles young Walpole team

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter At the end of the day, the Needham girls’ volleyball team was simply too good for a young Walpole squad that’s still learning and experimenting. While Walpole put up a good fight, the Rebels would ultimately lose, three sets to none, against the rockets. In the first set,...
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Sturchio, Medvol cruise to semifinals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 15-5 regular season, the Medfield High School varsity girls volleyball team received the No. 4 seed in the Division II Central Sectionals, also earning themselves a first-round bye. On Monday, Medvol hosted No. 5 seed Nashoba Regional for their quarterfinal round contest, and after finding themselves...
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Volleyball sweeps Bellingham on Senior Night

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last Monday, the Medfield High girls volleyball team took to their home floor for the final time in the 2016 regular season against TVL opponent Bellingham. As part of Senior Night, the Warriors (15-5, 14-1) honored their five members of the Medfield High class of 2017 before the...
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Girls volleyball downs Westwood, 3-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Westwood High girls volleyball teams met on Friday night in their annual Tri-Valley League match with the Warriors taking the first of two meetings between these two this season, 3-0. Led by Jessica Sturchio (nine kills, eight digs) and Julia McDevitt (one kill, six digs,...
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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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