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Lax in the family for Seibels, Darceys

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor These days, the communities of Medfield and Wellesley are breeding grounds for many big-name lacrosse players, with Maggie McCarthy, Jack Cahill, Michael Bomes, Grant Chryssicas, and John MacLean being some of the most recent and notable Warrior and Raider lax alumni. However, two more name that have already...
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Lax in the family for Seibels, Darceys

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor These days, the communities of Medfield and Wellesley are breeding grounds for many big-name lacrosse players, with Maggie McCarthy, Jack Cahill, Michael Bomes, Grant Chryssicas, and John MacLean being some of the most recent and notable Warrior and Raider lax alumni. However, two more name that have already...
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Darcey, Raider lax set to ball out

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 season will be the beginning of a new era for Wellesley High School boys lacrosse with new head coach Jim Connolly. A 13-5 regular season earned the Raiders the No. 6 seed in Division I South last spring. Wellesley took down No. 11 Mansfield, 10-9, in...
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Wellesley making large impact on college lax

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Thanks to the always-growing and popular youth program, many boys and girls grow up in Wellesley with lacrosse in their blood. In past years, the hard work and training that goes on for years in the youth program has translated into players such as Matt Dziama (Virginia) going...
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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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Conroy leads Raider lax to first-round win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After earning the No. 6 seed in Division I South, the Wellesley High School varsity lacrosse team took on No. 11 Mansfield (12-7) at Darcey Field on Saturday afternoon in the first-round of the MIAA State Tournament. Led by senior attack-man and Skidmore College commit Brennan Conroy, the...
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Chryssicas, Raider lax seeded sixth in South

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Playoff lacrosse season has finally come to Wellesley, and following a successful regular season in the Bay State Conference, your Raiders (13-5) have earned yet another a trip to the dance. After winning six of their final seven regular season games, including tilts against rivals Natick (15-12) on May 18,...
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Raiders and Rockets renew lacrosse rivalry

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s premiere lacrosse programs took to the field last Tuesday afternoon in some beautiful weather as the third-placed Wellesley Raiders (10-5) and conference-leading Needham Rockets (14-2, No. 6 in the state) wrote the next chapter in their storied and heated rivalry. Led by...
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Child, Trabucco lift Rocket lax past Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s premiere lacrosse programs took to the field last Tuesday afternoon in some beautiful weather as the third-placed Wellesley Raiders (10-5) and conference-leading Needham Rockets (14-2, No. 6 in the state) wrote the next chapter in their storied and heated rivalry. Led by...
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Raider lax headed to tournament

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School varsity lacrosse team has had an excellent last couple of weeks, improving to 10-4 on the season following a five-game win streak dating back to May 2. Since entering the month of May, the Raiders have outscored opponents 66-27, and following their 15-5 victory...
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Chryssicas leads Raider lax into battle

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A high bar has been raised by generations of great alumni at Wellesley High when it comes to the school’s varsity lacrosse team. In recent years, WHS has produced an abundance of NESCAC lacrosse talent such as Tim Rahill (2015, Skidmore), T.J. Noonan (2015, Connecticut College), as...
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Wellesley’s Chryssicas leads football to Thanksgiving victory

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Needham High football teams renewed their historical rivalry with one another on Thursday morning in their annual Thanksgiving grudge match at Memorial Field in Needham. Running back Grant Chryssicas led the way for Wellesley with four touchdowns, as the Raiders (11-1) pulled out the 34-14...
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Football falls in Turkey Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Needham High football teams renewed their historical rivalry with one another on Thursday morning in their annual Thanksgiving grudge match at Memorial Field in Needham. Running back Grant Chryssicas led the way for Wellesley with four touchdowns, as the Raiders (11-1) pulled out the 34-14...
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Wellesley Football downs Brockton, Needham up next

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a tough 9-0 loss to Bridgewater-Raynham in the MIAA D1A South Sectional semifinals, Wellesley High football coach Jesse Davis made it clear that his team was not done fighting in 2016 despite their Super Bowl hopes being dashed. “We’ve got to get back to work,” said Davis. “We...
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Wellesley Raiders go green

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy The Wellesley Raiders Football team had a hole in their regular schedule and a substitute team - New Mission High School (NMHS) in Mattapan - was added to the game lineup. The team had “a strong showing in their first game of the 2016 season” according to parent and attendee,...
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