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Wellesley baseball responding to the call

By Mike Flanagan,
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor -

Wellesley High School varsity baseball has been the cream of the crop in the Bay State Conference for the better part of the last decade. Reigning champions of the Carey Division, the Raiders were set to have another strong season this...

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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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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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Driver, Raider baseball gear up for postseason

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Few baseball programs in the state of Massachusetts have been able to put together the type of consistency that Wellesley has in the last decade-plus, qualifying for the state tournament for 13 consecutive years. In 2019, the Raiders played an absolutely loaded schedule that featured wins over Xaverian,...
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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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Zajec, Raiders earn statement win

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams fighting for spots in the Super Eight met on Wednesday afternoon in Westwood as the Catholic Conference champion Xaverian Hawks welcomed the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders. With the tournament just about a week away, a win for either the Raiders (15-5) or Hawks (12-8)...
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Raiders outlast Cassidy, Hawks

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams fighting for spots in the Super Eight met on Wednesday afternoon in Westwood as the Catholic Conference champion Xaverian Hawks welcomed the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders. With the tournament just about a week away, a win for either the Raiders (15-5) or Hawks (12-8)...
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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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Fletcher’s walk-off bomb lifts Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a rainout on Thursday, the defending Division I South and Eastern Mass champion Wellesley High School baseball team hosted Barnstable at Sprague Field on Friday afternoon for a pivotal early-season showdown. And with it came some history. With the game remaining tied after seven full, sophomore catcher...
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