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Schofield, Warrior lax gear up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off of yet another Division II Central/East title a season ago with a dramatic 13-12 overtime victory over top-seeded Walpole, the Medfield High School boys varsity lacrosse team will look to make it a ridiculous five straight sectional championships in 2018, and hopefully, make a run to...
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Foley, Warrior hockey roll in round-one

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor An 11-5-3 regular season was enough to earn the Medfield High School varsity hockey team the No. 8 seed in the 2017-2018 Division II South Sectionals. Last Wednesday night, the Warriors took to the ice at Pirelli Veterans Arena in Franklin against No. 9 North Attleboro for their...
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Hometown communities a lacrosse gold mine

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, and the seven towns that Hometown Weekly covers (Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, Westwood) have all become certifiable hotbeds for the sport. But how hot, exactly? Currently, 37 NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse players reside in, or are natives to,...
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MacTavish, Warriors upend rival Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 2-2 tie back on December 29, the Medfield High and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys varsity hockey teams met for the second and final time in 2017-2018 on Wednesday night at Pirelli Veterans Arena in Franklin. The Warriors (10-2-2, 9-2-2) entered Wednesday’s rubber match with the...
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MacTavish, Warriors upend rival Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 2-2 tie back on December 29, the Medfield High and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys varsity hockey teams met for the second and final time in 2017-2018 on Wednesday night at Pirelli Veterans Arena in Franklin. The Warriors (10-2-2, 9-2-2) entered Wednesday’s rubber match with the...
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Medfield’s McNally commits to Canisius

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two weeks ago, nine Medfield High athletes, including Liam Gately (UMass-Lowell) and Thomas Schofield (Bryant), committed to play a sport in college by signing their national letters of intent. This past week, another Medfield High lacrosse player made his college decision as senior midfielder and faceoff specialist Dylan...
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Nine Medfield Warriors sign collegiate NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Medfield is a town often known for its immense athletic success. However, on Wednesday, Medfield High School flexed its muscle even further as an athletic powerhouse with nine of its students signing their national letters of intent to play a Division I or II sport in college. The crown...
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Nevins, Warriors finish successful season

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School boys varsity lacrosse team completed a successful season on Tuesday afternoon at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School in the MIAA Division II state semifinals. After winning the South Sectional in dramatic comeback fashion against Walpole last Saturday night in Ashland, the Warriors (12-6) fell to...
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Lacrosse battles Medfield in state tournament

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Growing up separated by just a popular ice cream place and a hairline of Dover, the players of the Westwood and Medfield High school varsity boys lacrosse teams have come to know each other extremely well, especially after their years upon years of playing against one another in...
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Medfield boys and girls lax gear up for tournament

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a successful regular season that saw a 2-0 sweep of arch-rival Dover-Sherborn and a share of the TVL title, the Medfield High School varsity boys lacrosse team earned the No. 2 overall seed in the MIAA Division II Central/East Sectionals on Friday. The Warriors (12-6) will face...
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Laidman, Cahill excite in 10-9 thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the state’s top boys lacrosse programs took to the field for the second and final time in 2017 on Wednesday evening, as the No. 10 Medfield Warriors (10-5) traveled down the road to face off against their arch-rival, the No. 11 Dover-Sherborn Raiders (12-4). DS entered...
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Cahill, Laidman excite in 10-9 thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the state’s top boys lacrosse programs took to the field for the second and final time in 2017 on Wednesday evening, as the No. 10 Medfield Warriors (10-5) traveled down the road to face off against their arch-rival, the No. 11 Dover-Sherborn Raiders (12-4). DS entered...
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Mastrobuono, Raider lax battle Medfield in rain

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite a malfunctioning scoreboard, the stadium lights flickering on and off throughout the game, and some harsh rain, the Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity lacrosse teams renewed their intense rivalry and delivered an action-packed grudge match on Tuesday night at MHS. The Warriors (5-2, 4-0) were...
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Cahill, Nevins propel Warriors past Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite a malfunctioning scoreboard, the stadium lights flickering on and off throughout the game, and some harsh rain, the Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity lacrosse teams renewed their intense rivalry and delivered an action-packed grudge match on Tuesday night at MHS. The Warriors (5-2, 4-0) were...
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Grier, Hawks fall in overtime thriller

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Arguably two of the most dominant high school lacrosse programs in the state of Massachusetts over the last two decades have been Medfield and Xaverian, with each of the last four state titles residing at either 88 South Street in Medfield (’14, ’15, ’16) or 800 Clapboardtree...
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Hauptman leads Warriors to thrilling comeback win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Arguably two of the most dominant high school lacrosse programs in the state of Massachusetts over the last two decades have been Medfield and Xaverian, with each of the last four state titles residing at either 88 South Street in Medfield (’14, ’15, ’16) or 800 Clapboardtree...
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Warrior lax off to strong start

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It didn’t take long for the Medfield High School boys varsity lacrosse team to showcase their dominance in their season and conference-opening contest against Holliston last Tuesday night, as the Warriors jumped out to a commanding 8-0 lead at the half and went on to win by a final count...
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