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Dziama helping bring back UVA lacrosse

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The University of Virginia holds one of the most successful and storied Division I men’s lacrosse programs in the country with 38 NCAA Tournament appearances, 22 trips to the Final Four, six ACC titles and five national championships. UVA last won the national championship in 2011, but in...
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Batty back in town at Babson

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Former Wellesley High School head boys lacrosse coach Rocky Batty is back in town after a year away as an assistant at Boston University. Babson College announced on July 11 that Batty will take over as the school’s head men’s lacrosse coach, effective immediately. Batty – who has seen...
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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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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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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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