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Black’s walk-off gives Rockets first win

Ben Black ends up disheveled on the ground after the team mobs him following his walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Entering the top of the seventh inning with a two-run, 11-9 lead, Rocket closer Ben Black...

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Donovan’s pitching dooms Needham against Walpole

Sam Donovan’s pitching dominated the game, to the tune of a two-hit complete game shutout.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

A complete game two-hitter from left-hander Sam Donovan gave the newly-named Timberwolves a 3-0 win on Friday night, which moved Walpole to 2-0 on the...

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Needham’s MIBL team falls to 0-3

Good effort to run out this ground ball from Hunter Anderson, even in a game that wasn’t going Needham’s way.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With no American Legion baseball being played this year, the Massachusetts Independent Baseball League has stepped in to take...

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Roberts tosses gem as Rockets cruise

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It truly was a battle of aces on Monday afternoon at Eldracher Field in Walpole, as Needham’s Charlie Roberts (six and a third innings, three hits, no runs) and Walpole’s Brian Gaughan (four innings, four earned runs, seven strikeouts) put on a clinic on the mound. Despite the...
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Rebels and Rockets battle on baseball diamond

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It truly was a battle of aces on Monday afternoon at Eldracher Field in Walpole, as Needham’s Charlie Roberts (six and a third innings, three hits, no runs) and Walpole’s Brian Gaughan (four innings, four earned runs, seven strikeouts) put on a clinic on the mound. Despite the...
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Needham Little League celebrates opening day

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Play ball! The rain held off long enough for Needham Little League’s annual Opening Day on Sunday, May 1. The event was attended by hundreds of people, including the stars of the show: Needham’s Little League baseball and softball players. After the traditional parade from Green’s Field to DeFazio Park, Jim Rice and Wally the...
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Needham Baseball runs over Boston English

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The Boston Marathon wasn’t the only place to see runners this Monday as the Needham Rockets baseball team put on a marathon of their own with an 11-0 home win over Boston English. With this game in the books, the Rockets extend their early undefeated streak to 4-0. This record however,...
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