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Andre lifts Rockets to wet win

6327 – 6321 – By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Friday night’s Bay State Conference contest between the Needham Rockets (1-1) and Walpole Rebels (0-2) was truly a battle of wills. With both sides entering at 0-1 on the young season, the Rebels and Rockets were eying their first win of the year, but also a key win...
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Hurley and Rebels end unbeaten streak at seven

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The class of Bay State Conference boys lacrosse met on a rain-soaked Turco Field on Tuesday night as the Walpole Rebels (7-1) faced off against the Needham Rockets (6-2) in a battle of two heavyweight programs. Behind an incredible effort in net from Austin Shaver (14 saves), a...
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McEvoy, Shaver lead Rocket lax over Rebels

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The class of Bay State Conference boys lacrosse met on a rain-soaked Turco Field on Tuesday night as the Walpole Rebels (7-1) faced off against the Needham Rockets (6-2) in a battle of two heavyweight programs. Behind an incredible effort in net from Austin Shaver (14 saves), a four-goal performance...
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Wolverine girls open lax season at 1-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The pride of both the Bay State Conference and Tri-Valley League, as far as high school girls lacrosse is concerned, met in an early-season non-conference heavyweight bout Wednesday evening, as the Needham Rockets traveled to Flahive Field to take on the two-time defending Division II state champion Westwood...
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Shaughnessy lifts Rockets to South Sectional title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s been an incredible year for the Needham High School boys varsity basketball team in 2016-2017, finishing the regular season at 16-4 and earning the No. 3 seed in the MIAA South Sectional playoffs. Following victories over Barnstable (68-58), Newton South (68-49), and an upset win at No....
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Hometown Hockey Preview: Needham

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Rockets ready to take flight Like most years, the Needham High boys varsity hockey team enters the 2016-2017 season with some high expectations and goals to meet in the Bay State Conference. Leading the Rockets this season will be a tandem of senior captains in forward Seth Jacobs, forward Joey Bruno,...
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Rockets fight Porkers to 1-1 tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole Porkers (4-0-1) and Needham Rockets (3-1-1) faced off for the first of two meetings in 2016 on Tuesday night under the lights at Turco Field in their Bay State Conference match. Despite the Porkers jumping out to an early lead, the Rockets were able to fight...
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Walpole Porkers fight to 1-1 tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole Porkers (4-0-1) and Needham Rockets (3-1-1) faced off for the first of two meetings in 2016 on Tuesday night under the lights at Turco Field in their Bay State Conference match. Despite the Porkers jumping out to an early lead, the Rockets were able to fight...
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Auditore Leads Walpole Rebels Past Needham Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole Rebels (1-1) and Needham Rockets (0-2) met under lights on Friday night at Turco Field in their annual Bay State Conference matchup. Led by stout defensive play and the lethal rushing attack of senior running back Ferry Armand, the Rebels prevailed 21-7 despite a late offensive...
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Wellesley can’t hold off Rockets in Season opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Whether it is on the gridiron, the ice, or the pitch, any time the Needham Rockets and Wellesley Raiders get together, you know that it is going to be an intense match. Last Wednesday, Needham and Wellesley kicked off the 2016 boys soccer season in at Sprague Field...
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