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Wellesley girls soccer rolls in opener

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School girls varsity soccer team opened up its 2019 season last Thursday afternoon at home against Weymouth. The Raiders (2-0-0) began their season on the right note, thanks to first half goals by Rory Clare and Olivia Francis, followed by a shutdown defensive effort in...
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Wellesley girls soccer out to impress

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley High girls soccer enters the 2019 season coming off a year in which they were able to squeeze their way into the postseason with a 5-4-7 record. Leading Wellesley in 2019 will be four senior co-captains in defender Abby Comella, midfielder Olivia Francis, midfielder Bridget Noonan and forward...
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Day of barefoot soccer helps Africa

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On August 11, between Saturday and Sunday at noon on the Hunnewell Fields, Olivia Francis and Bridget Noonan played barefoot soccer for 24 straight hours as part of an annual Wellesley tradition. Joined by whoever else wanted to swing by, donate 25 dollars to a good cause, and...
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Ski team ready to hit slopes

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The Wellesley High School alpine ski team is poised to kick off its season this evening, and while most people think of ski racing as an individual competition, when it comes to high school alpine racing, it’s also a team sport with experience for the athletes that go far beyond the thrill...
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Wellesley and DS girls fight to draw

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School girls varsity soccer teams met on the rain-soaked grass of Farm Street Field on Monday afternoon for a pivotal midseason non-conference makeup game. [caption id="attachment_29103" align="alignleft" width="400"]Wellesley’s Rory Clare (2) and DS’s Jillian Davis (15) fight for possession of... 			
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Wellesley and DS girls fight to draw

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School girls varsity soccer teams met on the rain-soaked grass of Farm Street Field on Monday afternoon for a pivotal midseason non-conference makeup game. DS (3-2-2, 3-2-1) entered off the heels of a tough 3-1 defeat to TVL-leading Medway on Thursday looking...
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Baker, Raider girls soccer ready up

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley girls soccer took some steps forward last season, finishing the regular season 7-6-3 and earning a preliminary-round victory against Durfee (1-0) in the Division I South playoffs. This season, the Lady-Raiders will look to build off of their success in 2017, but they will have to do it under...
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Tobin, Bishop, Wellesley skiers conquering slopes

For the first time in many years, weather has not been a factor in the alpine skiing season. A cold December allowed significant training time and by the time the race season opened in January, both Blue Hills in Canton and Ski Ward in Shrewsbury had plenty of snow to host races. The Wellesley High...
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