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Medfield’s Murphy makes Team USA lacrosse

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Representing your country in an event is a dream most Americans never get the opportunity to fulfill. For Medfield’s Owen Murphy, though, that dream became a reality this past week. The 18-year-old Johns Hopkins-bound lacrosse star was selected to the 2020 United States training team, set to play in the...
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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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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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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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Hurley, Murphy’s add new definition to lax offseason

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Whether it is at the youth, high school, or collegiate levels, lacrosse in the towns of Medfield, Westwood, and Walpole has become a year-round commitment. Success on the field begins with conditioning, eating right, studying film, training, and yes, also keeping the skills sharp. Throughout a significant portion...
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Local lax stars dominate All-Scholastics

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Week after week, the boys and girls lacrosse teams for all six towns within Hometown Weekly’s range of coverage in 2017 supplied seemingly endless headlines and excitement. All the hard work these boys and girls put in translated into all 12 boys and girls lacrosse squads from Dover-Sherborn,...
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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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Rebels and Warriors play thriller in South Finals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Trailing by two goals with 13 seconds to play seems like an almost impossible hole to climb out of, never mind the pressure of the situation that just so happened to be the Division II Central/East Sectional title game. But don’t tell that to Jack Cahill, Mike Hauptman,...
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Cahill, Warriors defy logic, win South

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Trailing by two goals with 13 seconds to play seems like an almost impossible hole to climb out of, never mind the pressure of the situation that just so happened to be the Division II Central/East Sectional title game. But don’t tell that to Jack Cahill, Mike Hauptman,...
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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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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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Boys hockey prevails in grudge match

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn High School boys varsity hockey teams met for the first time this season on Saturday night in Franklin, with the Warriors prevailing 3-1 in a tightly contested match. Junior forward Tommy Schofield, who currently leads the team in points (five), got the Warriors...
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TVL All-Star list filled with Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a successful fall athletic season for Medfield High School, the 2016 TVL All-Star team was announced earlier this week, with an incredible number of Warriors getting their names etched on the prestigious list. Football After an 8-3 season that culminated with a 28-19 victory over Dover-Sherborn on Thanksgiving,...
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