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Injury-ravaged wrestling drops first match

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With huge swaths of their starters out due to injury and illness, the Needham Rockets wrestling squad dropped its first match of the season, 42-39. The team started strongly early, tallying several pins in the lightest weight classes. However, as the weights became higher and higher, the Rockets could...
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Liss crowned 2017 D1 Central Sectional champ

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Needham High School wrestling teams met in their annual grudge match last Wednesday night, with the Raiders prevailing 39-36 for their first victory of the 2016-2017 season in a tightly contested bout. The Rockets jumped out to a 36-21 lead over the Raiders thanks to...
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Needham wrestling sending five to states

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff It was a successful weekend for the Needham High wrestling team, which competed in the Div. 1 Central tournament at Newton South on Saturday. Five wrestlers advanced to this weekend’s Div. 1 state tournament at Brockton High, including senior captain Lucas Goldman, who won the title at 160 pounds,...
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