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Connaughton, Antonucci, Deehan take lax awards

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017 season was an extremely successful one for the Westwood High School boys and girls varsity lacrosse teams. On June 30, several stars on both teams took home prestigious end-of-the-year awards. [caption id="attachment_19601" align="alignright" width="400"]Pictured during Westwood’s South Sectional semifinal match with NDA (Hingham),... 			
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Westwood blossoming lax stars at wild rate

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All over the country, lacrosse is taking off like wildfire. The sport has grown from one that kids who got cut from the baseball team played in order to stay active during the spring, to one that is knocking on the door of being more popular than its...
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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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Lady-Wolverines ready to defend title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The varsity girls lacrosse program at Westwood High School has become a defining icon of the school’s athletic success over the years, with numerous state championships and players that have gone on to succeed at the collegiate level. In 2017, the expectations have never been higher after the...
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Volleyball downs Westwood in state tournament

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It's playoff season, and on Thursday night, the Medfield and Westwood High volleyball teams clashed in the first round of the MIAA D2 Central State Tournament. This marked the third meeting of 2016 between the 12-seeded Wolverines (11-9) and 5-seeded Warriors (16-5), with Medfield sweeping the season series 2-0. A...
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Westwood Volleyball falls in state tournament

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Its playoff season, and on Thursday night, the Medfield and Westwood High volleyball teams clashed in the first round of the MIAA D2 Central State Tournament. This marked the third meeting of 2016 between the 12-seeded Wolverines (11-9) and 5-seeded Warriors (16-5), with Medfield sweeping the season series...
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Volleyball nabs comeback victory over Ursuline

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High varsity girls volleyball team earned an amazing 3-2 come-from-behind victory at home against Ursuline Academy on Tuesday evening. Despite hard fought efforts in the first two sets, the Wolverines (6-3, 5-3) fell behind 2-0 after Ursuline was able to pull out the victory in the first...
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Girls volleyball drops heartbreaker to Medfield

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Westwood High girls volleyball teams met on Friday night in their annual Tri-Valley League match with the Warriors taking the first of two meetings between these two this season, 3-0. Led by Jessica Sturchio (nine kills, eight digs) and Julia McDevitt (one kill, six digs,...
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Farrell leads Westwood volleyball past Bellingham

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood girls volleyball team hosted Bellingham on Friday night in their season and conference opener. The Wolverines (1-0) grabbed the first two sets (25-14, 25-18) before dropping the third (25-22). Westwood rebounded and won the third set, 25-12, to take home the victory and start the season on...
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Westwood Volleyball to take next step

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With numerous state tournament appearances in the past decade, the girls volleyball program at Westwood High has come a long way since Jennifer Murphy began coaching as an assistant in 2007. In 2016, Murphy, a graduate of Westwood in 2003, will take over the head coaching duties for...
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