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Porkers cruise by Wamps, remain unbeaten

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School varsity field hockey team took to Turco Field last Thursday looking to continue their unbeaten season against rival Braintree. Behind a four-point performance (three goals, one assist) by sophomore Jessica Tosone, the Porkers (13-0-1, 9-0-1) rolled to a 5-2 victory to remain unbeaten with...
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Brinkhaus, Rockets outlast Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two Bay State Conference powers met on the lacrosse field on Thursday afternoon as the Walpole Rebels hosted the Needham Rockets at Turco Field. Walpole entered looking to rebound after a 14-6 defeat to Newton North, while Needham looked to make it two wins in a row to start...
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White, Rebels outduel Reid, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Friday night at Turco Field saw a constant display of offensive fireworks as the Walpole Rebels (5-2) took on the rival Needham Rockets (5-2) in each team’s regular season finale. Behind huge performances from senior receiver Andrew White (nine catches, 155 yards, two touchdowns), senior safety Ethan Kelley (two...
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White, Rebels outduel Reid, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Friday night at Turco Field saw a constant display of offensive fireworks as the Walpole Rebels (5-2) took on the rival Needham Rockets (5-2) in each team’s regular season finale. Behind huge performances from senior receiver Andrew White (nine catches, 155 yards, two touchdowns), senior safety Ethan Kelley...
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‘Cardiac Conor,’ Rebels thrill in OT

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Outside of the annual Needham/Wellesley tilt, few Bay State Conference lacrosse games have as much riding on them as the Walpole/Wellesley game. On Tuesday, the Raiders and Rebels took to Turco Field for their annual meeting with both teams trying to earn a statement victory to help improve...
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Donato’s walk-off powers Rebels past Hawks

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wet conditions at Turco Field forced the Walpole High baseball team to take a short trip down the road to the all-turf complex at Xaverian on Tuesday morning, still serving as the de facto home team in a key non-league matchup against the Hawks. Despite a seven-inning...
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Lavanchy, Rebels send Greener out victorious

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Barry Greener has seen it all in his days as a high school football coach in Dover-Sherborn and Walpole. On Thursday, the Rebels (4-7) took to Turco Field under Greener, who will retire following the 2017-2018 academic year, for the final time, as the man who began as...
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Raiders and Porkers fight to draw

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The defending Division I state champion Walpole Porkers (7-0-2) traveled to rival Wellesley (8-0-2) on Tuesday afternoon for a battle between not only two of the top teams in the Bay State Conference, but all of Massachusetts, as both entered the game ranked in the top-five of the...
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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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Raider lax opens conference play

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity boys lacrosse teams kicked off conference action on Friday evening with a thrilling back-and-forth bout, as both squads displayed why they are going to be making a lot of noise in the Bay State Conference in 2017. Both teams entered Friday’s...
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Rebel lax improves to 2-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity boys lacrosse teams kicked off conference action on Friday evening with a thrilling back-and-forth bout, as both squads displayed why they are going to be making a lot of noise in the Bay State Conference in 2017. Both teams entered Friday’s...
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Walpole Porkers crowned D1 South champs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole Porkers (19-0-2) are 2016 D1 South Sectional champions after Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Sandwich in the MIAA South Sectional finals at Taunton High School. The title comes four days after the Porkers took down King Phillip Regional 2-0 on Wednesday evening at Turco Field to advance to...
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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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