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Rocket volleyball takes state title

Thanks to the petitioning and stellar play of Owen Fanning, Needham volleyball is in store for a new, upgraded shipment of state champion shirts.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With temperatures hitting one hundred degrees in Boston on Wednesday afternoon, you might expect Needham...

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Needham volleyball downs young Wellesley team

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter At The end of Needham volleyball’s 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-19) win over Wellesley, both teams were looking to the future. For Needham, that meant another trip to the postseason, and hopefully another chance at the state title. For Wellesley, it meant giving the young kids more playing time,...
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Needham girls volleyball outlasts Walpole

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter The Needham girls volleyball team defeated Walpole in five sets at Needham High School on Thursday, Oct. 4. to improve to 8-1 on the season. This was the second time this season that Walpole lost to Needham in five sets. Needham began the game with the momentum, winning the first...
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Needham volleyball opens season 6-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham and Wellesley High School varsity boys volleyball teams renewed their rivalry last Monday night, as the Rockets (6-0) outlasted the Raiders (2-2) by a final of 3-0, thanks to some dominant performances at the net by senior captain Brady Orozco-Herman and Eli Wallace. Before their date...
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Medvol ready for battle in 2016

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The mission is clear for the Medfield girls volleyball team as they enter the 2016 season, and that is to beat Hopkinton and make a run in the state tournament. Not only did the Warriors have their season come to an end at the hands of the Hillers...
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Rockets attempt at repeat falls just short

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Correspondent Last spring, the Needham High boys’ volleyball team confirmed its place among the top programs in the state by winning its first ever state title. Coming into this season, there was plenty of talk about the Rockets repeating, despite losing several key pieces from last year’s roster. The season...
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Needham resident receives NCAA Silver Anniversary award

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Needham resident Abby Cheng was honored at the 2016 NCAA Convention held in San Antonio in January. Cheng, a former standout volleyball player at Arkansas State University, was one of six recipients of the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award. The honor is given annually to “distinguished individuals”  on the 25th...
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