Category Archives: News

wicked_walpole_logo

A bump in playoff path

After handling Dedham easily the first time around, it looked like the Walpole High softball team had a good opportunity to take a big step toward qualifying for the postseason on Monday afternoon.The Rebels had been playing well, going 6-1 in their last seven with the only blemish coming against Bridgewater-Raynham.The Marauders dug right in, however, and made an early statement with a four-spot in the first inning and never looked back in a 9-3 victory.“Our […]

Continue reading »
wicked_walpole_logo

Gallivan let go as coach

The Walpole High girls basketball team won the Herget Division for the second time in three years. Each of those occasions has resulted in a coaching search weeks later.On May 11, Jim Gallivan was informed he would not be offered a spot for the 2015-16 season. He had a 28-16 career record – 23-9 in Bay State Conference play – over two seasons, losing to Duxbury in the Division 2 South quarterfinals in each season.“They called me in during April vacation […]

Continue reading »
wicked_walpole_logo

Finding their running stride

After clocking a time of 11:07 at the indoor divisional meet in the winter season, Walpole senior Allie Morris made the 2-mile race the event she was going to chase outdoors as well. Morris began ramping up her work for the big spring meets by placing second at the Coaches Invitational meet on Saturday at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville.Morris paced off North Quincy’s Emily Bryson, and it ended up being a two-girl race until Bryson pulled away in the last lap to win the race in […]

Continue reading »
wicked_walpole_logo

Battling through adversity

No one is going to confuse the Walpole High boys tennis team with the those in the upper echelon of the Bay State Conference like Brookline, Wellesley and Newton North. While personal coaches are the norm at those schools, Rebels coach Shawn Gough looks at the three guys he expected to have in the three singles spots throughout the year – seniors Mike Bloom, Dan Frankel and Joe Delaney – and sees former baseball players.While lacking the tennis pedigree of the […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 4 5 803