There were plenty of season-best times and distances and even some school records that fell last Wednesday for the Walpole High track teams at Braintree High, but there was only one Bay State Conference champion.Olivia O'Hara won the triple jump with a leap of 34 feet, 5 inches, two inches farther than Wellesley's Johanna Breeden-Stevens. The senior was the only one to take home a BSC title as the girls finished fourth among the 12 teams with 67.5 points while the boys were [...]
Needing a win in one of its final two matches to qualify for the postseason, the Rebel boys punched their 11th consecutive tournament ticket with authority, sweeping Braintree and Norwood 5-0 without dropping a set to improve to 11-8.The singles lineup of No. 1 Mike Bloom, No. 2 Dan Frankel and No. 3 Joe Delaney had wins in both matches, as did the double pairings of Jack Young and Scott McLean at first and Dimos Katsaros and Andrew Drogan at [...]
Needham High athletic director Micah Hauben shipped us an email naming Jamie O'Leary as the new boys head hockey coach.
Of all the sports teams in Walpole High School, Girls Lacrosse may be having the most atypical year: when most teams are struggling in regular season play (no boys team has won the Herget this year), Girls Lacrosse is a remarkable 15-3. In the season after losing graduated seniors […]
Jimmy Smith blanks Norwood for the second time this season and had a bases-clearing triple as Walpole took a 5-0 victory Wednesday night at Peter Wall Field.
A select group of seniors get the chance to be on the varsity baseball team. Even a smaller group get to actually play. But as the season winds down, there are a group of individuals who do play and try to do what many Rebel teams could not – win […]
Norwood claims a share of the Herget Division title with a 6-2 win over Walpole on Wednesday.
The Walpole High girls lacrosse team closes out the regular season winning six of seven, including 14-12 to Natick on Monday.
Natick stops the Walpole boys track team's streak of Herget Division titles at six with a 70-66 win last Wednesday.
After falling out of the Bay State Conference Herget Division hunt, the Walpole High baseball team bounced back with wins over Milton and Dedham to improve to 12-6 overall and 9-6 in the Bay State Conference.In a 6-4 win over Dedham on Monday, each team had a defensive inning it would like to forget cancelled each other out as Walpole grabbed four in the bottom of the fourth with three hits and four walks while the Marauders took advantage of [...]
The boys tennis team is positioned well for an 11th consecutive tournament berth after 4-1 wins over Braintree and Norwood moved the Rebels to 9-8 on the season. Walpole was scheduled to for rematches against both clubs today and tomorrow, needing just one win to qualify for the postseason.Walpole took the second and third singles matches and both of the doubles in the win over the Mustangs, all in straight sets. Dan Frankel and Mike Griffin [...]
The tournament hopes for the girls tennis team are on the brink after a 4-1 loss to Needham on Tuesday sent them to 7-10 on the season. Walpole needed wins in their last three matches to qualify for the postseason, including victories over Braintree and Ursuline squads that defeated the Rebels last week.Alyssa Rosen grabbed Walpole’s lone point against the Rockets, rallying at first singles for a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory. Rosen was also a [...]
The Rebels finished off the regular season last Thursday with a 10-3 win over Norwood to ensure sole possession of second place in the Herget Division.Walpole outscored the rival Mustangs 6-1 in the fourth quarter to pull away, denying Norwood a piece of second place in the division and ensuring a spot in the postseason. Walpole was 7-4 in Bay State Conference games, going 4-1 against the Herget Division and 3-3 against the Carey Division. [...]
The softball team has struggled since clinching their tournament berth as a 7-2 defeat to Dedham on Monday made it five straight losses. Walpole heads into today’s regular season finale with Norwood at 10-9 and with a chance to deny their rivals a share of the Bay State Conference Herget Division title.The Rebels fell into a early hole in the loss to Marauders, surrendering six runs in the first inning. Walpole committed a pair of [...]
A basketball trip to the Netherlands was more than just a chance to shoot hoops abroad for one Walpole High School senior, who said he turned a sports outing to an independence finding mission this spring.Scott Arsenault, 18, played with the New England Colonials International Basketball Club this April, taking a 10-day tour of the Netherlands during which he said he learned a lot more than sports skills. Preparing to head off to college this coming fall, Arsenault said he found his [...]
Because of a postponement the previous week, Walpole Track was busy with two away meets against Milton on Monday, May 5 and Norwood on May 7. For Walpole Girls Track, they defeated both Milton by a score of 81-55 and Norwood by a score of 118-18 to improve their record to […]
After an 0-2 start, Walpole bounced back with victories against Dedham and Framingham. With a 2-2 record, Walpole Boys Track then defeated Milton 76-60 on Monday, May 5 and Norwood 91-45 on Wednesday, May 7 to bring their record to 4-2. Although these victories gave them an opportunity to win the […]
A team with a good record begins with great leadership. As the Walpole Softball proceeds into the postseason, senior Captains Steph Sem, Casey Songin, Mehron Hoag, and Lauren Regan have already led the 10-8 Rebels to a postseason berth. However, leadership does not always come from the senior Captains, as Junior […]