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Walpole 3, Natick 1: Boys hockey clinches first BSC Herget title in 20 years

With the program having gone two decades since its last Bay State Conference Herget Division title, Cam Martin and the Walpole High boys hockey team did not feel like waiting any longer.The senior struck for the game-winning goal with 2:32 to play and added an empty-netter in a 3-1 victory over Natick on Saturday night at Rodman Arena that clinched the Rebels’ first division crown since 1997“It feels […]

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Walpole resident wins curling gold metal

Jenna Burchesky, of Walpole, competed in the USA Junior National Curling Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, and she and her team won the gold medal. The team will head of off to the World Junior Curling Championships in South Korea as team USA.

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Walpole 3, Natick 1: Boys hockey clinches first BSC Herget title in 21 years

With the program having gone more than two decades since its last Bay State Conference Herget Division title, Cam Martin and the Walpole High boys hockey team did not feel like waiting any longer.The senior struck for the game-winning goal with 2:32 to play and added an empty-netter in a 3-1 victory over Natick on Saturday night at Rodman Arena that clinched the Rebels’ first division crown since 1996“It feels […]

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Walpole 1, Braintree 0: Big steps for boys hockey

As the Walpole High boys hockey team streamrolled through its schedule this winter, the prevailing sentiment has been the true litmus test would come against Braintree.Wednesday night, the moment the Rebels have been waiting for finally arrived and the…

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Goode, gymnastics battle Rockets

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Needham High School gymnastics teams faced off against one another last Tuesday night in a Bay State Conference match. Led by Ellie Nash, the Rockets were able to prevail 125.65-110.75 over the Rebels in a back-and-forth bout. The Rebels were led by the tandem of Elyse Goode, Dierdre McCarthy, Jill Continue Reading

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Walpole boys hoop pushed to the brink

With the type of games that the Walpole High boys basketball team has played this winter, one would think that it is only a matter of time before it starts finding a way to win more of them. Unfortunately for the Rebels, time is something they are rapi…

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WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUP: Girls hoop returning to the tourney

WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUPGirls hoop books its spot in postseasonAfter narrowly missing out on the postseason a year ago, the Rebels are headed back to the tournament after a 56-51 victory over Dedham on Friday clinched a spot in the Division 2 South draw.Wa…

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Walpole wrestlers stay strong heading into sectionals

The tremendous season for the Walpole High wrestling team is showing no signs of slowing down heading into sectionals.Playing host to a tough trio of teams in a nonleague quad on Saturday, the Rebels went 2-1 to boost their overall mark to 20-5 on the year. Walpole posted a 37-21 victory over Scituate and edged Canton, 45-36, while falling to Hingham, 43-30.“I feel like the program has come a long way,” said […]

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Dedham 2, Walpole 1: Offensively struggles holding back girls hockey

The Walpole High girls hockey team has not exactly lit up the scoreboard this winter, but throughout most of the season the Rebels have still found a way to collect enough points to stay on a steady path to the postseason.A lack of offensive production…

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Walpole Rec. Power Rankings: Third Edition

In this third edition of the 2017 Walpole Rec. Basketball Power Rankings, there is a new team on top of the rankings as well as many changes going both directions on the list. Rockets 6-1 (↑3): The Rockets are the new number one team in this week’s rankings. Led by […]

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Where Are They Now? Rob Boush and Bri Doherty

Written by: Kevin Quinn Photos: provided by athletes    Graduating from Walpole High in the spring of 2014, Rob Boush went on to Johnson and Wales of North Miami to play Golf. Boush is now in his junior year, and in his third season with the team. “College golf is […]

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Rebel hockey rolling, still undefeated

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming into the 2016-2017 season, expectations were high for the Walpole High School boys varsity hockey team. “Our hopes are pretty high,” said head coach and Walpole Athletic Director Ron Dowd before the season began. “We have three solid leaders in Pat (Donovan), James (Corcoran) and Owen (Hunter), and it helps having a Continue Reading

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Walpole boys keep tracking down close wins

Going into the final two events last Thursday, the Walpole High boys indoor track team needed to win both the 4×200 and 4×400-meter relays to win the meet and lock up second place in the Bay State Conference Herget Division.Well, Corey Coogan’s guys did just that, with the 4×400 foursome of seniors Jack Kennefick, Luke Berardinelli, Sam Tudor and Liam Parquette clocking a 3:41.49 to Milton’s 3:42.26 to earn a 50-49 triumph. […]

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WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUP: Hoop teams post wins over Milton

WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUPGirls hoop closing in on tournamentThe Rebels moved to within a win of a postseason berth on Tuesday with a 61-34 victory at Milton, improving to 9-4 overall and 7-4 in the Bay State Conference and avenging a loss to the Wildcats in…

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Five Ways To Deal With Muscle Soreness

   Every athlete has the same problem after every game or practice: muscle soreness. However, how each athlete deals with this problem varies. Five Walpole athletes have chimed in on how they each handle their sports related muscle soreness — pickle juice, Advil, sleep, stretching and rolling and ice baths. […]

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Girls Basketball Aims For Postseason

After falling short of the MIAA Division II Tournament by one game last year, Walpole Girls Basketball (5-3) has had a clear goal since the start of the season: qualify for the postseason. “The frustration from not making the tournament last year by one game is motivating us a lot […]

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Walpole 2, Wellesley 1: Boys hockey remains unbeaten, extends Herget lead

The Walpole High boys hockey team hasn’t faced much adversity through it unbeaten run to start the season, but perhaps the tiniest bit surfaced last Wednesday when the Rebels surrendered a two-goal lead to Framingham in dropping their first point of the year.With a critical Bay State Conference Herget matchup with Wellesley next on the docket, Walpole needed to regroup quickly on Saturday at Rodman Arena and the Rebels showed no ill effects, […]

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Power Rankings: Walpole “Rec” Basketball Week Three

All the teams are showing their true colors three weeks into the 2017 Walpole Recreation Basketball season. Wizards 5-0: Senior Devin Moore is showing why he was a top overall pick as he is putting up monster numbers while leading the Wizards to a perfect 5-0 start. Junior Danny O’Leary […]

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Boys Basketball defeats Framingham, 59-52

  Photos by: Ciara Healy and Julia Kane Moving to a 4-8 record, Walpole Boys Basketball team started off the second half of their season with a huge 59-52 win against Framingham on Tuesday, Jan. 24. “It was a team effort,” said Walpole Head Coach Dave St. Martin. Offensively, the team had one […]

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Boys Hockey ties Framingham Flyers, 2-2

With thirteen wins in a row, undefeated Walpole Boys Hockey is the top team in the Bay State Conference. The Rebels have dominated their competition all season, but on Wednesday, Jan. 25, the Rebels faced off against their toughest matchup yet: the Framingham Flyers. In their fourteenth game of the season, […]

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