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Can the Porkers Do It Again?

Coming off of the ultimate season – ending with a 2013 State Championship title – the Porkers face one, huge challenge: can they do it again? Last November, Walpole Field Hockey’s magical tournament run was captured by its amazing victories against formidable opponents – Duxbury, Acton-Boxboro, and Longmeadow – and […]

Back in season, back school: Pats’ Amendola donates school supplies in Walpole

Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola made a play for the kids on Sept. 3, donating school supplies and Walmart gift cards to Cathedral High School students so they can kick off the school year in fashion.Through his charity Catches for Kids, Amendola distributed backpacks filled with school supplies and $50 Walmart gift cards to 120 Cathedral students at the Walpole Walmart on Wednesday evening. Focus and structure in his academic career propelled Amendola to his NFL status today, he said, [...]

Morris rewrites the record book

Senior Allie Morris broke her own course record, running 15:11 on the Rebels' 2.57-mile course Tuesday as the Walpole High girls cross country team picked up a split of a tri-meet with Weymouth and Braintree. Walpole (3-2) swept Braintree, 15-50, and was edged 26-30 by Weymouth.Morris' time was 23 seconds faster than the old record of 15:34 that she set on Oct. 9, 2013 against Natick.Weymouth took the next three positions followed by Walpole's Alyssa Murphy (fifth, [...]

Labor Day Road Race a sign of summer’s end

The Labor Day weekend is a sure sign that summer is rapidly coming to a close, and for the 41st year area runners will converge on Walpole High School for the Labor Day Road Race on Monday morning.This year will feature a Youth Mile that will begin at the top of Clapp Streeet and finish in front of the high school. The race will begin at 9:15 a.m. to ensure runners for the 5K race will have time to line up for the 10 a.m. start. The 10K race will immediately follow the 5K.Race [...]

Trying to strikeout ALS

Walpole native Johnny Adams was among the many past and present Boston College baseball players that helped honor former Eagle Pete Frates at the 21st Annual Oldtime Baseball Game on Monday at St. Peter's Field in North Cambridge.Frates, a native of Beverly and a former Boston College baseball captain, was diagnosed with ALS in 2012. Later that year he made a dramatic appearance in the Oldtime Baseball Game, playing first base for one pitch.To help Pete Frates fight ALS, this year's [...]

State diving champion Phelan transferring to Bishop Feehan

When Hannah Phelan defends her Division 2 state diving title this fall she will have traded in the orange and blue of Walpole High for the green and gold of Bishop Feehan."I went to Catholic from (pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, and I decided to try it at Walpole High to see what it was like," Phelan said. "I miss Catholic school and being in that kind of environment."When the family lived in Milford, Phelan attended St. Bernadette's and then Blessed Sacrament after the family [...]