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Walpole 45, Dedham 3: Rout in Herget opener

WALPOLE — On the heels of back-to-back last-minute defeats to launch the new season, a visit to Walpole was certainly not the best therapy for the Dedham High football team.The Marauders struck first, with a 25-yard field goal, but from there it was all Walpole as the Rebels rolled to a 45-3 victory Saturday in the Herget Division opener for both teams.Walpole moves to 3-0 and is averaging 36.3 [...]

Walpole 33, Needham 0: Dominating on defense

WALPOLE — After leaving a sterling first impression in defeating Foxboro, the Walpole High football team found a way to be even better the second time around, smothering Needham, 33-0, on Friday night at Turco Field.The Rockets could only muster 64 yards of total offense and had quarterback Sam Foley sacked four times and turned the ball over three times."The starting lineup has two shutouts in a row, we're really looking good," said junior defensive end Chris [...]

Walpole 1, Norwood 1: Nothing settled yet

WALPOLE — Having gone 100 regular season games without a loss, it's been a while since the Walpole High field hockey team went into a contest needing to gain ground on an opponent. But that's the predicament the Porkers found themselves in at Turco Field as rival Norwood entered Tuesday afternoon's showdown as the only unbeaten and untied team left in the Herget Division.Walpole came away still needing to gain ground after a 1-1 tie in the first of what could possibly be [...]

Depth, members a boon to golf squad

In his first season in charge of the Walpole High golf team, coach Bill Cunningham inherited a solid, deep squad that should do some damage this fall.The Rebels have a quartet of top players who do not differ by much in ability and have consistently scored so far this season. But Cunningham also has some hidden gems in his roster of 12 – like senior Jack Donnelly, who carded a 36 on the team's home course of Walpole Country Club to lead the Rebels to a 99-76 win over [...]