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Walpole 4, Dedham 1: MacMillan nets two more against Dedham

WALPOLE — The Walpole High girls hockey team continued to set the pace in the Bay State Conference Herget Division with a 4-1 win over an emerging Dedham team last Saturday.The Rebels improved to 5-2-1 overall and 5-1-1 in league play, three points ahead of Wellesley but having played two BSC extra games.“We put our points up on the board today, but we could have played better,” Walpole senior captain Olivia MacMillan said.After three straight wins […]

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Walpole girls hockey gets back on track

BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) The Walpole High girls ice hockey team emerged from an early-season rout and beat out Norwood to close out 2015 on December 31 4-1. The Rebels started out strong early in the game, picking up two points by the end of the first period. After scoring a third point early in the second period, Norwood stepped Continue Reading

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Walpole High Coach Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Walpole High girls hockey coach Joe Verderber was inducted into the Walpole High Hockey Hall of Fame during the Songin Winter Classic on December 26. Verderber began his hockey career in Walpole, playing as a starter on the Rebels varsity team from 1985 to his graduation in 1988. While playing for the Rebels he set the all-time goal and assist Continue Reading

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Walpole girls basketball drops game at Oliver Ames

BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) Despite a strong start to the season, the Walpole High girls basketball team fell to Oliver Ames last Monday in the Sue Rivard Holiday Tournament 56-40. The game did not start off in Walpole’s favor, as Oliver Ames managed to pick up an early 19-10 lead by the end of the first quarter. The Rebels were Continue Reading

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Milton 62, Walpole 59: One that got away

WALPOLE — After Tuesday’s performance, Walpole coach Dave St. Martin is going to have a hard time sleeping until the Rebels secure their tournament-clinching 11th win of the season.The Rebels had a 10-point cushion with 3:30 to play after a 3-pointer from Luke Esty, but that was the last field goal of the contest for the hosts, and Milton closed the game on a 16-3 run to take a 62-59 road win for their first victory of the season.The loss drops Walpole to 3-4 […]

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Walpole 4, Norwood 1: Houser scores twice to close the year right

WALPOLE — In the tail end of a New Year’s Eve matinee doubleheader at Rodman Arena between the Walpole and Norwood hockey programs, the Rebel girls delivered a sweep of the rival Mustangs with a 4-1 victory.Walpole, which bounced back from a 4-3 nonleague loss to Archbishop Williams the day before, improved to 4-2-0 overall and 4-1-0 in the Bay State Conference, tops in the Herget Division, while Norwood fell to 1-5-0 overall and 1-4-0 in the BSC Herget.“We are […]

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Walpole 5, Norwood 1: First win over rivals since 2010

WALPOLE — Longtime high school boys hockey archrivals Norwood and Walpole met up for a New Year’s Eve matinee at Rodman Arena and the outcome correlated with each team’s progress thus far this season.The Rebels came away with a 5-1 victory, their first against the neighbors to the north for the first time since Feb. 13, 2010. Walpole followed it up with a 3-1 nonleague win at Brockton on Saturday to improve to 7-0-1 overall.Norwood, which lost to Dedham for […]

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