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Boys Tennis Seeks to Continue Eleven-Year Streak of Postseason Qualification

In terms of solidifying a spot in the postseason, Walpole Boys Tennis is one of the most consistent sports at Walpole High.  The team has qualified for the state tournament for eleven straight seasons, and this year’s experienced varsity starters will strive to make the playoffs for the twelfth season […]

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Hingham 3, Xaverian 0: Blanked in the final

BOURNE — It would be easier to understand if a team came out flat in its first game after dropping the Division 1A play-in game. But Sunday’s contest was for the sectional title and for a spot at TD Garden in Boston for the state crown.The top-seeded Hawks were a stride behind all night as 10th-seeded Hingham claimed the Division 1 South crown with a 3-0 victory at Gallo Arena. The Harbormen will face Arlington Catholic for the state title on Sunday at TD Garden in […]

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Snow trims BSC baseball games to seven innings

Mother Nature has stepped in on the Bay State Conference’s seemingly annual debate whether games should remain nine innings or fall in line with everyone else and play seven.By a 10-0-2 vote last Thursday, the league’s athletic directors agreed to have games be seven innings for one year because of the near-record snowfall that has buried diamonds across the state.“I don’t see us playing a game, softball or baseball, until about April vacation, […]

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Girls Track Flies to Finish at Division III Meet

  As the winter sports seasons progress, competition becomes more stiff and the determined athletes themselves apart from the rest of the crowd. Preparation becomes even more important, as one small mistake can cost the best athlete an career opportunity.   Heading into Divisionals on February 13, Walpole Girls Track […]

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Junior Tori Lynch Wins Two Medals at Division III Meet

  At the Indoor Track and Field Banquet on March 8, the Walpole coaching staff awarded junior Tori Lynch for Outstanding Field Athlete.  Qualifying for the Division III Championship Meet for three events (High Jump, 600m, and the 4x400m), she ended up only competing in the track events, but she won […]

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A sea of support: Walpole HS basketball star’s life, beloved game altered by family tragedies

 The applause, he’s used to. But this was different – everything’s been different for high school basketball star Pat Donovan since 2013.On a bittersweet Feb. 12 – senior night at Walpole High – he walked out to center court to a standing sea of cheers and tears. Cameras flashing, the six foot plus tall senior bent down to kiss his wheelchair bound mother.”I remember my freshman year being […]

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Walpole 88, Pembroke 65: Win brings a chance at redemption

WALPOLE — The size advantage the Walpole High girls basketball team had Tuesday night its Division 2 South first round game against Pembroke was noticeable during pregame warmups.It took a full half for the Rebels to use it to their full advantage. Eighth-seeded Walpole (15-6) slowed down the tempo in the second half and ensured that Summer King got more looks in the post and scored 51 points in the second half to pull away from No. 9 Pembroke, 88-65.Summer King led the […]

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Walpole 72, Xaverian 51: Rebels prep for postseason by winning Hoop Classic

The 0-4 start to the season for the Walpole High boys basketball team is a distant memory after reeling off 15 wins over the last 18 games to put themselves in position to potentially host a home playoff game. The Rebels closed out the regular season Monday and Tuesday by hosting the Walpole Hoop Classic and took care of business against a pair of teams that will not be playing playoff basketball.The Rebels blew out Boston Latin, 86-61, in Monday’s opening round and captured […]

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