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Wrestlers enter sectionals with momentum

It has been a while since the Walpole High wrestling team has entered the individual tournament part of the season with any significant momentum.But they entered Wednesday’s final dual meet of the year having won 12 of their last 16.While things did not start well at Saturday’s quad in Scituate, dropping a 60-4 matchup to unbeaten Hingham, Walpole bounced back to earn solid wins over the host Sailors (41-23) and Canton (47-30).Sophomore Tyler Splaine, who […]

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Walpole High Roundup

Girls hoop falls to BraintreeKelly Fogarty scored a game-high 21 points with six 3-pointers, but the Rebels dropped a 59-41 road game to the two-time defending state champion Braintree.Walpole (8-8, 8-6) trailed 31-19 at halftime, but saw the game get away from them coming out of halftime as they were outscored 19-1 in the third.“The third quarter notwithstanding, we played as well as I could have hoped,” Rebels coach Dave Wall said. […]

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T’ai Chi. Starts on March 5

Start the weekend off with a calming, restorative session of morning T’ai Chi. at Medfield Park & Recreation. T’ai Chi  – a series of movements based on Chinese martial arts, is not difficult to learn and is practiced by people of all ages around the world.The benefits of T’ai Chi are many. It reduces stress, improves coordination and balance, and can strengthen the immune system. […]

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Walpole 58, Milton 54: Uhlar leads Rebels back to postseason

MILTON — Things are getting checked off the to do list for the Walpole High boys basketball team at a rapid clip.On Friday night, coach Dave St. Martin earned his 100th career victory in a 55-33 win at Wellesley in a game the Rebels led wire-to-wire and had a multiple-possession lead throughout.Kenny Uhlar got his hands on seemingly every rebound, finishing with 27 boards to go along with 20 points as Walpole hung on for a 58-54 victory at Milton. The win was extra sweet […]

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Walpole Rebels face off against Wellesley

By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams took on Wellesley last Friday at a doubleheader at Wellesley High. On the boys’ side, the Rebels picked up a 55-33 win against Wellesley. The girls team fell to Wellesley 49-39. As Walpole High boys varsity coach David St. Martin noted, the team’s success to a Continue Reading

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A great day for snowshoe yoga at Bird Park Program offers health and relaxation

Combining yoga and snowshoeing to create snowshoe yoga might sound like a “stretch.”Thirteen participants, however, became instant fans when certified Yoga instructor Robin Lamperti and the Sharon-based Trustees of Reservation presented the refreshing one-hour exercise last Sunday at Bird Park in Walpole.With a fresh fallen snow the night before providing the catalyst to make the event happen, an enthusiastic […]

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Walpole 3, Wellesley 2: Donovan scores late, creates three-way tie atop Herget

WELLESLEY — Delayed by a brief slump that featured back-to-back shutout defeats, the Walpole High boys hockey team returned to its winning ways Saturday night at the Babson Skating Center, edging Wellesley, 3-2, booking their place in the postseason in the process after a year’s absence.Tied 2-2 with 2:00 remaining, Rebels junior forward Patrick Donovan rifled a laser from the top of the left circle that beat Raiders goalie Andrew Johnston for the eventual game- […]

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