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LETTER: Thanks for helping with race

To the Editor:On behalf of the 15th annual “Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk” that was held at the Walpole Italian-American Club on Saturday, Nov. 14, I thank all the runners, walkers, volunteers, sponsors, donors and spectators who made it such a great success. Local organizations such as the Walpole Community Food Pantry and the Walpole Italian-American Club and Society will benefit from the great turnout we had. […]

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Walpole 41, Weymouth 21: Cuqua, Rebels run to Thanksgiving victory

Since the MIAA overhauled its football playoff format a few years ago, traditional Thanksgiving games have lost some of their significance, at least as a deciding factor in qualifying for the postseason.But that certainly doesn’t minimize the noteworthy accomplishments by many of the participants or the chance to instill lasting memories, particularly for the departing seniors.In the midst of the annual holiday meeting between Walpole and Weymouth, the Rebels not only […]

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O’Leary ready to take it all in

Kevin O’Leary has had a football uniform saying “Walpole” across his chest for nearly as long as he has gone through the school system. Thursday will mark the last time he does so as Walpole hosts Weymouth on Thanksgiving for the 20th time. Kickoff is scheduled for 10 a.m.While quick to say he wishes he was getting ready for a state final in two weeks, O’Leary is poised to make the most of the moment in front of him.“I’m going to take […]

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Last lap of the year

The Walpole High girls swimming team placed 19th among 20 teams to actually register a point on Sunday at the MIAA Division 2 State Championship at Harvard University’s Blodgett Pool.The Rebels only had three entries in the meet, but all three placed in the top 16 to score and finished with eight points.The quartet of Julia Muller, Julie Hinton, Carlie Cavanaugh and Emily Luong placed 15th in the meet-opening 200-yard medley relay. The Rebels finished in a time of 2:05. […]

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Acton-Boxboro 5, Walpole 1: Porkers get carved up

CANTON — The Walpole High field hockey team witnessed a clinic on Tuesday night as to what it takes to be a dominant team. The only problem was that they were on the field as Acton-Boxboro did whatever they wanted to do with the ball.The Colonials scored twice less than a minute apart early in the second half to run out to a 5-1 win over the Porkers in the MIAA Division 1 State Semifinal at World War II Veterans Memorial Field in Canton.Emma Kearney came off the bench […]

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Walpole 2, Mansfield 1 (OT): Bouncing back

EASTON — If the Walpole High field hockey team wanted to reassert itself as the dominant team in Southeastern Massachusetts, a win on Saturday afternoon over top-seeded Mansfield was imperative.The Porkers dynasty took a significant hit a year ago, crashing out in the first round to Wellesley in penalty strokes. Not winning one year can be chalked up to be an aberration, but not bringing home a sectional title in two straight years could be viewed as a trend that the rest of […]

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