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WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUP: Girls hockey remains unbeaten

WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUPWins keep girls hockey unbeatenThe Rebels continued their strong play to start the season, remaining unbeaten with wins over Norwood on Saturday and Duxbury on Monday to improve to 4-0-1.Freshman Andrea Wilbur notched the first two …

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Walpole 4, Norwood 2: Rebel boys hockey hold off rivals to stay unbeaten

Midway through the second period of Saturday’s game between the Walpole and Norwood High boys hockey teams, it appeared the only suspense lied in if the Rebels could extend their shutout streak to six to begin the season.By the time the period had ended, the rivalry was up and revving.The Mustangs scored the first two goals of the season against Walpole to close out the second and make it a one-goal game heading in the […]

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Westwood 59, Walpole 58: Giovino steals show in Westwood Holiday Tournament final

The pregame hype around the Westwood Holiday Tournament final between the Walpole and Westwood High boys basketball teams understandably focused on the second meeting between brothers Dave and Steve St. Martin as head coaches.But games are ultimately w…

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H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Walpole downs Oliver Ames in Rivard title game

EASTON – Kelly Fogarty picked up right where she left off for Walpole. After scoring 26 points against Brockton in the 51-41 opening-round win of the Sue Rivard Holiday Classic, the sharpshooting senior captain followed that up with a 28-point pe…

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Bonanno leads Rebels to another victory

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey teams took to the ice at Rodman Arena on Wednesday evening in what was the lady-Rebels’ home opener. Swift goaltending by senior captain Francesca “Frankie” Bonanno (25 saves) guided Walpole to a 3-0 start to the season, as the Rebels battled to a hard-fought Continue Reading

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Walpole 51, Brockton 41: New focus fueling girls basketball

The Walpole High girls basketball team’s 51-41 victory over Brockton Tuesday night in the opening round of the Sue Rivard Holiday Tournament in Easton was the type game that the Rebels had trouble closing out a year ago. And for a squad that narrowly missed the postseason at 9-11, those were the type of games they could not afford to lose.So the fact that Walpole was able to respond with a critical 6-0 run late after the Boxers had fought to […]

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Hall of Fame and Final Four weekend for former Walpole field hockey star Rizzo

Some are calling 2016 a pretty awful year, but for Dina Rizzo it was one of the best. From finding immediate success in a new job to being recognized with an all-time honor, everything came up roses for Rizzo over the last six months.The former Walpole High field hockey star added to her legend by helping coach Princeton to the program’s seventh trip to the NCAA Final Four, and receiving her induction into the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame. […]

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Boys Track (1-1) Loses to Wellesley Powerhouse

Wellesley beat Walpole at the Reggie Lewis Center 74-26 on Dec. 22. Since Wellesley Boys Cross Country placed first in All States Division I, their distance boys lived up to expectations and took 26 of 27 points in the 1000m, the Mile and the Two Mile. While Walpole contributed with First […]

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Girls Hockey Defeats Wellesley for First Time since 2012

  Written by: Hope Jordan, Molly O’Connell and Tanya Gupta Photography by: Hope Jordan, Molly O’Connell and Tanya Gupta For the first time in four years, Walpole Girls Hockey defeated Wellesley 3-2 at Rodman Arena to improve their record to 2-0-1 on Dec. 21. After being down 2-1 against Wellesley in […]

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Walpole Wrestling Dominates Milton 58-6 to Move to 4-1-0

  Written By: Breanna Andreassi, Alexis Rodia, and Sydney Weinacht ‘18 Photos By: Breanna Andreassi, Alexis Rodia, and Sydney Weinacht ‘18 Walpole Varsity Wrestling faced Milton opponent of the season on December 22. Going in with a record of 3-1-0, Walpole defeated Milton with a blowout meet 58-6 to move […]

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Boys Basketball Drops Two in a Row

In their second home game of the season, the Rebels lost 70-60 to rival Bay State opponent, Brookline, on Friday, December 16. After winning their first game against Bishop Feehan, 60-50, Boys Basketball was eager for another win to tack onto their 1-0 record. At the end of the second quarter, […]

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Kennefick and Perkins Lead Performances at Winter Festival

Written By: Brendan Moser & Jack O’Meara Photos By: Brendan Moser & Jack O’Meara   Walpole’s top track and field athletes traveled to The Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, MA to compete in the 2017 Winter Festival Invitational. At this meet, the athletes competed as individuals against top athletes from […]

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Basketball opens season with strong victory

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High varsity boys basketball team tipped off their 2016-2017 season on Tuesday night at home in front of a packed crowd against non-conference opponent Bishop Feehan. After jumping out to an early lead, tight defensive play and ball control allowed the Rebels (1-0) to pull away late and start their season Continue Reading

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Gallery: Boys Hockey Defeats Brookline, 8-0

Walpole Hockey faced Brookline at Rodman Arena on Saturday, December 17. The game started at 5 p.m. and ended in a 8-0 win for the Rebels, improving their record to 2-0. The Rebels will face Wellesley at Babson Skating Center on Wednesday, December 21 at 5:45 p.m. Written by: Julia […]

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Walpole girls hockey doing some deep thinking

For the first time in a while, Walpole High varsity girls hockey coach Joe Verderber has the numbers. He plans on suiting up and skating four full lines of forwards and six defensemen, and has a standout senior goaltender to back them up.But of the 21 on his roster, 14 of his players are either freshmen or sophomores. That’s a lot of new faces to get to know, let alone discover the best spots for them to play.”We’re […]

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Walpole indoor track gets new coaches wins in debuts

There was no easing into the season for new Walpole High indoor track coaches Corey Coogan and Fiona Murphy. Matched up against rival Norwood in the openers last week at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center, both the boys and girls squad pulled out narrow …

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WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUP: Fogarty scores career-high 41 for girls hoop

WALPOLE HIGH ROUNDUPFogarty goes for 41 in girls hoop winKelly Fogarty got her senior season started with a bang, exploding for a career-high 41 points in a 62-41 victory over Brookline last Friday. The Rebels could not follow up on Tuesday night, howe…

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Walpole Boys Track Edges Out Norwood 47-44

Walpole Boys Indoor Track and Field entered the Reggie Lewis Center for their first meet of the season on Dec. 15. In his first meet as the head coach, Corey Coogan led his team to a 47-44 victory over Norwood. Although down 37-44 going into the final two events, the Rebels […]

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Boys Basketball Starts Season with a 60-50 Win over Bishop Feehan

Walpole High School Boys Basketball team started off their 2016 season on a high note, defeating Bishop Feehan 60-50 on Tuesday December 13. Walpole and Bishop Feehan went back and forth for the first three quarters, but the Rebels pulled away in the fourth thanks to the hard work of […]

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Boys Hockey Defeats Oliver Ames 4-0 in Season Opener

In the first game of Walpole High’s 2016 winter sports season, the Rebels handed an overwhelming 4-0 defeat to out-of-league opponent, Oliver Ames (OA). With goals from seniors Andrew Moore and Cam Martin as well as two from sophomore Ryan Boyajian, the Rebels began their season with an explosive offense. […]

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