The Walpole High boys hockey team hit the midway point of the season on Monday and it’s tough to imagine the first half going any better.The Rebels kept their mark perfect on the winter with a 3-0 win at Bridgewater-Raynham, improving to 11-0. The shutout was their eighth of the year and their third in the span of six days, following up a 6-0 blanking of Natick on Saturday and a 3-0 victory over Needham last Wednesday.Walpole has […]Continue reading »
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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School gymnastics teams entered Friday night’s Bay State Conference matchup looking a bit different than usual. Due to a circulating stomach virus plaguing its way through both locker rooms, the Raiders and Rebels were each forced to grind through their match with a limited number of participants. The Continue ReadingContinue reading »
The King Philip Walpole Youth Hockey Bantam B2 Red and Girls U14 Red teams advanced to their respective District 3 championship games after semifinal victories Tuesday night.
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Track teams split against NatickThe Rebel boys won just five of the 12 events, but their depth carried them to a tight 51-49 win over Natick last Thursday to improve to 2-1.Walpole’s top scoring event was the 55-meter dash, where the Rebels swept behind Michael Durning, a winner in 7.03 seconds, Kevin Pellegrine and Alex Hughes. The Rebels were strong in the shorter distances, getting […]Continue reading »
Some key dates as we head into the second half of the KPW season:
Feb. 5 (Super Bowl Sunday): No SSC games or any KPW practices will be scheduled to start after 3:30
Feb. 25-26: No SSC games
March 11: Beginning of Yankee Conference playoffs
With an outstanding goalie and a solid defense, the Walpole High girls hockey team’s success will largely be predicated on the development of the offense, which had done enough to keep the Rebels unbeaten through their first five games.Milton ended the streak in a wild contest on Wednesday night, dealing Walpole a 2-1 loss, and the Rebels could not put Dedham away on Sunday as the Marauders rallied twice from a goal down to forge a 2-2 tie. […]Continue reading »
Walpole Hockey faced Boston Latin at Rodman Arena on Wednesday, December 28 in the championship round of the Songin Cup. The tournament game started at 7:30 p.m. and ended in a 5-0 win for the Rebels. The Rebels were scheduled to have a game on Saturday against Dedham; however, because […]Continue reading »
It’s 2017 and that means a new Walpole Recreation basketball season is just around the corner. Tryouts have been held and the teams have been drafted. The following is the Preseason Power Rankings for this year’s teams. 76ers: The Sixers are led by seniors Billy Lanchester, David White and Zach […]Continue reading »
It’s no secret that the Walpole High boys basketball team has leaned heavily on its all-star tandem of senior captains Ike Shephard and Luke Esty to fuel the offense, so holding the duo in check would seem to be pretty good formula for success against the Rebels.Which Dedham did for most part on Friday night. What the visiting Marauders failed to contain was the Walpole bench as the Rebels rode key contributions from senior Brian Sundstrom and […]Continue reading »
After kicking off their season with a win over Norwood, Walpole Girls Track were defeated 64-31 by the Wellesley Raiders on Dec. 22, 2016 in their meet at the Reggie Lewis Track Center. Key points for Walpole came from senior Emily Martin, who placed 1st in the 1000m, junior Hannah […]
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The King Philip Walpole Youth Hockey Mite A team captured the FMC Sports Holiday Cross-Ice Classic last week at Asiaf Arena in Brockton, highlighting a successful run for KPW’s mite teams in the tournament.
All three KPW travel mite teams played for tournament championships in their respective divisions, with the Mite B and Mite B2 teams also advancing to the title games, and finishing second.
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The KPW small-group skating classes will be held at 8 a.m. Sundays at Franklin Veterans Arena.
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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood and Walpole High varsity basketball teams waited until the second-to-last day of 2016 to play what was arguably one of the best high school basketball games that this area has seen in quite some time, as the Wolverines (5-1, 3-1) took down the Rebels (2-3, 0-2) 59-58 on Friday night to Continue ReadingContinue reading »
Kelly Fogarty picked up right where she left off for the Walpole High girls basketball team. 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 wi…Continue reading »
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 …Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
The King Philip Walpole Girls U10 team posted a spotless performance to win the inaugural Mini Winter Classic Wednesday at the Stoughton Ice Center.
The U10 girls swept through the tournament with three wins in round-robin play, then posted a semifina…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »
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 ReadingContinue reading »