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Wellesley High Coach Magpiong explains crossover from boys to girls hoop

Earlier this week, Wellesley High School announced that Glen Magpiong, the boys’ varsity basketball coach since 2010, would be switching over to coach the girls’ team instead. We caught up with the coach — who is no stranger to coaching girls in basketball — via email to find out why he’s making the move now: Why […]

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Wellesley High’s David McCullough writes about a special guy: His Dad

Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., is at it again. Harkening back to sentiments expressed in his You’re Not Special commencement speech and follow-on “You Are Not Special…” book, he writes an opinion piece in the Boston Globe today about his dad, David McCullough, Sr., the noted historian and author who has just finished his 10th […]

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Wellesley High switches Magpiong from boys to girls’ hoop coach

Glenn Magpiong, the Wellesley High School boys basketball coach since 2004, this season will take on a new challenge at the school: He’s been named varsity coach for the girls’ basketball team. Magpiong will not be doing double-duty, however. The school will name a new boys’ coach, but just hasn’t done so yet. Magpiong, who has been […]

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Wellesley High football finds gold at end of this rainbow

A rainbow proved to be a good sign for the Wellesley High School’s football team and a bad one for Dedham’s. Final score: Wellesley 41, Dedham 7. Two wins in a row for the Raiders. Thanks to John Maconga for sending this photo from the football stands.

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Wake up: Tickets on sale for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Wellesley High

Wellesley High School’s 2014 fall musical will be the Tony award winning show The Drowsy Chaperone, which tells the story of a theater fan,whose favorite 1920’s musical comes to life on stage while he plays the original Broadway cast recording for the audience.  At the wedding weekend of a former show girl, a cast of characters engage […]

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Wellesley High grad defends her former basketball coach on college website

Caroline Harrington, who played basketball and lacrosse while at Wellesley High School and is now attending Hamilton College, has penned an essay for a college website called Change-Magazine headlined: “Defending A Bully: Why My Coach Was Fired Unfairly & Why We Need to Be Careful with the Word ‘Bully’” The piece refers to 18-year Wellesley High School basketball coach […]

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Wellesley High addresses racial incident that took place in town

Wellesley High School on Tuesday extended its morning advisory period with students to discuss a racial incident that took place last Wednesday in town. Two female students had a racial epithet shouted at them from across the street by a homeless, non-Wellesley resident while heading to breakfast, and reported the incident to a teacher upon […]

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Throwback Wellesley athlete photos anyone?

Wellesley firefighter and Nobles & Greenough lacrosse coach Dan Warren tweeted out a throwback photo of the 1992 Wellesley High School lacrosse team featuring none other than @Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter. Warren and Stone were teammates back then. Wonder if other such throwback photos of Wellesley athletes who have gone onto various levels of celebrity […]

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Inside Wellesley High Cross Country team’s car wash

Somehow they got my car clean.

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Wellesley’s fastest want to wash your wheels on Saturday

If your car’s not looking quite as shiny as you’d like, make sure to stop by the Wellesley High School Cross Country team’s car wash on Saturday, September 27th. If your car looks as good as new, the team encourages you to lend your support to the fundraiser anyways — this event is a primary […]

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