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Snow no match for Wellesley Turkey Trot runners

#Wellesley Turkey Trot 2014 #running A video posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:39am PST Two thousand runners and walkers took to the streets of Wellesley on Thanksgiving morning to complete the 5K Turkey Trot that started and ended in Linden Square. The course traversed Wellesley Square and Wellesley College as well. […]

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Boston Celtics’ Jared Sullinger coming to Wellesley Middle School this weekend

Boston Celtics player Jared Sullinger will be taking part in a basketball clinic at Wellesley Middle School on Saturday, Nov. 28 that has just been announced by a former Wellesley High School basketball assistant coach. The Game Time Training Flash Clinic will be capped at 60 players per session (60 3rd-5th graders, 60 6th-8th graders…for […]

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Can casinos in Wellesley be far behind?

Friendly bet between Wellesley/Needham Supts: I'm wagering a lunch platter of Linden Store sandwiches vs a breakfast from Bagel's Best. — David Lussier (@WellesleySupt) November 26, 2014 If you’re thinking of taking it on the road to see Wellesley High play football vs. Needham High on Thanksgiving Day, the game will be held at Memorial […]

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Media darlings Wellesley Jr. Raiders have eyes on national title again

Post by Michail Bletsas. UPDATE: The Raiders won 33-6, scoring 33 straight points after falling behind at the start of the game. They’re New England Regional Champs. On to Florida… The undefeated 6th grade Wellesley Jr. Raiders football has received plenty of love in Wellesley in recent years (including road signs), especially after winning the […]

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Kids invited to take part in Wellesley Turkey Bowl flag football game

Before Wellesley and Needham high school athletes square off in their annual football game on Thanksgiving Day, younger kids in Wellesley will have a chance to strut their stuff in a Turkey Bowl flag football game. This Kids’ Time event will take place at Bates Elementary School/Kelly Field on Wednesday afternoon for children in grades K-5. […]

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C’mon, Wellesley, one more Boston Marathon charity runner needed

UPDATE: As of November 13, the Town has awarded all available Invitational Entries for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Wellesley is looking for one more applicant for the last of the sixteen Boston Marathon invitational entries that the Boston Athletic Association makes available to the town as a way of thanking the community for its coordination […]

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Wellesley Turkey Trot course map revealed

For those of you thinking you better train at least a little before the Wellesley Turkey Trot 5K road race on Thanksgiving Day, here’s a look at the course map. It’s just a bit different from the course used during Wellesley’s 5K race last Thanksgiving. Race organizers are urging runners who plan to participate to […]

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Wellesley High names alum Mike Reidy as varsity boys’ basketball coach

Mike Reidy, a 1987 Wellesley High School alumnus as well as a Raiders hoop player back in the day, has been named as the school’s new head coach for the varsity boys’ basketball team. This will be his second time in charge of the team: He was head coach from 1994 until 2002, when he […]

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