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Bubble soccer bounces into Wellesley

The Babson College field hockey team took a break from bending over their sticks to bounce around on a field playing Bubble Soccer. Field hockey enjoying a break from preseason practices to play bubble soccer. #GoBabo A video posted by Babson Athletics (@babsonathletics) on Aug 27, 2015 at 6:20pm PDT If you aren’t familiar with […]

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Relive Wellesley High girls’ hockey team’s run to State Championship game

Rebekah Caron, sports producer at Wellesley Media Corp., recently finished a documentary called “Two Points” on the Wellesley High School Raiders Girls’ Ice Hockey Team’s 2nd consecutive run to the MIAA State Championship finals during 2014/2015 season. Relive the highs and lows. Plus, bloopers at the end of the video…

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Part of Usain Bolt’s greatness as a runner no doubt is a result of his dad being named… Wellesley

With a dad with a name like Wellesley, how can Jamaican short-distance sensation Usain Bolt be topped? He won again this weekend in the 100-meter race at the World Athletics Championship in Beijing, beating out American Justin Gatlin.

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Wellesley native Mike Stone seals deal for Major League Lacrosse champs

Mike Stone, a 2005 Wellesley High School graduate and lacrosse star who went on to study and play at Middlebury College, earlier this month scored the championship game-winning goal for the New York Lizards of the Major League Lacrosse league. The midfielder had been traded to New York earlier this season from the Boston Cannons, which […]

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Yay! Cheerleading to return to Wellesley High

Wellesley High School senior Jayla Glover says she’s wanted to be on a cheerleading team since her freshman year, but WHS hasn’t had a squad since 2012. So this summer, Glover and other like-minded students are doing something about it and starting up a team, with Glover’s mom as coach. So far, 20 students have said […]

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Speculation swirls: Wellesley vs. Needham football at Fenway this Thanksgiving Day?

            Rumors have started to heat up about Wellesley High School and Needham High School possibly renewing their annual Thanksgiving football rivalry this November at Fenway Park rather than in the ‘burbs. Thanksgiving football at Fenway is not official, according to Wellesley High’s sports department. But those claiming to be […]

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A tribute to longtime Wellesley high running coach Lou Pearlman

We received the following from Wellesley resident Ryan Marshall, who was an assistant running coach at Wellesley High School in recent years: An era ended quietly this summer and athletes and parents at Wellesley High School may be wondering “what happened” when fall workouts start. I can’t answer the “why?”, but middle and long distance runners at […]

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Wellesley Turkey Trot registration is open

The heat of August may be upon us, but that hasn’t stopped the planners in town among us from looking ahead to fall. Registration has opened for what has become the traditional Wellesley Turkey Trot, slated for Thanksgiving morning and this year being supported by Bank of America. The Wellesley Turkey Trot Foundation says the following […]

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