When thinking of a typical high school female athlete, one might associate them with a soccer ball or a field hockey stick. An image of someone who braids their teammate’s hair before a big game and sings with their teammates on a long bus ride home comes to mind. They […]
Following the retirement of eight-season head coach Barry Greener, the Walpole football program was in need of a new head coach. After taking in over 40 applicants, Walpole athletic director Ron Dowd announced the hiring of current assistant coach Chris Sullivan on Feb. 20. “He has a lot of pride. […]
Longtime Walpole varsity football coach Barry Greener announced his retirement after 45 years of coaching. In his eight years as the head coach, Greener compiled an overall record of 73-27, a win percentage of .700, won the Bay State title three times and reached the semifinals three separate times. “Coach […]
The Rebels defeated their rival Natick with a final score of 42-7 on Friday, October 16, to qualify for playoffs. Natick secured their only touchdown in the first ten minutes, but the Rebels remained consistent throughout the whole game. Senior Loveindjy Salvant had a fantastic game, some highlights including his break off for a […]
By David Moser and Delaney Murphy Class of 2017 Walpole Fall Sports Overall Record (17-12-4) Girls Cross Country (5-0) After their first two meets, Walpole Girls Cross Country is off to a fast start with a defeat to both Natick and Dedham in their first meet to make them a 2-0 […]
Head Coach William Tompkins has deservedly received much of the praise for turning an under-performing regular season 12-8 team into a playoff contender; however, one other person on the coaching staff has gone largely overlooked. This coach has been the common denominator for three Herget Championships this year […]
The longstanding “Secret Psych” tradition of the cheerleaders purchasing food for the football players before a big game has recently come under attack from students who believe it to be sexist. These accusations have deeply upset the football players, as one of the core values of the Rebel Football team […]
Walpole Football faced Needham at home on the turf at 7 on September 19. The Rebels beat Needham 33-0 with senior Captain Andrew Papirio, junior Steven Cuqua, and senior captain Jack Lavanchy scoring the night’s points. The Rebels improved their record to 2-0.
In a game that only added more fuel to the fire in what is a rivalry for the ages, Walpole ultimately lost to No. 2 Natick in overtime, 56-55, on Friday, October 25. The Rebels received the opening kickoff and brought out there offense led by senior Captain and quarterback […]
Colton had a great performance in Friday’s game despite the disappointing loss to Needham, 26-6.