By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor
Baseball has always been one of Walpole’s strengths, from Little League all the way up to the high school level. In 2019, Walpole baseball showcased its thoroughness in a way that few towns ever have. Along with winning, one common denominator throughout the spring and summer for Walpole...
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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent It was at the brink of the Great Depression, and there were no organized leagues or manicured ballfields when Natalie McComb was growing up in East Walpole. She and the neighborhood kids created their own teams and played in places like the playground at Francis William Bird Park — or just on...Read more
Walpole's Abby O'Sullivan, who will enter her junior year at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) this fall, has been awarded the Carolyn McCabe Award. The McCabe Award is presented to the most outstanding female athlete in the sophomore class. O'Sullivan, a field hockey player, paced the NEWMAC with 1.25 goals per game overall and tied for second...Read more