IF EXPERIENCE MATTERS, then it's no surprise that the Needham boys' soccer team won the Division 1 state title this fall. Don Brock first started coaching high school soccer in 1961. His 50th year on the sidelines was a good one, a 21-1-3 campaign that ended with a win over Amherst, the 662d varsity win of a distinguished career. And along the way, one of his seniors, Mac Steeves, earned All-American honors. The fall had other winners. From the Watertown field hockey team to the Andover swim team, the start of the school year produced plenty of drama.
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Photos: 10 moments to savor
Nothing can match the celebration enjoyed by a handful of teams and individuals this fall. Selecting 10 worthy success stories from a season filled with candidates isn't easy. Here, in no particular order, are 10 we thought stood out.
Photos: Fall championship rewind
The stories aren't endless. And unfortunately, they do have a shelf life. Let's stop for a moment and take a look back at the fall championships.