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Wellesley’s Plumb powers Big Green

Wellesley’s Plumb powers Big Green

A senior midfielder, and captain of the women’s lacrosse team at Dartmouth, Wellesley’s Sarah Plumb says her emphasis has been on the “little things that don’t always get recognized. Boston Globe, 3/11/12
40 years on, Title IX still resonating (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff /File )""Girls have to see older girls doing things, then say, ' I can do it,' '' said Kristine Lilly, World Cup soccer legend (above, No. 13 in an April 2009 Boston Breakers game against Saint Louis Athletica.

40 years on, Title IX still resonating

US soccer legend Kristin Lilly headlined a panel of distinguished women Monday night at Wellesley College discussing the impact of Title IX since its introduction in 1972. Boston Globe, 2/16/12
Couple brings capoeira to burbs (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)Leila Rivers at a capoiera class in Wellesley taught by Marcus Coreba.

Couple brings capoeira to burbs

“Dance & Fight Cultural Center’’ promises the sign outside Marcus Coreba’s capoeira studio in Marlborough. Capoeira, a beautiful, lethal blend of music and dance, is part of the American Dream - the South American Dream. Boston Globe, 1/29/12
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Sisters' rivalry lifts Dana Hall squad Lucy (left) and Maggie Maloney push each other to excel on the lacrosse field.

Sisters' rivalry lifts Dana Hall squad

Maggie Maloney has no problem with her younger sister, Lucy. Admittedly, they argue a lot at home - mostly over who is stealing the other’s shirt, jeans, or favorite piece of jewelry on a Friday night - but they are, as their dad, Ken, says, “Just girls, I guess.’’ Boston Globe, 8/10/11
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Little League state finals (Derek McLean for Boston.com)

Little League state finals

View, and add your own, pictures of Wellesley South's run in the Liittle League state finals. Boston Globe, 7/31/11
Young hot shots: Teens take to trapshooting (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)Head coach Chuck Swanberg, of Wellesley, gives a safety talk before trapshooting practice at the Fin, Fur and Feather Club in Millis.

Young hot shots: Teens take to trapshooting

It may not be politically correct, but trapshooting is undergoing a resurgence among teenagers. Boston Globe, 7/9/11
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Boston Globe spring All-Scholastics

The Boston Globe has selected 2010-11 All-Scholastics teams for spring sports. Wellesley High School has ten athletes, including Ilya Levin (at left), and one coach honored in this edition. Boston Globe, 6/30/11
High school lacrosse
In 1-2 punch, appreciating No. 2 (Jay Connor for The Boston Globe)Wellesley High seniors Abby Bunting (left) and Blake Dietrick fill familiar roles in leading the girls’ lacrosse team on a warmup run last weekend.

In 1-2 punch, appreciating No. 2

The first 24 seconds still haunt Chris Schmidt. The varsity girls’ lacrosse coach at Franklin High, however, can add his name to the list of colleagues, and players, who have been bested by Blake Dietrick and her Wellesley High teammates over the past four years. Boston Globe, 6/9/11
High School Lacrosse
Wellesley’s future is now (Robert E. Klein for The Boston Globe)As he falls into the crease, Wellesley midfielder Charlie Jennings fires the ball past Norwood goalie Nick Mardelli on May 13.

Wellesley’s future is now

The ball swung around the outside of the attack formation, touching the sticks of at least five Wellesley High players before Charlie Jennings flung it into the back of the Norwood net. Boston Globe, 5/19/11
Epler crowned NE Div. 3 decathalon champ Brett Epler led the field in the 110-meter hurdles, at 15.84 seconds.

Epler crowned NE Div. 3 decathalon champ

Former Wellesley High track MVP Brett Epler set a personal record last week while competing for Bates College in the New England Division 3 Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Boston Globe, 5/13/11
Paul Seaver gets a hug from sister-in-law Lori Maffia during charity games to support ALS research and the former coach. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff) Paul Seaver gets a hug from sister-in-law Lori Maffia during charity games to support ALS research and the former coach.

Players rally behind coach in fight of his life

If first impressions mean anything, Paul Seaver was a big hit this winter in his debut as coach of the junior varsity boys’ basketball team at Wellesley High. Boston Globe, 5/5/11