Recruiting: Elite New England Football Camp draws athletes from 37 different states and several countries to Tufts

June 23, 2022

The Tufts campus was buzzing as you pulled into the parking lot at the football field early on Thursday morning. For the 17th straight year, the Elite New England Football camp was a sellout as players from 37 states, Mexico, Canada and Denmark all flocked to Cambridge for day one of two. The camp – ran by John Pappas, BB&N head coach Mike Willey, Tufts head coach Jay Civetti and…

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High School: Franklin head coach Eian Bain releases new book

June 22, 2022

Husband, dad, coach…author? Eian Bain and the Franklin football team have reached some pretty remarkable levels of success under his leadership the last few years, and while eyes have already been on 2023 for a while now, Bain recently decided to dip his toe into the writing pool. The Panthers’ head coach recently released “Creating Your Passing Game…How To Lay The Foundation For An Elite Passing Attack,” on Amazon, a…

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Recruiting: Best Of New England camp at Springfield College a rousing success on Friday

June 18, 2022

SPRINGFIELD – Anyone who is anyone in the New England college football recruiting world converged at Springfield College early Friday morning for the Best of New England camp and it was another fantastic event. Steve Martin, the director of B.O.N.E and Excel Sports Academy of New England, along with Springfield head coach Mike Cerasuolo among many others put the camp on across the school’s athletic complex for roughly four hours…

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Renegades: For the fourth straight season, Boston heads to WFA National semifinals

June 16, 2022

Photo: Boston Renegades The iconic Ric Flair once said, “to be the man, you have to beat the man.” For other teams in the Women’s Football Alliance, in order to be considered the best, they’re going to have to go through the Boston Renegades. The only problem with that is the Renegades don’t seem to be giving up their spot on top of the mountain anytime soon. With another throttling…

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Patriots: Judon ready to roll in his second season with New England

June 8, 2022

Prior to positional drills starting on Wednesday morning during Day 2 of mandatory mini-camp, linebacker Matthew Judon was belting out the words to Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer,” grabbing teammates by the shoulder pads, trying to get them to join in. Judon wasn’t around for the voluntary OTA’s, but over the last two days he’s brought the energy early and often. Now in his second year with the Patriots,…

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Patriots: Sights, sounds and thoughts from Day 2 of mandatory mini-camp

June 8, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – So much for the full day of rain. It turned out to be a beautiful day at Gillette for the second of three mandatory mini-camp sessions and once again, there was some positive signs in all three phases. Here’s what stood out throughout another lengthy two-hour practice on Wednesday… -Coach Belichick met with the media before practice donning a green Celtics hat and opened with a message: “Start…

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Patriots: Sights, sounds & thoughts from the first day of mandatory mini-camp

June 7, 2022

There was a slight first day of school vibe on the lower practice field behind Gillette Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. Mandatory mini-camp began and aside from a few excused absences, just about everyone was in the house for the first of three straight practice days. There was definitely a bit more tempo to the near two-hour session compared to the optional OTA’s and we even got a small skirmish at…

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Renegades: Falkowski joining Barnstable High School staff

June 7, 2022

Not only is Renegades running back Katie Falkowski preparing for another postseason run and quest for a four-peat, but she’s also diving into the Barnstable High School playbook in her downtime. Falkowski announced she is the newest member of the Red Hawks coaching staff on Monday, taking an offensive assistant role. “The Barnstable Football program is so fired up to have Katie Falkowski joining our staff this fall!” Barnstable head…

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Patriots: Keeping an eye on three things heading into mandatory mini-camp Tuesday

June 6, 2022

After two open practices where almost everyone – but not everyone – was in attendance, the Patriots are set to begin three days of mandatory offseason mini-camp on Tuesday. For the first time, we should get at least a small taste of what the 2022 Patriots are going to look like. The entire defensive unit, the offensive line, quarterback Mac Jones, the receivers and the new staff should all benefit…

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Boston College: Five Eagles named to Athlon Sports’ preseason All-ACC team

June 4, 2022

Photo: @BCFootball Things will ramp back up for BC in a month or so, but on Friday afternoon, Athlon Sports had five players from the Eagles squad on its preseason All-ACC teams. Christian Mahogany, Zay Flowers, Pat Garwo, Jaiden Woodbey and Josh DeBerry were named to the team. DeBerry and Mahogany were first team selections, Flowers and Garwo second team and Woodbey third team. It’s somewhat stunning Flowers wasn’t also…

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