High School: Junkyard Dogs move to 2-0, Cobras get first win during Week 2 of The League

May 9, 2022

MALDEN – The League was created to give kids an opportunity to improve and be tested in a real football environment. During Week 2 on Sunday afternoon, circumstances players and coaches would normally face during a playoff game in late November provided an adverse environment. With winds howling and temperatures dropping, the Boston Junkyard Dogs and Southwest Cobras dealt with the conditions and grinned out 14-0 and 2-0 wins respectively….


High School: Boston Junkyard Dogs & Northern Knights earn wins on opening day of The League

May 2, 2022

MALDEN – With a large, vocal crowd on hand Sunday afternoon at Malden Catholic High School, you would have thought it was an MIAA regular season football game. Nope. That was just “The League” hosting its season opening games on what turned out to be a beautiful spring day. Week one ended with the Northern Knights and Boston Junkyard Dogs earning wins in the first games of the month-long season….


High School: The League preview

May 1, 2022

Anybody ready for some May football? No, we’re not going back to a “Fall II” season, relax. The Elite Football League begins its first slate of games on Sunday at Malden Catholic and there’s quite a bit of buzz around it. This is the second year of “The League” and really the only option for truly competitive high school football in this area during the spring. Local and non-local college…


High School: MHSFCA Combine hits Gillette Stadium May 1st

April 24, 2022

There are always a lot of camps and combines available to football players this time of year. One of the best is coming up on May 1 at Gillette Stadium. The annual MHSFCA — Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association — is running its annual combine on that date. It is one of the best around for many reasons, but a big one is accuracy. This combine will feature laser-timed…


High School: Michael Landolfi talks about his decision to reclassify at Lawrence Academy

April 13, 2022

Junior quarterback Michael Landolfi announced on Sunday that he was leaving Hanover High School to transfer to Lawrence Academy. Landolfi will reclassify at LA and repeat his junior year. @LASpartansFB @ToonMarlon pic.twitter.com/sxQHBPwCAi — Michael Landolfi (@MichealLandolfi) April 11, 2022 According to Landolfi, the decision to reclassify came down to two things. “I chose to go Lawrence Academy because the school has a great athletic and academic program that will allow…


High School: North Attleboro names Mike Strachan as its new head football coach

April 5, 2022

One of the top vacancies in Massachusetts High School Football has been filled. Michael Strachan has been named the new head football coach at North Attleboro High School. The 1986 graduate of North Attleboro recently served as the head football coach at rival Attleboro High School. Strachan led the Blue Bombardiers to eight playoff appearances in nine seasons including the 2013 Division One South Sectional Final where Attleboro lost to…


High School: Bellingham’s Elder caps high school football career at Gillette…with a scholarship

March 13, 2022

As a high school quarterback in Massachusetts, the ultimate goal is to finish your career on the field at Gillette Stadium holding a trophy. Gavin Elder did a ton for the Bellingham Blackhawks football program, but he wasn’t able to cross that off his list. On Saturday afternoon, he did get to officially finish his high school football career at Gillette, just not in the way he envisioned. Elder received…


High School: MHSFCA Coaches Clinic hosted by the Patriots a huge success

March 13, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – The game of football will be better off in 2022 and beyond because of the coaches that spent hours upon hours at Gillette Stadium this weekend. The Patriots hosted the annual MHSFCA Coaches Clinic Friday and Saturday, with 38 presentations from college and high school coaches and a phenomenal keynote speech from UMass head coach Don Brown on Friday night. Beyond the 38 presentations, everywhere you turned there…


UMass: Brown’s passion for football & the UMass program is as strong as ever

March 12, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – Around 8:35 on Friday night, UMass head coach Don Brown had a small group of four coaches huddled around him at the far end of Gillette Stadium’s Putnam Club. Brown slightly bent his knees for a second or two, placed his hands in front of him as if he was about to engage with an opponent, gave some instruction, nodded slightly and then continued to shake every hand…


The League kicks off second season with tryouts at Tufts University

March 8, 2022

The League kicked off it’s second season on Sunday with the first of three tryouts at Tufts University. The League, which was founded by Elite Football Clinics owner John Papas had a successful debut last spring and is expanding this season from four teams to eight with teams in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine and New York and New Jersey. Quarterbacks throwing at Sunday’s tryout. 100 players tried out…