High School Football: Freshmen Sensations Kevin Pyne and Kalel Mullings Have Had Quite the Off-Season on the Recruiting Trail

June 28, 2017

By John Sarianides Millis freshmen offensive tackle Kevin Pyne and Milton Academy freshmen running back Kalel Mullings have had quite the off-season. Instead of spending it like your average freshmen trying to get acclimated to high school life, they have spent it on the road visiting with college coaches across the country.  In the process, both have piled up the scholarship offers from several high profile programs. The interest they are…


High School Football: Hiring Brent Williams was a No Brainer for Catholic Memorial

June 26, 2017

By John Sarianides Catholic Memorial has reportedly hired former Patriots defensive end Brent Williams as the interim head coach for the 2017 season.  Williams spent eleven seasons in the NFL, eight of them with the Patriots. Williams also previously coached at CM as defensive line coach under former head coach Alex Campea.  He takes over for Dennis Golden who left the school earlier this month to take over as athletic…


High School Football: Kevin Mensah Finally Finds a Home at UConn.

June 18, 2017

By John Sarianides Shepherd Hill running back Kevin Mensah has finally found a home. Mensah announced yesterday that he will be attending the University of Connecticut this fall and play for the Huskies. Thank you to all the schools that have recruited me in the last 3 years…. pic.twitter.com/3VWuih19D9 — Kevin Mensah (@KingKevnn) June 17, 2017 It has been a whirlwind year for Mensah who announced at the end of…


High School Football: Mike Sherman Just Never Seemed Like the Right Fit at Nauset

May 15, 2017

By John Sarianides Former Green Bay Packers and Texas A&M head coach Mike Sherman resigned at Nauset last week. Sherman finished with a 4-18 record at the school. In a recent interview, Sherman says he stepped away because he felt that the program needed a coach in the building. Nauset is replacing Sherman with Bruce Strunk, who spent the past nine seasons coaching at Howard High School in Maryland, posting an…


High School Football: Massachusetts Top 20 Prospects for 2018

May 6, 2017

Image courtesy of Pat Freiermuth’s twitter account.  By John Sarianides 2018 recruiting is in full gear now that camp and combine season is here. Here is our preliminary list of the top 20 prospects in the state of Massachusetts right now. The list is subject to change. 1. Pat Freiermuth, TE, 6-5 260, Brooks School: Freiermuth has verbally committed to Penn State. The 6-5 tight end is athletic, has strong hands…


High School Football: Bishop Feehan Bringing Back Gary Doherty Makes Sense

March 4, 2017

By John Sarianides Bishop Feehan High School has hired Gary Doherty as it’s new Athletic Director and Head Football coach. This will be Doherty’s second stint with the Shamrocks. Doherty was the head coach at Feehan in 1996 and 1997.  Doherty returns to Feehan after spending the past 19 years at Framingham High School where he served as Athletic Director, Head Football Coach and as a P.E teacher.    Doherty…


High School Football: Xaverian Hires the Right Coach in Al Fornaro

February 17, 2017

By John Sarianides Xaverian Brothers High School announced yesterday that defensive coordinator Al Fornaro has been hired as the school’s new head football coach. Fornaro replaces Charlie Stevenson who retired after a legendary 24 year career that saw him win 206 games, 14 Catholic Conference titles and 7 Super Bowl titles. Fornaro is a Xaverian alum and has been coaching at the school since 1980. Coach Fornaro became the defensive…


High School Football: Thoughts on National Signing Day in Massachusetts

February 3, 2017

King Philip Tight End Brett Mazur will be attending Army in the fall.  By John Sarianides It was a busy National Signing Day around these parts as several high profile prospects from the state of Massachusetts committed to the school they will attending and playing football at over the course of the next four years. Several prospects from around the state signed with high profile programs like Boston College, Syracuse,…


High School Football: How We Think Our Top 25 In-State Prospects Will Fare in College

January 29, 2017

By John Sarianides National Signing day is on Wednesday and several local prospects have already committed to schools. Here are our top 25 prospects in Massachusetts and how we think they’ll fit into the programs they’ve committed to. 1. Ifeatu Melifonwu, CB, Grafton (Syracuse): I talked a lot about Ifeatu’s brother Obi this weekend. Obi played for UConn and he played in the Senior Bowl this past weekend. Just like…


What Marshfield High School Has Done to Coach Silva is Unacceptable

January 17, 2017

By John Sarianides The administration at Marshfield High School recently informed long time football coach Lou Silva that they were going to be opening the head football position for next season. The administration cited a desire to have the football coach in the building. Silva has been the head football coach at Marshfield for 36 years. In that time, he has complied a record of 236-144-7 and won five Super Bowls….