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….


High School Football: 2017 U.S Army All American Bowl Preview

January 7, 2017

By John Sarianides Some of the top players in the country will be playing in today’s U.S Army All American Bowl. Many of these players will also be announcing where they intend on playing college football in the fall during the game.  Here are ten names to watch for in today’s game.  1. Najee Harris, RB 6-3 226, Antioch High School (CA): Harris is one of the top three high…


High School Football: Thoughts from Week 10 of the Season

November 15, 2016

Two familiar foes will square off in the D1 Super Bowl on December 3rd.  1. Is anyone surprised that Everett beat Andover 62-33? In defense of the Warriors, Everett is loaded. Marvens Fedna tweaks his ankle in the first half, no problem. Sophomore Mike Sainristil and junior Jacob Miller stepped up and filled the void. Everett’s program wide depth is impressive. The Tide will once again meet Xaverian for the…


High School Football: Thoughts on Week One of the MIAA Playoffs.

November 1, 2016

E.J Perry and the Andover Warriors have a date with St. John’s Prep in the second round of the MIAA playoffs.  Week One of the MIAA Football playoffs went according to plan but Week 2 featured some key match-ups and potential upsets.  1. Everett proved on Saturday night that you can’t count them out in Division One North. Crimson Tide coach John DiBiaso has a talented squad and they played…


High School Football: Week 7 High Preview

October 21, 2016

If the X wants to end up back at Gillette this season, they must win tonight.  It is week 7 of the high school football season in Massachusetts and several programs around the state will wrap up league titles tonight and secure playoff spots.  Here is a glance at some of the big games across the state. 1.Xaverian and B.C High was supposed to be the marquee match-up of the night but St….


High School Football: Nickel Package for Week 6

October 18, 2016

Haverhill is for real and it is time teams in Division 1 North started paying attention.  1.Just when we took St. John’s Prep for granted, the Eagles showed us that they are still one of the elite programs in the state by beating previously unbeaten B.C High 35-17. The Eagles have a stiff test ahead of them this week on the road at B.R where they will face another good…


High School Football: Week 6 Preview

October 14, 2016

Wachusett will try to use their ground and pound attack to slow down the potent St. John’s of Shrewsbury offense.  The playoffs are around the corner and there are several key games this weekend that will impact seeding.  Here are my top five games for this weekend.  KING PHILIP AT ATTLEBORO: If the Warriors want to get a step closer to locking up the Kelley-Rex division of the Hockomock League,…


High School Football: Nickel Package for Week 5

October 11, 2016

Ifeatu Melifonwu is the best player in the state that most people don’t know about.  The upset of the weekend in Massachusetts had to be Dartmouth’s 13-6 win over B.R. Then again, was it an upset? Dartmouth has a 13 game winning streak. They are pretty darn good.   1.I can’t say I am surprised Dartmouth beat B.R. Rick White is one of the best coaches in the state of…


High School Football: Week Five Preview

October 7, 2016

Dan Buron and the B.R Trojans will look to play the role of streak spoiler once again tonight.  Week 5 is upon us and with the playoffs around the corners, there are some pivotal games in Massachusetts this weekend. Here are top five games of the weekend plus other tidbits.  XAVERIAN at BROCKTON: The Hawks have got their defensive swagger back since a 22-21 week two loss at Bridgewater-Raynham. Xaverian…