• Brady Night finally seems to provide real closure
  • Observations from the final Patriots mandatory minicamp practice
  • High School Yearbook: 2003
  • Two big out-of-state commits for Boston College
  • Observations from Day 1 of Patriots mandatory minicamp

Pirates Preview: Tulsa Oilers (3-5) at Massachusetts Pirates (5-3)

The Pirates will look to snap their two game losing streak when they host the Tulsa Oilers this evening at Tsongas Arena. Coming off of losses to Iowa and Northern Arizona, the Pirates need a win badly.  Tulsa has lost its last three games. The Oilers are 3-5 and are in fifth place in the East. Both teams need a win to keep pace in the Eastern Conference.  The Pirates are…

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Patriots sign fourth round pick Javon Baker

The Patriots announced on Friday that they have signed fourth round draft pick Javon Baker. Baker, 22, was selected by the Patriots in the fourth round of the 2024 NFL Draft with the 110th overall pick out of the University of Central Florida.  The 6-foot-1, 202 Baker began his college career at Alabama, before playing two seasons at UCF. In 27 games at UCF, Baker registered 108 receptions for 1,935…

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10 players that caught our eye at the Catholic Conference Showcase

WESTWOOD- The Catholic Conference held its first annual showcase on Thursday night. Over 40 college coaches from all three levels of football were on hand to watch some of the best players in Massachusetts and New England.  The showcase was broken down into testing stations and position drills. It was organized by the head coaches and the Xaverian coaching. Assistant coach Mark White did a great job of making sure…

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Successful night for Catholic Conference Showcase

For many high school football players, a showcase is a good way to get on the radar of college coaches. But for Xaverian’s Micah Amedee, the defensive lineman is more than well known. He is a verbal commit to Boston College. Did that stop the 6-foot-3, 270-pounder from participating in Thursday night’s Catholic Conference Football Showcase at Xaverian? Absolutely not. Amedee took part, and that says a lot both about……

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Marcus Jones could be on cusp of breakout season

While fans worry and debate just how much talent the offense has, it’s safe to say that the Patriots defense is still pretty loaded. Barmore, Godchaux, Judon, Dugger, Bentley, Uche, Gonzalez. There’s some pretty big names on that side of the ball who could (and should) have a big say in how long or quick this turnaround is. But, there’s another name that both fans and media alike aren’t talking…

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Recruiting Roundup: Deerfield

One of the more consistent programs in the NEPSAC is coach Brian Barbato’s Deerfield Academy squad. Last year, Deerfield went 7-3, and earned a bowl victory over ISL champion Belmont Hill. The program has earned NEPSAC bowl wins in 2019, 2021, and 2023. With the competition Deerfield faces both in the regular season and postseason, that is quite the accomplishment. So it should come as no surprise that Deerfield will……

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Renegades 42-game win streak halted by St. Louis

Image courtesy of Boston Renegades  It had to end sometime. The Boston Renegades – the winningest pro football women’s team in history – had its 42-game winning streak snapped in St. Louis this past weekend in what turned out to be a shootout, 36-27. Dating back to the 2019 season opener, the Renegades had dominated every opponent en route to five straight Women’s Football Alliance titles. But, now in a…

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Former SJS star Eamonn Dennis commits to Ohio

Former St. John’s Shrewsbury standout and Michigan Wolverine Eamonn Dennis announced on Tuesday that he is transferring to Ohio University to play for the Bobcats. Dennis made the announcement on social media.  The 5-10 188 pound Dennis is a Worcester native. He capped off a prolific high school career where he was a star wide receiver and defensive back for the Pioneers by committing to Michigan.  While at Michigan, he…

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Strange to reportedly miss the start of next season

Getty Images According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Patriots guard Cole Strange is expected to miss the start of the 2024 season. Rapoport also mentioned that Strange may not be ready until the middle of next season. It is awful news for the Patriots and for Strange. Now we know why Patriots coach Jerod Mayo was so non-committal yesterday when it came to a time table on when Strange…

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