Recruiting Roundup: BB&N

May 22, 2023

A tradition has been established at BB&N that says the Knights will be winners in the fall and on National Signing Day, alike. That will stands to continue going forward for coach Mike Willey and his team. In 2022, BB&N lost two games but still managed to make it to a NEPSAC bowl and earn a tie for the top of the ISL-7. Once again, BB&N will be one of…


Massachusetts Showcase Day – BB&N

May 17, 2023

By Jake Hamilton NEFJ Correspondent CAMBRIDGE- College scouts from across the nation convened in West Cambridge Tuesday night to attend the Buckingham Browne and Nichols football showcase. Programs representing the ACC, BIG 12, BIG 10, SEC, Ivy League, and NESCACs gathered to see 23 BB&N players show their skills and ability under the lights. According to one college scout, showcases like these are just the tip of the recruiting iceberg….


High School: BB&N beats Lawrence Academy, clinches share of ISL-7 title

November 12, 2022

WATERTOWN — It was not that long ago that BB&N’s ISL-7 title hopes seemed like a joke. League champs? Hardly. Even a winning season seemed a long shot. No, the Knights seemed destined to be a talented, but flawed, spoiler. Maybe they could dash someone else’s dreams, but theirs were clearly over. But, my how things changed over the course of the last month. Despite a 1-3 start, BB&N rallied…


High School: BB&N holds off Nobles, 22-17

October 22, 2022

DEDHAM — In Saturday’s game at Nobles, BB&N coach Mike Willey would probably have changed a few things. His Knights turned the ball over too much for his liking, including one that went for a touchdown the other way. BB&N also was a little inconsistent on offense, and could not close the game out the way Willey wanted. All considered, though, the the Knights got the win, and WIlley will…


High School: Governor’s Academy stacks big win over BB&N

October 8, 2022

WATERTOWN — For years under coach Jim O’Leary, Governor’s Academy ran the Stack I almost exclusively. But as time went on, the Governors got away from the run-heavy formation, which features three running backs behind a quarterback under center. Well, in Saturday’s Independent School League showdown at BB&N, O’Leary and the Governors went back to their roots, and just in time. After a first half where the Governors showed mostly…


High School: MacCormick powers BB&N bounce back win over Thayer

October 2, 2022

CAMBRIDGE- BB&N needed a bounce back win in the worst way after losing their season opener to Milton Academy last week. In order to get that win, they needed to return to the basics. They needed to run the football. The Knights did exactly that. Led by sophomore running back Bo MacCormack, BB&N got in the win column for the first time in 2022 with a 41-20 win over Thayer…


High School: Milton Academy outlasts BB&N in a physical season opener

September 25, 2022

MILTON- Milton Academy and BB&N know that the road to an ISL title goes through them and last night was proof of that as both teams came out flying in a physical season opener won by the Mustangs 31-14. BB&N opened the scoring when quarterback Henry Machnik took a bootleg down the right sideline for a 20 yard touchdown run. The extra point was good and the Knights took a…


High School: 2022 ISL Preview

September 23, 2022

Image courtesy of the Boston Globe The ISL kicks off its season this weekend and we have a doozy of an opener with Milton Academy hosting BB&N in what will be the game of the year in the league. Both are the favorites heading into the season. Other programs will have something to say about that but there is no doubt that the Mustangs and Knights are the cream of…


Recruiting: Like father like son. Isaiah Kacyvenski follows in his dad’s footsteps by committing to Harvard

June 28, 2022

BB&N wide receiver and defensive back Isaiah Kacyvenski always envisioned himself playing college football at Harvard someday. So when he committed to the school last week, it was the realization of a life long dream. Normally when any player commits to Harvard it is a big deal but it is even more significant when the player committing follows in his father’s footsteps. Isaiah’s dad, Isaiah Kacyvenski Sr. is a…


Recruiting Round-Up: BB&N

February 25, 2022

It was business as usual for Buckingham, Browne & Nichols this year. The Knights had a strong year in the Independent School League, made it to a NEPSAC Bowl game, and sent a lot of players off to college to continue their careers. That has been the routine for BB&N for years now, and it does not look to change anytime soon. We caught up with BB&N coach Mike Willey…