High School: Brockton runs past B-R at Fenway, 31-20

November 24, 2022

BOSTON — There was a wonderful sort of symmetry to the whole thing. Over the years, Brockton coach Peter Colombo has had some great quarterbacks. But his best offenses have usually come behind a mammoth offensive line and a punishing ground attack. On Wednesday night at Fenway Park, Colombo coached his last game leading the Boxers in much the same manner he’s won with other squads. Behind the running exploits…


High School: Osinubi and the Boxers pull away from Pinkerton in 59-44 shootout win

October 16, 2022

BROCKTON- Brockton and Pinkerton Academy hadn’t played since 2012 prior to yesterday’s meeting. They made up for lost time by putting on an offensive show in the Boxers 59-44 win. The star of the show was Brockton wide receiver Kole Osinubi. The dual threat receiver turned quarterback scored five total touchdowns to a pace a Brockton offense that has scored 50 points or more in three straight games. “It feels…


High School: NEFJ & Gold Athletics Game of the Week – Franklin 37, Brockton 6

September 17, 2022

FRANKLIN – If a road win against Wachusett in the season opener didn’t make you believe Franklin was for real again, Friday night’s performance should leave no doubt. The Panthers built a 27 point halftime lead at Pisini Field in front of a packed house and rolled to a 37-6 win over a once intimidating Brockton program in the NEFJ/Gold Athletics Game of the Week. Jase Lyons had five total…


High School: Defense seals the Boxers 13-6 win over Barnstable

September 9, 2022

The first two minutes of the season opener between Brockton and Barnstable could not have been more misleading.  13 points were scored in the first minute and four seconds of action and it appeared we were heading for another Brockton versus Barnstable shootout. Barnstable won last year’s contest, 52-35.  The scoring opened up just 31 seconds into the game. Brockton fumbled the opening kickoff which was scooped up by Barnstable’s…


MIAA Playoffs: Gilbert shines in Xaverian’s rout over Brockton

November 5, 2021

WESTWOOD – For the first time in two years, we had Massachusetts high school football on Friday night. After all the controversy with the MIAA tournament format, kids from all across the state buckled up their chin straps and got ready for playoff football. Including the No. 4 Xaverian football team, who earned everything they managed to gain against No. 13 Brockton in the first round of the Division 1…