High School: Catholic Memorial finishes off unbeaten season by winning the Division 2 Super Bowl, the first for the school since 1978

December 3, 2021

FOXBOROUGH – The Catholic Memorial football program can finally party like it’s 1978. Thanks to an impressive 42-18 win in the Division 2 Super Bowl over King Philip on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium, the Knights earned the school’s first state title in football in 43 years, finishing a perfect 13-0. It’s the 12th state championship for legendary head coach John DiBiaso. The Knights offense was a runaway freight train…

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College: McGowan brothers building family legacy in Massachusetts

October 18, 2021

PHOTOS: Harvard/Boston College/CM If you’ve heard the name McGowan over the PA system a lot over the past several years while attending high school and college football games locally, that’s because there are three brothers establishing a family legacy in the Commonwealth. Jack, Owen and Brady McGowan are all products of the Catholic Memorial system and while Brady is still at CM this season as a junior linebacker, Jack is…

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High School: Previewing the top match-ups for Week 6

April 15, 2021

The Catholic Conference Is on the line this Saturday when Xaverian visits CM. The Fall II season is almost over. With two weeks left in the season, there are still league that need to be decided. There are some key match ups on the docket for this week. Here are our top five games for this weekend. Framingham at Natick: The Redhawks have been dominate in all three phases thus…

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High School: 10 thoughts on the week that was in high school football

March 30, 2021

Week three of the Fall II high school football season wrapped. Despite several games being cancelled, there were also several great games. Here are my thoughts on the week that was. 1. Catholic Memorial threw for one passing yard but beat St. John’s Prep 49-24. How did they win you ask? They rushed for 422 yards. Yeah. That’ll do it. 2. Norwood got people’s attention with their 19-14 win over…

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High School: 10 thoughts on the week that was in high school football

March 15, 2021

Week of the Fall II season kicked off this weekend and some of the power programs in the state flexed their muscle. Here are my thoughts on the week that was in high school football. 1. Catholic Memorial looked dominant in their 42-10 win over St. John’s Shrewsbury but the injury to quarterback J.C. Petrongolo is worth keeping an eye on. 2. Central Catholic was very impressive in their win…

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High School: Fall II Division 1 Preview

February 17, 2021

The Fall II football season kicks off on Monday February 22nd. After a year and half of no football, student athletes in Massachusetts will be hitting the gridiron once again. We start our previews with a look at Division 1 which will once again be dominated by the Catholic Conference. Here are my thoughts on Division 1. 1. St. John’s Prep and Catholic Memorial appear to be on a collision…

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NEFJ 25 DAYS OF THANKSGIVING RIVALRIES – Boston College High vs. Catholic Memorial

November 9, 2020

Series Record: BC High leads the 57-game Thanksgiving Day series 38-18-1. Look at the Rivalry: Two of the most recent special moments in this rivalry came in 2015 and 2017 when the Eagles and Knights squared off at Fenway Park. BC High took the first meeting in front of the Green Monster 13-10. Two years later, BC High won again, this time by a 32-16 score. The second game was…

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