High School: St. Mary’s 34, Austin Prep 21; Spartans get Thanksgiving win at Fenway

November 23, 2022

By Ryan Martin NEFJ Correspondent BOSTON- Coming off of a one point win against Rockland five days ago in the division six semifinals, St. Mary’s high school was feeling fast as they entered their Thanksgiving game against Austin Prep. After the opening 12 minutes from historic Fenway Park, it was safe to say the Spartans hadn’t slowed down. St. Mary’s carried a 13-point lead into the first quarter break, an advantage…


High School: BVT takes down Nipmuc & Woburn squeaks by Winchester in second night of Thanksgiving doubleheader at Fenway

November 25, 2021

By Sullivan Coady – NEFJ Correspondent@SullivanCoady The battle of Pleasant St. was decided on Landsdowne Street Wednesday night. BVT extended its Thanksgiving win streak to eight with a 47-19 blowout victory over Nipmuc at Fenway Park in the rivalry’s latest installment. Powered by the explosive backfield of Josh Mateo (11 carries 163 yards 3 Touchdowns) and Trey Howe (11 carries 140 yards 3 touchdowns) the Beavers capped off their season…


High School: East Boston hammers South Boston & North Andover wins thriller over Andover in first of two doubleheaders at Fenway

November 24, 2021

By Sullivan Coady – NEFJ Contributor@SullivanCoady Fenway football is back this week. For the first time in quite a while, high school teams are having their annual Thanksgiving rivalry games make a big return this year. Tuesday and Wednesday night Fenway Park is hosting a total of four games leading up to the first ever NCAA Fenway Bowl in December. East Boston and South Boston renewed their historic 103-year rivalry…


High School: High school football returns to Fenway Park

November 9, 2021

Fenway Park will be hosting Thanksgiving games again. The announcement was made official today. Four games will be played at America’s favorite ballpark. Here’s the schedule. November 23, East Boston vs. South Boston 5p.m. North Andover vs. Andover 7:30 p.m. November 24th Blackstone Valley vs. Nipmuc 4 p.m. Winchester vs. Woburn 6:30 p.m. The games were not played last season due to COVID-19 but the years prior to the pandemic,…