Mansfield’s CJ Bell announces transfer to St. Thomas More

January 31, 2023

Some big transfer news out of the Hockomock League struck this week, as Mansfield’s CJ Bell announced over Twitter that he will be transferring to St. Thomas More. A starter since his sophomore year with the Hornets, Bell made an impact as a wide receiver and defensive back the last two seasons. This past fall Bell rushed for 162 yards on 23 carries (7.0 average), and caught 20 passes for…


High School: Division 2 — Milford slips past Mansfield, 27-21

November 11, 2022

MILFORD — With rain in the forecast, conditions were not great for Friday night’s Division 2 quarterfinal between visiting Mansfield and Milford. The downpour consistently got worse as the game went on. Usually, that dampens the quality of play. But instead, the two teams put on a classic battle, that would have probably been no different if it were 75 degrees on a sunny September day. And the player that…


High School: Division 2 – Mansfield starts fast in 42-26 win over Wellesley

November 5, 2022

MANSFIELD- The Mansfield Hornets have admittedly flown under the radar this season but after tonight’s 42-26 over Wellesley in the opening round of the Division Two playoffs, the Hornets are squarely back on people’s radars. The Hornets struck first when wide receiver C.J Bell took a counter play 61 yards down to the Wellesley three yard line. Quarterback Connor Zukowski would score two plays later on a quarterback sneak to…


High School: 3 Things We Learned in Mansfield 35, St. John’s (S) 6 win

September 9, 2022

MANSFIELD — We expected a close game when St. John’s of Shrewsbury visited Mansfield Friday night in the opener for both teams. That’s not what transpired, though, as Mansfield dominated on both sides of the ball. The Hornets looked fast, strong, and disciplined in a 35-6 win that saw the Hornets put a running clock on the visitors. Here are some things we learned along the way. — Mansfield has…


High School: NEFJ Camp Visit- Mansfield

August 26, 2022

After a disappointing end to last season, the Hornets will look to bounce back and be a player in Division 2. Mansfield returns several key contributors from last season. Among the returning starters are Connor Zukiwski, wide receivers Trevor Foley and C.J Bell, fullback, linebacker Rocco Scarpellini and two way lineman Jepte Jean. The Hornets dropped down to the Davenport after League realignment last season. They will continue to play…


High School: King Philip perseveres in 21-14 win over Mansfield

November 13, 2021

WRENTHAM- King Philip and Mansfield met for the second in three weeks and the second installment of the best rivalry in the Hockomock League did not disappoint as the Warriors gutted out a 21-14 over their rivals. With the win, the Warriors will face another Hockomock team in the Division Two semi-finals when they face off against Milford next week. King Philip got off to a fast start scoring on…


High School: What We Learned: Mansfield 28 Barnstable 21

November 6, 2021

MANSFIELD — It was a classic showdown Friday night in the Div. 2 playoff game between No. 11 Barnstable and No. 6 Mansfield. In a back-and-forth affair, Mansfield earned a 28-21 win on the back of a last-minute touchdown from running back Drew Sacco. Mansfield moves on to play King Philip, in what should be another good one. Some more observations . . . — Mansfield’s CJ Bell and Trevor…


High School: King Philip runs past Mansfield 24-6

October 30, 2021

WRENTHAM-The King Philip, Mansfield rivalry has been the best rivalry in the Hockomock League the past eight years. King Philip dominated the rivalry from 2014-2018, winning six of seven meetings. Mansfield has turned the tables on the Warriors in recent years however winning the last three meetings. The tables were turned once again last night with the Warriors coming out on top 24-6. Thanks to a potent rushing attack led…


High School: What We Learned: Milford 27 Mansfield 24

October 9, 2021

By Adam Kurkjian It was a thrilling game Friday night in Mansfield as visiting Milford earned a 27-24 overtime victory over the Hornets. It was one of the best games of the season, and everything we’d hoped it would be in this showdown of Hockomock League powers. Here are a few things we took away from it. –Milford still feels disrespected. After Dale Olson’s postgame comments where he said the Scarlet…


High School: What We Learned: Franklin 28 Mansfield 10

October 3, 2021

FRANKLIN — It was a night to remember for Franklin in the program’s first win over Mansfield since 2009. The Panthers pretty much dominated most of the game. Whether it was running the ball or throwing, Franklin’s offense was on schedule all night, and the defense played very well, too. Here are some observations . . . — Mack Gulla is beginning to separate himself as one of the top running backs in…