Recruiting: Elite New England Football Camp draws athletes from 37 different states and several countries to Tufts

June 23, 2022

The Tufts campus was buzzing as you pulled into the parking lot at the football field early on Thursday morning. For the 17th straight year, the Elite New England Football camp was a sellout as players from 37 states, Mexico, Canada and Denmark all flocked to Cambridge for day one of two. The camp – ran by John Pappas, BB&N head coach Mike Willey, Tufts head coach Jay Civetti and…

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High School: Franklin head coach Eian Bain releases new book

June 22, 2022

Husband, dad, coach…author? Eian Bain and the Franklin football team have reached some pretty remarkable levels of success under his leadership the last few years, and while eyes have already been on 2023 for a while now, Bain recently decided to dip his toe into the writing pool. The Panthers’ head coach recently released “Creating Your Passing Game…How To Lay The Foundation For An Elite Passing Attack,” on Amazon, a…

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High School: Southwest Cobras win 2nd annual The League title

May 23, 2022

In its two years of existence, The League has provided high school players from around New England an opportunity to earn a college scholarship and an opportunity to continue honing their craft. It now has a repeat champion as well. Last season, the North Shore Cobras took home the first ever title. On Sunday night at Malden Catholic, the Southwest Cobras – with a different team and staff – took…

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High School: Boston Junkyard Dogs & Northern Knights earn wins on opening day of The League

May 2, 2022

MALDEN – With a large, vocal crowd on hand Sunday afternoon at Malden Catholic High School, you would have thought it was an MIAA regular season football game. Nope. That was just “The League” hosting its season opening games on what turned out to be a beautiful spring day. Week one ended with the Northern Knights and Boston Junkyard Dogs earning wins in the first games of the month-long season….

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High School: The League preview

May 1, 2022

Anybody ready for some May football? No, we’re not going back to a “Fall II” season, relax. The Elite Football League begins its first slate of games on Sunday at Malden Catholic and there’s quite a bit of buzz around it. This is the second year of “The League” and really the only option for truly competitive high school football in this area during the spring. Local and non-local college…

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High School: MHSFCA Coaches Clinic hosted by the Patriots a huge success

March 13, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – The game of football will be better off in 2022 and beyond because of the coaches that spent hours upon hours at Gillette Stadium this weekend. The Patriots hosted the annual MHSFCA Coaches Clinic Friday and Saturday, with 38 presentations from college and high school coaches and a phenomenal keynote speech from UMass head coach Don Brown on Friday night. Beyond the 38 presentations, everywhere you turned there…

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Boston College: Local talent staying home to “Get In” with Hafley & the Eagles

December 15, 2021

Since the day Jeff Hafley was introduced as the new head coach at BC, he has been committed to making sure some of the best talent in Massachusetts stays home. It’s one thing for a new coach to say he’s going to try and keep the best local players in the area, but it’s another thing to convince them to stay when other major universities are calling and basically begging…

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Boston College: Busy times over in Chestnut Hill as Eagles balance the present and the future

December 11, 2021

Despite a raw, cold, rainy New England morning on Saturday, there was a buzz around the BC football program you wouldn’t expect to find after a 6-6 season and with a well deserved break on the not-so-distant horizon. As the players and coaches slowly made their way out of Alumni Stadium and made the short walk into Fish Field House, guys were laughing and looking forward to going to work….

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High School: Don’t let anyone fool you. Thanksgiving football is alive and well in Massachusetts

November 25, 2021

Talk of the demise of Thanksgiving Football in Massachusetts has been greatly exaggerated. You know how I know? I saw it first hand today at the King Philip, Franklin game. I am guesstimating here but there were probably between 2,500 to 3,000 people at the game. Now look, I get it. There was a league title at stake and it was a beautiful morning. Despite that, I still think it…

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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…

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