High School: NEFJ Camp Visit-Milford

August 20, 2022

Coach: Dale Olson (3rd year) Key Players: QB/DE Evan Cornelius, WR/DB Isaiah Pantelone, TE/DE Mason Baldic, OL/DL Ryan O’Connor, RB/LB Romeo Holland Three Observations 1. Cornelius is the key: Senior quarterback Evan Cornelius returning is a big plus for the Hawks. Cornelius is old school. He is a tough down hill runner but he can also zip the ball in all three levels in the passing game. He is the…


Recruiting Round Up: Milford High School

February 3, 2022

After Milford had a successful Fall II, there were many who expected the Scarlet Hawks to take a dip the following season. That did not happen. Milford went 9-3 last fall, and earned signature wins over teams like Mansfield, Foxboro, and Natick (twice). This is a program that’s on a roll, and we expect that to continue into next fall. One byproduct of that success on the gridiron is players…


High School: Milford’s Lane & Cornelius run over Natick in Division 2 quarterfinals

November 12, 2021

MILFORD – Leading by seven points in the third quarter of a Division 2 quarterfinal matchup with Natick on Thursday night, Milford forced a punt almost immediately after completing a 15-play touchdown drive to take that lead. The ball was downed at the Scarlet Hawks’ 18-yard line with 1:49 left in the third and before the offense took the field, head coach Dale Olson had a message for his team….


High School: New England Football Journal Game of the Week presented by Gold Athletics: Milford 28, Natick 27

September 24, 2021

MILFORD – One play, no time left on the clock, game on the line. It’s a scenario every kid played through in their head in the backyard at some point. With a rare opportunity to play on a Thursday night due to the forecast on Friday, Natick and Milford staged an instant classic in front of a raucous crowd that ultimately came down to one play with zeros on the…


High School: What We Learned: Milford 44 Wellesley 7

September 18, 2021

Milford went to Wellesley on Saturday and rolled to a decisive, 44-7 victory. It was a great, all-around win for the Scarlet Hawks, who improved to 2-0. Here’s what we learned along the way. — Evan Cornelius is a worthy replacement for Brady Olson. When quarterback Brady Olson graduated and took his talents to UMass, we were a little skeptical about how Milford would be able to replace him. Enter…


UMass: Olson makes most of his opportunity in first career college start

September 12, 2021

When it was announced on Friday night that Brady Olson would be making his first career start for UMass against a Boston College team with extremely high expectations this year, many thought he was simply being thrown to the wolves. I was one of those many. Instead, Olson put a scare into Boston College fans everywhere with a 214-yard, three touchdown, two interception performance, leading the Minutemen in a serious…


High School: NEFJ SHOWCASE OF THE WEEK – Mansfield 20, Milford 7

March 21, 2021

It was one of the most hyped games in the history of March football. Okay, so that’s obviously not a long history, but any time you have a defending state champion and a young, hungry league rival looking to knock them off, you’re going to get buzz whether it’s November or March. When No. 4 Mansfield visited No. 14 Milford for a huge Hockomock League tilt on Saturday, several local…


High School: MIAA approves modifications for Fall II season

January 29, 2021

The waiting is over. After five months of torture for the Massachusetts football community, the wait is finally over. There will be football in Massachusetts this year. On Friday morning, the MIAA Board of Directors unanimously voted (22-0) to approve the modifications made by the Covid task force for a Fall II football season. The season will run from February 22-April 25 without any real changes to the game itself….


High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – Milford

November 25, 2020

Brothers Dale and Dana Olson know what it takes to win a state championship. Dana was the head coach while Dale was on the staff for the Millis Mohawks’ 2016 and 2017 wins at Worcester State and Gillette Stadium. Now, the duo is hoping to bring that type of success back to Milford. Dale Olson was named the head coach of the Scarlet Hawks just before the pandemic took over….