Holy Cross program shines on & off the field at Pro Day

March 23, 2023

WORCESTER – Days like Thursday are becoming the norm at Holy Cross. NFL scouts, media members and coaches from other local schools were all on hand to watch Holy Cross, UNH, Bentley, Brown and New Haven athletes display their talents at the Crusaders’ Pro Day. Peter Oliver, Liam Anderson, John Smith and Derek Ng all had good days while head coach Bob Chesney watched on, smiling from ear-to-ear for virtually…


Holy Cross: No. 5/6 Crusaders stay unbeaten with tough win over Bryant; Ng makes history

November 13, 2022

Image courtesy of Holy Cross Football 10 down, one to go. The last time Holy Cross finished a regular season unbeaten was 1991. After a tough 36-29 win over a scrappy Bryant team, the Crusaders one win away from changing that. At 10-0, the No. 5/6 Holy Cross program has continued to show it can win any type of game. Saturday was sloppy by HC standards, but it never felt…


College: No. 16 Holy Cross takes down Merrimack in NEFJ College Game of the Week

September 3, 2022

NORTH ANDOVER – On Friday night, No. 16 Holy Cross was well aware of the danger Merrimack presented in front of a raucous home crowd in the season opener for both teams. A year ago, Merrimack went into Fitton Field and beat Holy Cross, so the Crusaders weren’t going to be caught off guard again. Behind 502 yards of offense, two interceptions and a blocked punt for a safety, Holy…


Holy Cross: No reveling in three-peat for Crusaders with a potential home FCS playoff game on the line in regular season finale

November 18, 2021

PHOTO: @HCrossFB Last weekend, the Holy Cross football program was able to celebrate something that hadn’t been done in 30 years. With a 52-24 win that saw the Crusaders score 35 unanswered following a lightning delay that lasted over an hour, Bob Chesney, his staff and the players clinched a third straight Patriot League title, the first time the program had done that since winning back-to-back-to back league titles from…