Boston Junkyard Dogs win The League title

May 21, 2023

WORCESTER — Bo MacCormack had just finished with another stellar performance in the championship game of The League, but had more to say. Following his Boston Junkyard Dogs’ 19-16 win over the Northern Knights Sunday, MacCormack spoke about the importance of The League to him, and his BB&N team. The Dogs’ roster was made up largely of BB&N players. “(BB&N) coach (Mike) Willey and coach (and The League creator John)…


Northwest Knights & Junkyard Dogs punch tickets to The League championship

May 15, 2023

By Ryan Martin NEFJ Correspondent MALDEN – In a Mother’s Day double-header, the Northwest Knights rolled through the MetroWest Maulers 24-7 before the Boston Junkyard Dogs beat the Southwest Cobras 17-7 during The League play. The 2-1 Knights and 3-0 Junkyard Dogs now sit atop of The League, New England’s premier spring ball league for local high schoolers, while the Maulers (1-2) and Cobras (0-3) each fell. Leading off the…


Junkyard Dogs & Knights earn impressive wins in Week 2 of The League

May 8, 2023

On a perfect evening for football, The Boston Junkyard Dogs rolled over the MetroWest Maulers 48-7 and the Northwest Knights took down the Southwest Cobras 21-0. The win for the JYD moved them to 2-0 in the four-team spring league – the only true spring ball league for high schoolers in New England – while the Knights moved to 1-1. The Maulers are also 1-1 now while the Cobras dropped…


The League kicks off new season with first tryout

March 5, 2023

No amount of snow could stop tryouts for The New England Elite Football League, the country’s only non-high school affiliated club football league, on Sunday at Malden Catholic High School. The 2023 tryouts were, as always, invite-only, but every player trying out has an opportunity to make one of The League’s five teams. In the past, EFL alums have gone on to play at NCAA Division 1 schools such as…


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…


High School: Junkyard Dogs move to 2-0, Cobras get first win during Week 2 of The League

May 9, 2022

MALDEN – The League was created to give kids an opportunity to improve and be tested in a real football environment. During Week 2 on Sunday afternoon, circumstances players and coaches would normally face during a playoff game in late November provided an adverse environment. With winds howling and temperatures dropping, the Boston Junkyard Dogs and Southwest Cobras dealt with the conditions and grinned out 14-0 and 2-0 wins respectively….


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….


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…


The League kicks off second season with tryouts at Tufts University

March 8, 2022

The League kicked off it’s second season on Sunday with the first of three tryouts at Tufts University. The League, which was founded by Elite Football Clinics owner John Papas had a successful debut last spring and is expanding this season from four teams to eight with teams in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine and New York and New Jersey. Quarterbacks throwing at Sunday’s tryout. 100 players tried out…