UMass: Checking in on the Minutemen

April 12, 2022

Don’t worry UMass fans, our coverage didn’t stop with our special live show from Amherst a few weeks ago. For the next couple of weeks leading into the spring game, we’ll be doing a weekly “check in” with the Minutemen to see what coaches and players are saying about the progress the team is making during spring ball. On Tuesday, assistant head coach and special teams coordinator/d-line coach Ben Albert,…

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UMass: Don Brown’s first staff has a good blend of experience and youth

December 25, 2021

Don Brown’s staff at UMass features a good blend of youth and experience. Brown, defensive coordinator Keith Dudzinski, offensive coordinator Steve Casula, running backs coach Damien Mincey and defensive back coach Darrell Perkins all have lengthy resumes and have ties to Brown and UMass. The rest of the staff also has ties to Brown and the school but they are young in term of college coaching experience. Tight ends coach…

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High School: Valdamar Brower leaves Springfield Central for UMass

December 8, 2021

As first reported by Nathan Strauss of WMUA, Springfield Central Coach Valdamar Brower is stepping down to become the defensive line coach at UMass. After leading the Springfield Central program for the past 14 years and leading them to three straight Super Bowl titles, Brower is going back to his alma mater where he played from 1999 to 2004. Brower’s name has been bandied about in recent weeks as a…

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Five storylines heading into MIAA season: Springfield Central moves up to Division 1

August 17, 2021

We are about to get started with the 2021 MIAA football season, as Friday marks the first day of practice in the Commonwealth. There are tons of storylines to get into, but we were able to whittle them down to five as we get going. For each day, starting Monday and on to Friday, we will tackle a different subject that faces the coaches, players, and fans of Massachusetts high…

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High School: Springfield Central beefs up schedule by adding IMG Academy

May 18, 2021

It is not often that a Massachusetts team plays a Florida team in a regular season high school football game but that is exactly what Springfield Central is going to do when they host the number one program in the country in IMG Academy on September 25th. Springfield Central’s first three games are against Central Catholic, B.C High and IMG. That is quite the gauntlet to start the season. Image…

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