High School: Waltham 37, Newton South 7; Hawks off to best start since ’91

September 22, 2022

WALTHAM – If you wanted to see what a true culture shift in football looks like, all you had to do was check out the Waltham High School game at Bentley University on Thursday night. Fittingly, some ugly weather all day cleared up right around the start of warmups, producing a picturesque fall night for football, almost metaphorically mirroring what’s going on with the program. Waltham beat Newton South 37-7…


High School: NEFJ Camp Visit – Waltham

August 26, 2022

Coach: Sean Brackett (2nd Year) Key Players: Jack Renaud, Sr. (QB); Josh Registre, Sr. (WR); Ty Connolly, Sr. (WR/LB); Izzy Louissant, Sr. (OL/DL); Tony Ferro, Sr. (LB); Darenn Duclas, Sr. (RB/LB) Three observations: -This team will go as Renuad goes. Renaud played in “The League” this spring and has clear arm talent, even if the delivery as a lefty is a bit funky. As a senior, Renaud’s ability to lead…


High School: Local coaches running clinics to help kids hone their craft & develop leadership skills in the offseason

February 15, 2022

Just because the NFL season is over and high school or college football doesn’t start for roughly six months, that doesn’t mean players or coaches are taking time off. Some obviously will, or some are playing other sports, but for those looking to hone their skills so they can hit the ground running the first few days of tryouts, there’s options to get better. One of those options is the…


High School: No. 7 Lincoln-Sudbury wins 14th straight to close out regular season

October 29, 2021

WALTHAM – For the second straight year, Lincoln-Sudbury finished the regular season undefeated. After winning seven games during the Fall II season, L-S wrapped up another 7-0 campaign on Thursday night at Leary Field in Waltham, blowing out the Hawks 57-23. L-S does still have a Thanksgiving matchup with Newton South, but with postseason brackets set to come out this Sunday the “real” regular season is finished this weekend. The…


High School: Brackett establishing a new culture in Waltham while balancing QB duties with the Pirates

August 22, 2021

WALTHAM – There were only a handful of parents watching the first day pf practice from the top of the hill at “The Pit” on Friday afternoon, but those on hand were watching their sons learn what culture looks and sounds like. Massachusetts Pirates quarterback Sean Brackett began his first two days of coaching this weekend, but Friday was more about the energy he and his staff than it was…


High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – Waltham

November 6, 2020

The Waltham High School football program may quietly be making a move towards becoming a threat in the Dual County League. Head coach John Bourque has been a part of the Waltham coaching staff since 1998 and has been the head coach since 2010. Bourque has been around for the good and the bad during his time with the Hawks as a coach and player, and hopes that this season…