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  1. Preseason snapshot: Xaverian Hawks

    Scott Barboza

    WESTWOOD, Mass. -- With a defense that figures to be among the state's best units, No. 1 Xaverian will bring its hard-hat mentality to this season as the Hawks look to finish on a high note this year at Gillette Stadium. We caught up with captain...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. Scrimmage slants: No. 2 Central at No. 1 Xaverian

    Scott Barboza

    WESTWOOD, Mass. - After meeting in a preseason scrimmage before last season, Central Catholic and Xaverian exchanged pleasantries before departing. Many of the players, while cycling through the handshake line offered sentiment of good luck with the ...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. Scrimmage slants: No. 6 B-R vs. No. 1 Xaverian

    Scott Barboza

    WESTWOOD, Mass. - The date doesn't matter. Whenever Bridgewater-Raynham and Xaverian renew their ever-intensifying football rivalry - whether it be in August, like Saturday's scrimmage, or in the regular season - there's always a tinge of physicality...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  4. Plymouth North's Carr eyes another record year

    Scott Barboza

    PLYMOUTH, Mass. - It's a predicament that's posed to any athlete who's coming off a record-breaking year: how to follow it up? Plymouth North's Christian Carr ran for 1,765 yards last season, marking an Eagles' single-season record. Carr set the r...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  5. Natick's Brian Dunlap hitting full stride

    Scott Barboza

    There was a time earlier this summer when Natick's football coaching staff held its collective breath. After missing the entire 2013 season with a Lisfranc fracture on his left foot, wide receiver Brian Dunlap returned to the football field. Dunla...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  6. Impact Player: Marblehead's Brooks Tyrrell

    Scott Barboza

    This is the fourth in our annual "Impact Player" series, taking a closer look at some of the state's top players as we draw closer to the start of MIAA football season. To see past Impact Player entries, CLICK HERE. As always, the names of opposing h...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  7. Milford Academy's Hall commits to Bucknell

    Scott Barboza

    Plymouth, Mass. native Quentin Hall has given a verbal commitment to play football at Bucknell University. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound offensive lineman played last season at Thayer Academy, but Tigers head coach Jeff Toussaint tells ESPN Boston that...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  8. Marblehead's Dumais commits to UMass

    Scott Barboza

    Marblehead football rising senior tackle Derek Dumais has given a verbal commitment to UMass-Amherst, Magicians head coach Jim Rudloff confirmed to ESPN Boston. The news was first reported by Bob McGovern of the Maroon Musket. "It was never a q...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  9. Milton Academy's Yoon commits to Notre Dame

    Scott Barboza

    Milton Academy rising senior placekicker Justin Yoon gave his college commitment to Notre Dame earlier this week. Yoon connected on 9 of 13 field goal attempts last season and more than 80 percent of his kickoffs went for touchbacks -- with many o...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  10. Nebraska offers St. Sebastian's Gallagher

    Scott Barboza

    St. Sebastian's rising sophomore fullback and inside linebacker Blake Gallagher received his first Division 1 FBS offer from Nebaska, a source told ESPN Boston on Tuesday. The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder played on the Arrows' freshman team as an eighth ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  11. Snapshot: Goodell, Kraft surprise Shawsheen students

    Scott Barboza

    Students from Shawsheen Regional Tech had a couple of unexpected "photo-bombers" in their prom photos Thursday night at Gillette Stadium as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft stopped to take photos. Goodell was in town...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  12. Millis, Hopedale football co-op to be dissolved

    Scott Barboza

    The Millis/Hopedale football co-op program is no more and that has cast uncertainty on the upcoming season for some of its players. In March, a meeting of Tri-Valley League athletic directors voted to disband the co-op team, which has been in plac...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  13. Bartlett to return to coach BC High football

    Scott Barboza

    Boston College High School today announced that athletic director Jon Bartlett will return to the sideline as head coach of the football program after a two-year break. Bartlett took on the football coach duty on top of his athletic director posit...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  14. Natick's Hilger to attend Purdue as walk-on

    Scott Barboza

    While things might not have come about the way Alex Hilger envisioned, the Natick senior wide receiver believes he's found the right fit at Purdue University next year. The 6-foot-2, 180-pounder was hampered by injuries in each of his last two sea...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  15. D-R's Kyle Arieta provides example of strength

    Scott Barboza

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - About this time last year, as a high school junior, Kyle Arieta was confronted with his mortality. A seemingly healthy, multi-sport athlete at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional, Arieta fell ill suddenly due to a non-malignant tumor tha...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  16. Video: Pats' Jones meets D-R football player

    Scott Barboza

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Dighton-Rehoboth senior football player and track athlete Kyle Arieta received a surprise from his favorite NFL player as Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones surprised him and his family Thursday at Gillette Stadium. Arieta,...

    Blog | April 03, 2014