• High school: 10 Thoughts on semi-final weekend
  • Boston College Rewind: Seminoles 38 Eagles 31
  • Boston College: Florida State Seminoles (4-5) at Boston College Eagles (5-4)
  • UMass: UMass Minutemen (1-8) at Army Black Knights (3-6)
  • Harvard: Harvard Crimson (4-3) at Columbia Lions (2-5)

High school: 10 Thoughts on semi-final weekend

Ayden Periera and Central Catholic face off against St. John’s Prep in the D1 North sectional final. It was another old weekend of high school football playoff action in Massachusetts. Here are some thoughts on the weekend that was. 1. Mansfield finally avenged two years of playoff frustration by beating King Philip 34-6. The Hornets dominated the line of scrimmage and that was the difference. 2. Initially I was surprised…


Boston College Rewind: Seminoles 38 Eagles 31

AP Photo/Bill Sikes Game rewind: The Eagles lost a back and forth affair at the Heights on Saturday, losing 38-31 to Florida in the annual Red Bandanna game. The defense was once again the culprit surrendering over 500 yards of offense in the loss. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense implodes in the second half: After playing well in the first half, the defense imploded in the…


High School: Top 5 final playoff games

North Andover looks to get back to the D2 sectional final but a tough Reading team stands in their way. It is semifinal weekend in Massachusetts high school football and there are some great playoff match ups on top. Here are our top five games. #8 King Philip Warriors at #5 Mansfield Hornets: KP and Mansfield renew one of the best rivalries in the state. The Warriors have won the…


High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 10

King Philip and Mansfield renew one of the state’s best rivalries this weekend. It is sectional semi-final time and there are some great match ups this weekend. Before we break those down, here is our top 25. 1. Catholic Memorial (8-0): Thanksgiving rival B.C High visits West Roxbury in round two of the playoffs. 2. St. John’s Prep (7-1): Eagles face an Andover team that can score. Prep’s defense will…


High school: Top 5 playoff games for round one

Eamonn Dennis and the Pioneers face a stiff opening test in Wachusett. The playoffs kick off this weekend and there are some intriguing match ups right out of the gate. Here are our top five playoff games to watch this weekend. St. John’s Shrewsbury Pioneers (5-2) at Wachusett Mountaineers (7-0): Expect a tight game that will feature two teams that vastly different. St. John’s is explosive and can make big…


College: Ten thoughts on the week that was in D1 football in New England

1. Boston College looked like an FCS team Saturday night against Clemson. I want to believe that the 59-7 score was not indicative of the talent difference between these two programs right now but I am afraid it is. B.C doesn’t have the athletes to match up with Clemson. 2. The Globe’s Julian Benbow wrote a story on Sunday that Rutgers might be interested in hiring Eagles coach Steve Addazio….