High School: Nobles linebacker Casey Phinney commits to Michigan

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April 3, 2020

Michigan picked up another commitment this morning from a top recruit in the state of Massachusetts. Nobles inside linebacker Casey Phinney, a three star recruit announced he was committing to Michigan. Excited to announce my commitment to the University of Michigan〽️🔵#GoBlue @FBCoachDBrown @CoachJim4UM @UMichFootball @CoachVoulgaris pic.twitter.com/QBd726auVw — Casey Phinney (@caseyphinney) April 3, 2020 The Marshfield, Massachusetts native also had offers from Army, UMass, Princeton and Georgetown but ultimately chose the…

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High School: St. Sebastian’s tight end Louis Hansen commits to Michigan

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April 2, 2020

St. Sebastian’s tight end Louis Hansen announced today that he will be attending the University of Michigan. The four star recruit made the announcement on Rivals.com. Hansen was heavily recruited and had 26 offers from some of the top programs in the country. COMMITTED!!! pic.twitter.com/e6PEIYDmu4 — Louis Hansen (@Louiehansen20) April 2, 2020 Hansen visited Michigan, Boston College. Ohio State and Wisconsin but ultimately settled on Michigan. Michigan of course has…

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High School: Catholic Memorial’s Owen McGowan receives an offer from Stanford

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March 31, 2020

Catholic Memorial junior running back and linebacker Owen McGowan tweeted out on Saturday evening that he has received an offer from Stanford. Very honored to announce I’ve received an offer from Stanford University!! @Coach_Gould pic.twitter.com/J0iiDadY7s — Owen McGowan (@owen_mcgowan32) March 28, 2020 The highly touted McGowan also has verbally committed to Boston College, the only other FBS school that he currently holds an offer from. Stanford offering McGowan a scholarship…

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High school: 2019 Players and coaches of the year by division

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December 23, 2019

We wrap up the 2019 season with our player and coach of the year for each division. Division One Player of the year: Owen McGowan, Catholic Memorial:McGowan was the best two way player in the state as a junior. When the Knights needed a key first down or needed to make a stop, it was McGowan who usually made the play. McGowan will be one of the top three players…

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High school: Final Top 25 Poll of the season

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December 14, 2019

St. John’s Prep is number one in our final poll of the season. The 2019 season is officially over so here is our final top 25 poll of the season. 1. St. John’s Prep (11-1): Eagles finish number one in the state after beating CM and winning back to back state championships. 2. Mansfield (11-1): The Hornets capped off a dominate run by beating LS in the Division 2 Super…

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Division One Super Bowl Recap: St. John’s Prep 21 Catholic Memorial 14

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December 8, 2019

Game Rewind: For the second straight season, St. John’s Prep beat Catholic Memorial to claim the Division One State Championship. Unlike last year’s game, the Eagles had to grind out a win and relied on turnovers to do it. Both teams combined to turn the ball over five times in the first half but four of those turnovers were by Catholic Memorial. The Prep was able to convert one of…

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Division 3 Super Bowl Recap: Springfield Central 38 Duxbury 13

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December 7, 2019

Game Rewind: After a scoreless first quarter, Springfield Central took the game over scoring 18 unanswered point between the second and third quarter en route to a 38-13 win. Springfield Central’s speed was the difference in this game as quarterback William Watson threw three touchdown passes over 30 yards. It was an impressive performance by a team that has been dominate most of the season. Here are three thoughts on the…

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Division 4 Super Bowl Recap: Melrose 28 Plymouth South 13

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December 7, 2019

Kevin Stone, New England Football Journal contributor Game Rewind: For the second time in three years, the Red Raiders sit atop the D4 mountain after a 28-13 win over Plymouth South. The game was close for a half but Melrose pulled away in the fourth quarter after leaning on their potent running game. Here are three thoughts on the game. 1. Pesce shines: It was an exceptionally emotional day for senior Will…

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Division 5 Super Bowl Recap: Swampscott 21 Amherst-Pelham 0

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December 7, 2019

By Kevin Stone, New England Football Journal contributor Game Rewind: In a dominant performance, Big Blue held the Hurricanes to just 53 yards of total offense – six in the second half- and cruised to its first state title since 2007. 1. Big Blue defense dominates: The defense was obviously the story with Nick Reiser getting a sack, Angelo Ciciotti a strip sack and Tyler Marshall with a recovery. Zack Palmer also…

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Division 6 Super Bowl Recap: Ashland 28 Bishop Fenwick 22

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December 7, 2019

Game Rewind: Ashland won their first state title since 1995 beating Bishop Fenwick 28-22 in a thrilling game. Quarterback Dom Cavanagh was the story. Cavanagh threw for 270 yards and scored four total touchdowns in the win. The win caps off a terrific season for coach Andrew McKay and the Clockers. It has been a long time coming for this program. They have finally reached the top. Here are three thoughts on…

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