Summer Scouting Series: Ryan Betro, OT 6-4 280, Lawrence Academy

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July 5, 2017

By John Sarianides We are going to stay at Lawrence Academy in this edition of the Summer Scouting Series and take a look at offensive tackle Ryan Betro. Betro is from Walpole, Massachusetts and transferred to Lawrence Academy last year. He verbally committed to Boston College this past spring.  Here is my scouting report on Ryan Betro.  Initial Quickness: Betro has above average get off. He has long arms and…

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Summer Scouting Series: Finn Dirstine, 6-5 325, OT Lawrence Academy

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July 2, 2017

By John Sarianides We start our summer scouting series by taking a look at Lawrence Academy offensive lineman Finn Dirstine. Dirstine verbally committed to Boston College in May. Here is our scouting report on Finn Dirstine. Initial Quickness: Dirstine has good initial quickness. He gets off the ball quickly, engages defenders and gets movement. Dirstine has the vertical quickness necessary to get to the second level and seal flowing linebackers….

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High School Football: Freshmen Sensations Kevin Pyne and Kalel Mullings Have Had Quite the Off-Season on the Recruiting Trail

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June 28, 2017

By John Sarianides Millis freshmen offensive tackle Kevin Pyne and Milton Academy freshmen running back Kalel Mullings have had quite the off-season. Instead of spending it like your average freshmen trying to get acclimated to high school life, they have spent it on the road visiting with college coaches across the country.  In the process, both have piled up the scholarship offers from several high profile programs. The interest they are…

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High School Football: Hiring Brent Williams was a No Brainer for Catholic Memorial

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June 26, 2017

By John Sarianides Catholic Memorial has reportedly hired former Patriots defensive end Brent Williams as the interim head coach for the 2017 season.  Williams spent eleven seasons in the NFL, eight of them with the Patriots. Williams also previously coached at CM as defensive line coach under former head coach Alex Campea.  He takes over for Dennis Golden who left the school earlier this month to take over as athletic…

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High School Football: Kevin Mensah Finally Finds a Home at UConn.

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June 18, 2017

By John Sarianides Shepherd Hill running back Kevin Mensah has finally found a home. Mensah announced yesterday that he will be attending the University of Connecticut this fall and play for the Huskies. Thank you to all the schools that have recruited me in the last 3 years…. pic.twitter.com/3VWuih19D9 — Kevin Mensah (@KingKevnn) June 17, 2017 It has been a whirlwind year for Mensah who announced at the end of…

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High School Football: Mike Sherman Just Never Seemed Like the Right Fit at Nauset

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May 15, 2017

By John Sarianides Former Green Bay Packers and Texas A&M head coach Mike Sherman resigned at Nauset last week. Sherman finished with a 4-18 record at the school. In a recent interview, Sherman says he stepped away because he felt that the program needed a coach in the building. Nauset is replacing Sherman with Bruce Strunk, who spent the past nine seasons coaching at Howard High School in Maryland, posting an…

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High School Football: Massachusetts Top 20 Prospects for 2018

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May 6, 2017

Image courtesy of Pat Freiermuth’s twitter account.  By John Sarianides 2018 recruiting is in full gear now that camp and combine season is here. Here is our preliminary list of the top 20 prospects in the state of Massachusetts right now. The list is subject to change. 1. Pat Freiermuth, TE, 6-5 260, Brooks School: Freiermuth has verbally committed to Penn State. The 6-5 tight end is athletic, has strong hands…

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High School Football: Bishop Feehan Bringing Back Gary Doherty Makes Sense

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March 4, 2017

By John Sarianides Bishop Feehan High School has hired Gary Doherty as it’s new Athletic Director and Head Football coach. This will be Doherty’s second stint with the Shamrocks. Doherty was the head coach at Feehan in 1996 and 1997.  Doherty returns to Feehan after spending the past 19 years at Framingham High School where he served as Athletic Director, Head Football Coach and as a P.E teacher.    Doherty…

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High School Football: Xaverian Hires the Right Coach in Al Fornaro

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February 17, 2017

By John Sarianides Xaverian Brothers High School announced yesterday that defensive coordinator Al Fornaro has been hired as the school’s new head football coach. Fornaro replaces Charlie Stevenson who retired after a legendary 24 year career that saw him win 206 games, 14 Catholic Conference titles and 7 Super Bowl titles. Fornaro is a Xaverian alum and has been coaching at the school since 1980. Coach Fornaro became the defensive…

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High School Football: Thoughts on National Signing Day in Massachusetts

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February 3, 2017

King Philip Tight End Brett Mazur will be attending Army in the fall.  By John Sarianides It was a busy National Signing Day around these parts as several high profile prospects from the state of Massachusetts committed to the school they will attending and playing football at over the course of the next four years. Several prospects from around the state signed with high profile programs like Boston College, Syracuse,…

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