High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 10

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November 9, 2019

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…

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High school: Top 5 playoff games for round one

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November 2, 2019

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…

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High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 9

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October 30, 2019

Owen McGowan and Catholic Memorial are ready to make another championship run. It is playoff time! Round one of the state playoff begins tonight. Here is our top 25 heading into this weekend’s playoff games. 1. Catholic Memorial (7-0): Knights host Needham in round one of the D1 playoffs. 2. St. John’s Prep (6-1): Eagles open the D1 North playoffs as the two seed and host Lowell in round one….

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High School: Week 8 games to watch

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October 26, 2019

As the regular season wraps up, several teams are on byes but there are still games this weekend that will have major playoff implications. Here are the top match ups for this weekend. Newton North Tigers at #20 Milton Wildcats: Balls will be flying tonight in Milton when these two pass happy programs get together. I would expect a shootout in what could end being the best game of the…

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High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 8

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October 25, 2019

Wachusett has been dominant this season. Our final regular season rankings are here. There was some movement, particularly in the 15 to 20 range. Here goes! 1. Catholic Memorial (6-1): Knights wrap up an undefeated regular season with a 42-9 win over Framingham. 2. St. John’s Prep (6-1): Eagles looked off offensively in a 10-0 win over B.C High. 3. Everett (5-1): Tide hanging firm in the three spot and…

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High School: Ten Thoughts on Week 7

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October 25, 2019

Dom Cavanaugh went 18 of 24 for 259 yards and four total touchdowns in Ashland’s win over Holliston. It is hard to believe that there is only one week left in the regular season. Week seven featured some great games and some impressive offensive performances. Here are some thoughts on the week that was and a look ahead. 1. St. John’s Shrewsbury scored 50 first half points against Xaverian. I…

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High School: Week 7 games to watch

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October 19, 2019

Matt Crowley and St. John’s Prep will look to bounce back from a loss to CM when they visit B.C High. Here are top games to watch for week 7. There are several key with potential seeding implications. #2 St. John’s Prep Eagles at B.C High Eagles: The Prep will look to bounce back after a tough loss to CM. B.C High is big and physical and they flexed their…

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High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 7

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October 19, 2019

Here is our top 25 for week 7. There were some changes once again but the order stayed the same for the most part. 1. Catholic Memorial (6-0): The Knights made a statement with their win over St. John’s Prep and reinforced the notion that they are the best team in the state. 2. St. John’s Prep (5-1): The Eagles went toe to toe with CM and would love another…

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High School: Week 6 games to watch

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October 11, 2019

Colby Pires and Milford look to make a statement tonight at Canton. There are only a handful of important games this weekend but they have some big implications. Here are our top games for this weekend. #23 Milford Scarlet Hawks at #17 Canton Bulldogs: Milford is one of the most explosive offensive teams in the state. Colby Pires is the best quarterback in the Hockomock League but Canton quarterback Johnny…

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High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 6

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October 11, 2019

Nashoba, Wachusett square off in a big Central, Mass game this week. (Photo courtesy of┬áMichael Wyand) Our weekly top 25 heading into week 6. Barnstable, B.C High and Xaverian all dropped out of my top 25. New Bedford, Milford and Bishop Fenwick are the new entrants. 1. Catholic Memorial (5-0): Knights make a statement by thrashing Xaverian. 2. St. John’s Prep (5-0): The Prep hosts CM on Saturday in what…

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