High School Football: 5 Thoughts On Week Five Of the Massachusetts High School Football Season

October 12, 2018

Photo courtesy of Josh Perry/Hockomock Sports.com Here are five thoughts on the weekend that was in Massachusetts high school football. 1. King Philip bounced back from a tough loss to Mansfield by pounding a good Franklin team 35-14. The Warriors are alive and well in D2 South. 2. North Andover is legit folks. If you didn’t think so before, Friday night’s beat down of Tewksbury should be a wake up…


High School Football: Thoughts On Week 4

October 2, 2018

(Ryan Lanigan/HockomockSports.com) Here some thoughts on the week that was in Massachusetts high school football. 1.Let’s face it, people around here left Xaverian for dead after losing the D1 Super Bowl to Everett last season. By beating CM, the Hawks proved that the road to Gillette in D1 South still goes through them. 2. Mansfield survived a thriller over King Philip Friday night 28-27. The Warriors went for the win by going…


High School Football: Ten Thoughts On The Week That Was in Massachusetts High School Football

September 26, 2018

The X finally got the best of Bishop Stepinac this past weekend. Here are ten thoughts on the week that was in Massachusetts high school football. 1. Everett got a scare last week from St.John’s Prep but the Tide survived. The Prep acquitted themselves well however and look like a legit contender in Division One. 2. Xaverian’s win over Bishop Stepinac was impressive and it proved that the X is…


High School Football: Top Games for Week 3

September 21, 2018

The Prep travels to Everett on Saturday in a huge D1 North match up.  Here are my top five games high school football games in Massachusetts for this weekend. As usual, there are some great games on the schedule so get out and catch one of these games. Franklin at Mansfield: The Panthers are off to a 2-0 start and have a talented core of skill players returning. With impressive wins…


Dime Package: Thoughts On The Week That Was In Massachusetts High School Football

September 17, 2018

Here are my thoughts on Week two of the high school football season in Massachusetts. 1. Everett proved that they are without a doubt the best team in the state by pummeling Mansfield. 2. Bishop Feehan upsetting North Attleboro is not a surprise to me. Gary Doherty has turned things around at Feehan and he has the Shamrocks on the right track. North isn’t the team they were last season….


High School Football: Top Games for Week Two

September 14, 2018

Senior quarterback Damani Scott leads a Mansfield team primed to pull off an upset tonight. It is week two on the Massachusetts high school football schedule and there are some great games on the docket. Here are the top games you should keep an eye for Week 2. #1 Everett at #7 Mansfield: The Hornets think they have a Super Bowl caliber team. Tonight’s game against Everett will go a long…


High School Football: Top Games for Week One

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September 7, 2018

John DiBiaso will make his long awaited debut with the Knights tomorrow against St. John’s Shrewsbury. (Photo courtesy of Catholic Memorial) It is week one of the Massachusetts high school football season. Here are our top games for this weekend. Everett at Xaverian: Thelxon Pierre makes his Everett head coaching debut against the X at the nest in a tough opening week match up. Catholic Memorial At St. John’s Shrewsbury: The Pioneers…


High School Football: CM Makes an Interesting Hire in John DiBiaso

January 19, 2018

Photo courtesy of Danny Ventura/Boston Herald When Everett football coach and athletic director John DiBiaso retired last month, I wrote a piece chronicling his great career at Everett. I mentioned in that piece that I didn’t think this was going to be the last we were going to see the legendary coach on the sideline. Well, I was right. DiBiaso was introduced in a press conference (little over the top…


High School Football: After 30 Years of Success, John DiBiaso Retires at Everett

(Everett,  MA,  01/15/14) Everett coach/athletic director John DiBiaso works with the Everett High School basketball team during practice on Wednesday,  January 15,  2014.  Staff Photo by Nancy Lane
December 8, 2017

Arguably the greatest coach in Massachusetts high school football history retired on Wednesday. John DiBiaso retired from his position as head football at Everett High School after a 25 year run of dominance. DiBiaso complied a 304-75-1 in 30 years as a head coach at St. Patrick’s, Weston and Everett. 252 of those wins came at Everett. He never had a losing season while guiding the Crimson Tide. When you think…


High School Football: Thoughts on Super Bowl Weekend in Massachusetts

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December 5, 2017

Image courtesy of Joe Parello and suitesports.com Massachusetts crowned eight division champions this past weekend at Gillette Stadium. Here are my thoughts on the games. Division 1: Everett 35 Xaverian 10: Xaverian played well in the first half and only trailed 14-10. The Hawks used their running game to ball control Everett and keep Jake Willcox and company on the side line. Everett however took control of the game to start…