High School: Division 4 Fall II Preview

February 20, 2021

The Fall II football season kicks off on Monday February 22nd. After a year and half of no football, student athletes in Massachusetts will be hitting the gridiron once again. Our next preview is focuses on Division 4 which is a deep division and has several programs that could be experiencing an upswing this season. Here are my thoughts on Division 4. 1. Melrose should once again in the conversation…


NEFJ 25 Days Of Thanksgiving Rivalries: Leominster vs. Fitchburg

November 4, 2020

Series Record: Leominster leads the all-time series 62-47-6 View of the Rivalry: Leominster and Fitchburg have been playing on Thanksgiving for 114 years. The two schools have been playing each other for 125 years. It is arguably the most intense Thanksgiving rivalry in Central Mass. The two schools started playing in 1894. Leominster won the first meeting 40-0.Fitchburg however disputed this as the first game until 1969. It shows how…