High School: Fall II Division 1 Preview

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February 17, 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. We start our previews with a look at Division 1 which will once again be dominated by the Catholic Conference. Here are my thoughts on Division 1. 1. St. John’s Prep and Catholic Memorial appear to be on a collision…

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NEFJ 25 DAYS OF THANKSGIVING RIVALRIES – St. John’s Prep vs. Xaverian

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November 6, 2020

Series record: Xaverian leads the all-time series 30-21 A look at the rivalry: While this isn’t one of the longest rivalries on our countdown, it is one of the most competitive. Xaverian saw a six-game win streak over the Eagles end last season with a 35-0 thumping by the eventual D1 state champion Eagles. Quite a bit of talent has graced the field when these two teams meet as well….

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High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – Saint John’s Prep

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October 30, 2020

We turn our attention to Danvers this week and the two-time defending Division 1 Super Bowl champion St. John’s Prep Eagles. Head coach Brian St. Pierre is (hopefully) entering his seventh season at the helm of the program, and even though he’s disappointed that SJP isn’t getting ready for a playoff game this week, like most of us the pandemic has changed St. Pierre’s perspective on things quite a bit….

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High School: Former SJP, BC Eagle Brian St. Pierre named best Massachusetts coach

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August 19, 2020

Photo courtesy of JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 It’s been almost 20 years since Brian St. Pierre last put on pads for a football game in the state of Massachusetts, but his impact on the game locally is as important as it’s ever been.  The St. John’s Prep grad turned Boston College quarterback finished his SJP career in 1998 and was the Eagles’ quarterback through 2002. St. Pierre…

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High School: Get to know the name Joenel Aguero. You are going to hear a lot about him in the coming years

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July 29, 2020

Photo courtesy of Rose Raymond/fotoworks If you don’t know who St. John’s Prep athlete Joenel Aguero is, you will found out soon enough. Aguero is the most highly touted prospect to come out of Massachusetts in a long time and that is saying a lot when you consider all of the talent the state has produced in recent years. Aguero is the class of 2023 yet he already holds 11…

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Nickel Package: Five Thought’s From Friday Night’s High School Action

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September 19, 2016

Bridgewater-Raynham’s upset of Xaverian highlights a wild weekend of high school football in Massachusetts.   1.No one in the state of Massachusetts thought that BR would beat Xaverian and snap their 25 game winning streak. Kudos to Coach Dan Buron and his kids. They played tough, physical Trojan football and got a huge win. 2. Central Catholic beat St. John’s Prep for the first time since 2011. I can’t say…

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