Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Stoughton School Committee unanimously approved the David James Wade Memorial Scholarship at its meeting Tuesday night. Wade, a senior at Stoughton High this school year, tragically died Sept. 29, 2012.
The Stoughton School Committee unanimously approved the David James Wade Memorial Scholarship at its meeting Tuesday night. Wade, a senior at Stoughton High this school year, tragically died following an accidental shooting at his Turnpike Street home Sept. 29, 2012. The scholarship will give 10 of his former classmates financial assistance in continuing their education beyond high school. Wade was a lineman on the Stoughton High football team, and was a past cheerleader at SHS. Following his death, the football team dedicated its season to Wade, which included the emotional 20-0 win over visiting Foxborough the evening of Oct. 5, played just hours after his funeral. His #56 jersey was placed on the team's bench each game for the …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Stoughton will be in the same playoff division as Milford, North Attleboro and Oliver Ames in football next season.
After hearing appeals from 10 high schools, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Football Committee has completed its realignment of the high school football divisions for next season's new playoff format. According to the Boston Herald, appeals from Arlington Catholic, Pope John, Matignon, Boston Latin, Diman, Mashpee and Maynard were approved by the MIAA football committee. Sharon tried to move from Division 3 Southeast to Division 4 South but their appeal was denied. With the divisions complete, Stoughton High finds itself in the newly formed Division 3 Southwest next season, which is comprised of a total of 12 schools. Stoughton was in Division 3 this past season. Eight of the 12 teams in Division 3 Southwest …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Video and photo highlights from last Wednesday’s pre-Thanksgiving Pep Rally at Stoughton High.
Check out the media gallery for video and photo highlights from the annual Wednesday before Thanksgiving Pep Rally at Stoughton High, held prior to the annual Powderpuff game, and the day before the annual Thanksgiving Day football game against Canton. The Stoughton High band and color guard, SHS Cheerleaders, XClusive Knights, and powderpuff cheerleaders all performed. Stoughton High football senior captains Andrew Kelly, Mike Connelly, Adam Leonard and Aaron Mack spoke, as did head coach Greg Burke, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marguerite Rizzi, Interim Town Manager Joseph Feaster, SHS Principal Julie Miller and Athletic Director Ryan Donahue. The seniors (Class of 2013) won the annual Spirit Wall contest, and were declared the overall …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Photos from the 87th annual Thanksgiving football game between Stoughton and Canton, played Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 in Stoughton (pictures of the players, fans, cheerleaders and marching band).
Stoughton lost to Canton on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2004, with the Bulldogs earning a shocking 28-26 victory in overtime Thursday in Stoughton. It was the first time in the 87-year history of the Thanksgiving rivalry that the game was decided in overtime. Frankie Morris had two touchdowns for Stoughton, while Malachi Baugh had a rushing touchdown and Dan Eckler had a touchdown pass to Marcus Middleton. The Black Knights finish the season 9-2, 2-2 in the Hockomock League's Davenport Division. Click here for a full recap of the game. Take a look at the media gallery for pictures of the players, cheerleaders, marching band and fans. ***
A recap of Thanksgiving football action in the Hockomock League.
If anything, Thanksgiving once again proved how exciting and unpredictable the Hockomock League can be. The League's two playoff teams both lost; Stoughton and Mansfield's long Thanksgiving win streaks were snapped, while Oliver Ames extended its streak; the King Philip/Franklin and Stoughton/Canton games came down to the wire, with the KP/Franklin game being decided in the final seconds, and with Stoughton/Canton being decided in overtime, and Foxborough orchestrated a second-half comeback vs. Mansfield. The other games were blowouts. Thanksgiving marked the end of the season for nine of the teams in the league, but Mansfield (Division 2) and Sharon (Division 3) will head to the postseason, playing in a semifinal game Tuesday night, …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Stoughton lost to Canton on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2004, with the Bulldogs earning a shocking victory in overtime.
For the first time since 2004, the Canton High football team beat Stoughton on Thanksgiving, with the Bulldogs shocking the heavily-favored Black Knights, 28-26, Thursday in Stoughton. And for the first time in the 87-year history of the Thanksgiving rivalry, the game was decided in overtime. After Frankie Morris got Stoughton on the board first in overtime with a two-yard touchdown run, giving the Black Knights a 26-20 lead after the two point conversion attempt was fumbled, Canton responded with a five-yard touchdown run by Shane Nordgren to tie the game. Canton then won on Dexter Green's successful two-point conversion run. The Bulldog players stormed the field as Stoughton players, dejected, walked towards their sideline - a successful…
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, week 11: Bringing you live coverage of the Canton/Stoughton, Sharon/Oliver Ames, Foxborough/Mansfield, Franklin/King Philip and North Attleboro/Attleboro Hockomock League football games.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Welcome to the Patch Hockomock League football live blog, Thanksgiving edition. All teams are in action Thursday morning, Nov. 22, with all games starting at 10 a.m. The Patch team will be bringing you updates from: With this live blog you can interact with us and send us game photos. No need for scoreboard watching...Patch has you covered. The live blog will be posted, right here, embedded in this article prior to kickoff. So bookmark this page and return Thanksgiving morning to follow all the action.. In the meantime, catch up with what happened in week 10 around the gridiron in the Hockomock League: Hockomock Football Recap: Division Champs Crowned; Teams Look Ahead to Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
In a season full of victory and joy and tragedy and one frustrating defeat, Stoughton High senior quarterback Dan Eckler says there is plenty to be thankful for as Stoughton heads into its final contest, the annual Thanksgiving game vs. Canton.
Editor's Note: Heading into his final high school football game this Thursday vs. Canton on Thanksgiving, Stoughton High senior quarterback Dan Eckler shares his thoughts on Stoughton's season. Eckler has been playing football for 11 years. As the starting quarterback this season, he has helped lead Stoughton to a 9-1 record. *** There is no other way to describe this season other than comparing it to Hurricane Sandy that devastated the east coast a few weeks ago. From the outside looking in, all people can see is that we lost one of our brothers, and our season is going to end on Thanksgiving, only to reiterate the playoff curse that Stoughton seems to be doomed by. They may also see that one of our senior captains got hurt halfway …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Stoughton High Football team is 9-1, but is eliminated from postseason contention heading into the final game of the season. None of that matters right now, however, as the team is focused on beating rival Canton in the annual Thanksgiving showdown.
Down, but not out. A cliche used in sports to describe a situation when a there is a slight, albeit improbable chance of pulling off a given task. Out, but not down might be a good way to describe the Stoughton High football team's current situation, however, heading into its annual Thanksgiving Day showdown with rival Canton Thursday at 10 a.m. at Stoughton High. Stoughton is eliminated from postseason contention, despite a 9-1 record, but is still fired up to play Canton on Thanksgiving. Stoughton will be going for its eighth-straight Thanksgiving win, a win streak which dates back to 2005. It's a series Stoughton has dominated since 1995, winning 15 of the last 17 matchups. A win will also give Stoughton a 10-1 record, which would be …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Black Knights enter Thanksgiving 9-1, going for a school-record 10th regular season win, while also looking to extend a current 7-game Thanksgiving win streak over Canton (2-6 this season). The game is Thursday, Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. at Stoughton High.
With the Stoughton High football team's 25-21 win against Bridgewater-Raynham Nov. 9 on the road in the books, Stoughton Patch will look at some key factors contributing to the win and look ahead to this Thursday's home contest against visiting Canton (2-6, 1-2 Davenport Division) at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving. Stoughton is 9-1 (2-1 Davenport) heading into the game. 1. Stoughton Dominance on Thanksgiving - Coming into yet another Thanksgiving clash between Stoughton and Canton, the Knights lead the all-time series 43-39-4, a series that dates back to 1926. A Stoughton win this turkey day would match Stoughton's longest win-streak in the series at 8 games (done once before from 1995-2002). In 15 of the the last 17 Thanksgiving matchups, the …