Shawsheen Tech’s football team improved to a perfect 3-0 in Thanksgiving Day games against Arlington Catholic and moved its overall record to 12-0 with a 42-19 win against AC on Thursday in Billerica. Shawsheen’s next and final stop is next Friday’s Div. 5 state championship Super Bowl against North ReadingContinue Reading

With the Merrimack Valley Conference’s championship hanging in the balance, the Billerica High football team stopped Chelmsford on four straight plays from the Indian 5-yard line, the last coming with just 39 seconds remaining, and held on for a 20-14 victory in a Thanksgiving Day game played at Chelmsford. “That’sContinue Reading

Between them, they weigh more than 600 pounds and stand well over 12 feet high. Senior linemen John Colby and Keith Johnston have always had plenty of responsibilities on the football field, but Thursday’s Merrimack Valley Conference championship tilt against Chelmsford gave the veterans and their linemates a little extraContinue Reading

The dilemma?  When you’re a team preparing to play for a state championship with another game in between.  Rest the starters so nobody gets hurt for the Super Bowl?  Spend less time preparing for the Thanksgiving Day game and focus mostly on the championship?  Shawsheen Tech football coach Al CostabileContinue Reading