Wahconah football put forth a gallant effort in Foxborough, but couldn't catch Cohasset. The Warriors ultimately fell 27-12 in the MIAA D-VII state championship game on Wednesday at Gillette Stadium.
Eleven-straight steps in the right direction has the Wahconah football team standing in the tunnel of Gillette Stadium.
Wahconah has played three previous games at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, going 1-2 in those games. Most recently, the Warriors fell to Mashpee in 2016 in a state final. Here's a look back at all three visits to Fort Foxboro.
When Wahconah takes the turf at Gillette Stadium, the team on the opposite sideline will be the Skippers of Cohasset.
The Eagle dug threw 11 game stories from Wahconah football's 11-0 season thus far and picked out a series of quotes that illustrate this journey through an unbeaten year in the run up to Wednesday's state final.
The Wahconah football team is hard at work this weekend preparing for Wednesday's state championship game. The Eagle caught up with four of the Warriors seniors to get a little more backstory on how this program earned the chance to compete at Gillette Stadium for the ultimate prize.
FOXBOROUGH — The opinion was unanimous at the 2021 MIAA state football championships breakfast.
After Saturday's victory over Northbridge in the state semifinals, Wahconah football is back in the film room and on the practice field this week preparing for the MIAA D-VII State Final, which will be played at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m.
Wahconah football is headed to a State Super Bowl. Brad and Ben Noyes led the way, as the Warriors punched their ticket to Gillette Stadium behind a 22-7 victory over Central Mass. power Northbridge on Saturday in the MIAA D-VII State Semifinals.
DUDLEY — After months of smothering opponents, the top-seeded Hurricanes met their match at Shepherd Hill High School.
Forty-eight minutes will make or break a trip to Gillette Stadium and a shot at a state title for two Berkshire County high school football teams.
As the book closes on the 2021 football season, the last few chapters got pretty exciting for the Spartans.
DALTON — Wahconah reached the MIAA semifinals as they thumped Clinton 48-14 Friday night in the Warrior’s final home appearance, running their season record to 10-0.
ADAMS — The Hurricanes earned the top spot in the Division VIII state tournament due to their devastating firepower on offense. That same Hoosac Valley football team is now one of the state's Final Four teams in D-VIII because of its defense.
And then there were two.
After the first weekend of the MIAA football tournament, most of the higher-rated teams made it to the second round. Wahconah and Hoosac Valley, both No. 1 seeds, advanced to the Round of 8.
PITTSFIELD — The peaks of success can’t exist without the valleys of defeat.
"Proud of the effort. A lot of fight in our guys tonight," said Lee coach Keith Thomson. "They came out, you could see it in their eyes. This was playoff football, and they grasped that, knew what was at stake and laid it all on the field tonight."
Jonah Smith rushed for 127 yards, and the Wahconah defense kept visiting Lunenburg out of the end zone in a 38-0 drubbing to open MIAA Division VII state tournament play on Friday in Dalton.
ADAMS — The Hurricanes faced the unknowns of the inaugural Massachusetts state tournament and were actually the team weathering an early storm on Friday night.
One of the first things learned when becoming a journalist is the inverted pyramid, a story structure rule that places the important information first.
Warriors, Hurricanes, Generals and Wildcats all received invites to the 2021 afterparty, also known as the inaugural MIAA state football playoff.