Phillips Big Blue Football '17

Muse runs wild over Phillips

GROTON — No matter how hard they tried, Phillips could not stop Tony Muse.

The freshman Lawrence Academy back ran wild for over 300 yards and a whooping six touchdowns, leading the Spartans to a commanding 56-7 victory over Phillips in the Kevin Fleming Bowl.

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Football, 11/18/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Phillips, Phillips Exeter

EXETER, N.H. — The first five wins this year were nice, but the sixth, now that's special.

Heavily favored Phillips Andover withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally from Phillips Exeter to take a 17-14 win in the 136th installment of the famed rivalry. Andover leads all-time 74-52-10.

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Football, 11/11/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Geddes' huge day lifts Phillips

ANDOVER — Post-grad quarterback Zach Geddes was a monster on Saturday, throwing for four touchdowns and rushing for a fifth to lead Phillips to a 42-14 victory over worcester Academy.

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Football, 11/04/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Phillips football shut out

Playing on a field saturated by monsoon-like conditions, the Phillips football team was shut out by Deerfield Academy in a 7-0 slog. Deerfield scored the lone touchdown of the game in the second quarter, and with the loss Phillips falls to 4-2 on the season.

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Football, 10/29/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Phillips dominates 4th for comeback win

ANDOVER — "We had them right where we wanted them!" said Phillips coach Leon Modeste with a big laugh.

The Big Blue actually trailed 31-21 after three but dominated the fourth to earn the 42-31 win over Suffield, which fell to 4-2.

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Football, 10/21/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Phillips downed by powerhouse Choate

NORTH ANDOVER — Phillips ran into a buzzsaw on Saturday, falling to three-time defending NEPSAC champions Choate, 40-0.

"They're tremendous," said Phillips coach Leon Modeste, whose team dropped to 3-1. "One of the best high school football teams I've ever seen."

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Football, 10/07/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Big Blue ready for showdown

SALISBURY, Conn. — Phillips Academy is rolling into its showdown against fellow unbeaten Choate.

The Big Blue improved to 3-0, tripping Salisbury, 19-7.

Zach Geddes ran for a score and connected with Junior Almeida for an 85-yard TD connection. The post-grad signal-caller had 75 yards on the ground and threw for 166 yards.

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Football, 09/30/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Cohen, Phillips smother Loomis

ANDOVER — After a stout performance last week the Phillips defence was just as impressive on Saturday, holding Loomis Chaffe scoreless in the first half en route to a 27-14 win.

Adam Cohen was the leader for Phillips (2-0) defensively with eight tackles and a sack. North Reading's Bobby O'Donnell chipped in with seven tackles, a fumble recovery and a sack. 

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Football, 09/23/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Phillips defense puts hurt on

LAKEVILLE, Conn.  — The Phillips defense had the Hotchkiss quarterback scrambling for his life in a 47-13 season-opening win over Hotchkiss.

The Big Blue had a whopping nine sacks and 300-plus pound lineman Ricardo Hernandez had a 2-yard fumble recovery for a score. Adam Cohen and Kevin Milowski each had three sacks.

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Football, 09/16/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars