Central Catholic Raiders Football '06

Prep makes big stops in win

Central Catholic's (No. 33) Mike Leavitt sprints away from St. John's defenders in football action. St. John's defeated Central Catholic, 27-17.1 Photo

DANVERS | The difference between a win or a loss is not the number of yards or first downs a team racks up, but how many points are on the board.

Visiting Central Catholic marched up and down the field in the first half, but never had a lead against St. John's Prep at Cronin Stadium. The Eagles relied on their defense for some big stops in the red zone to take the battle of Groveland, where both Prep's Jim O'Leary and Raider coach Chuck Adamopoulos reside, 27-17. It marked the third straight win for St. John's and overall the series is now 20-10-1 in its favor.

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Football, 08/24/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Pierce, Andover's defense create a logjam

Central's Chris Morales tries to run past Andover's Joe Lattari during their Thanksgiving Day game at Andover High School.2 Photos

ANDOVER | With a little deja vu at the start, a couple of big plays from quarterback Mike Pierce and some clutch stops from an unappreciated defense, Andover whipped up the recipe for a joyous holiday yesterday morning.

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Football, 08/22/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars