Thanksgiving Day Football: The Hype [VIDEO]

Photo:Waiting for the game. It is less than a week before the annual Thanksgiving Day Football game between Belmont and Watertown high schools next Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at Belmont’s Harris Field. Nearing its centennial – the game was first played in 1920 – the yearly clash of neighboring students has had many […]

Sports: Belmont’s Comeback Victory Over Winchester Brings Playoffs Closer

Photo: Belmont senior Dylan Ferdinand intercepts Winchester pass that led to Belmont winning TD.  Senior Running Back Ben Jones’ third touchdown with 19 seconds remaining proved the margin of victory as Belmont High School scored 21 second half points to defeat visiting Winchester High (2-4) Sachems, 28-21, under the Friday night lights, Oct. 14, and […]

Football: Belmont Stands Up To Reading In Friday Night Battle

Photo:  There was no “moral” victory Friday night in Reading, said Belmont Head Coach Yann Kumin after Marauders’ hard-fought, defeat at the hands of last year’s Super Bowl finalist, 47-21, “We played a hard-fought game, and we’re excited about it. But we live in the real world, and there are no moral victories, we believe […]

Sports: Mistakes Rain on Belmont Football In Loss to Winless Woburn

Photo: The Belmont High defense in pursuit. Belmont gifted Woburn its first victory of the year with a big bow on top. On a wet, misty night, the Marauders left a season’s worth of mistakes and miscues on the field, allowing the hometown Tanners to walk off the field with the win, 10-7, under the […]

Football: Belmont Drains SpyPonders, 17-14, on Final Play Field Goal

Photo: It’s good as Aidan Cadogan (#3) is congratulated after hitting the winning points vs. Arlington. After the final whistle blew, a person on the sidelines said, “Belmont doesn’t win games like this.” It does now. A 31-yard field goal by junior kicker Aidan Cadogan splitting the uprights on the final play of the game […]

Football: Jones Records Record Breaking Run in Home Opening Win [VIDEO]

Photo: An exhausted Ben Jones at the end of a record-breaking effort vs. Medford. Under the Friday Night Lights of Harris Field, Belmont High’s Senior Running Back Ben Jones scorched Medford as the running back ran for five touchdowns – four for more than 50 yards – as he piled up 334 yards in the […]

Sports: Upset-Minded Belmont Football Falls to Final Minute Watertown FG, 24-22

Photo: Belmont RB Ben Jones runs through a wide opening in the line to score late in the fourth quarter against Watertown. In what will be remembered as an epic Thanksgiving Day clash, Belmont’s bid for a memorable upset of arch rivals and host Watertown was derailed by the foot of sophomore Conor Kennelly as […]

Sports: Belmont Football Falls Just Short to Masco in Home Finale, 20-17

Photo: Joe Shaughnessy catches an eight-yard pass from Cal Christofori for a touchdown against Masco. For the third time this season, Belmont High School’s football team came close, really close, to pulling out a fourth quarter comeback in front of the Harris Field home crowd. But just like games against Woburn and Lexington, the Marauders could […]

Sports: Belmont Football Down Somerville Behind 4 TDs by Johnson

Photo: Makhi Johnson on his 70-yard touchdown run Friday night. Senior running back Makhi Johnson scored four touchdowns and gained 280 yards to lead a balanced rushing attack featuring the return of fellow back junior Ben Jones as Belmont High School Football (4-5) won back-to-back games for the first time this season to defeat Somerville High School, […]

Sports: Johnson’s 368 yards, 5 TDs Leads Belmont by Boston Latin, 50-20

Photo: Belmont High’s Mekhai Johnson.  Belmont High School senior Mekhai Johnson solidified his place as one of the premier running backs in the state with a career highlight performance of 368 yards and five rushing touchdowns to lead the Marauders to a 50-20 win over host Boston Latin at Boston’s White Stadium in Boston.  Under […]