Sunday, February 24, 2013
KP will play Hockomock League foe Mansfield in the Division 2 South tournament.
The King Philip High boys' ice hockey team will play Mansfield in the first game of the Division 2 South tournament, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Taunton Rink at 7:30 p.m. The Warriors are the 11th seed with a 9-8-3 record, while Mansfield finished the season at 9-8-3. For the complete pairings go to the MIAA website.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Disappointed at dropping of boys high school gymnastics competitions in Massachusetts, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman tweets about her disgust.
Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman heard about plans to drop competitive high school boys gymnastics in Massachusetts and she wasn't pleased. "Extremely disappointing that boys gymnastics is being dropped by MIAA. This quote upsets me," the gold-medaling gymnast from Needham tweeted Sunday. She posted the quote included in a Boston Globe story from Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association spokesman Paul Wetzel: "It's a girls sport," said Wetzel, referring to the lopsided [gymnastics] participation rates. "When was the last time you watched boys gymnastics? They don't get on the cover of the Wheaties box. They don't get the endorsements." Raisman's next tweet: There is absolutely no such thing as a "girl sport" #…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
King Philip athletic director Steve Schairer asked an MIAA committee if his school could be moved down a division in football.
UPDATED: King Philip's request to move down a division was denied by the MIAA Football Committee Wednesday, According to a report in the Boston Herald, one Dennis-Yartmouth in the south had their request approved at Burlington High. King Philip High School was one of 11 schools in the south region to go in front of an MIAA board to explain why they should be moved down a division in the new playoff format, according to a report in Tuesday's Boston Globe. Dennis-Yarmouth being granted means that Sharon will move up a division. King Philip athletic director Steve Schairer said he wanted the committee to look at the total potential enrollment number instead of at the fact they draw from three towns. Schairer cited fractured relationship …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Schools are broken into six divisions for high school football, starting in 2013, after a MIAA vote was taken Friday.
This could be the last year of regional champions in high school football after the MIAA member schools voted 161-131 in favor of a new playoff format, which would crown state champions, starting with the 2013 season, according to the Boston Herald. The plan was previously approved by the MIAA Football Committee and Tournament Management Committee, but needed a vote of approval from the general assembly, which took place Friday morning at Assabet Valley Regional in Marlboro. After two years of the pilot program, the plan will be reviewed. Highlights of the plan include: What it means locally: A copy of the MIAA proposal and a full breakdown of divisions are posted in the media galery.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Foxborough's Board of Selectmen approved the Gillette Stadium license application to host the 2012 MIAA High School Super Bowls on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For the sixth consecutive year, 12 Eastern Massachusetts high school football teams will be playing for Super Bowl championships inside Gillette Stadium. Foxborough’s Board of Selectmen have unanimously approved NPS LLC’s Gillette Stadium license application to host the 2012 MIAA High School Super Bowls on Saturday, December 1. The event, according to Gillette Stadium representative Phil Buttafuoco, will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude approximately at 9 p.m. There will be six football games played throughout the day in the stadium with 20-minute breaks between each game. “12 different communities will be coming in and out of Foxborough during the day,” Buttafuoco said. … “Estimated attendance is roughly 17,500.” Buttafuoco said there is…
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Directors voted to allow all the schools vote on a new football proposal in the fall.
The fate of a new statewide football playoff proposal will now be taken in the fall by all Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, according a report on boston.com. By an 11-2 vote, the MIAA Athletic Association's Board of Directors decided to put the volted to the member schools in October at a possible a high school in Central Massachusetts. If the board of directors had voted to approved yesterday, the plan would have been approved and put into motion. Instead, supporters will have to wait until the fall. Read more at http://www.boston.com/sports/schools/football/articles/2012/06/08/miaa_board_pushes_vote_on_football_plan_to_fall/
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Bringing you live coverage of MIAA State Tournament boys’ basketball action—Division 2 South Sectionals, Quarterfinal round.
Patch will be bringing you live coverage Thursday evening of the following quarterfinal round games in the MIAA Boys’ Basketball Division 2 South Sectional Bracket: For a complete Division 2 South Sectional boys’ bracket, click on the link: South Division 2. All games start around 7 p.m. With this live blog you can interact with us and send us game photos. No need for scoreboard watching...Patch has you covered. We start blogging around tip-off. Just click on the play button in the gray box and follow along!
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Bringing you live coverage of MIAA State Tournament boys’ basketball action—Division 2 South Sectionals, Round 1
Patch will be bringing you live coverage Tuesday evening of the following opening round games in the MIAA Boys’ Basketball Division 2 South Sectional Bracket: #4 Stoughton - #13 Duxbury (boys) #5 Medfield - #12 Norwood (boys) # 9 Oliver Ames - #8 Somerset (boys) For a complete Division 2 South Sectional boys’ bracket, click on the link: South Division 2 All games start around 7 p.m. With this live blog you can interact with us and send us game photos. No need for scoreboard watching...Patch has you covered. We start blogging around tip-off. Just click on the play button in the gray box and follow along!