Saturday, October 13, 2012
Mansfield comes back in the second half to dominate Canton 34-14.
The Mansfield High football team came back in the second half to dominate the Canton Bulldogs, 34-14, on Friday in Canton. While Canton had the lead during the first half, Mansfield’s passing game and offensive line slowly wore out the Canton defense. Canton had a great opportunity in the first quarter with the first kickoff. Canton’s Elias Camacho made a stellar return to Mansfield’s 30-yard line in the first play of the game, and Canton moved up the field to Mansfield’s 1 yard line. The Bulldogs couldn’t get past Mansfield’s defense and had to turnover on downs. Canton kept up their offense push in the first half, relying on Camacho, Ian Glavin and Dexter Green for their amazing running game. Mansfield took the early lead with a 27-yard …
Mansfield's head coach Michael Redding celebrates his 200th win on Friday.
Mansfield varsity football head coach Michael Redding got his 200th win on Friday when Mansfield took Canton in the second half to win at 34-14. “It’s been a privilage to be a part of it,” he said. “It just reflects support from the community, great players and a lot of unknown guys who work for three years to play their senior year and they become good football players through that dedication.” Redding, who starting coaching Mansfield after coaching college football in 1988, now has 200 wins in his career for over 24 seasons. “First year in 88,’ I thought it was a one-year deal,” he said. “I enjoyed it, and every year it’s gotten better. The community is so supportive. The players commit so much that it’s like a college-level commitment. …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
A look at the outcome of each Mansfield Foxborough game since 1925.
Total: Mansfield 45- Foxboro 32-Ties 3 Mansfield and Foxborough have held a healthy rivalry for more than 60 years when it comes to the yearly Thanksgiving game. It's safe to say that the current rivalry between the two teams somewhat stems from this yearly tradition. Boasting about your town's team is one thing, but here are the numbers to back it up! And it's not boasting if you can back it up. * Starting in 1945 the series has been played on Thanksgiving. From 1933 to 1938 the teams did not play.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Hornets defeat Barnstable Red Raiders 34-33
The Mansfield football team defeated the Barnstable Red Raiders on Friday 34-33 in overtime. Mansfield seemed to have the game in the back pocket for the first three quarters, keeping a healthy lead of 17-points over Barnstable for that time. Mansfield head coach Mike Redding said that he did not want to risk injuries in this game by keeping kids in too long and pushing too far. He said he wanted to keep the players fresh to keep injuries to a minimum for the upcoming Franklin and North Attleboro games. "And it backfired on us," he said. "But I'd do the same thing again; our emphasis is to win the league and get to the playoffs." Mansfield struck first during the game, getting a six-point touchdown from a two-yard run from Greg Donahue. …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Follow the Mansfield Varsity Football team live this Friday!
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Why wait until the following day or the following week to find out about how the Mansfield High School football team fared? Why even wait until after the game? With Patch’s Friday Night LIVE Cover It Live blog, you can follow action around the Hockomock League as it happens, in real time. When your team makes a big play, comes up with the key turnover on defense, or scores the go-ahead touchdown, Patch will keep you updated. Can’t get to the game? We have you covered—and you’ll feel like you are right in the stands. Even if you’re at the game, you’re going to want to know how the other Hockomock League teams are doing. With playoff berths on the line in both divisions, those divisional games have increased importance. With …