Articles Posted in the " football " Category

  • Struggles for NFL Kickers Last Season

    by Tommy Redington Class of 2016 In the past decades of football, the extra point has been the most converted play in the game, allowing for an extra point to be added to the six point score virtually every time an offense scored a touchdown. Two football seasons ago before the alteration of this play, […]

  • Wamps Sink Hingham For First Win of Season

    by Tahj Augustin Class of 2016 After a loss to Quincy Presidents, the Wamps sunk the Hingham Harbormen for their first win of the season, 15-9, on Friday night in Hingham. Captain Justin Dutcher stood out at Friday’s game with a touchdown and a game saving defense of a ball thrown his way. “He’s just […]

  • Wamps Drop Season Opener

    by Tahj Augustin Class of 2016 Braintree lost their season opener, 8-6 to Quincy on Friday night. After the Wamps team lined up at the entrance to the field, they touched the plaque for the veterans. After a scoreless first half, Braintree finally put points on the board. Quarterback Cody Desmond scored on a sneak, […]

  • Football Routs Framingham; Secures Eight Seed

    The Wamps improved to 4-3 with a 49-6 win over Framingham on Saturday as part of homecoming weekend. J.P. Salisbury amassed 124 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Mike Mahoney added 101 yards on only three carries. Braintree secured the eight seed in the Division Two South and will travel to undefeated King Philip. Game […]

  • What (Else) Really Happens At A Football Game

    by Serena Wong, Gloria Han, Emily Finnigan and Vivi Pham Class of 2016 Ever wonder what’s happened at a football game, but didn’t have the time to go to one? Sure, there’s all the usual things: The Star Spangled Banner, the tossing of the coin, all the rah-rah shouting with people running back and forth. […]

  • PowderPuff 2013: Seniors 18 – Juniors 12

    by Katie O’Neil BHS News Cold weather, strong winds, and impending rain were not enough to stop the 2013 PowderPuff Football game, and the Class of 2014 defeated 2015 18-12 last night at Alumni Stadium at Braintree High School. The seniors were able to overcome a junior roster of over 90 girls, including running back […]

  • Wamps Enter Second Half of Season

    By Joseph Freire and Matt Bright BHS News Staff The MIAA released the football pairings on for the remainder of the season. Braintree High play Durfee, Quincy, and Taunton prior to the annual Thanksgiving game at Milton High School. The Wamps, a non-playoff qualifier, are the eighth seed with a rating of 9.43. The rating […]