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Massachusetts Boys High School Hockey – Division 1 Top 20: Behind #1 Pope Francis, The Constant Movement Continues

And on and on it goes. Chaos has characterized this most unusual of seasons and it continued last week. Three previously unbeaten teams lost for the first time, two of them against high-end lower division opponents. Additionally, 14 teams moved one way or another from ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Division 1 Top 20: Surprises Abound And The Swap Fest Continues Behind #1 Pope Francis

The single constant throughout this carousel of a season in Massachusetts Division 1 has been the ongoing excellence of undefeated No. 1 Pope Francis (7-0-0), which started the season on top and is poised to make a box-to-wire run. The Independent Cardinals measured a pair ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Division 1 Top 20: Pope Francis Still #1 After Tumultuous Week Yields 17 Changes

Postponements – 24 in Division One this past week – pile up. Schedules continue to evolve on the fly. The lack of high profile non-league games makes it difficult to assess the true strengths of many clubs. And so it goes. This much seems pretty ...

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Mass Boys HS Hockey – Division 1 Top 20: Pope Francis The Early Choice; Natick, Woburn Ready For Big Seasons

There will be no State Tournaments. With teams playing only for league championships, those high-pressure non-league match-ups between elite programs that provide the measuring stick and the heartbeat of each season won’t take place. Framingham and Reading are on indefinite pause of their winter programs ...

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Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Hockomock League Preview: Franklin Strong, Canton Rebuilds; Format Returns To Pair Of Five-Team Divisions

The Hockomock League returns to a more traditional balanced look this season with a pair of five-team divisions. Oliver Ames, which had been in the Kelley-Rex each of the past four years, switches back to the Davenport. Stoughton/Brockton will play a Davenport schedule again after ...

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Final Massachusetts Division 1 Boys Top 20: Arlington, Pope Francis Are 1A Co-Champs; Belmont, Walpole Share D1 Crown

The correct decision by the MIAA to cancel State Championship games and that board’s ensuing declaration that co-champions would be recognized provided a bit of history in Division 1A. There is no question players, coaches, fans and media alike would have preferred the championships be ...

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