By Michael James LeClair
LEOMINSTER – Revenge is a dish best served cold, or if you’re the Massachusetts Phoenix football team, served on the gridiron.
It’s been a strong start to the season for the expansion Phoenix, who is in their first year as a member of the East Coast Football League. The Phoenix has won two of their first three games. The team’s only loss was a 6-0 defensive battle against the Marshfield Hurricanes back on June 16 at Marshfield High School.
On Saturday evening the Phoenix would get their chance at redemption as those Hurricanes made ...
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LEOMINSTER -- A gridiron dream four years in the making will rise this summer, as a local group plans to give back to the community all while competing for a title.
Townsend's John Kiedaisch and Lunenburg's Bill Nash have founded the Mass. Phoenix, a team spawned from their days with the New England Football League's Gardner Sabercats. Kiedaisch was a one-time president of the team and also coached the offensive and defensive lines. Nash was a defensive coach, as well.
The new team will play in the East Coast Football League, of which Kiedaisch is also president. The league is comprised ...
Teams like the Leominster Lions, who was a force in New England Semi-Pro football from 1932-1949, and are still listed in the record books with the 8th highest winning percentage of all time; .832, or a record of 112 wins, 18 losses, and 9 ties. And the Leominster Razorbacks, winners of the Div. “A” title of the New England Football league in 2007.
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