“No Gamer Bunch of Boys”: 100 Years of MHS Football
Mansfield’s decisive Division 2 Super Bowl victory left many observers convinced they are the best team in Massachusetts for 2019. It was also a bookend to an historic milestone: 100 years of MHS football. This gives us a perfect opportunity to consider the program’s humble roots.
Mansfield High fielded a football team as early as 1895, but was unable to do so every year. While filled with the love of the game, those early teams were essentially composed of interested students who banded together to form ragtag teams. They weren’t “organized” like we know them today.Continue Reading