Sunday, January 20, 2013
Are you wearing Patriots gear today? Take a picture and show your pride here!
Today is game day! The New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Conference Championship game today at 6:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. If you're a true New England Patriots' fan, I know you're gearing up and showing off your team pride today. Are you wearing a New England Patriots' jersey? Did you paint your face? Or, maybe you hung a Patriots' flag on your front porch to cheer on the team? I want to see your photos of your team spirit! Take a photo and upload it here by clicking the "upload photos" green button above! Go Pats!!!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
A limited number of tickets to the Jan. 20 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Jan. 17.
For the ninth time in 20 playoff appearances, the New England Patriots are just one game from advancing to the Super Bowl. That game will be played at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. against the Baltimore Ravens. It is the second consecutive season the Patriots and Ravens will meet in the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium. New England beat Baltimore in last season’s AFC title game, 23-20 to advance to Super Bowl XLVI. The Patriots are 7-1 all-time in AFC Championship Games, including 4-0 in Foxborough (3-0 at Gillette Stadium) but just 1-1 against the Ravens in the postseason. Baltimore defeated the Patriots, 33-14 in the 2009-10 AFC Wild Card game at Gillette Stadium on Jan. 10, 2010. However, the Patriots are 6-2…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Stoneham High School football coach Bob Almeida received the Patriots Head Coach of the Week award Tuesday morning from NFL Hall of Fame Inductee and former New England Patriots linebacker Andre Tippett.
Stoneham High School football coach Bob Almeida received the Patriots Head Coach of the Week award Tuesday morning from NFL Hall of Fame Inductee and former New England Patriots linebacker Andre Tippett. Almeida, who previously coached the football program at Wilmington High School, was given his award during a brief presentation at the Stoneham High gymnasium. Additionally, the Stoneham High football program will receive $1,000. The Stoneham coach is receiving the award after leading the Spartans to their seventh consecutive victory Friday against his former team, Wilmington. Last season the Spartans finished with a 2-9 overall record. Check out our video interview with Almeida on winning the award and how the Stoneham High football …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
NFL Hall of Fame inductee and former New England Patriot Andre Tippett will be honoring Stoneham High School football coach Bob Almeida as the Patriots High School Coach of the Week on Tuesday.
Monday, October 22, 2012
NFL Hall of Fame inductee and former New England Patriot Andre Tippett will be honoring Bob Almeida as the Patriots High School Coach of the Week on Tuesday.
Stoneham High School football coach Bob Almeida will be honored by NFL Hall of Fame Inductee and former New England Patriot Andre Tippett as the Patriots High School Coach of the Week on Tuesday, according to a Patriots spokesperson. Tippett is expected to arrive around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, followed by a presentation at 11 a.m., according to Daniel McPherson, communications director for the Patriots. Almeida and the Spartans remain undefeated to start the season, improving to 7-0 after beating Wilmington 26-7 on Friday. Almeida is receiving the honor "for their impressive win this past Friday and for turning the team from 2-9 last season to start this season 7-0," said McPherson. Fans can nominate a candidate by emailing nominatecoach@…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Here's your chance to sound off on the quality of the officiating in the NFL and what you think should be done about it.
If you're a local football fan, the New England Patriots' controversial Sunday Night loss to the Baltimore Ravens probably left you with a bad taste in your mouth and a strong opinion about the status of officiating in the NFL. The much-discussed replacement referee issue was forced front-row center again Monday night when a nationally-televised game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers appeared to be determined by an incorrect call made by a team of back-up officials. So, we have to ask - what do you think about the quality of officiating in the NFL? Do you think the league owes it to the players, owners and fans to put the best product on the field, no matter what it costs? Should League Commissioner Roger Goodell bend …
Friday, August 3, 2012
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turns 35 on Friday, Aug. 3.
Here are five things you should know for Friday, Aug. 3: 1. Happy birthday, Tommy boy! New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turns 35 Friday, along with several other notable celebrities, including Metallica frontman James Hetfield (49), actor Martin Sheen (72), TV personality Martha Stewart (71), singer Tony Bennett (86), former Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy (87) and Collective Soul lead singer Ed Roland turns 49, according to the Famous Birthdays website. 2. Watch the sky: Check out the Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey program at Stone Zoo Friday to see several types of birds, including the bald eagle, bateleur eagle, Egyptian vulture, military macaw, spectacled owl and white-necked raven, according to the Zoo New England website. …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Let us know by taking our poll, posting a comment and uploading a photo or video of what you have to do to own up to your wager.
With the New England Patriots losing to the New York Giants 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI Sunday in Indianapolis, we want to know: Did you lose a Super Bowl bet? Let us know by taking our poll, posting a comment or uploading a photo or video of what you lost or have to do because you lost a wager with a family member, friend or co-worker.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Upload your photos of your friends, family and beloved pets decked out in their best New England Patriots gear.
Hey, Stonehamites! Do you love the New England Patriots? Prove it! Toss on your Tom Brady, Wes Welker or other favorite Patriot player's jersey and wear it with pride, as Super Bowl XLVI is almost here. Got a great Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski sign? Or maybe your dog or cat has Pats gear for the big game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants on Sunday? Post them here! Upload your photos and videos by clicking the "Submit Photos and Videos" button and make sure to provide a caption and the name of the photographer in the "credit" field. Enjoy the big game!
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Check out "Patch Facts" column for Jan. 29.
1. Ah, memories: Have you taken some great photographs in Stoneham recently? Add them to our growing "Your Neighborhood" photo gallery. 2. Take a walk: Scope out our latest "House Hunt" column for our sampling of open houses happening in the Stoneham area Sunday. 3. Super citizens: The New England Patriots recently announced the 10 winners of their "Super Bowl for Super People" promotion, which is meant to recognize excellence in five different public service fields by rewarding them with a trip to the Super Bowl, according to a press statement. The winners include firefighters Timothy Wilder (Somersworth, N.H.) and John Surabian (Stoneham, Mass.); police officers Timothy Sullivan (East Walpole, Mass.) and Sherry DeGenova (Hartford, Conn…