UPDATED: Six Teams Crowned MIAA Super Bowl Champions at Gillette Stadium Saturday
Gillette Stadium will once again be the site for six high school Super Bowls Saturday. Here's five things you need to know about Super Saturday.
UPDATE (10 p.m., Dec. 1, 2012) - It was a truly a Super Saturday for the six high school football teams that captured MIAA Super Bowl championships at Gillette Stadium. Here are the results:
Eastern Mass Div. IVA Boston Cathedral 22, Madison Park 20 (2OT)
Central Mass Div. II Nashoba 20, Shepherd Hill 6
Eastern Mass Div. IA Everett 20, Barnstable 19
Eastern Mass Div. IIA Beverly 28, Natick 21
Western Mass Div. II Wahconah 24, South Hadley 21
Eastern Mass Div. IIIA Bishop Feehan 21, Lynnfield 7
ORIGINAL STORY (Dec. 1, 2012) - Super Saturday is the biggest day of the high school football season for 12 programs and it will once again be played on New England's biggest stage.
For the sixth consecutive year, Gillette Stadium will host six MIAA Super Bowl championships. The action begins at 9 a.m. with Boston Cathedral taking on Madison Park in the Eastern Mass Div. IVA championship game.
Here's five things you need to know about Super Saturday in Foxborough:
1. Complete Game Schedule for Super Saturday
NOTE: Game times are approximate, starting 15 minutes after conclusion of the previous game
Here is the complete schedule for the 12 championship games on Super Saturday at Gillette Stadium:
DIVISION Matchup TIME
Eastern Mass Div. IVA Boston Cathedral vs. Madison Park 9:00 a.m.
Central Mass Div. II Nashoba vs. Shepherd Hill 11 a.m.
Eastern Mass Div. IA Everett vs. Barnstable 1:30 p.m.
Eastern Mass Div. IIA Beverly vs. Natick 3:30 p.m.
Western Mass Div. II South Hadley vs. Wahconah 6 p.m.
Eastern Mass Div. IIIA Lynnfield vs. Bishop Feehan 8 p.m.
2. Tickets and Gate Information
The Gillette Stadium/MIAA Tournament experience admission is $15 for adults and $12 for students. Tickets will be available at the Gillette Stadium Ticket Office, located outside the Patriot Place Gate, beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. All fans will enter the stadium via the NRG Gate, located near The Hall at Patriot Place and CBS Scene.
3. Parking Information
Parking is included as part of the Gillette Stadium/MIAA Tournament experience. Fans arriving via Route 495 and Route 1 North should enter the stadium parking lots via the P7 or P8 entrances. Fans arriving via Route 95 and Route 1 South should enter the stadium parking lots via the P1 entrance. No tailgating will be allowed in the parking lots. Fan buses are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to each game’s approximate start time.
4. Local Broadcast Information
Kraft Sports Productions will produce the television broadcast, which will air on Comcast SportsNet (Games 1-3) and WSBK TV 38 (Games 3-6). The games will also be simulcast on 98.5 The Sports Hub. Gary Tanguay will handle play-by-play with Andy Gresh as the color analyst for the games on Comcast SportsNet. For the games on WSBK, Dan Roche will call the plays with Jermaine Wiggins providing color.
Game Game Time TV Coverage Radio Coverage
Eastern Mass Div. IVA 9:00 a.m. Comcast SportsNet 98.5 The Sports Hub
Central Mass Div. II 11:00 a.m.* Comcast SportsNet 98.5 The Sports Hub
Eastern Mass Div. IA 1:30 p.m.* Comcast SportsNet 98.5 The Sports Hub
Eastern Mass Div. IIA 3:30 p.m.* WSBK TV 38 98.5 The Sports Hub
Western Mass Div. II 6:00 p.m.* WSBK TV 38 98.5 The Sports Hub
Eastern Mass Div. IIIA 8:00 p.m.* WSBK TV 38 98.5 The Sports Hub
* Game times approximate (starting 15 minutes after conclusion of previous game)
5. Blood Drive at Gillette Stadium
Super Bowl attendees can also participate in the Bob’s Discount Furniture Blood Drive in Gillette Stadium’s Putnam Club West. Fans who give blood during Super Saturday get credit for their school towards the Bob's Discount Furniture $100,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program. The event will also feature furniture and ticket giveaways, family fun and more.