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Andover Football Falls Short Against Worcester

To prevent Worcester Academy from advancing on a third down in the second half, Ben Carbeau ’21 came from the quarterback’s blind-side and sacked him with the assistance of Jake Jordan ’20. Despite this defensive effort, Andover fell to Worcester 0-8 to put Andover’s record at 2-4. “The defense struggled in the first quarter identifying…

Football Defeats Deerfield with Last-Second Touchdown
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Football Defeats Deerfield with Last-Second Touchdown

With 24.4 seconds remaining on the clock, Co-Captain Michael Thompson ’20 faked a pass and scrambled for a three-yard touchdown, lifting Andover’s score over Deerfield 21-17. Andover improved its record to 2-3 with the victory. Earlier in the fourth quarter, Thompson ran the ball for a 30 yard scramble, which sparked Andover’s offense, according to…

Head Coach Feature: Leon Modeste to Retire After 32 Years at Andover
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Head Coach Feature: Leon Modeste to Retire After 32 Years at Andover

After 32 years coaching Andover Football, four New England Championship titles, and 14 years as Director of Athletics, Head Coach Leon Modeste, also known as “Coach Mo,” will retire at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year.  Since receiving his first set of pads and helmet as a Christmas gift from his parents at the…

Captain Feature: Versatile Co-Captain Will Litton ‘19 is ‘The Voice of the Team’
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Captain Feature: Versatile Co-Captain Will Litton ‘19 is ‘The Voice of the Team’

After only one season on Andover Football, Will Litton ’19 was elected Co-Captain for his natural leadership qualities and versatility on the field. Litton entered Andover as a new Upper from Wilton, Conn. Having played football since the third grade, Litton is an experienced player who offers advice and support for the younger team members….

Captain Feature: Michael Thompson ’20 Uses Engaging Personality and Energy to Connect with Teammates
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Captain Feature: Michael Thompson ’20 Uses Engaging Personality and Energy to Connect with Teammates

Co-Captain Michael Thompson ’20 has always had a lifelong love for football, having began the sport early on in grade school. Although he currently lives in Andover, Mass., Thompson grew up in Ohio and North Carolina with three older brothers in a family that revolved around football. In seventh grade, Thompson took up the position…

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