MIAA Releases Statement on Boston Cathedral Controversial Call

On Wednesday, the MIAA released a statement pertaining toward the Boston Cathedral excessive celebration penalty! (Photo Credit: Boston Herald)

By NoontimeSports.com

The MIAA, (Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association) issued a statement on Wednesday in regards to Saturday’s Division IV-A Super Bowl between Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical School and Boston Cathedral.

The referees flagged Panthers senior quarterback Matthew Owens for raising his left pointer finger for two strides, and deemed it an excessive celebration. Here is the video of the particular play — CLICK HERE.

ESPNBoston.com provided the MIAA’s statement on their website, so CLICK HERE to read the statement.

ESPN’s First Take Debates Boston Cathedral Controversy

By NoontimeSports.com 

On Wednesday, ESPN’s First Take debated the topic of Boston Cathedral’s controversial touchdown from this past Saturday.

Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless and Julie Fowdy all weighed in on the referees decision to flag Panthers quarterback Matthew Owens, who’s touchdown was revoked due to excessive celebration.

CLICK HERE to access the video.

Did The MIAA Make The Wrong Call? Boston Cathedral High School Football

By NoontimeSports.com 

The MIAA High School Super Bowls were this past weekend in Massachusetts, and one of the games that continues to be a topic of discussion amongst fans and media members this week is the Division IV-A championship between Blue Hills Regional Technical High School and Boston Cathedral.

In the fourth quarter, Panthers senior quarterback Matthew Owens bursted through the line of defenders, and raced down the sidelines toward the end zone. However, upon reaching the 24-yard line of Blue Hills, he raised his left pointer finger for two strides, which resulted in an unsportsmanlike conduct for Boston Cathedral. The Panthers ended up losing the game, and the Super Bowl due to an excessive celebration penalty.

So, we want to know from you — did the MIAA referee make the right decision? Here’s the video, enjoy.

Daily Noontime – December 6, 2011

What do you think happened during the MIAA Division 4A Super Bowl? (Photo Credit: Boston Globe)

Good Tuesday to all, and welcome into yet another great edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s some headlines and news to kick-start your day, enjoy! 

Headlines: 

* In the Boston area, local radio and television stations have been talking about a Division 4A Super Bowl, which saw a few high school football referee throw a flag on Boston Cathedral quarterback Matthew Owens, who lifted one finger in the air to cap off a 60-yard touchdown run, which ended up being revoked.

* The Boston Bruins kept their winning trend going on Monday, as the Black and Gold defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1.

* Denver Broncos head honcho John Elway once again talked about his quarterback on the radio, and told the announcers that his team is not focused on next season, but instead, the Chicago Bears.

* According to sources — ESPNChicago confirmed on Monday that Brett Favre would be interested in playing for the Bears, if they needed him.

* The MLB Winter meetings have officially begun, and after one day, the Los Angles of Anaheim Angles are in hot pursuit of C.J. Wilson, while the Florida Marlins continue to pursue various free agents.

Games to Watch: 

* New Jersey at Toronto (NHL) – 7:00pm eastern 

* Detroit at St. Louis (NHL) – 7:30pm eastern 

* Boston at Winnipeg (NHL) – 8:30pm eastern 

Video of the Day: 

If you’re a Bruins fan – then watch this clip!