MIAA denies Ludlow soccer team a waiver into state tournament

Ludlow forfeited 11 games because of an inelgible player, and was denied a waiver of the 50 percent rule for postseason qualification.

Quarterback Emmanuel Almonte (left) and Boston English visit Dorchester Friday to take on his counterpart, Johnny Mims (right), and the Bears.

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FOOTBALL

City League South showdown: Dorchester, English to battle for first place

Dorchester could claim the first place outright, while English is fighting for a share.

School roundup

Roundup: Newton North takes down No. 2 Barnstable in girls’ volleyball

Tigers get revenge after playing second fiddle to Red Raiders the past two years in Division 1.

Football

Millis coach embraces challenges of small-school football

The Division 6 program can secure its spot in the playoffs by beating Division 4’s Norton on Friday.

FOOTBALL

Notebook: Falmouth’s offensive line has its way in run game

On Falmouth’s last drive against Sandwich, when all it had to do was milk the clock, the offensive line dominated.

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Girls’ soccer notebook

One goal reached, two to go for Hingham

Hingham clinched its league title, and now will focus on an unbeaten season and a state title.

Burke High boys’ soccer team forfeits 10 games

The Boston Public Schools athletic department discovered Burke used nine ineligible players this season.

MIAA baseball tourney turns tidy profit, thanks to inaugural Super 8

The new format helped increase profits from the spring championships by almost $9,000.

Boys’ soccer notebook

Core four has Randolph looking for first unbeaten season

A group of juniors who have been playing together since their freshman season have paced Randolph’s 11-0-3 start.

WEEK 7 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

For King Philip coach, father’s influence is deeply felt

Brian Lee and the Warriors notched a win over Mansfield Friday for the first time since 2001.