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E Grealish Photography

E Grealish Photography
Born in Galway, Ireland, Eamonn moved to the Boston area in 2013.  Eamonn Grealish  began his passion for photography, shooting landscapes and adventures around Ireland. He developed a preference for Sports Photography while shooting for local teams in his native Galway.  Upon moving to the United States, he was hired by local colleges - Stonehill College and Providence College - shooting for a variety of sporting events.  Eamonn currently lives in Dedham with his wife, newborn baby boy, and dog “Bo.

Agree or Disagree?

A quote from Arnold Mandell:
     "Football is not a game but a religion, a metaphysical island of fundamental truth in a highly verbalized, disguised society, a throwback of 30,000 generations of anthropological time."

Agree?  Disagree?  Your Thoughts?

Thursday Quote - Monday Response

It's A Great Day, Let's Play Two"

"It’s a great day, Let’s Play Two!"
by Steven M. Brainerd

That was Ernie Banks catch phrase and does apply here.

Semipro football has seen a number of interesting occurrences when it comes to games played. Teams have often played Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday (particularly the Seattle Cavaliers) although no one has ever done a weekend triple play, but it might be that it is yet to be discovered. Teams have played as many as seven games in a month (in October 1963, the South Boston Chippewas did that).

2016 Team Banquet

Our 2016 Team Awards Banquet was held on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at The Iron Furnace located on Hancock Street here in Quincy.  We were the first group to hold a group event in their new space!

The day before at the Eastern Football League (EFL) League meeting, Quincy Militia Football was presented with the 2016 EFL Franchise of the Year Award!

The following awards were presented to players from Quincy Militia Football. 

(Note:  Missing from picture - Chris Davison and Brooke Payne.)

Will McDonough Writing Contest

The Sports Museum is now accepting entries for
The 2017 Will McDonough Writing Contest.  Students in grades 4-12 are encouraged to enter by writing and submitting an essay celebrating Boston sports.

The submission deadline is 11:59 PM on
March 3, 2017.

This contest will be judged by Boston Globe sports writers and editors on topic development, organization, style, and mechanics. First place winners in each grade are invited to take part in an award ceremony at The Sports Museum at TD Garden and attend the Boston Celtics game afterwards on March 29, 2017.

"Thanks" To Our Troops - Bank of Canton

"Thanks" To Our Troops - Bank of CantonThrough November 25, our branches are accepting travel-size personal care items and personal letters to send to our troops and veterans. We're collecting:
*    Toothbrushes
*    Toothpaste & floss
*    Disposable razors (pkgs. of 5 or less)
*    Deodorant sticks (solid, 3 oz. max size)
*    Lip balm/chapstick
*    Non-aerosol shaving gel
*    Moist towelettes (individually wrapped)

"Remember Your Greatness"

by Suzy Kasem

Before you were born,
and were still too tiny for
the human eye to see,
you won the race for life
From among 250 million competitors.
and yet,
how fast you have forgotten
your strength,
when your very existence
is proof of your greatness.
You were born a winner,
a warrior,
one who defied the odds
by surviving the most gruesome
battle of them all.
And now that you are a giant,
why do you even doubt victory
against smaller numbers,
and wider margins?
the only walls that exist,

EFL Playoffs - Round 1

Final Score October 8, 2016
Eastern Mass Seminoles 0
Quincy Militia 7

WE ARE IN THE EFL SEMIFINALS!  We are playing the Middleboro Cobras in Middleboro this Saturday, October 15, 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Soldier returns from Afghanistan - surprises brother at football game.  See video - WCVB-TV.

2016 EFL Playoffs!

The Eastern Football League (EFL), the oldest semipro football league in the United States, begins their 2016 Playoffs this weekend - and we are in!  Round 1 is Saturday, October 8 vs. the Eastern Mass Seminoles at Braintree High School and we are the home team!  Quincy split off from Braintree in 1792.  So - a delayed homecoming?  Kickoff @ 7 p.m.  Q-Zone food and concession stand will be open.


Wednesday, September 7
10 p.m. EST
TV for "grown-ups"
VICELAND TV features members of the Quincy Militia - semipro football. 
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