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State Championship teams' Super Bowl history

Ahead of Saturday's MIAA Football State Championships at Gillette Stadium, local high school football historian Mike Richard, the author of "Super Saturdays: The Complete History of the Mass. High School Super Bowl, 1972-2002", passes along each team's history in Super Bowl Final contests.

Richard, who continues to update the records, can be reached at rich0725@aol.com

Div. 1 – Saturday, Dec. 7, 3:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium

Central Catholic (9-1) vs. Xaverian (9-1)

Central Catholic in Super Bowl

Dec. 2, 1989 Plymouth 7, Central Catholic 3 (Div. 2)

Dec. 6, 1997 Central Catholic 34, Wakefield 16 (Div. 2A)

Dec. 5, 1998 Central Catholic 27, Acton-Boxborough 13 (Div. 2)

Xaverian in Super Bowl

Dec. 3, 1983 Winthrop 14, Xaverian 3 (Div. 2)

Dec. 6, 1986 Xaverian 14, Bridgewater-Raynham 13 (Div. 2)

Dec. 5, 1992 Brockton 18, Xaverian 17 (Div. 1A)

Dec. 3, 1994 Xaverian 20, Falmouth 0 (Div. 1B)

Dec. 2, 1995 Xaverian 36, Arlington 12 (Div. 1B)

Dec. 7, 1996 Xaverian 31, Everett 12 (Div. 1B)

Dec. 5, 1998 Xaverian 23, Everett 21 (Div. 1)

Dec. 3, 2005 Brockton 14, Xaverian 7 (Div. 1)

Dec. 5, 2009 Xaverian 29, Everett 0 (Div. 1)

Div. 2 – Saturday, Dec. 7, 1:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium

St. John’s of Shrewsbury (9-2) vs. Mansfield (11-0)

St. John’s in Super Bowl

Dec. 6, 1975 Chicopee 21, St. John’s 14 (Div. 1)

Dec. 3, 1977 St. John’s 6, Fitchburg 0 (Div. 1)

Dec. 7, 1985 St. John’s 14, Algonquin 2 (Div. 1)

Dec. 3, 1988 St. John’s 8, Leominster 7 (Div. 1)

Dec. 4, 1999 Leominster 24, St. John’s 3 (Div. 1)

Dec. 2, 2001 St. John’s 28, Longmeadow 15 (Div. 1)

Dec. 4, 2004 St. John’s 24, Longmeadow 14 (Div. 1)

Dec. 3, 2005 St. John’s 41, Minnechaug 14 (Div. 1 Runner-Up)

Dec. 2, 2006 St. John’s 20, Minnechaug 14 OT (Div. 1 Runner-Up)

Dec. 5, 2009 St. John’s 21, Marlboro 10 (Div. 1A)

Dec. 4, 2010 St. John’s 31, Nashoba 21 (Div. 1)

Dec. 3, 2011 Leominster 21, St. John’s 6 (Div. 1)

Dec. 1, 2012 Leominster 42, St. John’s 32 (Div. 1)

Mansfield in Super Bowl

Dec. 2, 1989 Lincoln-Sudbury 18, Mansfield 6 (Div. 3)

Dec. 5, 1992 Mansfield 20, Winthrop 12 (Div. 3B)

Dec. 3, 1994 Mansfield 27, Bishop Feehan 14 (Div. 3B)

Dec. 7, 1996 Mansfield 26, Swampscott 15 (Div. 3B)

Dec. 13, 2003 Mansfield 28, Swampscott 6 (Div. 3)

Dec. 4, 2004 Mansfield 24, Walpole 14 (Div. 2)

Dec. 7, 2008 Walpole 41, Mansfield 21 (Div. 2)

Dec. 4, 2010 Mansfield 29, Reading 26 (Div. 2)

Dec. 1, 2012 Reading 27, Mansfield 7 (Div. 2)

Div. 3 – Saturday, Dec. 7, 6:00 p.m. at Gillette Stadium

Tewksbury (11-0) vs. Plymouth South (9-1)

Tewksbury in Super Bowl

Dec. 5, 1981 Winthrop 14, Tewksbury 0 (Div. 2)

Dec. 7, 1985 Tewksbury 24, Bridgewater-Raynham 13 (Div. 2)

Dec. 1, 1990 Peabody 20, Tewksbury 14 (Div. 1)

Dec. 2, 1995 Walpole 28, Tewksbury 14 (Div. 2B)

Dec. 7, 1996 Tewksbury 20, Walpole 19 (Div. 2B)

Dec. 3, 2011 Duxbury 35, Tewksbury 0 (Div. 2)

Plymouth South in Super Bowl

First Appearance

Div. 4 Saturday, Dec. 7, 11:00 a.m. at Gillette Stadium

Doherty (10-1) vs. Dennis-Yarmouth (9-2)

Doherty in Super Bowl

Dec. 1, 1979 Marlboro 30, Doherty 13 (Div. 1)

Dec. 6, 1980 Doherty 14, Marlboro 12 (Div. 1)

Dennis-Yarmouth in Super Bowl

Dec. 3, 2011 Dennis-Yarmouth 35, Wakefield 0 (Div. 2A)

Div. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 7, 8:00 p.m. at Gillette Stadium

Northbridge (9-2) vs. Bishop Fenwick (11-0)

Northbridge in Super Bowl

Dec. 7, 1974 Northbridge 21, Ware 20 (Div. 3)

Dec. 5, 1981 Lunenburg 28, Northbridge 7 (Div. 2)

Dec. 3, 1983 Assabet 21, Northbridge 20 (Div. 3)

Dec. 5, 1987 Northbridge 13, Assabet 12 (Div. 3)

Dec. 2, 1989 Northbridge 26, Bay Path 12 (Div. 3)

Dec. 1, 1990 North Middlesex 45, Northbridge 20 (Div. 2)

Dec. 7, 1996 Narragansett 35, Northbridge 12 (Div. 3)

Dec. 6, 1997 Northbridge 38, Frontier 20 (Div. 3)

Dec. 5, 1998 Northbridge 41, Turners Falls 0 (Div. 3)

Dec. 2, 2001 Northbridge 35, Wahconah 17 (Div. 2)

Dec. 7, 2002 Northbridge 34, Wahconah 6 (Div. 2)

Dec. 1, 2007 Northbridge 17, Wahconah 15 (Div. 2A)

Dec. 5, 2009 David Prouty 11, Northbridge 7 (Div. 2A)

Dec. 4, 2010 Northbridge 24, Millbury 7 (Div. 2A)

Dec. 3, 2011 Northbridge 20, Southbridge 7 (Div. 4)

Dec. 1, 2012 Grafton 21, Northbridge 0 (Div. 4)

Bishop Fenwick in Super Bowl

Dec. 2, 1995 Wareham 26, Bishop Fenwick 0 (Div. 4A)

Dec. 7, 1996 Hull 20, Bishop Fenwick 15 (Div. 4B)

Dec. 5, 1998 Dighton-Rehoboth 34, Bishop Fenwick 12 (Div. 4)

Dec. 4, 1999 Bishop Fenwick 28, Norwell 26 (Div. 4)

Dec. 3, 2000 Bishop Fenwick 12, Pentucket 0 (Div. 4)

Div. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:00 a.m. at Gillette Stadium

Littleton (11-0) vs. Cohasset (10-1)

Littleton in Super Bowl

Dec. 7, 2008 Putnam Voke 24, Littleton 21 (Div. 3)

Dec. 5, 2009 Oakmont 29, Littleton 19 (Div. 3A)

Cohasset in Super Bowl

First Appearance