NEW BERLIN – Milford Academy’s season-long, take-it-on-the road mentality makes this Saturday’s contest against Erie Community College the most apt definition of a homecoming.
The Falcons, 7-1 on the season, host the Buffalo-area school at 3 p.m. at Unadilla Valley High School. The game was originally slated for 1 p.m. at Fish Field, the former home site of UV High School, but electrical problems with the scoreboard forced the shift in sites.
The Falcons’ unbeaten run of games was halted a week ago at Army Prep; however, the locally-based club is still the number two ranked post-graduate prep school in the nation, and 17 of the top-50 recruits for this coming year suit up in Milford Academy’s maroon and white.
“Some of the biggest names in college football know where New Berlin, New York is,” said Milford Academy head coach and headmaster, Bill Chaplick. “When coaches getting off the airplane in Syracuse, that’s when they start looking for New Berlin.