ANEFO 2014 Banquet

The 2014 ANEFO Annual Awards Banquet was held at the Irish-American Club in Malden, Massachusetts on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. This capstone season event is historically the Monday before the annual Thanksgiving Day football games.  Rick Cacciatore was the master of ceremonies, and he introduced the retirees and special guests.  The platters … Read More

Game 150: The Crew

The following is an interesting article that appeared in “Sports Illustrated.” The men of Gene Steratore’s officiating team come from diverse walks and weekday jobs—teacher, stockbroker, housing director—but their common bond is a commitment to their craft, to each other and to getting the calls right on Sunday.  In November, The MMQB was granted unprecedented … Read More

ANEFO Official Mello in NFL Super Bowl XLVIII

Congratulations to ANEFO member and NFL Head Linesman Jimmy Mello who had the honor of officiating  the Super Bowl February 2, 2014.

Concussions in Sports: What You Need to Know

Below is MIAA concussion training link to Concussion training and certification. Concussion Training Course <– (Click Here) “Game officials shall complete one of the training programs approved by the Department as specified on the Department’s website annually and shall provide independent verification of completion of the training program to schools or school districts upon request.” The … Read More

Brand New ANEFO Website!

During the off-season, we decided it was well overdue that we step up our game! This new ANEFO website is the product of hard work by the ANEFO executive board and our new webmasters, Joe Engleson (designer and developer) and Tommy Brow. Special thanks to member Jim Pericotti who provided his time and effort for the … Read More