Biddeford has a leader to turn the team around. Quarterback Nick LeBlond is respected on and off the field as the Tigers hope for a playoff berth
Posted: September 20th, 2012 by Tom Nolette
By Tom Chard
BIDDEFORD - Nick LeBlond grew up watching Biddeford High football. His favorite player was Phil Bourassa, who won the Fitzpatrick Trophy after the 2003 season. LeBlond envisioned himself playing quarterback for the Tigers, like Bourassa.
That day happened sooner than expected. LeBlond was thrust into the starting lineup as a sophomore during the playoffs two seasons ago. The Tigers lost their Western Class A quarterfinal to Scarborough. Last season the Tigers lost all eight games, then the first one this year, all with LeBlond at quarterback. The 10-game losing streak ended two weeks ago with a 23-7 win over South Portland