Annual Thanksgiving message….
Many people claim Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Some prefer this holiday because it brings family together, it is not as commercialized as other holidays, and there is always plenty of great food. Another reason that gridiron fans in Massachusetts love Thanksgiving Day is high school football. The tradition of playing a rival team in the morning before heading home for turkey dinner has many families looking forward to this Thursday.
After a year off due to the pandemic, the tradition returns on November 25, 2021. Haverhill will face its Thanksgiving Day rival Lowell on the road. Kickoff is slated for 10:00 AM at Cawley Stadium. The Hillies won the last Thanksgiving Day matchup in 2019 by a score of 28-7. Tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for students/seniors.
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. At Haverhill High School, we are obviously thankful for the success of our teams as well as all of the individual athletic accomplishments of our student-athletes. But more importantly, as Director of Athletics I am grateful for: