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.
Haverhill will face its Thanksgiving Day rival Lowell at on the road this year. Kickoff is slated for 10:00 AM at Cawley Stadium. The Hillies fell to the Red Raiders 9-7 last year. WHAV will broadcast all of the action live starting at 9:30 AM.
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: