Foppiano to fight on September 24

Shayana Foppiano will jump the ring July 23, 2021 for her next bout. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)

Local favorite will put unbeaten streak on the line in scheduled 4 round fight in NH

Undefeated Everett boxer Shayna “Hollywood” Foppiano (4-0-1), fresh off a career-best 42-second knockout victory over Vanessa Grimes of Texas will don the gloves on July 23, stepping back into the ring looking to extend her undefeated status.

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Tide open at Xaverian Friday

EHS Star Norica excelling at Merrimack College

Anthony Norica had a huge game for Merrimack College in a game against St. Anslem’s College Saturday. (Photos by Jim Stankiewicz/Merrimack College Athletics)

Everett High graduate and two-time MIAA Super Bowl Champion Anthony Norcia, now a wide receiver for Merrimack College, had a breakout game in the Warriors season-opener on September 4.

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All eyes on Crimson Tide football

AUGUST 31: EHS quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe looks for a receiver during drills under the watchful eye of coach Rob DiLoreto. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

Season opener September 10 at Xaverian in Westwood


To some, Everett has long been the mecca of Massachusetts high school football.

Many names have carved out legendary status for themselves here at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium.

This year’s crop of stars will try to add a few more names to the list as they are led into the trenches by second-year head coach Robert DiLoreto, who preaches a team-first mentality as he looks to preserve and carry on the “Everett Football Family” tradition of excellence.

With the 2021 season set to kick off next Friday, let’s delve into what will keep this year’s edition of the Crimson Tide running.

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Tide Rolls

The 2021 Crimson Tide. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)


With a handful of team practices completed since officially starting the 2021 football season, the Crimson Tide and head coach Robert DiLoreto are already getting a grip on their team identity.

“Our first practice was nerve-racking, everyone was super excited to be back on the field,” said DiLoreto, who is still undefeated at the helm for the Tide after finishing up his first year as coach with three impressive victories.

“I felt there was a level of tension and expectation, but once things got going we all relaxed,” said DiLoreto. In the young season, DiLoreto has picked up on positive trends that should bode well for a young Crimson Tide squad moving forward.

“Effort,” said DiLoreto. “Our team has been giving their best effort on the practice field, every snap. It’s evidentially clear. The positive energy is contagious and they are feeding off of each other,” he said.

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Patriots going nowhere with Newton


As former Patriot’s GOAT Tom Brady prepares for another run at the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots are going through the agonizingly painful motions of beginning another season without a quarterback capable of winning a championship.

That’s the major fact of life about the Patriots again this year.

With Cam Newton at the head of the offense, the Pats don’t have a chance of winning the division or of competing for the big prize, a visit to the Super Bowl.

It is a sad fact of reality that the Pats will be an average NFL competitor this year.

While Brady will remain superlative, the Pats will sink again without a great star leading the team.

How did it come to this?

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