Gridiron Flashback

In honor of all the fall football stars just waiting for their chance to pound the turf at Veterans Memorial Stadium, during the 2020-2021 Everett High School fall sports season, we are showcasing snap shots of newspaper clips from the past, each including some of the biggest names and games in EHS football history.

2017

Jason Maitre (2) makes an acrobatic grab with a St. John’s Prep defender draped over him. On just the third play of the game, Maitre snagged the pass from Jack Wilcox and ran 77-yards to paydirt. The Crimson Tide routed SJP, 49-14, scoring on their first five possessions of the game to improve to 7-0.

Marion Matewsky, former Ms. Chateau de Ville, celebrates her 90th birthday strong

Marion Matewsky, former Ms. Chateau de Ville.


Ms. Chateau deVille – Marion Matewsky celebrated her 90th birthday, September 5th, with family, friends and neighbors at her home. A delicious buffet by Anthony’s of Malden, a wonderful cake by Elm Street Bakery, and entertainment by the Silver Fox.

Marion was the premier head hostess from 1969 to 1976, at that time many marriage proposals and celebrations took place at the classic venue in New England. Men had to have a colored shirt and sports coat and women in full dress.

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A fall without football is like a kitchen without a sink

There will be no Crimson Tide football this fall.

Of all the calamities caused by the virus, this is about the worst in terms of how it plays out on the lives of our high school athletes.

It is more than the athletes who suffer from this gigantic loss.

Cheerleaders can’t cheer.

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EFD rescues resident from fire on Linden St.

A quick response, an aggressive attack and a ladder rescue by Everett Fire department companies prevented a fire at 68 Linden Street, on Thursday morning, from becoming a tragedy.

The alarm bells rang about 1:30 am for a report of the fire with people trapped on the second and fourth floors of the four story brick multiunit apartment building.

Capt. Walter Sikora used a ground ladder to rescue a woman on the second floor while many residents where safely evacuated with the assistance of department members.

Everett Firefighter look over the boarded up windows of a Linden Street apartment that caught fire. The blaze was contained to one unit. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)
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