By Lorenzo Recupero
Just two years removed from playing in the Division 1 State Championship, and with another coach at the helm, Crimson Tide boys basketball is still competing at a high level.
Last year, Stanley Chamblain’s first as head coach, the Tide were able to lockup a playoff spot while snagging 14 Ws.
They didn’t make it to the biggest game of the year, but the team competed well enough to keep Everett’s playoff appearance streak alive at 6 consecutive and did it with a team comprised mostly of sophomores.
In their first official action this season, a scrimmage Monday against a tough Lowell High School team, coach Chamblain saw encouraging signs from a young team still developing its identity.
“We lost our scrimmage to Lowell, but our biggest positive from that game is how we showed our energy. We have a lot of kids who can play basketball on this team and they play it with a lot of energy,” said Chamblain.
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By Lorenzo Recupero
How often does the departure of one man require three others to take his place? Chances are not too often. But that’s exactly what Everett High’s needed to do.
A brief scan across the Everett High School sports landscape will reveal a lot of change has taken place on the administrative side of things. A clear result of the departure of local legend John DiBiaso, who spent over two and a half decades with the school.
The wildly successful tenure of DiBiaso spanned across the EHS sports scene.
He was both the head coach of varsity football and basketball, while also guiding the school as athletic director. During his time at the helm, EHS football picked up over a dozen state championships and the basketball team became a fixture in the playoff bracket.
It will take a lot of sustained greatness to reach the heights DiBiaso took EHS sports, and going forward it will take a few others to help keep it going.
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