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.

1936

Did we ever mention we are the eldest running newspaper in Everett? If you can’t believe it, just check out this week’s Gridiron Flashback going way back to 1936. Featured in this blast from the past are the undefeated (9-0) Crimson Tide of yesteryear. This version of the Tide were led by the “fleet footed” tandem of Bobby Bell and Al Romboli, who both scored 8 touchdowns on the season. And before you turn away, pause for just one second and give credit to the designer of those snazzy throwback jerseys!

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.

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.

2018

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New Crimson Tide head coach to lean on experience for 2020

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Everett High QB, Duke Doherty, escapes the pass rush in 2019 and will be counted on this season by new head coach Gregory Bluestein to lead the Tide for 2020. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)

BY LORENZO RECUPERO

Theluxon Pierre, Everett High School alumni and head football coach for the last two seasons, was relieved of his position with the team and his assistant Gregory Bluestein has been appointed interim head coach for the remainder of the 2020-2021 football season.

The shakeup was not due to Pierre’s coaching performance but a result of his lack of teaching credentials required at

Everett Public Schools. Bluestein, who has a Master of Education degree in Athletic Administration, has been teaching at the school for the last eight years.

With EHS now set to have its third head coach in four seasons, the question becomes could this be the year the Crimson Tide’s current slows down?

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Playoff bound

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Everett’s John Monexant (11) take the ball down center court against Brookline High School. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)

By Lorenzo Recupero

It’s only fitting that both the EHS boys and girls basketball teams clinch a date in the MIAA tourney against rival Revere High School.

That’s exactly what both teams did Tuesday night, as the boys clinched their playoff spot with a 80-48 win and the girls punched their ticket to the postseason this year with a 76-55 win over Revere.

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