Good luck to Robert DiLoreto

The resignation of the coach and his assistants for the Crimson Tide football team is unsettling, and largely out of the realm of nominal football politics in this city.

In other words, football here has held a very privileged, even honored place in the life and times of the city of Everett. So resignations connected with Crimson Tide football have been far and few between.

This we know.

Coach DiLoreto did a great job with his players.

He stood as a powerful, positive example to all the young men attempting to master the sport of football.

He maintained the Crimson Tide espirit de corps that caused so many games to be won and more than several championships.

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The Crimson Tide Rolling

With several major victories in the last few weeks, the Crimson Tide football team has shown what is possible when a team comes together.

With three straight wins – the Tide crushed BC High last week – the season has been turned around following an un- steady start.

The long tradition of winning teams is part of the Crimson Gide tradition – and for decades.

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Crimson Tide Thrash BC High, 42-16

Win Third Straight

By Lorenzo Recupero

The Crimson Tide have found a way to win through the air and on the ground this season. In its latest victory, the Tide combined both efforts and shutdown a familiar foe in Boston College High School.

The 42-16 triumph marks the third straight win for the Tide, who are averaging 40 points per game over the last three games.

Crimson Tide (3-1) leading rusher Damien Lackland added two touchdowns in the win, including a 34-yarder. Quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe continued his strong season under center, tossing a 61-yard touchdown pass to speedy receiver Christian Zamor to go with his 2-yard and 4-yard TD runs. Ellerbe leads the team in scoring.

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Crimson Tide top St. John’s Shrewsbury on Thanksgiving Day

Everett High’s Jayden Clerveaux (4) celebrates one of his two touchdowns against St. John’s Shrewsbury as the Crimson Tide rolled to a big win at Everett Veterans Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

Serve up 44-14 victory

By Lorenzo Recupero

Thanksgiving Day football at Veterans Memorial Stadium returned in a big way, capping a winning season for the Crimson Tide.

In the 44-14 victory over St. John’s Shrewsbury on Thanksgiving, the Tide showcased its depth with a full-fledged attack from start to finish.

Leading 21-0 by halftime, Everett got scores from five different players by the end of the game, including two apiece from seniors Jayden Clerveaux and Cam Mohamed.

Posting 93 points over their two-game win streak (beat Andover 49-21), the Tide (9-1) end the year hot.

“It’s a really strong way for our team to end the season. It really worked out for us on all three phases, said,” EHS Head Coach Robert DiLoreto. “We spread the ball on offense and played great on defense and special teams, it was a complete team effort. Everything really came together,” said DiLoreto.

The win was his first on Thanksgiving as head coach of Everett.

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Tide kickoff playoffs at Methuen High

EHS’ Cam Mohamed (2) as the football team takes the field for a game against Medford. (Photo By Jim Mahoney)

It’s playoff time for the Tide.

Led by the powerful running game tandem of JC Clerveaux and Cam Mohamed the number 9 ranked Everett football team will travel to #8 Methuen High’s Nicholson Stadium Friday, November 5 for a 7 PM kickoff in the first round of the MIAA Playoffs to determine the Division 1 champs.

Rob DiLoreto’s explosive offense and stout defense will be tested with by the Merrimack Valley Conference foe.

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