Will play short season for pride, each other, Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium
By LORENZO RECUPERO
The Crimson Tide will hit the gridiron Friday and open up the 2021 season against Lynn English not playing for a state championship but something greater: each other.
In what will certainly go down in the record books with an asterisk, this season features just a four-game schedule void of any playoffs or tournaments.
The four games played will be for pride and not titles. And any one of the city’s faithful will tell you Everett is a proud football town.
With about 65 players on the roster, the Crimson Tide are well-stacked and able-bodied in ways other teams just aren’t because of COVID.
In football, unlike any other sport, depth is paramount, and Everett’s got it. This could bode well for the team.
The team is loaded with plenty of senior and letterman leadership, which makes an undefeated season a real possibility. If wins come, it’ll be those experienced players leading the charge.Continue reading Hitting the ground running