Thursday, November 22, 2012
Newton North faces Brookline at Dickinson Stadium in Newton at 10 a.m. Meanwhile, over in Sudbury, Newton South is facing Lincoln-Sudbury at 10 a.m. Send us your photos!
The Newton North/Brookline and Newton South/Lincoln-Sudbury Turkey Day football rivalry continues this Thanksgiving. The Newton North game will take place at home today at 10 a.m. while the Newton South game will take place in Sudbury at 10 a.m. If you'll be at the game today, we'd love for you to share your photos with us. Add them to this post so we can compile one gallery for everyone to see.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Newton North and Newton South football teams will face Brookline and Lincoln-Sudbury, respectively, for the traditional Thanksgiving Day football game.
For one Newton school, it's a rivalry that has spanned 118 years. For another, it's a tradition the teams are still forging into the history books. The annual Thanksgiving Day football games are scheduled for this Thursday, Nov. 22 at 10 a.m., with Newton North and Newton South taking on familiar foes Brookline and Lincoln-Sudbury. The Newton North-Brookline rivalry, which started back in 1894, includes an annual luncheon where the Newton and Brookline Rotary clubs bring the rival athletes together to shake hands and break bread two days before the big day. That meeting will take place today, Nov. 20, at the Holiday Inn in Brookline at noon. "It's like a work of art in some ways," Newton North football coach Peter Capodilupo said last …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The two neighboring towns have battled for Football Supremacy on Thanksgiving Day for over a century.
Since 1894, Brookline and Newton North High Schools have battled for supremacy on the football field. This heated rivalry returns on Thanksgiving morning, 10 a.m. at Parsons Field in Brookline, 175 Kent Street. Click the video to see what this rivalry looked like in 1930. Today, the teams will meet, as they have for more than a quarter-century, when the Brookline and Newton Rotary Clubs bring the rival athletes together on the Tuesday before. It's on neutral ground where they will shake hands and eat together. Whether your blood is red and blue, orange and black, or you simply believe "anything can happen," stick with Patch for the game.