Thursday, November 22, 2012
The Needham and Wellesley high football teams square off at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
The football teams from Needham and Wellesley will face off Thursday in the annual Thanksgiving Day game, at 10 a.m. at Memorial Park in Needham. Tickets to the game are $10. Are you headed to the big game today? We'd love to see your pics. Add them to this post by clicking on the green "Upload photos and videos button" under the photo to the right, and together we'll build a gallery for everyone to see. We've posted this on both Needham Patch and Wellesley Patch, so make sure if you're commenting below on your favorite team or who you think will win, you keep it clean. Otherwise, happy Thanksgiving, and good luck to both teams!
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Big game set for 10:00 a.m. in Wellesley, and a list of what's closed for the holiday.
Happy Thanksgiving, Needham! Throughout town today, families and friends will be sitting down to feast on traditional holiday fare, from sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie to the ever popular turkey and dressing. Before the meal, though, many will be heading over to Wellesley High School to see the Rockets in action in their 124th Thanksgiving Day football game against the Wellesley Raiders. Kick-off is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tickets at the gate cost $10 per person. Look for the score on Needham Patch later today, and check out our photo gallery of images from the game on Friday. Once you've counted your blessings and put away the dinner (perhaps to pull it out again a few hours later for those delicious Thanksgiving leftovers), log on to …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Share your thoughts about the big Needham vs. Wellesley football match-up.
On Thursday, Nov. 24, Needham and Wellesley high school football teams will face off in their 124th annual Thanksgiving Day match-up. The tradition is reportedly the oldest public high school football rivalry in the nation, with the first game played in 1882. The record: Wellesley with 59 wins, Needham with 55, and nine tie games. Earlier, Needham Patch sports writer Matt Noonan made his prediction about who will come out on top in the Thanksgiving Day bout. Now we want to know what you think. Take our poll below and tell us which team you think will win—and whether it will be in overtime or within the confines of the regular game. Got a particular score in mind? Share your predictions in the comments below. And, while you're at it, show…