Thanksgiving Homecoming: For six reporters, a trip down memory lane

11-27-14: Somerville, MA: Isaac Bonhomme (no. 20, center) on the sidelines with his Cambridge Rindge Latin teammates during Thanksgiving Day football game against Somerville High School at Dilboy Field in Somerville, Mass. Nov. 27, 2014. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Sports ( 28somerville )

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Six members of the Globe’s school sports staff – some former football players themselves – spent Thanksgiving covering their own schools.


Little movement in Globe Top 20 football poll after Thanksgiving

There was a little reshuffling among Nos. 11-18, but the Top 10 stayed exactly the same.


The Thanksgiving Players of the Week

Here’s a look at the outstanding individual performances on a packed day of Thanksgiving football.

Bridgewater-Raynham 15, Brockton 14

Brandon Gallagher leads Bridgewater-Raynham to comeback victory

The senior running back, who missed most of the season with a fractured ankle, ran for two TDs against Brockton

Xaverian 34, St. John’s Prep 14

Xaverian routs St. John’s Prep for Catholic Conference title

Noah Sorrento rushed for 176 yards and four scores for the top-ranked Hawks.

Quincy 33, North Quincy 6

// James Lam on the mark as Quincy tops North Quincy

Lam set the school record for career touchdown passes with 35.

BC High 27, CM 14

BC High starts fast, finishes off Catholic Memorial

The Eagles scored 21 points in the first six-plus minutes of the game.

Abington 48, Whitman-Hanson 28

Abington maintains focus in win over Whitman-Hanson

Donnell Leon had three TDs for the Green Wave, who will play in the Division 5 Super Bowl Dec. 6.

Medford 36, Malden 12

// Adrian Pineda passes Medford to upset of Malden

The senior QB threw four TD passes in 127th meeting between the schools.

Marblehead 21, Swampscott 14

Marblehead hangs on to edge Swampscott

Safety Garret Keough’s interception in the final seconds sealed the victory for Marblehead.

In Peter Capodilupo’s final game as head coach, Newtown North beat Brookline, 41-13, on Thanksgiving.

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Coach Peter Capodilupo will be missed at Newton North

The longtime coach managed his final game on Thanksgiving, which his team won, 41-13, over Brookline.

Lincoln-Sudbury 41, Newton South 21

Otto Zaccardo, Jack Hubley power Lincoln-Sudbury past Newton South

A sloppy field gave Lincoln-Sudbury an advantage as it won its 10th straight game on Thanksgiving.

Boston Latin 25, Boston English 8

// Boston Latin exacts revenge against Boston English

Latin lost last season’s battle, so Conor Freeley took matters into his own hands.

Needham 27, Wellesley 13

// Needham rides special teams play to victory over Wellesley

Needham changed the game’s momentum when it blocked a Wellesley punt in the first quarter.


Roundup: Littleton’s rushing attack proves too powerful

The Tigers, who play in the Division 6 Super Bowl on Dec. 6, rushed for 268 yards in the victory.


Roundup: Marshfield wins shootout with Duxbury

Jack Masterson threw for three TDs for the Rams, who play in the Division 2 Super Bowl on Dec. 6.

Stoughton 34, Canton 0

Aggressive Stoughton defense overpowers Canton in win

The Black Knights used their size advantage to control the line of scrimmage in a rout.


Snow forces Thanksgiving Day postponements

Round 3 between Middlesex League rivals Melrose-Wakefield will be played on Friday.

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Whittier Regional coach Kevin Bradley points out pass routes to his son and senior quarterback,

A father-son Thanksgiving Day finale

Kevin Bradley, head football coach at Whittier Regional Vocational Tech, and his son will have their last game together on Thursday.