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Friday, November 24, 2006

Jackie MacMullan on the Natick-Framingham game

SPORTS

Each high school in New England is convinced that its Turkey Day football rivalry eclipses them all. Certainly those who have tied their fortunes to the annual Framingham-Natick game feel that way, particularly since the two met for the 100th Thanksgiving yesterday.

Even though Natick was a perfect 10-0 with its playoff future secure, and Framingham was 6-4 with no postseason aspirations on the line, it would be a mistake to suggest this game had no ramifications.

It always does, always will. ...

Read more of Jackie MacMullan's column about the game and check out scores, stories, and other features on yesterday's high school football showdowns at boston.com's high school sports site.


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