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Celtics columnist, Chris Forsberg, joined Butch and Gordon Edes to talk about the young core of players, Brad Stevens' need to win, and the tough November schedule that the Celtics struggled through.
Pete Kendall joined Butch for the Thanksgiving High School Special to talk about his years at Archbishop Williams and playing the in the NFL.

[0:00:07] ... pick when he first pick overall in the 1996 draft by the Seattle Seahawks went on to have a decade career in the NFL it's Pete Campbell Pete are you doing my friend. The more I ...
[0:00:43] ... a year ago about. Well you might feel little old but my high school senior game was in 1978. Case. They ego that's router to be turned out. He had is to be thankful today what what are on this day though what do you remember. About the plane at our cheese and these guys played Spellman and I believe they still do. We remember about Thanksgiving Day high school for. Why it was still back and 1617 years old mean it was something new circled on the calendar and point to ...
[0:01:37] ... spelman and most. Go to the only times that as a Massachusetts high school football players weekly sauerkraut and sort of most kids on internally from media outlets so you want to play in front of friends and ...
[0:02:32] ... at the end of something special at the end of the year high school football career Willis. It was an important victory. EW sixteen against the seventeen years all that. The best friend but that card ...






Steve DiFillippo tells his favorite Thanksgiving Day story.

[0:00:01] ... the obvious host Steve. Bought. My friend. So it's Thanksgiving Day its high school football it was what centuries ago when you. Well it was a decade ago. Of course like them. But it was really kind ...
[0:04:01] ... cam. And schools here and they're chanting thirty or not. North Reading high school the end of terror against north ready now by myself. Joaquin air and I'm like. Shocked I had inappropriate and cool it ...
[0:06:19] ... mean you are grew up. They talked all these people and in high school football on Thanksgiving Day you travel a lot all over the world you all over the country it's something unique and different and ...
[0:07:09] ... actually question how are. What I'd trade tech game against new report beating duke report 38 now I would trade that game which we got third and now and against new report. And we still be ready that's how important. They get too cute in high school I hope people up Ernst and that it's the biggest game of the year. You know. In college and now they know ...






Butch was joined by Danny Ventura of the Boston Herald to talk about the new playoff format in the MIAA this year, and some Thanksgiving Day games.
Former NFL Offensive Lineman and Weymouth native, Paul Zakauskas, joined Butch to talk about his experiences in high school football and what it meant to him.
A friend of the station, Kerry Byrne, joined Butch to talk about his early morning Thanksgiving Day tradition.

[0:00:00] ... Art is the Thanksgiving morning high school football special on WEEI. Our buddy Mike faeda refereeing is going to call momentarily. And he is at I'm not sure which game he's got this year but he's going to do the coin toss lives yes we are going to get the coin toss live again. From a high school football game they're getting ready to kick off momentarily. In your town I'm sure you have the annual traditions on this holiday you ...
[0:02:34] ... on hold because yet. We got Mike faeda who's gonna do the coin toss live for us from a high school game. Coming up in just a minute so some people showed up these UG two local politicians. By average. People today we're ...
[0:04:38] ... we'll have a what are we at 1030 tonight on our half. High school football Thanksgiving special on Fox25 that I will be hosting we will have captured. And present you the pigskin gallery and all its ...
[0:07:03] ... breakfast whenever. When this is a step scan gala is Syrians. About high school football and tradition. You set the bar pretty item. You know what that's the data due at one of the day whether they ...






Butch was joined by Shawn Reilly who does the play-by-play for the Abington Green Wave. We re-visited his famous call from 2010, and talked about the 104th meeting between the Abington Green Wave and the Whitman-Hanson Panthers.
Butch's hometown Head Coach, Brian Chamberlain joined the show to talk about the Wampanoags Thanksgiving Day match-up with Needham.

[0:00:05] ... getting set to take on. Milton once again at the new Braintree high school not new anymore and their head coach Brian Chamberlain joins us on the line right now Brian how are you my friend. ...
[0:03:18] ... have to. Went out when a mother a father comes up since high school football on Thanksgiving Day while. What's that all but take it. Yeah it's you're fuel cell I am a parent would remain now elect I haven't. And I explained to what tradition our original welcome back to school or what Earl EL records are to be a big crowd here opener Braintree. So we've got or go to a kind ...
[0:05:22] ... I said this to Danny bureau on you know if you read Jerry Kelly and article which is re published every year since 19921. Of the things he mentions is that. From a seniors perspective that ...
[0:05:53] ... you opened and they should. Ryan Chamberlain I head coach a branch high school Brian for all people that care so much of a bridge I've football. And there are a lot of from frank to ...






The first guest in our High School Thanksgiving Special was Dan Burn, who is the Athletic Director and Head Coach of the Bridgwater-Raynham Trojans.

[0:00:23] ... round in you would love to tune in today to talk about Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. And you'd love to tune in for the next three hours of talk about what Jon Lester. Or how the Red Sox are going to trade for pitching which of their 800 outfielders are they going to trade to ...
[0:06:43] ... into that today but so that Thanksgiving Day games don't decide the Super Bowl the playoffs they've already been decided to week from Saturday. The two view add some hiccups along the ways you knock one of the Super Bowl but talk about this game what's gonna take to be Brockton. I've got to pick apart the pit and there are very ...