This is the second part of High School Football America’s two-part video feature on America’s oldest high school football game between New London High School and Norwich Free Academy.
In this episode, Trish Hoffman and Jeff Fisher look at the game itself, which has been played since May 12, 1875. You’ll meet Norwich’s Tom Moretti, who played in the 100th game back in 1966, plus learn why one game was called because of a ball being lost in the snow.
America’s First High School Football Game – No. 147
New London leads America’s First High School Football Game Series
New London beat Norwich Free Academy 34-14 to take a 77-59-11 lead in the all-time series. The win closed-out a perfect 10-0 season for the Whalers.