Gobble, Gobble up a bunch of Turkey Day High School Football

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Being born and raised in the northeast, this is my favorite time of year and my favorite story to write each and every year. It’s time for Turkey Day football!

Personally, I’ll be at Lafayette College’s Fisher Field for the 112th battle between Easton (Pennsylvania) and Phillipsburg (New Jersey), which will be played before a sellout crowd, as usual. These two communities are only separated by the Delaware River and the rivalry is so intense and colorful that ESPN has shown the game LIVE twice.

Turkey Day high school football is a northeast thing with a large majority of the game being played in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

With frigid temperatures expected throughout the northeast, many games were moved to Wednesday before the big chill set in.  But when it comes to Easton/P’burg and other big Turkey Day battles, the games will be played in the element(s).

The oldest public school Thanksgiving rivalry in the nation will be played Thursday at Needham High School in Massachusetts between the Rockets and Wellesley. Thursday’s game will be No. 131 in the series.

Below you can check-out all of the Turkey Day scores on our LIVE scoreboards powered by Scorestream.

Connecticut Scores

Massachusetts Scores

New Jersey Scores

Pennsylvania Scores

Rhode Island Scores



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About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.