Close to 80 youths, ages 7 to 14, participated in the Everett High School instructional football clinic Monday at Everett Memorial Stadium.
Everett head coach Rob DiLoreto was asked about the tremendous turnout for the first of the four daily sessions (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.), exceeding all expectations in terms of attendance.
“The City of Everett just loves their football, and the whole city is coming to together to support its youth,” said DiLoreto. “We’re so excited to bring all of our kids together in the city and have some fun, learn some fundamentals, and preach the culture of Everett Crimson Tide Football.”
DiLorero and his assistant coaching staff led the group through agility drills, blocking and tackling techniques, and “how important the ‘E’ is and how the Everett football family all respects the tradition and pride of Everett football.”
EHS Football Captains are Announced
Giacobbe Ward, Nick Raymond, Jaiden Coriano, and Kamarri Ellerbe have been named captains of the 2022 EHS football team.
DiLoreto said he selected the captains based on their performance from the 2021 season and leadership skills. All four captains are entering their senior year.
Clerveaux, Biggi Play in Shriners All-Star Game
Two Everett High football players, Jayden Clerveaux and Jayden Biggi, competed in the Shriners All-Star Game last Friday night at Bentley University in Waltham.
Clerveaux rushed for an 80-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage for the North team. Clerveaux will be spending a post-graduate year at Williston Northampton School in Easthampton (Mass.)
Biggi led the North defense with nine tackles. Biggi will be continuing his football career at Bentley.
The South won the 44th annual game by a 20-17 score.
Pre-Season Practice Starts Aug. 19
The Crimson Tide football will begin preseason workouts on Friday, Aug. 19. Everett will play Mansfield and Peabody in scrimmages.
The 2022 regular season opener is Friday, Sept. 10 versus Xaverian at Everett Stadium. Both teams should be ranked in the Top 5 in Massachusetts in preseason polls. It is expected that reigning Super Bowl champion Catholic Memorial will be ranked No. 1.