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March 22, 2014

Worth retires from North Shore Tech football post; will stay on as athletic director

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“He taught me that football is more than a game; it’ a way to go about life,” said Bailey. “The way you play football is the way you should act in life; always give 100 percent no matter what. He would tell us to use football in life, to always fight even if you’re facing a very difficult situation.”

Now the North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie football program is the one facing a difficult situation-trying to navigate through the Commonwealth Coast Conference without Worth at the helm. But Worth wouldn’t just leave the program he built in the hands of just anyone. He considers Haberland family.

“Him and I have been together since ‘87,” said Worth. “The way I feel about this is like it’s my son is taking over the program.”

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