2013: Johnny Thomas carried the football 31 times for 273 yards and three touchdowns as St. John's Prep scored 22 fourth quarter points in a 36-22 triumph over visiting Brockton. Fullback Greg Kobelski caught a 22-yard scoring strike from Michael Geaslen and also ran for a 1-yard TD in the Eagles' win.

On This Date in North Shore football history: Sept. 14

St. John's Prep running back Johnny Thomas blasts past a diving defender in Berson Desroses before bursting into the open field in his team's 36-22 win in 2013.Staff file photo/David Le 

2002: Having gone winless the previous year — and with only two victories in its prior three seasons combined — Marblehead began the season off on the right foot with a 21-14 non-league triumph over North Shore Tech.

1990: Danny Collins scored the game's only touchdown on a 'Wing Right 36' play call as Peabody blanked Salem, 6-0, on the road at Bertram Field in the 76th annual meeting between the neighboring squads. The victorious Tanners would go on to finish the season a perfect 11-0 and defeat Tewksbury for the Division 1 Super Bowl.


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