Est. 1995: Updated: Saturday January 07, 2017 10:17:15 AM    Search | Contact Us | History | Economy | Data | Calendar| Weather





Quick Links
Land Use Council Schedule
Community Calendar
Board of Appeal Hearing List*
EB Data
District A-7 Police Station
Piers Park Sailing
Wi-Fi Hotspots in EB
Music: Salvatore Baglio 
Salesian Boys & Girls Club
Friends of EB Greenway

Historical Markers

Historic Sites
News Archive
Picarello Foundation
Logan Flight Info
Italia Unita
East Boston YMCA
L. Florence Charitable Fund

Official MA Ode by Joseph Falzone

Mt. Carmel Archive

Weather Alerts
EB Branch Library
EB Chamber of Commerce
Politics and Elections
East Boston on Wikipedia
Resources for Boston Youth
East Boston APAC
Calls to Action
Suffolk Downs


Bookmark and Share


East Boston High School to retire the numbers of Wiggins and retired coach Sousa at Game on Friday, November 4.

East Boston -- East Boston High School (EBHS) will retire the numbers of former NFL player Jermaine Wiggins (18) and retired football coach John Sousa (66) on Friday, November 4 at Sartori Stadium when the EBHS Jets host The English High School.  The game begins at 6 p.m.

According to Headmaster Mike Rubin, the ceremony will take place at halftime. The stadium is located in East Boston, in back of the Airport MBTA stop and is commonly known as the East Boston Stadium. Both Wiggins and Sousa graduated from EBHS.

Wiggins was a two-time Boston City League All-Star (1992-93), before embarking on a collegiate career at Marshall and Georgia. He spent eight years in the NFL as a member of the Jets, Patriots, Colts, Panthers, Vikings and Jaguars, earning a Super Bowl ring with the Patriots for the 2001 season.

Sousa starred at East Boston in the mid-1960s, captaining the 1968 squad. He spent 17 years as an assistant at Boston English before accepting the coaching job at his alma mater in 1995. As the coach with the most wins in school history, Sousa spent 15 years on the Jetsí sidelines, winning 119 games and a Super Bowl title in 2004.

A coffee and pastry reception is planned for after the game at East Boston High School. All are welcome to attend the game and the numbers retirement. For information about game tickets and the reception, please call Phil Brangiforte at 617-635-9896, ext. 30305.

Contact: Phil Brangiforte,
EBHS Athletic Director at 617-590-5491

Print Friendly and PDF


spacer image

Your Sponsored Link Here | Your Sponsored Link Here

spacer image
spacer image

| Contact Us | Disclosure | Search| Weather   | Resources | Advertising | Economic Data | News Archive | Columnists |
Arts & Culture | Public Documents| RSS icon RSS Feeds |

spacer image
  spacer image