Baltimore, MD: For the past 100 years, Calvert Hall College High School and Loyola Blakefield have faced off on Thanksgiving Day. The tradition will live on this Thanksgiving.
The 101st Turkey Bowl will take place on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. on the campus of Calvert Hall in Paul Angelo Russo Stadium. This is the first time the game will be played at either of the schools’ current campuses. Br. John Kane, FSC, Ed.D., President of Calvert Hall said, “After months of uncertainty, we are excited to officially announce Turkey Bowl 101. Generations of Calvert Hall and Loyola families have spent Thanksgiving morning celebrating these two great institutions, and we are elated for the tradition to continue.”
Calvert Hall first year head coach, Josh Ward ’04, looks to continue the Cardinals winning ways on Thanksgiving Day and win the Cardinals 7th straight game versus the Dons. Ward shared, “Turkey Bowl is synonymous with tradition. Tradition evokes a sense of comfort and unifies a community. Our players, coaches, and school community look forward to bringing a sense of normalcy to Thanksgiving Day and continuing the longstanding rivalry with Loyola Blakefield.”
Constant with tradition, WMAR-2 News will broadcast this year’s game as well as livestream the game to their website. The Dons lead the overall Turkey Bowl series at 49-43-8.
Additional details regarding the event will be announced in the coming weeks.
— Calvert Hall press release
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Calvert Hall and Loyola Blakefield