Bill Iezzi: The Pasta Bowl

I couldn't call Saturday's annual football game between Hammonton and St. Joseph's a Thanksgiving day rivalry, so I asked coaches and another sportswriter how to refer to it.

We agreed to call it the "annual holiday weekend game."

However, St. Joseph's long-time stat man, Mike Ford, gave me the game's AKA. It's called the Pasta Bowl.

I like that better. 

Hammonton won, 16-14, and leads the series, 26-21-1. 

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Load comments