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Facemasks were among the few pieces of Holy Trinity football equipment that survived an early Friday morning arson fire at the Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons field house. Thanks to an rapid influx of donations, the Pride will be able to play its playoff game today against Hoosic Valley.
Photographer: Mike MacAdam
Facemasks were among the few pieces of Holy Trinity football equipment that survived an early Friday morning arson fire at the Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons field house. Thanks to an rapid influx of donations, the Pride will be able to play its playoff game today against Hoosic Valley.
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The smoke smell hits you in the face. The facemasks staring up at you from the black ash-mud, like comedy/tragedy of Greek drama, hit you in the gut. And some jerk ate the brownie. “It was kind of funny. There was a brownie in a plastic Tupperware container that’s been there since August . . . Somebody ate it,” Holy Trinity football coach John Barber said, with half of a rueful chuckle. “But basically everything’s ruined.” Not ...

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scotiaglenville
October 22, 2016
12:41 p.m.

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1967-1968; 1968-1969. my brother tom and I were fortunate enough to play on the only 2 football teams, representing bisop gibbons, to win the old diocesan league football championship. the coaches were ed oliviera and johnny verra.

that field house had 3 shower columns then, with shower heads pointing out all around. danny Webster and mark karbowski used to lead our team in singing "do wa diddy" by Manfred mann while we showered.

lotsa good memories

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