Raider Recap 11-25-21

The 2021 fall season officially came to an end today with the 134th installment of Wellesley-Needham football back on Thanksgiving Day this year. For all the fans who attended they certainly got their money’s worth as Wellesley looked for their 3rd straight win against the Rockets. Would they pull it off, lets find out!

Result for 11-25-21

Football: Wellesley 34 Needham 28

Wellesley Preview

We are less than 24 hours from kickoff in the 134th Wellesley-Needham game and it’s time now for the Wellesley preview! Here’s a look at how your 2021 Raider football team stands as they enter Thanksgiving looking for their 3rd in a row over the Rockets!


7-3 (3-1)

PPG: 24.5

PAPG: 21.9


Vs. Longmeadow W 30-22

Vs. Milford L 44-7

@ Walpole W 24-10

@ Newton North W 41-0

Vs. Natick L 42-21

Vs. Brookline W 35-14

Vs. Framingham W 35-12

@ Braintree W 24-13

@ Lincoln Sudbury (D2 Round of 16) L 42-0

@ Bishop Feehan W 28-20

Needham Preview

As we kickoff this Tuesday it’s time to preview the 2021 Needham Rockets as we get closer to the 134th Wellesley-Needham game. Here is a brief look at how the 2021 Rockets look coming into the game.


2-8 (0-4)

PPG: 13.4

PAPG: 23.9


Vs. Natick L 24-0

Vs. King Philip L 30-6

@ Newton North W 24-7

@ Weymouth L 24-20

Vs. Braintree L 17-14

@ Milton L 35-14

@ Walpole L 27-0

Vs. Framingham L 27-14

Vs. Holliston L 21-14

@ Durfee W 28-27

Wellesley-Needham Synopsis

As we begin this 3 day build up to Thursday’s Thanksgiving game we start out the week by taking a look at where the series currently stands as a whole. Here’s a look at some of the particulars, and tomorrow I will unveil the Needham preview followed by Wellesley on Wednesday.

Wellesley-Needham Overview:

134th meeting

Series: Wellesley 64-60-9

Last meeting: Wellesley 34-0 (3-19-21)

Last 10: 5-5

Current Streak: Wellesley (2)