Watertown Red Raider Football has a history steeped in rich tradition and success. Watertown has fielded a football team since 1921, and WHS has graduated many talented football players who have gone on to be successful citizens, entrepreneurs and business people.
The Watertown Varsity Raider football team plays traditional rival Belmont High School on Thanksgiving Day. This critical rivalry is one of the oldest traditional Thanksgiving Day games in Massachusetts. These teams have played each other since 1921.
We invite you to visit the Watertown Athletics Hall of Fame Website to see all football inductees and history-making events so you can learn about Watertown High School Football. Go Raiders!! Be the Best You Can Be
The 2010 Football season is a big one for the Watertown/Belmont Thanksgiving rivalry. Watertown leads the historic series 42 wins vs 41 wins for Belmont. If Watertown wins, they stay ahead in the series, but if Belmont wins, they tie it up. Go Watertown - Beat Belmont!!! Check out the history of this bitter rivalry at the following link to the Watertown Hall of Fame site.