Many of who Greg Wright apply his athletic skills for Stoneham High
School would rank him as one of the best athletes the town has ever
This includes his former
football coach Bob Margarita who calls the 1966 SHS graduate “the best
athlete I ever saw at Stoneham High.”
On the football field Captain
Wright did it all, running, passing and kicking for the Spartans as a
virtual one-man team. He averaged 42 yards per punt in his senior year.
Greg was voted “Outstanding
Back” his junior and senior years and was the winner of the Marty Jordan
Award in the Thanksgiving game against Reading. He also was named “Most
Popular Player” in a town contest. His exploits earned him a berth as a
Middlesex League All-Star.
On the ice, Greg, a three-year
starter, starred for a strong Spartan team that finished 12-2-2 his
senior year. He was named All-Scholastic by the Boston Globe, the
Boston Herald and the Record American and was a Middlesex All-Star.