Frank Haskell (1963-1964)
Frank Haskell was the starting left end as a junior in 1963 for Coach Noel Reebenacker's fine 7-2 team. He was one of the key receivers for QB's Daynor Prince and Don Jermyn and scored three touchdowns.
In 1964, he led the team with 50 points, finishing third in scoring in the Northeastern Conference, with eight TD receptions from sophomore QB Peter Brown and one two-point conversion. His eleven career TD receptions rank second in MHS history. Listed at 6', 175 lbs., he was a fine runner as well as excellent pass catcher. He finished his high school football career by scoring a TD for the North Shore All Stars in their winning post-season effort.
Frank Haskell was also an outstanding hockey player and is a member of the MHS Hockey Hall of Fame. He later played football at Parsons College.
John Wolf (1975-1977)
John Wolf became the starting quarterback as a junior for Coach Alex Kulevich part way through the 1976 season and help lead the MHS team to a 6-4 record.
An outstanding passer, he had an All Star senior year with 13 touchdown passes, piloting the team to an 8-2 record (7-2 in the NEC), one of the best records in MHS history. Overall, he was credited with 161 completions in 262 attempts for 1,560 yards. Over one half of the team's 182 points were scored through the air with Larry DiGiammarino and Bart Wellborn his favorite receivers. He finished the season with four TO passes on Thanksgiving in a 34-6 victory. He was named to all the local All Star teams and was the starting CAB for the North in the Agannis All Star game.
John Wolf was also a starting forward on Brad Sheridan's 1978 Conference and Division 2 North championship basketball team. At 6'2" and 185 lbs., he was a fine scorer, passer and rebounder for what many consider the top MHS basketball team.
Rick Ledbury (1984-1985)
Rick Ledbury was an outstanding two-way back for Coach Bruce Jordan in 1984 and 1985.
As a junior in 1984, the 6', 185 lb. halfback-fullback led the team in scoring with 50 points in a 7-3 season. In the 21-20 Thanksgiving win over Swampscott, he scored the winning TD and overall gained 185 yards in 24 carries, nearly half of which were in the fourth quarter.
Rick Ledbury was a fine runner, blocker and pass receiver. He contributed 1,800 yards in offense to the 1985 team, which he co-captained with Dan Hartman, and helped lead it to another 7-3 record. An All Star defensive back, he was credited with five interceptions (one for a TD) during the season.
Rick later went on to play three years of varsity football at Bowdoin College.
Dan Plakans (1986-1988)
Dan Plakans saw considerable action as a sophomore at offensive tackle for Coach Bruce Jordan in 1986 and became a two-way starter in 1987 and 1988.
He was recognized as one of the area's outstanding offensive tackles in leading the MHS running attack to winning seasons in 1986 (6-4) and 1987 (7-3). At 6' and 235 lbs., he was skilled at both pass protection and opening holes on the left side of the line. He was named to all of the local All Star teams in his senior year. The Lynn Item said "he was the #1 force behind Marblehead's ground game"; and the Salem News stated "he was the big reason MHS had four different runners gain 100 yards in a single game." He played in both the Agannis and Shriners All Star games.
Dan went on to have an outstanding football career at Northfield — Mt. Hermon Prep and Union College.
Dan Healey (1991-1994)
Dan Healey played four years of football at MHS and was co-captain of the 1994 team. A three year starter in the backfield, he was a hard-hitting and fast runner and an outstanding defensive back.
In 1993 he scored 6 TD's and had 840 rushing yards. In his senior year he scored 90 points and reached nearly 1,000 rushing yards. In that year's opening game against Foxboro, he scored 5 TD's in 42-28 win, accounting for 348 all-purpose yards in one of MHS' finest individual game performances. Dan Healey was named to all the local All Star teams (Lynn Item-twice) and was the MVP of the Agganis All Star game.
He also played four years of baseball at MHS and was a freshman starting outfielder in the 1992 Division 3 State Championship season.
Dan Healey was MVP of an undefeated Worcester Academy Team where he scored 18 Touchdowns in 1995. He later played four years of football at UMass. and had a key role in the 1998 Division I-AA national championship game and season.