Thanksgiving football preview: Ocean City vs. Pleasantville

Pleasantville’s Reese Pearson takes a snap during a preseason practice. Pleasantville hasn’t won since 2009.

Why this game is special: These schools first met in 1917. Ocean City has won five straight. The schools play for the Mike Slaveski-Bob Thomas Memorial Award, which is named for deceased coaches Slaveski (Ocean City) and Thomas (Pleasantville).

Ocean City update: The Red Raiders had their two-game winning streak snapped with last Friday's 28-7 loss to Cumberland Regional.

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Pleasantville update: The Greyhounds are looking for their first win since a 42-28 win over Lower Cape May on Nov. 7, 2009.

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Game details

When/where: 10 a.m. Thursday at Pleasantville

Series: Ocean City leads 45-40-6

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