Holy Spirit's against Atlantic City's Thanksgiving football game at Holy Spirit High School Thursday Nov 22, 2018. Press of Atlantic City / Edward Lea Staff Photographer

This year only there are only five high school football games in the area that will be played on Thanksgiving. That number is going to drop again next year as Egg Harbor Township and Mainland have announced that they will no longer be playing on Thanksgiving. 

Staff writer Mike McGarry believes its time end the tradition. 

While staff writer Dave Weinberg thinks the tradition should continue. 

GALLERY: Relive Thanksgiving high school football rivalries 

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