St. Bernard's adds Cathedral for open date

After its annual Thanksgiving Day rivalry game against was canceled as Lunenburg forfeited the remainder of its schedule, St. Bernard's football has picked up a pre-holiday game against Boston Cathedral, athletic director Jim Beauregard told ESPN Boston this morning.

The Saints will host Cathedral on Saturday in a 4 p.m. kickoff at the Bernardian Bowl.

"Cathedral has a Thanksgiving opponent [Marian H.S.]," Beauregard wrote in an email. "They have graciously offered to play us to allow for our seniors to experience their last high school game. They could only play on Saturday so that they would be in compliance with the MIAA rule regarding games in a week."