Mattapoisett Road Race

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The Mattapoisett Road Race Committee, chaired by Bill Tilden, recently met to continue preparations for its 44th July 4 road race. There are several highlights for this year’s five-mile race. Included are: - New lightweight T-shirts guaranteed for first 750 runners; - “Future Runner” T-shirts for children on sale race day (sizes 2-4T, 5-6, 7); […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

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Celebrate Independence Day by running the 44th annual 5-mile road race held in the scenic seaside town of Mattapoisett, MA! The race begins at 9:00 am Friday, July 4; mail-in registration is $20 by June 22; online registration is $15 by June 24; registration at Shipyard Park is $20 July 3 (5-7:30 pm); $25 the […] Read more »

Boys’ and Girls’ Track Remains Undefeated

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Here is a look at the third week of scheduled games for ORR spring athletics.             Baseball: The Bulldogs had a great week, winning all three of their games against Fairhaven, Dighton-Rehoboth, and GNB Voc-Tech. Against Fairhaven, the boys won 11-8 thanks to a strong offensive performance by designated hitter Austin Salkind, who hit three […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Championships

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Middle School 1 vied for their Foxboro League Championships Thursday night. The Vikings had played Mansfield in the last game of the playoff series, and they knew they had their work cut out for them. Mansfield seemed to set the tone early, when their goalie punched Vikings forward Quirino DoCanto in the face after a […] Read more »

Ryan Pitches First Career No-Hitter

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Here is a look at the second week of scheduled games for ORR spring athletics.             Baseball: The Bulldogs had a week headlined by strong pitching. The boys notched their first win of the season over Coyle-Cassidy, 13-10, thanks to a strong performance by relief pitcher Ryan Plunkett. In his first varsity win, Plunkett struck […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

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Squirt Grizzlies: The Gateway Squirt Grizzlies lost in the Yankee Conference championship game on Sunday to Braintree 2-1. Braintree started off strong and took a 2-0 lead in the first period despite being outshot by the Grizzlies. The Grizzlies responded in the second with Chris Gauvin scoring to cut the lead to one. The Grizzlies […] Read more »

Spring Sports Get Under Way

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Here is a look at the first week of scheduled games for ORR spring athletics.             Baseball: The boys’ baseball team had a rough opening to the season, losing their second consecutive game in two weeks. Last week, Bishop Stang handed the Bulldogs a loss in their season-opener, and this week, the Bulldogs lost to […] Read more »

South Coast Girls’ Softball League

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The South Coast Girls’ Softball League opening day is on Saturday, April 12. The event takes place at Hastings Middle School in Fairhaven. Parade to begin at 10:00 am, followed by Opening Ceremonies. Our first pitch this year will be thrown by Alexah Dunham, a Fairhaven teen who is also a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer survivor. […] Read more »

ORR Boys’ Lacrosse

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ORR had a very strong game against Sandwich. Ethan Lizotte led ORR with five goals and an assist, while Michael Pruchnik and Connor Severino each added three goals and an assist. Also assisting on goals were Chris Nadeau (two), Landon Goguen (two), and Charlie Tirrell (one). Severino won 15 of his 20 face-offs. ORR also […] Read more »

Spring Sports Preview: Baseball

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This year is all about redemption for the Bulldogs. Last year, the ORR boys’ baseball team, under head coach Steve Carvalho, went 12-9, which qualified them for the MIAA state tournament, where they were immediately knocked out by conference rival Apponequet. This year, the Bulldogs hope to redeem their state tournament loss and advance further […] Read more »