ORR/Fairhaven Hockey Welcomes New Coach

The graduation of standouts Tayber Labonte, Ryan Raphael,and Zak Labonteweren’t the only losses for the Old Rochester Regional/Fairhaven hockey program heading into the 2018-2019. The Bulldogs are also forced to move on without coach Eric Labonte, who led the Bulldogs to six South Coast Conference titles and, more importantly, the 2017 Division 3 State Title […] Read more »

ORR Football Just Misses Super Bowl Win

After making a run through the regular season without a loss, followed by a South Sectional Finals-winning playoff run, Old Rochester Regional Bulldogs came up just shy against North Sectional champion Stoneham in the Division 6 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium, losing 26-20. The Bulldogs were able to put on a defensive performance consistent with […] Read more »

ORR Football Set for State Title Contest

It’s been a long road, but Old Rochester Regional (ORR) football finally has its sights fully set on the MIAA Football Division 6 State Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on Saturday at 3:30 pm. “[Monday] was really the first day it had sunken in,” said ORR coach Justin Kogler. “Last week it was […] Read more »

Tabor Grad Competes in Cross-Country Nationals

Tabor Academy graduate and former Tabor correspondent for The Wanderer, Julia O’Rourke, is going the distance as a cross-country runner at Bowdoin College, even coming in 15thplace out of 398 runners recently, a personal best for her at 2:25:39, qualifying her to compete in the NCAA DIII Cross Country National Championships as senior co-captain of […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Girls Soccer Wins NEPSAC Title

It took 80 minutes of regular time, two 10-minute overtime periods, and a round of penalty kicks, but in the end, Tabor Academy girls soccer edged out Thayer Academy 4-3 to win the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class B championship. Leading the way offensively was Cat Barrywho scored twice, including the game-tying goal […] Read more »

Trahan Named Athletic Director of the Year

With the Old Colony athletic department’s consistent success in every season in both girls and boys sports, it only makes sense for the Cougars to receive recognition in addition to their 13 combined titles between the Mayflower Athletic Conference Small Division and the Vocational State tournaments, which is why Old Colony was awarded the 2017-2018 […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Offers Youth Soccer

If you are traveling on Dexter Lane in Rochester on a Saturday morning, you may see a future World Cup star. Why? The Marion Recreation Department offers a youth soccer program for boys and girls ages 3-13. Residents of the Tri-town area, Acushnet, and Wareham participate in this fun, learning experience. Currently, approximately 300 youngsters […] Read more »

ORR Set for Div. 6 South Sectional Title Game

After winning a close first round game over No. 8 Bishop Stang, No. 1 Old Rochester Regional made noticeable improvements and cruised past No. 4 Dedham, 34-14 in the MIAA Division 6 South Sectional Semi-Finals. A big part of the Bulldogs’ offensive jolt was Will Garciareturning to the field. After suffering an ankle injury in […] Read more »

ORR Football Advances in Postseason

Although Old Rochester Regional football is the top seed in Division 6 South Section and won 27-22, No. 8 Bishop Stang was far from a cakewalk in the opening round matchup. Bishop Stang’s dynamic quarterback, Justin Lopes, threw for two touchdowns and 255 on 16 for 30 passing. He also rushed for a touchdown and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Basketball

Sign up today for Tri-Town Basketball for boys and girls in grades 3-6. MATTREC and Marion are combining again for a Tri-Town league for girls in grades 3-6, boys in grades 3 and 4, and boys in grades 5 and 6. Placement nights will be held November 6th, 7th, and 8th. Games begin in December […] Read more »