MATTREC Spring Programs Announced

Mattapoisett Recreation is now accepting registrations for all spring programs. All programs are open to non-residents. KidFit is open to children in Grades K-3 and is held on Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, from May 1-June 5 at Center School Gymnasium. Join Mr. C. for a new session of KidFit. Classes are designed to increase […] Read more »

ORR Basketball Surpasses Preseason Expectations

At the start of the 2017-2018 boys’ basketball campaign, Old Rochester head coach Steve Carvalho wasn’t entirely sure what to expect from his team. Bulldog fans had become accustomed to star-studded teams that included the likes of Noah Fernandes and Matt Valles, among others. The depth eliminated most, if not all, the concern. Except for […] Read more »

OC Grad Faces ‘Major’ School/Sports Challenge

Making the transition from high school to college sports is enough of a challenge in itself. Student athletes go from being the oldest and best athletes in their high school conference to once again being the youngest and least experienced. Add on the adjustment to college life, plus the difficulty in class work, and they […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race College Stipends

The Fourth of July will be here before we know it, which means it’s time to start training for the Mattapoisett Road Race! Now in its 48th year, this 5-mile race through scenic Mattapoisett is an Independence Day tradition. Proceeds from the race are used to fund awards for college-bound senior athletes from Old Rochester […] Read more »

Tri-Town Basketball League

The 2017-2018 Tri-Town Basketball season ended on Thursday, March 8 with an exciting Finals Night at Old Rochester Regional High School. The first game of the evening was the Tri-Town Girls 3rd-6th Grade Finals with team Fever coached by Joel and Kelly Watters and the Sparks coached by Dave Silva and Tara Nelson. The Sparks […] Read more »

Tabor Grad Excited for Future at Gordon College

When Tabor Academy graduate Matt Valles of Mattapoisett joined the Gordon College men’s basketball team, the Fighting Scots had been in a bit of a playoff drought, struggling to earn a win in the first round of the Commonwealth Coast Conference. But this year, with the help of Valles, No. 2 Gordon won its first-round […] Read more »

Hockey Unlimited Wraps Up Season

At the end of the season at Tabor Academy, Hockey Unlimited presented three special recognition awards. Max Ohrenberger of Rochester received the Most Improved Player award. Tim Dyer, Managing Director & Head Coach of Hockey Unlimited, stated while presenting the award, “Max has shown that hard work and dedication can pay handsome dividends.” Dyer went […] Read more »

Old Colony Finishes Off Memorable Week

Old Colony triumphed last week with two vocational titles and another 1,000-point scorer, adding more hardware to its increasingly crowded trophy case with girls’ basketball winning and repeating as State Vocational Small School Tournament champions and the boys bouncing back from last year’s six-point loss to Franklin County to earn a Vocational Tournament title of […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

The Gateway Gladiators Mite C team played one of their better games of the season on Saturday, skating away with a big 30-17 win for the team. They played the YD Dolphins and there were plenty of goals to go around. It wasn’t just the goals that were exciting; the team seemed to get a […] Read more »

ORR Hockey Preps for MIAA Division 2 Tournament

Coming into the 2017-2018 season, Old Rochester/Fairhaven boys’ hockey wasn’t sure how its season would end up after graduating Noah Strawn, Sam Henrie and Landon Goguen, some of the state’s top players. While they still had Tayber Labonte, who was 13th in the state last year with 54 points, the majority of this season’s roster […] Read more »