ORR, Old Colony Set for Fall II Season

            After successfully maneuvering through the winter sports season, the first since the beginning of the pandemic, Old Rochester Regional High School is set to take on another challenge: hosting winter sports in the middle of March. Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School will also have student-athletes playing football, soccer, and field hockey instead […] Read more »

ORR Made Most of Opportunity

            It would be hard to blame any athlete or coach for turning on cruise control and coasting through the 2020-21 winter season. Given everything that went on in 2020, simply having the chance to participate in sports again could have been enough. During a point in time when the world is still in an […] Read more »

Girls Basketball Title Run Height of Winter

            Old Rochester Regional High School could have very easily decided against offering sports this winter after postponing fall sports to the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s designated Fall II season set to begin in early March. But the Bulldogs found a way as a community to come together and give the seniors one last campaign […] Read more »

Pause Couldn’t Break Horan, Bulldogs

            Although Old Rochester Regional girls basketball’s regular-season record may indicate this season was an easy one for the Bulldogs, that was far from the case. The Bulldogs turned their season-opening three-game winning streak into an undefeated 7-0 regular season after they were forced to put things on pause and quarantine for seven days, missing […] Read more »

Brulport to Play NCAA Division II Baseball at Stonehill College

Bishop Stang Senior and left-handed pitcher Max Brulport of Rochester signed a Letter of Commitment at Bishop Stang High School, attended by his parents, Beth and Mark Brulport, along with coach Brian Rose and friends. This Fall, Max will play NCAA Division II baseball for the Stonehill College Skyhawks while studying Business Management and Marketing. […] Read more »

ORR Girls Looking for Perfect Finish

            Now six games into their abbreviated 2020-21 season, the Old Rochester Regional girls basketball team is still without a loss heading into its final game of the regular season against Fairhaven. The Bulldogs were able to maintain their perfect record, despite having quite a bit of adversity thrown their way.             After knocking off […] Read more »

Bulldogs Work through Intensified Schedule

            Every high school is dealing with adversity as it navigates the winter season through the COVID-19 pandemic so, as usual, Old Rochester boys basketball head coach Steve Carvalho is not interested in excuses when it comes to the Bulldogs’ recent scheduling flux.             After the first game of the season was postponed, Old Rochester […] Read more »

Girls Hockey Not Letting Challenges Stall Effort

            Unlike most other Old Rochester Regional High School interscholastic sports teams, girls ice hockey is not a member of the South Coast Conference; the reason being a lack of girls varsity hockey programs within the conference. In prior years, Bourne hosted the coop program until 2019 when ORR became a member of the Southeastern Massachusetts […] Read more »

ORR Opens Winter Slate on Winning Notes

            The Old Rochester Regional High School boys basketball team was initially slated to start its shortened 2021 season on January 5, but players were forced into quarantine, leading to the cancelation of a scheduled season-opening matchup against Seekonk. During the week-and-a-half-long quarantine, the Bulldogs were also disallowed from practicing together.             Despite only getting […] Read more »

ORR Girls Happily Hop on Ice

            Girls who play hockey are among life’s elite problem solvers.             If they’re from southeastern Massachusetts, they grew up skating on boys’ teams and clomping that extra 150 feet off the ice to a dressing room far removed from the epicenter of camaraderie, that sacred place where a team becomes a team.             Adjusting […] Read more »