Since Barnstable entered the “Old Colony League”, the game between Bridgewater-Raynham and Barnstable has grown into an intense rivalry. In 25 years, one or the other has won the conference championship. The game always has a bearing on the league championship every single year. On this night neither team disappointed. The teams played with heart and both left everything they had on that field.
Kevin has been a four year member of the football program at Bridgewater-Raynham. He has been a member of the Varsity team the past 3 seasons and has earned a varsity letter in all 3 years. Kevin is a linebacker and special teams player. He has maintained a 3.6 grade point average in a college preparatory curriculum. At this time he is undecided on his college choice.
Jack is a 1 year letter winner in football and is serving as captain this season. In lacrosse, Jack is a 4 year letter winner, receiving a letter every spring since he was in 8th grade. Jack is also a member of the junior classical league, key club, best buddies, national honor society and the president of the Latin honor society. Jack is very active in assisting the Barnstable youth football program and intends on majoring in Actuary Science or Finance when he enrolls in college next fall.
Coach Warren began his coaching career at Bridgewater-Raynham in 1975. Throughout his career, Coach Warren has coached Football, Basketball and Baseball. He has been a part of many league championships, as well as State Championships. Coach Warren began his coaching career at the Freshmen level, where he was very successful in developing younger players. In 1993, he moved to the Varsity Level and has brought great knowledge and work ethic, that has helped Bridgewater-Raynham be consistently one of the better programs in Southeastern Massachusetts.
Matthew has been an integral part in the Barnstable –BR rivalry every year since his sophomore year in 2007. As captain of the 2009 team, Matty helped lead an underdog Red Raider team to an upset victory over the Trojans. Late in the 4th quarter, Matty entered the game to rousing ovations which led to chants of “Matty B” echoing through the stadium. After his graduation, Matty took over a different role on the sidelines and has helped coach Barnstable to three victories over BR and 3 league championships. Matty continues to be a coach for the Red Raiders football and lacrosse teams while furthering his education at Cape Cod Community College.