Senior Team Dinner Thursday October 1st!

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There will be a team dinner for all senior football players Thursday, October 1st, after practice hosted by the Donahue and Banks families, location 303 Olde Homestead Drive, Marstons Mills.

Bring your appetites!!

Upcoming Senior Dinners

October 8th – Bye Week
October 15th – The Ford Family
October 22nd – The Wardwell Family
October 29th – The Harrington Family
November 5th – TBD
November 12th – TBD
November 19th – The Conroy Family
Note: If you are interested in hosting a Senior Team Dinner or November 5th, 12th or 19th, please email Karin Pipatti at

Fun Chipotle Fundraiser on September 30th!!





Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the Barnstable High School Red Raiders Football Team. Just come into the Cape Cod Mall Chipotle on Wednesday, September 30th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Show this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the football team.

Go Red Raiders!!!


BHS Red Raider Weight Lifting Clubs Announced

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“Everyone has the desire to win, but only champions have the desire to prepare.” — Coach Chris Whidden

BHS Red Raider Head Football Coach Chris Whidden announced weight lifting club honors today, in particular those 2015 season football players who achieved total weight lifted in bench press, squat and hang clean of either a combined minimum of 700, 800 or an incredible 900 pounds.


Congratulations 700 Club Members!!!!!!

Ahmad Java (Senior — WR/DB)

Oscar Rodriguez (Senior — RB/LB)

Josh von Staats (Sophomore — RB/LB)

Chris Weber (Junior — TE/DL)


Congratulations 800 Club Members!!!!!!

Keaton Bergal (Junior — QB/DB)

Sean Ford (Senior — Captain — RB/LB)

Reece Hoppensteadt (Senior — TE/DB)

Jack Pipatti (Senior — Captain — RB/DB)


Congratulations 900 Club Members!!!!!!

Tanner Banks (Senior — OL/DL)

Rory Dwyer (Junior — RB/LB)

Jack Kennedy (Junior — OL/DL)


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“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”  — Jerry Rice

BHS Red Raiders Head Football Coach Chris Whidden announced that 18 BHS football players are honored as 2015 Iron Raiders.

BHS Iron Raiders, young men who recognize that football is a year round sport, completed a summer workout program that included an extensive series of speed, agility and plyometric workouts twice weekly at Craigville Beach, as well as weight room workouts three times weekly.

Meet the 2015 BHS Iron Raiders!!! 


Lou Cocozza

Christian Colon

Sean Dowling

Calvin Dulak

Isaac Dulak

Rory Dwyer

Christian Fallen

Erik Farrar

Max Farrar

Sean Ford

Sean O’Connell

Sam Perkins

Pat Sheran

Lucas St. Jean

Alex Saladino

Chris Stiles

Josh von Staats

Nick Wilson

Sean Ford and Jack Pipatti Named 2015 BHS Football Captains

Head Coach Chris Whidden announced this week that seniors Sean Ford and Jack Pipatti will serve as team captains of the 2015 Barnstable High School Red Raiders football team. Both young men were voted to be this year’s team leaders through the overwhelming support of their teammates. Student leaders off the gridiron as well as on, multi-sport athletic scholars Sean Ford and Jack Pipatti share the academic distinction of membership in the National Honor Society. Together in football since childhood, both Sean and Jack have distinguished award winning football careers both as Barnstable Red Raiders and Barnstable Silver Bullets.

Let’s meet this year’s Barnstable High School Red Raiders football captains!

Captain Sean Ford

Captain Sean Ford (Jennifer Lynch Photography)

Sean Ford

As a Barnstable Silver Bullet for seven years, Sean Ford played both sides of the ball as a linebacker and offensive guard. His team leadership skills developed early, as well as his outstanding sportsmanship. He was awarded the Frank Finn Sportsmanship Award as a Midget.

While playing as a Red Raider, Sean has excelled as a linebacker. This year his role with the team will be expanded, Sean now also playing H-Back in the offensive formation. An “Iron Raider”, Sean is a member of the 800 Club. As such, he  is consistently able to deadlift, bench and squat (combined) a minimum total of 800 pounds. Sean has been a multi-season athlete since elementary school – starting with soccer, then baseball, football, wrestling, as well as both winter and summer lacrosse.

An Honor Roll student, Sean Ford is a Challenge Day Leader for both Junior and Senior year, a Student Council Representative for both junior and senior year, and a Peer Leader for senior year. He will also attain the high distinction of becoming an Eagle Scout on Sept. 15th.

Sean is the son of Christine and James Ford of Centerville.

Captain Jack Pipatti

Captain Jack Pipatti (Erin O’Leary Photography)

Jack Pipatti

As a Barnstable Silver Bullet for six years, Jack Pipatti was a highly versatile football player, excelling in several positions on both sides of the ball, including center and quarterback. Awarded the William “Red” Dacey Award as both a Pee Wee and a Midget, Jack was highly acclaimed and respected for his sportsmanship, leadership and play on the field.

As a Red Raider, last season Jack Pipatti lettered as a safety, filling in also at full back as the need arose. Also an “Iron Raider” and 800 Club member, Jack is consistently able to deadlift, bench and squat (combined) a minimum total of 800 pounds. He was awarded the Borsari Trophy for his steadfast dedication to the team. An outstanding lacrosse player, Jack has lettered four times in that sport, as well.

Jack Pipatti is an outstanding athletic scholar. Earning high honors every term of his high school career, with a GPA of 4.67, Jack is currently ranked #2 in the Class of 2016. He volunteers for Best Buddies and is an active member of the Key Club and Junior Classical League.

Jack is the son of Karin and Donald Pipatti of Hyannis.

2015/2016 Quarterback Club Merchant Cards are in!! Get yours today!!

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The ever-popular Barnstable Quarterback Club Merchant Cards are now
Available for $10 each!

Please be sure to get your new cards before they are sold out. Here is how to get your Red Raider Discount Card:

1. Contact any current BHS Football Player or Cheerleader to purchase the new cards. They all have a supply to sell.

2.  Butler Sporting Goods on West Main Sreet in Hyannis. Cards available for sale at Counter.

3. Email to process by mail.

Attention Football Players and Cheerleaders!




Pops By The Sea

Football players and cheerleaders are needed to assist with breaking down and cleaning up after the annual POPS BY THE SEA Concert at the Hyannis Village Green on August 9th, 2015. Our volunteer shift begins at 7:00 PM and will conclude when all work is completed.

Volunteers are provided with a T-Shirt that must be worn at the event, and also two lawn passes for the concert. Gates open at 1 PM and the Pops Concert begins at 5 PM. Light snacks and drinks will be provided during the work shift. NO JEANS.

Those interested need to contact Mrs. Hardy by emailing her at Be sure to let her know your T-Shirt size.



The Joe Cronin Fishing Tournament benefiting the Jimmy Fund is also looking for volunteers for their BIG EVENT! If you need volunteer hours for college or just want to help the world go round by volunteering your time HERE IS YOUR CHANCE!!! Volunteers are needed:
Thursday August 6th at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm OR 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm; OR

Friday August 7 th at 7:00 am to12pm OR 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm OR 4:00 pm-10:00 pm

ALL AT NAUTICUS MARINA in Osterville Village!!

Volunteer letters are given upon request. Please email Mrs. Hardy your name, contact information, and hours you can provide at!! She will pass along our whole group to the volunteer coordinator.
Info regarding the tournament:

Hundreds of anglers participate in this day-long fishing tournament that kicks off at Nauticus Marina in Osterville, MA. Fishing gear and an on-board lunch are provided, as well as a boat that takes anglers out to top fishing spots off Cape Cod.

The tournament also offers participants a full day of children’s activities, dinner, entertainment, awards, and live and silent auctions. In 2014, participants raised more than $277,500, bringing the event’s cumulative fundraising total to more than $4.8 million.

Quarterback Club Offers Scholarships to Class of 2015 Football Players and Cheerleaders!!!


The Barnstable Quarterback Club, Inc. Scholarship

The QBC Scholarship is a $500 scholarship given by the QBC to a graduating football player and a cheerleader. To be selected for this scholarship a graduating football must:

1. have been a member of the varsity football team in at least his junior and senior year;

2. demonstrate dedication to the Red Raider football organization;

3. be of strong moral character on and off the field and exhibit excellent sportsmanship;

4. be accepted to a 2 or 4 year college in the coming fall semester;

5. submit a written essay on the topic described below.

Essay Topic:

As part of your high school experience, you have been a member of the BHS Red Raider football team. Obviously, being part of the Red Raider tradition is important to you. Therefore in your own words please describe what it means to be a Red Raider and how does your definition relate to your own individual achievements, school spirit, community pride and future goals.

Upon completion of the application and submission of your essay and academic records, a student-athlete will be considered by the Scholarship Committee of the Barnstable Quarterback Club, Inc. Scholarship.

Submissions need to be submitted to the Guidance Office by March 20, 2015 for consideration. Pick up applications at your house office.