Red Raider 2016 Varsity Football Award and Lettermen Jacket Recipients

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BHS Football Raiders Club Award Winners: (left to right) Crawford McCabe, Tahir Taylor, Chris Weber, Rory Dwyer and Jack Kennedy (Photo Credit: Jessica Dwyer)

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Coach Chris Whidden announced the following 2016 Barnstable High School award recipients for excellence in football at the Annual Awards Banquet held on December 4th at the Knight’s Auditorium. 

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The Quarterback Club President’s Award – Rory Dwyer

  • This award is given annually to the player who best exemplifies team spirit and sportsmanship, selected by the President of the Quarterback Club.

Heart & Drive Offensive Linemen of the Year – Lou Cocozza

  • This award is given annually to the Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman

Red Raiders Coaches’ Award – Gui Bezzera

  • This award is given annually to the “unsung hero” of the Red Raider varsity team

Joseph Borsari Award – Chris Stiles

  • This award is given to the Red Raider football player who best exemplifies the level of dedication it requires to wear the Red & White

Ronald Hosie Sportsmanship Award –Keaton Bergal

  • Awarded annually to an individual player who best exemplifies the spirit and demeanor of good sportsmanship on and off the BHS gridiron

Raymond E. Hostetter Jr. Award – Lou Cocozza

  • This award is given each year to the player who best demonstrates a superior level of competitiveness and leadership

BHS Football Raiders Club Award – Tahir Taylor, Crawford McCabe, Rory Dwyer, Chris Weber, and Jack Kennedy

  • Each season, a select player is recognized for attaining a superior level of performance against their opponents during the football season. This year the entire Defensive Line is recognized for their joint superior play.

Jean G. Hinkle Memorial Athletic Award –Jack Kennedy

  • This award is given each year to the senior member of the football squad who during his high school career, has shown the finest school spirit, the most willing cooperation with coach and team, and the highest degree of sportsmanship both on and off the field

Kevin A. Houston Memorial Award – Keaton Bergal

  • A version of this award has been presented since 1959 to the Barnstable most valuable player in the Thanksgiving Day game versus Falmouth

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Lettermen Jacket Recipients

Will Cooke
Ryan Welsh
James Peabody
Jack Kapanke
Zach Hallam
Christian Ostine
Regan Cullen
Parker Baird
Joshua von Staats
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Michael Turner
Carl Turner-King
Sanjeev KC
Lucas St. Jean
Brian Fogarty
Christian Colon
Carl Mueller
Max Nichols
Zeb Tilton
Jack Manoog
Hunter Doherty
Eric Martir
Alex Monteiro
Bailey Curcio

Appreciation and Commendation to the BHS Red Raider Football Coaching Staff

PRIDE — HONOR — RESPECT

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“The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel, are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.”

— Vince Lombardi —

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The Barnstable Quarterback Club, along with the parents of our high school football players, would like to take this opportunity to commend the outstanding coaching staff of the Barnstable High School Freshmen, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Football Teams:

Chris Whidden – Head Coach

Ryan Tremblett – Offensive Coordinator

Greg Hil – QBs/JV Head Coach

George Kostinas – Offensive Line

Kyle Cocozza – Offensive Line/JV Assistant

Willie Ford – Defensive Backs

Mike Dwyer – Defensive Line

Matt Bentivegna, Varsity Assistant

Lee Andrews, Varsity Assistant

Julian Smith – Varsity Assistant

Kris Dumas – Freshman Head Coach

Gibby Guimond – Freshmen

Paul Bentley — Freshmen

Joe Bentley — Freshmen

Thank you for your willingness to teach our teenagers the values of teamwork, selflessness, delayed gratification, overcoming obstacles, preparation and hard work, discipline, controlling emotions, overcoming fear, being part of something greater than oneself, rules and boundaries, dependability and trust, commitment and follow through, dealing with losses and disappointment, and winning with graciousness.

MAXPREPS “Players of the Game” Announced for Barnstable vs. Falmouth Thanksgiving Day Match-up

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Photography Courtesy of Sean Walsh

HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!

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Barnstable Red Raider “Players of the Game” for the Varsity match-up of Barnstable vs. Falmouth on Thanksgiving 2016 were recently announced on MAXPREPS.

SCORE:

Barnstable — 21

Falmouth — 40

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Overall Player of the Game: #7 KEATON BERGAL, Wide Receiver/ Defensive Back

Keaton Bergal put forward one of his best career days on his final day as a Red Raider football player, not necessarily in terms of numbers but in terms of sheer fortitude. Bergal rushed 8 times for 63 yards including a 29-yard touchdown, completed one pass for 31 yards, had four receptions for 31 yards and 7 tackles on defense.

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Offensive Player of the Game: #51 LOU COCOZZA, Center/ Middle Linebacker

“Center Lou Cocozza put forth an exceptional effort on both sides of the ball.”

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Defensive Player of the Game: #57 RORY DWYER, Defensive Lineman

“In his final game as a Red Raider, Rory Dwyer gave a superlative effort on defense with a total of 7 tackles on the day.”

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Special Teams Player of the Game: #73 JACK KENNEDY, Defensive Lineman

“Jack Kennedy’s blocked punt and recovery was perhaps the highlight of the day defensively for the Red & White.”

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CONGRATULATIONS GENTLEMEN!!!!!! 

Thanksgiving Pep Rally & Thanksgiving Game!

RAIDER NATION RISE!

R.A. — I.D. — E.R.S.!! GO RAIDERS!!

 

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Picture Collage designed by Teresa Hardy

 

JOIN US IN CELEBRATION OF SPIRIT WEEK & BARNSTABLE RED RAIDERS VS. FALMOUTH CLIPPERS FOOTBALL!!

8TH ANNUAL PEP RALLY!!!!!!!!!!

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2015

12:00 PM

BARNSTABLE HIGH SCHOOL LEO SHIELDS FOOTBALL FIELD

All Barnstable Red Raider Sports Teams are Invited and be Recognized!!!

Rain or Shine!!! (Rain location will be in the high school gym!)

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Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy to the Pep Rally to benefit TOYS FOR TOTS so those in need can have a joyous season.

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ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL GAME!!!!!

Thursday, November 24th, 2015 at 10:00 AM

BARNSTABLE HIGH SCHOOL LEO SHIELDS FOOTBALL FIELD

Be a part of YOUR community and support kids who play for the love of the game. 

Freshman Barnstable Red Raiders Crush Falmouth Clippers 46 to 8, as 5 Fantastic Freshmen Players are “Called-Up” to Varsity

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The Barnstable Freshmen Football Team Celebrates After Their Impressive Victory (Selfie-Credit: Coach Kris Dumas)

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The Barnstable High School Freshman Red Raiders finished their impressive 7 – 3 season by handily defeating the Falmouth High School Freshmen Clippers 46 to 8 today on the road at Gov. Fuller Field, Falmouth.

In related “Freshmen News”, Coach Kris Dumas also announced that the following five fabulous football players were “called up” to the Varsity Squad, voted by their peers for their outstanding leadership, sportsmanship and gameplay: Max Kennedy, Colby Burke, Brian Frieh, Declan Moriarty, and Harrison Lanman.

Congratulations, gentlemen!!

End of Season Banquet! Save the Date!

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SAVE THE DATE!!! 

The 2016 Annual Red Raider Football Player and Cheerleading Annual Banquet is Fast Approaching!

When : December 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Where: The Awards Ceremony will be held at the Barnstable High School Knights Auditorium. A dinner will begin immediately thereafter in the Main Cafeteria!

Cost : $5 per person…..  Are you a football player, cheerleader or coach? If so, you are our honored guest, and there is no admission cost.

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Please consider bringing a donation along for TOYS FOR TOTS! (This is not required, but the QBC is collecting donations for this outstanding cause to benefit the children in need of Barnstable County.)

MaxPreps “Players of the Game” Announced for Veteran’s Day Football Match-Up of Barnstable vs. Taunton!

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Navy SEAL SOC Kevin Houston Red Raider Football Captain 1993 9/20/1978 to 8/6/2011 Killed in Action

TO ALL VETERANS: THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!!

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Barnstable Red Raider “Players of the Game” for the Varsity match-up of Barnstable vs. Taunton on Veteran’s Day 2016 were recently announced on MAXPREPS.

SCORE:

Barnstable — 20

Taunton — 7

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Overall Player of the Game: #30 SAM ROSEN, Wide Receiver/ Defensive Back 

“Junior Wide Receiver Sam Rosen collected 9 receptions for 131 yards including a 37-yarder on Barnstable’s first offensive play of the game while also adding a touchdown. He also collected 4 tackles on defense and defended one pass.”

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Offensive Player of the Game: #17 BRYCE CONROY, Quarterback

“Senior Quarterback #17 Bryce Conroy went 23 – 30 passing for 232 yards, good enough for the 20th best yardage total in school history. He tossed one touchdown and had an interception while also punting four times for 160 yards including a 50-yarder.”

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Defensive Player of the Game: #53 Crawford McCabe, Defensive Lineman

“While several Red Raiders played exceptionally well throughout this 20-7 victory, CJ McCabe turned in 4 tackles and a sack for a 10-yard loss while also containing Taunton’s aggressive outside running attack.”

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Special Teams Player of the Game: #81 GUI BEZERRA, Kicker

“There is little doubt that Gui Bezzera had an exceptional day for the Red & White as the home team devoured the visiting Taunton Tigers. Bezerra booted field goals of 28 and 35 yards, respectively, while amassing 126 yards on kickoffs as well as making a touchdown-saving tackle. He added a pair of PAT kicks, to boot!”

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CONGRATULATIONS GENTLEMEN!!!!!! 

Junior Varsity Red Raiders Battle Dennis-Yarmouth

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#65 Offensive Lineman, Matt Finnegan blocks a Dennis-Yarmouth defender, enabling a great run from #47 Running Back, Akio Todd (Photography courtesy of Lori Fitzpatrick)

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The Barnstable High School Red Raiders Junior Varsity football team lost a very hard fought battle to the Dennis-Yarmouth Dolphins with a final score of 18 to 20 on November 5, 2016. For fantastic photos of this exciting Red Raider JV game, visit Lori Fitzpatrick’s album by clicking the following link: JV Barnstable vs. Dennis-Yarmouth.

Great game, gentlemen!!!!

Barnstable Red Raider Cheerleaders Place Second in Old Colony League, Head to Regionals!

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(Left to Right): Ashley O’Neil, Taylor Coombs, Taylor Tibbets, Kate Rose Cazeault, Tanaya Taylor, Lyric Edwards, Katelynn Tivey, Mateya Donalson, Mya Pires, Molly Rooney, Jessica Berry, Morgan Carter, Emma Barrett, Erin Rooney, Amy Kristofferson, and Olivia Moos (Photography Courtesy of Hope Taylor)

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The Barnstable High School Varsity Red Raider Cheerleading Squad placed second in today’s Old Colony League Cheerleading Competition. Through their teamwork, sportsmanship, spirit, and athleticism, our fantastic cheering squad qualified to compete in the Massachusetts Southeast Regional Cheerleading Competition. More information to follow.

CONGRATULATIONS, LADIES!!!!!!!