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Mashpee Middle-High School
Location
500 Old Barnstable Rd.,
Mashpee, Massachusetts 02649
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1996
Principal Mr. Mark L. Balestracci
Headmaster Mr. Kevin Turner
Grades 7–12
Enrollment 698[1]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue, Black & White               
Athletics MIAA - Division 3 & 4
Athletics conference South Shore League
Mascot Falcons
Rivals Sandwich, Monomoy, Abington, Cohasset
Average SAT scores 501 verbal
492 math
477 writing
1470 total (2015-2016)[2]
Newspaper "The Mashpee Ledger"
Yearbook "Legacy"
Website

Mashpee Middle-High School is a public high school located in Mashpee, Massachusetts. It is located at the intersection of Old Barnstable Road and Route 151, has an approximate enrollment of 700 students in grades 7–12 and is the home of the Technology "Center of Excellence". The school's mascot is the Falcons, and the school colors are Royal Blue, Black and White.

History[edit]

Mashpee High School opened in 1996. Before then, Mashpee students attended neighboring Falmouth High School. In the early 1990s, Mashpee voted to open its own high school after the town had experienced an exponential increase in its population. Since 1970, Mashpee's town population has increased by ten times in size and was one of the state's fastest growing towns from 1970-2000. The town population as of the 2010 census is approximately 14,000 and the student population is roughly 1,700. As of 2015, The high school's principal is Mr. Mark Balestracci.

Mashpee High School originally served students in grades 7–12, but in 2008, the school board decided to separate high school students from the 7th and 8th grade students. Mashpee High School now served students in grades 9–12, and the 7th and 8th grade students attend the newly established Mashpee Middle School, which is located in the same building as Mashpee High School, but runs under its own administration, has its own teachers and staff, and has its own sports teams separate from the high school.

In 2014, the middle & high schools were once again consolidated to run under one administration. The middle school is represented by a headmaster who runs under direction of the principal. Due to the re-consolidation, 8th grade students in the school will be allowed to participate in high school level athletics, including the varsity level, while 7th graders will only be allowed to participate in middle school level athletics, unless certain athletic teams or programs are not offered at the middle school program. In which case, 7th graders will be allowed to compete in high school athletics at only the junior varsity level. The athletics waiver was granted by the MIAA and took effect during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Of the approximately 700 students at Mashpee High, 6.2% of the student population is Native American, the highest percentage of any high school in New England.[3][4][5]

Every year since 2004, Mashpee High School’s graduation has opened with a traditional Wampanoag language travel blessing, followed by a traditional Wampanoag drum circle song and performance by the "Red Hawk Singers", who perform two traditional travel and blessing Wampanoag songs.[6]

Athletics[edit]

Mashpee offers a wide variety of interscholastic sports. The Falcons are renowned for their highly competitive football, boys' basketball, and track & field teams. The football and boys' basketball teams have recently experienced exponential success and exposure. The football team has won three state championships (2011, 2015, 2016), and also won two league championships (2011, 2016). The boys' basketball team won league championships in 2011 and 2016, advanced to the state semi-finals in 2000 and 2001, and advanced to the state quarterfinals in 2009, 2011, and 2013.

Mashpee is affiliated with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), and they are a member of the South Shore League, which competes at the Division 3 & 4 level of athletics in Massachusetts.

In 2016, the MIAA granted a statewide realignment of football based on a restructured enrollment system. Under this system, the football divisions will be expanded from six to eight divisions. Under this new alignment, Mashpee will compete at the Division 4 level of competition in football.

There are currently 10 members of the South Shore League. Member schools are Mashpee High School, Carver High School, Hull High School, Middleborough High School, Norwell High School, Cohasset High School, Rockland High School, Randolph High School, Abington High School and East Bridgewater High School. In 2015, the MIAA granted Monomoy Regional High School a release from the South Shore League, effective in the 2016-2017 academic year, in order to join the Cape & Islands League in all sports except football, which will pursue an independent schedule. In response, the MIAA granted Middleborough High School membership into the South Shore League for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Before joining the South Shore League in 2001, Mashpee was affiliated with the Patriot League, another Division 3 athletics conference. Also, the boys' and girls' winter track teams compete in the Eastern Athletic Conference, a Division 2 athletics conference. The girls' ice hockey team, which is a co-op program consisting of Mashpee High School, Bourne High School, Wareham High School and Old Rochester Regional High School (BMW-ORR), competes in the Southeastern Massachusetts Girls' Hockey League, which is a Division 2 athletics conference.

The boys' hockey team also has a cooperative agreement with nearby Monomoy Regional High School. The co-op team plays its home games at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center in Hyannis, MA and the Charles Moore Arena in Orleans, MA. Before their co-op with Monomoy, Mashpee had a long-standing co-op agreement with Upper Cape Tech, but was disbanded after the conclusion of the 2013-2014 season.

The name of Mashpee's home gymnasium is the Ronald R. Bock Gymnasium, in honor of the high schools' first athletic director. The name of Mashpee's home football field is the Michael S. Horne Stadium, which was re-dedicated on Thanksgiving Day in 2012 in honor of former long-time athletic director, coach, and teacher at Mashpee High School, Michael Horne.

  • Athletic Facilities
  • Michael S. Horne Stadium (Capacity: 2,000)
  • Ronald Bock Gymnasium (Capacity: 1,000)
  • Hyannis Youth & Community Center (Hockey)
  • Charles Moore Arena - Orleans, MA (Hockey)
  • Full-Size Running Track

Beginning in the Fall 2013, the South Shore League split into a Large & Small division for football. This coincides with the new and expanded MIAA football playoff format, and due to Randolph and Monomoy becoming members of the SSL. The SSL-Large (Abington, Rockland, East Bridgewater, Randolph, Norwell) will compete in Division 5 South, while the SSL-Small (Mashpee, Cohasset, Monomoy, Hull, Carver) will compete in Division 6 South. In 2015, the Large and Small league split was applied to all athletics offered by the SSL. Due to the departure of Monomoy and the entrance on Middleboro to the league in 2016, the divisions will be restructurd for the 2016-2017 academic year. Middleboro will compete in the Large division, while Abington will drop down and compete in the Small division. In 2015, the Large and Small division split of the South Shore League was applied to all athletics offered by the league.

Football[edit]

Mashpee has developed into one of the most successful, consistent and dominant small school football programs in Massachusetts. Mashpee has developed into a powerhouse football team in Southeastern Massachusetts, and has one of the best winning percentages in the state since 2005. Mashpee's main rivals are Monomoy, Cohasset, Abington and Sandwich. Other rivals are Nauset and Falmouth.

Mashpee plays Sandwich on the annual Thanksgiving Day football game. From 1998–2003, the Falcons played neighboring Sandwich on Thanksgiving, but both teams dropped the rivalry after 2003 due to Sandwich having a larger enrillment than Mashpee, and also due to lack of competitiveness. Before the rivalry ended, Sandwich led the series, 4-2. From 2004–09, Mashpee played Cape Cod Regional Technical High School on Thanksgiving. They never lost a game to Cape Cod Tech during their six-year rivalry. After the 2009 season, the two teams discontinued the rivalry due to lack of competitiveness and Mashpee has since renewed its Thanksgiving rivalry with Sandwich. Since the renewal of the rivalry in 2009, Mashpee has gone 6-2 against Sandwich, and leads in the overall series, 8-6.

After the football team went through back-to-back winless seasons in 2000 and 2001, and from the years 2000–04 had a combined record of 6–42–2, Matt Triveri took over as head football coach in 2005. In his first year, the Falcons went 6–4 and missed out on the MIAA State Playoffs by one point. With Triveri at the helm, the football team has had a winning record in 11 out of Triveri's 12 seasons at the helm, and has amassed an overall record of 106–32. Furthermore, under Triveri, the football team has made it to nine South Shore League Championship games, won two League Championships, won three State Championships, made five state playoff appearances, and have been ranked in the Massachusetts Top 25 Polls four times (2008: #17, 2011: #13,[7] 2012: #25,[8] and 2015: #20[9]), and has an 80% winning percentage. Triveri has become one of the most respected coaches in Massachusetts and is a 4-time South Shore League Coach of the Year, 4-time Cape & Islands Coach of the Year, the New England Patriots High School Coach of the Week in 2009, and was selected as the 2015 Massachusetts Coach of the Year by the New England Patriots and ESPN Boston.[10] The team has competed in nine South Shore League championship games (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), had the highest rated defense (points against average) in the state twice (2006 & 2008), and has produced several college football players at all levels.

2011 State Championship Season[edit]

On November 11, 2011, The Mashpee Football team played in its 4th South Shore League Championship Game since 2006 against undefeated East Bridgewater. Both teams came into the contest with undefeated records at 9–0. East Bridgewater was led by highly touted running back Casey DeAndrade, who had committed to play football for the University of New Hampshire, a Division 1-AA powerhouse program. Mashpee upset East Bridgewater by a score of 16–6 and in the process, clinched its first South Shore League Championship, and clinched a berth in the MIAA Division 4 State Playoffs for the first time in school history as well.

Mashpee faced off against Tri-Valley Small champion, Millis-Hopedale, in the first round of the MIAA D-IV Playoffs. Mashpee won 30–12, and advanced to its first ever MIAA State Championship game against the Catholic Central Large Champions, Cardinal Spellman, which was also undefeated coming into the game at 12–0.

On December 3, 2011, Mashpee won its first state championship in football by defeating Cardinal Spellman, 34–8 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. In the process, the Falcons also completed an undefeated 13-0 season. Mashpee's junior running back, Jared Taylor, set a school record in the game by rushing for 306 yards on 26 carries and 3 touchdowns, carrying the Falcons to their first state championship and first undefeated season. Taylor's rushing statistics were the third best in Massachusetts High School Football Playoff history, behind Cedric Washington of Holyoke (358 yards) and Melqwan Pickney of Putman (341 yards). Taylor also set a stadium record in the process, as his 306 yards is the highest single-game rushing performance in Gillette Stadium's history. Taylor also set the school single-season rushing and touchdown record during the season with 1,535 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns, both of which have since been broken by Deshaun Dias. Mashpee finished the season as the #16 ranked team in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe, and the #13 ranked team in Massachusetts by MaxPreps. In addition, Mashpee's Jordan Keli'inui (RB), Zak Orcutt (QB), and Graham Kilpatrick (DE) were named to the Massachusetts All-State team, the Boston Globe All- Scholastic team, and the Eastern Massachusetts Shriners All-Star Classic.

2015 State Championship Season[edit]

In 2015, the football team returned to prominence under the leadership of head coach Matt Triveri. The Falcons once again competed in the South Shore League Small Championship game against rival Cohasset, but were defeated by a score of 21-6. However, the Falcons managed to clinch a playoff berth in the MIAA Division 6 tournament as the #6 seed, and finished the regular season with a 5-2 record.

In the first round, the Falcons upset previously undefeated Bishop Connolly by a score of 20-7, and then easily defeated Blue Hills by a score of 52-16 in the Division 6 South Semifinals. In the Division 6 South Sectional Finals, the Falcons faced off against rival Millis-Hopedale, who had previously eliminated the Falcons from the playoffs the previous two seasons. This was the fourth postseason matchup between the two schools in a five-year period. Riding the momentum of All-State running back and the state's leading scorer, Deshaun Dias, the Falcons jumped out to a 16-0 lead in the first quarter. Eventually, the Mohawks cut the lead to 16-14 at halftime before the Falcons took a 22-14 lead into the fourth quarter. After a long touchdown pass by the Mohawks late in the fourth quarter, the Falcons still led the game 22-20 with time winding down. Millis eventually took possession with approximately 30 seconds left, as they desperately attempted to take the lead against the Falcons. With 3 seconds remaining, the Mohawks lined up for a 45-yard field goal to win the game, only to see the kick fall short and secured the dramatic 22-20 upset win for the Falcons. Mashpee clinched the Division 6 South Sectional Championship with the win and advanced to the MIAA Division 6 State Semifinals in the process.

In the state semifinals, the Falcons faced off against Essex Tech, with the winner clinching a berth in the MIAA Division 6 State Finals, to be played at Gillette Stadium. After falling behind 20-6 in the first quarter, the Falcons mounted a 30-point comeback, taking at 36-20 lead in the third quarter. After Essex cut the lead to 36-26, the Falcons sealed the game on two long fourth quarter touchdowns, winning the game by a score of 52-26. Senior running back Deshaun Dias finished with 343 yards on 24 carries and 6 touchdowns, as he eclipsed the 2,000 yard mark for the season and broke the school single game rushing record of 306 yards, which was set by Jared Taylor in 2011. With the win, the Falcons advanced to the Division 6 State Championship, where they faced off against St. Bernard's Catholic. This will be the Falcons' second state championship appearance in five years.

In the game against St. Bernard's, Mashpee jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead, but St. Bernard's answered quickly and tied the game at 8-8 going into halftime. The score remained tied until the beginning of the fourth quarter, when Deshaun Dias scored on a long touchdown run to take the lead for good for Mashpee. After a punt and an interception by the Falcons, Dias scored twice more and the Falcons took a 28-8 lead late into the fourth quarter. After another interception, the Falcons ran the clock out to clinch the 28-8 win over St. Bernard's, winning the MIAA Division 6 State Championship. This is the second state championship win for Mashpee in five years. Mashpee finished the 2015 season with a 10-3 record, were the #1 ranked team in Division 6, and ranked #20 in the state by the Boston Herald.

Also, during the 2015 season, senior running back Deshaun Dias received several accolades and broke numerous school records during his record-setting campaign. Dias broke the school record for rushing yards in a season, amassing 2,301 yards and 36 touchdowns. Dias also broke the school record for rushing yards in a game, career rushing yards, touchdowns in a season, career touchdowns, points scored in a season, and career points scored. Dias was also selected as the 2015 South Shore League Small MVP for his accomplishments during the 2015 season. Dias was also selected as the 2015 Division 6 Massachusetts Player of the Year by both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald, as well as being named to the Massachusetts All-State Team as a running back.

Also, head coach Matt Triveri was named the South Shore League Coach of the Year, the Cape & Islands Coach of the Year, and the 2015 Division 6 Massachusetts Coach of the Year by the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. Furthermore, Triveri was honored as the 2015 Massachusetts High School Coach of the Year by the New England Patriots and ESPN Boston for his accomplishments during the Falcons' 2015 football season.[11]

2016 State Championship Season[edit]

In 2016, the Falcons football team once again made a run to the state championship game. The Falcons finished the regular season with a 6-1 record, and won the South Shore League Tobin championship, qualifying for the MIAA Division 4 playoffs in the process. The Falcons easily defeated Bristol-Plymouth and Diman in the quarterfinals and semifinals, before shutting out Seekonk High School in the Division 4 South Sectional Finals to advance to the state semifinals for the second consecutive season.

In the semifinals, the Falcons were matched up against a powerful Brighton team, and squeaked out a 42-36 win to advnace to the Division 4 State Finals for the second straight year. In the state finals, the Falcons fell behind to Western Massachusetts power, Wahconah, 13-12 late in the third quarter. However, three late touchdowns by All-state athlete, Devaun Ford, powered the Falcons to a 34-13 victory, winning their second consecutive state championship, and third in six years. The Falcons finished the 2016 season with a 12-1 overall record and were the #20 ranked team in Massachusetts.

Football Accomplishments

  • State Champions - 2011, 2015, 2016
  • Eastern Mass Regional Champions - 2015, 2016
  • South Sectional Champions - 2015, 2016
  • League Champions - 2011, 2016
  • League Championship Appearances - 1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • State Playoff Qualifier - 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Undefeated Seasons - 2011 (13-0)
  • #1 Ranked Defense in Massachusetts - 2006, 2008
  • Massachusetts Top 25 - 2008 (#21), 2011 (#13),[7] 2012 (#25),[8] 2015 (#20),[9] 2016 (#20)
  • Division 6 Player of the Year - Deshaun Dias (2015 - Boston Herald, Boston Globe)
  • Division 6 Coach of the Year - Matt Triveri (2015 - Boston Globe, Boston Herald, ESPN Boston)
  • Massachusetts High School Coach of the Year - Matt Triveri (2015 - New England Patriots, ESPN Boston)

Field Hockey[edit]

The school is also known for having a very strong field hockey team. During the 2004 season, the team posted a record 16 shutouts in a 20-game season and ultimately made it to the state semi-finals, losing 3–1 to powerhouse Canton High School, who eventually won the Division 3 State Championship that year.

Basketball[edit]

During the early 2000s, the boys' basketball team was regarded as one of the best small school programs in the state. The team reached the Division 4 State Semi-Finals in 2000 and 2001 after winning its sectional and regional brackets. Since then, the team has reached the South Sectional semi-finals twice (in 2005 and 2008), losing both times to state powerhouse Cathedral High School of Boston, with whom Mashpee has recently developed a post-season rivalry. Cathedral went on to win the Division 4 state title in both those years.

During the 2010-2011 basketball season, the team rolled through the regular season and it had the best season in the 15-year history of Mashpee High School. The boys' basketball team finished with a regular season record of 18-3. The team claimed a share of the South Shore League Championship. In the most recent poll, which was released on February 20, 2011 by the Boston Globe, Mashpee was ranked as the #15 team in Massachusetts, and the #2 team for Divisions 3 & 4, behind league rival Cohasset.

The 2012-2013 boys' basketball team finished the regular season with a 15-5 record, and was ranked as the #3 team in Division 4 heading into the MIAA State Tournament. The basketball team advanced all the way to the state semi-finals, eventually losing to eventual state champions Bishop Connolly.

During the 2015-2016 season, the boys' basketball team returned to prominence. The Falcons finished the regular season with a 15-7 record, and won the South Shore Small League Championship. In the championship game against Carver, standout freshman Devaun Ford set a school record by scoring 41 points en route to a blowout 79-48 win to clinch the league title for the Falcons.

Track & Field[edit]

The track team won the Class D Massachusetts State Championship in 2001 in both Winter (indoor) and Spring (outdoor) track.

Steve Miceli won the 2001 Massachusetts Class D and All-State Championship in the 55m dash. Miceli set a state record in the 55m dash in the process, running a time of 6.54 seconds. He was the runner-up in the 55m at the 2001 All New England meet. Miceli was also the All-State runner-up in the 100m dash in 2001.

Roscell Lopez-Pitts won the 2004 Division III State Championship in the Long Jump, jumping a distance of 22.5 ft.

The 2012 boys' spring track 4 × 100 m relay team of Jared Taylor, Jordan Keli'inui, Romeo Grey, and Vernon Pocknett won the Division IV state championship, finishing with a time of 43.4 seconds. The team placed 3rd overall in the All-State meet.

Romeo Grey won back-to-back state championships in 2012 & 2013 in the Division IV Individual 200m Dash.

Romeo Grey won the 2013 Division IV State Championship in the 300m dash.

The 2013 boys' spring track 4 × 100 m relay team of Deshaun Dias, Romeo Grey, Robert Andrade, and Malik Lee won the Division IV State Championship for the second straight year, finishing with a time of 44.0 seconds.

Other Sports[edit]

The Fall Cheerleading team was a state finalist in 2000 and 2001. They also won the league championship in 2000 and 2003. Furthermore, they have performed during halftime of the Citrus Bowl in Florida in 2001, 2002 and 2004.

The boys' soccer team won their first South Shore League title in 2012, ultimately advancing to the Division 3 South Sectional Semi-Finals.

In 2015, The baseball team won the South Shore League Small championship, their first league championship in baseball in school history. The baseball team advanced to the Division 4 South Sectional Finals, where they were defeated by the undefeated defending state champions St. John Paul II out of Hyannis in an all-Cape Cod finals match-up. The baseball team finished the 2015 season with an 18-8 record, the best record in school history.

In 2016, the baseball finished the regular season with a 19-3 record, the best record in school history, and they once again won the South Shore League Small championship for the second consecutive year. The Falcons also advanced to the Division 4 South Sectional Finals for the second straight year, but were defeated once again by St. John Paul II. They also made several appearances in the state Top 25 polls throughout the season, and finished the season with a 22-4 record, and were the #24 ranked team in the state and the #2 ranked team in Division 4.

The girls' soccer team advanced to the Division 3 South Sectional Semi-Finals in 2008, losing to powerhouse Ursuline Academy on penalty kicks.

Championships[edit]

  • Football - State Champions (2011, 2015, 2016)
  • Football - League Champions (2011, 2016)
  • Football - Eastern Massachusetts Regional Champions (2015, 2016)
  • Football - South Sectional Champions (2015, 2016)
  • Field Hockey - State Semifinalists (2004)
  • Field Hockey - South Sectional Finalists (2004)
  • Boys' Soccer - League Champions (2012)
  • Boys' Cross Country - League Champions (2008)
  • Girls' Cross Country - League Champions (2000)
  • Golf - South Shore League Champions (2016)
  • Golf - Cape & Islands Champions (2016)
  • Golf - Division 3 South Sectional Champions (2016)
  • Golf - Division 3 State Finalists (2016)
  • Gymnastics - State Finalists (2015)
  • Gymnastics - Sectional Finalists (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Track & Field - State Champions (2001)
  • Track & Field - League Champions (2001, 2003, 2004)
  • Track & Field - Steve Miceli, 55m Dash, Class D State Champion (2001)
  • Track & Field - 4 × 100 m Relay, Division 4 State Champions (2012 & 2013)
  • Track & Field - Romeo Grey, 200m Dash, Division 4 State Champion (2012, 2013)
  • Track & Field - Romeo Grey, 300m Dash, Division 4 State Champion (2013)
  • Track & Field - Deshaun Dias, 200m Dash, League Champion (2015)
  • Boys' Basketball - State Semifinalists (2000, 2001)
  • Boys' Basketball - South Sectional Finalists (2000, 2001)
  • Boys' Basketball - League Champions (2001, 2011, 2015, 2016)
  • Baseball - League Champions (2015, 2016)
  • Baseball - South Sectional Finalists (2015, 2016)
  • Cheerleading - State Finalist (2000, 2001)
  • Cheerleading - South Sectional Finalists (2003, 2010, 2011)
Fall Sports Winter Sports Spring Sports
Football Boys' Basketball Baseball
Boys' Soccer Girls' Basketball Softball
Girls' Soccer Boys' Ice Hockey Boys' Tennis
Field Hockey Girls' Ice Hockey Girls' Tennis
Golf Track & Field Track & Field
Cheerleading Cheerleading Boys' Lacrosse
Cross Country Gymnastics Girls' Lacrosse

School Achievements and Notable Facts[edit]

  • The Technology "Center of Excellence" received the PTC Academy Champion Award for excellence in industry education in 2014, presented at the 2013 & 2014 MassCue Conference and the 2014 Massachusetts STEM Summit.
  • Mashpee High School has the only high school chapter of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), founded by Michael Pietrowski. Charter members of SMPTE are: Josh Coffin, Pat Riley, Mike Cook, Jimmy Goldsmith, Arthur Joia, Dennis Gorczyca, Paul Trask and Jonathan Forsythe. This group attended international conferences of SMPTE in Las Vegas, New York and Los Angeles. The current group works closely with the Stonehill College SMPTE organization. The group traveled to Los Angeles to attend the annual SMPTE Tech Conference & Expo as honored guests. The group has also been invited to Hong Kong as a result of its achievements in the organization. The adviser of the group is Arthur Joia, media arts director at Mashpee High School.
  • The TV Production Club at Mashpee High School was the first high school audio/visual organization in the world to become a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
  • The Mashpee High School Concert Choir, the school's primary choral group, is a three-time gold medal winning choir at the Heritage Festivals National Competition, which is held annually in New York City at the Riverside Church.
  • The Mashpee High School Human Rights Club was instrumental in drafting legislation for the recent Massachusetts "Anti-Bully" Bill that unanimously passed the state house and senate. The club worked alongside the former Rep. Patrick (Barnstable District) in drafting a bill that would create a No Name Calling Day each year. This was done before discussion of the Anti-Bully Bill had even started at the State House in Boston. That bill was dead in committee and they were successful in including it as an amendment to the overall Anti-Bully Bill. Therefore, the fourth Wednesday of every January is No Name Calling Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: a day to educate and inform the public on the effects of bullying and disrespect.
  • The 2011 Mashpee Football team won its first South Shore League Championship by defeating East Bridgewater 16-6. They also won their first MIAA State Championship in 2011 by defeating Cardinal Spellman 34-8 at Gillette Stadium. They also completed their first undefeated season (13-0) in the process.
  • The 2015 Mashpee football team won their second MIAA State Championship in school history with a 28-8 victory over St. Bernard's Catholic. This was the Falcons' second state championship win in five years. Furthermore, all-state running back Deshaun Dias was selected as the Massachusetts Division 6 Player of the Year and head coach Matt Triveri was selected as both the Division 6 Coach of the Year and the Massachusetts High School Coach of the Year by numerous publications. The Falcons finished the 2015 season with a 10-3 record.

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Coordinates: 41°36′54″N 70°30′25″W / 41.61500°N 70.50694°W / 41.61500; -70.50694