Athletics » Sportsmanship

Sportsmanship

 

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The Mission of the Athletic Department is to support and supplement the mission of the Old Colony School System by providing interscholastic sports programs. We are committed to the personal development and well being of our student-athletics and staff. Through its offerings, the Athletic Department plays an integral part in preparing our student-athletes for citizenship, service and leadership by emphasizing teamwork, self discipline, personal responsibility and the setting of high standards and achieve.

Sportsmanship

Old Colony RVTHS is committed to creating and promoting sportsmanship and ensuring healthy environments for competition.

Principle of Sportsmanship

Respect

Responsibility

Good Citizenship

Fairness

Standards of Conduct

Administrators, coaches, parents student-athletes shall conduct themselves in a manner that portrays positive role modeling and also represent their school with values of sportsmanship.

Spectators

Spectators are also expected to act in a manner consistent with the Code of Sportsmanship. Spectators are encouraged to applaud the efforts of all teams. Consistent with the Code of Sportsmanship, fans should respect the officials, opposing teams and fans not demean, taunt or harass them in any way.

Specific Guidelines 

Threatening comments to officials, players, coaches or any person at the event are not permitted and are grounds for removal of the facility. A warning may be issued before removal but not necessary.

No profanity, insulting or personally degrading comments are to be made towards officials, players, coaches or any person at the event. Continuation of this action, after being warned, is grounds for removal of the facility.

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Massachusetts District D Sportsmanship Award Winners