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Forum Meeting on BW Football Scheduled at 1812 Brewery

July 12th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Spurred by the revitalization of the school's basketball team, officials at Bishop Walsh School have begun discussions on the possibility of re-establishing the football program. An open forum meeting in the upper barn at the 1812 Brewer on Mason Road has been scheduled for Saturday at 5:30. It was six years ago that the school announced it would no longer field a football team because not enough students had expressed interest.  Bishop Walsh, until the fall of 2013, had fielded a team since it opened its doors in 1966. Prior to that, LaSalle played football beginning in the 1920s. Pat O’Rourke, a Cumberland native who has a long association with the Bishop Walsh athletic teams, on  WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show”  acknowledged that that re-establishing a football program will present a number of challenges…

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