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Silva: THS boys' soccer team has 'moved on' from Instagram video

Three La Salle players receive suspensions for racial slurs, hate speech
PAWTUCKET – The Tolman High boys’ soccer team knew going into the season that it had a big target on its back, especially by La Salle Academy, after the Tigers downed the Rams in last season’s state... more

N.S./Mount tackles NP in season opener

Co-op football team totals 323 yards of offense in 35-8 win
NORTH PROVIDENCE – When it comes to season openers, the North Smithfield/Mount Saint Charles co-op football team gets an A- for its performance in last Friday night’s non-league game against North... more

Smithfield shrugs off slow start, rolls past E.G., Lincoln

Girls’ soccer team faces La Salle on Saturday
SMITHFIELD – After kicking off its season with three straight 1-0 losses, the Smithfield High girls’ soccer team picked up a pair of wins in a three-day span at the Boyle Athletic Complex by... more

New-look Lions keep eyes on ‘road to RIC’

Girls’ volleyball team looks to remain competitive in Div. II-A behind young lineup
LINCOLN – For a team with a new head coach and very few players back from a squad that went to the Division II championship match last November, it would have behooved Lincoln to not have to see two... more

Sensational start for Chieftains

Girls’ tennis team captures first four matches, awaits clash vs. Huskies
NORTH SCITUATE – It took a magical 12-match win streak to erase a 1-3 start to its season and send the Ponaganset High girls’ tennis team to last year’s Division II championship match. And it took... more

Another new coach, but same old Clippers

Sommer, Taghzout, Lindsay help girls’ tennis team win three of first four D-I matches
CUMBERLAND – Brandon Hannaway may be a rookie head coach on the Division I girls’ tennis circuit, as well as Cumberland High’s fourth head coach in as many years, but the Clippers’ new boss is no... more

Frustrating finish for Woonsocket

Saints produce 16 points in final 5:41 to down Novans in non-league opener, 23-7
WOONSOCKET – The St. Raphael Academy football team weathered the rain and Woonsocket’s huge size last Saturday afternoon, and thanks to 16 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, the Saints were... more

After 21 seasons, Garganese steps down as Cougars’ baseball coach

NP mentor exits program with 217 career victories
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Dean Garganese knew something wasn’t right this past spring, when during his baseball team’s quest to win the Division II-B regular-season title, the longtime North Providence High... more

Cougars drop another non-league opener

North Smithfield/MSC co-op squad grabs 35-8 win over NP
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High football team’s recent history in playing non-league openers has not been a kind one. For the seventh season in a row, the Cougars were unable to roll... more

SRA seeks return to D-III finals

Under new head coach, boys’ soccer team kicks off season with 3-0-1 record
PAWTUCKET – After reaching the Division III finals for the second straight season, the St. Raphael Academy boys’ soccer team is hoping to return to the title game and win its program’s first... more

N.S.’s Marcantonio earns Defensive Player of Week soccer honor at Nichols

DUDLEY, Mass. – North Smithfield native Olivia Marcantonio, who graduated from North Smithfield High in 2018 and is a sophomore goalkeeper on the Nichols College women’s soccer team, was recently... more

Woonsocket’s Adeyeye receives GNAC soccer awards at Anna Maria

PAXTON, Mass. – Woonsocket resident Hezekiah Adeyeye, who was a four-sport standout at Woonsocket High who graduated this past spring, recently earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie and... more

Woonsocket Lodge of Elks plans Soccer Shoot Sept. 28 at Elks Lodge

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Lodge of Elks Soccer Shoot will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge on 380 Social St. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 29, from noon to 3... more

NP Youth Wrestling Program’s signups take place Oct. 9 at NPHS

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Youth Wrestling Program for children ages 6 and older will hold a registration session for the upcoming season on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at North... more