Sports

Smithfield all-stars turn double play

Little League’s 8-10 team handily captures District IV crown, defeats Lincoln, 7-2
LINCOLN – Three wins in as many games were all the Smithfield Little League’s Major Division ages 8-10 all-star baseball team needed to claim the District IV championship, and last Saturday,... more

Cumberland American’s comeback falls short

Burrillville strikes late to win District IV Major Division championship
LINCOLN – The Cumberland American Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star baseball team did everything it possibly could to win three times in a four-day span and capture its second... more

Nice comeback: L.L.’s 10-11 team tops Woonsocket twice for district title

LINCOLN – The District IV Major Division’s ages 10-11 championship round did not disappoint any of the fans who attended last weekend’s two games at Lincoln’s Hien Field. It certainly didn’t... more

Next stop: USATF National Jr. Olympics

Woonsocket athletes head to California after excelling at regional track and field meet
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. – Five Woonsocket athletes will head to California next week to compete at the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships, which will take place from... more

LHS names Reynolds varsity baseball coach

Upper Deck GM steps into RIIL head coaching ranks with Lions
LINCOLN – When Steve Reynolds Sr. retires from his longtime job as the police chief of North Smithfield next Feb. 17, don’t expect him to join any local golf leagues, take any long vacations, or do... more

Tough weekend for Woonsocket all-stars

Smithfield grabs two close victories to win District IV Major Division ages 10-11 title
LINCOLN – Smithfield turned a double play on Woonsocket. One win away from the District IV championship and a berth in the state tournament, the Woonsocket Little League’s Major Division ages 10-11... more

Mattson makes her mark at Bentley

Ex-Smithfield All-Stater exits Falcons’ track and field program with 13 records, numerous honors
SMITHFIELD – When Stephanie Mattson graduated from Smithfield High in 2015, she wrapped up a truly outstanding career with the Sentinels’ track and field program that saw her receive All-State honors... more

Three times three is fine

History-making Babe Ruth all-star teams repeat as R.I. champs again
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League accomplished something significant last week that hadn’t been done in the decades-long history of the state’s Babe Ruth League... more

Barrington ruins Pineview’s title hopes

City’s District II L.L. championship drought continues with back-to-back losses
BARRINGTON – Barrington ruined what would have been a historic weekend for Pineview. Needing just one victory to secure not only the Pineview Little League’s first District II championship in its... more

Cranston Western tops NPLL for title

Major Division all-stars turn in solid effort in loss to nine-time District 1 champs
CRANSTON – For the ninth straight year, the Cranston Western Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star baseball team won the District I championship, and for the second year in a row, CWLL... more

Rhody Oldies Hockey Club’s Norm Finucane benefit game is Saturday morning

SMITHFIELD – The Rhody Oldies Hockey Club will lace up its skates and hold its annual Norm Finucane Memorial senior hockey charity game to benefit the Smithfield Food Bank on Saturday, from 10 to 11:... more

Lincoln 8-10 softball team captures District IV title

After winning second championship in four years, team heads to Middletown for state tournament
LINCOLN – The Lincoln Little League’s Major Division ages 8-10 softball team captured its second District IV championship in four seasons on Monday, July 8, by posting an 11-4 win over Cumberland in... more

Andreozzi tourney steps into batter’s box for 20th year

Action continues Thursday night
PAWTUCKET – Darlington American was among the half dozen teams that captured their opening games at last Saturday’s 20th annual Christopher Andreozzi Memorial Tournament at Slater Park. The Andreozzi... more

Upper Deck Post 14 suffers first Legion loss, falls to 12-1

LINCOLN – The Upper Deck Post 14 Senior Division baseball team suffered its first loss of the summer on Monday night at Chet Nichols Field, as South Kingstown Post 39 pulled away late in the game to... more

Lincoln Major Division 8-10 all-stars fall in D-IV title game to Smithfield

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Little League’s Major Division ages 8-10 all-star baseball team came up short in its bid to win the District IV championship last Saturday afternoon, as Smithfield defeated... more

Cumberland Comets plan tryouts for U10, U12, U14 softball teams

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Comets travel softball program will hold tryouts for its U10, U12, and U14 teams in two weeks at Bentley Field. The U12 team will conduct its tryouts on Wednesday, July 31... more

East Greenwich defeats Cumberland again to claim Major Division’s state softball title

PORTSMOUTH – The Cumberland Major Division (ages 11 and 12) all-star softball team’s bid to claim its first state title since 2013 came up short in last Thursday night’s state championship game... more

N.S.’s Salisbury lands NATYCAA honor as CCRI’s interim A.D.

WARWICK – North Smithfield resident and Community College of Rhode Island interim athletic director Kevin Salisbury was recently named the 3rd Vice President of the National Alliance of Two-Year... more

NP 9-10 all-stars bow to CWLL in D-I finals

CRANSTON – The North Providence Little League’s Major Division ages 9-10 all-star baseball team was unable to prevent Cranston Western from capturing its fourth straight District I championship last... more