Sports

Back-to-back champions

Ponaganset sweeps best-of-three D-II baseball finals with Spartans
PAWTUCKET – With an 8-4 win in its series opener and a 7-1 victory in the second game of the Division II best-of-three championship series at McCoy Stadium, the Ponaganset High baseball team was able... more

Rao does it again, earns All-American honors in hammer

Fresh off winning New England title, Ponaganset junior places fourth at New Balance Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ponaganset High junior Gianna Rao became a four-time All-American in track and field at last weekend’s New Balance National Outdoor Championships at North Carolina AT&T, as she... more

Good news, bad news for Novan throwers at national meet

Kurowski places fourth in Emerging Elite hammer at New Balance Outdoor Championships
WOONSOCKET – Nine hammer throwers and a couple of coaches from the Woonsocket High boys’ and girls’ track and field teams strolled into Woonsocket early Monday morning after completing a 14-hour... more

Hammer throwers nail down solid performances at nationals

Coppolino, Tarmey, Moison, Thibaudeau place in top five in Emerging Elite event at New Balance meet
LINCOLN – Rhode Island made its presence felt in the hammer competition at last weekend’s New Balance National Outdoor Track & Field Championships at North Carolina AT&T’s Aggie Stadium in... more

Upper Deck reaches finals of Vermont baseball tournament

Marques belts five homers as defending Northeast Regional champions open American Legion season with 4-1 record
ESSEX, Vt. – The defending Northeast Regional and two-time state champion Upper Deck Post 86/14 American Legion baseball team kicked off its summer season by competing in last weekend’s inaugural “... more

Babe Ruth League 
awaits stretch run

Two-time defending champ KFC sits atop NP-Smithfield standings with 9-2 record
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League is a month and a half into its season, and with the high school baseball season coming to an end, the league’s six teams are... more

RBI League takes field tonight

Summer baseball is back: Junior, Senior Divisions total 175 players
PAWTUCKET – The Junior and Senior Divisions of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket’s RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities) League opens tonight, Wednesday, and once again, each team will... more

Autumnfest Dodgeball tourney returns; teams should form now

WOONSOCKET – “Dodge, Duck, Dip & Dive.” That’s what it’s going to take to win this year’s co-ed Autumnfest Dodgeball Tournament, now in its second year. The tournament will take place on Saturday... more

Cumberland bows in youth lacrosse semis

East Bay defeats girls’ 3/4 Blue, boys’ 5/6 D1 teams; Burrillville downs girls’ 5/6 D2 squad
EAST GREENWICH – Three Cumberland Youth Lacrosse Association teams reached the semifinals of the R.I. Youth Lacrosse League playoffs that took place last Saturday at Rocky Hill School, but... more

Corin receives ABCA/Rawlings All-American Third-Team honor

Ex-NP baseball standout sets URI single-season home run record with 19
KINGSTON – Mike Corin’s spectacular senior season on the University of Rhode Island baseball team saw him pick up a prestigious honor last Saturday when the 2012 graduate of North Providence High was... more

Ex-THS star Clark earns All-Conference softball honors at Assumption

WORCESTER, Mass. – Former Tolman High standout Ashley Clark recently concluded a spectacular career on the Assumption College women’s softball team by earning Northeast-10 All-Conference First-Team... more

PawSox Hall of Famers Vaughn, Morgan will be inducted July 23

Carlton Fisk will be inducted on a date to be announced
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox will induct former first baseman Mo Vaughn and manager Joe Morgan into the PawSox Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 23, before the PawSox’s 1:35 p.m. game against the... more

NP Connie Mack baseball team defeats Tiverton, E.P. in opening games

TIVERTON – Kevin Alverez and Anthony Pescarino teamed up to pitch a three-hitter and help the North Providence Connie Mack baseball team come away with a 6-3 win over Tiverton last Tuesday, June 13,... more

Registrations continue for next week’s Serious Softball Summer Camp

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Registrations are currently under way for the Serious Softball Summer Camp, which will run from June 26-29 at Pacheco Park. The camp will provide instruction in all aspects of... more