Sports

Sentinels focus on ‘dream goal’

RIVERSIDE – With four games left in its regular season, the Smithfield High girls’ soccer team is sitting in second place in the state’s top division at 10-2 and hoping to make a move to the top of... more

Bacon lands spot in All-American game

Wagner-bound Lincoln native continues marvelous soccer career at Pomfret School
POMFRET, Conn. – Chrissy Bacon remembers very well the time her older brother, Jack, played in the Boys' High School All-American Soccer Game. It was two Decembers ago when Jack, who, at the time,... more

Northmen continue excellence in D-II

Girls’ tennis squad overcomes injury to second singles player to net league’s third-best mark
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Galina Plunkett had just finished taking summer classes to complete her graduate studies at Temple University and moved to Coventry when she found out that the North Smithfield... more

Young Clippers look to make their point

Playoff-bound girls’ soccer team eyes tough tests in final three games of regular season
CUMBERLAND – For a team eagerly looking to add points to its record and build on its seeding in the upcoming state playoffs, Monday night’s 2-1 victory over East Greenwich at Tucker Field was just... more

Seniors, defense fuel Chieftain soccer team

Seniors, defense fuel Chieftain soccer team
GLOCESTER – After clinching a playoff berth two weeks ago, the members of the Ponaganset High boys’ soccer team have their sights set on one of the top seeds in the Division III tournament, and on... more

Hurley, Venable capture Fall Foliage races

Runners break course records at South Foster Volunteer Fire Company’s 6th annual event
FOSTER – Bronson Venable and David Hurley had a nice gameplan for last Saturday morning’s South Foster Volunteer Fire Company’s Fall Foliage 5K and 10K. Six days after competing in the Chicago... more

BMR drops DVC duel with Nipmuc

Chargers struggle in red zone, fall to 4-2 with 21-7 setback to undefeated Warriors
UPTON, Mass. – The Blackstone-Millville Regional football team put up a fight in last Saturday afternoon’s battle against undefeated Dual Valley Conference rival Nipmuc, but the Chargers fell victim... more

Last-minute TD downs Cougars

Hope ruins NP’s Homecoming Day by coming away with 21-15 victory
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Hope sure knows how to ruin a school’s Homecoming football game. Less than a minute away from treating their fans to a thrilling triumph on one of North Providence High’s biggest... more

Saints hope to net winning season

Girls’ volleyball team enters week with 7-3 record, four matches left on schedule
PAWTUCKET – In its first five seasons of existence, the St. Raphael Academy girls’ volleyball team had been unable to produce a winning record, finishing no better than 7-7 in 2013. But that could... more

NCMS cross country squads repeat as division champions

Two-time state champs set sights on Saturday’s R.I. meet at Bryant
CUMBERLAND – The two-time defending state champion North Cumberland Middle School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams should again be two of the squads to beat at Saturday morning's state... more

Silveira captures Slater Park’s Crate Escape 5K

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket’s Fernando Silveira felt right at home in winning the 2nd annual Crate Escape 5K on Sunday morning at Slater Park, as the veteran runner topped a field of 161 participants with... more

NP girls’ tennis hikes win streak to 13, nets three shutout victories

PAWTUCKET – The North Providence High girls’ tennis team delivered a dominant showing on Monday in its Division III match against Tolman High at Slater Park, as the Cougars dropped just 13 games in... more

Regular season ends for Gator’s Pub Fall Volleyball League

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Gator’s Pub Fall Volleyball League recently concluded its regular season, and not only did How I Set Your Mother repeat as the Sunday Co-Ed ‘B’ champions, but Notorious D.I.G.... more

Rizzo, Siravo help guide NP girls’ soccer team to back-to-back victories

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High girls’ soccer team made a jump in the Division II standings last week by picking up a pair of victories at home, a 1-0 thriller over Middletown and a 5-1... more

NP boys’ soccer team awaits must-win games in final three D-III contests

NORTH PROVIDENCE – After battling Blackstone Valley Prep to a 2-2 draw and dropping a 4-1 decision to Cranston East last week, the North Providence High boys’ soccer team finds itself needing to win... more