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Despite slow start, coaching change, LHS baseball team hopes successful two-week run clinches playoff berth
LINCOLN – Two-thirds of the way through its season, the Lincoln High baseball team has seen more than its share of adversity. For starters, the Lions stumbled out of the gates in April and found... more

Chieftains keep piling up wins – in D-II

Fourth-year boys’ lacrosse team takes 7-4 mark into tonight’s duel with Portsmouth
GLOCESTER – A year after reaching the Division III championship game in only its third season as a RIIL team, the Ponaganset High boys’ lacrosse team has certainly proved to everyone that it belongs... more

Novans seeks strong finish to Div. II-B season

WHS baseball team takes 7-7 record into showdowns with SRA, Westerly
WOONSOCKET – Owners of a 7-7 record with four games left on its Division II-B schedule, as well as a return trip to the D-II playoffs on its radar, the Woonsocket High baseball team entered Tuesday’s... more

Cougars take over sole possession of first place

Baseball team shuts out Classical, enters week with half-game lead over SRA in Division II-B standings
PROVIDENCE – It was on the North Providence High baseball team’s walk from right field to its dugout – following the Cougars’ 8-0 victory over Classical and post-game meeting in the outfield last... more

SRA stays unbeaten, rules showdown with Scituate

Simonds helps softball team improve D-II record to 12-0
PAWTUCKET – It was supposed to be one of the best Division II softball games of the year, as two of the D-II’s top teams – with two of the state’s best pitchers – faced off last Thursday at the Hank... more

Shea baseball team nears Div. III playoff spot, winning record

Raiders turn two on Paul Cuffee School
PROVIDENCE – The Shea High baseball team’s bid for its first winning season since 2009 got a big boost last week when the Raiders improved their Division III record to 8-6 by sweeping their home-and-... more

Unbeaten Saints silence Spartans again

Scituate’s win streak ends with 9-0 loss to D-II softball rival
PAWTUCKET – The Scituate High softball team suffered only its second loss of the season last Thursday afternoon by a 9-0 score, and the Spartans fell to the same opponent that handed them their first... more

Tringali wins BMR’s Cory’s Crusaders 5K for sixth time

BLACKSTONE – Chris Tringali continued his rule of the Cory’s Crusaders 5K on Sunday, May 5, at his alma mater, Blackstone-Millville Regional, as Tringali captured the 3.1-mile road race for the sixth... more

Cumberland’s Eaton wraps up excellent career with RIC women’s lacrosse team

Goalie is Anchorwomen’s MVP, Little East Conference’s Defensive Player of Year
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College senior goalkeeper Julia Eaton and sophomore attack Giana Ritchie, who hail from Cumberland, were recognized by the Little East Conference for their superb... more

Back on top: CHS track squads rule Northern Division

Clippers bring out their best to capture championship meets
CUMBERLAND – A year after neither squad took first place in the Northern Division outdoor championship meet, the Cumberland High boys’ and girls’ track and field teams reclaimed their spots atop the... more

Smithfield girls take second at Northern Division track meet

Ezeama produces 28 points in throwing events; Sentinels dominate pole vault
CUMBERLAND – The Smithfield High girls’ outdoor track and field team saw its bid for its third straight first-place finish at the Northern Division championship meet come up short last Tuesday, May 7... more

WHS boys take second at Northern Division meet

Coles sets hammer record with 221-foot throw; Meriwether, Croteau lead N.S.
NORTH SCITUATE – The Woonsocket High boys’ outdoor track and field team was unable to defend its team title at the 12-school Northern Division championship meet that was held last Wednesday, May 8,... more

Lincoln to host start of endurance relay race from R.I. to Connecticut

New RiMaConn Relay hits Blackstone Valley State Park on Aug. 24
GLASTONBURY, Conn. – The non-profit Hartford Marathon Foundation, which produces over 30 race events throughout southern New England, has created a team relay race concept that will span 95 miles and... more

Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League welcomes 84 teams

NORTH SMITHFIELD --- The Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League recently began another action-packed season on its outdoor courts by welcoming 84 teams to its 10 divisions. Here’s a look at the league’... more

Lincoln’s Fleming receives Murray Scholarship Award

WARWICK – Rhode Island College freshman Ryan Fleming, who graduated from Lincoln High last spring, was recently awarded the Catherine T. Murray Scholarship Award at the Ocean State Center for... more

Explore Archery program begins May 25 at Diamond Hill Park

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Recreation Department will host its six-week Explore Archery program for ages 8 and older, which will begin Saturday, May 25, at Diamond Hill Park. The Explore Archery... more

Ex-CHS volleyball star Elkas is CCRI Scholar-Athlete

WARWICK – Cumberland’s Samantha Elkas, who will graduate from the Community College of Rhode Island this spring after enjoying a superb two-year stint with the Knights’ women’s volleyball team, is... more

Scituate’s Cottam wraps up outstanding career with Simmons lacrosse team

WINTHROP, Mass. – Mallory Cottam, a 2015 graduate of Scituate High and a senior midfielder on the Simmons College women’s lacrosse team, recently wrapped up her outstanding collegiate career by... more

Cumberland’s Foley receives tennis honor at William Smith College

GENEVA, N.Y. – Cumberland’s Kate Foley, who is a junior on the William Smith College women’s tennis team, was recently named to this spring’s All-Liberty League team, as she and classmate Allie... more

Cumberland’s McComb earns GNAC Midfielder of Year honor at Lasell

NEWTON, Mass. – Cumberland’s Jordan McComb, a senior on the Lasell College women’s lacrosse team, recently wrapped up an outstanding season by winning the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC)... more

Pool & Fitness Center holds registrations for youth swim lessons Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Pool & Fitness Center will be holding its Spring Session 2 youth swim lessons, for ages 4 months to 13 years old, through the American Red Cross Learn to... more