Sports

Life of Riley: Lincoln seniors Riendeau, Soares sign NLIs

Riendeau plans to continue softball career at Division I Monmouth in N.J.; Soares decides to play soccer at D-II Bridgeport
LINCOLN – Lincoln High got the jump on their neighboring high schools in the National Letter of Intent signing department on Wednesday afternoon in the school’s library, as Riley Riendeau and and... more

Dream come true: Mount wins D-II title

PK victory over previously unbeaten Pilgrim caps girls’ soccer team’s magical run through playoffs
JOHNSTON – Phil Pincince had a dream. And the first-year head coach shared it with his Mount Saint Charles Academy girls’ soccer team on his first day of workouts back at the end of August in the... more

Mighty La Salle blanks Smithfield

Back in girls’ soccer state finals for first time since 2012, Sentinels suffer 3-0 loss to undefeated Rams
JOHNSTON – With two goals scored in the first eight minutes of play, the La Salle Academy girls’ soccer team basically had its second straight state championship locked up before halftime of Monday... more

Clippers’ Super Bowl bid falls short

Cumberland hangs tough with mighty N.K. before losing in D-I semifinals, 21-6
CUMBERLAND – In what head coach Josh Lima called “an up and down season” for his football team, Cumberland High nearly pulled off a big “up” in last Saturday afternoon’s Division I semifinals at... more

Tiverton trips up Ponaganset

CUMBERLAND – After scoring the first touchdown in its Division IV semifinal-round football game against Tiverton last Saturday afternoon, Ponaganset couldn’t prevent the Tigers from scoring the next... more

Northmen’s title bid comes up short

End of a superb season: Wheeler nips N.S. in overtime for D-II boys’ soccer title
JOHNSTON – The greatest Division II season in the North Smithfield High boys’ soccer team’s history didn’t provide the glorious ending the Northmen and their fans dearly hoped for in Sunday afternoon... more

State champions!

Goal with six seconds to play helps Tolman boys’ soccer team nip La Salle for school’s first R.I. title in 41 years
JOHNSTON – One of the greatest seasons ever turned in by a Tolman High sports team ended with a fantastic finish that will be remembered for years to come. With six seconds remaining in regulation in... more

No Super Bowl for Cougars

Top-seeded Central Falls erases early deficit to top NP in D-III semis
JOHNSTON – On a bitterly cold Saturday afternoon that saw a few surprising scores among Rhode Island’s eight semifinal-round high school football games, North Providence opened some eyes across the... more

Pilgrim foils SRA’s dream season

Previously unbeaten Saints boys’ soccer team suffers 1-0 loss again in D-III finals
JOHNSTON – The finest season in the 16-year history of the St. Raphael Academy boys’ soccer team came to a very bitter end on Sunday night at Johnston High. For the second straight year, the Saints... more

O’Connor siblings, 2004-05 wrestling team highlight CHS Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018

Dinner, awards ceremony Nov. 23 at Wright’s Farm
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High School Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner will be held on Friday, Nov. 23, at Wright’s Farm. A social from 6 to 7 p.m. will be followed by dinner and awards. This year’s... more

Jr. Mounties youth hockey program hits Adelard Arena

Players ages 4-18 of all levels welcomed to introductory event
WOONSOCKET – The Junior Mounties youth hockey non-profit organization, which is a program geared for players ages 4-18 of all levels in this state and Massachusetts, will step onto the ice and make... more

dosReis places 14th in New England cross country meet

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Six days after winning the state individual championship in cross country, Smithfield native Joe dosReis turned in another fabulous race last Saturday afternoon to help the La... more

SRA’s Johnston, Medeiros, Mongeau finish in top 60 at N.E. cross country meet

MANCHESTER, N.H. – St. Raphael Academy cross country runners Reilly Johnston, Nasavell Medeiros, and Rachael Mongeau placed in the top 60 of their respective 3.1-mile races last Saturday afternoon at... more

Family Turkey Trot 5K returns to city Thanksgiving morning

PAWTUCKET – The Semper Home Loans R.I. Family Turkey Trot 5K and Youth Fun Run will take place on Thanksgiving, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m. in front of Pawtucket City Hall on Roosevelt Avenue. This event,... more

R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame seeks next year’s nominations

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that the window for the public to submit names and credentials for nominees to its 2019 class will run until Dec. 31. Submissions will be... more