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'Mount Saint Charles Hockey Academy' looks ahead to new venture
WOONSOCKET – The past, present, and future of the Mount Saint Charles Academy boys' hockey program gathered in the lobby of Adelard Arena on Thursday morning to discuss the famed program's radical... more

Northmen claim sole possession of top spot in D-II

Decelles’ hat trick helps boys’ soccer team shut out Lions, improve to 4-0
LINCOLN – The target’s on North Smithfield’s back. That’s what head boys’ soccer coach Eric Korytkowski said on Monday night after his Northmen won an early-season Division II showdown and battle of... more

Scituate girls’ soccer team steps up to D-I

Spartans net 3-1 victory over E.G. in home opener
NORTH SCITUATE – After producing an undefeated championship season in 2016 and another trip to the Division II finals last year, the Scituate High girls’ soccer team has made the bold move to the... more

Lincoln soccer team eyes turnaround

LHS boys capture first three games to match win total from last season
LINCOLN – After matching its win total from last year just three games into its Division II schedule, could this be the season the Lincoln High boys' soccer team turns around its fortunes? In the... more

Scituate boots Ponaganset, improves to 2-1

Boys’ soccer teams pursue Division III postseason berths
NORTH SCITUATE – After totaling just three victories during the last two seasons, the Scituate High boys’ soccer team improved its Division III record to 2-1 last Friday afternoon by picking up a 3-0... more

Cumberland girls prepare for another competitive season

Despite 2-1-1 start to Div. I season, soccer team isn’t ‘where it wants to be right now’
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High girls’ soccer team graduated just one player from a squad full of underclassmen that returned to the state playoffs for the 10th straight season, and that’s very good... more

Delossantos delivers

Local featherweight aces six-round test, hikes record to 6-0 with unanimous-decision victory
LINCOLN – Ricky Delossantos passed the first six-round test of his pro boxing career with flying colors. And it was the fifth and sixth rounds where the Pawtucket featherweight was at his best at... more

Tough start for Cougars

Girls’ soccer team opens D-II season with four defeats
NORTH PROVIDENCE – It’s been a very long time since the North Providence High girls’ soccer team kicked off its season with a 0-4 mark, but on Monday night, that’s where the Cougars’ Division II... more

Saints’ season offers ‘a lot of positives’

Girls’ soccer team hopes third year in Division II results in trip to playoffs
NORTH SMITHFIELD – After failing to reach the playoffs in its first two seasons in Division II, the St. Raphael Academy girls’ soccer team is hoping its third year in the league is the charm. On a... more

Ex-CHS star Henson cops multiple honors with SNHU harriers

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Grace Henson, who graduated from Cumberland High this past spring and is a freshman on the Southern New Hampshire University women's cross country team, was recently selected as... more

Marsella Jr. hikes pro boxing record to 10-0 at CES’s Twin River show

LINCOLN – Smithfield super lightweight prospect Anthony Marsella Jr. upped his professional boxing record to 10-0 last Friday night at the Twin River Event Center by posting a six-round unanimous-... more

WHS baseball team conducts signups for 2019 season Sunday

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High baseball team will hold an early registration session for the 2019 season on Sunday, Sept 23, at 10 a.m. at Renaud Field, rain or shine. All returning players are... more

Cumberland Parks & Rec hosts Wednesday night basketball clinic

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department will host a boys' and girls' basketball clinic for Cumberland students in grades 6-8 on Wednesday nights at Cumberland High's Wellness... more

Connell enters PHS Athletic Hall of Fame on Sept. 29

GLENDALE – The late Peter Connell, a sports writer and editor for Observer Publications Inc. and The Valley Breeze & Observer, will be among this year’s class at the 8th annual Ponaganset High... more

NRI Vikings begin Learn to Skate program Sept. 29

SMITHFIELD – The NRI Vikings’ Learn to Skate Program, which is for children ages 3-10 who have little to no formal skating instructions, will begin on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11:30 a.m. at the... more

Smithfield Lions 5K’s 27th annual race is Sept. 30 at high school

SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Lions Club will conduct its 27th annual “Striding for Smithfield” 5K road race on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 9:30 a.m., at Smithfield High School. T-shirts will be given to the... more

Rotary Runs at Autumnfest 5K takes place Oct. 7

WOONSOCKET – The Rotary Club of Woonsocket is hosting the Rotary Runs at Autumnfest 5K on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m., with the race starting and finishing behind the beer tent on East School Street.... more

NP football team tops Narragansett in D-III opener

NARRAGANSETT – The North Providence High football team was impressive on the ground and on defense in its Division III opener last Friday night on the road against Narragansett High, as two seniors,... more

Shea football team edges Cranston East in D-I football debut

CRANSTON – The Shea High football team’s Division I debut was a thriller last Friday night, as the Raiders held off a late comeback by Cranston East before escaping Cranston Stadium with a 34-31... more

Pawtucket Open tennis tournament returns for 45th year

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division will be hosting its 45th annual Pawtucket Open tennis tournament at the Kenney Courts at Slater Park from Friday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m.... more