Sports

Dionne dazzles in return to Boston

Former CHS All-Stater finishes 18th in women’s field with time of 2:36.21
BOSTON – Hilary Dionne’s return to the Boston Marathon turned out to be a sensational one. Back at the legendary 26.2-mile race for the first time in three years, the former Cumberland High All-State... more

Lions embrace life in new Div. III

Boys’ volleyball team continues best start in 13 years with three-set victory over Johnston
LINCOLN – Could the magic from last fall’s Lincoln High girls’ volleyball season be spilling over onto the school’s boys’ volleyball team this spring? After five matches, it appears that could be the... more

Spartans turn two on Northmen

Pierce’s four-hit, 10-strikeout outing helps baseball team improve to 3-1
NORTH SMITHFIELD – With a 3-1 win on the road last Thursday and a 10-2 rout the following afternoon at Manning Field, the Scituate High baseball team swept its “home-and-away” series with North... more

Mounties move in right direction

Boys’ lacrosse team holds off Scituate for third D-III victory in four outings
WOONSOCKET – Michael Ethier remembers well the glory days of the Mount Saint Charles Academy boys’ lacrosse program. He was a junior on the Mounties’ team that made its RIIL debut in 2007 and posted... more

Northmen take another swing at D-II

At 0-4, baseball team adjusts to new league after superb two-year stint in D-III
NORTH SMITHFIELD – It’s been an adjustment so far for the North Smithfield High baseball team in its return to Division II this spring after spending the last two seasons in D-III, posting a 27-7... more

Armed and dangerous

Young pitchers help SRA softball team cop 3-0 record in opening week of D-II season
PAWTUCKET – Thanks to phenomenal pitching and timely hitting, the St. Raphael Academy softball team has rolled out to a 3-0 start in the opening week of the Division II season. After opening the... more

Macedo is 6th-fastest R.I. runner at Boston Marathon in 2:50:46

BOSTON – North Scituate resident and former Ponaganset High All-Stater Mike Macedo turned in an exceptional effort at Monday’s 123rd running of the Boston Marathon, as the 30-year-old runner... more

Woonsocket’s Michel clocks 2:55:31 time in Boston Marathon debut

BOSTON – Woonsocket resident Nathan Michel’s first attempt at the Boston Marathon was a stellar one on Monday afternoon, as the 26-year-old runner finished the legendary 26.2-mile race in a time of 2... more

Lincoln’s Blanchard earns another weekly honor at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. – Lincoln resident Ali Blanchard, who is a freshman pitcher on the Princeton University softball team, recently earned her second Ivy League Rookie of the Week honor after tossing a... more

CYBSL’s Challenger Division continues online registrations for players, buddies ages 5-18

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League’s Challenger Division baseball program, which provides a traditional Little League experience for children ages 5-18 with physical or mental... more

Deadline to sign up for this summer’s Connie Mack baseball team is Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Fresh off another successful summer that concluded with its third straight trip to the state’s Final Four, the North Providence Connie Mack baseball team is returning for its sixth... more

Silveira, Benros turn in excellent performances at Boston Marathon

BOSTON – Pawtucket’s Fernando Silveira’s first trip to the Boston Marathon was a successful one on Monday afternoon, as the 43-year-old runner toured the legendary 26.2-mile course in a time of 3:15:... more

New Ahlborg Memorial Day 5K hits town’s roads

NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence will serve as the host town of a new road race on Memorial Day, the Ahlborg Memorial Day 5K, which will start at noon near the RE/MAX offices on 1417 Douglas Ave.... more

Blackstone Valley Heritage’s golf tourney is June 10 at Crystal Lake

BURRILLVILLE – The 14th annual Blackstone Valley Heritage Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, June 10, and return to the Crystal Lake Golf Course on Bronco Highway. The fee to play is $135... more