Sports

Giorgio chases pro football dreams

A collegiate career to take Pride in: Cumberland native awaits next step after superb four years at Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – After wrapping up one of the greatest football careers in Springfield College history, one that earned him numerous honors, could a professional football career be on the horizon... more

Antonelli signs NLI with James Madison

North Smithfield native, La Salle shortstop thrilled to join D-I Dukes’ softball program
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Middle school students have a lot on their minds these days. Looking at colleges usually isn’t anywhere on their radar. But Liana Antonelli wasn’t your ordinary 14-year-old student... more

Girls’ hockey team skates off thin ice

In danger of folding, Smithfield rejoins Coventry, Rogers to form co-op program
SMITHFIELD – Not sure if it was going to have enough players to start its season, the Smithfield High School girls’ hockey team was able to add a few more players and again bring back its co-op... more

Accepting a challenge

LHS wrestlers step up to state’s top division with young, but hungry squad
LINCOLN – Mike Tuorto’s 11th season as the Lincoln High wrestling coach could be his most challenging. Once again, Tuorto’s roster will hover in the teens this season, but of the 16 wrestlers... more

Chieftains seek ‘four more stops’

Veteran boys’ hoop team hopes solid defense fuels successful D-III season
GLOCESTER – Returning a team that includes eight of its top nine players from a year ago, the Ponaganset High boys’ basketball team should be one of the teams to keep an eye on in Division III this... more

Welcome back

After winning back-to-back Div. III regular-season titles, veteran girls' hoop team earns promotion to D-II
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The good news for first-year North Providence High head girls' basketball coach Jen Goulding is that she will have the top seven players coming back from last season's squad that... more

Raiders put ends to Saints’ tourney reign

Bans leads boys’ basketball team to Donaldson-Lynch Memorial Tournament title
PAWTUCKET – For the first time in 14 years, when the tournament was originally named the Dennis Lynch Tournament, the Shea High boys’ basketball team captured the Donaldson-Lynch Memorial Tournament... more

Saints take third straight tournament title

Dowdy, Forbes help girls’ basketball team rule Donaldson-Lynch Memorial Tournament again
PAWTUCKET – The St. Raphael Academy girls’ basketball team clinched its third straight Donaldson-Lynch Memorial Tournament championship last Saturday night by rolling to an easy 61-34 victory over... more

Cumberland youngsters shine at USATF Junior Olympic cross country meet

RENO, Nev. – A handful of Cumberland youngsters placed among the top 100 runners in their age groups at the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships that were held last Saturday at... more

Lincoln’s Young cops All-Academic soccer honor at Wesleyan

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Lincoln native Elizabeth Young recently concluded her collegiate career with the Wesleyan University women’s soccer team by earning a spot on the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team. A... more

Meinertz, Jutras receive LEC All-Academic recognition

PROVIDENCE – Smith-field’s Rebecca Meinertz and Foster’s Jacqueline Jutras were among the 18 Rhode Island College student-athletes who were recently named to the Little East Conference’s Fall All-... more

Ex-PHS AD Huestis earns spot in NIAAA Hall of Fame

NORTH SCITUATE – Former Ponaganset High athletic director Allen Huestis will be one of seven high school athletic administrators inducted into the 10th class of the National Interscholastic Athletic... more

Cumberland Youth Lacrosse kicks off online registrations

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Youth Lacrosse is offering lacrosse programs for boys and girls from preschool through 8th grade, and online signups for next season are currently underway and continuing... more

Knights of Columbus free throw contest is next week

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Knights of Columbus Frehill Council of North Smithfield will host its annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition, in conjunction with the Northmen Hoops and the North... more

Olson returns to Anchormen as assistant baseball coach

PROVIDENCE – A decade after wrapping up an outstanding career with the Rhode Island College baseball team, North Providence's Peter Olson is returning to his alma mater as an assistant coach, the... more