Sports

Lions, Clippers welcome back field hockey

Lincoln tops Cumberland, 1-0, in D-II opener
CUMBERLAND – Win, lose, or draw, make no doubt about it: Cumberland and Lincoln were more than happy to be kicking off their high school field hockey seasons against each other last Friday afternoon... more

Tolman strikes late, tops Shea for first victory

Tigers, Raiders open D-I soccer season with ties; SRA plays well despite 0-2 start in new division
PAWTUCKET – The first Division I boys’ soccer game of the season at Max Read Field finally took place last Thursday night, and while the matchup wasn’t a pretty one, Tolman was able to get the job... more

Cougars hang tough in D-II

NP girls’ tennis team falls to 1-2, suffers 6-1 loss to Smithfield
SMITHFIELD – The North Providence High girls’ tennis team slipped to 1-2 in Division II play last Saturday afternoon, but make no doubt about it – the Cougars are proving that they belong in the... more

Smithfield squads storm out to 6-0 start

Cross country teams return to Deerfield Park to top Lincoln, Ponaganset, Davies
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield High boys’ and girls’ cross country teams were happy to be back at Deerfield Park last Saturday for their Northern Division home openers, and that happiness showed in some... more

Admiral, Genesis reach Babe Ruth best-of-five finals

First-place team faces defending champs in this week’s title series
NORTH PROVIDENCE – For the fifth time in the last six years, the top two seeds in the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League are battling for the championship. Admiral, which won its first... more

Sentinels, Chieftains win soccer openers

Ponaganset holds off Smithfield in Div. II girls’ tennis matchup
SMITHFIELD – The wait is over. For the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams from Smithfield, Scituate, and Ponaganset, the start of their high school seasons finally arrived last weekend, and everyone, from... more

New-look Novans fall to Cougars

Plante takes over boys’ soccer team; Robinson-O’Hagan returns to lineup
WOONSOCKET – The head coach is arguably one of the greatest girls’ volleyball players and coaches in Woonsocket High’s history, and one of the junior captains is the Division II Super Bowl-winning... more

Monastery hosts 24-hour ultra trail race on Oct. 24

Inaugural ‘Survival of the F.I.T.’ event draws 100 runners; TrailFecta series begins next day
CUMBERLAND – These next couple of months are going to be quite busy for the folks at F.I.T. Challenge. The award-winning obstacle race company is making final preparations to host five events in... more

R.I. North Coyotes force deciding game with Chariho in ABL quarterfinal round

PAWTUCKET – The R.I. North Coyotes’ pursuit to reach the semifinals of the Autumn Baseball League’s playoffs continued on Tuesday night, as the Coyotes and the Chariho Chargers wrapped up the... more

SRA cross country squad improves 
to 7-1; Kipyego, Mongeau win again

Kipyego, Mongeau continue winning ways
BARRINGTON – The St. Raphael Academy boys’ cross country team inched closer toward earning a return trip to next month’s state championship meet last Saturday afternoon by rolling to a 19-37 victory... more

Tolman, SRA girls’ tennis teams claim D-III matches

PAWTUCKET – The Tolman High and St. Raphael Academy girls’ tennis teams picked up Division III victories last Thursday afternoon, as the Tigers earned their first win by downing neighboring rival... more

Fields of Dreams Senior Softball League wraps up regular season, kicks off postseason Friday

WOONSOCKET – Dr. Day Care wrapped up an outstanding regular season in the Field of Dreams Senior Softball League last Friday at Cold Spring Park’s Baldelli Field by posting a 19-11 victory over... more