Sports

Raiders' Bans is R.I. Gatorade Boys' Basketball Player of Year

Bryant-bound basketball standout will graduate with state-record 2,605 career points
PAWTUCKET — Less than a month after becoming the state’s all-time leading scorer, Shea High senior point guard Erickson Bans, pictured, was named the 2019-20 Gatorade R.I. Boys’ Basketball Player of... more

Continuing to stay F.I.T.

Local obstacle course race company creates virtual challenge to ‘promote some positivity’
CUMBERLAND – While sporting events throughout the region and country were getting called off due to the concerns of COVID-19, Robb McCoy dug his heels in the dirt and continued with his plans to... more

For Houle, better late than never

In 2 1/2 years, Woonsocket thrower goes from learning craft to signing NLI to Ohio’s D-II Walsh University
WOONSOCKET – Like every senior high school athlete, Jesse Houle wishes the threat of COVID-19 would go away so he could rejoin his teammates and prepare for the final outdoor season of his track and... more

Shark sighting in Smithfield

La Salle's Currie signs NLI to continue running career at Florida’s D-II Nova Southeastern University
SMITHFIELD – The La Salle Academy cross country and track and field program has traditionally seen its share of runners receive scholarships to continue their academic and athletic careers at the... more

Waiting in the on-deck circle

Slaterettes’ Rubio earns spot in Trailblazer Series, hopes postponed tournament in L.A. takes place later this summer
PAWTUCKET – Leila Rubio, who is an 11-year-old player in the all-girls Pawtucket Slaterettes’ baseball program, was recently chosen to participate in the 4th annual Trailblazer Series, a baseball... more

Lincoln’s Thibaudeau receives Little East’s All-Academic honors

PROVIDENCE – Lincoln’s Matt Thibaudeau, who completed his sophomore season on the Rhode Island College men’s indoor track and field team, was one of 14 student-athletes from RIC who were named to the... more

Barracudas make waves in RIMA finale

Youth swim team racks up 16 All-Star honors, cops fourth place again in championship meet
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The North Providence Barracudas youth swim team wrapped up its outstanding season by placing fourth for the second year in a row at the RIMA (Rhode Island and Massachusetts)... more