Sports

Fine takes down national wrestling title

Cumberland native, Colombia-bound four-time All-American boasts 164-25 record, two state championships at Hendricken
CUMBERLAND – In Nick Fine’s eyes, becoming a four-time All-American in wrestling was a neat accomplishment. But to win a national championship? “It’s awesome,” he said. “It was my last chance (to win... more

Cougars claim D-II opener with Kilties

Rioles, Gervais, Ficocelli, Almagno help baseball team produce 9-5 victory
PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High baseball team only collected four hits in its Division II-C season opener last Friday afternoon against Mount Pleasant High, but the Cougars made sure every one... more

Chieftains fall short in Super Bowl

Narragansett wins Division IV championship with 21-13 win over Ponaganset
CRANSTON – With just four seniors and strength in numbers in the junior and sophomore classes, the future promises to be a very bright one for the Ponaganset High football team. Unfortunately for the... more

Eagles run over Saints for D-II title

SRA can’t contain Barrington’s mighty ground game in 34-6 Super Bowl defeat
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CRANSTON – Barrington High tried a form of intimidation during the coin toss at midfield before Sunday night’s Division II Super Bowl against St. Raphael Academy. Instead of marching out their four... more

Mounties blank Novans in D-II opener

Young whiffs 15 in three-hitter to lead softball team to 9-0 win
WOONSOCKET – For the first time in seven years, Woonsocket’s two high school softball teams battled each other in a divisional matchup, doing so last Saturday morning in their Division II-North... more

Lions deliver in D-II debut

Cipriano homers twice, helps softball team top Panthers, 8-2
LINCOLN – Powered by freshman Lauren Cipriano’s two home runs last Friday afternoon, the Lincoln High softball team took its first win as a Division II team by posting a season-opening 8-2 victory... more

Colby-Sawyer names Scahill top athlete

Former LHS swimmer concludes excellent collegiate career with school’s top honor
NEW LONDON, N.H. – Lincoln’s Garrett Scahill, who recently wrapped up his career with the Colby-Sawyer College men’s swim team, was recently named his school’s Outstanding Male Senior Athlete by the... more

Ducharme, CHS boys’ relay team set school records

Clippers shine at weekend's Knights of Columbus Relay
PROVIDENCE – Cumberland High senior thrower Nicolette Ducharme and the boys’ 4x1,600 relay team broke school records at the 53rd annual Knights of Columbus Relays that took place on Saturday at... more

Venturini’s no-hitter, Ring’s big day at plate help Scituate softball team blank Smithfield

SCITUATE – Scituate High senior ace pitcher Haley Venturini kicked off her team’s Division II-North season in style last Saturday afternoon at Manning Field by firing a no-hitter to guide her team to... more

Smithfield’s Long earns GNAC softball tourney’s MVP honor at Emmanuel

BOSTON – Former Smithfield High softball standout Megan Long, who is a senior pitcher on the Emmanuel College softball team, helped her ballclub capture its first Great Northeast Athletic Conference... more

NP softball team suffers extra-inning, walkoff loss to NK

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The North Providence High softball team nearly kicked off its season with a victory over one of the state’s top teams of the past decade, but North Kingstown High was able to walk... more