Sports

Back on course

Road racing makes successful return to R.I. at Smithfield’s Funky Monkey Half Marathon & 5K
SMITHFIELD – A veteran runner who annually takes part in 55-60 road races a year, mostly throughout southeastern New England and in Florida, Mike Proto knows very well what goes into a well-organized... more

A place to call home

Cass Park’s new softball field awaits Villa Novans’ home games next spring
WOONSOCKET – Dan Belisle was eagerly looking forward to coaching his Woonsocket High softball team this past spring, and that’s not just because he was expecting to do great things in the Division II... more

Track and field returns at RITCA meet

Carpenter wins 800, Cumberland athletes grab top-three places at two-day event
PROVIDENCE – For someone who enjoys competing in track and field and bringing out his best in some of the region’s biggest meets, last week’s RITCA Outdoor Track & Field Championships was truly a... more

Ezeama, Borin take home RITCA titles

Smithfield track and field athletes pocket medals at two-day championship meet
PROVIDENCE – Smithfield’s Kendra Ezeama captured the girls’ shot put championship and placed second in the discus last Wednesday, Aug. 5, on the opening day of the RITCA Outdoor Track & Field... more

R&R Construction turns two on Smithfield/NP Post 29

Senior Division baseball team drops to sixth seed in R.I. 19-20 Elite League playoffs, takes on N.E. Frozen Lemonade in tonight’s opener
NEWPORT – The Smithfield/North Providence Post 29 Senior Division baseball team had soared into its regular-season finale last Saturday night – a doubleheader against R&R Construction Post 7 at... more

Post 14 snags second seed in R.I. Elite playoffs

Upper Deck baseball team finishes schedule with 10-4 mark, sets sights on this week’s tourney
WARWICK – Only once in the last seven seasons has the Upper Deck Post 14 Senior Division baseball team not finished a regular season either atop the standings or in second place, but last Friday... more

Kipyego, SRA get back to business at RITCA’s meet

Saints' All-American track and field runner wins 400, places second in 200
PROVIDENCE – These last two weeks have been special ones for St. Raphael Academy All-American middle distance runner Darius Kipyego. Ten days after he broke the state and New England records in the... more

Kopack belts two homers in NCBL win

NEWPORT – Cumberland’s Addison Kopack, who recently joined the Fisher’s Island Lemonade team in the Newport Collegiate Baseball League, had a game to treasure on Sunday afternoon at Cardines Field.... more