Sports

First-and-10 for Davies

Football program kicks off inaugural season
LINCOLN – There weren’t any sunshine or bright blue skies welcoming the players and coaches of the Davies Tech football team to the first official practice of their program’s existence on Monday... more

Dynamic debut for Dandeneau

North Smithfield native, former UConn reliever excels in first pro season in Pittsburgh Pirates' organization
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Two months into his pro baseball career, C.J. Dandeneau hasn’t resembled anything like a relief pitcher who was selected very late in this year’s MLB Draft. Instead, the North... more

Tavares makes the call at Little League regional tournament

Longtime ump works 11 games, including 
Mid-Atlantic title game, in Bristol, Conn.
PAWTUCKET – After umpiring 11 games during an eventful seven-day stretch at Little League Baseball’s East Regional Tournament in Bristol, Conn., Gil Tavares had every right to take a few days off... more

Pauly Penta’s Deli, Genesis Marketing reach title series

North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League crowns new champion this week
NORTH PROVIDENCE – They were far and away the top two teams in the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League during the regular season, and this week, Pauly Penta’s Deli and Genesis Marketing will... more

Pirates, Marlins claim RBI titles

Bucs win first Junior Division championship since 1998; Fish defeat Twins to capture Senior crown
PAWTUCKET – Two strangers to championship games took home the Pawtucket RBI Baseball League’s biggest prizes last week at Slater Park’s McConnon Field. The Pirates, who were playing in the Junior... more

Smithfield Storm U10 softball team claims Class B state championship

Ballclub defeats Warwick’s Bombers Elite twice to capture title
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Storm U10 softball team recently captured the USA Softball’s Class B state championship at Whipple Field, and the Storm did so in dramatic fashion. The Storm battled their... more

Smithfield Storm wins USA Softball’s U8 state title

Team wraps up successful summer with 32-3-1 record, four tournament championships
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Storm U8 softball team captured its fourth tournament title of the season, and it was a big one – the USA Softball coach-pitch state championship on Sunday, Aug. 11, at... more

Kopack earns spot on American Legion All-Academic Team

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland’s Addison Kopack, who graduated from Cumberland High and helped the Upper Deck Post 14 American Legion baseball team repeat as state champions, was one of nine players who... more

Cumberland Rec offers middle school field hockey program

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Recreation Department will hold an information meeting and a registration session for its field hockey program for the town’s middle school students on Monday, Aug. 26, at... more

Cumberland’s Charney earns induction into Rome (N.Y.) Sports Hall of Fame

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland resident Jack Charney was inducted into the Rome (N.Y.) Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 28, at the organization’s 43rd annual induction and awards ceremony at Vernon Downs... more

Smithfield Lions Club’s ‘Striding for Smithfield’ 5K is Sept. 29 at SHS

SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Lions Club will hold its 28th annual “Striding for Smithfield” 5K road race on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 9:30 a.m., at Smithfield High School. The cost is $20 to pre-register... more

Joseph P. McDonald Memorial Golf Tournament is Oct. 13 at Triggs

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The 2nd annual Joseph P. “JoJo” McDonald Esq. Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, at Triggs Memorial Golf Course, with all the proceeds going to the Joseph... more

So. Foster Firefighters’ Fall Foliage 5K, 10K take place Oct. 19

FOSTER – The South Foster Volunteer Fire Company’s 8th annual Fall Foliage 5K and 10K will return to Foster’s historic town center on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m., at the fairgrounds on 183 Howard... more