Sports

Cumberland runners conquer Boston

Reilly, Glenn, Lapierre, Tamke highlight top performances at marathon’s 122nd running
The rain and the wind made running in Monday’s Boston Marathon a truly difficult chore. So did the temperatures that hovered in the high 30s and low 40s. But all that couldn’t dampen the outstanding... more

Mounties take swings in tough division

With just one senior, abundance of underclassmen, baseball team (3-3) seeks return to playoffs
WOONSOCKET – In his first season as Mount Saint Charles Academy’s head baseball coach, Paul Jacques realized just how competitive Division II was when his team finished four games out of first place... more

Sentinels fill in the blanks

Fresh off fifth straight trip to state semifinals, boys’ tennis team inserts seven new starters into lineup
SMITHFIELD – Since moving up to Division I in 2011, the Smithfield High boys’ tennis team has enjoyed winning seasons and deep runs in the state playoffs. And even though the Sentinels got hit hard... more

Chieftains eye turnaround

Newcomers help boys’ tennis team begin D-II season with a 3-1 record
GLOCESTER – It’s been six seasons since the Ponaganset High boys’ tennis team won more than four matches and produced a winning record, but after the first week and a half of the Division II season,... more

Moving in the right direction

With eight starters back, NP boys’ tennis team hopes to net success
NORTH PROVIDENCE – It’s been four seasons since the North Providence High boys’ tennis team has netted a winning record, but with eight starters back from last year’s playoff team, the Cougars appear... more

Tolman begins baseball season

Close win over EWG, losses to Chariho, Barrington kick off Tigers’ D-II schedule
PAWTUCKET – After a week of Division II action, the Tolman High baseball team finds itself holding a 1-2 record and trying to get into a rhythm with its pitching staff. The cold, windy, and wet... more

NS’s Bourque receives LEC Men’s Tennis Rookie of Week honor at RIC

PROVIDENCE – North Smithfield’s Alex Bourque, a freshman on the Rhode Island College men’s tennis team, was named the Little East Conference Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon for... more

Soccer R.I. honors CYSA members at awards dinner

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A handful of participants and volunteers from the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association were honored at Soccer Rhode Island’s annual awards dinner that took place on March 25 at the... more

MacColl YMCA swimmers crack top five at SENECY Championships

Marlins capture Spirit Award, cop first place in Red Division for medium-sized teams
BOSTON – The MacColl YMCA Marlins boys’ and girls’ swim team delivered a strong performance at last month’s SENECY (Southeastern New England Cluster of YMCAs) Championships at Boston University, as... more

Lemoine, Paskanik top local finishers at Boston Marathon

BOSTON – Two local runners who started near the back of the pack at Monday morning’s 122nd running of the Boston Marathon managed to brave the cold, rainy conditions and turn in commendable... more

Chieftain Challenge 5K’s 8th annual race takes place May 5

GLOCESTER – The Ponaganset Middle School Physical Education and Health Department is welcoming participants to its 8th annual Chieftain Challenge 5K Road Race, a 3.1-mile run/walk that begins at... more

Western R.I. runners turn in solid races at Boston Marathon

BOSTON – Scituate’s Michael Smith, North Scituate’s Michael Lemoine, and Smithfield’s Eric Gaboriault led the way locally at Monday morning’s 122nd running of the Boston Marathon and managed to turn... more

Penguins swim to second-place finish at RIMA Championships

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island’s Cumberland-Lincoln Penguins boys’ and girls’ swim teams recently competed in the RIMA (Rhode Island and Massachusetts Swim... more

Ex-MSC softball star Santoro earns rookie honor at Simmons

WINTHROP, Mass. – Former Mount Saint Charles softball standout Marissa Santoro, who is a freshman shortstop on the Simmons College softball team, was named the GNAC (Great Northeast Athletic... more

FOP-13 NPPD, Christiansen’s Fine Milk win NPWLL’s Opening Day games

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Pitching took center stage last Saturday as the North Providence West Little League kicked off its 2018 season at Romano Field. After the league held its Opening Day ceremonies... more