Sports

Finally, a state championship

MSC volleyball team wins R.I.’s biggest prize by topping Hendricken
PROVIDENCE – In its eight seasons as a Division I program, the Mount Saint Charles Academy boys’ volleyball team has established itself as one of the state’s premier squads, not only totaling the... more

Chargers end Chieftains’ reign

Baseball team’s bid for third straight Division II crown comes up short as Chariho sweeps best-of-three finals by 4-2 scores
PAWTUCKET – The Ponaganset High baseball team made it back to the Division II championship series for the third straight year at McCoy Stadium, but the Chieftains’ bid to become the first team in... more

NP takes Connie Mack opener

Baseball team holds off Tiverton, hosts Cranston Bulldogs tonight
NORTH PROVIDENCE – If you needed any proof as to how new the North Providence Connie Mack baseball team is this summer, all you had to do was check out the starting lineup that rolled onto the field... more

Rough start for Scituate

Connie Mack baseball team opens with losses to Tiverton, Warwick
NORTH SCITUATE – The high school baseball season recently ended, graduations took place, and slowly, but surely, schools are wrapping up their classes, which means that the region’s summer baseball... more

Let's play ball! Pawtucket's RBI Baseball League begins Monday

Summer baseball returns with popular youth league
PAWTUCKET – With spring officially coming to an end this week, the summer baseball season is beginning, and one of the popular leagues that is getting underway is Pawtucket’s all-inclusive Boys... more

Changing of the guard at MSC: Leveille is new athletic director

Heading into his 50th year at Mount, Lawrence will serve as Senior AD
WOONSOCKET – After serving as the associate athletic director at Mount Saint Charles Academy since 2009, Ray Leveille is now serving as the school's first full-time athletic director, and in his view... more

Hammer throwers grab top-20 places at nationals

Lincoln’s Balestra leads local throwers by finishing 10th
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Recently graduated senior Mike Balestra was the only Lincoln High athlete to place in the top 10 at last weekend's New Balance National Outdoor Track & Field Championships at... more

Croce captures All-American honors

Scituate native places third in hammer at New Balance Nationals
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Scituate’s Cameron Croce, an All-State shot put thrower for the La Salle Academy boys’ track and field program, concluded his high school career on a very high note last Saturday... more

Logan cops All-American hammer honors

Woonsocket freshman places fifth in hammer at New Balance National Outdoor Track & Field Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Logan Coles became the first freshman in Woonsocket High history to earn All-American honors last Saturday night at the New Balance National Outdoor Track & Field Championships... more

Blakemore, Venkataraman earn N.S.’s top athlete honors

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield’s Adam Blakemore and Vanessa Venkataraman received two of the night’s biggest honors at the North Smithfield High’s senior awards night that was held on June 4... more

Multitask Cleaning captures Manville Farm League title

LINCOLN – Multitask Cleaning Services recently completed an undefeated season in the Manville Farm League by posting a 3-0 victory over Manville Sportsmen's Club to win the Walter Hallas championship... more

Lugo boosts pro record to 3-0 at CES MMA 50

LINCOLN – Woonsocket flyweight Jose Lugo improved his professional mixed martial arts record to 3-0 at last Friday night’s CES MMA 50 at the Twin River Event Center with a second-round submission... more

R.I. High School Triathlon is Aug. 19 at Lincoln Woods

LINCOLN – The Northern R.I. High School Triathlon Club, in conjunction with F.I.R.M. Racing, will hold the inaugural Rhode Island High School Triathlon State Championships on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 8 a.... more

Ex-CHS standout Drezek shines in steeplechase for UMass-Lowell

CATONSVILLE, Md. – Cumberland's Ben Drezek, a freshman on the UMass-Lowell men's outdoor track and field team, recently took second place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase for the River Hawks at the... more

Meinertz, England, Bouchard earn LEC All-Academic honors

PROVIDENCE – Three former Smithfield High standouts were among the 22 Rhode Island College student-athletes who were recently named to the 2018 Little East Conference Spring All-Academic team for... more

Webb receives Little East’s All-Academic honor with RIC baseball team

PROVIDENCE – Pawtucket's Mike Webb, a sophomore on the Rhode Island College baseball team, was among the school's 22 student-athletes who were recently named to the 2018 Little East Conference Spring... more