Sports

Saints pull out another close victory

Baseball team scores twice in seventh inning to nip Novans; SRA takes on Middletown in Thursday’s Division II-A clash
WOONSOCKET – The St. Raphael Academy baseball team picked up its fourth straight victory last Saturday morning, and like their previous three wins, this one went down to the wire. One-win Woonsocket... more

Scituate, Smithfield rule Division II softball ranks

At 10-0, Venturini, Spartans remain team to beat; second-place Sentinels hike win streak to 10 games
SMITHFIELD – Scituate vs. Smithfield in the Division II championship series? With less than a week to play in the regular season, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the two neighboring softball rivals... more

Cougars fall to Burrillville, Tiverton

Playoff-bound baseball team faces Scituate in Thursday’s regular-season finale
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The goal was to return to the Division II playoffs, and thanks to its thrilling 4-3 victory over Burrillville High last Thursday, the North Providence High baseball team clinched a... more

CHS girls rule Northern Division meet

Ducharme, Carr capture multiple events, Clippers score team-record 222 points to claim championship
JOHNSTON – The Cumberland High girls’ outdoor track and field team repeated as Northern Division champions on Sunday afternoon, and along the way, the Clippers accomplished something at the two-day... more

Second-year Spartans take down 8-0 start

Freshman standouts lead wrestling team in new-look Div. III
SCITUATE – While most high school wrestling teams throughout the state saw a significant dip in their turnouts this spring, Scituate High co-head coach Dan Casey saw his second-year program grow from... more

Hot-hitting BMR wins eighth in a row

Softball team downs Clinton in playoff opener, advances to today’s quarterfinals
DOUGLAS, Mass. – Hitting seems to be contagious for the Blackstone-Millville Regional softball team this season, and thanks to their offense, the Chargers will be playing in today’s Central Mass.... more

Smithfield boys win first Northern Division championship

Saunders sweeps jumping events to help Sentinels hold off Clippers; Boyd scores 24 points for girls’ team
JOHNSTON – The Smithfield High boys’ outdoor track and field team captured its program’s first Northern Division championship by putting together an outstanding performance at last weekend’s two-day... more

Young Villa Novans chase Div. II-A’s final playoff berth

Baseball team grabs big win over Scituate, wraps up busy week today with big game vs. Tiverton
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High baseball team played well enough to win its Division II-A game against St. Raphael Academy last Saturday morning at Renaud Field, but the Saints found a way to plate... more

Post 85 Legion baseball teams conduct tryouts this weekend at Renaud Field

WOONSOCKET – Tryouts for the American Legion Baseball Post 85's Senior and Junior Division teams will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renaud Field. Players ages 13-19 from... more

Tolman’s Clark reaches semifinals of RIIL singles tennis tournament

PAWTUCKET – Tolman High senior Jeremy Clark became the first Pawtucket tennis player in recent memory to reach the semifinals of the RIIL singles tournament on Sunday afternoon at Slater Park, but... more

SRA softball team wins twice, earns share of Div. I regular-season crown

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The St. Raphael Academy softball team clinched a share of the Division I regular-season title on Monday afternoon by posting a 4-1 victory over North Providence High at Notte Park... more

NP outdoor track teams grab top-six places at Northern Division meet

JOHNSTON – Several athletes on the North Providence High boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams placed in the top six of their events at last weekend’s two-day Northern Division championship... more

Kipyego brothers, Mongeau lead Saints’ outdoor track and field teams at Eastern Division meet

PORTSMOUTH – The St. Raphael Academy boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams placed among the top four schools at Sunday afternoon’s 10-team Eastern Division championship meet at Portsmouth... more

Smithfield/No. Prov. Post 29 Legion baseball teams continue registrations

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Smithfield/North Providence Post 29 American Legion baseball program for players ages 14-19 is currently taking registrations for its Senior and Junior Division teams. The... more

Signups are online for Arnold Mills Road Race on July 5

CUMBERLAND – After hosting a virtual race last summer, the Arnold Mills Road Race is returning to the roads of Cumberland on Monday, July 5, for its 53rd annual event, and signups are currently... more

PYSA begins signups for fall rec season, schedules tryouts for Select Storm teams

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Youth Soccer Association is currently accepting registrations for its eight-week fall recreational program for children ages 3-16. The program, which will begin on Sept. 11... more