Sports

Delossantos delivers

Local featherweight aces six-round test, hikes record to 6-0 with unanimous-decision victory
LINCOLN – Ricky Delossantos passed the first six-round test of his pro boxing career with flying colors. And it was the fifth and sixth rounds where the Pawtucket featherweight was at his best at... more

Tough start for Cougars

Girls’ soccer team opens D-II season with four defeats
NORTH PROVIDENCE – It’s been a very long time since the North Providence High girls’ soccer team kicked off its season with a 0-4 mark, but on Monday night, that’s where the Cougars’ Division II... more

Saints’ season offers ‘a lot of positives’

Girls’ soccer team hopes third year in Division II results in trip to playoffs
NORTH SMITHFIELD – After failing to reach the playoffs in its first two seasons in Division II, the St. Raphael Academy girls’ soccer team is hoping its third year in the league is the charm. On a... more

NP football team tops Narragansett in D-III opener

NARRAGANSETT – The North Providence High football team was impressive on the ground and on defense in its Division III opener last Friday night on the road against Narragansett High, as two seniors,... more

Shea football team edges Cranston East in D-I football debut

CRANSTON – The Shea High football team’s Division I debut was a thriller last Friday night, as the Raiders held off a late comeback by Cranston East before escaping Cranston Stadium with a 34-31... more

Pawtucket Open tennis tournament returns for 45th year

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division will be hosting its 45th annual Pawtucket Open tennis tournament at the Kenney Courts at Slater Park from Friday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m.... more

Different look, same results

CHS cross country teams sweep opening meet on Monastery’s revamped 5K course
CUMBERLAND – If you thought the only new aspect about this year’s Cumberland High boys’ cross country team was its head coach, then you didn’t check out Monday’s season-opening Northern Division meet... more

Running with Pride

Blackstone Valley Prep cross country program answers starter’s gun
CUMBERLAND – Less than six months after constructing his school’s inaugural outdoor track and field squads, head coach Tom Leger is rolling up his sleeves again and building Blackstone Valley Prep’s... more

Courts in session for Northmen

Girls’ tennis team turns away S.K. in Div. II opener
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Since 2011, the North Smithfield High girls’ tennis team has been one of its school’s most successful squads, and last Friday afternoon, the Northmen gave an indication that they... more

Chieftains light up win column

Football team snaps 10-game losing streak on historic night with 28-0 win over non-league rival Sentinels
GLOCESTER – Hosting a season-opening football game under the glow of Friday night lights on its campus for the first time in school history, Ponaganset snapped a 10-game losing streak and put on a... more

Sentinels duel R.I.’s top division

After reaching Division II finals last season, boys’ soccer team moves up to D-I
SMITHFIELD – After posting a 23-2-5 record during the past two regular seasons and making it to the Division II finals last year, the Smithfield High boys’ soccer team will be playing in Division I... more

Tough act to follow

Despite losses to graduation, BMR football team seeks another winning record, postseason berth
BLACKSTONE – Fresh off a historical season that resulted in its program’s first winning record and postseason berth, the Blackstone-Millville Regional football team is hoping to build off its success... more

Lincoln's Thompson earns NE-10 weekly honor at Stonehill College

Ex-LHS All-Stater excels for women's soccer team
EASTON, Mass. – Lincoln’s Camryn Thompson, pictured, who graduated from Lincoln High this past spring, earned the first honor of her career with the Stonehill College women’s soccer team on Monday,... more

Rally Point sends two more teams to USTA nationals

Smithfield racquet club finishes excellent summer with six sectional championships
SMITHFIELD – The Rally Point Racquet Club will be sending two more teams to compete at the USTA (United States Tennis Association) League National Championships this fall, as the club saw its Men’s... more

Rhody Oldies Hockey Club’s Norm Finucane Memorial game is Friday

SMITHFIELD – The Rhody Oldies Hockey Club will lace up its skates and hold its annual Norm Finucane Memorial senior hockey charity game to benefit the Smithfield Food Bank on Friday, from 9 to 10:30... more

BVP 5K is Sept. 30 at Slater Park

PAWTUCKET – The 6th annual Blackstone Valley Prep 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ PRIDE Fun Run will return to Slater Park on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 9:15 p.m. All proceeds from the 3.1-mile race will benefit BVP... more

Woonsocket L.L.’s Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund golf tourney raises $11K

PROVIDENCE – The 25th annual Woonsocket Little League Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament, which was held on Aug. 18 at Triggs Memorial Golf Course, was again a success, as the tourney... more

Woonsocket’s Autumnfest tug-of-war competition is Oct. 7 at W.W. II Park

WOONSOCKET – “Mega War,” New England’s largest co-ed tug-of-war competition, is returning to Autumnfest’s weekend schedule on Sunday, Oct. 7, behind the basketball courts at World War II Veterans... more

B. Glad Memorial 5K Run and Walk returns to Monastery Oct. 13

CUMBERLAND – The 4th annual B. Glad Memorial 5K Run and Walk to benefit the Happy Basket Program will return to the Monastery on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. The 3.1 mile course will honor the memory... more

South Foster Firefighters 5K, 10K is Oct. 13

FOSTER – The 7th annual South Foster Volunteer Fire Company’s Fall Foliage 5K and 10K will return to Foster’s historic town center on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 9 a.m., at the fairgrounds on 183 Howard... more