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Cumberland holds off PSW co-op team to win first D-II hockey title in five seasons
PROVIDENCE – In less than 48 hours, the Cumberland High hockey team went from its lowest point of the season to championship glory. Showing no effects from a shootout loss to the Providence Country... more

Skippers dash Novans’ state title hopes

Boys’ hoop team tops Clippers in Final Four opener, but can’t stop high-scoring N.K.
KINGSTON – If the Woonsocket High boys’ basketball team hoped to beat North Kingstown High in Sunday night’s state championship game at URI’s Ryan Center, it was going to have to contain the Skippers... more

RIPCOA welcomes tennis to spring slate

Gallagher, Ponaganset join seven-team league
SMITHFIELD – In past seasons, the Smithfield Surge co-ed club tennis team, for middle school players who lived in Smithfield, was among a group of middle school squads around the state that had... more

Clippers fall in Final Four again

Woonsocket takes charge early, deals Cumberland 58-51 defeat
KINGSTON – The Cumberland High boys’ basketball team’s magical run through the Open Tournament came to an end for the second straight season in last Saturday afternoon’s Final Four, as the young... more

Rebels stop Saints in Final Four duel

Third time’s not the charm: SRA girls’ basketball team bows to S.K. again
KINGSTON – The South Kingstown High girls’ basketball team had been a thorn in St. Raphael Academy’s side all season long, and the Rebels frustrated the Saints once again last Saturday afternoon –... more

Little League looks forward to first pitch

New North Providence L.L. kicks off season on April 13
NORTH PROVIDENCE – You’d think this offseason would have been extra stressful for longtime Little League president Sal Piccirillo, especially with his North Providence West Little League absorbing... more

Almost a champion: PSW falls in D-II finals

Pimental excels, but Cumberland wins title series in three games
PROVIDENCE – St. Raphael Academy sophomore goaltender Jeff Pimental did everything he possibly could to help lead the Providence Country Day/St. Raphael Academy/Wheeler School co-op team to... more

Penguins place second again at RIMA Championships

Boys & Girls Club swim team loads up on first places, personal-best times
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs of Northern Rhode Island’s Penguins swim team produced a second-place finish for the second straight winter at the RIMA (Rhode Island and Massachusetts... more

Robinson-O’Hagan takes home USATF national weight title

Woonsocket throwers pocket six medals at Hershey Youth Championships in N.Y.
NEW YORK – While his older brother, Dwayne, was basking in the limelight with the Woonsocket High boys’ basketball team during last weekend’s Final Four at URI’s Ryan Center, WHS freshman Tarik... more

Moison, Andrews shine in weight throw at USATF Nationals

NEW YORK – Lincoln High junior Kyle Moison wrapped up his outstanding indoor track and field season at last weekend’s USATF Hershey Youth National Championships inside Staten Island’s Ocean Breeze... more

Cobain earns Northeast-10 Rookie of Week lax honor at Saint Anselm

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Smithfield native Taylor Cobain, who is a freshman midfielder on the Saint Anselm College women’s lacrosse team, was recently selected the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the... more

Ex-CHS guard Kolek is Gatorade R.I. Player of Year at St. George’s

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland’s Tyler Kolek, a junior guard for the St. George’s School boys’ basketball team in Middletown, was named the Gatorade R.I. Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year last Friday... more

Lincoln’s Blanchard pitches no-hitter, earns Ivy League softball honors at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. – Lincoln resident Ali Blanchard, who is a freshman on the Princeton University softball team, earned the Ivy League Pitcher and Rookie of the Week softball honors on Monday after... more

Fletcher posts PR in freshman 400 at New Balance Nationals

NEW YORK – Lincoln High’s Aiden Fletcher recently competed against some of the country’s top 9th-graders in the 400 meters at the New Balance Indoor Track & Field National Championships at The... more

CYBSL’s Challenger Division welcomes Woonsocket players

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League’s Challenger Division baseball program, which provides a traditional Little League experience for children ages 5-18 with physical or mental... more

Ernest A. Carignan youth fishing derby is April 13 at Cass Park

WOONSOCKET – The 8th annual Ernest A. Carignan Jr. Memorial Fishing Derby, a tournament for local boys and girls ages 12 and younger which is sponsored by the Woonsocket Elks Lodge and Woonsocket... more

Cory’s Crusaders 5K schedules 7th annual race May 5 at BMR

BLACKSTONE – Cory’s Crusaders, a nonprofit charity which provides financial assistance to families of children battling brain cancer, will hold its 7th annual 5K Road Race & Walk on Sunday, May 5... more

Barracudas pile up All-Star 
honors at RIMA swim meet

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The North Providence Barracudas youth swim team ended its season on a high note by earning a fourth-place finish at the RIMA (Rhode Island and Massachusetts) Championships that... more