Sports

‘You couldn’t write a script like this’

Big upset: 14th-seeded East Greenwich sweeps top-seeded NP in Connie Mack finals
EAST PROVIDENCE – This was upsetting. Really upsetting. North Providence, which stormed into this week’s best-of-three R.I. Connie Mack championship series with a 19-game win streak, slumped out of... more

The kids are alright…again

Assumption-bound Mardo claims CumberlandFest 5K; Clippers’ Anderson defeats three-time women’s champ
CUMBERLAND – Ryan Mardo kept the youth movement alive and well at last Saturday morning’s 27th annual CumberlandFest 5K. The recent Cumberland High School graduate, who will join his brother, Will,... more

Beach boys

Woonsocket’s Gould brothers claim fifth place in USA Volleyball Junior Beach Tour nationals’ U18 division
WOONSOCKET – Brett and Dan Gould literally took the long road to get to last month’s USA Volleyball Junior Beach Tour Championships in Siesta Keys, Fla. And once they arrived in the Sunshine State,... more

KFC kicks off Babe Ruth semis with close win

Two-time defending champions nip LL Data, 3-2
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Two-time defending champion KFC won its first game of the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League playoffs last Thursday night by posting a 3-2 win over LL Data Designs LLC in... more

Hot wheels

Smithfield’s Bailey siblings represent R.I. at BMX World Championships
SMITHFIELD – While some children spent this summer participating in different sports, two siblings from Smithfield were busy training for the BMX World Championships that were held in Rock Hill, S.C... more

Providence Gridiron Club announces 2017-18 schedule

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Gridiron Club, which has been in existence since 1946, has announced its upcoming slate for this coming fall, as well as for its Annual Awards Night next April. The Club... more

South Foster Volunteer Fire Company hosts 5K, 10K races on Oct. 14

FOSTER – The South Foster Volunteer Fire Company’s Fall Foliage 5K and 10K will host its 6th annual races in Foster’s historic town center on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m., at the fairgrounds on 183... more

Smithfield’s Torregrossa earns spot in RIIL Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017

PROVIDENCE – Smithfield High athletic director and wrestling coach Tony Torregrossa will be among the dozen members of the Class of 2017 that will be inducted into the Rhode Island Interscholastic... more

Sher-Le-Mon wins 21st straight N.S.L. diving title

SEEKONK, Mass. – For the 21st straight summer, the Sher-Le-Mon diving team is the champion of the Narragansett Swim League, thanks to its exeptional performance at the All-Pool Diving Meet that was... more

Junior Division all-stars enjoy another trip to RBI World Series

Back in Cincinnati, Pawtucket finally breaks through for tournament-opening victory over Detroit PAL
PAWTUCKET – For the third year in a row, and the second consecutive summer in Cincinnati, the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket’s Junior Division RBI all-star baseball team competed in the RBI World... more

Providence Gridiron Club announces schedule of events for 2017-18 season

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Gridiron Club, which has been in existence since 1946, has announced its upcoming slate for this coming fall, as well as for its Annual Awards Night next April. The club... more

KFC kicks off Babe Ruth semis with close victory over LL Data

Two-time defending champions grab 3-2 victory over LL Data
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Two-time defending champion KFC won its first game of the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League playoffs last Thursday night by posting a 3-2 win over LL Data Designs LLC in... more

Clippers’ boys’ cross country team begins workouts on Monday

CUMBERLAND – Practices for the Cumberland High boys' cross country team will begin next Monday, Aug. 21, at 5 p.m. at the Monastery, and head coach Tom Kenwood is asking his athletes to bring all of... more

CHS hockey boosters plan golf tournament Sept. 30 at N.E.C.C.

BELLINGHAM, Mass. – The Cumberland High School Hockey Boosters Club will hold its 22nd annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 12:30 p.m. at New England Country Club. This is the major... more

Fuller Stingrays claim second place at Narragansett Swim League meet

PROVIDENCE – The MacColl YMCA's Fuller Stingrays youth swim team took second place out of 10 teams in the Narragansett Swim League championship meet that took place on Aug. 5 and 6. The Kendbrin Swim... more

Former MSC goalie Boucher heads to RIIL Hall of Fame

PROVIDENCE – Former Mount Saint Charles Academy and National Hockey League goaltender Brian Boucher will be among the dozen members of the Class of 2017 that will be inducted into the Rhode Island... more

Limerock topples Village Haven for first senior softball win

WOONSOCKET – Worst beat first in the Field of Dreams Senior Softball League last Friday, as Limerock Landscaping picked up its first victory of the season by defeating first-place Village Haven, 8-5... more

Six teams repeat as Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League regular-season champs

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Ten teams recently captured regular-season titles in the Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League, with six of them, Four Play (Monday Any 4’s), Simply Smashing (Monday Ladies 4’s),... more

Gator’s Pub seeks CoEd B 6’s, Any 4’s teams for fall league

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Gator’s Pub Fall Adult Volleyball League is currently seeking teams for its Any 4’s and CoEd B 6’s divisions, which will begin play next month. Visit www.gatorspubvolleyball.... more

Woonsocket all-stars defeat Lincoln to capture Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund tourney crown

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket captured its first Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund Tournament championship since 2011 last Friday night by posting a 7-1 victory over Lincoln at Hartnett Field. Woonsocket, which... more