Sports

NP finally strikes gold at D-III meet

Girls’ swim team breaks eight school records to win program’s first title
NORTH PROVIDENCE – If the North Providence High girls’ swim team hoped to topple defending champion Cranston East and claim its program’s first Division III title last Friday night at Roger Williams... more

Saints snare second seed

Girls’ basketball team wins showdown with Skippers in regular-season finale, sets sights on Div. I tourney
PAWTUCKET – It took a little while for the St. Raphael Academy girls’ basketball team to change its tune and flip the switch in its Division I-C showdown against North Kingstown High on Monday night... more

Tolman stumbles into D-III playoffs

Girls’ basketball team suffers losses to Central, Burrillville, awaits title defense
PROVIDENCE – The Tolman High girls’ basketball team will kick off its defense of its Division III crown this weekend, but head into the playoffs with back-to-back losses, a 33-29 defeat to Central... more

Moison rules state meet again

Lincoln senior repeats as indoor shot, weight champion; Clippers grab three second places
PROVIDENCE – Kyle Moison had just repeated as the state champion in the 25-pound weight at last Saturday afternoon’s RIIL Indoor Track & Field Championships, but the Lincoln High senior still had... more

Ezeama defends R.I. shot title

Smithfield senior breaks school record in capturing third state championship of high school career
PROVIDENCE – Smithfield High senior Kendra Ezeama tacked on a few more inches to her school record in the indoor shot put last Saturday afternoon. And another state championship to her impressive... more

Coles’ best can’t take state title

WHS junior is runner-up in weight at R.I. indoor track & field meet; Wilbur, Robinson-O’Hagan also place second
PROVIDENCE – Logan Coles did something that 48 of the 51 state champions in the history of the 25-pound weight throw at the RIIL Indoor Track & Field Championships were unable to accomplish on... more

Cumberland's Fitzsimmons captures state long jump title

Moses Brown senior brushes off leg injury to take second place in 55-meter dash
PROVIDENCE – After taking the RIIL Outdoor Track & Field Championships by storm last June and capturing state titles in the long jump and the 100- and 200-meter dashes, Cumberland’s Marybeth... more

Spartans survive showdown

Wins over Classical, Coventry keep girls’ hoop team unbeaten
SCITUATE – It wasn’t a pretty game between the Division II’s two undefeated girls’ basketball teams last Thursday night, but it was certainly a close one that went down to the wire. Ahead by a 28-17... more

Cumberland High softball team offers preseason clinic

Players ages 10 and under learn game next two Sunday afternoons at CHS's Wellness Center
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High softball team is hosting a two-week preseason softball clinic for players ages 10 and over on the next two Sundays, March 1 and March 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the... more

Tolman/Shea co-op boys’ swim team places second at D-III Championships

BRISTOL – Neither Tolman nor Shea had ever claimed a Division III championship when they fielded their own boys’ swim teams during the 2000s and the first half of the 2010s. And in last Friday night’... more

NPYBA’s championship series begin tonight at Birchwood

Councilman Baccala, Navigant Credit Union clinch regular-season titles
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Councilman Baccala of the Senior Division and Navigant Credit Union of the Junior Division are the top seeds in the North Providence Youth Basketball Association playoffs, which... more

NP Girls’ Fastpitch Softball League plans registrations

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Girls’ Fastpitch Softball League will hold registration sessions for the upcoming season on Wednesday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the town’s library, and... more

NP Jets offer online signups for spring flag football league

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Jets youth football organization is holding online signups for its spring flag football league for boys and girls ages 8-13 and to all North Providence... more

Mount checks Burrillville, Prout/Scituate

Hockey team faces off with Hendricken for second seed in playoffs on Friday night
WOONSOCKET – The Mount Saint Charles Academy boys’ hockey team continued its pursuit of the second seed in the upcoming state playoffs by posting a 10-2 victory over Burrillville last Friday and a 3-... more

Five teams capture Northmen Hoops championships

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Northmen Hoops’ youth basketball program concluded its winter season by crowning its five championship teams last Saturday afternoon inside the gyms of the town’s schools. Here... more

Lincoln’s Scahill shatters 200-yard backstroke records at Colby-Sawyer

WELLESLEY, Mass. – Garrett Scahill, a 2017 graduate of Lincoln High and a junior co-captain on the Colby-Sawyer College men’s swim team, recently continued his excellent season with the Chargers by... more