Sports

Out in center field

McDonough plans to continue superb softball career at Boston College
LINCOLN – After watching her junior season on the La Salle Academy softball team get picked off by the COVID-19 pandemic, Darien McDonough is back where she belongs, roaming center field and batting... more

Crowded at the top

Genesis, KFC, Admiral finish first week of NP-Smithfield Babe Ruth League schedule with 2-1 records
NORTH PROVIDENCE – When Genesis Marketing captured the first North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League championship in its nine-year existence last summer, it may have set a league record for... more

Beach volleyball court awaits first bump, set, spike

North Smithfield Parks & Rec hopes to start youth leagues at Pacheco Park
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The month-old beach volleyball court that sits in the middle of what once was the tennis courts at Pacheco Park is a thing of beauty and could probably pass for one of the courts... more

Post 29 pursues .500 season

Second-year Howard Rogers baseball team seeks three wins this week
WARWICK – Winners of just four games last summer it its return to the R.I. American Legion ranks after a two-decade absence, the Howard Rogers Post 25 Senior Division baseball team would love nothing... more

Scituate, Smithfield/NP face hectic final weeks

R.I. 19-20 Elite Baseball League’s Senior Division playoffs begin next week
SMITHFIELD – If the Scituate Post 19 and Smithfield/North Providence Post 29 Senior Division baseball teams hope to grab one of the top four seeds in next week’s R.I. 19-20 Elite Baseball League... more

Upper Deck extends win streak to seven

Hale improves to 5-0; Post 14 baseball team hopes to lock down second seed in playoffs
CUMBERLAND – The Upper Deck Post 14 Senior Division baseball team continued to win and win big in the R.I. 19-20 Elite Baseball League during a seven-day stretch that began with a doubleheader sweep... more

Nothin’ Drops remains unbeaten in Gator’s Pub volleyball league

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Two-thirds of the Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League’s season is in the books, and no team has made as much noise as Nothin’ Drops has in the Monday’s Co-ed ‘B’ division. Nothin... more

Woonsocket Rockets seek high school baseball players for upcoming fall season

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Rockets, which is a baseball team that will play in a fall league with teams from Scituate, Smithfield, North Providence, and the Foster/Glocester area, is seeking high... more

Blackstone Valley Blazers plan softball tryouts next week

LINCOLN – The Lincoln-based Blackstone Valley Blazers’ travel softball program will hold tryouts for its U10, U12, and U14 teams next Thursday, Aug. 13, at Saylesville Elementary School’s Sullivan... more

Foley receives ITA Scholar-Athlete honor at William Smith

CUMBERLAND – Her collegiate tennis career may have ended several months ago, but that didn’t stop Cumberland’s Kate Foley from receiving one more honor. Foley, who was a senior on last fall’s William... more