Sports

Lions deck fourth straight team

Fresh off 59-30 victory over Johnston, Lincoln awaits Friday’s battle of D-II unbeatens with East Greenwich
JOHNSTON – If Lincoln High head football coach Sean Cavanaugh handed out game balls to his top players after each of the Lions’ victories this season, he’d surely put a dent in the athletic... more

Smithfield, Scituate duel to 1-1 draw

Girls’ soccer teams pursue home field advantage in opening round of state playoffs
SMITHFIELD – For two teams desperately looking to grab two or three wins in their remaining matches in order to creep into the top half of the Division I girls’ soccer standings, three points in... more

Outstanding October: Mount girls close in on another winning record

Senior-led tennis team shakes off 2-4 start with four-match win streak
WOONSOCKET – For a team which moved three doubles players from last season’s squad into singles spots in this year’s lineup, as well as added four first-year starters to its doubles teams, it would... more

Winning season within Sentinels’ grasp

Field hockey team defeats Chariho to move one win away from return to D-II playoffs
SMITHFIELD – It’s been six years since the Smithfield High field hockey team posted a winning record in division play, but with four games to go in their regular season, the Sentinels have an... more

Unbeaten Pilgrim holds off Tolman

Tigers score two quick TDs, but end up dropping D-III duel, 16-14
PAWTUCKET – In what most people believe could be a preview of this year’s Division III Super Bowl, Tolman scored two quick touchdowns in the first quarter of its showdown with unbeaten Pilgrim last... more

NP girls’ tennis team piles up shutouts

Convincing victory over West Warwick is Cougars’ ninth straight 7-0 triumph
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The nine-match win streak is remarkable, especially since it’s come after a 1-2 start to its Division III season. But what makes the North Providence High girls’ tennis team’s win... more

SRA girls zero in on another regular-season championship

Volleyball team blanks Hope to pick up ninth straight victory
PAWTUCKET – The St. Raphael Academy girls’ volleyball team inched closer toward repeating as Division III-A regular-season champions last Thursday night by posting a 3-0 win over Hope at the Saints’... more

Sentinels excel at Wickham Park Invitational

Maio places sixth in girls’ cross country race, boys’ freshmen team leads pack with runner-up finish
MANCHESTER, Conn. – The Smithfield High boys’ and girls’ cross country teams took a road trip to Connecticut last Saturday morning to compete against some of New England’s top teams at the 37th... more

CHS boys place third at Wickham Park Invitational

Junior varsity cross country team wins team title; Clipper girls finish fourth at Festival of Champions
MANCHESTER, Conn. – A year after capturing the varsity race at the Wickham Park Invitational in Manchester, Conn., the Cumberland High boys’ cross country team trekked back to the Nutmeg State for... more

Ponaganset High Football Boosters plan fundraiser for Wreaths Across America

CRANSTON – The Ponaganset High Football Boosters will host a Wine & Beer Tasting Event to help support Wreaths Across America on Friday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kelley Gazzerro Post on... more

Gator’s Pub Fall Volleyball League concludes regular season

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Gator’s Pub Fall Volleyball League’s five-week regular season officially came to an end on Sunday night, as one of the league’s top teams, How I Set Your Mother, captured the... more

Ex-CHS star Masi is named RIC wrestling team’s assistant coach

PROVIDENCE – Former Cumberland High wrestler Stephen Masi, who graduated this past spring from Rhode Island College, was recently named an assistant wrestling coach for the Anchormen’s team. “After... more

Rodriguez, Foster capture Slater Park’s Crate Escape 5K

PAWTUCKET – Woonsocket’s Carlos Rodriguez Jr. was the winner of Sunday morning’s 4th annual Crate Escape 5K at Slater Park, as he recorded a time of 20:16 that topped the runner-up finisher,... more