Sports

One more year for Bouthillette

NP native, La Salle senior plans to pursue master’s degree, spend fifth seasons with Georgetown's indoor and outdoor track teams
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Matt Bouthillette clearly recalls the moment he and his teammates on the Georgetown University men’s outdoor track and field team received the official word that their spring... more

Gator’s Pub league hopes to celebrate 30th anniversary

Popular volleyball circuit sets sights on opening season June 21
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Drive down Victory Highway and past the Gator’s Pub restaurant on a weeknight and you can’t help but notice the lack of cars in the establishment’s parking lot, nor the absence of... more

Kipyego's staying competitive

SRA junior standout nips Classical star Murphy in thrilling 800-meter time trial between nationally-ranked high school runners
PROVIDENCE – Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced St. Raphael Academy to close its doors nearly three months ago and spend the rest of the school year resorting to virtual education, junior track... more

What could have been

Talented North Cumberland Middle School baseball team had potential to produce a season to treasure
CUMBERLAND – North Cumberland Middle School head baseball coach Steve Cardoso has seen a lot of outstanding teams come and go during his decade-plus tenure coaching at the Nate Whipple Highway school... more

Smithfield’s Beaumier vaults to Sacred Heart

After winning state all-around title, La Salle senior decides to join Pioneers’ club gymnastics team
SMITHFIELD – After Alexis Beaumier captured the balance beam, floor routine, and all-around titles at the RIIL Gymnastics Championships on Feb. 20 at Rhode Island College, some folks were wondering... more

High honor: Drezek captures UMass-Lowell’s Boutin Award

LOWELL, Mass. – Cumberland’s Ben Drezek, who is a junior on the University of Massachusetts-Lowell men’s cross country and track and field teams, was recently named the winner of the David Boutin... more

Cumberland’s Walsh receives J. Hetherman Award at RIC

PROVIDENCE – His college baseball career may have come to a close after the 2019 season, but that didn’t stop Cumberland’s Tyler Walsh from recently receiving one more athletic honor – Rhode Island... more

Thibaudeau, Ritchie, Leal join Little East Conference’s Spring All-Academic squad

PROVIDENCE – Cumberland’s Giana Ritchie and Lincoln’s Matthew Thibaudeau were among the 25 student-athletes from Rhode Island College who were recently named to the Little East Conference Spring All-... more