Sports

Woonsocket football team opts out of two-month 'Fall II' season

Head coach plans to have players lifting in weight room, doing group workouts this spring
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High football team was nowhere to be found on Monday afternoon for the opening day of the RIIL’s “Fall II” season. The Novans weren’t inside their school’s gymnasium... more

Davies makes history with first perfect regular season

Boys’ hoop team notches first winning record in 22 years, owns D-III playoffs’ top seed
LINCOLN – The Davies Tech boys’ basketball team accomplished something last Saturday afternoon that not even the legendary “Iron Five” and “Magnificent Seven” teams of the 1980s were able to achieve... more

WHS's Coles, Robinson-O’Hagan rule RIIL's Last Chance Qualifier

Nationally ranked throwers hope to hit 80 feet in weight at Saturday’s state championship meet
PROVIDENCE – So much for practice makes perfect. Woonsocket High senior Logan Coles and junior Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan dominated the 25-pound weight event again at last Friday night’s Last Chance... more

Ponaganset rides three-pointers to 71-56 victory over Smithfield

Chieftains head into D-II girls’ basketball playoffs with 8-1 record
GLOCESTER – The temperature in the northwestern part of Rhode Island wasn’t the only thing that rose a few degrees on Sunday. Inside Ponaganset High’s gym, the Chieftains were summer hot from the... more

Cougars' swim teams dive into new-look Div. II tournaments

Unbeaten boys’ team hosts Rogers today, girls’ squad contests Cranston East Friday
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Two interesting tidbits of news came out of the North Providence Pool & Fitness Center late last week. The first tidbit came courtesy of the North Providence High boys’ swim... more

Tolman locks up North’s second seed in D-II basketball playoffs

Tigers defeat Burrillville, Hope to wrap up regular season with 7-2 mark
PAWTUCKET – The Tolman High boys’ basketball team locked up the North’s second seed in the Division II playoffs last Thursday afternoon by draining 12 three-pointers in its 62-46 victory over... more

Smithfield boys' track team sets three indoor school records

Relay teams, Saddlemire excel at Last Chance Qualifier; Padula wins two RIIL freshman titles
PROVIDENCE – The joy and excitement that the Smithfield High boys’ indoor track and field team experienced two weeks ago in capturing its program’s first Class C championship was alive and well last... more

Huskies deal Novans first loss

Buzzer-beating three-pointers doom Woonsocket; Northmen, WHS earn high seeds in D-III playoffs
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High girls’ basketball team’s bid for its first undefeated regular season in more than four decades came up short last Saturday afternoon in the Villa Novans’ final game... more

SRA downs N.K., improves to 7-0

Girls' basketball playoffs begin next week
PAWTUCKET – The St. Raphael Academy girls’ basketball team continued its march toward earning one of the top seeds in the upcoming Division I playoffs on Sunday afternoon by improving its record to 7... more

Cumberland girls’ relay squads highlight busy weekend at PCTA

RIIL indoor track and field championship meets take place Saturday
PROVIDENCE – The RIIL Indoor Track & Field Championships may be a couple of days away, but that didn’t stop some of the younger members of the Cumberland High and Lincoln High squads from picking... more

Lesieur joins R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2021

Former Montreal Canadiens defenseman was Mount's hockey coach for program's first five state titles in 1930s
PROVIDENCE – The late Art Lesieur, who was a former Mount Saint Charles Academy head boys’ hockey coach and defenseman for the Montreal Canadiens, will be among this year’s inductees into the R.I.... more

Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League seeks teams, players

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Gator’s Pub Adult Summer Volleyball League has started its online signups for the upcoming season, as the league is again offering co-ed, men’s, and “Any 4’s” divisions that... more

NP Girls’ Fastpitch League plans online, in-person signups

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Girls’ Fastpitch Softball League is holding online registrations for the upcoming season, as well as in-person signups on Saturday, March 13, at 10 a.m. at... more

SRA’s D’Orazio claims shot put title at RIIL’s freshmen indoor track meet

PROVIDENCE – St. Raphael Academy thrower Gemma D’Orazio turned in one of the top performances of the day at Sunday afternoon’s RIIL Freshmen Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Providence... more