Sports

Unfinished business

Cumberland’s Coppolino ends outstanding throwing career at Brown missing golden opportunity to win Ivy League’s hammer title
CUMBERLAND – In a perfect world, Mike Coppolino would be enjoying one of the most memorable months of May in his life. On May 9, the Cumberland native and Brown University senior would have... more

One more year for Bouthillette

NP native, Georgetown graduate plans to pursue master’s degree, spend fifth seasons with Hoyas’ 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

Rowing, not running, draws Wilbur to Goerge Washington

N.S. native, La Salle senior will continue his athletic career in Atlantic 10 – with Colonials’ crew team
NORTH SMITHFIELD – After watching a handful of his teammates on the La Salle Academy cross country and track and field program sign National Letters of Intent over the past few years to continue... more

Staying competitive

No meets? No problem: SRA’s Kipyego nips Classical’s Murphy in 800-meter time trial
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

Sentinels' Martin, Byrnes win high school hockey’s top prizes

Smithfield seniors earn R.I. Reds Heritage Society’s Chuck Scherza Awards
PROVIDENCE – Smithfield High seniors Sean Martin and Emma Byrnes are two of the five Rhode Island Interscholastic League hockey players who were recently named recipients of the Rhode Island Reds... more

R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame, R.I. Reds Heritage Society announce postponements

Class of 2020 will be inducted on Aug. 27, 2021 at Twin River Event Center
LINCOLN -- This wasn't the news that Rhode Island hockey fans wanted to hear. But with sporting events getting postponed and canceled on an almost daily basis throughout the country, the inevitable... more

Johnson & Wales honors Simanski in inaugural Chi Alpha Sigma class

PROVIDENCE – Cassidy Simanski, a 2016 graduate of Cumberland High who concluded her senior season as a defenseman on last winter’s Johnson and Wales University women’s hockey team, was one of 84... more

Smithfield’s Piekarski joins JWU’s inaugural Chi Alpha Sigma class

PROVIDENCE – Tyler Piekarski, a 2018 graduate of Smithfield High who concluded his sophomore season as a defenseman on this past winter’s Johnson and Wales University men’s hockey team, was one of 84... more

R.I.’s trout fishing season has new measures in place

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announced that Rhode Island’s lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams that allow anglers to adhere to social distancing rules are currently open to... more