Sports

Johnston/NP stuns Ponaganset for berth in Div. III championship series

Back-to-back one-goal wins send co-op team into finals vs. West Warwick/EWG
BURRILLVILLE - The Johnston/North Providence co-op hockey team crashed the dream Division III finals most fans were expecting to see between Ponaganset and the West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwich co-... more

Off to the finals: Northmen finish off Mariners

North Smithfield awaits S.K. in this weekend's Div. II hockey title series
NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield fans who ventured down to URI's Boss Arena on Saturday night fully expecting to see their Northmen punch their tickets to the Division II finals instead saw... more

Tolman takes a spike in competition

After capturing back-to-back Div. II titles, Tigers move up to state's top volleyball league
PAWTUCKET - After claiming back-to-back Division II championship titles and a perfect season last year, the Tolman High boys' volleyball team is taking on a difficult challenge and moving up to... more

Cumberland returns to Brown - for Div. I finals

Best-of-three title series vs. Broncos begins Saturday
CUMBERLAND - Cumberland is going to try to accomplish an impressive feat this weekend that hasn't been done in 24 seasons - win a Division I hockey championship a season after capturing a Division II... more

PawSox name Flemming new radio broadcaster

PAWTUCKET - With their season opener just weeks away, the Pawtucket Red Sox officially named Will Flemming as their new radio broadcaster last Friday morning. The 35-year-old Flemming, who will join... more

Johnston/NP ousts Ponaganset in Div. III semis

Co-op team follows up double-overtime win with 2-1 triumph in deciding game
NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Ponaganset High boys' hockey team's quest for its first championship series appearance in eight seasons came to a surprising halt in its best-of-three semifinal-round series... more

GMP/SC District I, Atomic Hair Salon win NPYBA titles

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Gina M. Picard/School Committee District I and Atomic Hair Salon basketball team captured their respective championships last week in their North Providence Youth Basketball... more

New-look Sentinels prepare to defend state championship

All-Stater Miller leads two-time tennis champions
SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield High boys' tennis team may be heading into this season as the defending two-time Division I champions, but the Sentinels will be doing so with a completely different... more

North Providence Connie Mack team's final signups are Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Connie Mack baseball team is conducting its final sign-ups for the upcoming season on Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at the North Providence Public Library,... more

Smithfield's Meinertz, Peloquin sign Letters of Intent to NE-10 colleges

SMITHFIELD - Smithfield High seniors and standout student-athletes Rebecca Meinertz and Miranda Peloquin signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level,... more

N.S.'s Kiernan, Salisbury conclude hockey careers with UMass-Boston

BOSTON - North Smithfield residents Kayla Kiernan and Jess Salisbury recently wrapped up their collegiate careers with the University of Massachusetts-Boston women's hockey team by helping the... more

Pawtucket Parks & Recreation announces 2015 tennis programs

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division will again be conducting various tennis programs at the Mike Kenny tennis courts at Slater Memorial Park this year. Registrations for the... more

Blackstone's Lambert lands multiple Rookie of Week honors at Curry

MILTON, Mass. - Blackstone resident Mikayla Lambert, a freshman on the Curry College softball team, was recently selected the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III-New England and... more

NP-Smithfield Babe Ruth plans signups Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Final sign-ups for the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League (for all new and returning players) will take place on Thursday, March 26, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the North... more

N.S.'s Narodowy receives ECAC academic honor

CASTLETON, Vt. - North Smithfield resident BriAnna Narodowy, a senior forward on the Castleton College women's hockey team, recently earned a spot on the Eastern College Athletic Conference Women's... more

Canadian Hockey Club tryouts take place April 4

PAWTUCKET - The Rhode Island-based Canadian Hockey Club will hold tryouts for the upcoming season for players ages 14-18 on Saturday, April 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lynch Arena. Anyone interested in... more

Cranston tops CYSA U14 girls in semis

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The end result of a tight, competitive game saw the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's U14 girls' soccer team drop a 1-0 decision to eventual session winner Cranston in the... more

Jason Forget Memorial golf tourney is June 19

PROVIDENCE - Plans are underway for the 2nd annual Jason Forget Memorial Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament, which will take place on Friday, June 19, at Triggs Country Club in Providence. Registration will... more

Youth fishing tournament is April 11 at Cass Pond

WOONSOCKET - The 4th annual Ernest A. Carignan Jr. Memorial Fishing Derby, which has quickly turned into one of the most popular fishing tournaments, will return to Cass Pond on Cass Avenue on... more

Glocester Lions' Eddie Angell golf tourney is May 29

FOSTER - The Glocester Lions will hold its annual Eddie Angell Golf Tournament on Friday, May 29 at Foster Country Club. The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. To register for the tourney or for more... more

Smithfield's Lil' Strikers Academy opens signups for spring session

SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield Youth Soccer Association's Lil' Strikers Academy will begin its spring session for children ages 3-6 on Saturday, May 2, at Deerfield Park, and online registration will be... more

Cumberland Townwide Learning 5K is cancelled

CUMBERLAND - The third annual Cumberland Townwide Learning 5K. which was scheduled for Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. at Cumberland High School on 2600 Mendon Road, has been cancelled due to weather/... more

CYBSL plans to award scholarships this spring

CUMBERLAND - Thanks to the success of last September's 4th annual golf tournament and the generosity of many local companies and residents that sponsored the event (and the 77 golfers who took part... more