Sports

History made: Shea girls win first soccer title

Unbeaten Raiders rout Blue Wave in Division IV championship game
JOHNSTON – The Shea High girls’ soccer team made history in more ways than one last Saturday. For the first time in their program’s three-decade-old history, the Raiders basked in championship glory... more

Lincoln works overtime for D-II crown

Miguel’s goal, Lions’ ‘D’ help field hockey team defeat S.K. for first title since 2001
CRANSTON – For the past two seasons, the Lincoln High field hockey team had reached the semifinals of the Division II playoffs, only to lose each time to the Wheeler School and watch the Warriors... more

Rebels tame Tigers for state championship

Tolman’s amazing playoff run, third straight trip to D-I boys’ soccer finals end in 3-1 loss
JOHNSTON – The Tolman High boys’ soccer team’s amazing run to its third straight state championship game ran out of steam in last Saturday afternoon’s title match against South Kingstown High. The... more

Smithfield’s Trainor signs NLI to Lehigh

Goalie becomes Sentinels’ seventh player since 2012 to join D-I ranks
SMITHFIELD – Make no doubt about it: Abby Trainor loves Smithfield, and she won’t hesitate to tell you that she “became who she is” because of her hometown. And that may help explain why the... more

McDonough, McLoughlin, Zadrozny ink NLIs

Local La Salle seniors make plans to continue athletic careers at D-I universities official
PROVIDENCE – Three local student-athletes from a nearby private school made their collegiate plans public on Friday, Nov. 13. Lincoln’s Darien McDonough and Cumberland’s Jack McLoughlin and Owen... more

Panthers’ PKs end Cougars’ playoff march

Boys’ soccer team absorbs first loss of year in D-III semifinals
NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence’s bid to reach the Division III boys’ soccer championship game for the first time in 15 seasons was thwarted by a neighboring rival which was looking to play for... more

Northmen, Novans girls’ soccer teams fall in semis

East Greenwich nips N.S. on way to winning D-II title; Woonsocket goalie comes up big in loss to Narragansett
NORTH SMITHFIELD – For the second straight season, the North Smithfield High girls’ soccer team was unable to deliver a victory over a lower-seeded opponent in the Division II semifinals and reach... more

Cumberland’s Badeau, LaRose fall in state doubles title match

Seniors become first Clippers squad to reach finals in 28 years
PAWTUCKET – The Cumberland High girls’ tennis team has seen several outstanding doubles teams come and go over the past quarter century, but none of them were able to accomplish what the squad of... more

Saint Antoine Community holds inaugural Virtual 5K Turkey Trot this week

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Saint Antoine Community’s inaugural Virtual 5K Turkey Trot is taking place this week, and the fee to participate is $25 and includes a commemorative race shirt. Runners and... more