Sports

Smithfield ends 34-year title drought

Major Division ages 11-12 all-star team beats Cumberland for District IV crown, awaits Saturday afternoon’s state tournament opener vs. Warwick Continental
SMITHFIELD – Before the Smithfield Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star baseball team stepped onto the field for its Division IV championship game against Cumberland, manager David... more

District I belongs to NPLL 11-12s

Major Division all-stars knock off nine-time defending champion CWLL for title, face Riverside on Saturday in state tournament opener in Cumberland
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star team accomplished something special on Monday night that no ballclub had been able to do for nearly a decade... more

NP-Smithfield Babe Ruth 14s take fourth straight R.I. crown

All-star team heads to New Hampshire this weekend for N.E. tourney; 15s travel to Conn. for regionals
COVENTRY – For the fourth straight year, the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League’s 14-year-old all-star baseball team felt right at home at Coventry’s Paine Field and came away with a... more

Lincoln wins District IV ages 9-11 title

Little League all-stars head to Westerly for state tourney, face Warwick on Saturday
SMITHFIELD – It’s been a tradition each summer to see multiple Little League teams from Cumberland and Lincoln capture District IV championships and advance to the state tournament. But for the... more

Jackson takes 2021 by storm

Cumberland resident, La Salle sophomore-to-be captures RIIL individual championship, World Series of Junior Golf
CUMBERLAND – For Cumberland native and La Salle Academy sophomore-to-be Max Jackson, golf has been a constant throughout his young life. Less than two months ago, the 15-year-old standout became the... more

Smithfield 8-10s claim District IV title

All-stars topple Cumberland, battle Narragansett in Saturday’s state tourney opener
SMITHFIELD – Ten months after dominating the “Last Summer Swing” Tournament at Whipple Field, the Smithfield Little League’s Major Division ages 8-10 all-star baseball team was back in business in... more

Play ball: RBI Baseball League returns to Pawtucket

From T-ball to ages 16-18 division, Boys & Girls Club promises to pack city’s fields this summer
PAWTUCKET – After a COVID-forced hiatus last summer, the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket’s popular RBI Baseball League has returned with a resurgence, as games began last week and will continue... more

Darlington American wins ages 8-10 title

District II champs face Cranston Western in state tourney opener Saturday in Rumford
PAWTUCKET – “Pawtucket’s Team” is heading to the state tournament. The Darlington American Little League’s Major Division ages 8-10 all-star baseball team, which also contains a handful of players... more

Blackstone Valley Blazers schedule youth softball tryouts

LINCOLN – The Lincoln-based Blackstone Valley Blazers’ travel softball program will hold tryouts for its U10, U12, and U14 teams on Saturday, Aug. 7, and Monday, Aug. 9, at Saylesville Elementary... more

Pawtucket Slaterettes’ U10, U12 teams head to Baseball for All Nationals next week

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls’ & Women’s Baseball League, the longest-running girls’ baseball league in the country with an almost 50-year history, will send two teams to the... more

NPYSA offers online signups for fall rec season

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Online registration is currently open for the North Providence Youth Soccer Association’s fall recreational program for children in the ages U7 to U15 divisions and its popular “... more