Sports

SRA boys capture Class C crown

Kipyego brothers help Saints' outdoor track and field team claim first title in 28 years
NARRAGANSETT – Every second mattered last Saturday afternoon, as the St. Raphael Academy boys’ outdoor track and field team bused home from Narragansett High with its first class championship since... more

Rioles, Cougars shock Vikings

Almagno’s homer, Frezza’s catch key upset of regular-season co-champs, help NP head to D-II quarterfinals
NEWPORT – On a day that saw four regular-season champions kick off the state’s high school baseball playoffs with victories, North Providence High pulled off a huge upset over one of the Division II’... more

Cumberland, Lincoln track stars deliver excellence at class meets

RIIL Championships take place next Saturday at Conley Stadium
COVENTRY – Cumberland High senior Owen Molis (pictured) produced one of the best meets of his high school track and field career at last Saturday’s Class A championship meet at Coventry High, as the... more

Superb again: Chieftains clinch Div. I-B wrestling championship

Ponaganset prepares for next week’s RIIL championships
GLOCESTER – For a high school wrestling squad that’s regarded as a strong tournament team, Ponaganset has also established itself as an excellent dual-meet team this spring. The Chieftains clinched... more

Novans' Robinson-O’Hagan continues remarkable month

Woonsocket thrower breaks his state record in shot put, North Smithfield boys finish second at Class C championship meet
COVENTRY – Woonsocket High junior Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (pictured) continued his record-breaking outdoor track and field season at last Saturday’s Class A championship meet at Coventry High by... more

Frustrating finish: Lions close season with four straight losses

Offensive woes continue to haunt baseball team in playoff loss to Patriots
LINCOLN – Thanks to a five-game win streak, the Lincoln High baseball team charged into its final week of the regular season with a great surge of momentum, as well as a chance to sew up the Division... more

Scituate, Smithfield await D-II playoffs

Third-place Titans deal Spartans first loss; Sentinels improve win streak to 12 games
WARWICK – The Scituate High softball team suffered its first Division II-North defeat of the season last Saturday afternoon at Warwick’s Winslow Park, as the Spartans, who elected to not pitch their... more

Sayles, Saunders win field events at Class B meet

Boyd shines for Smithfield girls; Sentinels, Chieftains prepare for RIIL Championships
PROVIDENCE – The Smithfield High outdoor boys’ and girls’ track teams finished in the middle of the pack of the 13-team standings at the Class B championship meet on Sunday afternoon at Conley... more

N.S.’s Bourque wins USTA’s Andy Chase Award as R.I.’s top college tennis player

PROVIDENCE – North Smithfield native and Rhode Island College junior Alex Bourque was recently named this year’s recipient of the United States Tennis Association’s Andy Chase Award, signifying him... more

Woonsocket Parks & Rec hosts ‘Just for Kicks’ beginner soccer program

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a five-week “Just for Kicks” Beginner Soccer Drills & Skills Program this summer for children ages 4-9. The program will... more

CYBSL plans golf tournament to raise money for scholarships

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League will hold its annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. at Triggs Memorial Golf Course in Providence, and single golfers and... more

Slaterettes’ inaugural ‘Dresses on the Diamond’ event is June 25

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls’ & Women’s Baseball League will pay tribute to its 13-year-old Junior Division players who will be moving up to the Senior Division next year when it... more

Edd Pedro’s ‘Fight for a Cure’ Wiffle Ball Tournament returns to Slater Park

PAWTUCKET – Registrations are open for the 17th annual Edd Pedro’s “Fight for a Cure” Wiffle Ball Tournament, which is back after a year’s absence, on Sunday, Aug. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at... more

NP relay teams track down top-six places at Class B championship meet

PROVIDENCE – The boys’ 4x100 relay team’s 5th-place finish led the way for the North Providence High outdoor track and field teams at Sunday afternoon’s Class B championship meet at Mount Pleasant... more

NSYSA continues online signups for fall rec season

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Registration for the North Smithfield Youth Soccer Association’s upcoming fall recreation season is underway, and players (and anyone looking to coach) can visit www.nsysa.org to... more

Youth volleyball clinic is June 26 at Pacheco Park

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Youth Volleyball Program will hold an introductory clinic for youngsters ages 10-16 on Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at Pacheco Park’s beach court.... more