Sports

NP girls’ tennis team piles up shutouts

Convincing victory over West Warwick is Cougars’ ninth straight 7-0 triumph
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The nine-match win streak is remarkable, especially since it’s come after a 1-2 start to its Division III season. But what makes the North Providence High girls’ tennis team’s win... more

Unbeaten Pilgrim holds off Tolman

Tigers score two quick TDs, but end up dropping D-III duel, 16-14
PAWTUCKET – In what most people believe could be a preview of this year’s Division III Super Bowl, Tolman scored two quick touchdowns in the first quarter of its showdown with unbeaten Pilgrim last... more

SRA girls zero in on another regular-season championship

Volleyball team blanks Hope to pick up ninth straight victory
PAWTUCKET – The St. Raphael Academy girls’ volleyball team inched closer toward repeating as Division III-A regular-season champions last Thursday night by posting a 3-0 win over Hope at the Saints’... more

Rodriguez, Foster capture Slater Park’s Crate Escape 5K

PAWTUCKET – Woonsocket’s Carlos Rodriguez Jr. was the winner of Sunday morning’s 4th annual Crate Escape 5K at Slater Park, as he recorded a time of 20:16 that topped the runner-up finisher,... more

Spartans catapult into first place

Boys’ soccer team grabs three wins to improve Div. III record to 8-1-2
NORTH SCITUATE – When the Scituate High boys’ soccer team boarded its bus on Monday afternoon after wrapping up its 2-0 victory over Woonsocket at the Novans’ Barry Field, the Spartans found... more

N.S. savors seven-game win streak

Girls’ soccer team claims 8-1 record, sits in third place in D-II standings
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Ever since it suffered an ugly 5-0 loss to unbeaten Pilgrim in its second game of the Division II season, the North Smithfield High girls’ soccer team has been on a roll, and last... more

Seniors key Lions’ sensational season

Boys’ soccer team shakes off slow start to occupy fourth place in D-II with 7-3-1 mark
LINCOLN – It was two years ago, near the end of what would be his team’s fourth straight losing season, when veteran Lincoln High head boys’ soccer coach John D’Aloisio predicted that the Lions’ 2019... more

‘Sky’s the limit’ for BVP girls’ soccer team

Fourth-year Pride earn return trip to Div. III playoffs by taking 4-3 thriller with PCD
CUMBERLAND – After spending the past seven seasons as a middle school soccer coach at Blackstone Valley Prep, Steven DaRosa was planning to take a break from the sidelines this fall. But when he was... more

Burrillville races past Smithfield squads

Cross country teams conclude Northern Division dual-meet seasons with 10-2 records, turn attention to Class C meet
BURRILLVILLE – The Smithfield High boys’ and girls’ cross country squads wrapped up their respective Northern Division dual-meet seasons with 10-2 records, but they were unable to end their seasons... more

Campanelli gets ready to become Adelard Arena’s general manager

Clippers’ athletic director will step away from job on Nov. 4 to join Mount Saint Charles
CUMBERLAND – Matt Campanelli can’t help but laugh whenever someone mentions the team picture of his son’s Greater Woonsocket Mites youth hockey team that was published in The Valley Breeze in mid-... more

Cumberland’s Slaney, Marceau capture B. Glad Memorial 5K

Proceeds from 5th annual race benefit Happy Basket Program
CUMBERLAND – There’s no place like home. And there was no place like the Monastery last Saturday morning for two Cumberland residents who made the minutes-long drive to the 5th annual B. Glad... more

DEM stocks trout in R.I. freshwaters

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will begin stocking trout in freshwaters across the state this week in advance of Columbus Day weekend – a popular time for... more

Woonsocket’s Letourneau wins 300th career match as college volleyball coach

WORCESTER, Mass. – Woonsocket native Craig Letourneau, who is in his ninth season as the head coach of the Wheaton College women’s volleyball team, recently picked up the 300th victory of his... more

Blackstone Valley Umpires Association seeks baseball, softball umps next season

WOONSOCKET – The Blackstone Valley Umpires Association is seeking baseball and softball umpires for the 2020 season. New umpires are welcome and no experience is needed – training will be provided... more

Tickets are available for RIIL’s Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony

WARWICK – Tickets are available for the Rhode Island Interscholastic League’s bi-annual High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony, which is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30,... more

CHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony is Nov. 29 at Wright’s Farm

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High School Athletic Hall of Fame plans to induct six outstanding individuals and five state championship teams from its Class of 2019 on Friday, Nov. 29, at Wright’s Farm... more