Sports

National championship for Coles

What a weekend: Villa Novan throwers take top two places to dominate weight at Adidas meet; Robinson-O’Hagan wins state indoor title in shot put
WOONSOCKET – In a span of 24 hours, Logan Coles went from enduring one of the few disappointing performances of his track and field career to enjoying arguably his greatest accomplishment. The... more

N.S.’s Beauchemin captures state title in 55-meter hurdles

Senior makes school history as Northmen rule event by taking three of top four spots
PROVIDENCE – As a sophomore and a junior on the North Smithfield High boys’ soccer team, Aidan Beauchemin experienced the sorrow and heartbreak of being on the losing end of back-to-back Division II... more

Ducharme wins R.I. indoor shot put title

Clippers’ relay teams, Chartier, Carpenter, McLoughlin earn Second-Team All-State recognition at state track and field meet
PROVIDENCE – It’s been quite some time since a thrower from the Cumberland High girls’ track and field program experienced a state meet as exceptional as the one senior Nicolette Ducharme treasured... more

Boyd enjoys excellence at RIIL indoor championship meet

Smithfield sophomore standout places second in state in 55-meter dash, adds fourth place in long jump
PROVIDENCE – Lauren Boyd has a very bright future in track and field, and that was certainly evident last Saturday afternoon at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house. The... more

Saints’ 4x400 boys' relay squad wins R.I. indoor championship

Kipyego falls short in bid to three-peat as state 600-meter champ; Mongeau places third in girls’ 3,000
PROVIDENCE – The St. Raphael Academy boys’ 4x400 relay team ended last Saturday’s RIIL Indoor Track & Field Championships with an exclamation point. Thanks to a superb anchor leg by senior All-... more

Cougars swim into D-III semifinals

Unbeaten boys’ team routs Rogers; girls take 49-44 thriller with Cranston East
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The excitement was back at the North Providence Pool & Fitness Center. After spending four straight Friday afternoons competing in virtual regular-season meets, the North... more

Woonsocket football team opts out of two-month 'Fall II' season

Head coach plans to have players lifting in weight room, doing group workouts this spring
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High football team was nowhere to be found on Monday afternoon for the opening day of the RIIL’s “Fall II” season. The Novans weren’t inside their school’s gymnasium... more

Scituate tops Johnston in D-I tourney opener

Girls’ hoop team opposes Wheeler in quarterfinals
SCITUATE – Last season’s Division II champions made their presence felt in their opening game of the Division I girls’ basketball playoffs last Saturday night. Scituate High scored the first 15... more

Portsmouth puts away Tolman in D-II quarterfinals

Hoop team ends season with 7-3 record
PAWTUCKET – For the third straight season, the Tolman High boys’ basketball team saw its postseason come to an end in the Division II quarterfinals. Hosting defending D-II champion Portsmouth High on... more

Lincoln’s Brown breaks PC swim team’s record in 100-meter backstroke

PROVIDENCE – Lincoln resident McGovern Brown made a dynamic debut with the Providence College men’s swim team in the Friars’ season-opening meet against Bryant University on Feb. 20 at PC’s Taylor... more

Blackstone Men’s Softball League schedules signups next weekend

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Men’s Softball League will hold signups on Saturday, March 13, and Sunday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Blackstone Town Hall’s Senior Center. The fee to sign up... more

NPLL schedules final in-person registration session on Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Little League will hold its final in-person registration session for the upcoming season on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Romano Field. Masks must be worn... more

Gator’s Pub Summer Volleyball League seeks teams, players for upcoming season

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Gator’s Pub Adult Summer Volleyball League has started its online signups for this season, as the league is again offering co-ed, men’s, and “Any 4’s” divisions that will play... more