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October 30th, 2014

St. Raphael Academy Football | Saints clinch II-B division crown with Thursday win over Warwick Vets

October 30, 2014

WARWICK – St. Raphael wrapped up an outright Division II-B title on Thursday night, doing so in convincing fashion.

Cumberland Field Hockey | CLIPPER TREAT: CHS bags berth in D-II championship game Sunday

October 30, 2014

EAST GREENWICH – Cumberland High head coach Stefanie Capone-Bello didn’t have to give her contingent a history lesson prior to its R.I. Division II Tournament contest with Chariho Regional on Thursday evening, but chose to anyway.

October 29th

St. Raphael Academy boys' soccer | Late strikes send Saints to D-III quarterfinals over Tiverton

October 30, 2014

PAWTUCKET – St. Raphael Academy had its hands full with a fired-up Tiverton squad in the opening round of the Division III playoffs on Wednesday night at the McKinnon-Alves sports complex.

October 28th

College football | All systems go for Lincoln's Saine to join Boston College

October 28, 2014

LINCOLN -- The euphoria that surrounded Oseh Lie-Saine signing a National Letter of Intent with Boston College’s football program last February eventually gave way to the understanding that some unfinished business remained.

The former Lincoln High standout needed to bump up his SAT score in order to meet the necessary NCAA eligibility requirements to suit up for the Eagles. Though he proved unable to reach the desired test figure before the start of the 2014 college football season, Saine never gave up hope.

October 27th

College basketball | Friars understand the importance of smart scheduling

October 27, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Brian Blaney isn’t afraid to speak the truth when it comes to the underlying reason why the Providence Friars have upped the ante with regard to their non-conference schedule.

Girls cross country | Clippers, Broncos run together at Class meet

October 27, 2014

Class A

NORTH SCITUATE– Nichole Barger, Amy Laverty and Meaghan Scullin all finished in the top 20 overall to pace the Clippers to a third-place team finish at the R.I. Class A Championships.

Barger, a senior, came in ninth overall, running the 3.1-mile course in 19:43.50. Laverty and Scullin took 13th and 16th, with times of 19:58.67 and 20:04.06, respectively. Rounding out Cumberland’s top five were Julia Dempsey (22nd) and Colleen Enestvedt (27th).

October 26th

Column: Are these the Pats you’re looking for?

October 26, 2014

So, all you Patriots critics out there – you’ve been quiet lately but you know who you are – did you enjoy watching that team?

October 24th

Friday Night Football Roundup: Cumberland plays "Rock 'em, Stock 'em" | Shea, St. Raphael notch wins

October 24, 2014

CUMBERLAND – With bullish senior running back Mike Stock at the helm, Cumberland High sailed to a 26-0 triumph over Division I foe Cranston East at Tucker Field on Friday evening.\

Central Falls Football | Northmen battle for 23-12 victory over Warriors

October 24, 2014

CENTRAL FALLS – North Smithfield withstood a stiff challenge from Central Falls on Friday night in a Division IV game that looked like a mismatch on paper, at least to those who don’t know the Warriors’ heart.

 

October 23rd

Shea hey! – Raiders finish unbeaten regular season

October 24, 2014

PROVIDENCE – A torrential downpour couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Shea High Raiders on Thursday, as they put the finishing touch on a perfect regular season campaign with a convincing 5-2 victory in a showdown with Central at Conley Stadium

Lincoln-North Smithfield High Volleyball | Lions keep playoff hopes alive with 3-1 upset of Lady Northmen

October 24, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield seemed ready to do its seniors proud on “Senior Night” Thursday after claiming a rather easy 25-18 verdict in the opening game against Lincoln, but the Lions roared back with three straight triumphs to post a thrilling 3-1 decision at the green-and-white-balloon-adorned Michael F. Lovett Memorial Gymnasium.

R.I. cross country | Class meets this Saturday at Ponaganset High

October 23, 2014

 

It’s officially down to crunch time in Rhode Island cross-country circles. Come this Saturday, the Interscholastic League Class Championships will take flight at Ponaganset High School’s “Covered Bridge” course.

The following are the school assignments in each varsity class, and start times of respective races:

GIRLS

October 22nd

Central Falls-Shea High boys soccer | Raiders prove D-I dominance with 3-0 shut-out of Warriors

October 23, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Back in September, it looked like Shea High would be playing two crucial games against top contenders Central Falls and Central in the final week of the regular season.

October 21st

Shea High boys soccer | ¡LEANDRO! -- The sky is the limit for Shea soccer phenom Leandro Alves

October 21, 2014


PAWTUCKET  –  Last August, when Shea High’s head soccer coach Pierre Ridore discovered Leandro Alves would be coming out for his team, he didn't have time to celebrate.                      

October 19th

Lincoln High Tennis | Quite the turnaround: Lions capture Division II title after back-to-back winless seasons

October 19, 2014

PAWTUCKET-- The final shot signified the astounding turnaround the Lincoln High girls' tennis program has made in the span of just 12 months.


On match point, senior co-captain Tallia Akay knocked a backhand off the net cord, and it barely trickled over. When the ball bounced softly on the side of South Kingstown senior Annie Madden, her Lions' teammates scrambled through the gate on the wooded side of Slater Park's Mike Kenny Courts to rush Akay.

October 18th

Tolman High Football | TY-REAL DEAL: Whitaker, Vargulish help Tigers top Mt. Pleasant with comeback

October 18, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Tyreal Whitaker and Jason Vargulish worked some magic on Friday night, combining for two touchdown passes in the second half that propelled Tolman to a dramatic 18-15 victory over Mount Pleasant.
 
Trailing 15-6 at halftime, Tolman cut into its deficit when Whitaker found Vargulish open for a 24-yard touchdown reception midway through the third quarter.
 

October 15th

Tolman girls' volleyball | With 10 straight wins, the Tigers are dominating D-II

October 15, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Tolman High continued one of the most dominating runs imaginable on Tuesday night when the Tigers captured their ninth 3-0 victory in their last 10 Division II-North matches. This romp came over a 1-10 Tiverton team that offered only token resistance.

October 14th

LONG COURTSHIP: Time, language, distance couldn't separate Paula Cadavid from her sport

October 14, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Six years, and just shy of three thousand miles separated Paula Cadavid from her sport.

To be reunited, it took a passion that wouldn’t fade and the devotion of a handful of sympathetic coaches. Her story is a reminder that sometimes, the well-worn phrase “love of the game” actually means what it says.

October 12th

Tolman High Football | Tigers take down defending D-II champs West Warwick, 15-13

October 12, 2014


WEST WARWICK — Tolman ended West Warwick’s 13-month unbeaten at Maznicki Field thanks to two long runs, some solid defense and an unplanned two-point conversion.
 
The Tigers and Wizards were knotted at 13 following a seven-yard touchdown run from junior Jacob Vargulish with 5 minutes, 47 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The Tigers lined up for the extra point, but the snap was poor and Vargulish had to improvise.

October 11th

St. Raphael Football | Saints stay unbeaten with 35-7 thrashing of Mt. Hope

October 11, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Unbeaten St. Raphael Academy turned a solid Mount Hope team every which way but loose during a 35-7 romp over the Huskies on Friday night at Pariseau Field.