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December 12th

High school basketball | Novans run past Saints in Ciolfi's debut

December 12, 2014

PAWTUCKET – T.J. Ciolfi couldn’t have scripted his first game as Woonsocket’s head coach any better.


Buoyed by suffocating full-court press that paved the way for one easy transition basket after another, Woonsocket stormed past St. Raphael, 82-58, in semifinal-round action of the Dennis M. Lynch, Jr. Memorial Tournament on Thursday night. The Villa Novans placed six players in double figures with Elijah Vazquez (16 points, three 3-pointers) and Gary Lyles (15 points, 11-of-14 from the foul line) leading the charge.

December 10th

Providence College basketball | Friars outlast Rhody for 5th straight rivalry win, 68-60

December 10, 2014

PROVIDENCE — For the second straight season the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team’s senior class will graduate without knowing what it feels like to beat archrival Providence College.<

December 9th

Providence College basketball | McGair: Enjoy PC-URI rivalry but don’t get carried away

December 9, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Whenever Providence College and the University of Rhode Island renew their rivalry on the hardwood, there always seems to be plenty of extraneous noise to filter out.

December 8th

Burrillville football | Broncos’ linemen did plenty of heavy lifting on their way to Super Bowl crown

December 8, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – The mood was both light and somber at the Eccleston Field clubhouse on Monday afternoon as the Burrillville High gridders turned in their uniforms and equipment to head coach Gennaro Ferraro, with help from his able assistants.

Less than 24 hours after the Broncos had blasted Scituate, 54-13, in the R.I. Division IV Super Bowl at Cranston Stadium, the players seemed in a jovial mood during the “givebacks” – that is, until it came time to say “So long.”

VIDEO: Patriots snap Chargers' win streak

December 8, 2014

December 7th

Burrillville football | TITLE-VILLE: Broncos finish perfect season with Super win over Scituate

December 7, 2014

CRANSTON  – There was still a quarter to be played, but as the seconds ticked off the scoreboard at the end of the third quarter, Burrillville High head coach Gennaro Ferraro was at a loss for words after witnessing perhaps his team’s best stretch of play all season.

December 6th

Bryant University basketball | Bulldogs offense sputters in 69-62 loss to Brown

December 6, 2014

PROVIDENCE – To Bryant’s credit, it was never out of the game completely against Brown on Saturday night.

Burrillville football | It's all on the line for Broncos in D-IV Super Bowl Sunday

December 6, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – Statistical analyses of the Division IV Super Bowl showdown between Burrillville and Scituate highs on Sunday afternoon would indicate the Broncos should win easily.

December 5th

PawSox | Catching prospect Swihart itching to ramp up workload with eye toward spring training

December 5, 2014

 

PAWTUCKET – If he wasn’t before, Blake Swihart became a marked Red Sox farm hand when Baseball America in late October tabbed the 22-year-old catcher and switch hitter as the organization’s top prospect.

Providence College basketball | Friars fall to BC as shooting woes continue, 69-60

December 5, 2014

NEWTON, Mass. – It’s easy to pick out the main reason why the Providence Friars are in the midst of an early-season funk.

WOONSOCKET – For those who concerned about Mount St. Charles’ early-season struggles...
WOONSOCKET  –  Mount St. Charles got off to a great start in its own Holiday Face...
  As is always the case following a Christmas Day full of gift-giving, unwrapping, eating...
PROVIDENCE — Woonsocket, North Smithfield and Pawtucket are among 10 communities selected to pilot a new statewide e-...
NORTH SMITHFIELD — Six Bryant University students spent a portion of their fall 2014 semester putting into practice...
WOONSOCKET – Two men were hospitalized with stab wounds, and a third was detained for questioning after an altercation...

 

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