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February 27th, 2015

Woonsocket Boys' Basketball | Novans knocked out by Rams in semi-final, 66-39

February 27, 2015


PROVIDENCE – It was hard to tell if the absence of head coach T.J. Ciolfi made a significant difference in Woonsocket High’s 66-39 loss to La Salle Academy in a R.I. Division I Tournament semifinal at Rhode Island College’s Murray Center on Friday night.
 
The reason: The third-seeded Rams played almost perfectly in their fast-break offense, especially in the opening session.
 

February 26th

Woonsocket Boys' Basketball | Novans hunt for another upset — minus their coach

February 27, 2015


WOONSOCKET – You can debate whether or not the two-game penalty of ejection from a high school basketball game is harsh. The point is that when No. 10 Woonsocket takes the floor at Rhode Island College Friday night against third-seed La Salle Academy, the Villa Novans will do so without their head coach. 
 

Burrillville Girls' Basketball | Liberty can’t lift Broncos in 58-48 loss to Middletown

February 26, 2015


EAST PROVIDENCE – As difficult as it was to swallow Burrillville High’s 58-48 loss to unbeaten and top-ranked Middletown Wednesday night, head coach Samantha Stanton couldn’t help but smile at the way her Broncos battled tooth-and-nail.
 

Mount Girls' Basketball | Mounties sunk by Mariners, 58-27

February 26, 2015


EAST PROVIDENCE – Perhaps a half hour before top-seeded Mount St. Charles was to face No. 2 Narragansett High in a R.I. Division III Tournament semifinal on Wednesday night, head coach Ray Leveille explained just how good the senior guard tandem of Chelsea Sahagian and Abby McKanna were.
 

Mount St. Charles Boys' Hockey | McGair: Dave Belisle says his late wife would have wanted him to resume coaching

February 26, 2015

 

February 25th

URI basketball | Last-second second shot doesn't drop as Davidson escapes, 60-59

February 25, 2015

KINGSTON— Sometimes, basketball isn't about strategy and sets. 

Sometimes, basketball is just about one team making a shot and one team missing a last-second shot.

Trailing by two points late in Wednesday's Atlantic-10 showdown with Rhode Island, visiting Davidson grabbed the lead with an outrageous step-back corner 3-pointer from Jack Gibbs. Moments later, URI freshman Jared Terrell missed a wide-open 3-pointer from the left wing right in front of the URI bench and the Wildcats escaped the Ryan Center with a 60-59 road victory. 

February 24th

High School Basketball | Burrillville girls triumph over Davies, Bronco boys fall to Pilgrim

February 24, 2015


Lady Broncos upset Davies Tech

LINCOLN  –  Call Burrillville High the “Cinderella” story of the R.I. Division III Tournament.

Mount Girls' Basketball | Mounties survive Tolman comeback bid for 40-36 win

February 24, 2015


WOONSOCKET  –  Tuesday night proved to be a prime example of why Mount St. Charles chief Ray Leveille just doesn’t like facing Tolman High.
 
It’s the Tigers’ size, grit and talent.
 

Woonsocket Boys' Basketball | Vazquez explodes in second half as Novans stun Hendricken

February 24, 2015


WARWICK – T.J. Ciolfi did not get to see the final 11:09 of Tuesday’s Division I quarterfinal matchup between No. 10 Woonsocket and second-seed Bishop Hendricken. The head coach for the Villa Novans departed after receiving his second technical foul and with his team trailing the Hawks, 54-45.

Not to rub any additional salt in the wounds, but Ciolfi missed a whale of a finish.

February 23rd

High School Basketball | Burrillville, Woonsocket teams set to take their best shots in playoffs Tuesday

February 23, 2015


WOONSOCKET – Burrillville boys and girls, and Woonsocket boys are among the Blackstone Valley area teams competing Tuesday night in the RIIL playoffs.

Burrillville at Davies Tech (Girls)

The Patriots earned a 51-43 win over the Broncos on their Gaskin Alumni Hall home floor back on Jan. 9, but Burrillville had the last laugh with a 48-38 under “The Dome” on Feb. 5.

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