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October 18th, 2012

MSC girls' tennis team advances to Div. I finals

October 18, 2012

PAWTUCKET — In the end, it came down to the first doubles match, and on this day, the Mount St. Charles senior tandem of Emily Cardosa and Julia Martin were not going to be denied.
Not after already losing three times this year to the East Greenwich team of Kerri Whelan and Julia Waicberg. And certainly not with Mount desperately needing them to win their match in order to capture Thursday afternoon’s Division I semifinal-round affair at Slater Park.

October 17th

Mount girls' tennis team returns to Div. I semifinals

October 17, 2012

LINCOLN — The fact that Mount St. Charles Academy has captured 14 championships (nine regular-season titles and five state crowns) since 2002 is a truly remarkable accomplishment.
So is the fact that the Mounties will be playing this afternoon in the Division I semifinals for the 12th straight year, a ‘Final Four’ streak no other girls’ tennis team in the state can come close to matching.

RIIL, media seek to get on same page

October 17, 2012

PROVIDENCE – As one longtime newspaper scribe pointed out, “this is something that’s been a long time coming.”
In an effort to better coordinate with members of the working press – be their classification entail print, photo, television or the Internet – the Rhode Island Interscholastic League held a “Media Day” forum Wednesday afternoon at its headquarters, located on the Rhode Island College campus.

October 16th

Scituate nips N.S. in Div. III girls' tennis quarterfinals

October 16, 2012

SCITUATE — North Smithfield’s season came to a crushing finish in its Division III quarterfinal-round matchup with Scituate on Tuesday afternoon at the Scituate town courts.
The Spartans, the No. 2 seed from the West, scratched out a 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 victory in third singles to score a 4-3 victory and advance to tomorrow’s semifinal round.

October 15th

Northmen tennis team heads into playoffs on high note

October 15, 2012

North Smithfield No. 2 singles player Tiana Ahmed achieved a 6-1, 6-1 victory Monday afternoon against St. Raphael’s Gianna Leone. For complete story, see Tuesday's print edition or click on the e-Edition.

October 14th

Gardner tops local boxers on Thursday's boxing card

October 14, 2012

LINCOLN – The final installment of Classic Entertainment & Sports, Inc.’s ‘Thursday Night Fights’ series at the Twin River Event Center is this week, and for local fight fans, this will be an excellent chance to see a good group of Blackstone Valley fighters in action before 2012 comes to a close.

October 13th

Northmen make quick work of PCD

October 13, 2012

NORTH SMITHFIELD — From top to bottom, this was North Smithfield’s best performance of the season.
Buoyed by Mike Cicerone’s first-ever start at quarterback and a defense that kept the opposition in check, North Smithfield sailed to a convincing 57-8 margin against the PCD Co-op juggernaut Saturday afternoon. The Northmen will have plenty of time to savor the lop-sided triumph as the team’s next game isn’t until Friday, Nov. 2 at Smithfield.

Slow start proves costly for Broncos

October 13, 2012

Burrillville sophomore David Gariepy (13) is in the air for the interception against Exeter/West Greenwich during the third quarter of Saturday’s non-league encounter. The Broncos would go on to score a touchdown following Gariepy’s pick. The Scarlet Knights would go on to win, 29-22. For game story and additional photos, see Sunday's print edition or click on the E-edition.

October 11th

Cumberland-Mount Hope matchup tops football slate

October 11, 2012

The high school football season will meet its halfway point this weekend, which means a large dose of non-league games and a few league matchups on the area’s docket.
Eight games make up this week’s schedule, with tonight’s Division II crossover game between II-B team Cumberland and II-A squad Mount Hope in Bristol and tomorrow’s Division IV duel between Central Falls and Hope in Providence highlighting the top local games.

Strick scores twice in Northmen's win over E.P.

October 11, 2012

NORTH SMITHFIELD — It was a simple question, and North Smithfield High head coach Jeremy Sherer responded in kind.
When asked if he was satisfied with his Northmen’s 2-0 Division II victory over East Providence early Thursday evening, he stated merely, “No.”
He claimed he had good reason.
“You know, we’ve had two really good wins this year; the first one against Pilgrim, and the second against Tiverton,” he elaborated. “They’re both very strong teams, and when we play those types of teams, we do very well. In big games, we step it up a couple of notches.

 

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