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January 19th, 2015

Mount St. Charles Girls Basketball | Mounties edge Classical in OT thriller, 67-66

January 19, 2015


WOONSOCKET – In a fierce battle between the two top teams in Div. III North on Monday, Mount St. Charles and Classical, the Mounties came out on top for a 67-66 overtime win.
 
Mount sophomore Skylar O’Connell hit the game-winning layup with 18 seconds left in OT with her team down one.
 

January 17th

Boys' Hockey | Mount St. Charles, Burrillville grab wins in weekend action

January 17, 2015


WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles cruised to an easy 8-1 win over Cranston on Friday night at Adelard Arena. 
 
The Mounties jumped out to a quick lead with four first-period goals and Cranston never challenged after that. 
 

January 16th

Davies Boys' Basketball | Masters' Perez outduels Dominicci, Patriots

January 16, 2015


LINCOLN  –  Davies Tech head coach Bill Meekins has seen his fair share of talented athletes in his decades of mentoring, but admitted Masters Regional Academy’s Pablo Perez is perhaps the best.
 

Providence College basketball | Friars meet Creighton in rematch of New Year's Eve tilt

January 16, 2015

For all the praise the Big East’s 18-game double round-robin men’s basketball schedule has drawn for its simplicity and straightforwardness, a few wrinkles still need to be ironed out.

January 15th

Lincoln Swimming | Lions' freestyle ace Westrick hopes to treat at state meet

January 15, 2015


LINCOLN  –  A year ago next month, then-Lincoln High sophomore Mollie Westrick had high hopes of continuing her dominance at the Rhode Island Interscholastic Girls’ Swimming Championships.

As a freshman, Westrick wowed the throngs in the Brown University natatorium by capturing not only the 100-yard butterfly but also the 100-yard backstroke titles.

Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round

January 15, 2015

1/18/15
Green Bay @ Seattle 3:05pm
Betting: Over/Under: 47 Spread: Seattle -7

What to watch for:

January 14th

Providence College basketball | St. John’s 3-point shooting spree buries PC, 83-70

January 14, 2015


PROVIDENCE –A basketball nightmare unfolded at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Wednesday night for Providence College fans.

Woonsocket boys' basketball | Villa Novans rock Townies with 84-point explosion

January 14, 2015


EAST PROVIDENCE – As much fun as it is, watching Woonsocket run and gun its way past lower echelon Division I opponents, coach T.J. Ciolfi understands that offense alone will not get his team very far in the playoffs.

January 13th

Providence College basketball | PC offense is no slam dunk: Friars need to improve shot-making

January 13, 2015


PROVIDENCE – The good news for Friar faithful: PC currently sits in a four-way tie for first place in the Big East.
 
The bad news: those same Friars are averaging 69.1 points-per-game through 17 outings, placing them last in scoring in the 10-team conference as of Tuesday. 
 

Tolman – Ponaganset Wrestling | Tigers show plenty of fight in 40-36 loss to Chieftains

January 13, 2015


PAWTUCKET – In their first year running Tolman High’s wrestling program, head coach Jason Rushton and assistant Matt Medina are instilling an aggressive approach that may bring dividends by tournament time, assuming the wrestlers keep working hard.

The Tigers showed flashes of skill during a 40-36 loss to Ponaganset on Tuesday evening at the Donaldson Gym. Ponaganset, now 4-1 on the season, jumped out to a 40-9 lead before the Tigers won the final five matches (two by forfeit).

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