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November 21st, 2014

High school running | Clippers' Barger to take talents to URI

November 21, 2014

CUMBERLAND – Nichole Barger began her high-school athletic career unsure about the long-term benefits of running.

November 20th

VIDEO: Audibles Podcast: Super Bowl chances for Cards and Pats

November 20, 2014

November 19th

College basketball | Friars' Dunn working his way back into form

November 19, 2014

PROVIDENCE — Kris Dunn believes he has unburdened himself from the fear of injury in a basketball setting. That’s no small admittance when you consider how much time the Providence College sophomore has missed in each of the last two seasons.

“I don’t think about my shoulder or anything. I don’t have jitters,” Dunn said. “I’m just excited to play once again because it’s been a while. I want to play well for everybody. I’ve just got to let everything come.”

November 18th

Girls' hockey | Game on for Lincoln/Cumberland girls' co-op hockey

November 18, 2014

There will be a Lincoln/Cumberland girls’ hockey team taking the ice for the 2014-15 season.

The news became official Tuesday night during separate special meetings of the Cumberland and Lincoln school committees. Cumberland voted to pay Lincoln the money that it owed from the last two seasons and to move forward with the same cooperative agreement in place for the upcoming campaign.

November 17th

High school sports | Changes coming to R.I. interscholastic baseball scene

November 17, 2014

 

PROVIDENCE – The landscape in Rhode Island interscholastic baseball is going to look vastly different over the next two years.

At Monday’s meeting of the R.I. Principals’ Committee on Athletics, the board voted 15-1 in favor of implementing a two-year baseball realignment proposal that would feature 22 teams in Division I and the restoration of a third division for the first time since 2006. Division III would be comprised of 11 teams with local representation including Shea, Central Falls, Burillville and Davies Tech.

VIDEO:Patriots create teamwork and toughness in win over Colts

November 17, 2014

November 15th

Burrillville High Football | Bronco defense wreaks havoc in regular season wrap-up with Lincoln

November 15, 2014

BURRILLVILLE  –  Given a solid week of practice, Lincoln High coach Dave Waycott and his staff believed their club would be ready and raring to go when the team bus rolled up to Alumni Field on Saturday morning.

Providence College basketball | ‘Work in progress’ Friars scrape by Albany in opener, 64-60

November 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE – For long stretches of Saturday night’s contest against Albany, the Providence College Friars certainly didn’t look ready for a busy stretch of five games in nine days to open the season.

November 14th

Bryant University basketball | Bulldogs take it to champs but Huskies win it, 66-53

November 14, 2014

STORRS, Conn. – Ryan Boatright single-handedly made sure that Connecticut was not going to lose on the same night that the defending national champion Huskies received their rings.

Providence College basketball | Front court to the forefront for Friars this season

November 14, 2014

PROVIDENCE – The belief in college basketball that the modern game favors a guard-oriented team rang true during last year’s NCAA Tournament, which supported the theory that “you have to have good guard play to win in March” as Connecticut rode the hot hands of backcourt mates Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatwright all the way to a net-cutting ceremony.

 

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