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October 18th, 2014

Burrillville High Football | Red hot Broncos dispatch Exeter/West Greenwich with ease, 42-8

October 18, 2014


EXETER – Exeter/West Greenwich football coach Mike Watters has developed a good perspective on two of the best teams in Division IV this season – unbeaten Burrillville and once-beaten Scituate. His rebuilding Scarlet Knights have lost to both Super Bowl contenders by rebounding margins.
 

North Smithfield High Football | NICKY SHUFFLE: Cabral, Cicerone key Northmen in 28-0 whitewashing of No. Providence

October 18, 2014


NORTH PROVIDENCE  –  North Smithfield High veteran head coach Wes Pennington expected a certain determination from his squad as it took on always-gutsy North Providence on Friday night, but what he witnessed soared past his wildest dreams.
 

North Smithfield girls' tennis | THEY'RE PERFECT: Lady Northmen complete perfect season, capture state championship

October 18, 2014


PAWTUCKET – You can’t rush perfection – and never was that more true than on Saturday at the Slater Park Mike Kenny Courts, where North Smithfield waited through a three-hour rain delay before they got the chance to cap off a 14-0 dream season.
 
Once the droplets were dry and the games began, however, the Lady Northmen’s peerless talent shone through, and the team captured their first state D-III championship since 2010 with a 4-0 victory over Chariho.

October 17th

Woonsocket boys' soccer | Villa Novans enjoying successful season, upset unbeaten Davies

October 17, 2014


WOONSOCKET  –  It was easy to tell there was a lot at stake when Woonsocket High “entertained” Davies Tech in a battle featuring Division III’s top two squads, considering all the jersey-tugging, sliding tackles, hard liners off defenders’ mid-sections and coaches hollering instructions throughout.

That explained the physicality and aggressiveness the two opponents displayed in their efforts to gain supremacy.

October 15th

Burrillville girls' soccer | Defending champion Broncos move into first with 4-0 win over Scituate

October 15, 2014


BURRILLVILLE  --  Head coach Amy Cardone provided an elementary strategy before her Burrillville High troops hosted Division II-North leader Scituate in a monumental league clash on Tuesday afternoon.

October 14th

LONG COURTSHIP: Time, language, distance couldn't separate Paula Cadavid from her sport

October 14, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Six years, and just shy of three thousand miles separated Paula Cadavid from her sport.

To be reunited, it took a passion that wouldn’t fade and the devotion of a handful of sympathetic coaches. Her story is a reminder that sometimes, the well-worn phrase “love of the game” actually means what it says.

North Smithfield Girls' Soccer | Star midfielder Michaela Brodeur follows her heart to URI

October 14, 2014


NORTH SMITHFIELD – The wearing of a “Hello my name is” name tag won’t be needed when Michaela Brodeur officially enrolls at the University of Rhode Island in the Fall of 2015.

October 11th

Woonsocket High Football | Villa Novans prove no match for Central in 40-0 defeat

October 11, 2014

WOONSOCKET -- As always after a Woonsocket High game, cheerleaders and volunteer moms set up a buffet table complete with pasta, pizza and other goodies for their players and coaches to gobble.

When the Villa Novans took a considerable amount of time – perhaps 20 minutes – to finally file out of the Barry Field locker rooms and offices, one questioned, “Where are they? The food’s getting cold.”

An instant later, a trainer walked out of the closed door and provided the answer: “They’re still being yelled at.”

North Smithfield High Football | Shea High Football | Central Falls High Football

October 11, 2014


Raiders start strong before holding on to top Vikings

PAWTUCKET -- Shea jumped out to a 10-0 lead after one quarter before holding on to defeat Division II-A rival Rogers, 23-21, Friday night at Max Read Field.

Anthony Almeida scored on a 12-yard run midway through the fourth quarter to provide the Raiders with the deciding. Yanique Duarte caught a 45-yard touchdown for Shea and also ran for a 3-yard score. Shea, which led 17-14 at halftime, improves to 2-1 in league play.

Cumberland High Football | Clippers' huge comeback bid falls short in 35-32 defeat to Portsmouth

October 11, 2014



CUMBERLAND – For the second time in a month, Cumberland High suffered a crushing defeat.

The last time during a season-opening, non-league affair with St. Raphael Academy, the Clippers recorded a touchdown in the waning seconds, but a 10-yard holding penalty negated it. In the end, they suffered a 21-14 loss to the Saints.

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