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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.

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.

 

Little League Baseball | Belisle nominated for Sports Illustrated 'Sportsman of the Year' honor

November 13, 2014

Three and a half weeks ago, Dave Belisle received a phone call from Sports Illustrated college basketball writer Seth Davis. On Thursday, the reason for the exchange became clear.

High school sports | Trio of Lincoln High seniors sign LOIs

November 13, 2014

LINCOLN -- Adriana Toro, who will attend Coastal Carolina on a softball scholarship, Mason Palmieri, who will attend Bryant University on a baseball scholarship, and Stacey Mayer, who will attend St. Joseph's University on a softball scholarship, from left, take part in a signing ceremony at Lincoln High School library on Thursday afternoon.

College basketball | Bryant to feature deeper, quicker lineup

November 12, 2014

SMITHFIELD – If anyone doubted whether Tim O’Shea has got something going on at Bryant University, chances are they haven’t been paying attention the past two seasons.

Little League baseball | Cumberland American LL manager Dave Belisle to receive national honor

November 12, 2014

WOONSOCKET – On Saturday, Nov. 22, David Belisle, from the Mount Saint Charles Academy Class of 1977 and coach of Mount’s boys’ varsity hockey team, will be honored in St. Louis, Missouri at the Peabody Opera House as a recipient of the Musial Award. He is one of nine people being honored with this award in addition to Joe Torre, former manager of the New York Yankees and Baseball Hall of Famer, who is receiving the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award for Sportsmanship.

Boys' basketball | Coleman to take boys' coaching reins at Mount St. Charles

November 11, 2014

WOONSOCKET – On the surface, Henry Coleman’s partnership with the Mount St. Charles boys’ basketball program is a marriage made in hoops heaven.

“I think we’ve got a special guy here,” said MSC athletic director Richard Lawrence about the athletic department’s newest hire, a person Lawrence says possesses “a tremendous passion for the sport.”

High school cross country | Results from New England Championships

November 8, 2014

 

MANCHESTER, Conn. – A weekend after achieving first team all-state honors, Cumberland High junior Sean Laverty came in 34th place at Saturday’s New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championship. Laverty was clocked at 16:28 as the Clippers placed 15th out of 30 teams with 415 points. 

Burrillville football | Broncos knock off Northmen in battle for divisional title, 31-0

November 8, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD – In a game with playoff seeding and Division IV bragging rights on the line, Burrillville showed it was a force to be reckoned with in a 31-0 road win over the second-place Northmen. 

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