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North Smithfield Boys' Hockey | Northmen clinch series with another 8-0 takedown of Townies

March 14, 2015


CRANSTON  –  North Smithfield High’s 8-0 dismantling of East Providence in the first of the best-of-three R.I. Division II Tournament quarterfinal set on Friday night was no joke.
 
The dominance (and that’s an understatement) continued 24 hours later as the top-ranked Northmen posted an identical triumph in Game No. 2 at Cranston Vets Rink on Saturday evening.
 

Mount St. Charles Girls Hockey | MSC can’t hold on as Warwick ties DaCosta Division series with 3-1 win

March 14, 2015


PROVIDENCE  –  The Mount St. Charles icewomen yielded top-seeded Warwick Co-op an exorbitant 34 attempts on the cage during the opener of the R.I. DaCosta Division Tournament best-of-three final on Friday night, but the Mounties eventually claimed a stunning 4-2 triumph.
 
That came courtesy of senior Taylor Dill’s 32 stops.
 

Mount St. Charles Boys' Hockey | Hendricken uses power play to topple MSC, 6-3

March 13, 2015


WARWICK – For Mount St. Charles, the season has come down to one game.
 
An encouraging start by the No. 3 seed Mounties was all but forgotten by the end as second seed Bishop Hendricken skated off with a 6-3 win in Game 1 of the best-of-three Championship/Cimini Division semifinals Friday night at Thayer Arena. The Mounties will look to stave off elimination when the series shifts to Adelard Arena for Game 2 on Saturday. 

North Smithfield Boys' Hockey | Northmen knock down Townies, 8-0

March 13, 2015


NORTH SMITHFIELD  –  If North Smithfield High’s icemen had set out to make a statement in this R.I. Division II Tournament quarterfinal series against East Providence, it did so – and then some.
 
From the opening faceoff to the final horn, it was pure and utter domination.
 

Providence College basketball | Henton couldn't be happier for teammate Dunn's success

March 13, 2015

 

NEW YORK – If LaDontae Henton couldn’t win Big East Player of the Year, the Providence senior was glad to see the next best thing happen.

“That’s my teammate and a brother,” said Henton when asked about Kris Dunn receiving the conference’s top individual honor. “I was hoping that he would get Player of the Year, either he or myself.”

Mount Boys' Hockey | Mounties to battle archrival Hendricken in Cimini semifinals

March 12, 2015


WOONSOCKET – After a rare .500 regular season, Mount St. Charles coach Dave Belisle hopes that a switch to the playoffs will ignite his players.
 

Providence College basketball | Dunn, Henton and defense stifle St. John’s 74-57, PC to Big East semi

March 12, 2015


NEW YORK – Under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden, Providence put the college basketball world on notice Thursday that they are not a team to look past, suffocating St. John’s with defense on their way to a 74-57 win in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament.
 

Providence College basketball | NCAA berth secure, PC playing for pride, seeding at Big East Tournament

March 11, 2015


PROVIDENCE – For a change of pace, the Providence Friars aren’t sweating their NCAA Tournament prospects heading into the Big East’s annual Garden party.
 
There’s no fretting over games won or lost in the conference tournament. There’s no need to keep an eye on bubble teams. 
 

Cumberland Boys' Track | Kabba taking his running talents to UMass Lowell

March 10, 2015

CUMBERLAND — Abdullah Kaba was getting nervous. The Cumberland High senior had repeatedly emailed the UMass Lowell cross country and track & field head coach to stoke the recruiting fires, but had no luck in receiving a reply back.

Turns out a simple typographical error was preventing Kaba from properly connecting with River Hawks mentor Gary Gardner.

Cumberland Boys' Hockey | Moving up to higher division didn't faze Clippers in the slightest bit

March 10, 2015

CUMBERLAND – It's more than fair to say Cumberland High varsity head coach Dr. Mark Andreozzi never anticipated the kind of dream season his Clippers have enjoyed.

Because his icemen captured the R.I. Division II Tournament championship a year ago with a near-perfect 22-1-0 overall record (against league opponents), Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials chose to bump his program up to Division I/Eccleston.

There they'd be forced to take on the best public school squads in the state, and Andreozzi knew it would be a big, difficult leap.