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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. 
 

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.

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:

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.

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).

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

1/10/15
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs
Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

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