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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.

Providence College basketball | Friars' Dunn had plenty of help en route to winning Co-Big East Defensive Player of the Year

March 9, 2015

PROVIDENCE – For all that he endured injury-wise in his first two seasons in a Providence College uniform, the news of Kris Dunn being named co-winner of the Big East Defensive Player of the Year laurel should be viewed as an organizational achievement.

College Basketball Round Up

March 9, 2015

Saturday, March 7

(#1) Kentucky (31-0) 67
Florida (15-16) 50

Kentucky went about business as usual. They beat an in conference foe thoroughly as they should. Karl Anthony towns had 13 points and 9 rebounds as they Wildcats finished their first undefeated regular season in program history.

(#2) Virginia (28-2) 57
(#16) Louisville (24-7) 59

Providence College basketball | Loss Butler leaves Friars with tough row to hoe at Big East Tournament

March 8, 2015

 

PROVIDENCE – The road to repeating as Big East Tournament champs got bumpier for Providence College after they lost Saturday’s regular-season finale to Butler.

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