We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

AP Sports

  • Updated
  • 0

The beauty of the 2021 high school softball season is that every team in the state has already brushed up against adversity long before an official pitch was thrown in an actual game.

  • Updated
  • 0

PAWTUCKET – During this “Fall II” season where thankfulness for the opportunity to compete has intersected with the pursuit of a championship, the St. Raphael football team has bordered on between being very good and excellent.

  • Updated
  • 0

PAWTUCKET ­— Once again, the St. Raphael Academy girls’ volleyball team proved to in good hands with senior Maddy Nault and junior Victoria Adegboyega.

  • Updated
  • 0

It was one thing for Justin Minaya to hear the sales pitches from coach Ed Cooley and his staff about why Minaya would represent a good fit for the Providence Friars. It’s a different ball of wax when seeking out opinions from players who can speak firsthand about life in Cooley’s system.

  • 0

PROVIDENCE – At this point in time, the opportunity for St. Raphael senior Darius Kipyego to square off against big-time competition is old hat.

  • Updated
  • 0

PROVIDENCE — It was a Saturday afternoon spent in the state’s capital city to largely forget, yet the North Smithfield/Mount St. Charles Co-op football team can ill afford to lick their wounds following a 42-0 whitewashing against Classical.

  • Updated
  • 0

PROVIDENCE – Elijah Osei, can you see the end zone – and the Division II playoffs?

  • Updated
  • 0

\PAWTUCKET — Maddie Nault knew exactly who she was going to set the ball to late in the third game of Tuesday afternoon’s Division III showdown with talented Rogers.

  • 0

PAWTUCKET – Three different players scored touchdowns for the Shea High football team on Saturday night. Similar to the Raiders’ starting quarterback, the three ball carriers who found the end zone against East Providence are sophomores.

  • 0

PAWTUCKET — Bottom line, the Tolman High football team was thrilled to resume its season on Saturday.

  • Updated
  • 0

CRANSTON – Like many high school football programs around the state, Davies Tech walks the fine line of using the “Fall II” season as a chance to get the younger players primed and ready for the traditional fall season, while also pushing for a playoff spot.

  • 0

PAWTUCKET – A year ago, Maddie Nault earned a headline in this very newspaper for the “Masks for Maddie” campaign that benefited Home Health & Hospice Care of Nursing Placement.

  • Updated
  • 0

PAWTUCKET – They took their lumps in consecutive seasons while competing in the state’s top division. Amidst back-to-back campaigns with identical win-loss records (2-5), there was always the belief that better days were on the horizon.

  • Updated
  • 0

PROVIDENCE – David Duke’s time as a member of the Providence men’s basketball program has come to an end. On Friday, it was announced that Duke is foregoing his remaining eligibility with the Friars and entering the 2021 NBA Draft.

  • Updated
  • 0

For Amaya Dowdy, the missing piece to a stellar high school basketball career was achieved earlier this month when St. Raphael capped off a perfect season by capturing the program’s first Division I championship in two decades.

  • 0

SCITUATE — Football coaches who have been around the block a time or two understand that one game does not define a season.

  • Updated
  • 0

“I hope Noah comes back,” said Nate Watson on March 17 when asked if he planned to persuade his PC Friar roommate to follow his lead and utilize the NCAA’s extra of eligibility.

  • Updated
  • 0

In the shot-put circle, talented junior Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan proved that he was tough to beat. Last month, he won his first career state title with a heave that traveled 60 feet, three-quarters of an inch. He was five feet in the clear of the runner-up finisher.

  • Updated
  • 0

PAWTUCKET — The weather on Sunday afternoon was perfect for this time of year. The location to mark an important occasion also proved to be ideal as two prime reasons why the Tolman High boys soccer team has ranked among the state’s elite in recent seasons made their respective Division I co…

  • 0

There’s unfinished business on multiple fronts. That’s why Nate Watson plans to stick around for a fifth season with the Providence Friars.