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Photos: Barrington 9-10 year-olds best Warren, win championship

Photos: Barrington 9-10 year-olds best Warren, win championship

BARRINGTON—The Barrington bats spoke loud and often as the 9-10 year-old all-stars scored 13 runs in three innings to route Warren, 15-3, and win the Ron Silva 9-10 Minors RI District 2 Championship at Sherwood Field in Barrington on Friday night. Barrington starting pitcher Matt Davis and relief pitcher Matt Raffa held the Warren hitters to six hits

Members of the Bristol Train of Artillery ready to blast off a cannon on top of their float on Hope Street.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Patriotic crowd,weather mark 2015 Bristol Fourth Parade

BY ERIC DICKERVITZ [email protected] Two weeks of concerts, galas, parties and celebrations set the stage for the main event Satur- day morning, when thousands of people poured into Bristol for America’s oldest Fourth of July celebration. Long before Chief Marshal Raymond E. Gallison, Jr. cut the ribbon and took his first step on the two-

FC2 Raquel Josserand shows a group of visitors around the bridge of the USS Tortuga on Friday, July 3. Photos by Rich Dionne

Hospitable U.S.S. Tortuga a fun time for all

BRISTOL—Boarding the U.S.S. Tortuga was a child’s dream. Visitors got to crawl through humvees, hold weapons and interact with naval personnel and marines as they made their way through the naval LSD-46 Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship. Marines hosted a martial arts demonstration inside the ship’s hangar and naval officers gave tours through the cargo bay,

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Mt. Hope girls softball takes first game in D-3 final

PROVIDENCE — The Mt. Hope girls softball team out dueled Rogers 2-1, in game one of the Division III Fastpitch Softball Championship at Rhode Island College. Huskies junior pitcher Maddie Reis recorded six strikeouts and scattered six hits in the victory. Mt. Hope scored their two runs in the first inning. That was all that Reis would

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Tiverton baseball loses to Ponaganset, 4-0

SCITUATE—Ponaganset’s Mike Viveiros blanked the Tiverton High School baseball team in their Division II-Region II playoff game at Ponaganset High School on Thursday.  Tiverton received fine pitching from A.J. Purcell and Tyler Cabral, but the offense couldn’t muster any runs despite scattering eight hits. Purcell and Cabral combined for five strikeouts in the loss.  Tiverton will play a

Huskies freshman midfielder Jenna Cimbron reacts after moving in early on a penalty shot while Mariners goalkeeper Ceili O'Connell celebrates. Photo by Rich Dionne

Mt. Hope girls lacrosse falls to Narragansett in D-II final

PROVIDENCE—Mt. Hope girls lacrosse raced out to a 6-1, lead early in the first half of the Division II Championship game against Narragansett at Brown stadium on Sunday.  But the Huskies ultimately couldn’t keep the Narragansett Mariner’s vaunted offense down as they tied the score 7-7, at halftime and won the championship 14-10. The Huskies senior attacker