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Photos: Barrington tops Tiverton volleyball

Photos: Barrington tops Tiverton volleyball

TIVERTON—Rachel Nassau and Abby Finan lead the Barrington High School girls volleyball team as they defeated the spirited Tiverton Tigers, three games to one (25-23, 25-10, 24-26, 25-18), on Thursday night at Tiveton High School. Nassau had eight digs and two aces and Finan had six kills and three aces. Backed by a boisterous crowd, the spunky Tigers broke

Huskies sophomore Forward Michaela Goglia heads a ball with Eagles Freshman defender Isabella Ceseretti draped over her back during their match on Friday evening. Photos by Rich Dionne

Girls soccer: Huskies and Eagles duel to a tie

Barrington High School rallied late in the game and scored on a free kick to tie Mt. Hope High School, 1-1, in a Division I East girls soccer match-up on Friday evening. The Huskies lead the division with a, 4-3-1, record and Barrington stands in second place with a, 3-3-2, record.

Penn State Division I wrestler Rohan Murphy speaks to Mt. Hope High School students about how take on challenges and preserve. Photos by Rich Dionne

Inspirational wrestler urges Mt. Hope students to dream

Inspirational speaker Rohan Murphy spoke with Mt. Hope High School students in the school auditorium on Friday morning. Mr. Murphy urged the students to dream and push their limits, stating that challenges are a part of every student’s life. Mr. Murphy knew what he was talking about. Due to a severe birth defect, Mr. Murphy had

Portsmouth freshman striker Marykate McGuire attempts to take down a pass with her foot amidst a host of Barrington defenders from left, Heather Osman, Leah Hoder and Elinor Coogan. 
Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Portsmouth girls soccer bests Barrington

The Portsmouth girls soccer team beat Barrington, 3-2, at Victory field on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The Lady Patriots improved their record in Division I East to 2-2-1 while the Eagles went to 2-3-1. The Barrington Youth Soccer Association provided entertainment for the crowd by playing two scrimmage games during the half.

Eagles freshman midfielder Harrison Browne and Patriots junior forward Bryce Gough collide while chasing a Barrington goal kick. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Barrington soccer tops Portsmouth

The Barrington High School Soccer team topped Portsmouth, 1-0, at Victory Field on Wednesday night. The win evens the Eagles record at 2-2 in Division I League play and drops the Patriots to 1-3. At halftime, the Barrington Youth Soccer Association entertained the crowd with two scrimmage games.      

Coma Coma's Eric Sampson belts out lyrics during their heavy rock set at Fusion Fest at Burr's Hill Park on Saturday. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Rockers fuel Fusion Festival

Great music, great food and great beer highlighted the 6th annual Fusion Fest at Burr’s Hill Park on Saturday afternoon. Ten bands rocked the shell as the throng enjoyed beer from Trinity Brewhouse and wine from Grapes and Grains and seafood and other entrees from Blount Seafood and Plouf Plouf. The line-up included Foul Weather

Cellist Aristides Rivas has his eyes on conductor Francisco Noya during the philharmonic's rendition of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture."
Photos by Rich Dionne

Orchestra shines in Last Night concert

Overcast skies and a threat of a downpour loomed over Bristol Harbor as the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra played to thousands at Independence Park on Sunday evening during the annual Last Night concert on Sunday, Aug. 31. The orchestra played all of the favorites, Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” and a selection from 2001:

Cellist Aristides Rivas has his eyes on conductor Francisco Noya during the philharmonic's rendition of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture."
Photos by Rich Dionne

Overcast skies and a threat of a downpour loomed over Bristol Harbor as the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra played to thousands at Independence Park on Sunday evening during the annual Last Night concert on Sunday, Aug. 31. The orchestra played all of the favorites, Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” and a selection from 2001:

From left, Henry Cabral, Jim Gervais, Joe Simeone and Mark DeFelice work the scorer's booth during the RI State Little Championship hosted by Bristol. Photos by Rich Dionne

From Bristol to Bristol, Little League champs on their way

While Thursday, July 24 was a great day for the Cumberland American Little League team of 11 and 12 year-olds after defeating Cranston Western, 8 to 7, the week-long Rhode Island State Championship Tournament was also a win for King Philip Little League, the organization selected to host this year’s event. From the team dinner

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