Author Archives: Rich Dionne

Eagles teammates celebrate with Senior goalkeeper Grecia Restituyo after they defeated East Greenwich, 2-0, in the D-I semifinals game on Wednesday night. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Eagles field hockey team gains D-I final

Photos: Eagles field hockey team gains D-I final

BRISTOL—The Barrington field hockey team dispatched of the first place East Greenwich Avengers, 2-0, in their Division one semifinals game at Roger Williams University on Wednesday night. Senior captain Elizabeth Dolan scored twice and senior goalkeeper Grecia Restituyo and her defense shut out the Avengers for the Eagles. Barrington overcame a sluggish start and a called back goal by the

David Medeiros gives his daughter Emily a kiss during the Eagles senior night celebration at halftime during their game against Mt. Hope at Victory Field on Friday night. 
Photos by Rich Dionne

Girls soccer: Huskies shut out Eagles, 4-0

BARRINGTON—The Mt. Hope girls soccer team soundly defeated Barrington, 4-0, at Victory Field on Friday night. The win boosts Mt. Hope’s Division I East record to, 7-5-3, and drops the Eagles record to, 4-8-3. At halftime the Eagles handed out flowers to the Huskies’ seniors and their own during their senior night celebration.

Homecoming King and Queen, Morgan Chaves and Justin Ursini pose gracefully for photographers after the ceremony during halftime of the Huskies football game against Rogers High School. Photos by Rich Dionne

Ursini and Chaves are Mt. Hope’s king and queen

BRISTOL—Justin Ursini and Morgan Chaves were named Mt. Hope High School’s Homecoming King and Queen during halftime of the Huskies football game against Rogers High School at Thomas Vendituoli Field on Friday night. The Mt. Hope marching band and cheerleaders performed for the exuberant crowd before the Homecoming court was announced.

Russ Cornell of Cornell Farm in Dartmouth tells fest goers how he used an 1880 seeder at the family farm. The spry seeder still has rye seed in it, used after the corn season to keep the soil from drying out. 
Photos by Rich Dionne

A harvest worth celebrating in Westport

By Bruce Burdett Season finale draws crowds down to the Westport town farm. Over 800 people flocked to Westport Town Farm Saturday afternoon to celebrate the harvest, enjoy spirited bluegrass, pet baby goats and enjoy home-grown food. Farm Manager Steve Connors said this season brought special reason to celebrate, with one of the best growing

Barrington High School students Teddy Kurkoski and Charlotte Ruda are named Homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Barrington and East Providence football game on Friday night. Photos by Rich Dionne

Kurkoski, Ruda are BHS Homecoming king and queen

BARRINGTON—Teddy Kurkoski and Charlotte Ruda were announced Barrington High School Homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Eagles football game against East Providence at Victory field on Friday night. The Homecoming court and school classes paraded around the football field in floats throwing streamers and candy into the stands. After the cheerleaders and East Providence

Giant pumpkin viewers look on during the weight off. Photos by Rich Dionne

Photos: Giant pumpkin records nearly squashed

By Ted Hayes The pumpkins were huge, and a squash lived up to its name by flattening the state record when gardeners on steroids converged on Frerichs Farm Sunday for the annual Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers’ annual weigh-off. Lexington, Mass. grower Charles Lieber, who moonlights as a chemistry professor at Harvard University, took the top

Charlie Leiber of Lexington, Mass. poses with his first place 1870 pound pumpkin. Photos by Rich Dionne

Leiber’s pumpkin king of the giants

WARREN—After loading dozens of pumpkins onto the weighing platform all day, Lexington, Mass. pumpkin grower Charlie Leiber watched his ginormous pumpkin out weigh the others with a weight of 1870 pounds at Frerich’s Farms 2014 Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers Weigh Off on Sunday afternoon. Steve Sperry of Johnston, took second place and was


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.