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Mt. Hope Unified team defeats Tiverton, preps for playoffs

Mt. Hope Unified team defeats Tiverton, preps for playoffs

The Mt. Hope unified basketball team finished its regular season on Monday, April 28 with a 54-41 win over Tiverton High School, giving the Huskies a 5-2 record for the season. Their last regular season basketball game pitted the Huskies against neighboring rivals, the Tiverton Tigers whose season ended with a record of 1-5. “It


Photos: Martin Middle School bests Riverside in baseball duel

Martin Middle School bests Riverside, 6-2, in a baseball duel between the two East Providence middle schools at Piece field on a chilly Tuesday afternoon. Both teams wore their new uniforms for the occasion. Martin in a cobalt-blue and Riverside brandishing Townie red. Rosters of both teams are below. Martin Middle School: Ryan Wood Robbie


Barrington girls’ lacrosse defeats Moses Brown

The Barrington High School girls’ lacrosse team defeated Moses Brown on Monday afternoon, 17-6. Barrington had a balanced attack against Moses Brown, as Beatrice Bramhall and Alex LaMotte each scored three goals, and Ainsley Freeman, Cameron MacDonald, Libby Dolan and Madeline Soutter each scored two goals. Kate Clancy made four saves in net for the Eagles. The


Barrington boys run past Townies, Huskies

The Barrington High School boys’ outdoor track team grabbed two wins in a dual meet on Monday afternoon, knocking off East Providence 88-60 and Mt. Hope, 134-11. Barrington’s Adam Kelly paced his team with wins in the shot put and the hammer throw. The Eagles’ Max Caro won the high jump and the 100 meter


Barrington girls lose heartbreaker in D-I final

KINGSTON—The Barrington Girls Basketball team lost to North Kingstown, 41-39, in the Division I State Championship at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center on Saturday evening. North Kingstown forward and game MVP, Taylor Buckley, hit a right-handed jumper and broke a 39-39 tie with 10 seconds left in the game. Barrington junior guard Sarah Middleton


Bristol elementary school announces new mascot design

BRISTOL—Colt Andrews fifth grader Hannah Rodriques was playing outside with her friends during recess a week ago when it was announced over the intercom that her design had won the Mascot Design Contest and would be the school’s new logo that will be displayed on flags, banners, bumper stickers, shirts, and on many other school


Barrington High upsets top-seeded Bay View in the Division I girls’ hoops semifinals

PROVIDENCE — A year after reaching the finals, the Barrington High School girls’ basketball team will once again play for the Division I state championship after the Eagles upset No. 1-seeded and previously league unbeaten Bay View, 43-42, Tuesday night, March 18, in the second of two semifinal playoff games held at Rhode Island College’s


Lady Eagles cruise into semifinals, topple SK, 42-36

PROVIDENCE—The Barrington High School girls’ basketball team toppled over South Kingstown, 42-36, in a Division I quarterfinal game at Rhode Island College on Friday night. The more physical and energetic Lady Eagles led from start to finish, holding an 11-point advantage at halftime. Barrington led by double digits through most of the second half. South

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Senior guard Matt Scott scored 19 points against West Warwick.

Mt. Hope beats West Warwick, heads to quarterfinals

WARWICK—The Mt. Hope High School Basketball team came from behind to beat West Warwick, 74-62, in the first round of the sixteen team State Tournament at CCRI on Wednesday night. Huskies junior forward Alexander Francis lead all scoring with 24 points. Senior guard Matt Scott netted 19 points and senior guard Kyle Valenzuela added 11.


Photos: Barrington defeats Juanita Sanchez, advances to quarterfinals

PROVIDENCE—The Barrington High School Basketball team defeated Division III champion, Juanita Sanchez Charter School, 77-61, at Rhode Island College in the first round of the sixteen team State Basketball Tournament on Wednesday night. The Eagles move on to play Coventry in the quarterfinals on Sunday at Brown University. Barrington used their size on offense and