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Eagles starters from left, Andrew Clements, Corey Daugherty, Matt Dewolf and Colin Vatter walk off the court when Barrington concedes the game with 30 seconds to go. Photos by Rich Dionne

Barrington boys frustrated in state finals, lose 61-51

Barrington boys frustrated in state finals, lose 61-51

The Barrington High School boys’ basketball team came up just shy in its bid to win the state championship, losing to LaSalle 61-51 on Sunday night, March 15 at URI’s Ryan Center. Barrington held a five-point lead at halftime, but struggled to build any offensive momentum in the second half. The hard-working Eagles managed to

Senior guards Rylee Leonard (left) and Sofia Cabral embrace after the victory. Photos by Rich Dionne

Bay View rallies past rival Rams for girls’ hoops state title

KINGSTON — Bay View Academy captured the first Rhode Island Interscholastic League girls’ basketball open state tournament title with a 54-39 victory over rival LaSalle Sunday afternoon, March 15, at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center. The Bengals, seeded second in the state tourney field, rallied from a seven-point deficit at halftime (22-15) to

Bobby Colantonio (left) stands with teammate Adam Kelly at states.

Barrington boys finish first, second at nationals

Barrington High School senior Adam Kelly capped off a stellar indoor track and field season by winning the weight throw at the New Balance National Scholastic Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Armory Track Center on Sunday. Adam tossed the 25-pound weight 81 feet, 5.25 inches for top honors. His teammate, Barrington High School

Eagles senior guard Corey Daugherty drives for a layup against North Kingstown's Matt Madoian. Photos by Rich Dionne

Eagles beat North Kingstown, gain state finals

The Barrington High School Basketball team rolled over North Kingstown, 55-36, in their semifinals game at the Ryan Center on Saturday, March, 14, setting up a championship match-up with LaSalle in the Credit Union State Basketball Tournament at the Ryan Center on Sunday, March, 15, at 6 p.m. Kevin Mannix led the Eagles with 16 points. Matt DeWolf scored 13, Colin

Corey Daugherty (shown in a game against Classical) and his Barrington High School teammates play in the state semis on Saturday night.

Barrington boys headed to state semifinals

The Barrington High School boys’ basketball team will play against North Kingstown in the semifinals of the state open tournament on Saturday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at URI’s Ryan Center. This weekend’s game will be the third time the two teams have tipped off against each other. Barrington defeated North Kingstown 57-33 when the

Huskies cheerleader teammates prepare to lift flyers Sofia Silveira, left, Amanda Gomes and Sophia Desmarais. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Mt. Hope cheer squad can’t cap the pyramid

On the heels of a successful season, the Mt. Hope High School competitive cheerleading squad faltered at the Rhode Island State Championship meet, dashing its hopes for a championship title. Mt. Hope competed in the co-ed division on Sunday, March 8, against East Greenwich, East Providence, Cranston East, LaSalle and North Providence. Although it performed

Patriots cheerleader Janelle Dublin (left) hugs teammate Eve Lowriemore as Athletic Director Steve Trezvant (background) looks on. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth cheerleaders win big in R.I. championship

PORTSMOUTH — Smiling, energetic, athletic and near perfect in synchronization, the Portsmouth High School competitive cheerleading squad took first place in the large division at the Rhode Island State Championship meet on Sunday. After watching the team of 15 girls run through their routine for the judges, head coach Deb Valente called the performance “really

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East Providence High cheerleaders win two state titles

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School competitive cheerleading squad came away with two titles Sunday, March 8, at the conclusion of the 2015 Rhode Island State Championship Meet held at the Providence Career & Tech Academy Field House. The Townies not only captured the trophy for best co-ed team, but also were judged the