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Barrington's Peter, Karen and Ty Lyon brought home a gold medal from the recent USA Special Olympic games.

Barrington team wins Special Olympics gold

Barrington team wins Special Olympics gold

Barrington’s Ty and Peter Lyons competed in the USA Special Olympic games in Princeton, NJ recently and came away with gold medal in Unified Doubles Tennis. To reach the medal round, Ty and Peter defeated pairs from Florida, Georgia, Connecticut and Ohio. In the medal round they defeated a team from Louisiana and knocked off

Thousands of people, including 13 from Barrington, will participate in this year's Pan Mass Challenge.

Barrington riders set for Pan Mass Challenge

Thirteen Barrington residents will participate in the 35th annual Pan-Mass Challenge on Aug. 2 and 3. The event is the largest single athletic fund-raising event in the country. The Barrington riders are Garrett Ames, David Cambria, Steve Cohan, Sara Donohue, Jason Graveline, Michael Hoyt, Michael Marra, Stephen Martel, Doug Mayhew, Chris McDermott, Christopher Patton, Bob

Henry Johnson, Matthew Macaluso and Sam Tanous (from left) helped the Inside the Park Thieves win the 12U New England AAU baseball championship recently.

Barrington boys win New England baseball championship

Earlier this month in Johnston, the Inside the Park Thieves captured the 12U crown at the New England AAU Championship. Only 16 teams out of a field of 69 teams in the Open Division advanced to the playoffs. By clinching the title, the Thieves have an automatic bid to represent New England at the AAU

Barrington's Kate Clancy was one of four local student-athletes to win a Cox Sports Award this year.

Four Barrington student-athletes earn Cox Sports Awards

Libby Dolan, Emma McMillan, Corey Daugherty and Katherine Clancy were among the 29 Rhode Island student-athletes to win 2014 Cox Rhode Island Sports Awards during a recent event at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. Libby earned her award for field hockey while Emma was selected for cross country, Corey in basketball and Katherine in

Lexi Thompson tees off at a previous year's CVS Charity Classic.

Barrington prepares for another ‘Classic’

  The annual CVS Caremark Charity Classic golf tournament will tee off at Rhode Island Country Club starting on Sunday, June 22 with a pro-am event. And while spectators can expect the same great golf action they’ve witnessed in prior events, they should also be prepared for several new “green” initiatives. This year’s tournament, which


Jolly maintains his lead at 53rd Annual Northeast Invitational

EAST PROVIDENCE — Heavy rains in the morning did little to soften Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford or the leader as Stewart Jolly maintained his position atop the field at the conclusion of Round 2 of the 2014 Northeast Amateur Invitational Thursday, June 19. Jolly, of LSU and an Alabama resident, backed up his 2-under par 67


Townies revel in school’s first ever baseball title

PAWTUCKET — For the first time in school history, the East Providence High baseball program claimed a championship, beating North Smithfield for the Division II title on Wednesday, June 18, at McCoy Stadium. The Townies’ secured the 3-1 victory in Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-three series despite a late surge by the Northmen in


East Providence High School baseball team wins Division II title

PAWTUCKET — For the first time in the school’s history, the East Providence High School baseball team became the Division II Rhode Island State Champions, beating North Smithfield in game two on Wednesday, June 18. The Townies’ secured the 3-1 victory in the seventh inning, holding North Smithfield scoreless in their last at bat, with