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Mt. Hope senior CJ Gerhard finishes the 200 meter freestyle.

Mt. Hope swim teams gain experience, if not wins

Mt. Hope swim teams gain experience, if not wins

The Mt. Hope High School boys’ swim team completed its five-meet schedule on Thursday, Feb. 5, when they faced undefeated Rogers High School at Roger Williams University. The Huskies finished the season with a record of 1-3, but the team, made up of young swimmers, made marked individual improvements during the season. The team’s 11-man

Huskies 120 pound wrestler, Collin Cardoso works on Barrington's Sina Anvar during their match at Mt. Hope High School on Thursday night. Photos by Rich Dionne

Mt. Hope wrestlers slam Barrington, 51-22

by Eric Dickervitz The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team clinched Division I-B on Thursday, Feb. 12, handily defeating Barrington High School, 51-22. The Eagles never stood a chance against the top-rated Huskies, taking only four of the 12 matches, and getting pinned in five others. Collin Cardoso and Tylor Fenwick remained undefeated, each


Tiger cheerleaders shine at Portsmouth event

The Tiverton High School cheerleading team, seen here in action Saturday, took first place in the small division at last week’s Portsmouth Invitational. The event drew some 21 teams from around the region competing in small, medium, large and co-ed divisions. Team members are Natasha Andrade, Ashleigh Cordeira, Kelsie Mendoza, Taylor Moniz, Abigale Neville, Haley

cheer fest

Gimme an ‘H’

The Mt. Hope Huskies cheerleading squad competed in the Portsmouth Cheer Challenge Saturday, Feb. 7 at Portsmouth High School, finishing 2nd place to LaSalle as Grand Champion of Session 2. Mt. Hope scored an 88.5, falling just short of La Salle’s 90.  

Barrington's Class B Champion boys' indoor track team.

Barrington boys win Class B Championship

The Barrington High School boys’ indoor track team saved some of its best performances of the season for the Class B Championship meet on Saturday, and walked away with the title. Barrington knocked off a talented Classical team, 123-120, for the top spot. West Warwick was third with 53 points, followed by Chariho, Shea, Portsmouth,