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The St. Andrew's School boys' soccer team won the NEPSAC Class D championship on Sunday, Nov. 16.

Barrington private school wins soccer title

Barrington private school wins soccer title

The St. Andrew’s School soccer teams enjoyed successful seasons this fall, as both teams celebrated winning records and playoff victories. The boys’ team made history as it won the NEPSAC Class D Championship on Sunday, Nov. 16. The Saints, who entered the playoffs as the number three seed, knocked off Christian Heritage, 4-1, at Loomis

Patriots sophomore quarterback John Coyne runs upfield on a keeper during their game against Cranston West on Saturday. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth loses to physical Falcons, 23-7

PORTSMOUTH — This is one they’ll have to put behind them, fast. The Portsmouth High Patriots varsity football team was outmuscled by Cranston West Saturday in the annual Homecoming game Saturday, 23-7. The game didn’t have any real meaning for Portsmouth, which plays Bishop Hendricken in the Division-1 semifinals Friday night in Warwick, but it

Barrington's Emma McMillan at states.

Barrington runner is fourth at New Englands

Barrington High School girls’ cross country runner Emma McMillan finished fourth at the New England Cross Country Championship in Connecticut on Saturday, Nov. 8. The junior standout who powered to her third straight state title earlier this month, averaged 5:58 miles in the 5K race at Wickham Park and finished with a time of 18:30.

Kickemuit players carry goalkeeper Thea Brum after a shut-out win for the state championship Tuesday afternoon.

Kickemuit girls win state soccer championship

Behind some strong goal tending and timely scoring, the Kickemuit girls soccer team beat Cole Middle School 2-0 for the middle school state championship Tuesday afternoon. The East Greenwich team controlled the ball most of the game, keeping it in their offensive end, but Kickemuit goalkeeper Thea Brum stopped everything that came her way, making

Barrington's Jillian May will play field hockey at Holy Cross next year. She will sign a letter of intent on Nov. 13.

Barrington students signing letters of intent

Three Barrington High School athletes will sign National Letters of Intent on Thursday, Nov. 13 extending their athletic careers to the NCAA Division 1 collegiate level. Emma Gasperoni, daughter of James and Lisa Gasperoni, will join the University of San Diego rowing team as coxswain. And twin sisters, Eliza and Jillian May, daughters of Peter and


Six immortalized in RWU Athletic Hall of Fame

Six local athletes will forever be remembered after being inducted into the Roger Williams University Athletics Hall of Fame. The third class of the university’s hall of fame includes athletes and coaches in a range of sports, including basketball, wrestling, softball, baseball and lacrosse. The inductees include: Vincent Godwin. Mr. Godwin played basketball at the


Barrington volleyball coach: Seniors will be missed

Barrington High School girls’ volleyball coach Ron Enos entered the season with a series of goals, including a return trip to the campus of the University of Rhode Island for the semifinals and finals of the volleyball playoffs. Unfortunately, the Eagles season ended with a heart-breaking 3-2 loss to Cranston West in the quarterfinals. “We fell

Caroline Platt, Ailish Cafferty, Mackenzie Brow, Nicole Eggeman and Isabel Hamilton (from left) celebrate the end of the third game against Johnston High School, which was won by the Patriots. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth girls fall in state volleyball championship

PORTSMOUTH — Nicole Eggeman said when she and her teammates entered Keaney Gymnasium at the University of Rhode Island Sunday morning, they took a long look around the cavernous building. “When we walked into this gym, everyone was just standing in awe,” said Ms. Eggeman, a junior and co-captain of the Portsmouth High School varsity girls’

The lady Patriots mob the field after Natalie Yaw’s decisive penalty kick beat the La Salle goalkeeper. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth wins Division-1 state soccer title

PORTSMOUTH — In the previous two years, the lady Patriots’ were bounced from the state soccer playoffs on penalty kicks after double overtime. “It’s a lousy way to lose, but unfortunately that’s the way they determine the winner,” said Jim Blaess, head coach of the Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ soccer team. “But I said to