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Evan Criner struck out eight Barrington batters in the Patriots’ shutout win last week.

Portsmouth shuts out Barrington in baseball

Portsmouth shuts out Barrington in baseball

Above: Evan Criner struck out eight Barrington batters in the Patriots’ shutout win last week. PORTSMOUTH — The Patriots’ varsity baseball team had no trouble handling Barrington High School Thursday, shutting out the Eagles 10-0 in the Division I-B matchup on the road. Sam Banks scored three runs on a triple and two singles. Neil Powell had

Jordan Phelan competes in a half-marathon in Jamestown in July 2014, one of three he would complete with five months as part of the UHC Triple Crown.

Portsmouth runner stays ‘Boston Strong’

Above: Jordan Phelan runs in a half-marathon in Jamestown in July 2014, one of three in which he would complete in a five-month span as part of the UHC Triple Crown. PORTSMOUTH — Jordan Phelan has never competed in the Boston Marathon — at 17, he’s too young — but he credits the famed Patriots Day race for reviving his

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Committee signs off on East Providence High turf field project

EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special meeting held Monday night, April 20, in City Hall, the East Providence School Committee did indeed vote unanimously to approve a public-private partnership with the locally based Bayside F.C. youth soccer organization to construct an artificial turf field on the high school grounds. The move all but assures the

Sophomore Steve Gacioch slides safely slides into third base. Tim Marshall photo

Smithfield edges Tiverton baseball 3-2

After a lively first inning for both squads, Smithfield and Tiverton pitchers took control Saturday in what proved to be a 3-2 Smithfield win. The loss left Tiverton at 1-2 in the young season. Smithfield moved to 2-2 Smithfield struck for two runs in the first, both driven in by the team’s winning pitcher, Shawn

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Deal to build turf field at East Providence High School seems likely

EAST PROVIDENCE — Barring any unexpected last minute changes, the East Providence School Department and the Bayside F.C. youth soccer organization appear to have finalized an agreement to construct an artificial turf field on the high school grounds through a a public-private partnership. The matter will be up for further discussion and possible approval Monday

Nick Simone makes contact with a Central fall fast ball in Mt. Hope's 11-0 win.
Photos by Tim Marshall.

Mt. Hope dominant in baseball win

The Mt. Hope High School baseball team dominated Central Falls this week, beating the Warriors 11-0. Starting pitcher Brandon Jacobs kelts Central Falls hitters off balance all game, allowing just one hit and three walks in the shutout. The pitcher also struck out two. The Huskies improved their Division III season record to 2-0 after

Knights of Columbus State Chairman Walter Sebastianelli, Kendall Ferris, Carson Conheeny, Jillian Lunney and John O’Gara of Council 3618 in Portsmouth (from left) pose for a photo following the contest. Photo courtesy of Karen Ferris.

Portsmouth youths among free throw winners

PORTSMOUTH — Three Portsmouth kids were among the winners in the Knights of Columbus’ state free throw championship at Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick on March 22. Kendall Ferris was the 11-year-old girls’ champion and Jillian Lunney was the 12-year-old girls’ champion. Both Jillian and Kendall are members of the Portsmouth Middle School girls’ basketball team,

Huskies forward Hunter Thresher hits a jumper during their game against Rogers High School. Photos by Rich Dionne

Fans cheer Huskies unified team in loss to Rogers

By Eric Dickevitz The Mt. Hope High School gymnasium roared with every seat filled by the student body, friends and fans of the unified team. Amid the band and cheerleaders on the sidelines, the unified teams’ efforts were elevated and with every basket came cheers when the Huskies hosted Rogers High School in a specially scheduled

Barrington's Julian Tien returns a shot against his Cumberland opponent.

Barrington tennis team wins first two matches

The Barrington High School boys’ tennis team opened the season with two victories, knocking off Hendricken 4-3 on Thursday, April 2, and Cumberland 7-0 on Monday. But there’s not much time to celebrate the victories as the Eagles are set to play East Greenwich on Wednesday and defending state champions South Kingstown on Thursday. First-year

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