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Portsmouth-based lacrosse team shines in N.Y. tourney

Portsmouth-based lacrosse team shines in N.Y. tourney

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth-based Team Real Lacrosse Club high school team were division champions in the “Battle at the Capital” Women’s Lacrosse Tournament in Albany, N.Y. recently. The two-day tournament consisted of various teams from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The Team Real Lacrosse Club went 3-1 for the tournament

Andrew Springer (red shirt left), Amos Sand and Glarius Rop (toward the right), the top three finishers, await the start. (Dawn Ross photo)

Springer sets Little Compton Scenic Road Race record

Westerly’s Andrew Springer, 23, a three-time All-American and multi-Big East champion runner at Georgetown University, turned in a record breaking performance to win Saturday’s 4.8-mile Little Compton Scenic Road Race in a time of 22:34.43. His time beat the old record by nearly four seconds. The old record, 22:38, was set in 2007 by Dylan

Photo by Tim Marshall: The Riverside 9-10 Minor Stars huddle during their game against Barrington.

Gallery: Riverside 9-10 Minor Stars lose to Barrington

BARRINGTON — Host Barrington defeated Riverside, 11-2, in the District 2 Little League 9-10 Minor Baseball Division All Star tournament Friday night, July 18. Both teams entered the contest unbeaten, playing in the winners’ bracket final. Barrington advances to the championship round while Riverside slipped into the losers’ bracket final Sunday night, July 20, at

Seekonk's Kelsey Hayward (right) poses with the Women's State Amateur trophy along with runner-up Jackie Booth.

Hayward wins Women’s State Amateur golf championship

CRANSTON — Seekonk native Kelsey Hayward added another noteworthy title to her resume recently, winning the Rhode Island Women’s State Amateur Golf Championship held at Cranston Country Club with a victory over Jackie Booth in the final. Hayward, entering her senior year at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, was the top seed in the match

The Portsmouth 10-year-old All Stars celebrate their district title win Saturday night. They’ll play in the state championship in Woonsocket. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth Little League hits title trifecta

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Little League scored a hat trick in its district title games over the past few days. All three All-Star teams — the 10-year-olds, 11-year-olds and 12-year-olds — won their respective district titles and advanced to the upcoming state championship round this weekend. According to Little League officials and parents, it’s the first time in memory