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It’s official, scheduling change greatly affects East Providence-LaSalle Thanksgiving game

It’s official, scheduling change greatly affects East Providence-LaSalle Thanksgiving game

PROVIDENCE — The tradition of the East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day, though still intact, will for the time being, at least, be fundamentally altered. The expected became official Thursday, Jan. 30, when the Rhode Island Interscholastic League issued a press release from the most recent Principals Committee on Athletics meeting held the previous

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East Providence, LaSalle Thanksgiving Day game could lose its luster under proposed changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — While not in any danger of going away entirely in the near term, there’s a real chance the traditional Thanksgiving Day gridiron rivalry between East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy will suffer greatly in significance if a plan forwarded by the state’s football coaches committee is implemented by the Rhode Island

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CTC students prepare fare for annual East Providence-LaSalle ‘Good Faith Dinner’

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Career and Technical Center Culinary Arts program hosted the annual “Good Faith Dinner” for members and coaches of the East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football teams during the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 26. The dinner brings together the Townies and Rams prior to their annual Thanksgiving Day

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LaSalle laps East Providence once again during Thanksgiving Day football showdown

EAST PROVIDENCE —  The 85th meeting of Thanksgiving Day football rivals East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy followed a recent trend, the Rams winning for the seventh year in a row this time by a score of 30-6 Thursday morning, Nov. 28, at a wind swept and chilly Pierce Memorial Stadium. LaSalle, which hasn’t

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East Providence, LaSalle meet for 85th time on Thanksgiving Day

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy football rivalry reaches a noteworthy milestone in 2013 as the Townies and Rams square off on Thanksgiving Day for the 85th time Thursday morning, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. at Pierce Memorial Stadium. Unlike several of the teams’ most recent encounters, however, neither is assured of

The Eagles, shown celebrating the win over LaSalle, knocked off Hendricken in Warwick Friday night in a battle of undefeated teams.

Barrington football team shuts out Hendricken, 7-0

The Barrington High School football team is the only undefeated squad in the Division I ranks, after it knocked off Bishop Hendricken 7-0 on Friday night, Nov. 8. The Eagles and Hawks, who both entered the game undefeated, traded shots during the battle, but Barrington mustered the only score in the second quarter on a 2-yard

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East Providence High School sacks South Kingstown in Division I football outing

EAST PROVIDENCE — The suddenly resurgent East Providence High School football team won for the third weekend in a row after the Townies dispatched visiting South Kingstown, 38-21, in a Division I contest played Friday night, Nov. 1, in city at Pierce Memorial Stadium. Senior fullback Austin Baptista continued his torrid running for the Townies,

East Providence running back Austin Baptista breaks away from defenders and heads for the end zone for a first quarter touchdown during Friday's Division l football against Tolman game at Pierce Field. Photo by Bill Murphy

East Providence High tops Tolman, earns first Division I football win of the fall

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School football team won for the second weekend in a row and recorded its first Division I victory of the fall as the Townies defeated visiting Tolman, 35-20, Friday night, Oct. 25, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. Senior fullback Austin Baptista scored four of the five East Providence touchdowns

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Thunderbolts send East Providence High School to another Division I football loss

CRANSTON — Ill-timed mistakes and an explosive opponent doomed the East Providence High School football team in its most recent Division I foray as the Townies remained winless after suffering a 48-12 loss to host Cranston East Friday night, Oct. 11, at Cranston Stadium. The Thunderbolts never trailed following three first quarter scores. The hosts

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Barrington High badgers host East Providence in Division I football contest

EAST PROVIDENCE — James Murphy scored on the very first play from scrimmage for the visiting Barrington High School football team Friday night, Oct. 4, in its Division I outing against host East Providence, sending the Eagles off and running to a convincing 42-21 victory over the Townies at Pierce Memorial Stadium. Murphy broke off

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