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East Providence resident Jace Pena is in his second year as LaSalle's starting quarterback.

LaSalle football team features key East Providence contributors

LaSalle football team features key East Providence contributors

EAST PROVIDENCE — When the East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football teams partake in their first-ever non-Thanksgiving Day regular season meeting Friday night, Oct. 10, at 7 o’clock at Pierce Stadium, the Rams will come to town with a very local flavor. LaSalle features eight East Providence residents among its core players, including

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Change comes to East Providence-LaSalle football rivalry

EAST PROVIDENCE — For the first time in the 86-year history of their tradition-rich rivalry, the East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football teams will meet in a regularly scheduled game not originally intended to be played on Thanksgiving Day. The Rhode Island Interscholastic League saw fit in the spring to change its scheduling

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Portsmouth holds off East Providence in high school football thriller

EAST PROVIDENCE —  The East Providence Townies and Portsmouth Patriots faced off in a thriller Friday night at Pierce Memorial Stadium, a Division I football game that wasn’t decided in the visiting Pats’ favor, 20-14, until the last second. The Townies made well-timed plays in the first half which kept the game close. However, Portsmouth

Jay Monteiro is the new head football coach at East Providence High School.

East Providence High football begins anew under Monteiro

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Jay Monteiro Era officially began last week as the East Providence High School football team opened up its Division I regular season with ahard-fought 34-14 loss to Bishop Hendricken. Coach Monteiro takes over the reins of the program after John “Sandy” Gorham resigned the post following an extremely successful two-decade run.

Lineman Dajon Pereira celebrates with Trystan Casey after the latter scored the first E.P. touchdown Friday night.

East Providence High football opens season with a victory

PROVIDENCE — Off and running early, the East Providence High School football team needed to fend off host Mt. Pleasant late as the Townies opened up their 2014 regular season with a 40-24 non-league victory over the Kilties Friday night, Sept. 12, at Conley Stadium. The Townies, of Division I, never trailed against the Kilties,

Alum, former coach and current teacher Jay Monteiro was approved as the new head football coach at East Providence High School, June 10.

Monteiro is formally approved as new East Providence High football coach

EAST PROVIDENCE — Jay Monteiro was formally approved as the new head football coach at East Providence High School by the School Committee at its meeting Tuesday night, June 10, in the City Hall Chamber. Mr. Monteiro, the candidate submitted for consideration by Superintendent Kim Mercer following a round of interviews by a search committee

Alum, former coach and current teacher Jay Monteiro was approved as the new head football coach at East Providence High School, June 10.

Monteiro is choice to be new East Providence High School football coach

EAST PROVIDENCE — Jay Monteiro is the choice to replace Sandy Gorham as the new head football coach at East Providence High School, The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com was first to confirm through multiple sources Friday morning, June 6. Mr. Monteiro was one of a handful candidates to be interviewed for the position by

Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.: Sandy Gorham has officially resigned as EPHS football coach, ending his two-decade long tenure on the Townie sideline.

Gorham reflects on East Providence High football coaching career

EAST PROVIDENCE — This time, it’s really happening. East Providence High School head football coach Sandy Gorham has pondered the thought of giving up the reins of the Townies a couple of times in the recent past, even actually pulling the trigger on the decision once before only to change his mind. But when he

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Candidates emerge after Gorham resigns as East Providence High football coach

EAST PROVIDENCE — Having tinkered with the notion at a couple of different moments in recent years, legendary East Providence High School football coach John “Sandy” Gorham has, officially this time, resigned from the position. Mr. Gorham formally submitted his resignation papers to system athletic director Bob Duarte and EPHS administrators in the last few

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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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