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Jillian Lunney takes aim at the hoop during last year’s Knights of Columbus free throw contest. The 11-year-old ended up being the overall winner for the girls. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Youth free throw contest in Portsmouth on Saturday

Youth free throw contest in Portsmouth on Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2015 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The contest will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Bradley School gym (behind St. Anthony’s Church), at 2836 East Main Road, Portsmouth. Grand

Jillian Lunney, 11, was the overall winner for the girls. She won a basketball signed by the URI women’s basketball team.

Good shooting, sportsmanship on display at free throw contest

PORTSMOUTH — Alex Soler certainly had enough signed basketballs to spare, but that didn’t detract from his classy move on Saturday. The 14-year-old, for the third year in a row, was crowned the overall boys’ winner in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at the Bradley School gym behind St. Anthony’s Church. Showing impeccable form from

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Holiday toy drives, dinner honor deceased city resident Silva

EAST PROVIDENCE — Children’s Friend, a leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children, has launched its annual Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive in memory of noted East Providence resident Joseph Silva, who passed away earlier this year. Thanks to Mr. Silva’s leadership, thousands of books, toys, clothing,