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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 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,

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,