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Kyron Lopes' touchdown accounted for the winning margin as LaSalle defeated East Providence on Thanksgiving Day.

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kyron Lopes’ five-yard touchdown run proved the difference in LaSalle Academy’s  24-21 win over East Providence in the 86th annual Thanksgiving Day game between the sides played Thursday, Nov. 27. On the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium the contest was one of the many great games played at there through the


Thanksgiving Day football: LaSalle outlasts East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE —  LaSalle Academy outlasted East Providence, 24-21, to win the 86th edition of the teams’ Thanksgiving Day football classic Thursday, Nov. 27, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The Rams held a 17-14 lead at halftime courtesy of an Andrew Salzillo field goal, which barely made it over the crossbar. The Townies’ scores came on

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East Providence eyes ending LaSalle’s Thanksgiving Day run

EAST PROVIDENCE —  For the first time in the 86-year history of the LaSalle Academy and East Providence High School Thanksgiving Day football rivalry the holiday contest will be a non-league game. Adding to the story line, the Rams have won the last seven holiday meetings between the sides and with a win over Cranston

LaSalle junior outside linebacker abnd city resident Tim Faria moves in on the Cranston-East QB.

City natives Pena, McLean help LaSalle reach Super Bowl

PROVIDENCE —  Nicholas Varrichione’s interception return for a touchdown proved to be the difference as unbeaten and top-seeded LaSalle Academy defeated fourth-seeded Cranston East, 14-7, in a Division I football playoff semifinal contest played Friday night, Nov. 21. The game was a thriller that came down to the last minutes. At a cold and blustery

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

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

East Providence senior Marina Ramos taps the ball over the net for a townies point during their home game against LaSalle on Wednesday night.
Photos by Rich Dionne

East Providence is sluggish in opening girls’ volleyball victory

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though not the crispest of openers in the mind of head coach Alex Butler, the East Providence High School girls’ volleyball team opened up its Division I-North regular season slate Wednesday night, Sept. 3, in city with a 3-0 whitewash of rival LaSalle. The Townies defeated the Rams by the scores of


City native Salisbury spurs LaSalle boys’ title; East Providence scores little in state indoor meet

PROVIDENCE — Two individual wins by city resident Jack Salisbury helped the LaSalle Academy boys capture the 2014 state indoor track and field team championship Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Providence Career & Tech Academy Field House. A sophomore, Salisbury claimed both the 1,000 and 1,500 meter titles, greatly aiding the Rams’ pursuit of their


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