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Junior running back Ryan MacDonald streaks to the end zone for a score in the second half. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth Patriots lose in D-1 semis, 32-21

Portsmouth Patriots lose in D-1 semis, 32-21

PORTSMOUTH — Once again, the Portsmouth Patriots’ playoff run has ended at the hands of Bishop Hendricken. The Patriots fell in the Division-1 semifinals at the Hawks’ home field in Warwick Friday night, 32-21. Head coach Ryan Moniz, however, told his players after the game that he was proud of how hard they fought, even when

The crowd loved the "oompa loompas" during the PHS Marching Band's halftime show Friday night. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth band, cheerleaders show spirit (gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Marching Band, color guard and cheerleaders came out in full force to support the school’s varsity football team compete in its first league contest this season against Cranston East Friday night. (Portsmouth won, 29-25.) The band’s “Willy Wonka”-themed halftime show featured many elementary school children, who got a big

Photos by Rich Dionne
Head coach Ryan Moniz consoles senior linebacker William Ryan after the game.

Patriots’ fine season comes to an end at hands of Hendricken

PORTSMOUTH — Coach Ryan Moniz gathered his players into a circle for one final huddle at Bishop Hendricken’s field Tuesday night. In front of him was the scoreboard, which read 36-15 in favor of the Hawks in the Division 1 playoff match-up. The Patriots’ season was over. “Right now is the worst feeling you can


Meet the first Portsmouth High School mascot!

PORTSMOUTH — Sporting the colors — what else? — red, white and blue, Portsmouth High School’s first-ever mascot was unveiled to the entire student body with great fanfare Friday afternoon. The seven-foot-tall Portsmouth Patriot ran out into the gym during a festive pep rally, bumping fists with students and faculty members who cheered him on.


Attorney General cautions football fans about counterfeit tickets

PROVIDENCE — With the AFC Divisional Championships this weekend and the Super Bowl just around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Patriots fans of possible ticket scams.   “With the divisional championship taking place on home turf, these are the hottest tickets in town right now,” said Attorney General Kilmartin. “The chance

Photos by Richard W Dionne Jr
Barrington Eagles Mighty Mites Gold running back William Loew is up ended by Portsmouth's Ben Hurd during the first half of their game on Saturday.

Barrington Junior Pee Wees roll over Portsmouth, 32-8

The Dick’s Sporting Goods Junior Pee Wees extended their streak to three straight victories on Saturday, Sept. 22, defeating the Portsmouth Patriots, 32-8. The win brings the Eagles’ record to 3-1. Barrington dominated on both sides of the ball, scoring five touchdowns and stopping the Patriots attack in the backfield throughout the game. The scoring