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Photo by Rich Dionne: Keith Grant delivers a pitch for the Townies during their Game 1 win over Central, June 8, in the Division II playoff semifinals.

East Providence sweeps Central out of Division II baseball semis

East Providence sweeps Central out of Division II baseball semis

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School baseball team bashed its way to the Division II championship series final over the last two days, sweeping Central in the sides’ semifinal playoff series played June 8 and 9 at Pierce Field in city. The top-seeded Townies won both games via the 10-Run Rule, taking the

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East Providence hosts Central in Division II baseball semifinal opener

EAST PROVIDENCE — It took a few extra days, but the East Providence High School baseball team finally found out its opponent in a best-of-three Division II playoff semifinals series. The top-seeded Townies will face a familiar foe in the final four after 14th-seeded Central completed its upset run to the Pod III regional title

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East Providence High baseball nine wins Division II regional, advances to semifinals

EAST PROVIDENCE — Halted a year ago at the same point, the top-seeded East Providence High School baseball team advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 Division II championship tournament by virtue of its 3-2 victory over visiting and ninth-seeded Narragansett Wednesday afternoon, June 4, at Pierce Field. The win capped a three-game sweep by


East Providence High advances to Division II baseball group final

EAST PROVIDENCE — Top-seeded East Providence High School will square off against Narragansett in the final round of the Division II baseball Pod I regional Wednesday afternoon, June 4, at Pierce Field. First pitch is scheduled for 4 o’clock. The Townies enter the contest unbeaten in pod play after having dispatched Tiverton and the same

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Jasiah Hatch agrees with the umpire after sliding into a close play at home plate and scoring the Townies first run in the first inning of their playoff game against Tiverton at Pierce Field on Thursday.

East Providence High squads drop two of three Thursday playoff outings

EAST PROVIDENCE — Three home playoff games Thursday, May 29, for East Providence High School spring sports teams ended with the Townies going a combined 1-and-2 for the day. The Townies were winners in baseball, but dropped outings in fast-pitch softball and boys’ volleyball. Baseball The EPHS baseball nine, the top-seed in the Division II

Keith Grant allowed just two hits in the Townies' 13-0 playoff shutout of Narragansett.

East Providence High teams open spring playoffs

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence High School sends three of its spring teams into championship tournaments beginning this week, the Townies being represented by their softball, baseball and boys’ volleyball clubs. The EPHS softball team enters the Division I state championship tournament as the fourth seed. The Townies, LaSalle and Cumberland each finished in a


Barrington High upsets top-seeded Bay View in the Division I girls’ hoops semifinals

PROVIDENCE — A year after reaching the finals, the Barrington High School girls’ basketball team will once again play for the Division I state championship after the Eagles upset No. 1-seeded and previously league unbeaten Bay View, 43-42, Tuesday night, March 18, in the second of two semifinal playoff games held at Rhode Island College’s


East Providence High hockey club sweeps its way into Division III finals

WOONSOCKET — The East Providence High School hockey team made quick work of its best-of-three Division III semifinal round playoff series, sweeping defending league champ West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwich following a 3-2 victory over the Wizards Saturday night, March 15, at Mount St. Charles’ Adelard Arena. Jared Estrella, who netted the game-winning goal in double overtime


East Providence High sextet wins semifinal series opener

WEST WARWICK — Jared Estrella’s goal mid-way through the second overtime session lifted the East Providence High School hockey club past host West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwich, 4-3, in Game 1 of the teams’ Division III playoff semifinal series Friday night, March 14, at the Ben Mageira Rink. Estrella’s game-winning tally, assisted by Kyle Marquis, came with


Bay View, Barrington High girls’ cagers win Division I quarterfinal hoop games

PROVIDENCE — Seeding held form on the top side of the Division I girls’ basketball state championship tournament bracket Friday night, March 14, at Rhode Island College’s Walsh Gym as No. 1 Bay View and No. 4 Barrington High School won their respective quarterfinal round games. Unbeaten at 18-0 during the regular season, Bay View