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Portsmouth teen sailors compete in national regatta

By   /  November 6, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Hugh MacGillivray of Portsmouth Abbey brings his Laser back to the dock.

PORTSMOUTH — Two local students competed over the weekend in the National High School Single-Handed Championships (the Cressy Trophy), hosted by Sail Newport. Hugh MacGillivray, a senior at the Portsmouth Abbey, and Tyler Fleig, a junior from Portsmouth High School, sailed in the Laser Full division. The both qualified for the event based on their strong […]

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Portsmouth Abbey selects new headmaster

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Daniel McDonough, the new headmaster of Portsmouth Abbey School.

PORTSMOUTH — The Board of Regents of Portsmouth Abbey School Monday announced the appointment of Daniel McDonough as headmaster. Mr. McDonough has served as acting headmaster since the retirement of Dr. James DeVecchi in June. He joined the Portsmouth Abbey community in 1984 and has since served the School in numerous capacities, including associate headmaster, dean […]

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Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt leads clinic in Portsmouth

By   /  August 22, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Mike Schmidt helps Colin Martin with his grip during the free clinic Thursday at Portsmouth Abbey. Mr. Schmidt lives at the Newport Beach Club, which is part of the Carnegie Abbey Complex.

PORTSMOUTH — The man with the white hair and Carnegie Abbey cap and golf shirt knew he could impart plenty of baseball wisdom to the three dozen or so kids from the Newport County Boys and Girls Club who showed up at a free clinic Thursday. He just wasn’t sure if they’d know who he was. If […]

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Portsmouth car show raises thousands for charity

By   /  June 19, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Brendan Martin of Little Compton with his 1963 Cadillac ambulance, the runner-up in the special interest class. Mr. Martin is a member of the Portsmouth Fire Department, which uses somewhat more modern rescue vehicles.

PORTSMOUTH — He may not have won, but many car-lovers who turned out for the 57th annual Newport Motor Car Festival Sunday said Brendan Martin’s green ambulance was their favorite set of wheels overall. The eye-catching 1963 Cadillac ambulance, which Mr. Martin has owned for four years, was the runner-up in the special interest class at […]

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Portsmouth Abbey sailing team takes 4th at nationals

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Portsmouth Abbey sailors at the ISSA Team Race Nationals in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla. In the back row (from left) are Michael Madigan '13, Frank Loughran '15, Andrew Sheerin '15, Graham Kilvert '15 (Barrington) and Hugh MacGillivray '14 (Portsmouth). In the front row (from left) are Peter Barlow '13 (Warren), Abby Byrne '14, Bailey Carter ’15 and Derek Poon Tip '15.

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Abbey’s sailing team finished fourth at last weekend’s Interscholastic Sailing Association’s (ISSA) Team Race Nationals, held in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla., marking the best finish ever for a Ravens team in any sport. The Abbey sailors competed in 420s over two days against 11 of the top high school teams from around the […]

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Portsmouth Abbey graduates 91 students from Class of ’13

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Portsmouth Abbey graduates celebrate during commencement exercises Sunday.

PORTSMOUTH — During commencement exercises Sunday, Portsmouth Abbey grads were told to put aside for a moment the intellectual pursuit that teaches them to listen with their minds. “Instead, I ask you to ponder, to wonder: What does it mean to listen to the ear of the heart?” said The Rev. Dr. Timothy P. Flanigan, […]

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Portsmouth Abbey sailors capture New Englands

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Portsmouth Abbey Ravens with the Mark Trophy after winning the New England Team Racing Championships Sunday. Portsmouth residents are James Lansing (far left, in hat), Hugh MacGillivray (fifth from left, in red shirt) and Sean Morrissey (third from right).

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Abbey’s sailing team won the New England Schools Sailing Association’s (NESSA) Team Racing Championships over the weekend, bringing home the Fritz Mark Trophy for the first time in the 39-year history of the event. The competition was held at the Hyannis Yacht Club in Massachusetts. The Ravens faced off against teams from seven […]

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Portsmouth Abbey boys win EIL baseball championship

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Portsmouth Abbey team celebrates its win Saturday.

PORTSMOUTH — The No. 3 seeded Portsmouth Abbey varsity baseball team avenged earlier losses this season to No. 2 Bancroft and No. 1 Berwick to win the 2013 Eastern Independent League (EIL) Championship, held at Pingree School in South Hamilton, Mass. on Saturday. The Ravens defeated Bancroft, 13-3, in the semifinal, pounding out 15 hits […]

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Portsmouth family near marathon finish line escapes injury

By   /  April 17, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Jay Bragan's family were sitting near the Boston Marathon finish line, but escaped injury.

PORTSMOUTH — Jay Bragan and his family were waiting in VIP seats to watch his brother cross the Boston Marathon finish line Monday. Instead, they found themselves in the middle of chaos and confusion that unfolded after two explosions went off. Mr. Bragan, head of performing arts at Portsmouth Abbey, came to watch his brother […]

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Barrington boy sails to second place at championships

By   /  November 8, 2012  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington's Graham Kilvert displays his trophy after the recent second-place finish.

Portsmouth Abbey School’s Graham Kilvert sailed his way to a second-place finish in the Radial division of the recently held New England Singlehanded Championships, which took place at the Wickford Yacht Club. Kilvert, a sophomore from Barrington, and the 20 other laser sailors in the Radial division tackled blustery conditions on Narragansett Bay, racing in […]

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