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Members of the Concert Choir perform under the direction of Gael Berberick and featuring accompaniment by Kristine Langello. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth High band, chorus spread musical cheer (photos)

Portsmouth High band, chorus spread musical cheer (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Music Department concluded the second part of its Winter Celebration Concert Series Monday night with performances by the Vocal Ensemble, Concert Choir and Symphonic Band. The singers and musicians got the capacity crowd into the spirit of the season with performances of songs such as “Sleigh Ride,” “All I Want

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 — 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

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Report: Portsmouth school buildings need upgrades

PORTSMOUTH — The town’s high school needs more than $1 million in immediate repairs, according to a report a Providence architectural firm has submitted to the School Committee. Another $800,000 in “Priority 1” repairs — defined as those requiring immediate action — are needed at the town’s three other public schools, under recommendations put forth by RGB Architects

Patriots sophomore quarterback John Coyne runs upfield on a keeper during their game against Cranston West on Saturday. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth loses to physical Falcons, 23-7

PORTSMOUTH — This is one they’ll have to put behind them, fast. The Portsmouth High Patriots varsity football team was outmuscled by Cranston West Saturday in the annual Homecoming game Saturday, 23-7. The game didn’t have any real meaning for Portsmouth, which plays Bishop Hendricken in the Division-1 semifinals Friday night in Warwick, but it

George Wardwell (left) and Antonio Cercena, Vietnam veterans and members of American Legion Post 18, review photos they were taking during the ceremony. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth salutes its war veterans

PORTSMOUTH — Men and women who served in Vietnam are the most misunderstood veterans of any war, the keynote speaker at a Veterans Day ceremony told a capacity crowd inside the high school auditorium Tuesday. Mackubin Thomas Owens, a Marine infantry veteran of Vietnam, said too many people assume that most of the military personnel who

Caroline Platt, Ailish Cafferty, Mackenzie Brow, Nicole Eggeman and Isabel Hamilton (from left) celebrate the end of the third game against Johnston High School, which was won by the Patriots. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth girls fall in state volleyball championship

PORTSMOUTH — Nicole Eggeman said when she and her teammates entered Keaney Gymnasium at the University of Rhode Island Sunday morning, they took a long look around the cavernous building. “When we walked into this gym, everyone was just standing in awe,” said Ms. Eggeman, a junior and co-captain of the Portsmouth High School varsity girls’

The lady Patriots mob the field after Natalie Yaw’s decisive penalty kick beat the La Salle goalkeeper. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth wins Division-1 state soccer title

PORTSMOUTH — In the previous two years, the lady Patriots’ were bounced from the state soccer playoffs on penalty kicks after double overtime. “It’s a lousy way to lose, but unfortunately that’s the way they determine the winner,” said Jim Blaess, head coach of the Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ soccer team. “But I said to