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Letter: Why no U.S. flag at Portsmouth parade?

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor  /  No Comments

To the editor: I watched Portsmouth High’s pre-football game Homecoming parade this past Saturday and was upset that there was no U.S. flag on display anywhere in the parade. I’m accustomed to seeing a U.S. flag at or near the head of parades that are presented by units of the U.S. government. What kind of […]

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Portsmouth dominates in Homecoming match-up (with gallery)

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

PHS quarterback Matt Sewall scampers around Michael Foley of Cranston West during one of his many rushes for positive yards.

PORTSMOUTH — The varsity football team may be 2-0 in Division 1 following an impressive win over Cranston West Saturday, but it’s got a lot of work to do, according to coach Ryan Moniz. “We had a little bit of a letdown this week during practice, and it clearly needs to get better,” said Mr. Moniz […]

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Scenes from Portsmouth’s Homecoming (gallery)

By   /  September 29, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Portsmouth High School’s Homecoming queen and king Phyllis Morral and Ben Harper wave to the crowd during Saturday morning’ parade, while PHS mascot “Big Red” marches behind.

PORTSMOUTH — The high school’s 50th anniversary Homecoming celebration was played out under sunny skies Saturday. The day began with the third annual golf ball drop fund-raiser held by The Portsmouth Gridiron Club. A helicopter dropped hundreds of balls — residents purchased them for $15 each — onto the football field. The top three whose golf balls were […]

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