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Kyron Lopes' touchdown accounted for the winning margin as LaSalle defeated East Providence on Thanksgiving Day.

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kyron Lopes’ five-yard touchdown run proved the difference in LaSalle Academy’s  24-21 win over East Providence in the 86th annual Thanksgiving Day game between the sides played Thursday, Nov. 27. On the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium the contest was one of the many great games played at there through the

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Thanksgiving Day football: LaSalle outlasts East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE —  LaSalle Academy outlasted East Providence, 24-21, to win the 86th edition of the teams’ Thanksgiving Day football classic Thursday, Nov. 27, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The Rams held a 17-14 lead at halftime courtesy of an Andrew Salzillo field goal, which barely made it over the crossbar. The Townies’ scores came on

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East Providence eyes ending LaSalle’s Thanksgiving Day run

EAST PROVIDENCE —  For the first time in the 86-year history of the LaSalle Academy and East Providence High School Thanksgiving Day football rivalry the holiday contest will be a non-league game. Adding to the story line, the Rams have won the last seven holiday meetings between the sides and with a win over Cranston

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Change comes to East Providence-LaSalle football rivalry

EAST PROVIDENCE — For the first time in the 86-year history of their tradition-rich rivalry, the East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football teams will meet in a regularly scheduled game not originally intended to be played on Thanksgiving Day. The Rhode Island Interscholastic League saw fit in the spring to change its scheduling

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It’s official, scheduling change greatly affects East Providence-LaSalle Thanksgiving game

PROVIDENCE — The tradition of the East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day, though still intact, will for the time being, at least, be fundamentally altered. The expected became official Thursday, Jan. 30, when the Rhode Island Interscholastic League issued a press release from the most recent Principals Committee on Athletics meeting held the previous

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East Providence, LaSalle Thanksgiving Day game could lose its luster under proposed changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — While not in any danger of going away entirely in the near term, there’s a real chance the traditional Thanksgiving Day gridiron rivalry between East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy will suffer greatly in significance if a plan forwarded by the state’s football coaches committee is implemented by the Rhode Island

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LaSalle laps East Providence once again during Thanksgiving Day football showdown

EAST PROVIDENCE —  The 85th meeting of Thanksgiving Day football rivals East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy followed a recent trend, the Rams winning for the seventh year in a row this time by a score of 30-6 Thursday morning, Nov. 28, at a wind swept and chilly Pierce Memorial Stadium. LaSalle, which hasn’t

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East Providence, LaSalle meet for 85th time on Thanksgiving Day

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy football rivalry reaches a noteworthy milestone in 2013 as the Townies and Rams square off on Thanksgiving Day for the 85th time Thursday morning, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. at Pierce Memorial Stadium. Unlike several of the teams’ most recent encounters, however, neither is assured of

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East Providence-LaSalle Thanksgiving Day football photo gallery

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football team renewed their Thanksgiving Day rivalry for the 84th time Thursday, Nov. 22, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The unbeaten Rams (8-0 in Division I) were victorious by the score of 34-0. The Townies finished their league season with a 1-7 record. The win

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