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Portsmouth nips Huskies in unified basketball

By   /  April 15, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Mt. Hope Huskies unified basketball team lost to Portsmouth High School last Wednesday at Portsmouth, losing to their rivals, 32-26. “It was another well-played game,” Mt. Hope coach Tom Fullen said. “Very close and nip and tuck the whole game.” It was a heartbreak loss for the Huskies, who struggled to make a basket […]

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Mt. Hope’s unified rules the court, 51-16, against Tiverton

By   /  March 27, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Huskies forward Randy Pullen shoots a jumper.

The Mt. Hope High School unified basketball team defeated rival Tiverton High School last Wednesday, 51-16. Mt. Hope coach Tom Fullen attributed the win to Tiverton’s unfortunate “cold shooting hand” while Mt. Hope, it seemed “just could not miss.” “Partners on both teams played very well in passing to their fellow athletes and helping on […]

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Portsmouth basketball program unifies athletes with and without disabilities

By   /  March 25, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Ryan Costa drives to the hoop for two points against Middletown last week.

PORTSMOUTH — Danny Marshall won’t be denied. During a basketball game against Middletown last week, he grabs a defensive rebound and runs the length of the court, deftly dribbling past defenders. Finding himself blocked from driving to the hoop, however, he stops for an 18-foot jump shot. Swish. As it turns out, Danny is just […]

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