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Lily McCarthy, Ella Blackburn, Tyler Pimentel, Lily Rodrigues and Kyle Boudreau (from left) celebrate the Patriots’ unified volleyball victory over Barrington High School last week. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth tromps Barrington in unified volleyball

Portsmouth tromps Barrington in unified volleyball

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School unified volleyball team shut out Barrington at home Oct. 1. The scores were PHS 25, Barrington 20; PHS 25, Barrington 17; and PHS 25, Barrington 16. The PHS team plays in the Eastern league and has a 1-2 record after three games. It lost its first two matches against Central

Portsmouth High School unified basketball team celebrates its Division IV state championship win over Chariho High School Saturday.

Portsmouth unified team wins state championship

PORTSMOUTH — For the key to the Portsmouth Patriots unified basketball team’s state championship win on Saturday, you have to go back to the previous game. “The game that got us to the playoffs was the nail-biter against Warwick Vets on Thursday in Portsmouth,” said Nancy Fitzgerald, one of the team’s coaches. “We ended up going

Martha Costa and her 10-year-old son, Nicholas, cheer on the PHS unified volleyball team during its home game against Cumberland High School Wednesday. The sign is an image of Ms. Costa's son Ryan, a member of the team. Co-coach Nancy Fitzgerald made the "big heads" for all the parents of players.

Portsmouth’s unified volleyball team undefeated

PORTSMOUTH — Ask Ryan Costa what he likes better — volleyball or basketball — and he responds like a true diplomat. “Both,” said Ryan, right after his Portsmouth High School unified volleyball team defeated Cumberland Wednesday. Ryan is also a member of the unified basketball team, which starts play in March. “I think this team’s good. We’re

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

Portsmouth basketball program unifies athletes with and without disabilities

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