WESTERLY — Temperatures surpassed 50 degrees Friday, giving a hint of March in the dead of winter. Inside Federico Gym, Westerly High and Shea served up a treat of March-style tournament basketball.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Levi King scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Chariho High held off Wheeler School, 49-46, in a Division II boys basketball game Friday.
PLAINFIELD — Stonington High limited Plainfield to four points in the fourth quarter and beat the Panthers, 50-40, in an ECC out-of-division boys basketball game Friday night.
NARRAGANSETT — Mackenzie Fusaro made three 3-pointers and scored 11 points as the Westerly High girls basketball team topped Narragansett, 44-18, in a Division II game Friday afternoon.
NORTH STONINGTON — Ian Spracklin scored 24 points, Scott Pion had 16 and Wheeler High downed Grasso Tech, 63-35, in a nonleague boys basketball game Friday night.
NEW LONDON — New London used a fourth-quarter surge to pull away from Stonington High, 61-50, in an ECC out-of-division girls basketball game Friday.
PROVIDENCE — Westerly High won five events and picked up three Southern Division wins during a boys indoor track meet at the Providence Career & Technical Academy on Thursday.
PROVIDENCE — Perry Sabourin and Joe Golas each won events as the Chariho High boys indoor track meet split a Southern Division meet Thursday night at the Providence Career & Technical Academy.
WESTERLY — Mike Murdock made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points as Grey Sail defeated McBride Real Estate, 66-53, in the Ocean Community YMCA Slo-Break Basketball League on Wednesday.
WESTERLY — Cumberland took the lead in the second half and held off Westerly High, 40-38, in a Division II girls basketball game Thursday night.
WOONSOCKET — Chariho High's Spencer Shiels and Kate Powers were too much for Mount St. Charles to handle and the Chargers rolled to a 74-28 Division II girls basketball win Thursday night.
CRANSTON — Jenna Burke, Jessica Burke, Melanie Gomes and London Armitage each won two races as the Westerly High girls swim team defeated Cranston East, 56-38, in a Stoyko Division meet Thursday.
WESTERLY — Brian Garcia and Adam Gomez won two bouts each with pins, but Westerly High dropped three Division II matches Thursday night.
CRANSTON — Westerly High won just four individual races and fell to unbeaten Cranston East, 54-40, in a Stoyko Division boys swim meet Thursday.
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. — Windham limited Wheeler High to 11 points in the second half and downed the Lions, 47-30, in an ECC out-of-division girls basketball game Thursday night.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Ben Gorman scored 14 points and Romello Hamelin had 12 as Westerly Middle remained undefeated with a 55-45 boys basketball win over Chariho on Thursday.
BURRILLVILLE — Burrillville scored 41 points in the second half and topped Chariho High, 61-51, in a Division II boys basketball game Wednesday night.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown was released on bail Friday after a night in a Florida jail, where he turned himself in to face charges that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The driver in the crash that resulted in the death of a Massachusetts college student turned left into oncoming traffic before the fatal collision, witnesses said.
Chariho High's Kate Powers, a senior, scored the 1,000th point of her career with 2.5 seconds remaining in a win against Cranston East.
PROVIDENCE — Chas Morgan scored 19 points and Patrick Murphy had 15 as Westerly High defeated Moses Brown, 61-46, in a Division II boys basketball game Wednesday night.
STONINGTON — Dorian White, Ayden Morrison and Nate Cyr scored 14 points each as Stonington High downed Griswold, 71-34, in an ECC out-of-division boys basketball game Wednesday night.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — The Duquesne Dukes got off to a 15-2 start this season by being deeper and more all-around talented than their opponents. The University of Rhode Island Rams found a way to overwhelm the balance of the Dukes on Wednesday, electrifying the Ryan Center crowd in a 77-55 win.
BRISTOL — Two local swimmers won races at the Read/Watmough Invitational swim meet on Sunday at Rogers Williams University.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The latest chapter in the UConn-Tennessee rivalry was different for Geno Auriemma. Pat Summitt was no longer on the sideline for the Lady Vols.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his sixth straight double-double, five players scored in double figures and Sacred Heart dispatched Central Connecticut 82-54 Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are still hoping to have a manager in place by spring training, but chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said Thursday it's possible they won't hire someone before pitchers and catchers report Feb. 12.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Quinnipiac hockey coach Rand Pecknold had heard talk about creating a Connecticut version of Boston's Beanpot college hockey tournament for about 15 years.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Santino Ferrucci has been promoted into the seat vacated by four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais for the upcoming IndyCar season.
Sponsored by Antonino Auto Group: This school year The Westerly Sun will be selecting a high school Athlete of the Week. Voting closes on Monday and the selection will be announced on Thursday. The nominees for the week ending Jan. 18 are:
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Spencer Shiels turned in a triple-double, Kate Powers had a double-double and Chariho High topped Middletown, 61-28, in a Division II girls basketball game Tuesday night.
LEBANON, Conn. — Wheeler High limited Lyman Memorial to just six points in the second half and downed the Bulldogs, 39-16, in an ECC Division IV girls basketball game Tuesday night.