CHARLESTOWN — For some, the exposure to volleyball usually goes like this: In the summer at a family gathering someone puts up a net and everyone joins in to play. Getting it across the net becomes an adventure. Some play seriously; most do not.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — The University of Rhode Island picked up another player from the transfer market on Saturday as guard Allen Betrand announced his committment on Instagram.

Spring sports in Connecticut have been canceled after Gov. Ned Lamont ended in-person classes at all public schools for the remainder of the school year on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The New England Collegiate Baseball League — home of the Newport Gulls, Ocean State Waves and Mystic Schooners — announced Friday night that its 2020 season is canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was made in a video conference call of league board members and officials.

STONINGTON — Leslie Gomes doesn't hesitate when asked to compare this season to the others she has experienced during her 27 years as Stonington High's gymnastics coach.

WARWICK — So far, so good in the R.I. Interscholastic League’s quest to iron out an high school football realignment proposal, after the Principals’ Committee on Athletics earlier in the week cast a 9-6 vote to deny the initial recommendation.

Monday’s announcement concerning the continuation of distance learning through the month of April should be interpreted as a minor victory regarding the status of Rhode Island high school spring sports.

WESTERLY — Westerly High boys basketball coach Mike Gleason said senior Nick Lauzon was an easy choice to nominate for one of the scholarships awarded by the Rhode Island Basketball Coaches Association.

WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High's longtime wrestling coach, Scott Merritt, refers to the five All-State wrestlers on this year's team as the Fab Five.