UNCASVILLE — All it took for the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team to change the narrative of its season was a short trek out west to the Mohegan Sun Arena.
UNCASVILLE — The crowd at the Mohegan Sun Arena may have been firmly in favor of URI on Sunday, but boos rang down following the first half all the same. The crowd — so aggrieved by the 30 personal fouls that were called —let the officials hear it after the hour-plus first half ended with UR…
STONINGTON — Sophomore Sophia Bell scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Stonington High defeated Exeter-West Greenwich, 61-24, in a nonleague girls basketball game Saturday.
STONINGTON — Marquis Jackson scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Stonington High defeated Tourtellotte, 74-21, in an ECC out-of-division boys basketball game Saturday night.
COVENTRY — Rachel Federico scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Westerly Middle girls basketball team defeated Feinstein, 32-29, on Thursday.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Three technical fouls, an ejection and a buzzer beater made for a crazy atmosphere, especially for a mid-December game, on Friday night.
WESTERLY — Westerly High jumped on Portsmouth early and downed the Patriots, 77-53, in the Division II boys basketball opener for both teams Friday night.
PAWTUCKET — Division I St. Raphael opened a 20-point lead at the half and went on to defeat Westerly High, 57-23, in a nonleague girls basketball game Friday night.
DANIELSON, Conn. — Ian Spracklin scored 17 points and Bowen Baker finished with 13 as Wheeler High opened the boys basketball season with a nonleague win over Ellis Tech, 49-35, on Friday.
STONINGTON — Tori LoPresto scored 10 points and Aliza Bell added nine points and 12 rebounds as Stonington High topped NFA, 45-38, in an ECC out-of-division girls basketball game Thursday night.
WESTERLY — Rhys Johnstone and Madigan Hiltz won two events each as the Westerly High boys swim team opened the season with a win against Cranston East, 60-33, at the Ocean Community YMCA Wednesday night.
WESTERLY — Jenna Burke, Jessica Burke and Melanie Gomes each won two events as the Westerly High girls swim team opened the season with a win against Cranston East, 50-44, at the Ocean Community YMCA on Wednesday night.
LEDYARD — Ledyard scored 13 points in the fourth quarter and pulled away from Wheeler High, 32-25, in an ECC out-of-division girls basketball game Thursday night.
STONINGTON — After graduating 10 seniors from a boys soccer team that went 19-1-1 and reached the state quarterfinals, Stonington High was cautiously optimistic heading into the fall of 2018.
PROVIDENCE — Abby Cole and Elizabeth LaCroix finished first in two events as Chariho High opened the Dwyer Division indoor girls track season with a pair of wins Tuesday night at the Providence Career & Technical Academy.
PROVIDENCE — Westerly High finished first in three individual events and split a Bayha Division girls indoor track meet Tuesday night at the Providence Career & Technical Academy.
WESTERLY — Turnovers and missed free throws. Too many of one and it's awful tough to win a basketball game. Too many of both and ... well, it's impossible.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Dylan LaBelle scored 18 points and Levi King added 12 as Chariho High earned its first boys basketball win of the season, 64-55, against Toll Gate in a nonleague game Tuesday night.
GROTON — Miranda Arruda scored 23 points and Zoe Ribeiro finished with 14 as the Stonington High girls basketball team defeated Fitch, 56-28, in the ECC-Division II opener for both schools.
WESTERLY — Bereket Janat had 10 points and 21 rebounds as Westerly High bounced back from a season-opening loss with a 78-61 victory over Ponaganset on Monday night.
DANIELSON, Conn. — Savannah Galluci scored 16 points and the Wheeler High girls basketball team defeated Ellis Tech, 38-16, in the season opener for both teams Monday.
NORTH STONINGTON — Back in early September, first-year Wheeler High girls volleyball coach Jeff Cummings said his goals for the season were for the Lions to have a better record than in 2017 and to qualify for the state tournament.
NORTH KINGSTOWN — Seven Chariho High wrestlers finished first in their weight classes as the Chargers topped the field in the South County wrestling tournament Saturday.
WORCESTER, Mass. — David Cox is so experienced when it comes to the Princeton system that he could easily coach in it. His University of Rhode Island Rams don’t run a system very similar to the ball screen-happy Princeton offense, but Cox’s prep work paid off in Saturday’s 79-63 win over Hol…
WORCESTER, Mass. — One run gave the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team control, and the other allowed the Rams to finish when they lost their grip.
WESTERLY — Perhaps the best thing about the first game of the basketball season for players, coaches and officials is that it only happens once.
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth rolled past Chariho High, 62-25, in a nonleague girls basketball game Friday night, the season opener for both teams.
NORTH SCITUATE — Chariho High trailed by 12 points in the second half before taking the lead with six minutes to go, but the Chargers ultimately fell to Ponaganset, 76-70, in the season-opening boys basketball game for both teams Friday night.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High’s girls soccer team relied on center backs Tia Sardelli and Daria DiBiasio to make sure opponents did not get easy opportunities this season.
NARRAGANSETT — Rachel Federico scored with 1 seconds remaining as the Westerly Middle girls basketball team opened the season with a win against Narragansett, 19-17, on Thursday.