STONINGTON — Boys and girls basketball in the ECC will be divided into two geographic regions and the season will start on Feb. 12, Stonington High athletic director Bryan Morrone said Tuesday.

PROVIDENCE — A desire to transition to the Rhode Island high school winter sports season from practices to games and meets has not lacked for a shortage of twists and turns.

Over the last few years, victories over VCU have been frequent and important for the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team.

The Rhode Island high school winter sports teams that began practicing Monday did so with an eye toward possibly competing in games upon completing the mandatory 10-day practice period.

Off a surprising loss to St. Bonaventure last weekend, preseason Atlantic-10 favorite Richmond didn’t let the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team spring the same kind of upset Wednesday night.

Antwan Walker pulled down an offensive rebound and went back up with it. His putback was off the mark, but teammate Malik Martin grabbed the miss. When his own follow got blocked, Martin scratched for another rebound. Walker then went to the floor to trigger a jump ball after a missed 3-poin…

PROVIDENCE — “First and foremost, I’ve been battling being a big guy my whole life,” Ed Cooley said, his words serving as a jumping-off point for those seeking to shed weight as part of their New Year’s resolutions.

After back-to-back days earlier this week when Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials met with superintendents, principals, athletic directors and coaches, the league stressed that all is not lost in the event that school districts opt to implement their own start date for winter spor…