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.
WESTERLY — Aaron Tallardy says if he knew this was going to happen he might have taken a different perspective on the conclusion of the indoor track season.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — What Levi King did this season for the Chariho High boys basketball team rates with just about any season turned in by a Charger.
PROVIDENCE — The newest member of the Providence College basketball program ranked third in the nation in offensive rebounding percentage (18.1%) this past season, according to KenPom.com.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High's Kate Powers and Spencer Shiels could not be more different in what they provide for the school's girls basketball team.
Shortage of scenarios? When it comes to the still-to-be-determined status of high school spring sports, it’s best to plan and plan some more.
WESTERLY — Westerly High put together another strong boys basketball season this winter and it showed in the postseason selections.
For three local college freshmen, their first season of NCAA Division I baseball will be one they will never forget.
STONINGTON — Scoring has never been an issue for Stonington High's Zach Scott, but first-year boys basketball coach Jay Wosencroft knew he would need more from him than points this season.
STONINGTON — After a Wednesday morning meeting, athletic officials in Connecticut decided it would be premature to cancel the high school spring sports season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Zoe Ribeiro, a senior on the Stonington High girls basketball team, scored a career-high 32 points in the Bears' Class M state tournament victory over Morgan on March 5.
PROVIDENCE — The games have come to a screeching halt, though don’t think for a second that Bob Driscoll’s days are now wide open.
NORTH STONINGTON — Wheeler High boys basketball coach Neal Cobleigh describes Ian Spracklin as "a typical Wheeler kid — he's well versed in everything."
WESTERLY — Megan Albamonti was walking to the Delaware Field House at the University of Delaware on Friday when she got the news via email.
STONINGTON — For those that followed Miranda Arruda during her three-sport career at Stonington High, the path she took to become a member of the Division I Seton Hall softball team is not a shock.
STONINGTON — Zoe Ribeiro's role on the Stonington High girls basketball season changed significantly this season.
Spring sports practices for the four local high schools will be on hold as Rhode Island and Connecticut continue to deal with the coronavirus threat.
NEWINGTON — The Eastern Connecticut Eagles lost to Westhersfield-Manchester-Rocky Hill-Plainfield, 5-0, in the first round of the Division II state hockey tournament Monday night at the Newington Ice Arena.
WESTERLY — Donovan McLean scored 22 points as PMW Marine/Game Time Elite edged Malted Barley, 70-69, in the Ocean Community YMCA 18-Plus Men's Basketball League on March 1.
WESTERLY — Throughout a special ride to 18 wins this season, the Westerly High boys basketball team could've been considered a "Little Engine That Could."
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Spencer Shiels is likely the only player on the Chariho High girls basketball team who could have made the play that gave her the 1,000th point of her career.
Renowned retired Providence Journal sports columnist Bill Reynolds will be a guest on the "Sal, Fed, Andrew and the Doc WBLQ Sports Report" on Saturday at 8:07 a.m. The topic of discussion will be the cancellation of sporting events due to the coronavirus threat. WBLQ broadcasts on 1230 AM a…
WESTERLY — Westerly High's boys basketball state tournament game with Cranston West on Thursday at Federico Gym will be a ticketed-only event with just 250 attendees due to the coronavirus threat.
Three Chariho High wrestlers — Kyle Merritt, James Dougherty and Nate Marchione — won titles at the state championship meet on March 1.
PROVIDENCE — When crunching the numbers that A.J. Reeves has compiled during his first two seasons in a Friars uniform, a few stone-cold truths stand out.
NORTH STONINGTON — Wheeler High athletic director Ellen Turner spent some time Tuesday morning working out the travel logistics for Wednesday's Division V state tournament game in Bridgeport for the boys basketball team.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High had all the answers it needed Tuesday night against Division III Woonsocket in the preliminary round of the girls state basketball tournament.
NORTH STONINGTON — Sam Taylor hasn't had many opportunities to be the go-to guy for the Wheeler High boys basketball team.
STORRS, Conn. — Stonington High was in pretty good shape at halftime of Monday’s Division III boys basketball state tournament game with E.O. Smith.
WATERBURY, Conn. — Holy Cross built an 11-point first-quarter lead and went on to defeat the Stonington High girls basketball team, 64-54, in a Class M state quarterfinal on Monday.
WESTERLY — Westerly High will host Cranston West in the Sweet 16 of the boys basketball state tournament on Thursday at 6 p.m.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High will host Woonsocket in a preliminary-round game of the girls basketball state tournament on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
METHUEN, Mass. — Chariho High's Kyle Merritt advanced to the semifinals of the 145-pound weight class at the New England wrestling championships with a pair of wins on Saturday.
AMHERST, Mass. — Nothing has come easy for the URI men’s basketball team over the past week. Their 64-63 win over UMass on Saturday was no exception.
NEW MILFORD, Conn. — Stonington High's Hanna Laskey qualified for the New England championship after a sixth-place finish in the vault at the State Open gymnastics meet Saturday.
CLINTON, Conn. — When the hottest topic in the postgame debate is where to go for ice cream, you can rest assured it's been a good night of playoff basketball for your team.
Stonington High’s Tyler Fidrych and Rhys Hammond signed paperwork during a ceremony in the school’s gym on Friday witnessed by parents, family members, teammates and coaches. Fidrych is headed to the University of Connecticut to play soccer. Hammond is going to Cornell to run track.
Bella Santos, a Chariho High sophomore, placed 12th at the state individual gymnastics championships to qualify for the New England meet.
STONINGTON — The Stonington High boys basketball team is the 18th seed and will visit Storrs for a meeting with No. 15 E.O. Smith on Monday in the first round of the Division III state tournament. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
NORTH STONINGTON — Wheeler High will host O'Brien Tech of Ansonia in the first round of the Division V state boys basketball tournament on Monday at 6:30 p.m.
PROVIDENCE — The Providence College men's basketball team that made plenty of headway during the month of February was present and accounted for during Wednesday night’s game against Xavier.
KINGSTON — One explosive run doomed the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team the first time it played the powerhouse Dayton Flyers.
CROMWELL, Conn. — The Suffield/Granby/Windsor co-op team spoiled Eastern Connecticut's bid for a third straight Nutmeg Conference title, beating the Eagles, 3-2, at Champions Skating Center on Tuesday night.
WESTERLY — Donovan McLean scored 40 points, including eight 3-pointers, as PMW Marine/Game Time Elite beat G&S Auto/Costa Estate Management, 94-58, in the Ocean Community YMCA 18-Plus Men's Basketball League on Sunday.