Learning a new position. A broken left ankle.
WESTERLY — Westerly High senior football players Mike Garafola and Connor Martin were looking forward to this year's Thanksgiving Day game for very special reasons.
Fall sports for Rhode Island high schools will begin Oct. 2, nearly a month after its scheduled start this season, according to a plan unveiled by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League on Wednesday.
NORTH PROVIDENCE — The Rhody Wave Runners earned three wins before losing in the semifinals of the North Providence 12U Velocity Tournament last weekend.
SEEKONK, Mass. — Stephen Maynard struck out 12 and allowed just one run as the Shoreline Surfers baseball team swept a doubleheader against KR Express last Saturday.
STONINGTON — For the first time in almost a century, Westerly High and Stonington High will not play each other in a football game scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, another victim to the coronavirus pandemic.
HARTFORD (AP) — The governing body of high school sports in Connecticut publicly released its plans for restarting interscholastic sports this fall, proposing a shortened season that officials said will be “fluid” based on changing COVID-19 health metrics.
WESTERLY — Manny Arriaga hit a walk-off, three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh lifting Blackout/Amigo's past Apice/Shoreline, 15-13, in the Westerly Men's Softball League Wednesday at Craig Field.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — John Pellegrino was a big believer in the old baseball adage of pitching to contact Wednesday in a Connie Mack game against East Greenwich at Old Mountain Field.
WESTERLY — Dylan Serra hit a two-run double and Ryan Calouro finished 3 for 3 as Hoof's Restaurant remained unbeaten with a 7-3 win over C.C. O'Brien's on Tuesday in the Westerly Men's Softball League.
PAWTUCKET — Major League Baseball’s first significant COVID-19 outbreak of the 2020 season isn’t lost on those at McCoy Stadium — members of the Red Sox taxi squad.
PROVIDENCE — College basketball’s omnipresent transfer market has proved to be a vital source for the Providence Friars to “stay old” — a belief that coach Ed Cooley has sworn by in his desire to build rosters that aren’t overly reliant on youthful inexperience.
WESTERLY — Stephen Maynard struck out 10 and allowed just one hit as the Shoreline Surfers, Westerly's 10U AAU baseball team, swept a doubleheader at Cimalore Field on Sunday.
WESTERLY — Unbeaten EZ Midway Liquors pushed across a run in the eighth inning and defeated C.C. O'Brien's, 12-11, in the Westerly Men's Softball League at Craig Field on Sunday.
Jamison Magowan had been a starter at every level of soccer growing up, from his time in Stonington's youth program to club teams to high school.
WESTERLY — Chuck Innes and John Naylor drove in six runs each as Blackout/Amigo's defeated Clydesdale Tavern, 28-16, in the Westerly Men's Softball League Thursday night.
RICHMOND — Lionel Pepin shot an 82 to take low gross honors in the Flight A at the weekly South Eastern New England Senior Golf Association event at Meadowbrook Golf Club Monday.
WEST WARWICK — Justin Giles doubled and drove in four runs as the Chariho Connie Mack baseball team defeated West Warwick, 14-0, Wednesday night.
WESTERLY — Jake Nolan hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs as E-Z Midway Liquors defeated Cleats Sports Club, 16-4, in the Westerly Men's Softball League Tuesday at Craig Field.
WESTERLY — When Isaac Martin delivered a blast to deep left field in Monday night's baseball game with the Chariho Connie Mack squad, he thought it was a home run for sure.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Fields and courts at the University of Rhode Island will remain quiet this fall, as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic seep into another season on the sports calendar.
RICHMOND — Donald Krikorian, Paul Krikorian, Ray Podgorski and James Porter combined to take first in the South Eastern New England Senior Golf Association event Monday at Beaver River Golf Club.
PROVIDENCE — Three years ago, Providence College men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley was thrust into an uncomfortable situation in his native state.
Sydney Federico, the Providence Journal’s Honor Roll girl award winner, will be the guest Saturday on the WBLQ Sports Report at 8:25 a.m. The program is broadcast on 1230AM and 103.1 FM. It can also be heard on wblq.net.
STONINGTON — For the first time, Stonington High's Kathryn Logel was going to be on the lacrosse field without Kate Johnson, Hannah Lamb and Emma Sabbadini.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Jack Kesner and Justin Giles combined for a no-hitter as the Chariho Connie Mack baseball team beat Coventry, 3-0, Wednesday night at Old Mountain Field.
STONINGTON — When Zach Pasquin started rowing at Stonington High in his sophomore year, it was for one purpose only: He wanted to be in good shape for lacrosse.
Good baseball will be played on Friday in Rhode Island, even without the originally scheduled NECBL matchup between the Ocean State Waves and the Newport Gulls.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Justin Giles finished 3 for 3 with an RBI as the Chariho Connie Mack baseball team defeated Slocum, 6-3, Wednesday night in the season opener at Chariho High.
PAWTUCKET — By Friday night, fans would have been down to just 31 opportunities remaining to see the Pawtucket Red Sox at McCoy Stadium. Thanks to COVID-19, a sledgehammer was taken to a 2020 schedule that figured to run the emotional gamut.
NORTH STONINGTON — One of the enduring memories Aidan Cameron will have of his time at Wheeler High came when he was a freshman on the baseball team.