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Oakers upset by No. 11 Mt. Hope

November 3, 2014

COVENTRY — The dream of an all-Pawtuxet Valley showdown for a spot in the Division II boys soccer semifinals has been vanquished.
No. 6 Coventry, which came into the playoffs playing its best soccer of the season following regular-season wins over Cranston West and West Warwick, reverted back to the team earlier in the season which created opportunities and dominated possession, but failed to score a goal.

Coventry girls finish sixth; boys qualify

November 3, 2014

NORTH SCITUATE — The cross country season is wrapping up for both girls and boys this season. With the Class A Championship this past weekend, each team was looking for a strong finish to their fall season.
LaSalle Academy placed first for both boys and girls this past Saturday at the Class A Championship at Ponaganset.
For the girls, LaSalle's Eliza Rego placed first with a time of 18:13. The Rams took three of the top five spots this past Saturday at Ponaganset.

Mariners boys soccer fall in playoff opener

November 3, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD— After the Narragansett Mariners had to rally throughout the season to make a trip to the playoffs, their first challenge was this past Wednesday night at North Smithfield High School against the Northmen.
Unfortunately, the Mariners had their season ended against the Northmen, losing a shootout, 5-2.
Entering the second-half, the two teams were tied, 2-2, after an exciting offensive display in the first half. The Northmen went on to score three unanswered goals to take the commanding lead in the second half, and send themselves to the Quarterfinal round.

Rebels get revenge versus Cumberland

November 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN— It was exactly what the Rebels boys soccer team had hoped for: a playoff win against a Cumberland team that defeated them early on in the season, and the long-awaited return of their senior goal-scoring midfielder—Michael Gross.
On Sept. 10. during South Kingstown’s second game of the season, the Clippers came to town to spoil the Rebels chances of a 2-0 start by defeating them, 3-2.

South Kingstown field hockey season comes to a close

November 3, 2014

WARWICK— It only took one goal with two seconds left for the South Kingstown Rebels season to end this past Tuesday afternoon.
The Rebels were defeated in the Quarterfinal round against Warwick Vets, 1-0, on Tuesday afternoon.
After a closely contested first-half of play, Warwick Vets was able to take the lead with just two seconds on the clock. Lexi Santos-Smith scored the game-winning goal for Warwick, and sent the team to the Division II Semi-finals. One shot is all it took to end the Rebel’s season.

Avengers victorious against Lincoln Friday

October 30, 2014

EAST GREENWICH— The Avengers football team hosted the Lincoln Lions this past Friday night and with East Greenwich coming off a loss to North Kingstown, they certainly wanted to make a statement.

Avengers field hockey has historic regular season

October 30, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- The East Greenwich Avengers have been ready to make a historic playoff run this post-season. The team is 16-2, and has won 16 games for the first time since 2000.
Last Thursday, the Avengers wrapped up what has been a phenomenal season with a big victory against North Kingstown, winning the game, 2-0.
After what was a tightly contested first-half of play, two second-half goals helped the Avengers defeat the Skippers last Thursday night at East Greenwich High School.

One goal does the trick for Chariho field hockey

October 30, 2014

CHARIHO— It’s not every day that you get to witness an opening round playoff game between the third and sixth seeds extend into three overtimes. That happened to be the case in Chariho on Tuesday evening between the Chargers and Broncos, as both teams went head-to-head in the Division II field hockey quarterfinals with efforts to keep their playoff dreams alive by moving into the next round.
It’s almost unfair to specifically highlight one team’s success in a grueling match, which lasted roughly 86 minutes overall.

Chargers Unified Volleyball advances in opening round playoffs vs. Westerly

October 30, 2014

CHARIHO— The Chariho Chargers had their first postseason victory this past Tuesday afternoon against Westerly in the Quarterfinal Round. The Chargers defeated Westerly, 2-1, in three sets at Chariho High School.
It was a great team effort from the Chargers on Tuesday afternoon. After falling behind and losing the first set to Westerly, the Chargers fought right back, winning the second set, 25-20. In the third and final set, the Chargers secured the first-round victory with a 25-18 victory to advance to the Semi-final round on Thursday afternoon.

Chariho earns fourth seed in Division-I South

October 30, 2014

COVENTRY— It wasn’t always pretty and it certainly wasn’t perfect, but the three-time defending state champion Coventry volleyball team, led by seniors Jill Ward, Lizzy Carpenter, Jessica Maguire, Katie Cronin and Kelly DiBiasio, made their final regular-season home match a memorable one.
Ward, who will go down as one of the best players in the program’s storied history, had 16 kills, nine digs and two aces, while Carpenter chipped in with 10 kills to lead the Oakers to a 25-17, 25-16, 25-20 Division I-South victory over visiting Chariho Friday night.

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