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McKanna works magic on Wizards

April 22, 2013

NARRAGANSETT — No matter how good the West Warwick baseball team is, the Wizards always find Narragansett’s Sprague Park a difficult place to play.
Whether it’s the cold breeze blowing off the Bay or simply the talented Mariners on the other side of the field, West Warwick usually makes the trek back up Route 4 with a defeat.

Prout takes friendly with Narragansett

April 22, 2013

KINGSTON—The Prout and Narragansett non-league softball game Wednesday might not have meant a great deal to some, but Prout put on an electrifying performance for the Crusader faithful.
Alicia Marcello was a huge contributor in the Crusader’s victory.

Swan end EG's unbeaten streak

April 22, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—When you’re a pitcher, sometimes there are days when you’re just feeling it.
Days when you warm up before the game and you know you’ve got everything working.
Wednesday at Old Mountain Field was not one of those days for South Kingstown senior Jeremy Swan.

Hurley excited to stay in ocean state

April 22, 2013

KINGSTON—Amidst national speculation he would be leaving the program after just one season, URI men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley put an end to all the rumors last Friday when he signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him in Kingston until 2020.

Titans too much for young Oakers

April 22, 2013

WARWICK — Coventry baseball coach Leo Bush knew there would be days like the one the Oakers experienced Tuesday afternoon at Mickey Stevens Field against Division I-South rival Toll Gate.

Coventry tennis team trying to improve with underclassmen

April 22, 2013

COVENTRY — The Coventry boys tennis team has won just one match in each of the last two seasons and the Oakers might not win many matches this season, but there is hope for the squad going forward.

Coventry girls lose in nine

April 22, 2013

COVENTRY — The Coventry softball team could easily be 4-0 and looking down at the rest of Division I.
Instead the Oakers find themselves in the middle of the pack following Tuesday morning’s gut-wrenching, extra-innings defeat to visiting Cumberland.

Junior class leading Chariho strikers

April 22, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—The Chariho boys volleyball team has won just one of its four matches to begin the season but so far coach Doug Bliven is taking everything in stride.

Chargers taking it one game at a time

April 22, 2013

As far as playoff seeding went in the Division I Tournament, no team pulled off a greater upset than the Chariho baseball team last season except maybe the Chargers themselves.
In the opening round of the D-I tourney the No. 14 Chargers upset No. 3 North Kingstown and – following a 10-0 loss to Coventry – eliminated the Skippers in the consolation final of their regional bracket with a second straight victory over NK.

Division II-South evenly matched

April 12, 2013

WEST WARWICK — In a division where so many teams are so equally talented, small mistakes could be the difference between winning the Division II-South title or finishing fourth and earning a road date in the first round of the playoffs.

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