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Tough opening for Rhody Men’s Soccer

September 3, 2014

KINGSTON — The University of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer team opened up their season at home this past Friday night with a frustrating 1-1 tie against Seton Hall University, as the Pirates scored a goal late in the second half of play to force the draw, after the game reached two overtimes.

Special Olympics ‘Field of Dreams’ in 10th year

September 3, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Almost every athlete growing up has either watched or heard about the iconic sports movie “Field of Dreams.” This past Wednesday night, Special Olympic athletes’ had the chance to resurrect their own baseball dreams, playing in the 10th annual Field of Dreams softball classic held at Lischio Field in North Kingstown.

A good run for NK National summer hockey

August 28, 2014

WEST WARWICK—The Rhode Island Summer Hockey league wrapped up its National Conference regular season and playoffs this past week in West Warwick as North Kingstown and the Saints battled it out till the end, but the Saints eventually won 3-2; they went on to claim the summer league championship against East Providence.
North Kingstown entered the ice strong during the first half with a 2-0 lead thanks to Cam Minor and Ian Morgan. Minor started it all off with a goal at the 1:37 mark of the first period, which was assisted by team captain Liam Rial.

NK Gold wins eighth grade championship

August 28, 2014

NARRAGANSETT—It was a tremendous summer for the North Kingstown Gold eighth-grade basketball team as they entered the Narragansett Basketball Youth League as the premier first seed before going on to defeat local rivals North Kingstown Blue in the semi-finals and South Kingstown for the championship title.
In this opening game of last Thursday’s playoff matchups, NK Gold knocked off NK Blue by a margin of 20 points and the number two seed—South Kingstown—slipped by Chariho Green with an outstanding comeback in the middle of the second half to win, 42-37.

URI Women’s Soccer off to great start

August 28, 2014

KINGSTON—URI Women’s Soccer opened their 2014 season this week starting on Friday against in-state rival Providence College before hosting their home-opener on Sunday against Fairfield.
The two games were nearly the perfect start that URI Women’s Head Coach Mike Needham was looking for, as they left Providence in a 1-1 two-overtime draw and then snuck out a thrilling 1-0 shutout to lift the young Rams to 1-0-1 in the early season.

Chariho finishes fantastic NYBA season

August 28, 2014

NARRAGANSETT—The Chariho Green eighth-graders weren’t victorious during Thursday night’s playoff game of the Narragansett Summer Basketball League, but they did accomplish something that very few Chariho middle school basketball teams have—an invite to the summer league postseason.
The single-elimination tournament included four teams moving on to play in the playoff rounds: South Kingstown, Chariho Green, and two North Kingstown teams. Green entered as the third best team playing and they would be matched up against a tough gritty South Kingstown team that had one loss on their resume.

Waves’ season comes to an end

August 14, 2014

NEWPORT—Things started to heat up in the New England Collegiate Baseball League earlier this week as the Newport Gulls claimed second place in the Southern Division, meaning the third place Ocean State Waves would have to travel to Newport to begin the opening divisional-round of the playoffs.
For a league that is commonly recognized to many people as the second-best summer collegiate league in the nation, it sure looked that way this past week during the first round playoffs with the new-look Rhode Island NECBL playoff rivalry stirring up.

Golfers tee-up at Metacomet on Tuesday

August 14, 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE—Competitive high school golfers participated in the 93rd annual Rhode Island Junior Amateur Golf Tournament at Metacomet Country Club in East Providence on Tuesday, with a chance to boost their confidence and try to advance to the next round of play.

URI Football training camp

August 14, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN- It’s almost football season, and every Ram fan in the entire state is looking forward to when the University of Rhode Island first takes the field in the season opener against Marshall on Sept. 6. However, until the game, the team must put in the hard work in the summer to improve as a team and begin a new season of URI football.
This past Sunday, on URI’s practice field, the Rams kicked off a new era in the first training camp under new head coach Jim Fleming.

Young cagers cruise to victory

August 7, 2014

NARRAGANSETT - On Tuesday night, East Greenwich and Chariho met in the Narragansett Youth Summer Basketball League in the 7th and 8th grade division in a critical late-season game. With the playoffs approaching, it was a game to help either team gain some momentum heading into the post season.
East Greenwich defeated Chariho White, 43-16, cruising to the easy victory at Christofaro Park.


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