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Avengers hockey falls to Cumberland

January 8, 2011

It all happened so fast.
Down 1-0, the East Greenwich hockey team gave up three goals in a 2 minute, 44 second span early in the second period and couldn't recover in a 6-2 loss to Cumberland Friday night at West Warwick Civic Center.
After a solid first period, EG gave up a goal just 1:47 into the second period and once Cumberland's scoring train got rolling, it couldn't be stopped. The Clippers scored 25 seconds later and ended the binge with 10:29 left in the period.

oakers take control of Division II

January 8, 2011

WEST WARWICK — Coventry’s Zach Levesque was in middle school the last time he scored four goals in a hockey game.
Last night, it was déjà vu for the 5-foot, 6-inch senior as he scored all four goals for the Oakers in a 4-0 shutout over the Middletown Islanders.

Oaker girls can't handle La Salle's press

January 7, 2011

COVENTRY — The scoreboard with 11 minutes, 33 seconds left in Friday’s game showed the improvement the Coventry girls basketball team has made since the beginning of December.
Even though the Oakers had been heavily outplayed by visiting La Salle, they were still only down six points with a chance to cut the deficit even further.
La Salle went on to run away with the Division I-South contest 53-37 thanks to their full-court, man-to-man defense, but the Oakers showed with some offensive refinement they could be a team that competes for a playoff spot in a very tough division.

Stitchell, Oakers back on track

January 7, 2011

COVENTRY — There was a palpable sense of relief emanating from the Coventry boys basketball team’s locker room after Friday night’s Division I crossover contest with Mt. Pleasant.
Friday’s game may have finished just the first third of the season, but for coach Tom Campbell and the Oakers, Friday’s game was nearly a must-win after dissipating losses to La Salle and Smithfield where the Oakers had a lead in the second half and blew it.

Xavier-URI live blog

January 7, 2011

The University of Rhode Island men's basketball team opens Atlantic 10 play Sunday when it hosts Xavier at the Ryan Center at 6:30 p.m.
For those who will be unable to make the game, it will be shown live on ESPNU (channel 134 on Cox Cable; HD channel is 780).
SRIN will blog live from the game on our Facebook page at facebook.com/srinsports, or on Twitter at twitter.com/srinsports.
SRIN welcomes fans to check out the in-game blog and comment throughout the game.

Wizards smash Central Falls

January 7, 2011

WEST WARWICK — Wizards’ guard John Morrison is quietly developing a reputation as one of the better shooters in the state.
He already has two games this season in which he made six three-pointers.
Last night, however, Morrison showed he has more to his game than just shooting by totaling 23 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists in an impressive all around performance that lead the Wizards to a 87-55 win over the Central Falls Warriors.

Oakers take down Skippers

January 7, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN — It was the elephant in the room Thursday night North Kingstown High.
Just one night earlier the Coventry High wrestling team had lost its first dual meet of the season in frustrating circumstances to North Providence, while the Skippers were blown out at home by Hendricken.

Today's schedule - Friday, January 7

January 7, 2011

FRIDAY, JANUARY 7
Boys basketball
Scituate at Chariho, 7 p.m.
Mount Pleasant at Coventry, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Middletown, 7 p.m.
Prout at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7 p.m.
La Salle at North Kingstown, 7:30 p.m.
Smithfield at South Kingstown, 7:30 p.m.
Girls basketball
Chariho at North Kingstown, 6 p.m.
La Salle at Coventry, 5 p.m.
Prout at East Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Portsmouth at South Kingstown, 7 p.m.
Tiverton at West Warwick, 7 p.m.
Hockey
Middletown vs. Coventry at West Warwick Civic Center, 8 p.m.
Cumberland vs. East Greenwich at West Warwick Civic Center, 9:30 p.m.

Today's schedule - Wednesday, December 22

December 20, 2010

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22
Boys basketball
Wheeler at Prout, 6 p.m.
Men’s basketball
Lafayette at URI, 7 p.m.
Hockey
Narragansett vs. South Kingstown at Boss Arena, 8 p.m.
Wrestling
Double dual meet
Coventry, North Kingstown at Barrington, 5 p.m.
Narragansett at Lincoln, 7 p.m.

Skippers topple SK

December 16, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The North Kingstown boys basketball team forced 28 turnovers and used strong runs at the end of the first half and start of the second half to take care of rival South Kingstown 71-46 Wednesday night.
The Rebels had just finished off a 9-2 run to cut an early deficit to 17-15 with 5:15 left in the half after a Chase Almond jumper, but the Skippers caught fire the rest of the half, outscoring SK 14-4 to take a 31-19 lead at the break.

 

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