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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Rams end Chariho's improbable run

October 31, 2013

EAST GREENWICH—The unlikely ride for the Chariho field hockey team came to an end Wednesday at East Greenwich’s Carcieri Field.
The Chargers hung tough early against No. 2 seed La Salle but ultimately couldn’t get anything going offensively against the Rams’ defense in a 2-0 defeat.
“The first 20 minutes of the game I felt like we dominated,” Chariho coach Johannah LaFountain said. “I thought our strategy was working and then I felt like they put some pressure on, made some changes and just kind of everything fell apart from there.”

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Avengers win playoff match in shootout

October 31, 2013

PROVIDENCE—The East Greenwich boys soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the Division II tournament thanks to a thrilling 1-0 shootout victory at Classical Tuesday night.
According to Avenger coach Pat McGuirl EG had a goal called back in the fifth minute of the game and from there neither team could get on the scoreboard.
After the overtime sessions the two teams went into the shootout where goalkeeper Nolan Cooney made two saves and freshman Brendan Jordan’s score – the seventh attempted by EG – secured the victory.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: EG field hockey falls in semis

October 31, 2013

CRANSTON – The 2013 season came to an emotional and disappointing end for the East Greenwich High School field hockey team on Wednesday night when they dropped a 1-0 decision to Moses Brown in the RIIL Division I semifinals at Cranston Stadium.

Davies knocks off defending champ EWG

October 31, 2013

WEST GREENWICH—There will be a new champion of Division III boys soccer this season.
Exeter-West Greenwich knew it would be in for a tough time this fall with only senior captains Jack Livsey and Joe Micelli returning from last year’s unbeaten championship team yet the Knights persevered en route to a 9-5-1 record in the regular season.
Unfortunately for Exeter – the No. 6 seed in the tournament – it ran into a tough Davies squad in the opening round and the Patriots handed the Knights a 2-1 loss.

October 30th

Assessing Sandy - one year later

October 30, 2013

One year later, the effects of Superstorm Sandy are still being felt in South County, throughout Rhode Island and along the East Coast.

Sandy struck Oct. 29, 2012, wreaking havoc amounting to $65 billion in damages in just the United States.

When Sandy hit Rhode Island it caused widespread devastation and affected approximately 300,000 residents, or 28 percent of the state’s population.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Two seriously injured in South Road crash

October 30, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A single-car accident at 12:48 a.m. Monday on South Road resulted in serious injury to both the driver and the passenger.

Michael A. Towne, 33, of North Kingstown, struck a tree head on in the area of 1147 South Road.

According to the narrative of South Kingstown Police Patrolman Evan Johnson, the vehicle appeared to have first struck the guardrail on the passenger side, crossed the center line, and crossed the opposite lane of traffic before striking a tree.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Businesses change hands in Matunuck, Peace Dale

October 30, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Two local businesses are changing hands after obtaining approvals from the South Kingstown Town Council Monday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Public forums continue on arming campus police

October 30, 2013

KINGSTON- The University of Rhode Island Memorial Union Ballroom was filled with concerned students, faculty and residents during the public forum regarding the arming of campus police on Monday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Even ’Gansett surprised by by Div. II title

October 30, 2013

PAWTUCKET – Sometimes the best things in life are those least expected.
There were few in August who would have thought it was going to be the Narragansett girls tennis team leaving Slater Park in October with the RIIL’s Division II state championship plaque.
Not even the Mariners themselves.

Oakers snap South’s winning streak

October 30, 2013

COVENTRY — The South Kingstown volleyball team came into Tuesday’s Division II-South contest with two-time defending state champion Coventry as the second hottest team in the state having won its nine previous contests.
The Rebels, however, ran into the hottest team in the state.
Coventry, which was playing without first-team All-State outside hitter Jill Ward, used 13 kills and three digs from senior Kelsey Ferrara and eight kills and three digs from senior Haley Dennis in a routine 25-14, 25-16, 25-19 victory.

 

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