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October 27th

Exeter boys earn much-needed win

October 27, 2010


WEST GREENWICH – As his players joked heading into the postgame handshake, Exeter-West Greenwich boys soccer coach Matt Savoie shouted out a quick reminder that regardless of the result in Monday, it’s not going to matter for long.
“Guys, it’s only Round 2. There’s one more to go,” he said after the Knights’ 4-1 drubbing of rival Tiverton Monday. “This one means nothing.”
Monday’s win over the Tiverton – the same school that beat them 1-0 in last year’s Division III semifinals and again 1-0 earlier this season – didn’t exactly mean nothing.

Charger girls continue to struggle on pitch

October 27, 2010


LINCOLN — With close to 20 minutes left in the match on Monday night at Chet Nichols Field, a few rain drops began to fall and a couple of “uh ohs” were uttered by a few soccer players from both the Chariho and Lincoln girls squads.
But the deluge on the scoreboard occurred very early in the match and the Chargers’ mindset of hoping to start anew and get back on the winning track was flooded with the thoughts of “here we go again.”

Goals aplenty for ’Gansett soccer

October 27, 2010


NARRAGANSETT — The Coventry boys soccer team had the first and last goal-scoring chance in Friday’s Division II-South contest with Narragansett.
Every chance in between those Oaker efforts belonged to the Mariners and the home side made the most of its opportunities.
Narragansett, needing a win to stay in the hunt for a Division II playoff spot, received two goals apiece from sophomore forward Tod Wright and senior midfielder Pat Stone in a 7-0 victory over the struggling Oakers.

Confident Rebels sweep NK

October 27, 2010


NORTH KINGSTOWN — Headed to the bench after a dramatic comeback in Game 2 of Monday night’s battle with North Kingstown, the South Kingstown girls volleyball didn’t huddle up and start talking about how they could finish off the Skippers and avoid a collapse that’s been synonymous with the Rebels this season.

October 26th

Hendricken still the undisputed No. 1 HS football team in Rhode Island

October 26, 2010

With a 13-7 win over East Providence Friday night, the Bishop Hendricken Hawks continued their recent stretch of dominance at the top of the Rhode Island Sports Media High School Football Poll, garnering all 11 first-place votes to finish 13 points ahead of Portsmouth for first place.
Below, see the full Top 20 from this week. Check out this week's SRIN Sports Sections for full High School Football coverage.

Top 20
# School (First Place Votes) -- Total Points--Last Week
1. Hendricken (11) -- 220 -- 1
2. Portsmouth-- 207 -- 2
3. Barrington--198--3
4. EP--184--4

October 23rd

Rams lose a heartbreaker to Maine

October 23, 2010

The University of Rhode Island football team was inches, literally, away from a monumental win over Maine Saturday afternoon but a fumble by quarterback Steve Probst on a third-and-goal play from the one-yard line with one second to go ultimately put the final nail in the Rams’ coffin as URI fell to 2-5 on the season with a heartbreaking 28-23 loss on Homecoming Day.
For full coverage of this game, pick up a copy of this Wednesday’s Narragansett Times newspaper.

Georgio runs wild on Sentinels, Knights roll

October 23, 2010

The Al Georgio show continued to chug right through the heart of Division IV Saturday afternoon as the Exeter-West Greenwich senior runner back racked up an impressive 285 yards … on just eight carries as the Scarlet Knights improved to 6-0 in D-IV with a 42-13 win over Smithfield.
Exeter’s Matt Ricard also scored his first career touchdown in the victory.
For more on this game, pick up a copy of this Thursday’s Standard Times newspaper.


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