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April 4th

Runners poised for solid season

April 4, 2013

Slowed by illness and injury, East Greenwich senior Ben Fazio had a tough end to his cross country season with a 20th place performance after finishing in 18th the year before.
“I had my first ever injury at the beginning of cross country and then I had mono throughout the whole season,” Fazio says. “Cross Country’s my favorite season and not having a good season definitely gave me some motivation to do better in indoor.”

SK Should be competitive

April 4, 2013

WEST GREENWICH—Dark clouds and cold temperatures swept across the back fields at Exeter-West Greenwich High School Monday afternoon, making the sunny skies and 60-degree weather seem like a distant memory.
“Here comes the rain,” remarked EWG senior Jess Patalano as she warmed up to throw the javelin.

Seniors eye strong end to careers

April 4, 2013

Seniors Karly Gregory and Victor Ricci have been the unquestioned front runners of the Prout girls and boys track teams, respectively, for the past few years.
This spring the Crusaders’ duo will be looking to make their final impressions on their standout high school careers.

Mariners excited for outdoors

April 4, 2013

The season may have just begun for the Narragansett boys outdoor track team but so far coach Brian McNeice likes what he’s seen from his team.
“We have a really, really good attitude this year,” he said by phone Monday night. “I‘m really excited about it.

On Campus

April 4, 2013

GAUVIN MAKING HER PRESENCE FELT
Samantha Gauvin is finally getting her chance and she’s making the most of it.
Gauvin, from Coventry (The Prout School), has been a role player for the Ursiline softball team the past three seasons but this year, she’s become a starter for the Arrows, from Pepper Pike, OH. She’s starting at catcher and is hitting .222 (6-for-27) with a double, three RBI and five runs scored. Behind the plate, she’s made just two errors on 57 chances (.965).

Crusaders in the mix

April 4, 2013

For most teams there is usually one game that it looks forward to all season; the rivalry contest against a neighboring school.
That is not the case for the Prout boys lacrosse team; this season the Crusaders’ will have six.
As a result of realignment Prout will compete in a somewhat new looking Division II-South that features neighbors East Greenwich, Narragansett and South Kingstown, as well as Aquidneck Island foe Middletown.

Competing in Division II-South will not be easy

April 4, 2013

East Greenwich is the defending Division II softball champions after defeating West Warwick in the finals last season.
Pilgrim eliminated Exeter-West Greenwich from the second round of the consolation bracket before falling to the Wizards in the next round.

Rebels, 'Gansett ready to get going

April 4, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – With the newly realigned Rhode Island Interscholastic League divisions, the 2013 boys lacrosse season kicked off with 2012 Division II runner-up South Kingstown taking on last season’s Division III runner-up Narragansett. The neighbors are now division foes in what should hopefully be a competitive D-II rivalry for a few years to come.

Narragansett in softball limbo

April 4, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—Last season the Narragansett softball team went winless in Division II and more often than not couldn’t hang with their competition.
Now in Division III, the Mariners might be on the polar opposite end of the spectrum.

Coventry baseball team rebuilding

April 4, 2013

COVENTRY — If you’re planning on going to a Coventry baseball game this season you might want to bring a roster because nearly every starter from last season’s team has graduated.
For the first time in two decades the Oakers reached the Division I semifinals where they lost a pair of one-run games to eventual state champion Hendricken, but All-State pitchers Matt Laferriere and Cote Nichols along with talented players Alex Zannella, Blake Rapecis, Troy Fredette and Brandon Sullivan have moved on.

 

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