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COVENTRY â€” The Coventry softball team committed two errors and made a couple of other defensive lapses in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday which allowed visiting North Kingstown to pull away for a 7-3 nine-inning victory.
COVENTRY â€” Rachel Ball had two hits in the first three innings of Coventryâ€™s season opener against Toll Gate Monday, but those hits were scrubbed away when the game was abandoned in the top of the fourth inning because of heavy rain and wind.
A first-team, All-Southeastern Conference performer in his senior season, South Kingstownâ€™s Erik Murphy has had a tremendous career playing for the University of Florida menâ€™s basketball team.
KINGSTONâ€”The University of Rhode Island baseball team kicked off their A10 schedule over the weekend, with a rough series against defending conference champions Dayton at Bill Beck Memorial Field.
WOOD RIVER JCT.â€”Over the past few years the Chariho boys outdoor track team has been both the hunter and the hunted.
Last season the Chargers were without their top runner, Mike Marsella, and fell just three points short of a second consecutive outdoor title.
After a four-year hiatus from the postseason the Chariho boys tennis team made its return to the playoffs last season after finishing the regular season 8-8 in the Division II.
The Chargers were swept by Classical in the first round but with that experience and a veteran roster in tow Chariho is hoping to take the next step this season.
There were plenty of players West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwich co-op hockey coach Peter Ethier couldâ€™ve given the game puck to following the Knight-Wizardsâ€™ Division III title clinching victory over Tolman Sunday afternoon.
Troy Sankey was going to sit out the biggest hockey game of his life.
The Exeter-West Greenwich senior scored a goal and had two assists Saturday afternoon to help the West Warwick /Exeter-West Greenwich co-op hockey team move to within one victory of the Division III title.
The No. 3 Tolman hockey team played a perfect two periods for the second straight game in the Division III title series, but the Tigers couldnâ€™t stop No. 1 West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwichâ€™s perfect season.
For 38 minutes Tolman goalie Jared DaSilva and the rest of the No. 3 Tigers found a way to frustrate the stateâ€™s leading scorer, West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwich senior forward Antonio Rei, in Game One of the Division III championship series at Meehan Auditorium Saturday afternoon.