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July 17th

SK American falls to Warwick Continental in final game

July 17, 2014

WARWICK- After losing to Warwick Continental just two weeks prior in the District 3 11-year-old All Star Tournament, South Kingstown American had one more chance for revenge in the final game of the tournament. South Kingstown needed to win two games to avenge for their loss and win the entire tournament.
On Sunday at Warwick Field, it was a different game, but the same result for South Kingstown, as they lost to Warwick Continental, 10-2, making Warwick the tournament champions.

A great run for Chariho 10 year-old All Stars

July 17, 2014

CHARIHO- The Chariho 10 -year- old All-Star team enjoyed quite the run in the tournament during this All-Star season. However, unfortunately, the team saw their journey to an All-Star championship end on Saturday morning, when they lost to South Kingstown American in Chariho, 10-4. The loss ended a four game winning streak for the team out of the loser’s bracket, and the team fell one game short of the final round of the District 3 tournament.
Despite the loss, assistant coach Andy Blanchard couldn’t be more proud of his team, and the way they fought throughout the entire playoffs.

Waves top Gulls 8-2 as Mitchell Jordan’s pitching streak ends in Newport

July 17, 2014

NEWPORT—The sun shined down on the baseball diamond Friday night for some New England Collegiate Baseball, as the Ocean State Waves (14-11) wouldn’t have to go that far, traveling east to Newport to take on Southern Division second place Newport Gulls (16-8), for the third showdown of the season in “The Pell Bridge Rivalry.”
Approximately, 2,800 fans crowded the seats to watch the mid-season match-up between the teams. The season series are split down the middle at a game apiece. Last game out, the Waves won a statement game on the road over division-leader—Plymouth Pilgrims.

July 9th

SK American team falls to Warwick

July 9, 2014

WARWICK - The South Kingstown American 11 and under All-Star Team has enjoyed a nice start to the tournament. The team won their first three games against South Kingstown National, Narragansett, and Wickford, quickly becoming recognized as one of the strongest teams in the winners bracket.
However, the team had a big challenge on Sunday afternoon against Warwick Continental, thought to be one of the best teams in the tournament.

Narragansett beats SK National with big fifth inning

July 9, 2014

NARRAGANSETT - If the Narragansett’s 9 and 10-year-old All-Star Softball team wanted to make a statement in their first game of the District 3 Tournament, it was definitely made on Monday night.

July 2nd

After 40 years, Windus decides to lower his sails

July 2, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Norm Windus, coordinator of sailing programs at the University of Rhode Island for more than 40 years, has chosen to retire from his position and to leave it in the capable hands of Chris Liberti, a seven-year student of Windus.
While Windus’ last day was Friday, he took the time to speak with The Narragansett Times from his office on Monday. He began by reflecting on the changes made to the recreational and instructional sailing programs in his tenure as the coordinator.

Coventry defeats South Kingstown in five innings

July 2, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - With two teams in the winner’s bracket in District 3 All-Star tournament ages 11-12, South Kingstown National and Coventry were set to have a close, highly contested game.

Narragansett wins second consecutive All-Star game, eliminating East Greenwich

July 2, 2014

NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Junior All-Star team has already accomplished so much in the early games of the District 3 All-Star Tournament. With some of the best baseball players in Narragansett on the team, the players wanted to get off to a quick start in the tournament against some of the other teams in the district.
After picking the worst draw in the draft, the team won its second consecutive game on Sunday, defeating East Greenwich, 6-5, in a game that went down to the wire. The team beat Westerly on Saturday by a score of 10-6.

June 27th

Ella Prescott having great success with SK Little League

June 27, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Ask any South Kingstown baseball player under the age of 13 to name their favorite baseball player, and you’ll likely get answers such as “David Ortiz,” “Dustin Pedroia,” and, should they venture outside the hallowed city limits of Boston and the friendly confines of Fenway, “Derek Jeter.” Each of those names, however, will not be the answer given by South Kingstown Little League’s only girl player in the Majors division. Her answer would seem out of time.
Ask Ella Denny Prescott what her first love is, and she’ll point to her family. Ask her again, only this time ask her to specify a sport, and she’ll say she has a tough time deciding between basketball and baseball. Little wonder. She excels at both. Having just wrapped up the traveling basketball season, her full attention has now turned to baseball. And with good results.

June 16th

Extra innings result in comeback win for Waves

June 16, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - All game long, the Ocean State Waves struggled to get going offensively on Wednesday night. However, with their backs against the wall and the game on the line, the Waves waited until the final at-bats to make an incredible comeback for their fans, showing they should never be counted out until the final swing.

 

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