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September 11th

EWG volleyball defeats Coventry

September 11, 2014

COVENTRY— One of the longest winning streaks in the state came to a dramatic end Friday night.
The four-time reigning Division II champion Exeter-West Greenwich girls volleyball team, armed with talented middle hitters Jen Donnelly and Jenna Bridges, overcame a four-point deficit in the fourth game of Friday’s contest to force a deciding fifth game with three-time defending state champion Coventry.

Chariho comes up big in Cross Country meet

September 11, 2014

BURRIVILLE- It’s almost fall, and it’s almost time for cross country season in South County. This past weekend, teams from all over the area gathered for the first event of the season in the ‘Around the Course’ Injury Fund 5k Races at the Burriville Middle School course.
Each team was looking to get a head start on what should be an exciting season of cross country.

Chariho falls to EG in Injury Fund Tourney

September 11, 2014

WESTERLY—The Chariho Chargers football team were challenged by Division III East Greenwich this past Friday night in the Injury Fund Tournament held at Westerly High School and unfortunately the Avengers pulled away with the 20-6 victory in the opening exhibition.
The Injury Fund classic featured teams ranging from Division I, all the way to Division III. The teams involved were Chariho, East Greenwich, Westerly, Narragansett, North Kingstown, and also South Kingstown.

September 4th

Tough opening for Rhody Men’s Soccer

September 4, 2014

KINGSTON — The University of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer team opened up their season at home this past Friday night with a frustrating 1-1 tie against Seton Hall University, as the Pirates scored a goal late in the second half of play to force the draw, after the game reached two overtimes.

North Kingstown Flag Football a huge hit this year

September 4, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN- So many times in sports the game is so much about winning and losing the athletes forget how to have fun. However, a youth group in North Kingstown knows the game is still about playing the sport they enjoy and having fun.

EG girls ready for title push

September 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH - The East Greenwich girls soccer team’s season ended in disappointment last fall. The team made it all the way to the Division I semifinal round, and fell short of their championship goals against La Salle Academy.
This season, the Avengers are back to make another run, and are looking to be one of the best teams in Division I soccer.
EG lost seven seniors from last season, which makes it difficult for a return back to the postseason. However, there are nine seniors on this year’s roster who look to lead East Greenwich not just back to the playoffs, but to a championship.

September 3rd

Chariho falls in season opener tournament

September 3, 2014

EAST GREENWICH— The Chariho Boys’ Soccer team opened up their season this past week at East Greenwich High School in an Injury Fund exhibition tournament against Shea before taking on Mt. Hope High School in their season opener on Friday.
The matchup versus the Raiders was a tough game for the Chargers as Shea’s speed and execution led to a 4-0 shutout win.

Tough opening for Rhody Men’s Soccer

September 3, 2014

KINGSTON — The University of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer team opened up their season at home this past Friday night with a frustrating 1-1 tie against Seton Hall University, as the Pirates scored a goal late in the second half of play to force the draw, after the game reached two overtimes.

Special Olympics ‘Field of Dreams’ in 10th year

September 3, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Almost every athlete growing up has either watched or heard about the iconic sports movie “Field of Dreams.” This past Wednesday night, Special Olympic athletes’ had the chance to resurrect their own baseball dreams, playing in the 10th annual Field of Dreams softball classic held at Lischio Field in North Kingstown.

August 28th

A good run for NK National summer hockey

August 28, 2014

WEST WARWICK—The Rhode Island Summer Hockey league wrapped up its National Conference regular season and playoffs this past week in West Warwick as North Kingstown and the Saints battled it out till the end, but the Saints eventually won 3-2; they went on to claim the summer league championship against East Providence.
North Kingstown entered the ice strong during the first half with a 2-0 lead thanks to Cam Minor and Ian Morgan. Minor started it all off with a goal at the 1:37 mark of the first period, which was assisted by team captain Liam Rial.

 

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