Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
NORTH KINGSTOWN- The North Kingstown Skippers have been one of the most exciting teams early this season. This past Friday night, the team looked to continue its impressive start with another victory against Mt. Pleasant at North Kingstown High School.
The Skipper's offense could not be slowed down on Friday night, as the team cruised to a 35-12 victory against Mt. Pleasant.
EXETER-WEST GREENWICHâ€” The Scarlet Knights girls soccer team is in a three-team race for the top spot in the Division I-South standings with only three weeks left on the fall schedule. This past Thursday evening Division I-East opponentâ€”Barringtonâ€”came to town as both the teams were separated in record by only one game.
During the first half, each team managed to keep it a clean slate with a 0-0 game, but Exeter-West Greenwich showed they were the team to watch out for. The Scarlet Knights fired nine shots on goal to Barringtonâ€™s two.
NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Running Association came up with a great race venue, and intend to implement it on Sunday, Nov. 2. It is the First Annual Gansett Half-Marathon , and will take runners through a scenic 13.1-mile course that covers much of the southern part of Narragansett.
According to race officials, this event will start and end near the Narragansett Town Beach. It will include a flat and fast course that covers the Towers, Kinney Avenue, Clark Road, Scarborough Beach, and the Point Judith Lighthouse. Race time is 11 a.m.
NARRAGANSETT- The Coventry Oakers and the Prout School Crusaders have both had their struggles this season. Each team looked to get a big victory on Monday night and pull above .500 for the season.
Ultimately, Coventry had too much offense for the Crusaders on Monday night, winning the game, 3-1, at the Prout School.
The big road victory for the Oakers gives Coventry a 6-5-2 record on the season, while the Crusaders fall to 2-3-5.
MIDDLETOWN- The Narragansett Mariners have been one of the biggest surprises in high school football this season. With an undefeated 3-0 record heading into Friday night's contest against the Middletown Islanders, the Mariners were looking to have a big game under the lights to show they are a legitimate contender in their division.
Despite the success, Narragansett didn't have enough offense to keep up with the Islanders on Friday night, as the Mariners were defeated by Middletown, 48-22.
KINGSTON â€” For the second consecutive home game, the winless Rhode Island football team turned the ball over three times in the first half of a winnable contest.
And, not surprisingly, for the second time in as many games at Meade Stadium, the Rams walked off the field feeling theyâ€™d just throw away an opportunity to give first-year coach Joe Fleming his first victory in charge of the program.
NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Mariners Girls Tennis teams have been one of the best teams in Division II all season. With an 8-1 record going into Monday afternoon's contest, the Mariners were looking for their ninth win against Providence Country Day.
The Mariners were able to continue their impressive season, defeating PCD, 6-1.
Narragansett has won four-straight games, and are still in first place in Division II Suburban A.