November 17th, 2010
By ERIC RUEB
KINGSTON â€“ The biggest cheer of Tuesday night's home opener wasnâ€™t for Delroy James, Akeem Richmond, Marquis Jones, Will Martell or any of the members of the University of Rhode Island menâ€™s basketball team.
RICHMOND -- The newly elected members of the Town Council will be sworn-in at Town Hall at 7:30 p.m.
RICHMOND -- The recently Town Council approved draft of the town's hazard mitigation plan could result in future grants for projects meant to increase public safety throughout the community.
Exeter-West Greenwick's Kara Shaw scored with 7:57 left to play, giving the Knights' a 2-1 win over Lincoln in the Division II Girls Soccer Championship Match.
The title is the first in EWG girls soccer history.
EWG trailed Lincoln - Division II's top defensive team - 1-0 after a goal early in the first half and went into halftime down by the same score.
Six minutes into the second, the Knights' Cara Caliri put one in the back of the net to tie things at one.
The East Greenwich girls soccer team handled every team in the state this season, and the one it couldn't beat the Avengers in Sunday's D-I final.
After playing 77 minutes of scoreless soccer, La Salle's MacKenzie Meehan scored on a header with 2:46 left in the match, giving the Rams a 1-0 win over East Greenwich in the D-I final.
It's the fourth straight season the Avengers had their season ended at the hands of La Salle.
For the full story, pick up this week's edition of the Pendulum.
The Exeter-West Greenwich girls volleyball overcame a tremendous effort from Burrillville Saturday afternoon, capturing the Division II championship with a hard-fought 25-22, 25-27, 25-20, 29-27 victory at URI's Keaney Gym.
For more on this story, turn to this week's Standard Times newspaper.
The Prout girls volleyball team captured its second consecutive Division I championship, and sixth title overall in the last six years, with a 25-20, 25-19, 25-16 sweep of Coventry Saturday afternoon at URI.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week's Narragansett Times.
CHARLESTOWN -- Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee will be attending Monday night's special Town Council meeting to swear-in the newly elected councilors.
RICHMOND â€“ The Town Council officially established a temporary committee Monday night that will work to provide activities and services to seniors from the town and surrounding communities.
WAKEFIELDâ€”When the Coventry girls volleyball team walked off the Prout High School gymnasium floor as victims of an eye-opening 3-0 sweep at the hands of the Crusaders last month, Oakers coach Leo Bush knew that one moment would define his team for the rest of the season.
â€śThey served us off the court,â€ť Bush said.
It was a rare moment of weakness for the Oakers, who hadnâ€™t lost a game prior to that one â€¦ and havenâ€™t lost one since. It was a moment in which Bush knew his girls would learn a lot about themselves.