HOPE VALLEY - They gave themselves a chance, nearly pulling off a successful comeback in their final plate appearance. That was all Tom O’Brien could hope for. The head coach of the East Greenwich 12-year-old All Stars had nothing but high praise for his club following a season-ending 3-1 lo…
WARWICK - They almost got the game completed in its entirety, but Mother Nature had other plans. The East Greenwich 12’s had two separate opponents to contend with on Tuesday as they faced off against Warwick North in the opening round of the double elimination District 3 Tournament at Abe K…
EAST GREENWICH - West Warwick knew going into Tuesday night’s D-II quarterfinal matchup with East Greenwich that significant changes would be needed on their behalf if there was to be any chance of advancing to the next round. Those changes would not arrive. In a showdown that closely mirror…
EAST GREENWICH - Two games, two wins, two dominant outings from their starting pitchers. The East Greenwich baseball team improved to 6-2 on the season Thursday afternoon with a decisive 6-2 victory against Burrillville, continuing a stretch of success that they hope will continue by the tim…
Steve Cirella was at his best in the toughest test in men’s track and field at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship May 1-2 in Fairfax, Va.
CRANSTON - That they came so close made the agony of defeat all the more painful.
EAST GREENWICH - The weather played a factor in the low scoring affair between East Greenwich and Portsmouth last Saturday at Carcieri Field, but Avenger head coach John George was anticipating a defensive showdown to take place anyhow.
The East Greenwich High School girls is making some noise as it nears the end of its first foray into the state's upper echelon.
South County baseball fans can officially mark their calendars.
Derek Shea is having a solid season with the Wells baseball team.
CRANSTON - One town, two schools, two victories. Whether they are going up against the Thunderbolts or the Falcons, the East Greenwich football team has had their way with teams from Cranston in 2021, dismantling each of them with relative ease through the first two weeks of the season.
COVENTRY - One team was playing for just the third time all season. The other had not appeared in front of their home fans in more than a full year. Such has become the norm during the Fall II phase of the RIIL season as athletes, coaches and schools continue to operate on a day-to-day basis…
Coming weeks in D-1 will serve as a challenge
Every Colonial Athletic Association team except the University of Rhode Island opened the spring football season this past weekend. The Rams were on a week one bye, adding further mystery to an already wide set of unknowns.
Exeter native hitting well in junior season at UNCW
Max Miranda and the 18th-ranked University of Notre Dame men’s swim team is geared up to defend its title at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship next Wednesday through Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
The Avengers Ice Hockey team took on Smithfield on Saturday, a game that ended in a loss for East greenwich with a score of 7-3. The teams played at West Warwick Civic Center, and the Avengers will play next this Saturday at 9 p.m. against Moses Brown School.
Parker Ford is off to another big start with the Providence men’s hockey team.
EAST GREENWICH - A week from now, barring any setbacks or increased regulations issued by the Governor, the 2021 RIIL High School basketball season will officially get underway.
Antwan Walker pulled down an offensive rebound and went back up with it. His putback was off the mark, but teammate Malik Martin grabbed the miss. When his own follow got blocked Martin scratched for another rebound. Walker then went to the floor to trigger a jump ball after a missed 3-point…
Leave it to one of the best athletes in South Kingstown High School history, a member of the class of 2020, to sum up the mix of heartbreak and perspective that defined sports for much of 2020.
PROVIDENCE – There’s no reason for concern presently. It’s still game on for R.I. high school fall sports.
Photo by Laura Paton
Last week’s early snowfall had the Yawgoo Valley Ski Area staff excited, and “Shredder McCoy”, the area’s snowboarding mascot, making an attempt to ride the lightly coated beginner slope. Several staff members sat in the ski lodge watching the driving snow, as it collected on the trails. It …
WARWICK — Why are we in this division? If only R.I. high school athletic directors had a nickel for every time they heard that question from coaches, players, and parents.
KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball has come down with a case of seasonal depression. The holidays are over, the gifts are gone, the tree is wilting. The Rams are looking hapless two games into 2020, with their latest loss coming at home to Richmond, 69-61.
The East Greenwich boy’s basketball team nearly upset Division I North Kingstown last week. They followed up that strong effort with a pair of wins over Division II opponents. Last Friday, they took down Pilgrim 63-52, and then on Monday, they defeated Tiverton 52-44.
PROVIDENCE – The latest prospect to supply the Providence Friars with a verbal commitment can thank his high school basketball head coach for placing the youngster on PC’s radar long before his recruiting picked up steam.
The Rhode Island men’s soccer team is two victories away from a berth in the NCAA Division I Tournament and senior Stavros Zarokostas is a key performer with the Rams.
NORTH KINGSTOWN – The season was over. The Avengers had had another great run through Division II – winning 14 league contests in the regular season – but facing a 21-14 deficit to Burrillville in the fourth set, there was simply no way EG could rally back to win the semifinal match. Except…
EAST GREENWICH - Last weekend the undefeated East Greenwich Avengers took on the Middletown Islanders in their first game of the 2019 postseason. In what could have been the coldest game of the year at twenty-eight degrees at kickoff, the Avengers withstood the freezing temperatures and prev…
EAST GREENWICH - The outcome following Friday night’s showdown between a rebuilding West Warwick group and a veteran squad from East Greenwich came as a surprise to no one.
SMITHFIELD – It took two extra periods of play, some nail-biting and a shootout, but the East Greenwich Avengers are headed back to the Division I field hockey state championship game.
PAWTUCKET – Maddie Omicioli was the No. 3 seed entering this past weekend’s Main Draw. The sophomore played above her seeding and never shirked away from the spotlight, defeating defending state champion Candice Ballarin, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to win the title.
LINCOLN – Hurricane Avenger blew through Ferguson Field and proceeded to swallow up the Lincoln High football team.
By COLBY COTTER
The East Greenwich 12U Softball All-Stars defeated Cumberland Thursday night 7-0 to claim the state title. They will head to Bristol, Connecticut next week to play in the New England Regional Tournament. Check out next week's Pendulum for full coverage of the championship team.