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COVENTRY- In their one and only meeting of the regular season, the Coventry boys soccer team had little difficulty dispatching the Lions from Lincoln, as they turned a 4-0 halftime lead into a 9-2 win by game’s end, allowing them to maintain their position atop Division II play in the early …

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WEST WARWICK- The West Warwick girls soccer team managed to come away with a hard fought 3-3 draw on Tuesday afternoon, as they played host to the Westerly Bulldogs. The tie brought the Wizards record to 1-0-1 on the young season, while, Westerly, still in search of their first win of the ye…

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WEST WARWICK- They did it again. For the second time in as many meetings, Collette Vacations erupted late offensively to put away Post Two, topping them by an 8-0 score, bringing an end to their season. Collette, still jockeying for playoff positioning, has two games left in their season.

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WEST WARWICK- Though they would fall to them by a 9-4 count the following day, West Warwick was able to put together a thrilling come from behind win over Warwick PAL on Saturday, rallying late for a 7-5 victory.

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 WEST WARWICK- Playing for the second time in as many days, West Warwick would see their efforts fall short on Thursday in a 7-6 loss at the hands of Tiverton in a non-league matchup, dropping their record to 4-4.

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KINGSTON – For four days over the scorching hot Independence Day weekend, the best teams in the world at spinning and tossing plastic discs gathered at the University of Rhode Island’s athletic fields, where an assortment of tents, chalk-marked fields, a Learn to Play clinic and some refresh…

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JOHNSTON- It was ‘Christmas in June’ for fans of high school football in Rhode Island last Saturday. Exactly six months prior to the revered winter holiday, seniors from across the state gathered at Johnston Memorial Stadium for one final showdown on the gridiron.

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WEST WARWICK- In terms of wins and losses, West Warwick’s Post Two Junior Legion team is as perfect as they can get. Granted, the club has only played two games, but as of Tuesday night, they stand at 2-0 on the year, thanks to a thrilling come from behind victory against MERC/ Post 29 on Tu…

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WEST WARWICK- There will be plenty of road games throughout the course of the summer, but for the time being, West Warwick Post Two is looking to make the most of their time spent at McCarthy Field.

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PROVIDENCE- They knew from the onset that it was not going to be easy. If not for the fact that it was the semifinals of the state tournament, then the fact that the team they were facing had already beaten them twice this year.

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SEKONK, Mass. — There will be no repeating as champions this year for the West Warwick boys’ tennis team. An otherwise dominant season came to an end on Saturday with a 4-2 loss in the semifinals at the hands of Providence Country Day. The Knights would find their own season ending in disapp…

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ESMOND- All baseball games must end at one point or another, even if they take 20 days to complete. Nearly three full weeks after putting together a stunning rally, only to have it put on hold due to rain, the West Warwick baseball team made the trip back to Smithfield on Tuesday, looking to…

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WEST WARWICK- They came away victorious, which in the postseason is really all that matters, but West Warwick volleyball head coach Michael Shunney did not feel that his team played up to their potential on Wednesday. Fresh off a 3-0 sweep in the Preliminary Round of the playoffs over a stru…

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LINCOLN- It was a game of opportunities, with one side cashing in and the other not on Monday afternoon at Lincoln High School. The Lions avenged a defeat at the hands of the Oakers from earlier in the season with a 7-3 victory on their home field to kick off the final week of the regular season.

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WEST WARWICK- Fans of the local high school track teams had plenty to be proud of this past weekend. On Saturday, the West Warwick boys track team captured the Class B title down in Portsmouth, while the Oakers turned in strong performances of their own, as they host the Class A Championship…

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NICK CANTOR Southern Rhode Island Newspapers WEST WARWICK — In a season in which losses have heavily outnumbered wins, the West Warwick softball team has guaranteed themselves a victory next Wednesday, when they honor one of their players during an alumni game at Amby Smith Field. Freshman A…

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WEST WARWICK- When Matt Grenier does damage with his bat, it is usually the opposition feeling the impact on the scoreboard, but on Friday afternoon at McCarthy Field in the Wizards’ 8-2 win over Mount St. Charles, the damage was literal. With the bases loaded and his team already up 1-0 aga…

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WEST WARWICK- Two nights prior, despite falling 3-0 on the road to Cranston West, West Warwick volleyball coach Michael Shunney said that he liked the direction his team was heading in. On Friday night, his team would back up that statement by sweeping a young, inexperienced East Greenwich s…

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WEST WARWICK- The gray skies and heavy drizzle could not deter the Deering Middle School track team from holding their daily practice on Monday afternoon. Despite the less than favorable weather conditions, the Junior Wizards were out beginning their fourth week of practice under the guidanc…

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NARRAGANSETT – West Warwick and Narragansett’s girls softball teams both got their division schedules started on Tuesday afternoon, and it was a cold and windy evening by the time the Mariners scored 21 runs in the fifth and sixth innings to force the 10-run mercy rule at 29-19.

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PROVIDENCE – Despite impassioned pleas from Tolman and Rogers to have their respective varsity football programs remain in a Division II setting that offers each the chance to be competitive on a yearly basis, the RIIL’s Principals’ Committee on Athletics earlier this week voted 12-1 to impl…

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WEST WARWICK — For the second straight season the Coventry hockey team finished well below .500 during the Division I Eccleston regular season and had to face a higher seed in a best-of-three quarterfinal playoff series.

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PROVIDENCE — After losing a one-point match in Friday’s R.I. Wrestling Championship quarterfinals to eventual state champion Moulaye Sangare, West Warwick 152-pound senior Luis Salazar gamely battled his way through the consolation bracket to move within a win of his first trip to New Englands.

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WARWICK- By all accounts, the past weekend could not have gone any better for the West Warwick/Exeter-West Greenwich co-op hockey team. Within a span of 24 hours, the Knight-Wizards ended a team’s perfect season, spoiled two senior nights, recorded a hat trick and locked up the second overal…

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PROVIDENCE- Rhode Island’s best gathered at Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday afternoon for the Indoor State Championships. Powerhouses Hendricken and La Salle dominated a lot of the competition, but Coventry and West Warwick made sure to leave their marks as well before th…

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WEST WARWICK- The game was heavily anticipated, as it featured the top two teams in Division III going at one another late in the season, but Monday’s showdown between The Knight-Wizards and Ponaganset Chieftains had a more important component to it, one that extended beyond the hockey rink.…

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WEST WARWICK- As she stood at the free throw line late in the second half with her team out in front 51-45, Brooke Young had more on her mind than simply extending the Wizards’ lead. With 986 career points under her belt entering the night, the junior had captured the attention of everyone i…

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PROVIDENCE – In the unconventional RIIL indoor track and field schedule – with its co-meets, dual meets, individual rankings and final statewide jamboree for the eighteen best athletes per each event regardless of team rank – the Class Championships may be the sport’s most interesting single…

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HARRISVILLE- With their game on Friday night against Ponaganset getting postponed due to snow, the Knight-Wizards looked to make the most of their only game of the weekend. On Saturday night, the team made the long trek up to Levy Rink where they faced off against the Johnston/North Providen…

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WEST WARWICK- A busy week of basketball wrapped up for the Wizards, as they played host to St. Raphael on Thursday night. A relentless effort by the home team would eventually fall short in a 72-61 loss, as the Saints’ Trevante Jones proved to be too much for West Warwick to handle.

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CRANSTON- In search of their first win of the season, the 0-3 West Warwick gymnastics team took on a 1-2 Toll Gate squad on Monday afternoon at Dream Big Gymnastics Studio. The two teams were there as part of a four-team meet that included Portsmouth and Mt. Hope as well.

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West Warwick – East Greenwich threw all strategy and game planning out the window, but their talented seniors went with the flow of the game and were able to pick up two first-period goals against Coventry standout senior goaltender Ryan Clifford, beating the Oakers 2-1.  It was another unde…

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WEST WARWICK — The West Warwick and Exeter/West Greenwich boys hockey co-op picked up a couple of wins at Benny Magiera Memorial Ice Rink over the weekend, beating 4-4 Division III Warwick Veterans High 4-3 on Friday then beating winless D-III team East Providence 10-2 on Saturday.

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WARWICK- Following their loss to North Kingstown on Tuesday night, Wizards head coach Richard Grenier offered a brief insight into their next opponents, saying that it would likely be one of their most difficult challenges of the year.

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CRANSTON- It was only a five-point defeat, but it felt like more, as the Deering Middle School girls basketball team came up short in their bid to make it two wins in as many tries against the Western Hills Cobras. After beating them 35-23 in their first meeting of the season back on Decembe…

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WEST WARWICK- Few things make a coach of any sport happier than when their players follow through on what they have been preaching to them in practice. For Mike Francois, to see the West Warwick girls basketball team play a fast-paced up tempo style on Monday night was a positive sign of thi…

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CRANSTON — Three days before Christmas, the West Warwick basketball team looked more prepared for Halloween in their orange road uniforms as they took on the Cranston East Thunderbolts in a Division I showdown.

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WEST WARWICK- It was a successful start to the season for the West Warwick wrestling team, as they prevailed over Juanita Sanchez 48-20 . The win was made possible in large part by the fact that the Cavaliers were lacking a full team, resulting in numerous forfeits, or automatic points for t…

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CRANSTON- After a strong showing in the Pink Out Tournament over the weekend in which they prevailed over Johnston and Ponaganset, the West Warwick girls basketball team played their first official game of the season on Tuesday night at Cranston East. Turnovers and mental mistakes would be t…