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Mount St. Charles Girls Tennis Team Serves Up Tradition For Thanksgiving

Amidst a pandemic that keeps throwing curveballs at seemingly every turn, the two captains of this year’s Mount St. Charles girls tennis team understood that an internal approach would have to carry the day in order to keep an important cause alive. If “Pass the Plate” was going to collect nonperishable items and donate them...

La Salle Cross Country Steps Up Big in the Nike Virtual Nationals

Imagine running in a national championship high school cross-country meet where it’s just you and your teammates. Chase Leach, Jack Casey and the rest of the La Salle Academy harriers didn’t have to wonder. They lived it … running side-by-side with not another team in sight. This past Saturday, the Rams convened at the Cumberland Monastery...
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Moses Brown’s Sophia Gorriaran Conquers The Distance Challenge

Say Sophia Gorriaran’s name and you’re bound to conjure up all sorts of positive vibes throughout the middle-distance running community. Last winter as a freshman, Gorriaran turned plenty of heads at the R.I. Interscholastic League Indoor Track & Field Championship when she captured the 1,000 (3:03.61) and 1,500 meters (4:40.99). In August, she flew to Nashville...
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Sports Are A Family Affair For St. Raphael’s Tyla Forbes

Trent Forbes is where he is today because of sports – specifically playing college basketball for the Providence Friars. Now 51 and still hooping it up as part of weekly 2-on-2 games, the humble, down-to-earth Forbes continues to keep two feet firmly in the world of sports. One foot is dedicated to older daughter Tatum...
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Cranston East Vs Toll Gate Soccer: Inside The Matchup

CRANSTON EAST VS TOLL GATE BOYS SOCCER - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 LIVE AT 4PM ON COX’S YURVIEW CHANNEL 4, ON THE COX CONTOUR APP OR STREAMING.  They’ve already met once this fall and it was a non-league game, meaning that the actual result has no bearing on the playoff picture. On Tuesday, the boys soccer teams...
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URI Football’s ‘Coach a la Carte’ Hits The Road For Food And Adventure

URI football head coach Jim Fleming didn’t know exactly what he was getting into. “I’ve got time so I’ll work it out,” thought Fleming, referring to the silence that had replaced all the powerful noises that are commonly associated with his profession at this time of year. The sound of the band playing the school fight...
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LaSalle’s Jaedon Costa Takes Ownership In His Senior Year

He scored only one goal last season, yet Jaedon Costa – a youngster who is selfless to a fault – was one of the main reasons why the La Salle Academy boys soccer team captured the state championship. “He was brilliant,” said Mario Pereira, La Salle’s longtime head coach. “Very smart player.” They say timing in...
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URI Football Has Been Attracting Increased NFL Attention

At a time when head coach Jim Fleming and his University of Rhode Island football team continue to sit idly by, the Rams are still finding ways to squeeze their way into the conversation. On this particular occasion, the table is being set by former URI players with NFL ties. Once the dust had settled...
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ESPN Celebrates Cranston West’s Madison Alves

A catchy jingle greets Madison Alves upon reporting to work these days at Warwick's Chelo’s Waterfront Bar & Grille. It’s one example of how much the life of the Cranston West junior has changed. Another example can be found when Alves checks to see what work shifts she’s been assigned. “In my schedule now, my name...
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Tim O’Shea Will Enjoy Helping His Team Realize The Value NAPS Provides.

Tim O’Shea is back, once again holding the title of head coach of a basketball team. However, his latest hoop foray represents a vast departure from the roundball experiences that have defined his life for 34 years – 10 of which were spent patrolling the sidelines and creating memories as Bryant University's men’s basketball head...