NORTH SCITUATE– Nichole Barger, Amy Laverty and Meaghan Scullin all finished in the top 20 overall to pace the Clippers to a third-place team finish at the R.I. Class A Championships.
Barger, a senior, came in ninth overall, running the 3.1-mile course in 19:43.50. Laverty and Scullin took 13th and 16th, with times of 19:58.67 and 20:04.06, respectively. Rounding out Cumberland’s top five were Julia Dempsey (22nd) and Colleen Enestvedt (27th).
BURRILLVILLE -- The tradition after a Burrillville High football victory is for the coaches and players to hustle to the home stands at Alumni Field, and with the marching band knocking it out behind them, to sing the school’s fight song with the remaining faithful.
WOONSOCKET – Richard Lawrence swears by the creed of sportsmanship and fair play. The Mount St. Charles athletic director never hesitates to draw upon his fundamental beliefs whenever a teachable moment with his athletes presents itself.
CENTRAL FALLS – North Smithfield withstood a stiff challenge from Central Falls on Friday night in a Division IV game that looked like a mismatch on paper, at least to those who don’t know the Warriors’ heart.
WOONSOCKET – The Villa Novans stand one win away from clinching the school’s first-ever first-place finish in boys’ soccer after a 5-2 win over Exeter-West Greenwich at a rain-soaked Barry Field on Thursday.
WOONSOCKET – Desperate for a victory if it wanted to earn a Division I post-season berth, Woonsocket High utilized two first-half tallies from senior Dacia MacNeill and freshman Tayla Darling to snatch a 2-0 upset triumph over Warwick Vets at Barry Field on rainy Thursday.