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Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 quarterfinals at home on Thursday night. Goalkeeper Ethan Labolita made 15 … more
The Westport baseball and softball teams finished up their regular seasons and now wait for to learn their tournament fates.  The baseball team beat South Shore 3-2 on Friday and … more
Girls lacrosse beats Scituate 13-6, moves on to semis Peckham and Polofsky combine for 11 goals Zoe Peckham and Julia Polofsky combined for 11 goals as the Tiverton girls lacrosse team beat … more
Gavin Palombo's extra-inning base hit helped the East Providence High School baseball team avoid a massive upset by Chariho in the preliminary round of the 2024 Division II championship playoffs. … more
The third-seeded East Providence High School boys' tennis team breezed by visiting and sixth-seeded Prout in the quarterfinal round of the 2024 Division II championship tournament Friday, May 24. … more
For the second time in as many years in the postseason, cross-city rival St. Mary Academy-Bay View handed East Providence High School a gut-wrenching loss in the Division III girls' lacrosse … more
The East Providence High School baseball team begins its pursuit of a second consecutive Division II championship in city Friday night, May 24, when the Townies host Chariho. First pitch is 5 … more
Crosstown competitors East Providence High School and St. Mary Academy-Bay View meet for the second time in as many years in the Division III postseason, this time in the quarterfinal round of the … more
It's best regular season record in decades as well as setting a new program scoring mark for stroke play scoring still weren't enough for the East Providence High School golf team to earn a berth … more
Three matches is all that potentially remains in the noteworthy careers of the seniors on the East Providence High School boys' tennis team as the Townies begin their pursuit of the 2024 Division II … more
"MetLinks," the reimagined nine-hole layout on the site of the former Metacomet Country Club, will soon tee off for real after the full East Providence Waterfront Commission, at its May 16 meeting, … more
Makayla Grace struck out 9 and Jayda Pequita homered and drove in 4 runs as the Wildcats walloped South Shore 15-3, in a non-league home game on Tuesday afternoon. Westport improved their overall record to 6-8 with a power ranking of 33 in Division 5, as they fight for a playoff spot with four games left to play in the regular season. more
A couple of aspiring East Providence High School spring sports playoff teams prepped for their respective upcoming championship tournaments with relatively comfortable victories Wednesday, May 15. … more
The first of the spring sports sides to know their postseason fate, the East Providence High School boys' tennis team wrapped up its 2024 Division II regular season over the last week with a pair of … more
Junior Ethan Santerre was pitching a gem against third place, 9-4 Cumberland. The mighty Clippers managed just a single run against the lefty, who had struck out five through the first five innings, keeping them off balance with a nasty, down-and-in, slider, fastball and changeup. Santerre unfortunately tired in the sixth and Cumberland took advantage, exploding for 6 runs to take a 7-0 lead. more
After suffering just its third of the season the weekend prior, the East Providence High School baseball team responded with a trio of victories over the next seven days in Division II play as the … more
The Design Review Committee sub-set of the Waterfront Commission unanimously recommended to the full body to approve the new nine-hole golf course at the former site of the Metacomet Country Club. … more
It’s been a tough start to the season for the Westport girls tennis team, who lost a close 3-2 match to Durfee on Monday for their seventh loss in a row. The team is currently 1-7. Their lone … more
The East Providence High School girls' lacrosse club closed last hovering at and around the .500 mark in the Division III standings following a split of two league games, a 15-9 loss to visiting Narragansett on Tuesday, … more
The East Providence High School baseball team upped its most recent win streak to three after the Townies outlasted host Woonsocket 11-5 in a wild Division II outing played Tuesday, May 7. EP dropped … more
Playing the first of two matches over a week's time that will determined its playoff seeding, the East Providence High School boys' tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to host East Greenwich in a key, … more
Westport junior Luke Finglas mowed down Wareham hitters in the Westport baseball team’s 5-1 victory in an away game on Thursday afternoon. The win was the Wildcats third straight as they … more
The Mt. Hope girls track team place third and the boys team placed eighth at the Eastern Division track championships at Barrington High School on Saturday. "The boys and girls had a great day … more
For the second time in less than a week, the East Providence High School girls' outdoor track and field team finished second to its neighbors from Barrington as the host Eagles followed up their … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — For the moment at least, the Silver Spring Golf Course off Pawtucket Avenue in city has been given the green light to open why the volunteers who operate the six-hole layout … more
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