Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Narragansett will look for revenge and an upset victory at Middletown tonight.
For the second year in a row, the Middletown Islanders and the Narragansett Mariners will compete for a berth in the Division III Super Bowl game, although this year, the roles are reversed for the two teams. The Islanders host Narragansett at 7 p.m. at the stadium at Gaudet Middle School. In 2011, the Mariners were the No. 2 seed and favorites against No. 3 seeded Middletown. However, a slew of personal fouls on Narragansett and six fumbles, three lost, led to 38-22 win for Middletown. For our coverage and video from that game, click here. The Islanders then lost in the Super Bowl to Rogers. Middletown beat Moses Brown 21-0 in the 2010 Division III Super Bowl. This year, the teams met up once in the regular season. On Oct. 26, Middletown …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Narragansett can’t dig itself out from an 18-0 deficit at the half and falls 24-14 to the East Greenwich Avengers.
NARRAGANSETT – East Greenwich’s Andrew Miner had three touchdown passes and was named offensive MVP in a 24-14 win for the Avengers on Thanksgiving Day at Narragansett High School. The Avengers (9-1, 7-1 Division III) took a 18-0 lead in the first half and never looked back. Although the Mariners (5-5, 4-4 Division III) made a run in the second half, they never came within a possession of East Greenwich. Junior Carney Crawford scored the first touchdown for the Avengers, getting six yards on a pitch with 4:41 left in the first quarter. The teams then traded stalled drives and turnovers, until the final four minutes of the second quarter. With 2:35 left in the first half, Miner completed a four-yard strike to senior Alexander Cleary, …
Friday, November 16, 2012
RIHS Football Poll – Johnston tumbles down the polls after being upset in the Division II playoffs.
After being upset by Central in the opening round of the Division II playoffs, the Johnston Panthers have dropped from No. 5 to No. 11 in the Rhode Island Sports Media High School Football Poll. No. 10 West Warwick and No. 13 Central took advantage of the loss, moving up four and five sports, respectively. The highest ranked Division II team is now Cumberland, at No. 5. La Salle remains in the top spot of the poll, collecting all 14 first place votes, followed by fellow Division I playoff teams Hendricken, Portsmouth and Cranston East. Portsmouth and East flip-flopped in the polls after the Thunderbolts barely beat South Kingstown 23-17. Thanksgiving games for most teams take place either Wednesday or Thursday of this week. The Division II…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
La Salle remains in the top spot, and they remain undefeated.
Back after a week’s absence – thanks Sandy! – not much has changed in the top six. Although the order has switched around a bit, La Salle, Hendricken, Cranston East and Portsmouth remain the top four in the state. La Salle remains undefeated, while the other three have traded wins and losses against one another. Behind the top four in Division I lurk the best two teams – so far – in Division II, Johnston and Cumberland. After the top six is where the ballot gets jumbled, with a mixture of mediocre Division I programs, good Division II programs and great Division III programs. The full poll: Dropped from the poll: No. 20 Warwick Vets. Also receiving votes: Moses Brown (15), Hope (13), North Smithfield (7), South Kingstown (7), Narragansett…
Thursday, October 25, 2012
La Salle takes all 14 first place votes in the latest Rhode Island Sports Media Football Poll, after Hendricken is beaten by Portsmouth.
All 14 first place votes went to No. 1 La Salle this week, after No. 3 Hendricken took its first loss of the season, 39-13, to No. 2 Portsmouth. The win puts the Patriots in good position for a home game in the Division I playoffs, as long as they can win Friday against No. 4 Cranston East. The Thunderbolts can muddy the picture further with a win of their own though. The big movers in this week’s poll were No. 13 West Warwick, No. 18 Westerly and No. 19 East Providence, although for the wrong reasons. All three teams fell at least five spots after losses. The full poll: Dropped from the poll: No. 19 Moses Brown, No. 20 Shea. Also receiving votes: Mt. Hope (29), South Kingstown (24), Hope (16), Shea (12), Moses Brown (8), Narragansett (2) …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The top seven remain unchanged, and South Kingstown remains unranked after another loss, in the latest Rhode Island Sports Media Football Poll.
Inaction is the new action, as the top seven remain unchanged in the Rhode Island Sports Media Football Poll, after a weekend of mostly winning. No. 3 Cranston East lost, but it was to Hendricken, and while they lost a first place vote and about 25 points in the polls, it wasn’t enough to drop below No. 4 Portsmouth. No. 7 Barrington lost to Tolman, which caused the Tigers to jump two spots in the polls, up into a tie at No. 10 with East Greenwich. However, the loss of 30 poll points for the Eagles weren’t enough for No. 8 West Warwick to overtake them. All 20 teams from last week’s poll stayed in this week. The biggest mover was Westerly, which dropped four spots to No. 12 after a loss to Division I East Providence. East Providence moved …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Football Poll – The top five remains unchanged, as South Kingstown drops out of the poll for the first time this year.
The top five – La Salle, Hendricken, Cranston East, Portsmouth and Johnston – remains unchanged in the latest Rhode Island High School Football Media Poll. Cumberland moved up one spot, to No. 6, following a convincing 41-6 win against unranked North Kingstown. Division III squad East Greenwich moved up to No. 11 with a 39-21 win against No. 19 Moses Brown. The full poll: Dropped from the poll: South Kingstown (No. 19) and Coventry (No. 20). Also receiving votes: Rogers 31, South Kingstown 29, Mt. Hope 26, Coventry 15, Warwick Vets 12, Hope 6, Smithfield 6, Classical 5, Central Falls 1. PATCH BALLOT There wasn’t much movement in my ballot either, except toward the bottom end. Chariho and Shea fell off my ballot after loses, with Rogers (No…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
La Salle stays at No. 1, while South Kingstown drops five spots to No. 19.
La Salle is still ranked No. 1 in the state, but Hendricken is gaining, and Cranston East also remains in the hunt for the top ranking in the fourth week of the Rhode Island High School Football Media Poll. The top four of the poll remain unchanged, as La Salle, Hendricken, Cranston East and Portsmouth all won their games. The Johnston Panthers round out the top five, thanks to a 48-0 drubbing of Toll Gate. Shea (No. 15) and Coventry (No. 20) are new to the poll this week. Shea had an impressive win against No. 12 West Warwick, and Coventry beat Warwick Vets 40-8. The full poll: Dropped from poll: St. Raphael (No. 13) and Chariho (No. 16). Also receiving votes: Mount Pleasant 18, Chariho 16, St. Ray’s 15, Hope 10, North Smithfield 8, …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
There is plenty of good soccer today, so get out on the pitch.
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Monday, October 1, 2012
Cross-country and girls’ volleyball are on the slate for Monday!
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