Thursday, March 28, 2013
Huzzah! Buy yourself some ice cream!
Thursday, March 28
The following institutions have sent us notices or releases about stellar students: - Adrian Pendergast of Wakefield has been named to the Dean’s List for Eckerd College’s for the Fall 2012 semester. - Nicholas Petrocelli and Robert Petrocelli have been named to the Dean’s List for Choate Rosemary Hall for the winter term of 2013. For our past individual Dean’s List articles, click here. For our master list from the Fall 2012 semester, click here. Want to be e-mailed when we post new Dean’s List honorees? Click the “keep me posted!” button below.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Check out some more honorees from Narragansett and South Kingstown!
Tuesday, March 19
The following colleges have sent us honors notices or releases about these students: - Alicia Richards, a Narragansett resident attending the Prout School, has been awarded a $14,000 scholarship to study occupational therapy at Alvernia University. The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors with a minimum SAT score of 1130 (two portions) and a GPA of 3.5. - Paige Damle, a Wakefield resident attending Quinnipiac University, has been inducted into the Tau Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society for nursing. Damle was one of 48 students honored. - Hannah Kraines, a Wakefield resident, was named to the Deans’ List at Azusa Pacific University. For our past individual Dean’s List articles, click here. …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Two local schools have delayed their start by an hour for Friday.
Because of icy and windy conditions, as of 5:30 a.m. Friday both the Prout School and South Kingstown public schools have delayed the start of classes today by one hour. Several other South County high schools – Chariho and Westerly – have also delayed by an hour. The Compass School is also delayed by an hour. Narragansett has not announced any delays as of 5:45 a.m. If there is a delay announced, we will do our best to update this article quickly. At least according to the Rhode Island Broadcasters Network, there are no other cancellations or delays of note. There are no local parking bans, and the University of Rhode Island is also on schedule for courses today.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Coventry has no answer for the long limbs of Abby McKanna, and offense from Maggie Salomone and Chelsea Sahagian.
PROVIDENCE – Another game, and another strong run by Narragansett in the second half, led to a second-straight Division II title game berth for the Mariners. The second-seeded Mariners played even with No. 11 Coventry for about a half, but pulled away as the second half started for a 59-42 win Wednesday night in the Division II girls’ basketball playoffs at the Murray Center on the Rhode Island College campus. “The first five minutes of both halves are crucial,” Narragansett head coach Kathryn Mahoney said. “They turn on that high pressure.” Narragansett received balancing scoring from its starting five – Maggie Salomone, Abby McKanna, Chelsea Sahagian, Hannah Maymon and Ali Castrovillari. Except for Alicia Simeone subbing in for about …
The Crusaders use clutch free throws from Maddie Hagerty to topple another favored team, the Moses Brown Quakers, 34-28.
PROVIDENCE – It was a brutal game to watch at times, but the No. 8 Prout Crusaders were the victors in a gritty 34-28 win Wednesday night against No. 4 Moses Brown in the Division II playoffs at Rhode Island College’s Murray Center. Maddie Hagerty was the lone player on either team to score in double figures, finishing with 10 points. More importantly, the senior sank free throws down the stretch, hitting two free throws with 19.9 left in the game, giving Prout a 32-28 lead. Prior to the free throws, Moses Brown took a timeout, which Hagerty said allowed her to regain her composure. “I was actually really nervous, I was shaking on the sidelines,” she said. “I was definitely able to breathe and compose myself, and calm down.” With little …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Follow along with our live blog for tonight’s action! Tip-off is around 6 p.m. at Rhode Island College.
Three Patch-area schools will be competing in the Division II girls’ basketball playoffs tonight at Rhode Island College, and we will be providing a live chat and running play by play for the proceedings! Taking a look at each of the remaining teams, and how they won last Sunday: The winners of the two games play each other for the Division II title on 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10 at the Ryan Center at the University of Rhode Island.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Prout advances in the Division II playoffs over Middletown, and Narragansett will try to upset top-seeded West Warwick in the Division III playoffs.
Both the Narragansett Mariners and the Prout Crusaders have advanced in their respective playoff series, beating Ponganset and Middletown in the process. The Mariners, the No. 4 seed in the Division III boys’ hockey playoffs, swept No. 5 Ponagansett in their best-of-three series. On Friday, Narragansett opened the series with a 6-1 win, according to stats at Rhode Island High School Hockey. Goals by the Mariners – Robbie Pratt unassisted, Dylan Jardon from Pratt, Connor McKnight unassisted, McKnight from Jardon, Kurt Richardson unassisted, and McKnight from Pratt and Henry McGreen. In game two, Narragansett took a 1-0 first period lead, thanks to a goal from Brody Wise, with the assist by Richardson. In the second, Jardon had two goals, …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Two graduates are announced, along with two more honorees on Dean’s Lists.
Two students have been named to area Dean’s Lists, and two students have graduated from local colleges, according to press releases we’ve received. For our past individual Dean’s List articles, click here. For our master list from the Fall 2012 semester, click here. Want to be e-mailed when we post new Dean’s List honorees? Click the “keep me posted!” button below.
The Crusaders never panic and execute down the stretch in a 49-43 upset of No. 1 Rogers in the Division II playoffs.
PROVIDENCE – Balanced scoring and tough defense led to a 49-43 upset of No. 1 Rogers at the hands of No. 8 Prout in the Division II girls’ basketball playoff quarterfinals at Rhode Island College. The Crusaders trailed 7-1 and 16-7 in the first half, but rallied to trail only 23-18 at the half. Rogers got up by nine at various points in the second half, but couldn’t shake Prout or get up by double digits. Rogers led 32-24 early in the second half, and 34-26, but Prout refused to fade away. The Crusaders went on a 12-2 run, capped by senior Brittany Donovan banking in a 3-point shot, to take a 38-36 lead. When asked what he thought as Donovan launched the 3, Prout head coach Phil Quinn said, “No no no no no no!” After the game, Donovan …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Looking for info on the hockey or basketball playoffs? Check here!
Boys’ Hockey Division II – No. 2 Prout Plays Tonight No. 2 Prout travels to St. George’s in Middletown for game two in their series at 7 p.m. Results from Prout’s first game with No. 7 Middletown were unavailable. If needed, game three will be Monday at a location to be determined. The semifinals start Friday, with the winners playing No. 3 North Kingstown or No. 6 North Smithfield. Boys’ Hockey Division III – No. 4 Narragansett Holds Series Advantage According to reader Paul Sahagian, the Narragansett Mariners took game one of their three-game series with No. 5 Ponaganset, 6-1, on Friday night. Narragansett, seeded No. 4, can take the series with a win tonight at the Levy Rink at 8:30 p.m. If a game three is needed, it would be on Monday …