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  1. Ciolfi takes on new challenge at Woonsocket (R.I.)

    Mike Scandura

    What T.J. Ciolfi may accomplish would be the basketball equivalent of a hat trick in hockey. During the 2008-09 season, his only one as the Johnson & Wales University women's basketball team's head coach, he guided the Wildcats to a rare winning r...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Recap: No. 10 B-R 28, Duxbury 14

    Mike Scandura

    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- If No. 10 Bridgewater-Raynham played a hockey game Friday night instead of a football game, Shawn Noel would have earned the game's first star. Noel, a sophomore running back who made his first varsity start, sliced a...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  3. A whirlwind summer for Mt. St. Charles' Belisle

    Mike Scandura

    To the average Rhode Island sports fan, the name Dave Belisle conjures up images of the Mount St. Charles boys' hockey team. Since Dave's father, Bill, became the head coach, the Mounties have won 32 Division I state championships, including a nat...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  4. East Providence (R.I.) takes first baseball title

    Mike Scandura

    In the illustrious history of East Providence High sports, the Townies had won a total of 14 state championships prior to this academic year. State championship banners in sports like football, hockey and volleyball adorned the walls in the school's ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  5. Recap: No. 2 BC High 2, Hendricken (R.I.) 2

    Mike Scandura

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - BC High coach John Flaherty was content to exit Brown University's Meehan Auditorium with a point on Saturday afternoon and not wonder about what might have been. As a means of explanation: The No. 2 Eagles and perennial Rhode I...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  6. Hendricken emerges from pack at MSC Face-Off

    Mike Scandura

    Without question Mount St. Charles, La Salle Academy and Hendricken have fielded the state's dominant boys' hockey teams for decades. But for the most part, the only time each is under the same roof at the same time is when they play in the annual Mo...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  7. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    Different year. Same story. Or to put it another way, Hendricken is giving every indication that it's zeroing in on a state-record 18th Division I baseball championship. Through games of May 7, the Hawks led Division I-North with an 11-0 record...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  8. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    The Rhode Island Interscholastic League has held boys' hockey state tournaments since 1933. From that year until the present, one school has dominated regardless of division alignments. This season, the RIIL implemented a Super Four championship w...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  9. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    At the risk of using a culinary metaphor, the regular season comprised the appetizer for boys' basketball. The soup and salad comprised the division tournaments. And the entree is what 16 teams have been anxiously waiting to devour. After Hope,...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  10. Recap: Hendricken (R.I.) 5, Notre Dame (Conn.) 3

    Mike Scandura

    WARWICK, R.I. -- All of a sudden, the bull's-eye on the collective backs of the Bishop Hendricken became larger. That's what happened Friday night when the defending Division I Rhode Island state champions beat defending Division I Connecticut cha...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  11. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    Officially, the nickname of the Classical High boys' basketball team is the Purple. But given how well head coach John Kavanagh's team has played in recent weeks, perhaps that nickname should be preceded by the adjective "red-hot." Classical cl...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  12. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    The highest magnitude on the Richter scale which is used to measure earthquakes is 10. The upset the Coventry boys' hockey team sprung on perennial Division I state champion Mount St. Charles registered 12. Or to put it another way, the Oakers'...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  13. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    Maybe Mount St. Charles will win a record 43rd state boys' hockey championship. After all, the Mount returns 13 players from last season's team that posted a 21-8-0 overall record and lost in a pulsating, best-of-three finals to Bishop Hendricken. ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  14. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    At face value, the La Salle Academy boys' lacrosse team should have been devastated last spring by graduation when six All-State players - including All-Americans Ryan Poirier (midfield) and Cody O'Donnell (defender) - departed via the cap-and-gown r...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  15. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    Defending Division I state baseball champion Cranston West has picked up where it left off last season. Through games of April 18, the Falcons (5-0) were tied for first place with Hendricken in Division 1 Central. And like any good team, the Fa...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  16. New England Roundup: Rhode Island

    Mike Scandura

    From 1968 through 1992, Central High dominated boys' basketball in Rhode Island. Under coaching legends Jim Adams and Don Pastine, the Knights captured 11 of 24 state championships including seven in a row from 1968-75. Players like Rickey Sant...

    Blog | March 22, 2012