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  1. 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
  2. Rhode Island: Monteiro takes reins at EP

    Mike Scandura

    Even though the East Providence High football team didn't begin preseason practice until August 14, new head coach Jay Monteiro already had a motto to present to his players: CAD. That's an acronym which stands for "Character, Academics and Discip...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  3. 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
  4. North Kingstown (R.I.) softball returns to top of hill

    Mike Scandura

    North Kingstown High softball coach Adam Laliberte had a recent discussion with the school's athletic director Howie Hague when Hague posed the following question: "How difficult is it for a team to play North Kingstown knowing it's only going to sco...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  5. Lincoln School, Wheeler take rivalry to next level

    Mike Scandura

    One of the oldest cliches in baseball is "three strikes and you're out." The Lincoln School girls' lacrosse team already had its "three strikes" in games against Wheeler School. Twice the Warriors beat the Lynx for the championship when both schoo...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  6. Barrington (R.I.) lax eyeing title No. 11

    Mike Scandura

    Roll these numbers around in your mind: Since the Rhode Island Interscholastic League added girls' lacrosse in 2001, Barrington High has captured 10 of 13 Division I state championships - including the 2013 crown under then-first-year head coach Kath...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  7. Hendricken (R.I.) on track for another title run

    Mike Scandura

    One day last spring after Bishop Hendricken won its 12th Division I state baseball championship under veteran coach Ed Holloway - the 18th in school history - Holloway was having lunch with five of his players. "I asked the kids 'Did you ever thin...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  8. Recap: No. 4 Xaverian 15, La Salle (R.I.) 12

    Mike Scandura

    PROVIDENCE, R.I . - Granted, defending MIAA Division 1 boys' lacrosse champion Xaverian Brothers and two-time defending Rhode Island Division 1 champion La Salle Academy play in different leagues as well as in different states. But what if the Haw...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  9. La Salle (R.I.) lacrosse building a dynasty

    Mike Scandura

    La Salle Academy's boys' lacrosse team began the 2014 season with back-to-back Division I state championship trophies in the school's trophy case. But don't waste your breath asking coach Steve O'Donnell if he expects to add a third consecutive st...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  10. East Greenwich (R.I.) lax reloads and rebuilds

    Mike Scandura

    How do you spell "four-peat?" That's what the East Greenwich boys' lacrosse team is seeking this season, a fourth consecutive Division II state championship (along with a fourth consecutive Division II-South title). Prior to games of April 8, t...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  11. North Kingstown (R.I.) girls' hoop sees mission through

    Mike Scandura

    During the first week in December, coach Bob Simeone took his North Kingstown girls' basketball team to Connecticut for a scrimmage against Fitch High. "We stayed in a hotel, spent time in a conference room and put up goals," said Simeone. "We wan...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  12. North Providence (R.I.) hoop makes improbable run

    Mike Scandura

    Nobody could blame North Providence High basketball coach Paul Rizzo if he shed tears of sadness last June when 10 of the 14 boys on his 2012-13 team that finished 15-3 and lost to Shea in the Division II quarterfinals graduated. Now flash forward...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  13. East Greenwich (R.I.) basketball eyes perfect ending

    Mike Scandura

    Fact: With one regular-season game remaining (Thursday night at Ponaganset), the East Greenwich boys' basketball team already has clinched the Division III West championship plus the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Division III Tournament. Fact: The Av...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  14. La Salle (R.I.) seeking D1 state title

    Mike Scandura

    After his team began the season with a 14-game winning streak, La Salle Academy boys' basketball coach Eric Simonelli wasn't inclined to excoriate the Rams after they were edged, 69-61, by Smithfield on Feb. 6 in a Division I-North game. "The real...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  15. La Salle (R.I.) hoop dethrones Classical

    Mike Scandura

    Ordinarily, when a school holds a pep rally, regardless of sport, it's before a playoff game. That wasn't the case on Tuesday night when La Salle Academy held a pep rally prior to its Division I crossover game with defending boys' state basketball...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  16. Notebook: R.I. athletes get their hall call

    Mike Scandura

    Add the names of Eddie Markowski, Maddy Berkson, Shane Lagor and Sean Reddy to the long list of high school athletes and coaches that have been honored by Words Unlimited, Rhode Island's organization of sportswriters, sportscasters and sports publici...

    Blog | January 18, 2014