More stories by J.P. Smollins

Hometown Hero: Billy Butler

Butler hit .416 with 31 RBI’s this season for the Chieftains, earning postseason MVP honors.

Hometown Hero: Nikki Merrill

The Portsmouth sophomore won three outdoor titles at the State Track Meet, giving her seven gold medals this season.

Hometown Hero: Dylan O’Donnell

A two-time All-American on the lacrosse field, O’Donnell scored more than 250 career points, helping La Salle to four straight Division I ti…

Hometown Hero: Jarod Tessier

A three-time All State selection, Tessier has led Mount Saint Charles to a 17-1 regular season mark and the top seed in the Division I playo…

Hometown Hero: Nick Fontecha

Fontecha completed his first varsity season with Central by taking home the State Individual title.

Hometown Hero: Gabby Conca

The La Salle senior helped the Rams to an 11-2 start with both her bat and her pitching prowess.

Hometown Hero: Veta Mayer

The reigning U.S. Lacrosse All-American, Mayer has tallied 34 goals and 10 assists, helping Wheeler move into a tie for second place in Divi…

High School Roundup: Saturday, April 29

Cranston East handed LaSalle it’s 1st D-I loss in baseball, and the Classical Classic completed it’s first co-ed year in Track and Field.  

Hometown Hero: Drew Blanchard

The Moses Brown midfielder earned All-State honors as a junior, with 30 goals and 36 assists, helping the Quakers reach the Division I title…

High School Lacrosse

Mount St. Charles beat East Providence 13-0 in Boy’s D-III lacrosse.

Hometown Hero: Brandon Kolek

Cumberland’s all-time leading scorer led his team to a win over undefeated Shea in the D-II championship game.

Hometown Hero: Jehlani Galloway

The Classical junior caught nine touchdowns and racked up more than 460 yards for the Purple last fall, earning 2nd team All-State honors.

Hometown Hero: T.J. Weeks

Weeks averaged 17 points and 7 rebounds for the Hawks this season, helping his team to both the Division I and State Championships.

Hometown Hero: Terrell Brown

The East Providence native helped lead the Tilton School to the NEPSAC AA title game and a spot in the National Prep Championships.

Hometown Hero: David Duke

The Cushing Academy star helped the Penguins to the NEPSAC AA Championship in his first season, a year after leading Classical to the Divisi…

Hometown Hero: Brycen Goodine

Goodine has settled into the Saints’ starting lineup and helped lead his team to a 20-9 record and the sixth seed in the upcoming NEPSAC AA …

Hometown Hero: Katie Nelson

Nelson helped the Shamrocks take home the MIAA Division I State Basketball title last Winter