Hometown Hero: Will Such

The senior rushed for more than 1,400 yards and 15 touchdowns, becoming the first Falcon to earn the state’s Gatorade Football Player of the…

Hometown Hero: Nathan Lussier

Lussier scored three touchdowns and the decisive two-point conversion to lead the Rams to their first state title since 2008

Hometown Hero: Michael Walsh

Walsh leads the RIIL in passing yards (3089) and total yards (4040), with 36 passing touchdowns and 16 rushing scores

Hometown Hero: Maia Caito

Caito’s dominating play at the net helped the Thunderbolts sweep East Greenwich to bring home their second straight Division II volleyball t…

Hometown Hero: Olivia Freitas

Freitas scored a pair of goals, including the game winner, in the Rams 2-1 victory over South Kingstown.

Hometown Sports Hero: Ellie Lawler

The South Kingstown senior became only the third girl in RIIL history to take home three straight Individual Cross Country championships.

Hometown Hero: Bianca Robbins

This week’s Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses Hometown Sports Hero is Johnston’s Bianca Robbins.

Hometown Hero: Dayna Reilly

Reilly posted a perfect 16-0 record at No. 1 Singles helping the Anchorwomen to the Little East regular season and conference tournament cha…

Hometown Hero: Ben Cortes

A reigning All-Stater, Cortes has rewritten the school’s record books as a running back, becoming the Sentinels all-time leading rusher.

Hometown Hero: Art Pontarelli

Pontarelli was honored by Rhode Island College by having the school’s baseball field renamed in his honor.

Hometown Hero: Kari Buonanno

The Moses Brown junior already has 12 goals and 4 assists on the season, helping the Quakers to a 5-1 start.

Hometown Hero: Andrew Licciardi

The All-Stater has caught 86 passes for 1,338 yards and 21 touchdowns while adding 172 tackles and 8 interceptions in his three-year Avenger…

Hometown Hero: Noah Iden

For every field goal and extra point Iden scores, pledges will go to the Kick-It Fund which helps in the battle against pediatric cancer.

Hometown Hero: Emily Kane

Kane took home gold in the 3,000 at last spring’s state track meet, earning her the latest 1st Team All-State honor in her decorated Ram car…

Hometown Hero: Elijah Matthews

The senior ran for more than 1,500 yards with 17 touchdowns last fall, while throwing for another 12 scores from the quarterback spot.

Hometown Hero: Addy Douglas

Douglas became the youngest winner of the State Women’s Amateur, knocking off veteran Kibbe Reilly at the 18th hole in their title match.

Hometown Hero: Davida Dale

A former All-Stater at LaSalle Academy and Juanita Sanchez, Dale has decided to return to her home state to play for URI.

Hometown Hero: Alexis Florio

Florio’ success on the links has earned her the opportunity to compete this week at the Girls PGA Championship.

Hometown Hero: Fredric Silverblatt

The 79-year old will be the oldest competitor at Sunday’s New York City Triathlon. It’s the fourth time he’s taken part in the event.

Hometown Hero: Rachel D’Ellena

D’Ellena is a two-time Tri-State Youth Barrel champion, who has already raced at the National Barrel Horse Association World Championships

Hometown Hero: Daniel Karlin

The Classical senior’s success in the classroom and on the field earned him a preferred walk-on spot at Duke University.