Friday, January 4, 2013
EGHS's Drljaca in tennis, Pallister and Kraft in field hockey, McCaffery in Cross Country, and LeBlanc in soccer are named.
The Providence Journal has named many of its All-State teams for the fall season. Here are the girl athletes from East Greenwich High School who received honors. Girls Tennis, First Team: Junior Aleksandra Drljaca was named to the first team for the third year in a row, but this year, she has the distinction of having won the state singles title. Drljaca won every match she played during the regular season, and lost only 2 sets out of the 38 she played. Second Team: Heather Shen Elizabeth Blessing Field Hockey, First Team: Senior Keri Pallister was, according to the Providence Journal, a "key reason East Greenwich finished second in I-South." Pallister, as sweeper, provided leadership for several rookie teammates. Senior Marielle Kraft …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
There was lots of reason to celebrate Tuesday night as more than 20 musicians were recognized for achieving All State status and the Cole Middle School Boys Soccer team was lauded for winning the state championship.
Junior All State musicians (see video, attached): Senior All State musicians (see video, attached): Cole State Champion Boys Soccer team members (see video, attached):
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Seniors Lindsey Buckheit, Tracey Mason and Kayla Santos led the EGHS field hockey team to a state championship.
It’s always nice for a coach when a player is named to the Providence Journal’s All State team. This year, EGHS field hockey coach Deb McMullen had a whopping three players named to the first team – Lindsey Buckheit, Tracey Mason and Kayla Santos. “I think that’s a first for us to have three girls recognized,” said McMullen. She noted that a fourth player – Alex Fontaine – was named to the second team. All the players named are seniors. McMullen said she knew when the seniors were freshmen that they were something special. It turned out she was right: the team captured the state title in November. “That grade as a whole - we always looked forward to them being leaders,” she said. Buckheit and Mason both had sisters two years ahead who …