Monday, February 25, 2013
The undefeated Northmen led the game throughout.
In the end, North Smithfield would not be denied a perfect season, beating East Greenwich in the Division III Boys Basketball final 66-55, and improving their unbeaten streak to 24 games. Senior Cody L'Heureux scored 29 points for the Northmen. But East Greenwich didn't go down easily, despite having to play catchup the entire game. Seniors David Hopkins and Ryan Gavin led scoring for the Avengers, with 18 points and 14 points respectively. The Avengers got to the D III final after a couple of great wins over, first, Mount Hope and then Middletown, after going 14-4 in the regular season. "I’m so proud of my kids for their effort and respect they gave me all year," said Matt Records, who took over as coach for EG this season. Records …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Feb 24.
EGHS Boys Basketball State Championship: The Avengers will play North Smithfield in the Division III final today at 3 p.m. at Brown University after an exciting win over Middletown, 63-59, Friday night. Junior Brandon Eckles scored a team-high 16 points. Go Avengers!!! EGHS Boys Hockey: The varsity squad takes on Lincoln at Benny Magiera Memorial Ice Rink in West Warwick today at 4:30 p.m. Back in the saddle: After a week away from the website, I’m back. I have some catching up to do! I’ll be combing through last week’s emails but feel free to email me again if you tried me last week and haven't heard back. On Monday … Town Council meeting: The Council will hear an application by Silver Spoon Bakery for a liquor license, but will first …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The former NBA player from Fall River recounts his unrelenting fall into drug abuse at an assembly at EGHS Friday.
Chris Herren does not sugar coat. At all. The entire student body and and staff of East Greenwich High School sat rapt during his monologue Friday, as he recounted his very steep fall from grace into a herion addiction that cost him a career in the NBA and, on more than one occasion, nearly his own life. Herren, of Fall River, would seem a strange role model for the students of East Greenwich High School. And yet, it was both the anti-drug CWC (Citizens Who Care) and the EG Booster Club who arranged to bring Herren to EGHS. "If the only thing you every did was have a recovering speaker, you’re not that effective," said EG's substance abuse counselor Bob Houghtaling. "But if you use someone like Chris Herren, it can serve as an impetus for…
Friday, January 18, 2013
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Jan. 18.
Weekend Ski Trip: Some ski lovers have organized bus transportation to Sunday River in Maine for the weekend. The bus will depart Friday at 3 p.m. and return Sunday at 11 p.m. Roundtrip bus to Sunday River Maine, with a stop at North Conway village, N.H., on the way home Sunday night. The bus fare is $50 round-trip, per person. This is a 55-passenger coach bus, chartered by an EG youth organization. Families are welcome, space is limited. Bus only! You must arrange your own accommodations/lift tickets for the weekend. However, discount accommodations and lift tickets are available through our group. Please contact me for more information. If you are interested, contact Mark Timperley, email@example.com. Paint It Purple Night at …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
They are 3-1 on the season in division play.
The East Greenwich Boys Basketball team fell to North Smithfield, 57-52, Friday night, Dec. 21, at home. EG is now 3-1 in Division III play, 3-2 overall. North Smithfield led the entire game, but the Avengers came close to bridging the gap at half-time, with the score 23-21. NS’s Matt Walkow was the game’s top scorer, with 17 points. Nolan Cooney led the scoring for EG with 12 points overall. Brandon Eckles had 11 points. Nolan Cooney 12 points Brandon Eckles 11 points Ben Chester 7 points Dave Hopkins 6 points Ryan Gavin 6 points Quinn Sullivan 5 points Kyle Matus 3 points Patrick Lavan 2 points
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, July 12.
Fire District meeting: On tonight’s agenda is the swearing in of new commissioners and the Odeum. The meeting takes place in Council Chambers at Town Hall starting at 7 p.m. Live Music at Academy Field: Irish music tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Academy Field. Bring a blanket or a couple of chairs, a picnic even. And don’t forget the little kids – they LOVE these concerts! But leave your pooch at home. Put on by the EG Parks & Rec Department. Basketball triumph! For the third straight year, the Avenger boys basketball team made the trek to Franklin Pierce University in Ringe, N.H., to participate in their team camp and tourney. The tournament features a Saturday of pool play, followed by a single-elimination tournament featuring strong …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
In the league's first championship game, Ocean State Health and Fitness beat Harris Blinds and Shutters, 60-50.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The Ocean State Health and Fitness ninth and tenth grade boys basketball team won the first Championship of the 2011-12 East Greenwich Basketball Association with a solid 60-50 win against Harris Blinds and Shutters. With the game being played before a packed house at East Greenwich High School, Ocean State Health and Fitness jumped out to a fast start paced by a hot shooting and fast-break attack. Led by the shooting of Kyle Matus and Quinn Sullivan, the nets were sizzling and the crowd was abuzz. With Ross Dean playing shutdown defense and Jake Batista ruling the backboards, the Ocean State Health team had a comfortable lead at the half. During the second half, Harris Blinds made a big comeback to cut the lead to seven. But Ryan …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 17.
EG Patch Office Hours: I’ll be at Wild Harvest in the Benny’s Plaza this morning. Come by and say hello. If you’ve got a story idea, I’d love to hear it. If you’re interested in blogging for EG Patch, let’s talk about it. And if you’ve got a beef about something, I’ll listen to that too! I’ll be there from 9:30 to 11. ‘You Pick’: This morning is your last opportunity to vote for your favorite romantic dinner spot in East Greenwich. We will be announcing the winner at noon, so if you haven’t voted yet — get to it! Girls Basketball: The EGHS girls varsity and jv teams are playing Mount Hope today, at 3:45 for the junior varsity and 5:15 for varsity. Go Avengers! Teen Center: The teen center is just what it sounds like — a safe place for …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 10.
EG Patch Office Hours: Do you have a story tip you want to share? Are you interested in learning more about how to use Patch to help your business? Or maybe you want to become a blogger (we want you!). Come on by Custom House Coffee this morning between 9 and 11. The coffee’s great! Savory Grape wine tastings: From 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, the wine shop will be offering tastings of wines from various parts of Italy. Teen Center: For more than 25 years, the East Greenwich Teen Center has provided a safe place for teens to hang out on Friday evenings. Supervised by Bob Houghtaling and other adults, there’s basketball, conversation and a comfortable space. In the gym at Eldredge School from 6 to 8 p.m. Avenger Sports: The Boys Basketball team …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 3.
Circus Smirkus: The circus came to town this week in a big way, “capturing” two dozen young youngsters and training them to put on their own show. The program, sponsored by the Cultural Organization for the Arts, brought a member of Circus Smirkus to town to teach kids about the circus. Children from Hanaford, Eldredge and Cole gathered after school every day this week. For a glimpse of their mid-week progress, check out the video attached. But to see what a whole week of circus life can do, come to their performance tonight at 7 at the Varnum Armory on Main Street! It’s $5 per person, $10 per family. Once Upon A Mattress: The East Greenwich High School Drama Club’s production of “Once Upon A Mattress” opens tonight at 7. Tickets, at $10 …