Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Playoffs begin Thursday at 7 p.m. at home on Carcieri Field.
The EGHS boy’s lacrosse team continued with aggressive offensive play and strong defense over the last two weeks of the regular season, kicked off by a 12-1 victory over Prout. The Avengers followed with a decisive 8-0 win over South Kingstown, followed by a 17-4 victory over Middletown played over two days due to rain and storm delays. The team wrapped up its regular season last Tuesday with a 13-0 shutout against Narragansett at home. At this point, the Avengers lead Division II at 13-0, followed closely by rival South Kingstown with an 11-2 record. According to the RIIL website, EGHS leads the entire league in wins and has averaged nearly 12 goals per game. The Avenger defense has also been strong, allowing an average of only 2 goals …
Monday, April 29, 2013
EG boys lacrosse team advances record to 8-0 in Division II, 8-2 overall
The Avenger boy’s kicked off a big week of lacrosse when they hosted the Wheeler Warriors last Tuesday. They went on to win that game and two others, against Providence Country Day and Mount St. Charles, by week's end. During the game Tuesday, EG’s offense dominated through the first quarter with goals by Captain Matt Cruise (2), Ryan Trinque (2), Collin Waitkun, and Captain Connor Finn. The Avengers continued with aggressive play through the second quarter with goals by Captain Sam Feinberg, Ben Contreras, Jack Payette, Waitkun (2), Chris Wright, and another by Trinque leaving the score 13-0 at halftime. The Warriors only goal was scored by Augustus Eleftherio early in the fourth quarter. EG came back with additional goals by Colin …
Monday, April 22, 2013
EG continues strong performance with 5-0 division record, 5-2 overall
The Avengers kicked off last week in a home game against the Division I North Kingstown Skippers. Consistent with their history of slow starts, EG had only three goals in the first half of the game, one from Colin Waitkun, followed by two from Captain Sam Feinberg. North Kingstown countered with six goals, two each from John Bishara and Steven Fallon, one each by Colin Vincent and Captain Aaron Binek. The third quarter saw three goals by the Avengers (Colin Bernier, Captain Matt Cruise, Ryan Trinque) and three from the Skippers (Fallon, Captain Kevin McDermott, Vincent). The Avenger’s offense came to life in the fourth quarter with three unanswered goals by Ben Contreras, Feinberg, and Trinque leaving the score 9-9 as the clock ran out…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The Avengers beat the Rebels 10-4 Tuesday night in the Division II Championship.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Wet field conditions caused the game to be postponed twice, but the D II Boys Lacrosse final at last took place Tuesday evening under cloudy skies at Rhode Island College. EG beat SK 10-4, earning the state championship for the second year in a row and capping a perfect season. The title game results mirrored that of the regular season – unfortunately for South Kingstown. On April 10, the Rebels lost 10-2 at East Greenwich, and in the late season rematch on May 10, South Kingstown lost 14-8 at home. For more on the game, see the Tuesday night story.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
East Greenwich completes a perfect Division II season with a 10-4 win in the title game vs. South Kingstown.
PROVIDENCE – Except for a brief stretch in the second quarter, East Greenwich controlled all of a 10-4 win in the Division II Boys Lacrosse title game against South Kingstown at Rhode Island College Whether the Rebels were rattled or the pressure from the Avengers was just too intense, South Kingstown struggled to pass well or play under control. In contrast, East Greenwich capitalized on the South Kingstown penalties, and dominated time of possession. The Avengers scored the games first three goals, and kept the Rebels from scoring until eight minutes into the second quarter. South Kingstown briefly made a game of it at that point, scoring again with 1:47 left in the first half. However, East Greenwich scored the game’s next four goals…
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, June 5.
Caregivers Info Hour: The EG Senior Center is holding a drop-in hour to provide resources to caregivers who may be stressed and in need of support and guidance, presented by Cornerstone. Cornerstone works to connect families with transportation, home-based health care, financial assistance, and other needed services. Offered on the third Tuesday of every month, the group is facilitated by case manager Paula Dunn. Cornerstone is a member of Saint Elizabeth Community, a not-for-profit, charitable organization and comprehensive provider of services for seniors, those with disabilities or debilitating illness. The event starts at 10:30 at Swift Community Center. It’s free. Cash Mob: That's right ... it's finally come to East Greenwich. The …
Monday, June 4, 2012
The field at Rhode Island College was just too wet for play today after soaking rains Sunday and more rain forecast for Monday.
The Division II boys’ lacrosse title game between East Greenwich and South Kingstown has been postponed for a second time. The game is now scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rhode Island College. The delay is due to field conditions. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday at RIC, but downpours on Saturday caused the game to be postponed to Monday. East Greenwich had graduation ceremonies on Sunday, preventing the game from being played then. Rain throughout the girls’ lacrosse Division I and II finals on Sunday and overnight, plus the Monday night forecast, have left the field a RIC too wet for play. There's a 50 percent chance of rain through the rest of today. Tuesay looks a bit better – rain's still in the forecast, but we may …
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, June 4.
Briarbrook Auction: Preview showing today starting at 11 a.m. at the Varnum Armory. More than 150 box lots will be auctioned off at 5 p.m. and the main auction begins at 6. For a partial list of the offerings, click here. Avenger Lax State Championship Postponed: The EGHS team had been scheduled to meet South Kingstown in the state final tonight, but because of the weather it's been postponed (for the second time now) to Tuesday. Right now, the site is uncertain – check back tomorrow morning for more information. [This item was amended at 12:45 p.m.] Avenger Baseball: The Boys Baseball team meets Portsmouth this afternoon at 4 p.m. at Portsmouth. Go Avengers! Weather: Wow, we went from sun to rain, serious rain, in short order yesterday. …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Boy’s Lacrosse team looks to defend Division II Championship title Monday against South Kingstown.
The EG Boys Lacrosse team came out with guns (and sticks) blazing Wednesday against the Providence Country Day Knights. Captain Kyle Carosotto, who scored the first goal just over a minute into the first quarter, said after the game, “We came out with a fire in our hearts and an uncommonly strong start.” EG’s offense continued at an aggressive pace with another four unanswered goals in the first quarter. PCD kicked off second quarter with some fire, scoring one goal early on; however the Avengers were quick to come back with another four goals resulting in a 9-1 EG lead at the half. EG’s defensive efforts were successful throughout the game, with numerous saves by Goalie Jack Trutza. The Avengers scored another three goals in the second…
Monday, May 28, 2012
EGHS comes on strong in second half to win over Middletown Islanders 10-5.
The Middletown Islanders headed into Wednesday’s quarterfinal game hoping to unseat the EGHS Avengers, who led this year’s Division II with an undefeated regular season record and a league record 158 goals. Despite a strong first half, their hopes were dashed with a strong second half by the Avengers putting the game out of reach for the Islanders, 10-5. The Avengers scored early against the Islanders with goals by Captains Kyle Carosotto and Ethan Zink, with Middletown hitting back with goals of their own. All season long the Avengers have struggled with slow starts and this game was no exception with EG ending the first half with a slim 5-4 lead. The pace of play picked up in the second half with three unanswered Avenger goals in the …