Sunday, April 28, 2013
If the 2012 season was the ultimate rebuilding year, 2013 is seeing the benefit.
When the EGHS Class of 2011 graduated, it took almost the entire Boys Volleyball team with it. Then-sophomore Patrick Wong was the only member left. Not surprisingly, the 2012 season reflected that dearth of experience. "Our record last year was 3-13. I had a relatively new team with one Varsity veteran. My starting varsity setter last year was a freshman," said coach Theresa Garno. What a difference a year makes. After back-to-back wins this week – against Warwick Vets 3-0 and West Warwick 3-2 – the team is now 6-3. "This season, I returned all athletes except one," said Garno. "This season, every varsity player but one is a veteran. Patrick Wong is a four-year varsity starter who plays left side and is crucial to both our defense …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Sept. 21.
Goddard Park Farmers Market: The market has moved into fall mode, with pumpkins, squash and apples. It’s a lovely way to spend a cool late summer morning. Off Ives Road, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cruise Night: Vintage cars your delight? Then the parking lot at Crestar at Union and Greene streets is where you want to be tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. In addition to a lot of very cool cars, there’s always a D.J. and Pop’s catering truck too. Teen Center: The Teen Center has provided a great place to hang out on Friday evenings for decades now. They meet at the gym at Eldredge School but you don’t have to play basketball to enjoy the camraderie. From 6 to 8 p.m. Avenger home games: Girls Volleyball versus Scituate, JV at 4:45 and Varsity at 6:30 p.m. …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The team — a mix of disabled and partner athletes — will travel to Salt Lake City to compete in the National Volleyball Tournament in May.
Over Memorial Day Weekend, student-athletes from East Greenwich High School’s Unified Volleyball team will be traveling to Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete in the National Volleyball Tournament. Participating under the category of Special Olympics Unified Volleyball, the athletes are overjoyed at the prospect of competing in a national setting against teams from across the country. In addition to the Special Olympics division, there will be open teams, co-ed teams, and many other divisions competing. The trip to Utah is being paid for by Special Olympics as a way to showcase Unified sports. Players learned they would be going to Utah during the Boys Basketball White Out game in February. Many of players and coaches in attendance had tears…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Three EGHS athletes earn All State first team honors.
A number of EGHS athletes were honored at the end of the fall season with awards from coaches and from the Providence Journal. For the second year in a row, Aleksandra Drljaca made the All State first team for tennis. The sophomore led the Avengers to their second-place finish in Division II. Junior Keri Pallister was named to the All State first team for field hockey. The Avengers field hockey team lost to Barrington in double overtime in the state finals. “It was really nice,” said Pallister. “I wasn’t expecting all those awards at the end of the season.” Pallister also was named first team All Division, as well as earning an award from the East Greenwich Pendulum. The third first team All State award winner was Megan Greineder, a senior…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Some teams are finished; others are just heating up.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
From the smoldering heat of the late days of August to the brisk afternoons of November, the East Greenwich High School fall sports teams have had a very successful season once again. As most Avenger fall sports teams head into the playoffs, others have already said goodbye to great seasons. After a loss to Woonsocket in the Division 1 state championship last week, the Avenger’s Special Olympics Unified Volleyball team said goodbye to another flourishing season. Along with the Unified team, the girl’s volleyball season unfortunately ended on Wednesday. They lost in their playoff game against LaSalle. The Girls Tennis team made it to the state finals for the second year in a row, losing to Smithfield in a tight contest. In Cross Country, …
Monday, April 25, 2011
Although the EGHS Avengers had the week off for April break, the spring teams were still busy playing in games and practicing last week
Thanks to April vacation the Avenger student athletes did not have to worry about school work last week but still were focused on their spring sports. Every spring sport program was busy over break. The varsity baseball team spent the majority of the vacation practicing hard but also played in three league matchups against Narragansett, North Kingstown and Middletown. They started off strong on Monday against Narragansett with a 15-3 win over the Mariners. The next day the Avengers battled divisional rival, the NK Skippers, but lost that one on a heartbreaking walk-off grand slam by Jared Habershaw. On Thursday, EG bounced back at home against Middletown winning 14-7 thanks to a nine-run fifth inning. Chris Pogue earned the win on the …