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  • LaSalle Academy’s Matt Fox Has the Play of the Week

    LaSalle Academy’s Matt Fox Has the Play of the Week

    The Spring sports season has really started to pick up. Here are Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays of the Week. The number 5 play comes from LaSalle’s Jeleel Yussuf as he lays down the booming spikem on the Mounties. North Smithfield’s Zachary Mowry comes in at number 4 when he blasts the ball on the helpless West Warwick defender who is knocked backwards from the powerful spike. At number 3 Lisa DeMoranville from Juanita Sanchez hits the ball into the […]

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  • “Cox Local” Contributor Wins Grant Award

    “Cox Local” Contributor Wins Grant Award

    “Cox Local” frequent contributor and the man behind “Eat / Drink RI” thrilled many recently with the news of his receipt of one of the RI Foundation’s fellowship awards. The award is for Dave’s vision to help Rhode Island strengthen its advantage as a culinary leader in the country. Dave has big plans for the money which will benefit the state greatly. He offers a sneak peek into his plans in the accompanying video… Congratulations, Dave!

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  • Varsity Life  April 21 Show Preview

    Varsity Life April 21 Show Preview

    This week on Varsity Life, Joe Kayata catches up with the North Providence boys lacrosse. This is the first season for the newly created team. We’ll check in with the players and coaches who are very excited to be involved in the inaugural season. The North Kingstown boys volleyball team did something last weekend no other Rhode Island volleyball team has ever done. Varsity Life reporter Tim McKone discusses the accomplishment and the excitement built around the team and their […]

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  • PC Friars Lacrosse vs Denver Pioneers April 19 Preview

    PC Friars Lacrosse vs Denver Pioneers April 19 Preview

    The Providence College Lacrosse team will look to end a rough season on a high note when they play their second to last game Saturday, April 19. The 3-10 Friars will take on the 10-2 University of Denver Pioneers at the Friars home field in Providence, RI, for the Friars’ Senior Day. The Friars, led by head coach Chris Gabrielli, started the 2013-14 season off strong with three wins in their first four games (beating Vermont, Boston University and Fairfield) […]

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  • Food, Flowers and Cool Cars Raise Funds

    Food, Flowers and Cool Cars Raise Funds

    By David Dadekian In February the Rhode Island Community Food Bank held it’s annual Taste of the Flower Show preview party at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The Taste of the Flower Show event offers supporters of the Food Bank the opportunity to sample some of the state’s finest food and drink while getting a sneak peak at the landscapes prepared inside the Center before the show opens to the public the following day. This year’s Flower Show included some […]

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  • Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays of the Week

    Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays of the Week

    This is the first installment of the Top 5 Plays of the Spring Season. At #5 is East Providence Townie big man Lucas Flavin, laying down the big time spike and the Lasalle defender takes a seat. At #4 is the Mariners Abigail McKanna, who pulls off the sweet spin move to get free, then fires the shot by the goalie for the score. In the #3 spot, Cranston West 2nd baseman Travis Collins skies high to rip the line […]

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  • Mad Men and Old Fashioned Cocktails Return

    Mad Men and Old Fashioned Cocktails Return

    By Larry Carroll As the great philosopher/ad executive Roger Sterling remarked: “We drink because it’s good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink because it’s what men do.” Okay, technically Roger is a fictional character – the swinging senior statesman on “Mad Men.” But in real life, the adult beverages that the executives at SC&P swig between pitch meetings have sparked a very real renaissance for 1960’s cocktails. “Twenty years in the business […]

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  • Cumberland Boys Hockey: A Season to Remember

    Cumberland Boys Hockey: A Season to Remember

    The Cumberland boys hockey team are fresh off winning the division 2 hockey state championship.  It was a season that was simply spectacular.  The team went 19-0 overall during the regular season scoring 95 goals while only allowing 13.  In the playoffs the Clippers lost just 1 game which was in the semi finals to their rival Lincoln.  Varsity Life’s Tim McKone caught up with the team to discuss their impressive championship season.

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  • Classical’s Isaac Lufkin Triumphs Over Adversity

    Classical’s Isaac Lufkin Triumphs Over Adversity

    Classical’s Isaac Lufkin, who was born without arms, was selected as the 2014 Section 1 recipient of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).  Varsity Life discusses the award and Isaac’s inspiring story with his head coach and Classical AD Bob Palazzo.

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  • Hendricken’s Colin Tierney Rates With Best Runners in New England

    Hendricken’s Colin Tierney Rates With Best Runners in New England

    Hendricken’s Colin Tierney had an outstanding Cross Country and indoor track season. Considered one of the top runners in New England, Tierney he is looking to finish off his senior season in outdoor track with a few more records. Tim Mckone caught up with the Hawks’ star runner.

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