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  • Sports Week in Review

    Sports Week in Review

    By Benjamin Larsen Today marks one of the year’s special days for New England sports fans. The sun is shining, snow is finally not in the forecast and Patriot’s Day is here. With that, of course, brings: Marathon Monday: The Boston Marathon has always been one of the best days of the year for sports fans of all kinds. This year will undoubtedly be a bit more special. Tributes and memorials will steal the headlines at one of the world’s […]

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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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  • Jake Martin: Mountie Pride and Determination

    Jake Martin: Mountie Pride and Determination

    The Mount St. Charles hockey team is still celebrating their best-of-three victory over Bishop Hendricken, in the process winning their 44th hockey title in school history. A strong work ethic is the foundation for any player who plays for Mountie head coaches Bill and Dave Belisle. Jake Martin takes it one step further than most, proving that a person can accomplish anything with hard work and determination.

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  • NCAA Hockey: Looking back, Looking forward

    NCAA Hockey: Looking back, Looking forward

    By Jayson Hron The last three NCAA tournament appearances for Providence had all ended in opening-round disappointment, be it single-game losses (2000-01; 1995-96) or best-of-three stumbles (1990-91). But bolstered by a four-goal cushion late in last Friday’s NCAA East Regional opener against Quinnipiac, it was apparent that Providence would exorcise the unpleasant trend of quick exits. Aficionados remembered the last time Providence advanced past the first round, back when Debbie Gibson was enjoying a three-week run atop the Billboard Hot […]

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  • Sports Week in Review

    Sports Week in Review

    By Benjamin Larsen MLB Opening Day: So it begins. The 2014 Major League Baseball season is officially underway today and fans across New England couldn’t be happier about it. Last season’s worst-to-first, World Series-winning season was a memorable one and hopes are high heading into the start of the 2014 season. The key departures (Jacoby Ellsbury, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jenny Dell) have been overshadowed by new arrivals (A.J. Pierzyinski, Xander Bogaerts) but the two biggest stories of the preseason were undoubtedly […]

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  • Friar Hockey’s Golden Reunion

    Friar Hockey’s Golden Reunion

    Providence College has a great tradition of men’s hockey teams and as the current Friars try to put their own mark on college hockey at the NCAA Regionals in Bridgeport, Ct., the first Friar hockey team to make it to the Frozen Four, 50 years ago, gathered over a weekend in February to celebrate that team and their lasting friendships and hockey memories.

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  • NCAA Hockey: Filling Out Your Bracket

    NCAA Hockey: Filling Out Your Bracket

    NCAA Hockey: Filling out your bracket By Jayson Hron March madness isn’t reserved for college hoops. And while millions of American sports fans have already lost hope in their basketball brackets, thousands in hockey country are just now contemplating the 15 puck picks that could carry them to office-pool glory. Until Friday afternoon, when the NCAA regionals begin, hope remains alive and well for these frozen forecasters. If you’re among them, we’re happy to be your ace in the hole. […]

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  • Friars Look to Make Noise

    Friars Look to Make Noise

    The Hockey East semifinals didn’t go according to plan for the PC Friars but they’re shaking that off and looking forward in every way.  Coach Leaman has his eye on the future and he’s not so interested in the past but rather the future of his still, young team. Like most collegiate hockey teams late in the season, they’re battle worn but still improving and that’s what they’ll take into the NCAA playoffs this Friday in Bridgeport, Ct. Mark Jankowski and […]

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  • Watch Varsity Life Tonight on OSN

    Watch Varsity Life Tonight on OSN

    By: Domenic Vasconcelos, Varsity Life Producer. It’s another jam packed championship Varsity Life this week with highlights from the boys and girls state basketball championships as well as the boys hockey championships. Then it’s off to Barrington high school where the Barrington track and field program has featured some of the best throwers in the nation.  Varsity Life will learn more about the program and the man who runs the show. The boys basketball Final 4 at the Ryan Center […]

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  • PC Friars Are Ready for Hockey East Playoffs

    PC Friars Are Ready for Hockey East Playoffs

    The Providence College Friars make their 3rd consecutive appearance in the Hockey East Semifinals this Friday vs. the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. We caught up with Coach Nate Leaman, Derek Army and Trevor Mingoia and asked them about their sweep of Maine in the quarterfinals last weekend and what it will take to be successful this weekend at the TD Garden. Two ‘D’ words are the biggest things; Defense and Discipline.

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