Sports

Catch the Snitch, Avoid the Quaffle, Stay on Your Broom!
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Catch the Snitch, Avoid the Quaffle, Stay on Your Broom!

Keeper. Chaser. The golden snitch. These terms might not sound very athletic, but they are! They’re from the destined-to-be-classic sport ...

Hoodies and Leaves and Hiking, Oh My!
August 31, 2016 No Commentby

Hoodies and Leaves and Hiking, Oh My!

As I write this, it is very hot and muggy in Rhode Island. By the time you read it, well, ...

Mob Clinches Championship Seat; Honeys and Rats to Battle
August 31, 2016 No Commentby

Mob Clinches Championship Seat; Honeys and Rats to Battle

The sweltering heat during the August 13 bout couldn’t produce the fire on the track created by The Mob Squad taking ...

Zebras and Pink Shirts: The Unsung Heroes of Roller Derby
August 17, 2016 No Commentby

Zebras and Pink Shirts: The Unsung Heroes of Roller Derby

Bodies colliding and flying across the track, the crowd roaring and announcers calling out the action – these are all ...

Mob Squad Strikes Back
August 3, 2016 No Commentby

Mob Squad Strikes Back

Providence Roller Derby’s home season kicked off with a fast-paced seesaw battle between the Mob Squad and last year’s champions, ...

Home Season Kicks Off With A Championship Rematch
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Home Season Kicks Off With A Championship Rematch

  July 16 kicks off Providence Roller Derby’s most intense series of bouts: Home Season. The all-stars of the league split ...

Baden-Powell Service Association: Traditional Scouting for Everyone
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Baden-Powell Service Association: Traditional Scouting for Everyone

Young people interested in traditional scouting that emphasizes outdoor activities and interaction with nature had few opportunities if they felt ...

Hitting the Trails Safely
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Hitting the Trails Safely

Whether you’re hiking in a management area in Rhode Island or a wilderness area farther north in the White Mountains, ...

Gone Fishin'
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

Gone Fishin’

With summer quickly approaching, I imagine there are some readers who would like to learn to fish — that age-old ...

Riveters Moving On Up in the Rankings
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

Riveters Moving On Up in the Rankings

Providence Roller Derby’s all-star travel team, the Rhode Island Riveters, closed out April by catapulting up 16 spots on the ...