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The Boston Celtics, led by Johnston’s own Joe Mazzulla, regained the top spot in NBA championships won when they beat Dallas on Monday night for their 18th. There is so much to chew on … more
Fishing has been outstanding for a number of anglers. Very impressive stories, from some very accomplished anglers, so I thought I would share some. East End Eddie Doherty, Cape Cod Canal … more
A new report written by anglers serves as a call-to-arms to galvanize the angling community to demand action as climate change disrupts fishing experiences coast to coast Last month, the … more
This past weekend marked the end of the high school sports season and this spring was a lot of fun and as always, a fast one. There was a lot to chew on from the past two months of action, so … more
Bishop Hendricken high school retired Kwity Paye’s No. 1 on Monday afternoon in front of a packed house on campus. As you can imagine, it was pretty emotional from start to finish. Kwity … more
Summer flounder or fluke fishing started to pick up this week off our southern coastal shoreline. Elisa Cahill of Snug Harbor Marina, South Kingstown said last week, “The fluke bite is slow but … more
Cranston resident Alfred Travieso, AKA Danger Boy Alfredo, recently became the Renegade Wrestling Alliance’s oldest individual champion after securing the Hype Championship belt. He is a … more
NOAA Fisheries is providing $6 million in Inflation Reduction Act funding to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The funding will support projects developing technologies to minimize risk from … more
We’re in the final week of the regular season for spring sports with playoffs kicking off next week. Although every season produces some surprises, this spring has spoiled more of my preseason … more
“We are thrilled that the Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament keeps growing. Last year we grew by more than fifty percent. We think we found a great formula with shore, boat, youth and fly … more
This past week was quite busy in the local sports scene, and as I do every once in awhile, I am going to chat about a few thoughts I developed in that span. It is hard for me not to do a full-blown … more
Expert angler Richard Reich will be the featured speaker this Monday, May 20, 7 p.m. at a seminar titled “Big plugs for big fish.” The seminar is sponsor by the RI Saltwater Anglers … more
The great news is that the striped bass are here on their spring migration north. I caught a 30-inch fish in Greenwich Bay Saturday in front of Buttonwoods, Warwick with a Yo-Zuri Cystal minnow after … more
Netflix aired the Roast of Tom Brady on Sunday night and it delivered. It was everything that you’d hope a roast would be and what a roast should be about. Like most people, I was … more
An ongoing issue in the world of local high school sports coverage is the connection between the teams and media outlets in terms of reporting the scores and stats of games. In the past, it was … more
Dave Lussier, President of The Better Bay Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing boating safety in Rhode Island Waters underscored the significance of proactive communication with … more
Thursday marks one of my favorite days on the sports calendar: The NFL Draft. This is perhaps the most intriguing draft that the New England Patriots have faced this century as they currently … more
Fisheries Economics of the US, released by NOAA Fisheries, shows recreational fishing in 2022 (the most recent data available)  had a dramatic increase compared to 2021. In an advisory last week … more
Rhode Island continued to open doors for female athletes last weekend when Johnston High School hosted Jen Welter’s all girls football camp. Welter was hired as the first-ever female coach in … more
My biggest takeaway through the first week of spring sports is how excellent our softball teams are here at Beacon Communications. All five of our teams have impressed and could be contenders by … more
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