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Pre-RIIL Champions

 

 

Prior to the 1932-33 formation of the current Rhode Island Interscholastic League schools played an independent schedule against other amateur teams

In some years the media voted on the "state champion" at season's end, while in others championship finals were staged

An eight team Rhode Island high school league named the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic League was formed in 1918:

Cranston (now Cranston East)
East Providence
Hope
Rogers
South Kingstown
West Warwick

In 1928 the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Conference was formed with 14 schools:

Barrington
Colt Memorial
(now half of Mt. Hope)
Burrillville
Central Falls
Cumberland
La Salle
Mount St. Charles
Pawtucket
(now Tolman)
Providence Tech
(now Central)
St. Raphael
Warren (now half of Mt. Hope)
Warwick
Westerly
Woonsocket

 

Below is what is known about champions prior to the first official RIIL season in the various sports:

 

Football:

Hope won 3 Championships

1918- Providence Tech (Interscholastic League)

1920- Rogers (Interscholastic League Class A)

1927- Central Falls (Interscholastic League Class A); Mount St. Charles (Interscholastic League Class B)

1928- Rogers (Interscholastic League Class A)

1929- Cranston (Interscholastic League Class A); La Salle (Interscholastic Conference Class A); South Kingstown (Interscholastic Conference Class B)

1930- Cranston (Interscholastic League Class A); Warwick (Interscholastic Conference Class A); Colt Memorial (Interscholastic Conference Class B)

1931- La Salle (Class A)

 

Boys Soccer:

1931- Pawtucket

1932- Pawtucket (Beat Cranston for the title 4-2)

 

Boys Ice Hockey:

1928-29 Cranston (Interscholastic League); 1928-29 Providence Tech (Interscholastic Conference); Cranston Beat Providence Tech

1929-30 Cranston (Interscholastic League); La Salle (Interscholastic Conference); Cranston Beat La Salle

1930-31 Cranston (Interscholastic League); Mount St. Charles (Interscholastic Conference); Cranston Beat Mount St. Charles 6 to 0

1931-32 Cranston (Interscholastic League); La Salle (Interscholastic Conference; Mount St. Charles forfeited title); Cranston Beat La Salle

 

Boys Basketball:

1926-27 Burrillville (Interscholastic League Class B)

1927-28 Providence Tech (Interscholastic Conference Class A); St. Raphael (Interscholastic Conference Class B); South Kingstown (Interscholastic League Class B)

1928-29 Mount St. Charles (Interscholastic Conference Class A; Beat Providence Tech for the title 25-17); Warren (Interscholastic Conference Class B)

1930-31 Rogers (Interscholastic League; Pawtucket won regular season title); De La Salle (Interscholastic Conference Class A); Colt Memorial (Interscholastic Conference Class B)

 

Wrestling:

1941-42 Cranston

1942-43 Mt. Pleasant


1944-45
East Providence

1945-46 Mt. Pleasant

1946-47 East Providence

1947-48 Central

1948-49 Central

1949-50 East Providence

1950-51 Mt. Pleasant

1951-52 Cranston

1952-53 East Providence


Boys Swimming:

1933-34 Central

1936-37 Hope & Lockwood

1937-38 Central

1938-39 Pawtucket

1940-41 Pawtucket East (now Tolman)

1941-42 Pawtucket East

1942-43 Pawtucket East

 

Baseball:

Hope won 4 Championships

1927- Westerly (Interscholastic League Class A); Burrillville (Interscholastic League Class B)

1928- Providence Tech (Interscholastic League Class A); St. Raphael (Interscholastic Leagee Class B; Beat Burrillville)

1929- Mount St. Charles & Providence Tech (Tied for Interscholastic Conference Class A title, the third for MSC); Pawtucket (Interscholastic League Class A); Burrillville (Class B; Beat Colt Memorial for the title)

1930- La Salle (Interscholastic Conference Class A); Colt Memorial (Interscholastic Conference Class B)

1931- La Salle (Interscholastic Conference Class A); Westerly (Interscholastic League Class A); Providence Trade (Interscholastic League Class B)

1932- La Salle (Interscholastic Conference Class A); Cumberland (Interscholastic Conference Class B)

 

Boys Outdoor Track:

1917- Hope

1918- Pawtucket

1919- Woonsocket

1920- Woonsocket

1921- Pawtucket

1922- Providence Tech & Pawtucket (Class A)

Westerly (Class B)

1923- Providence Tech (Class A)

Cumberland (Class B)

1924- Providence Tech (Class A)

Westerly (Class B)

1925- Providence Tech (Class A)

Barrington (Class B)

1926- Providence Tech (Class A)

Barrington (Class B)

1927- Brockton (Class A)

Warwick (Class B)

1928- Hope (Class A)

Stonington (Class B)

1929- Providence Tech (Class A)

Stonington (Class B)

1930- Hope (Class A)

Stonington (Class B)

1931- La Salle (Class A)

Warwick (Class B)

1932- Moses Brown (Class A)

Warwick (Class B)

 

Girls Basketball:

1968-69 Scituate

1969-70 Barrington

1970-71 Barrington

 

In the 1932-33 season, the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic League combined with the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Conference to form the Rhode Island Interscholastic League:

Class A:

Classical
Commercial
Cranston
East Providence
Hope
La Salle
Mount St. Charles
Pawtucket
Providence Tech
Warwick
West Warwick
Woonsocket

Class B:

Barrington
Burrillville
Central Falls
Colt Memorial
Cumberland
De La Salle
North Kingstown
Providence Trade
St. Raphael
South Kingstown
Warren
Westerly

  • Baseball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Boys Ice Hockey
  • Football
  • Boys Tennis
  • Boys Golf
  • Boys Cross Country (Official dual meet seasons began in 1959)
  • Boys Indoor Track (Official dual meet seasons began in 1962-63)
  • Boys Outdoor Track (Official dual meet seasons began in 1997)

Wrestling was added in 1953-54 (although unofficial league(s) likely existed prior)

Boys Swimming was added in 1959-60 (although unofficial league(s) likely existed prior)

Boys Soccer was added in 1965 (although unofficial league(s) likely existed prior)

The earliest known Girls Tennis tournament was the 1969 Singles Tournament

In 1970-71 Golf became a co-ed sport, with an individual Girls Golf champion being crowned for the first time

In the 1971-72 season, the following Girls sports were initiated:

  • Girls Cross Country (Official dual meet seasons began in 1976)
  • Field Hockey
  • Girls Basketball (although unofficial league(s) likely existed prior)
  • Gymnastics
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Girls Outdoor Track (Official dual meet seasons began in 1974)

In 1973 team champions were first crowned in Girls Tennis

Girls Soccer was added in 1983

Fast-Pitch Softball was added in 1986

Boys Volleyball was added in 1987

Girls Indoor Track was added in the 1990-91 Season

Swimming became a co-ed sport in the 1991-92 season with the first all-girls postseason. In 2000-01, the Swimming league was separated into a Boys Swimming individual sport and a Girls Swimming individual sport

Boys Lacrosse and Girls Lacrosse were added 2001

Girls Ice Hockey was added in 2002-03

Cheerleading was added in 2007-08

Unified Basketball was added in 2010

Unified Volleyball was added in 2010

 

 

Special thanks to Charlie Mandeville for his contributions to this page

 

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