Archive - Oct 29, 2010
PAWTUCKET â North Smithfield completed its rise from a two-win team in 2009 to the Division III state champion on Friday with a 4-3 comeback victory over Rogers.
No. 4 singles player Megan Mandeville scored the decisive team point, rallying to defeat Sydney Harris in three sets, 1-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Mandeville trailed 3-0 in the third set before winning the final six games.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â In a grinding, back-and-forth game that produced little offense, North Smithfield came up with just the kind of big plays it needed to make its Division IV Homecoming contest with visiting North Providence a successful one.
And after Friday nightâs 14-6 victory over the Cougars, the Northmen are now just a single win away from securing their first playoff berth in the schoolâs history.
Thereâs no quarterfinals. Thereâs no semifinals.
The postseason for the cross-country season begins today when runners statewide congregate at Ponaganset High School for their respective class meets. The following Sunday, Nov. 7, qualifying teams and individuals are back at the Chieftainsâ âCovered Bridge Trailâ for the state championships.
All the league meets. All the invitationals â in-state and beyond â are all geared for these final two meets.
William T. Prior
CUMBERLAND- William T. Prior, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010. He was the beloved husband of Cecile (Daigneault) Prior. They were happily married for 55 years.
Born in Blackstone, MA, he was the son of the late William and Beatrice (Cassidy) Prior.
Alphonse A. Wierzbicki
NORFOLK, MA- Alphonse A. Wierzbicki, 87, of North Street, Norfolk, died on October 28, 2010 at the Milford Whitinsville Regional Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Lois M. (Carlson) Wierzbicki and the late Ellen (Morrissey) Wierzbicki.
Born in Boston on February 2, 1923, he was a son of the late Michael and Anna (Sadowski) Wierzbicki. He attended Boston Schools.
Muriel L. Boisvert
CUMBERLAND- Muriel L. Boisvert, 81, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010. She was the wife of the late Roger Boisvert.
Born in St. Johns, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Aline (Brunet) Vadeboncoeur.
Mrs. Boisvert was a supervisor for the former Tupperware Company, North Smithfield, retiring in 1992. She was a former member of the Woonsocket Senior Center.