Archive - Sep 24, 2011
WOONSOCKET â€” After winning consecutive Division II Super Bowls, head coach Carnell Henderson and Woonsocket are in the midst of a transition period.
The young and inexperienced Villa Novans are receiving a baptism by fire, while at the same time, trying to uphold the proud tradition that goes with being defending champs. Itâ€™s a club that has plenty of room to grow after absorbing a 35-6 hurting from Tolman High Saturday afternoon at Barry Field. It was a rematch of last Decemberâ€™s Div. II title game, won by the Novans, 28-14.
BURRILLVILLE â€” In a competitive game that went down to the wire, visiting East Greenwich held on for a 13-7 victory against host Burrillville at Alumni Field.
The Avengers trailed 7-6 in the fourth quarter before grabbing a key turnover that turned the tide in their favor. Alex Cleary came up with an interception have a Burrillville receiver failed to haul in a pass from quarterback Glen St. Pierre.
LINCOLN â€” Megan Wayneâ€™s 16th birthday would have been on Sept. 11 and a little more than a year after her suicide, the Warwick teenagerâ€™s family is still trying to cope with her loss.
But on Saturday Gail and John Wayne and Meganâ€™s sisters, Jordan, 12, and Heather Johnson and her family joined an army of walkers seeking to prevent such sadness for others.