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Archive - 2014

September 28th

Red Sox minor-league coach Fox recalls Jeter's rise to top

September 28, 2014

Long before the multiple championships, the myriad of individual achievements and a celebrity crossover status that he so desperately tried to conceal, Derek Jeter kept “a razor-thin focus on things” according to Andy Fox, presently the Red Sox minor-league fielding coordinator and a former teammate of Jeter.

“For someone who was 18 at the time, he continually went about his business and it was impressive to see at that age,” Fox said.  “Who knows how it was going to end up, but he had the determination to get better.”

September 27th

Unbeaten Burrillville buries co-op foe 48-26; Northmen bounce back from loss with 40-6 win

September 27, 2014


EAST PROVIDENCE – Perhaps is was Gennaro Ferraro’s intention to deliver a slice of humble pie to a Burrillville High bunch that had thoroughly manhandled the PCD/Wheeler Juanita Sanchez co-op squad on “Indian Summer” Saturday. 
 

September 26th

Calabro clobbers Townies in 28-0 Cumberland win, Oakley leaves Pilgrim in the dust in 31-0 Lions rout

September 26, 2014


CUMBERLAND  –  Senior signal caller Tyler Calabro accounted for 22 points by his lonesome as the Clippers steamrolled East Providence, 28-0, before a large, thrilled gathering at Tucker Field.
 
 

Villa Novans putting their stamp on D-2 boys' soccer, notch sixth win

September 26, 2014


WOONSOCKET  –  There’s a rejuvenation in enthusiasm and spirit surrounding the Woonsocket High “futbolers” nowadays, and it’s easy to see why.
 
After wallowing in the depths of the Division I cellar over the past two-plus years – a pair of winless seasons head coach Anthony Rao, assistant Al Prestly and Co. would prefer to forget – there’s a new positive attitude being exuded.

Girls' Volleyball: Warriors battle for 3-1 victory over Broncos

September 26, 2014


CENTRAL FALLS — To understand how closely the teams from Central Falls and Burrillville highs battled in a Division II-North contest on Thursday night, consider this one statistic: Through four games, the foes combined for 12 lead changes and 18 ties.
 
Naturally, only one reigned, and it went to the inconsistent yet powerful Warriors, who survived an entertaining but grueling 3-1 triumph over the Broncos before close to 100 fans.

Theodore C. Surrette

September 26, 2014

Theodore C. Surrette

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Theodore C. Surrette, 86, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Bellows Falls, VT, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Wheeler) Surette.
Theodore was a veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force for twenty years before retiring with the rank of Sergeant. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked as a security guard for many years.

September 25th

Citizen calls ethics fouls on three councilors

September 25, 2014

WOONSOCKET – A city resident says he filed three separate ethics complaints against members of the City Council Thursday, but staff at the Ethics Commission would not confirm having received them.

Katherine D’Arezzo, senior staff attorney for the Ethics Commission, said state law gives the director three days to decide whether to accept ethics complaints for further review. If he does, then the agency will acknowledge them and make the details public.

“At this point it’s as if they never existed,” D’Arezzo said.

Sauveur reflects on successful tenure as PawSox pitching coach

September 25, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Despite being twice their age, Rich Sauveur has a lot in common with the numerous Triple-A pitchers who were entrusted to his care during his successful seven-year run as pitching coach for the Pawtucket Red Sox.

The 50-year-old hoped – make that yearned – for a job at the big-league level.

September 24th

Rachel C. Bouchard

September 24, 2014

Rachel C. Bouchard

WOONSOCKET - Rachel C. (Remillard) Bouchard, 73, of Woonsocket, died September 23, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was the wife of
Albert R. Bouchard whom she married Oct. 19, 1963. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Camille and Florette (Desjarlais) Remillard.
She was a Clerk at Stop & Shop of, North Smithfield.

Evelyn O. Carriere

September 24, 2014

Evelyn O. Carriere

WOONSOCKET - Evelyn O. Carriere 90, of High St. died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Conrad L. Carriere. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Aglae (Laprise) Nadeau. Evelyn devoted her life to caring for her family.

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