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Archive - 2014

September 20th

Football Broncos belt Tigers in Division IV opener

September 20, 2014

BURRILLVILLE  –  Perhaps the only thing that went wrong for Burrillville High on this cool-turned-sunny Saturday morning was this: Head coach Gennaro Ferraro's bunch scored so often, sophomore Tom Gieseke's PAT boots kept flying into the brush beyond the east end zone.

The Broncos – still reveling in a 32-26 victory over Division II foe East Greenwich in its non-league opener last week – opened their Division IV campaign in style after crushing Tiverton, 34-0, before an  Alumni Field crowd of over 300.

Football Villa Novans pay tribute to late AD by edging Huskies

September 20, 2014

WOONSOCKET  – On a Saturday afternoon where Woonsocket High's players, coaches, families and friends were enveloped in emotion – hugs and kisses abounded everywhere in memory of the late  Athletic Director George Nasuti – interim head coach Brian Bouley responded in kind.

Minutes after his Villa Novans had clinched a well-earned 22-21 victory over gritty Mount Hope in both squads' Division II-B debut, Bouley grabbed young son Brady's hand and asked, “Do you want to come downstairs with Daddy?”

September 19th

Spartans crush Northmen, 38-0, in D-IV debut

September 19, 2014


SCITUATE – Wes Pennington doesn’t like excuses – in fact, he abhors them – enough so that he still wouldn’t be coaxed into making them even after his North Smithfield High squad suffered a series of disasters in its Division IV opener against Scituate.
 

Dumais makes it back-to-back Blackstone Valley Invitationals

September 19, 2014


CUMBERLAND – Meets like Friday’s Blackstone Valley Invitational serve as a way to gauge where teams stand in the season’s early going. Judging by the performance turned in by Burrillville High senior Betsy Dumais, it’s clear that this young lady is out to improve each and every time she toes the starting line.
 

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: North Smithfield not satisfied with regular season success

September 19, 2014


Editor's note: This story originally ran in the print edition of The Call on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
 

Rita L. Cardinal

September 19, 2014

Rita L. Cardinal

Cecil H. Warren

September 19, 2014

Cecil H. Warren

WOONSOCKET - Cecil H. Warren, 75, of Cumberland Hill Rd. died, Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the Oakland Grove Health Center.
Born in Oxford, Pennsylvania, son of the late Cecil E. and Louise (Denny) Warren.
Mr. Warren worked as a truck Driver for Blue Lines, and also for various construction companies, prior to retiring.
He is survived by one brother Edwin Warren of Woonsocket, and one sister Edith M. Warren, of Hockessin, Deleware.

September 18th

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Burrillville primed for turnaround after realignment

September 18, 2014


BURRILLVILLE — Based on Burrillville High’s collective attitude, work ethic and drive so far this fall, veteran mentor Gennaro Ferraro has loved what he’s seen from his squad.
 
He has mixed emotions about falling from Division III to IV, but indicated he, his staff and players have accepted the new designation.
 

Two pets survive house of horrors

September 18, 2014

BLACKSTONE – An extremely malnourished bloodhound loaded with fleas and covered with sores, and a young unspayed, flea-bitten cat so weak it could barely walk were also living among the filth and vermin at 23 St. Paul St. where the bodies of three infants were discovered among feces, maggots and dirty diapers last week.

Four living children, aged between 6 months and 13 years, were also found living amid the squalor.

Both animals were rescued and are now at the Medfield Animal Shelter, where they are awaiting adoption.

Full story appears on page A1 of Friday's Call.

Edgar D. Roberge

September 18, 2014

Edgar D. Roberge

WESTBROOK, ME - Edgar D. "Eddie" Roberge, 66, of Westbrook, Maine died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Dolley Farm in Westbrook after a long illness. He was born in Biddeford on June 4, 1948 the son of Lucien and Yvonne Nadeau Roberge. He was educated in Biddeford schools and graduated from Biddeford High School.
Mr. Roberge worked several years as a carpenter in the local area and was a trailer truck driver for Carl Subler of Saco. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially in the Allagash Valley.

BURRILLVILLE  –  Perhaps the only thing that went wrong for Burrillville High on...
WOONSOCKET  – On a Saturday afternoon where Woonsocket High's players, coaches,...
SCITUATE – Wes Pennington doesn’t like excuses – in fact, he abhors them...
BLACKSTONE – An extremely malnourished bloodhound loaded with fleas and covered with sores, and a young unspayed, flea-...
BLACKSTONE – A crime-scene cleaning company is expected to finish its work today removing biohazardous material from a...
WOONSOCKET – Age is one thing, ability another. That’s what the owners of two school bus companies and a local police...