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January 20th, 2015

Tolman Girls' Basketball | Konte’s triple-double powers Tigers past Bishop Keough, 54-45

January 20, 2015


PAWTUCKET  –  Tigers junior center Fenda Konte was force to be reckoned with on Tuesday, notching a triple-double with 16 points, 23 rebounds and 11 blocks, as Tolman held on to beat crosstown foe Bishop Keough, 54-45.
 
Tolman had held a 17-point lead (35-18) over the Koalas with 11:42 left in the final period, and a 16-point advantage (39-23) with less than eight minutes left in the game.
 

Recap of the week that was in pro football

January 20, 2015

Sunday 1/18/15
Seattle (14-4) 28 vs
Green Bay (13-5) 22

January 19th

Burrillville girls' hockey | Cardon, Broncos heat up in 8-1 win over Warwick co-op squad

January 19, 2015

BURRILLVILLE  –  Despite dropping a tough 7-6 decision to the Toll Gate/Pilgrim/Warwick Vets squad at Warwick’s Thayer Arena the night after Christmas, Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-op first-year head coach Cortney Lacey deemed it the finest collective outing of the campaign.
 
She changed her mind after her Broncos had manufactured a stellar 8-1 Division I triumph over the Smithfield/North Smithfield/Coventry Co-op team at Levy Rink on holiday Monday afternoon.

Mount St. Charles Girls Basketball | Mounties edge Classical in OT thriller, 67-66

January 19, 2015


WOONSOCKET – In a fierce battle between the two top teams in Div. III North on Monday, Mount St. Charles and Classical, the Mounties came out on top for a 67-66 overtime win.
 
Mount sophomore Skylar O’Connell hit the game-winning layup with 18 seconds left in OT with her team down one.
 

Fire rips through city triple-decker

January 19, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Tenants dodged falling debris and hastily gathered their loved ones to escape a fast-moving fire that ripped through the top story of a six-family tenement at 685 Wood Ave. Monday morning.

Thirteen people – everyone who lived in the yellow, flat-roof house – managed to flee without injury, but in their hurried flight some reluctantly left behind their most precious belongings.

January 18th

Meet your state senators

January 18, 2015

PROVIDENCE – As the new General Assembly session got under way recently with the traditional swearing in and first-day sessions in both the House and the Senate on Jan. 7, several new legislators joined their veteran counterparts to consider state business in the months ahead.

The following is a listing of area state senators and portions of their biographies listed with the legislative pages at http://www.rilin.state.ri.us.

McGair named 2014 R.I. Sportswriter of the Year

January 18, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Brendan W. McGair, a veteran sportswriter and columnist who covers the Pawtucket Red Sox, college and high school sports for the Call/Times, has been named Rhode Island Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). This is his third NSSA honor in the past five years.

January 17th

Boys' Hockey | Mount St. Charles, Burrillville grab wins in weekend action

January 17, 2015


WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles cruised to an easy 8-1 win over Cranston on Friday night at Adelard Arena. 
 
The Mounties jumped out to a quick lead with four first-period goals and Cranston never challenged after that. 
 

January 16th

Patriots pride you can feel...and taste

January 16, 2015

Scott Anderson has taken the concept of wearing your favorite team colors to a whole new level.

Forget the jerseys and hats. Anderson, 38, of Woonsocket, is showing off his team spirit by getting the Patriots logo shaved into the back of his head. And as Sunday’s AFC Championship between the Patriots and Colts approaches in Foxboro, Anderson says he’s getting lots of smiles and thumbs-ups as Patriots fever grips the Blackstone Valley.

“It’s my team and I have to support my time,” says the lifelong Pats fan.

Davies Boys' Basketball | Masters' Perez outduels Dominicci, Patriots

January 16, 2015


LINCOLN  –  Davies Tech head coach Bill Meekins has seen his fair share of talented athletes in his decades of mentoring, but admitted Masters Regional Academy’s Pablo Perez is perhaps the best.
 
WOONSOCKET – You can debate whether or not the two-game penalty of ejection from a high...
EAST PROVIDENCE – As difficult as it was to swallow Burrillville High’s 58-48 loss...
EAST PROVIDENCE – Perhaps a half hour before top-seeded Mount St. Charles was to face No....
WOONSOCKET – The state-appointed Budget Commission is expected to disband by April 1, restoring financial control to...
PROVIDENCE – Lawyers for Raymond D. Tempest Jr. elicited testimony in Superior Court Tuesday from a woman they credit...
  PAWTUCKET – It will soon be game over for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The Pawtucket Red Sox, the Boston...