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March 2nd, 2015

College Basketball Round Up

March 2, 2015

The season is winding down. We are entering the final week of the regular season. After that, conference tournaments will start the following weekend. Selection Sunday is March 15th, less than 2 weeks away. Shortly after Selection Sunday, all will be right in the world. People will be printing out brackets and filling them out at their desk. Inevitably, Jan from accounting will win your office pool by picking her favorite mascots and everyone will be in disbelief. It has been an exciting regular season thus far and boy do we still have the best ahead of us.

March 1st

Former Woonsocket chief saluted as ‘a cop’s cop’

March 2, 2015

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Police Department will say a fond goodbye to one of its own today during funeral services for former Police Chief Herve B. Landreville.

Landreville, a “cop’s cop,” as he was described by those who knew him on Sunday, died at the age of 62, Feb. 24, following an illness. He was the husband of Mary (Collins) Landreville, whom he had married on Feb. 15, 1997, and spent his post-police career time with enjoying boating on Narragansett Bay and running his local small businesses.

February 28th

Gunfire simulation gives Burrillville police valuable tactical test

February 28, 2015

BURRILLVILLE – The troubled woman behind the convenience store is all by herself, but from her behavior it seems as if she’s involved in a heated dispute with someone only she can see. She’s gesticulating wildly, arguing a blue streak with her invisible nemesis.

“Ma’am! What’s going on today?” Detective Ryan Hughes yells in a loud, affirmative tone. “You hearing voices?

“Shut up!” the troubled woman screams back. “Stay away from me!”

Providence College basketball | Henton in historic statistical company, but still sees more work to do

February 28, 2015


PROVIDENCE – No one, not even the head coach who scooped up LaDontae Henton after he opted out of his national letter of intent to Dayton, could have imagined that he could end up among the most decorated players in Providence College basketball history.
 

February 27th

Woonsocket Boys' Basketball | Novans knocked out by Rams in semi-final, 66-39

February 27, 2015


PROVIDENCE – It was hard to tell if the absence of head coach T.J. Ciolfi made a significant difference in Woonsocket High’s 66-39 loss to La Salle Academy in a R.I. Division I Tournament semifinal at Rhode Island College’s Murray Center on Friday night.
 
The reason: The third-seeded Rams played almost perfectly in their fast-break offense, especially in the opening session.
 

Police say couple linked to robbery on the run

February 27, 2015

UXBRIDGE – Police have issued arrest warrants for a couple who allegedly broke into a home on Hazel Street and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, coin collections, silver noted dollar bills and a large assortment of tools and family heirlooms.

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February 27, 2015

February 26th

Woonsocket Boys' Basketball | Novans hunt for another upset — minus their coach

February 27, 2015


WOONSOCKET – You can debate whether or not the two-game penalty of ejection from a high school basketball game is harsh. The point is that when No. 10 Woonsocket takes the floor at Rhode Island College Friday night against third-seed La Salle Academy, the Villa Novans will do so without their head coach. 
 

Burrillville Girls' Basketball | Liberty can’t lift Broncos in 58-48 loss to Middletown

February 26, 2015


EAST PROVIDENCE – As difficult as it was to swallow Burrillville High’s 58-48 loss to unbeaten and top-ranked Middletown Wednesday night, head coach Samantha Stanton couldn’t help but smile at the way her Broncos battled tooth-and-nail.
 

Mount Girls' Basketball | Mounties sunk by Mariners, 58-27

February 26, 2015


EAST PROVIDENCE – Perhaps a half hour before top-seeded Mount St. Charles was to face No. 2 Narragansett High in a R.I. Division III Tournament semifinal on Wednesday night, head coach Ray Leveille explained just how good the senior guard tandem of Chelsea Sahagian and Abby McKanna were.
 
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