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February 5th, 2015

Bromley: Super Bowl champion Patriots turn philosophy into action

February 5, 2015


Tom Brady is the best ever. Bill Belichick is the best ever. Super Bowl XLIX was the best (and most-watched) ever. New England sports fans are the most blessed in the nation. Let’s get those declarations out of the way.

Legacies aside, though, the Patriots’ history-making championship season was also a triumph for some of the oldest of old-school virtues.

Patience. Preparedness. Professionalism.

February 4th

Elderly man hit while walking in street

February 4, 2015

WOONSOCKET —An elderly man was injured Tuesday morning after he was struck by a car while walking along Clinton Street, police told The Call.
According to police, the man, who was not identified on Wednesday, was struck at 8:52 a.m. near 464 Clinton St. by a car driven by woman who also has not been identified by police.
The driver told police she swerved her car to get around a snow plow that was clearing snow in a nearby parking lot when she struck the man, who was walking in the street. The driver told police she did not see the man and was unable to stop in time.

Burrillville football | Bronco QB DeSilva signs National LOI to join Rhody Rams

February 4, 2015


BURRILLVILLE – Isaiah DeSilva is a man of few words, but his elation was obvious after he became one of the newest members of the University of Rhode Island football family on Wednesday afternoon.
 

February 3rd

Providence College basketball | Dunn named Big East player of the week

February 3, 2015


PROVIDENCE – It’s becoming a regular habit, that of seeing a Providence College player receive Big East Player of the Week honors.
 
This time, it was Kris Dunn’s turn to take a bow after the conference bestowed its top weekly honor upon him on Monday. Dunn is the second straight Friar to receive the award as Henton took home the laurel last week. Dunn also received the same honor back on Jan. 12. 
 

University of Rhode Island basketball | A-10 rookie of the week Jared Terrell is opening eyes with Rams

February 3, 2015


KINGSTON – Rhode Island freshman Jared Terrell has produced the top three scoring performances of his young career in the URI’s last three games. The easy explanation for Terrell’s recent run of success is that leading scorer E.C. Matthews missed last week’s game against St. Bonaventure and was limited in the last two games because of a left toe injury.
 

McGair: Patriots got last word with critics, once and for all

February 3, 2015


The next time a professional athlete emphatically states that he/she turns down the volume whenever the media dials up the criticism, do yourself a favor and cue up Julian Edelman’s post-Super Bowl XLIX press conference.
 
Edelman seized the moment and reminded the world that ESPN football analyst Trent Dilfer had written off New England following its Week 4 blowout loss at Kansas City. 
 

Tempest gets court hearing on newly-discovered evidence

February 3, 2015

PROVIDENCE – Lawyers sketched a map for a weeks-long Superior Court hearing that could rewrite a troubling chapter from Woonsocket’s past as they delivered opening statements Tuesday in convicted murderer Raymond D. Tempest Jr.’s bid to clear his name after 23 years.

February 2nd

Woonsocket mayor : City trying to remove snow mounds

February 2, 2015

The double-barrel blast of wintry weather that’s left around 3 feet of snow in the region in the span of a week has officials in the Blackstone Valley’s biggest cities asking themselves the same question: Where are we supposed to put all this white stuff?
“It not as much snow as Juno but it’s a tough storm,” Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt said. “When you’ve already got a lot of snow on the ground, it complicates things.”

Super Bowl Recap

February 2, 2015

Pro Football Recap
Championship Sunday
2/1 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
New England 28
Seattle 24

Super Bowl Recap

February 2, 2015

Pro Football Recap
Championship Sunday
2/1 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
New England 28
Seattle 24