January 8th, 2015
LINCOLN – It’s still early in the Division II dual-meet slate, so Lincoln High senior tri-captain Nicole Moneghan isn’t as concerned with her times as she was during her underclassmen years.
Instead, as she’s building toward what she hopes is a premier individual showing at the Rhode Island State Championships in late February, she’s concentrating more on the development of some of the Lions’ younger aquawomen.
The simplistic reason: Moneghan wants to see her school claim a long-awaited state crown.
PAWTUCKET – Joining manager Kevin Boles and coach Bruce Crabbe on the 2015 PawSox coaching staff will be a pair of newcomers, hitting coach Rich Gedman and pitching coach Bob Kipper, the team announced Thursday.
Both men take over roles previously held by Dave Joppie and Rich Sauveur, respectively. Joppie will take over hitting-coach duties in Double-A Portland while Sauveur chose to pursue opportunities elsewhere after seven seasons overseeing the Pawtucket pitching staff.
SMITHFIELD - Johnny Williams, born in 1957 in New Orleans, LA, former resident of Baton Rouge, LA and current resident of Smithfield, RI, passed away January 6, 2015 with his family by his side. He was the husband of Audrey (Duncan) Williams whom he married May 5, 1987 and son of the late Jimmy Gurney and Barbara Hatter.
Joan A. Lovett
BURRILLVILLE - Joan A. (Lynes) Lovett, 84, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015, in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was formerly of Nasonville. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Anna W. (Kelly) Lynes.
Joan worked many years at Zambarano Hospital before retiring as a Senior Attendant. She was a member of the Rosary & Altar Society and active in other church events for St. Joseph's Church, Pascoag. She also loved sports and was an avid reader.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A 23-year-old female died in a single-car crash on Providence Street overnight, police said Thursday morning.
Neither the victimâ€™s identity nor other details were immediately available, but Detective Sgt. Matt Ryan said the department would issue a statement later.
Read The Call Friday for a full account of the accident.
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