August 11th, 2014
PROVIDENCE â€“ For a different and perhaps refreshing change of pace, Ed Cooley wonâ€™t have to worry about juggling timeouts, what instructions to bark out or rack his brain in hopes of recalling the vivid details of the oppositionâ€™s scouting report.
As Cooley and his Providence College Friars embark on a 10-day, three-game exhibition swing through Europeâ€™s sunny peninsula, the head coach does so with somewhat of a lightened load. During PCâ€™s three exhibition contests against Italian competition, Cooley will let his assistant coaches run the show while he sits and observes.
PAWTUCKET --The very presence of Magic Johnson at McCoy Stadium on Sunday offered an interesting juxtaposition.
Here was the NBA legend, standing on the same plush and well-manicured field that became second nature to Allen Webster and Rubby De La Rosa during the past two seasons. The two former PawSox pitchers represent the prospect-laden haul the Red Sox received from Johnsonâ€™s Dodgers when the two teams ironed out a blockbuster trade that is rapidly approaching its two-year anniversary.
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It's a bus ride that will never get old for Cumberland American Little League.
The newly crowned New England Regional champions left Bristol, Conn., Sunday morning for Williamsport, Pa., and the Little League World Series.
"They left via coach bus at nine in the morning," Eastern Region assistant director Patrick Holden said.
CUMBERLAND â€” It wasnâ€™t Sean Lavertyâ€™s intention to stoke the flames regarding the upcoming Interscholastic League cross-country season.
WOONSOCKET — Eddie Hanson has always viewed the world with a photographer’s eye, ever since his dad gave him his first camera 60 years ago – a Burke & James 2 ¼ × 3 ¼ – and “20 seconds” of instructions on how to use it.
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BRISTOL, Conn. — The Cumberland American Little League All-Stars found themselves playing catch-up against Fairfield American of Connecticut in the New England Regional final on Saturday night at Leon J. Breen Memorial Field.
Champions find a way to respond to adversity, and Cumberland American responded each time they were faced with a deficit. CALL scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to erase a two-run deficit, then added a pair of insurance runs in the fifth.
CRANSTON – In the 9/10-year-old East Regional tournament semi-final on Friday, the Lincoln Little League All-Stars traded the lead three times with their foes from Mystic, Conn., but ultimately came out on top for a 7-5 win at Michael P. Varrato Field.
Patrick R. Levesque, M.D.
LINCOLN - Patrick R. Levesque, M.D., 85, of Old River Road died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of AndrÃ©e (Julien) Levesque. Dr. and Mrs. Levesque were married for 56 years.
Born in Quimby, Maine, a son of the late Louis and Antoinette (Cyr) Levesque, he lived in Cumberland for 34 years before moving to Lincoln 13 years ago.
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