Archive - Dec 15, 2010 - Sports Article
PROVIDENCE â€” For the past several months, Jalen Evans has been punishing his opponents with his blazing speed on the football field.
In his inaugural season of track and field, the Woonsocket High sophomore is hoping to do the same on the indoor oval.
â€śI am very confident,â€ť Evans said. â€śWhen I see my competition, I get very excited. My adrenaline starts pumping. I just want to be at full speed. When I am at full speed, it feels great.â€ť
CUMBERLAND â€” Defending state champion Cumberland is not the early-season favorite to repeat, according to no less an authority than Clippers head coach Steve Gordon.
â€śWarwick Veterans is loaded,â€ť Gordon was saying on Wednesday morning, a few hours before his Clippers would face North Providence and Mount Hope in a double-dual meet at Pilgrim High. â€śThey finished six points behind us last year in the state meet and didnâ€™t lose anybody.â€ť
WOONSOCKET â€” Three starters graduated from last yearâ€™s team that compiled 14 league victories and one of its key returning starters was out with an injury.
Still, that didnâ€™t stop Mount St. Charles Academy from snaring a victory in its Division II-North opener.
Senior Alyssa Rossi netted a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds as Mount overcame a 10-point deficit at halftime and defeated Moses Brown, 42-37, on Tuesday night.