Archive - Nov 27, 2012 - Sports Article
PROVIDENCE â€” Dating back several seasons, the very idea of placing Providence College and â€śdefenseâ€ť in the same sentence resulted in snickering along with several knee slaps.
In 2012, Ed Cooleyâ€™s PC Friars are getting after it in such ferocious fashion that the opposition is having a hard time getting off the canvas. More punishment was meted out Tuesday as Providence stomped on Holy Cross, 61-42, before a rather subdued crowd, which was announced at 4,596.
CUMBERLAND â€” There once was a time when Trevor Crawley wanted to follow his own plan â€“ and, of course, his coaches â€“ but not so much his dadâ€™s.
Mike Crawley, a 1981 Shea High graduate who earned All-State second-team laurels in outdoor track and later represented both the Community College of Rhode Island and Southern Connecticut State University, apparently had tried to offer some advice as to the nuances of distance running, but it was a â€śno-go.
On the surface, the decision to push back the entire slate of R.I. semifinal-round playoff games to Wednesday seems as simple as the quarterback receiving the snap.
Seven of the eight games on the docket were already based at venues where light fixtures are part of the ambiance. The lone exception: Woonsocketâ€™s Barry Field.
However, thanks to Villa Novans athletic director George Nasuti obtaining portable lights, the situation was remedied.
PAWTUCKET â€“ The Pawtucket Red Sox will host their Annual Christmas Party at McCoy Stadium on Saturday, December 8 from 11 a.m.â€“2 p.m. The PawSoxâ€™ Christmas Party is a free event open to fans of all ages. Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway will make a special appearance along with two members of the PawSox Governorsâ€™ Cup championship, infielder Tony Thomas and outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker.