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Bobby Doyle Summer Classic scheduled for next Sunday in Narragansett

August 5, 2013

SEEKONK — At the annual Arnold Mills Road Race in Cumberland on Fourth of July morning, former St. Raphael Academy and current Hendricken High coaching icon Jimmy Doyle was plenty busy taking mile splits of nephews Brian and Connor.

And for good reason: He wanted to know just how fast his late brother’s kids were running.

They didn’t disappoint, as 20-year-old Brian captured the Open Division title with a four-mile clocking of 21:07, and kid brother Connor, 18, took third in 21:26.

Lincoln Little League suffers first loss at New Englands

August 5, 2013

BRISTOL, Conn. — Lincoln All-Stars’ assistant coach Marty Gaughan Sr. had a feeling his team would face South Burlington, Vt. ace Sammy Premsagar in the third game of this Little League New England Regional Tournament on Monday afternoon.

That’s why he took all necessary measures to prepare the kids offensively.

“They say he’s a real fireballer; that’s why I just spent the last hour pitching batting practice to them,” he said perhaps 40 minutes before the tilt. “I was throwing them 100-mph heaters so they’d be ready.”

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