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September 19th

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: North Smithfield not satisfied with regular season success

September 19, 2014

Editor's note: This story originally ran in the print edition of The Call on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

September 18th

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Burrillville primed for turnaround after realignment

September 18, 2014

BURRILLVILLE — Based on Burrillville High’s collective attitude, work ethic and drive so far this fall, veteran mentor Gennaro Ferraro has loved what he’s seen from his squad.
He has mixed emotions about falling from Division III to IV, but indicated he, his staff and players have accepted the new designation.

September 17th

Job well done: PawSox manager to spend time on Boston's coaching staff

September 17, 2014

PAWTUCKET – The time-honored tradition of seeing the manager of the Pawtucket Red Sox receive a “job well done” seal of approval in the form of a September call-up to Boston remains alive and well.

Kevin Boles is the latest to receive such a commendation following a transaction-driven Triple-A season that culminated with the PawSox’s capture of the Governors’ Cup.  

September 15th

Villa Novans look to maintain winning tradition while adjusting to new leadership

September 15, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Like a two-minute offense, life has moved fast lately for Brian Bouley and the rest of the Woonsocket High School football team.
Instead of returning to his familiar post as the Villa Novans’ defensive coordinator – Bouley’s position for the past decade – he was asked to step into the breech and serve as interim head coach. The void was created after Carnell Henderson resigned to become the Cass Ave. school’s principal.

September 14th

PawSox are Governors' Cup champs!

September 14, 2014

DURHAM, N.C. -- For the second time in three years, the Pawtucket Red Sox are Governors’ Cup champions.
The Sox earned a 4-1 victory Saturday night to take the deciding Game 5 of a razor-close championship series against Durham, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. It marked the Pawtucket's fourth International League championship in franchise history.

September 12th

St. Raphael fends off Cumberland 4th-quarter comeback to win 21-14

September 12, 2014

CUMBERLAND – If not for Cumberland High’s success in Division II over the past few years, it would’ve been a treat to watch it face traditional II-B rival St. Raphael Academy.
But the Clippers – after claiming the D-II Super Bowl crown two seasons ago before dropping the championship contest to West Warwick late last fall – rose to the top tier earlier this year.

September 11th

PawSox' rally falls short in Game 3 loss of Governors' Cup finals

September 11, 2014

DURHAM, N.C. – After dropping a heartbreaking, 4-3, 11-inning loss at McCoy Stadium late Wednesday night, the Pawtucket Red Sox were hell-bent on evening the score against the Durham Bulls in the third game of the best-of-five Governors' Cup finals set 24 hours later.

September 9th

PawSox take Game 1 of Governors' Cup championship, 3-2 over Durham

September 9, 2014

PAWTUCKET – One down, two to go. 

September 7th

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Older, wiser Lions re-focus on fundmentals

September 7, 2014

September 6th

Cumberland American LL honored at Fenway Park

September 6, 2014

Cumberland American Little League coaches and players acknowledge the applause from the Fenway Park crowd prior to Friday night's Blue Jays-Red Sox game. Joining the New England champs is Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster.

PAWTUCKET – Playing their first home game since the passing of Jim Skeffington, the...
WOONSOCKET – The primary mission of the George Nasuti Novans Pride 5K is to raise money...
PAWTUCKET – Mount St. Charles may have failed in its attempt to capture a third...
WOONSOCKET – When he was a little younger, Richard Fazzio, now 90, would tend to the small veterans’ memorial at Market...
BLACKSTONE – Ninety-nine-year-old World War II Navy veteran Michael Sulima sits back in a recliner at his daughter’s...
PROVIDENCE – A longtime friend of James J. Skeffington spoke of his exuberance, caring demeanor, and love for his...