PAWTUCKET – Four consecutive trips to the second-season derby known as the Governors’ Cup playoffs: since 2011, no other International League can lay claim to this feat.
PAWTUCKET – Ten years have gone by since Thomas “The Souljah” Falowo first laced up a pair of boxing gloves, and this weekend in Las Vegas the Pawtucket-based pro will bring to bear every bit of that experience as he steps onto the biggest stage of his career.
Falowo, 12-2-0 (8 KO) in his fourth year as a professional, will make his television debut on Saturday night, taking on highly-touted Romanian-born prospect Ronald “The Thrill” Gavril at the Palms Resort Casino.
CUMBERLAND â Following the blueprint that has churned out plenty of athletic success in recent years at Cumberland High School is the mission that new Cumberland High athletic director Chris Tashjian sees for himself during the 2014-15 interscholastic season.
PAWTUCKET -- PawSox shortstop Deven Marrero swears by a motto that proves quite handy whenever heâs scuffling at the plate: âIf Iâm not getting hits, theyâre definitely not getting any hits,â Marrero said recently while seated at his McCoy Stadium locker.
PROVIDENCE â What started out as a conversation between Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials has resulted in the striking of a rule that pertains to the loaning of football equipment during the summertime.
Tom Mezzanotte, RIIL executive director, brought what he felt was a serious matter to the attention of the R.I. Principalsâ Committee on Athletics during last weekâs meeting. Upon holding discussions with the medical community and the RIILâs attorney, Mezzanotte recommended to the PCOA that the practice of high schools lending equipment cease immediately.
WOONSOCKET– The past few years have seen Connor Fugere bring acclaim and notoriety to the throwing section of Woonsocket High’s track & field program. A recent graduate who is poised to take his talents to Northeastern University this fall, Fugere has been a source of inspiration for his Villa Novan track peers.