Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
PAWTUCKET – T.J. Ciolfi couldn’t have scripted his first game as Woonsocket’s head coach any better.
Buoyed by suffocating full-court press that paved the way for one easy transition basket after another, Woonsocket stormed past St. Raphael, 82-58, in semifinal-round action of the Dennis M. Lynch, Jr. Memorial Tournament on Thursday night. The Villa Novans placed six players in double figures with Elijah Vazquez (16 points, three 3-pointers) and Gary Lyles (15 points, 11-of-14 from the foul line) leading the charge.
PROVIDENCE — For the second straight season the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team’s senior class will graduate without knowing what it feels like to beat archrival Providence College.<
PROVIDENCE – Whenever Providence College and the University of Rhode Island renew their rivalry on the hardwood, there always seems to be plenty of extraneous noise to filter out.
BURRILLVILLE – The mood was both light and somber at the Eccleston Field clubhouse on Monday afternoon as the Burrillville High gridders turned in their uniforms and equipment to head coach Gennaro Ferraro, with help from his able assistants.
Less than 24 hours after the Broncos had blasted Scituate, 54-13, in the R.I. Division IV Super Bowl at Cranston Stadium, the players seemed in a jovial mood during the “givebacks” – that is, until it came time to say “So long.”
CRANSTON – There was still a quarter to be played, but as the seconds ticked off the scoreboard at the end of the third quarter, Burrillville High head coach Gennaro Ferraro was at a loss for words after witnessing perhaps his team’s best stretch of play all season.
PROVIDENCE – To Bryant’s credit, it was never out of the game completely against Brown on Saturday night.
BURRILLVILLE – Statistical analyses of the Division IV Super Bowl showdown between Burrillville and Scituate highs on Sunday afternoon would indicate the Broncos should win easily.