Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
Three and a half weeks ago, Dave Belisle received a phone call from Sports Illustrated college basketball writer Seth Davis. On Thursday, the reason for the exchange became clear.
LINCOLN -- Adriana Toro, who will attend Coastal Carolina on a softball scholarship, Mason Palmieri, who will attend Bryant University on a baseball scholarship, and Stacey Mayer, who will attend St. Joseph's University on a softball scholarship, from left, take part in a signing ceremony at Lincoln High School library on Thursday afternoon.
SMITHFIELD – If anyone doubted whether Tim O’Shea has got something going on at Bryant University, chances are they haven’t been paying attention the past two seasons.
WOONSOCKET – On Saturday, Nov. 22, David Belisle, from the Mount Saint Charles Academy Class of 1977 and coach of Mount’s boys’ varsity hockey team, will be honored in St. Louis, Missouri at the Peabody Opera House as a recipient of the Musial Award. He is one of nine people being honored with this award in addition to Joe Torre, former manager of the New York Yankees and Baseball Hall of Famer, who is receiving the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award for Sportsmanship.
WOONSOCKET – On the surface, Henry Coleman’s partnership with the Mount St. Charles boys’ basketball program is a marriage made in hoops heaven.
“I think we’ve got a special guy here,” said MSC athletic director Richard Lawrence about the athletic department’s newest hire, a person Lawrence says possesses “a tremendous passion for the sport.”
MANCHESTER, Conn. – A weekend after achieving first team all-state honors, Cumberland High junior Sean Laverty came in 34th place at Saturday’s New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championship. Laverty was clocked at 16:28 as the Clippers placed 15th out of 30 teams with 415 points.
NORTH SMITHFIELD – In a game with playoff seeding and Division IV bragging rights on the line, Burrillville showed it was a force to be reckoned with in a 31-0 road win over the second-place Northmen.
Lincoln High scored all the points it would need on Friday night after Alex Leclerc hooked up with Jermain Perez on a 46-yard, first-quarter touchdown aerial.
Two perfect regular seasons and two playoff berths are on the line this weekend as area football teams gear up for some hotly-anticipated November gridiron clashes.