Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles got off to a great start in its own Holiday Face-Off Tournament on Friday night, icing Bishop Guertin of Nashua, N.H., 8-3, at Adelard Arena.
Patrick Holmes, Justin D’Abrosca and Tyler Rudek all closed with two tallies, while Dan Allen and Jake Glod each chipped in a goal and two assists and Keith Phaneuf three feeds for the Mounties.
As is always the case following a Christmas Day full of gift-giving, unwrapping, eating and celebrating, area coaches and their teams will attempt to get back into the competitive mode this weekend at a variety of holiday tournaments.
WOONSOCKET — Earlier this month, Mount Saint Charles Academy’s volleyball coach, Josh D'Abate, and members of the girls’ volleyball team joined forces with local volunteers to participate in the Gingerbread Express at the William D'Abate Elementary School (K-5) in Providence,.
WOONSOCKET— For Mount St. Charles first-year head coach Henry Coleman, this was one heck of an early Christmas gift, one he won’t forget.
He knew his Tuesday night opponent, Masters Regional Academy, had a phenomenal hoopster in senior Pablo Perez, and told his squad beforehand what it had to do to keep his wizardry in check.
The Mounties did – and didn’t.
Rocco Baldelli wasn’t seeking a switch in assignments with the Tampa Bay Rays. In his own words, the Woonsocket native and Bishop Hendricken alumnus “was very much into the work he was doing” as a key and trusted figurehead in the front office.
WOONSOCKET– Bill Belisle’s high school coaching career has gone nowhere – and everywhere.
Remaining in the same city and at the same school where he graduated from in 1948, Belisle is now in his 40th season as coach of the Mount St. Charles boys’ hockey team.
During those four decades , Belisle succeeded in transforming the Mounties into a national power and one of the country’s most famous programs.
WOONSOCKET – Paced by two goals off the stick of Brandon McMillen and a 20-save performance by goaltender Leo Lake, Cumberland topped Burrillville High, 4-2, on Friday night at Adelard Arena.
Twenty-four hours later, the Clippers notched a 4-0 shutout of North Kingstown, led by another 20-save night from Lake and goals from four different players.
WARWICK – Bishop Hendricken jumped out to an early lead on Mount St. Charles and didn’t look back en route to a 5-3 win at Thayer Arena Friday night.
The Hawks put in three goals in the first period, by Andrew Hopgood, Eric Edwards and Brandon Mitchell. The Mounties couldn’t keep pace despite two goals from senior Patrick Holmes, one unassisted and one from an assist by Justin D'Abrosca.
Also scoring were Jason Comeau and Brandon Waterman for Hendricken, and Joseph A. Sanchioni for Mount.
LINCOLN – Friday night marked the homecoming of Davies Tech senior tri-captain/forward Waleska Kelly, and she sure made the most of it.
Kelly, who had suffered a stroke while playing in a summer high school basketball league in July of 2013, had been granted a waiver by Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials to play a fifth year, and admitted being excited about returning to compete.