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September 15th, 2014

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.

September 5th

Tolman impresses with 25-7 scrimmage win over Cumberland

September 5, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Taking center stage following two rather quiet Injury Fund scrimmages, Tolman High all but set Max Read Field’s gridiron on fire Friday night during a 25-7 romp over Cumberland.
 

September 4th

Barnes’ arm, Cecchini’s bat power PawSox past Chiefs, 8-2 in Governor's Cup semi

September 4, 2014


PAWTUCKET — During the regular season, Pawtucket Red Sox righty Matt Barnes was 2-1 in three starts with a bloated 7.18 ERA.
 
But any resemblance between the regular-season Barnes and the post-season Barnes was pure coincidence.
 

September 3rd

Cecchini's base hit helps PawSox draw first blood in I.L. playoff series

September 3, 2014

Special to The Call

PAWTUCKET -- Garin Cecchini didn’t exactly crush the ball in the 10th inning Wednesday night. But his three-hop single over a drawn-in infield gave the Pawtucket Red Sox a 2-1 victory over the Syracuse Chiefs in  Game 1 of a best-of-five Governors’ Cup semifinal series.

Game 2 is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Thursday with a pair of right-handers on the mound – Syracuse’s Scott McGregor (1-2, 3.91 ERA) and Pawtucket’s Matt Barnes (8-9, 3.95 ERA).

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