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March 16th, 2014

Friars celebrate Big East title, set sights on North Carolina

March 16, 2014

PROVIDENCE – As Ed Cooley and his Providence players posed for pictures, signed autographs and accepted one congratulatory handshake after another, the next mountain to climb started to come into focus.

While the sea of adulation that engulfed the Friars at Alumni Hall Sunday night was a fitting tribute to the program’s distinction as 2014 Big East Tournament champions, it’s time to shift gears and turn the page.

Burrillville jumps out to big lead, hangs on for 5-4 win over Cranston to force game 3 for Div. I title

March 16, 2014

PROVIDENCE -- Burrillville came out with much more aggressiveness and intensity than it exhibited 24 hours before, suffered a lapse midway through the third stanza and held on tight to a thrilling 5-4 triumph.

With the verdict, the fourth-seeded Broncos not only improved to 7-13-3 overall, but gave Daigle a “Get well soon” gift: A rubber game at Brown at 7 p.m., Tuesday to determine the new Division I champion.

For full story and stats, see Monday's print edition of The Call.

March 15th

Phaneuf's OT goal evens Mount's state title series with Hendricken at 1-1; Game 3 is slated for Monday

March 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE --- Keith Phaneuf's goal with 31 seconds left in overtime saved Mount St. Charles' season on Saturday night and lifted the Mounties to a thrilling 4-3 victory over rival Bishop Hendricken in the second game of their best-of-three State Championship title series.
The Mounties (17-5) and Hawks (17-3-2) will return to Brown University's Meehan Auditorium on Monday for an 8 p.m. winner-take-all showdown. The Mounties are seeking their second straight title and sixth in the last seven years, while the Hawks are looking for their first since 2012.

Marathon runner, Mount alum reflects on tragic day in Boston

March 15, 2014

WOONSOCKET — With the one-year anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon attacks fast approaching, Dr. David King, a Mount Saint Charles Academy alumnus and trauma surgeon who ran the 2013 marathon and then helped save the lives of dozens of people injured in the blasts, visited his alma mater Friday to deliver a message of hope and inspiration.

Burrillville awaits Cranston co-op team in Div. I finals

March 15, 2014

BURRILLVILLE -- For Burrillville, it’s looking an awful lot like the end of last season.
Owners of a 4-11-3 mark during the regular season, the Broncos caught a bit of fire in last year’s Division I tournament. They played some of their finest hockey of the winter in the best-of-three semifinals to sweep Cranston West and earn a spot in the title series.

March 14th

Hawks swoop in with 4 goals in last 4 minutes to stun Mounties

March 14, 2014

PROVIDENCE – There’s only one way to describe what occurred over the final 3:46 of the final stanza at Brown University on Friday night – surreal.

It seemed as if defending state champion Mount St. Charles Academy was prepared to put the finishing touches on a fantastic 2-1 victory over Hendricken High in the opening tilt of the R.I. Championship Division best-of-three series at Meehan Auditorium on Friday night, but then the unimaginable – the surreal – happened.

Genealogical Society rooted in the past

March 14, 2014

I have never really given much thought to exploring my family tree, mainly because it always seemed more like a family shrub than a tree.

Philippa Gould

March 14, 2014

Philippa Gould

UXBRIDGE- Philippa "Joy" Gould, 68 of Uxbridge died Mon. March 10, 2014 in the St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville.
Ms. Gould was employed as a receptionist and medical assistant to Dr. Stephen Leach in the office of the Windham Medical Group in Willimantic, CT for 28 years. In October 2007, she retired and moved to Uxbridge to live with her former husband, Dana J. Gould.

Mary C. Hunt

March 14, 2014

Mary C. Hunt

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Mary C. Hunt, 89, of North Smithfield, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 in St. Antoine Residence.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Edmund J. and Elizabeth M. (Carroll) Hunt.
Mary was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing and a 1962 graduate of Boston College. She was a registered nurse for the VA Hospital at Davis Park, Providence, for 33 years, retiring in 1985. Mary was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church.

March 13th

PC survives St. John’s comeback for 79-74 victory, contests Seton Hall in tonight’s Big East semifinals

March 13, 2014

NEW YORK — Just in case Ed Cooley let it slip from his mind that the Providence Friars and Madison Square have gone together like oil and vinegar for the longest time, he received a reminder from the college’s president, the Rev. Brian J. Shanley.

“From what (Shanley) told me, we haven’t won down here often,” stated Cooley. “So for us to get off the schneid, it’s a great accomplishment for our program.”

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