PROVIDENCE – As Providence’s win over Butler earlier in the week illustrated, dishing out minutes is no exact science.
Coaches like Ed Cooley have to consider every factor when concocting a game plan for that day’s opposition. The toughest decisions don’t always boil down to playing zone or man-to-man on defense. There is one consideration that carries prime importance: Ultimately, you play the guys who provide the best chance to win.
LINCOLN – You would think head coach Joe Handy would have been thrilled after his Davies Tech players had collected a pivotal 51-43 victory over Burrillville at Gaskin Alumni Hall on Friday night.
After all, his defense allowed only one Bronco – senior center Catherine Keable – to reach double figures in scoring, and forced a whopping 41 turnovers.
Handy, however, seemed disenchanted with the Division III-North triumph.
WOONSOCKET -- To head coach Tom Pereira, something was clearly missing in the first seven games of the season for the Lincoln/Cumberland Co-op team.
That “someone” was prized transfer Samantha Wellington, who made her season debut Friday against ironically her former club, Mount St. Charles. Though the sophomore did not create a ripple on the scorer’s sheet, she impacted the game in other areas in helping the Lions top the Mounties, 5-3, at Adelard Arena.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A city man on Thursday was sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a crack cocaine trafficking conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday.
Adalberto Negron, 31, of Woonsocket, became the second person sentenced
to 60 months in federal prison for their role in a crack cocaine
distribution conspiracy which operated in Central Falls from January to
WOONSOCKET - Helene Champagne 97, of Woonsocket died Wednesday, January 7th, in the Friendly Home. Her funeral with visitation will be held Monday January 12th, at 9:00 AM in the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St, Woonsocket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in All Saints Church, Rathbun St. Burial will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery. Helene was the sister of Sr. Pauline Champagne who died January 9, 2015, in Canada, they will be celebrating their Masses of Christian Burial simultaneously on Monday.
Sarah B. Hayes
LINCOLN - Sarah B. Hayes, 44, of Great Road passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Peter J. Tarmey and the loving mother of Margaret E. "Maggie" Tarmey.
Born in Providence, the loving daughter of Robert J. and Nancy (Kyle) Hayes of Lincoln, she had lived in Lincoln all of her life.
She was a 1988 graduate of Lincoln High School and was a graduate of Sawyer Business School. She was a member of Lime Rock Baptist Church, Lincoln.
Paul O. Roy
WOONSOCKET - Paul O. Roy, age 78, died in the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on Monday, January 5, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on May 6, 1936, he was the son of the late Pierre and Merilda (Gagne) Roy. He was raised and educated in Canada, but returned to the United States in 1960, settling in Woonsocket. He remained in Woonsocket until 2009, when he and his wife moved to North Smithfield, Rhode Island.