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McGair: Video highlights from Cumberland American's celebration at Diamond Hill Park

August 23, 2014

 

By BRENDAN McGAIR

bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland American Little League team was treated to hero’s reception Friday night at Diamond Hill Park. Below are some video highlights from the celebration and manager Dave Belisle’s speech.

Video I

Cumberland American players and coaches get set to take the stage at Diamond Hill Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm5Mq5OE8es

Video II

McGair: Complete Little League World Series schedule

August 13, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR

bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

Per the Associated Press, the complete Little League World Series schedule:

Cumberland seeking coaches for fall sports

August 8, 2014

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High athletic department is looking for coaches for the following fall sports:

Assistant Girls Field Hockey Coach, Cumberland High School.
Assistant Girls Tennis Coach, Cumberland High School.
Boys Soccer Head Coach, North Cumberland Middle School.

For those interested, contact Cumberland Athletic Director Chris Tashjian at tashjian67@gmail.com

McGair: Woonsocket High seeks fall coaches

July 19, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High School Athletic Department is currently accepting applications for the following fall varsity sports: two football assistant coaches, one girls soccer head coach, and one cross country coach.

For those interested, contact Interim Athletic Director Carnell Henderson at (401) 767-4704.

Follow Brendan McGair on Twitter @BWMcGair03

McGair: Middlebrooks reacts to getting HBP, fight between PawSox, Bisons

July 18, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

PAWTUCKET – The night was August 10, 2012. The setting was Cleveland’s Progressive Field.

In the top of the ninth inning of that night’s American League contest between Boston and Cleveland, Will Middlebrooks had an Esmil Rogers’ pitch go off his right wrist that proved to be the final pitch he would see in his rookie season. A few days later, Middlebrooks was diagnosed with a broken wrist.

McGair: Footage of two seals from Mystic Aquarium being released in Narragansett

July 18, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

Woonsocket Call/Pawtucket Times Photographer Ernest A. Brown captures on video as Mystic Aquarium's Animal Rescue Team releases two seal pups named Athena and Cassie at Monahan's Dock boat launch in Narragansett Thursday morning.

Cassie, 5 months old, was rescued on March 21 at the Cliff Walk in Newport. Athena, 5 months old, was rescued March 20 in Virginia and transferred to Mystic for rehabilitation.

Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rgMnVEbEQU&list=UU30UG0gQ8OoHkSxa18-tx4w

McGair: Defending PGA Championship winner headlines '14 CVS Charity Classic field

May 13, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

SMITHFIELD – For the second straight year, the CVS Caremark Charity Classic features a major champion from the previous calendar year.

Jason Dufner, victor of the 2013 PGA Championship, was announced as part of the 2014 CVS field at a press conference Tuesday morning at Special Olympics Rhode Island. This will mark Dufner’s first-ever appearance at the annual event that specializes in raising money for local nonprofits.

McGair: Addition of Daniel Nava part of a busy afternoon for the PawSox

April 25, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

PAWTUCKET – Daniel Nava is officially a member of the Pawtucket Red Sox. The struggling outfielder/first baseman joined the Triple-A ranks on what was a busy Friday at McCoy Stadium.

Manager Kevin Boles wasted little time of throwing Nava into the fray, placing the switch hitter in the No. 3 spot in the outfield and in left field. Nava is looking to get back on track after getting off to a .147 start in 17 games for the Red Sox.

McGair: Update on Matt Barnes; Video introduction of the 2014 PawSox

April 1, 2014

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

PAWTUCKET – Matt Barnes will not be part of Pawtucket’s rotation at the onset of the 2014 International League season. A sore shoulder limited the 23-year-old to just one inning in spring training.

Just how much time will Barnes miss? Red Sox Director of Player Development Ben Crockett didn’t provide a definitive timetable at Tuesday’s PawSox Media Day fete at McCoy Stadium, though it was encouraging to learn that the Barnes is pitching in extended spring training down in Fort Myers, Fla.

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