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Burrillville boys' basketball | Burrillville snares first league win by beating Chieftains, 53-44

January 6, 2015


BURRILLVILLE – “When Seasons Collide” would be an appropriate title for how football season ran smack dab into basketball season at Burrillville High. 
 

Cumberland swimming | Bauer helps Clippers sink Rebels

January 5, 2015

KINGSTON — Senior captain Jack Bauer claimed the 200-yard individual medley (2:06.37) and 100-yard butterfly (56.41) and also swam on a pair of triumphant relays to propel the Cumberland High boys’ finmen to a 54-40 Division I triumph over South Kingstown at URI’s Tootell Natatorium on Monday afternoon.


Teammate Jay Rossi also earned “double-victor” status after landing the 100 freestyle (50.65) and 100 breaststroke (1:06.09), while Killian Canavan took the 50 freestyle (24.57) and the 100 backstroke (1:02.18).

Pro Football Playoff Round Up

January 5, 2015

Saturday 1/3/15
Carolina (8-8-1) 27 vs
Arizona (11-6) 16

Pro Football Playoff Previews and Predictions

January 5, 2015

Next Week’s Matchups:

Dallas @ Green Bay

What to watch for:

Dallas will travel to Green Bay to face Aaron Rodgers and their dynamic offense. Green Bay has not lost at Lambeau Field yet this year. Dallas matches up well with Green Bay because they have a strong running game that can keep the clock running and keep the ball out of Green Bay’s hands. The weather might get the best out of Dallas as it is likely to be extremely cold. Green Bay’s offense will be looking to feast on a weak Dallas secondary.

Pick: Green Bay 31-24

Carolina @ Seattle

What to watch for:

Burrillville boys' hockey | Broncos take fifth, Northmen third in Burrillville Winter Classic

January 4, 2015


BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville High chief Bill Robinson couldn’t have been in a better mood on New Year’s Night, and it wasn’t a surprise as to why.
 
Not only did his Broncos’ icemen salvage fifth place in their own Burrillville Winter Classic with a superb 7-0 non-league triumph over Lincoln on Thursday, but the tournament itself was a resounding success.
 

Nau: Wins, titles, legacy are all small stuff next to the community bond built by Steve Gordon's Cumberland wrestling program

January 2, 2015


CUMBERLAND -- Steve Gordon doesn’t like to talk about coaching milestones, such as the 500th career dual-meet victory that came to his Cumberland High wrestling program on Tuesday night.

McGair: Plenty of special moments defined 2014

December 31, 2014

 

Things have a tendency to move pretty quickly around here – almost too quickly to catch up and fully appreciate what has transpired. On a day-to-day basis, we concern ourselves with concrete items such as wins or losses, how many points a team puts up, or whether the season culminates in championship glory.

Sometimes it’s easy to overlook the small, but significant individual moments. Rest assured that it’s not our intent to paint with broad strokes.

Providence College basketball | EAST MODE... Friars begin Big East play Wednesday with rematch of title game vs. Creighton

December 30, 2014

PROVIDENCE – For those who believe sequels never live up to the original, the Big East Conference has a message for you.

Cumberland Wrestling | Clipper coach Steve Gordon hits massive milestone with 500th win

December 30, 2014


CUMBERLAND – For a sport like wrestling that prides itself on physicality and toughness, there sure were a lot of softer emotions like love, honor and respect on display Tuesday night at The Wellness Center when Cumberland High recorded the 500th dual-meet victory in program history, all under one man, head coach Steve Gordon.

Boys' Hockey | Burrillville, North Smithfield battle to tie at Burrillville Winter Classic

December 29, 2014

BURRILLVILLE — North Smithfield High head coach Paul Nadeau loved it when his club was invited back to the third annual Burrillville Winter Classic.
 
After all, it finished fourth in the tournament a year ago, all the while having an opportunity to re-engage his athletes on the ice after their festive Christmas activities.
 
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