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Lincoln hockey team ties La Salle

January 11, 2011

SMITHFIELD --- Chalk this tie up for the public schools.
Junior Paul Bruscini’s first goal of the year and senior goalie Cody Phillips’ marvelous 35-save performance enabled Lincoln High to grab a 1-1 tie with Division I foe La Salle Academy late Monday night in a rare home game for the Lions at the Smithfield Ice Rink.
Before this draw, there were 19 Division I games that pitted public schools against parochial schools and the parochials captured all 19 meetings, 12 of them by six or more goals.

Cumberland wrestlers host own tourney on Saturday

January 11, 2011

CUMBERLAND – Wrestling season inside the state of Rhode Island doesn’t really get serious until the middle of January. A few of the top teams use the first six weeks of the season to test themselves outside the state in weekend tournaments against elite competition from around New England.
That’s the route Cumberland High coach Steve Gordon has chosen over the years. This season, his defending state champions have won tournaments in Connecticut and Massachusetts before finishing third last Saturday in the prestigious Redskin Invitational up in Sanford, Maine.

Shorthanded Woonsocket cagers lose to Coventry

January 10, 2011

WOONSOCKET – It’s bad enough that the wins have come at a minimum this season – one league victory in the first seven games to be exact.
Now, head coach Kyle Ivey-Jones and his Woonsocket High squad are playing with somewhat of a depleted roster. Minus a handful of players that have decided to call it quits this winter, including starting guard Jessie Charette, the Villa Novans came up short once again on Monday night.

Chili Davis new PawSox batting coach

January 10, 2011

Certainly the ability to switch-hit in baseball can come in handy, paving the way for a batter to place himself in an advantageous situation against any pitcher they step in the box to face.

Keeping track: Woonsocket boys' team short on runners

January 10, 2011

eorge Briggs has been coaching track & field athletes for a long time and certainly knows that during the indoor season having depth is of the utmost importance.
This year, with the addition of the long jump, there are 13 events. It may seem like a lot, but if you are weak in a particular area that can create problems in pulling out a positive outcome against a formidable opponent.
Briggs and his Villa Novans found that out the hard way in a Northern Division meet with neighboring rival Lincoln High last week.

Chili Davis new PawSox batting coach

January 10, 2011

Certainly the ability to switch-hit in baseball can come in handy, paving the way for a batter to place himself in an advantageous situation against any pitcher they step in the box to face.

Late-game comeback cause for concern for MSC?

January 9, 2011

WARWICK — Dave Belisle has been associated with Mount St. Charles as a standout player in the late ’70s and a member of the coaching staff for three decades, and even he was hard-pressed to recall the last time his team pulled off a comeback in the fashion it did on Saturday night.
Down by a 6-3 score with less than five minutes to play in its showdown for first place with Division I foe Moses Brown, the Mounties reached back and came through with three goals to knot the contest and force overtime.

Mount, Moses Brown tie

January 8, 2011

WARWICK— The only thing missing from this remarkable comeback was the ‘W’ at the end of it.
Down by three goals with less than five minutes to play in its marquee battle for first place with Division I rival Moses Brown on Saturday night, Mount St. Charles responded in dramatic fashion with three goals to send the game into overtime.
Unfortunately for the Mounties, they were unable to bury any of their three shots in the extra five-minute session and were forced to settle for a wild 6-6 tie with the Quakers at Thayer Arena.

Coderre adjusting nicely at Franklin Pierce

January 8, 2011

The transition from high school to the college is never easy.
Former Woonsocket High standout Brooke Coderre found that out in August before she even put on her high tops as an incoming freshman at Franklin Pierce University.
“It was probably the first day,” she said.”I realized it right away, leaving all my friends and playing for a new team, a new coach. You realize pretty quick it’s not high school.”

Hendricken whips Woonsocket cagers

January 7, 2011

WARWICK – Bishop Hendricken had no problems with Woonsocket Friday night en route to a 61-40 victory over the Villa Novans. The loss drops Woonsocket to 1-6 in Division I-North while the Hawks improve to 4-2 in league play.
Cody L’Hureux finished with eight points to lead Woonsocket while Flavio Barros chipped in with seven.
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WOONSOCKET (40): Flavio Barros 2 3-4 7, Andreas Brackett 2 0-0 4, Joshua Houle 1 0-0 2, Kory Lawrence 1 2-4 5, Jarome Robinson 1 0-0 3, Kodie Spearman 1 1-1 3, Edwin Jones 2 0-0 5, Cody L’Hureux 3 0-0 8. Totals: 14 7-13 40.

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