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Commentary | McGair: Success of hoops, hockey, soccer programs a feast for Friar fans

April 10, 2015


BOSTON – Being affiliated with the Big East Conference and having all their games televised, Providence College men’s basketball is one of biggest windows into the institution. 

People tend to focus on Ed Cooley’s program more than any other sport to the point that it becomes the barometer about how fans and alumni alike feel about PC. 

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April 9, 2015

High school baseball | Division I preview: Novans, Clippers, Lions, Saints nines set to take on R.I.’s best

April 8, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Unlike past years, Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials have chosen to dispose of the typical Division I-North and South leagues, instead dividing those upper-echelon squads into I-A and I-B categories.

New Woonsocket High skipper Paul Murphy wondered about why the switch occurred, but has chosen to take the hand he was dealt as he prepares his Villa Novans for the upcoming campaign.

High school baseball: Division II preview: Strong programs at N.S., MSC, Tolman set to rejoin battle for league supremacy

April 8, 2015

PAWTUCKET  –  Tolman High head coach Theo Murray has mixed emotions about his baseball team being realigned this spring, courtesy of Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials.

Instead of competing in a much bigger Division II-North, like it had the previous two campaigns, the Tigers now must shift to II-Central and face clubs in which they have minimal familiarity.

High school baseball | Division III preview: Closer competition the key for Burrillville, C.F., Shea, Davies Tech

April 8, 2015

BURRILLVILLE  –  In his third full season at the helm, Burrillville High mentor Peter Berthelette claims he has mixed emotions as to his Broncos dropping from Division II-North to Division III this spring.

They will do along with area foes Davies Tech, Central Falls and Shea.

Pawtucket Red Sox | Lineup looking as strong as ever on eve of opener

April 7, 2015


PAWTUCKET – You want promising talent? Look no further than the Pawtucket Red Sox clubhouse.

The PawSox 2015 Opening Night roster is highlighted by the top five prospects in the Red Sox organization (as ranked by Baseball America) along with eight of the top 10 prospects in Boston’s farm system. All elite eight played for the PawSox last season, appearing either during the regular-season, the post-season, or both.  

Pawtucket Red Sox | Play-anywhere ability puts Weeks in good position

April 7, 2015


PAWTUCKET – No pressure or anything, but Jemile Weeks could end up this year’s version of Brock Holt, Boston’s closest thing to a Swiss Army knife.
 

Pawtucket Red Sox | Workman will try to get back on track in bullpen

April 7, 2015


PAWTUCKET – The perfect eighth inning that Brandon Workman pitched in the clinching game of the 2013 World Series foreshadowed what’s in store for him this coming season.
 

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Duke's Fantastic Freshmen Lead the Blue Devils to the National Title

April 7, 2015

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