In a recent conversation with former Central Falls basketball standout Rob Alers, he was asked the whereabouts of fellow C.F. alumnus and his roommate at Lyndon State, George Carle.
With immediate confidence â€“ the kind that comes when youâ€™re pretty sure about something â€“ Alers ventured a guess as to his good friendâ€™s location on the Vermont-based campus.
â€śHeâ€™s probably in the gym as we speak,â€ť was what Alersâ€™ senses were telling him.
Such an assertion on the part of Alers is a telling sign as to the depth of Carleâ€™s level of commitment these days. The offseason is barely a month old, but next year, Carleâ€™s final year of athletic eligibility at Lyndon State, is already on his brain.
â€śI want to play my last year and finish what I started,â€ť Carle stated when reached recently at Lyndonville, Vt., home of the Division III Hornets.
Finishing what Carle started is a fitting mantra for this versatile 6-foot-3 forward. For this is a 22-year-old who has been tested at seemingly every turn, beginning with a housing mix-up three years ago that forced him, Alers and Antonio Mena, another hoopster with ties to Central Falls, to withdraw from Lyndon State.
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