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Family, school, basketball finally fit for Carle

March 28, 2014

Central Falls High School alum George Carle, right, is pictured playing for the Lyndon State College Hornets. (Photo courtesy Lyndon State College)

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 – the kind that comes when you’re pretty sure about something – Alers ventured a guess as to his good friend’s location on the Vermont-based campus.

“He’s probably in the gym as we speak,” was what Alers’ senses were telling him.

Such an assertion on the part of Alers is a telling sign as to the depth of Carle’s level of commitment these days. The offseason is barely a month old, but next year, Carle’s final year of athletic eligibility at Lyndon State, is already on his brain.

“I want to play my last year and finish what I started,” 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.

For full story, see Saturday's edition of The Call.

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