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January 30th, 2015

Football | Super Bowl stirs up excitement, nostalgia for Burrillville, Shea High football coaches

January 30, 2015


BURRILLVILLE  –  Super Bowl Sunday is the pinnacle of the sporting world, and attaining a berth in the NFL’s premier event is the stuff of dreams for every coaching staff and team when they begin each year, and the prize which they pursue through innumerable ups and downs.
 

Providence College basketball | Friars look to make it happen in Manhattan, meet St. John's at Garden

January 30, 2015


PROVIDENCE – Every March, Big East teams converge upon Madison Square Garden for a little passion play known as the conference tournament. This annual event usually marks the first appearance of the season by the Providence Friars inside “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”

North Smithfield Boys' Hockey | Boucher, Evangelista hat tricks lead Northmen past Pilgrim

January 30, 2015


SMITHFIELD  –  The Northmen took advantage of four goals each in the first two stanzas and sailed to an 11-2 Division II triumph over the Patriots at Smithfield Ice Rink on Friday night.
 
Considering North Smithfield High hadn’t played a Division II-North tilt in a month, back on Dec. 27, head coach Paul Nadeau asked his team what their main concern was before facing winless Pilgrim on Friday night.
 

High-profile murder case returning to court

January 30, 2015

WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court hearing on Raymond D. Tempest Jr.’s bid to void his 1992 conviction in the grisly murder of a 22-year-old prom queen from Bellingham is scheduled to begin on Monday and could last three weeks.
Craig Berke, spokesman for the judiciary, said via email that Associate Justice Daniel Procaccini generally plans on convening the hearing on Tempest’s motion for post-conviction relief on a daily basis without interruption, until it’s completed. The only known off-day so far is next Wednesday.

Prop Bets Guide To the Big Game

January 30, 2015

For the biggest game in all of football, you can bet on just about anything. What we have done here is selected some of our favorite things to bet on and give bold predictions. If you want some free money, read on!
SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How long will it take Idina Menzel to sign the US National Anthem?
Over/Under 2 minutes 1 second
• OVER- She has done the National Anthem on multiple occasions. In her earlier appearance she was under more later over. Her fame is at an all-time high thanks to Frozen. She will really bring it in a drawn out way.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

January 30, 2015

January 29th

Providence College basketball | Dunn does it all as Friars take down DePaul, 83-72

January 29, 2015


PROVIDENCE – Kris Dunn did everything short of taking the tickets and selling the popcorn.

Or to take a page from Fleetwood Mac, which rocked the Dunkin’ Donuts Center less than 24 hours earlier, Dunn was the lead vocalist, bass player and drummer rolled into one spellbinding package.

“Great players want challenges and I challenge Kris to be the best player on the floor every day,” said Providence head coach Ed Cooley.

Burrillville football | Bronco QB Isaiah DeSilva heading to URI on football scholarship

January 29, 2015


BURRILLVILLE – When Burrillville High quarterback Isaiah DeSilva helped his team cap an undefeated season with a Division IV Super Bowl win back in December, it seemed like a storybook ending to a magical gridiron career. 
 

Shelter workers fired after allegedly taking donated pet food

January 29, 2015

WOONSOCKET – The two animal control officers who had been placed on administrative leave earlier this month amid allegations of misappropriating donated pet food have now been fired.
Animal Control Officer Doris Kay and Deputy Animal Control Officer Glen Thuot were let go effective Jan. 23, just days after they were suspended without pay – allegedly for giving away hundreds of dollars’ worth of cat food, dog food and other supplies intended for use at the shelter.

January 28th

Cumberland baseball | Clippers tap former Smithfield High standout to lead program

January 28, 2015

CUMBERLAND — As a history teacher at Cumberland High School, Andy Tuetken has seen firsthand the passion that this tight-woven community has for interscholastic sports.

The opportunity to climb on board and join in the fun came when the Clippers’ varsity baseball head coaching position opened up. To work and coach in the same locale meant that the 28-year-old Tuetken would have to bid a fond farewell to a place that for a myriad of reasons was near and dear to him.

BURRILLVILLE  –  Super Bowl Sunday is the pinnacle of the sporting world, and...
PROVIDENCE – Every March, Big East teams converge upon Madison Square Garden for a little...
SMITHFIELD  –  The Northmen took advantage of four goals each in the first two...
WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court hearing on Raymond D. Tempest Jr.’s bid to void his 1992 conviction in the grisly murder...
WOONSOCKET – The two animal control officers who had been placed on administrative leave earlier this month amid...
With the Blizzard of 2015 headed out to sea, the clouds gave way to partial sun just after 9:30 Wednesday morning, a...