Archive - Dec 26, 2013
CUMBERLAND â€” Tolman High head coach Mike Kayata admitted to being less than ecstatic about his offense on Thursday night.
His defense, however, was a different story.
Excepting a lull early in the final stanza, that â€śDâ€ť forced most of Lincolnâ€™s 18 turnovers throughout the first half and down the stretch as the Tigers rolled to a 56-40 victory in the first semifinal of the 41st annual Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland/Lincoln Roadshow Holiday Classic at Cumberland Highâ€™s Wellness Center.
SMITHFIELD â€” The future was on display for Cumberland on Thursday afternoon inside Smithfield Highâ€™s gymnasium, and judging by the way the Clippers performed in its non-league game against Woonsocket, the future looks very bright for the program.
Freshman guard Julianne Ross delivered her second 10-point output in as many games and sophomore guard Taylor Fay and Sarah Marsland had solid performances as well in the Clippersâ€™ 39-23 victory over the Villa Novans in the opening game of the 27th annual R.I. Board of Officials/Smithfield Boosters Club Holiday Classic.
PAWTUCKET â€” Pawtucket police are seeking information from the public, as well as reviewing surveillance camera footage, as they try to find a suspect in the Dec. 24 shooting of Ryan Almeida.
The 21-year-old man was shot at around 5 a.m., just outside his mother's apartment in the Galego Court housing complex on Leonard Jenard Drive. Almeida was found lying injured on the ground and was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where he later died.
Letâ€™s cut to the chase: Spartan blue and white looks awfully strange on Jared Pedro, Teddy Reall, and Kris Wallace.
And it should, because after all, the three Tolman High senior forwards were mainstays on their schoolâ€™s hockey team for the past three seasons, helping the Tigers total 31 regular-season wins during that time and reach the Division III finals last March.
But when eight of the 13 members from that team graduated, and for the third straight year, no underclassmen came out for the team, the program quietly folded.
Gilbert G. Taylor, Jr.
PAWTUCKET - Gilbert "Buddy" G. Taylor, Jr., 71, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013. He was the husband of the late Rita M. (Venturini) Taylor. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Gilbert G., Sr. and Bertha E. (Kinch) Taylor. Buddy was a millwright at Microfibres, Inc. for many years until retiring in 2004.
Vivian A. Almeida
PAWTUCKET - Vivian A. Almeida, 65, of Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket died on December 26, 2013.
Vivian was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Lucien and Hilda (Cote) Gravel. She was a self employed bookkeeper for many years. Vivian enjoyed her time at Sand Castles in Misquamicut.
Vivian is survived by her sister Crystal (Gravel) Kosowski and her husband Robert of Pawtucket. She also leaves her niece Victoria Kosowski of Pawtucket, her god daughter Brenda DelPivo of North Providence and several other loving family members.
David D. Fregeolle
COVENTRY - David D. Fregeolle, 65, of Arnold Road, Coventry, RI, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at home. Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the husband of Susan A. (O'Neill) Fregeolle. They were married for forty-one years. He was the son of the late Leo and Isabelle (Roberts) Fregeolle.
David was a laborer for RI Resource and Recovery of Johnston, RI for eight years. He previously worked for Valley Gas Company of Cumberland, RI. He greatly loved his family, his animals and enjoyed working outdoors.