Archive - Nov 24, 2010 - Sports Article
EAST PROVIDENCE â€” Sandy Gorham has the sentiment of the holiday season down pat â€“ from a football perspective, of course. The veteran East Providence High head coach is thankful that his Townies donâ€™t have the playoffs-at-stake drama thatâ€™s hovering over La Salle Academy heading into Thursdayâ€™s renewal of the longest running holiday sports rivalry between any two Rhode Island high schools.
Thereâ€™s no need to panic over the Red Sox losing Victor Martinez to Detroit in a free agent signing on Tuesday. The Red Sox will find a catcher somewhere. It would be better if they could develop one through their farm system but their best prospect is at least two years away from competing for a big league job.