Archive - Oct 20, 2011 - Sports Article
Dan Wheeler wonâ€™t have long to wait regarding whether or not he fits into the Red Soxâ€™s plans for the 2012 season. The veteran relief pitcher and Warwick native has a club option worth $3 million that Boston must render a decision on â€świthin three to five daysâ€ť upon completion of the World Series.
â€śThey will have to notify me whether theyâ€™re picking it up or not,â€ť said Wheeler earlier this week from his Florida homestead.
When Bruce and Sheri Foster said â€śI doâ€ť eight years ago, they probably never thought they would one day decide to do something as wild and crazy as the competition they entered two weekends ago.
The Lincoln couple was one of 47 that participated in the Sunday River Ski Resortâ€™s 12th annual North American Wife Carrying Championships in Newry, Maine. They toured the challenging 283-yard obstacle course in a 1:27.37 time that placed them 27th and just eight seconds shy of a top-20 finish.
PAWTUCKET â€“ As St. Raphael Academy discovered on Thursday night, thereâ€™s a reason why Burrillville has surrendered a division-low seven goals this season.
Defense is the name of the Broncosâ€™ game, which was made plenty clear as the Saints were grounded, 4-0, at the McKinnon-Alves Complex. The shutout is No. 11 for Burrillville, which hasnâ€™t allowed a goal in seven straight games dating back to Sept. 23.