Archive - Dec 19, 2012 - Sports Article
EAST PROVIDENCE â€” Stacie Wildenhain Venagro sat at a counter inside the Shake It Up Fitness & More studio, where she works as a part-time cardio kickboxing and â€śBoot Campâ€ť instructor, thumbing threw photos of her at the Golden Nugget Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 17.
She hadn't flown out west for the more typical reasons â€“ gambling and/or taking in a show or two. Instead, the 27-year-old Pawtucket native wanted to partake in the 2012 World Miss Fitness America Pageant.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Now that the fog has dispersed and Providence College along with the rest of its Catholic school brethren have succeeded in making a clean break from the Big East, now seems as good a time as any to raise the question of just how appealing a basketball-centric conference is in the eyes of potential recruits.
To that end, PC head coach Ed Cooley feels that the Catholic Seven and the still-to-be-determined additional schools have an excellent shot to thrive and prosper due to basketball serving as the main draw at every institution.