Archive - Jul 4, 2012 - Sports Article
PAWTUCKET â Lacey Middlebrooks arrived in this city, fully expecting to see brother Will Middlebrooks hone his craft with the Pawtucket Red Sox while fulfilling her internship requirements with the Triple-A ball club.
Borrowing from an idiom, âThe best-laid plans of mice and men oft go astray.â Yes, there is a Middlebrooks presently at McCoy Stadium, yet instead of someone making connections with fans seated behind the outfield fence, this particular Middlebrooks is building a rapport as a pre-game, on-field coordinator and press box contributor.
CUMBERLAND â Add the ages of the second- and third-place finishers together and you would get 39, the age of the winner of the 44th edition of the Arnold Mills Road Race.
As 23-year-old Scott Twardowski and Colin Tierney, 16, learned on Fourth of July Wednesday, thereâs still plenty of life left in the feet of Chris Magill, now a six-time champion of the holiday running event. The individual title â achieved in 21:06, which was 13 seconds better than Rehobothâs Twardowski and 21 seconds quicker than East Greenwichâs Tierney â represents the first for Magill since 2006.