Archive - Oct 1, 2013 - Sports Article
PROVIDENCE â€” Ask New London High head basketball coach Craig Parker about the summertime impression made by former player Kris Dunn and you will elicit a response that figures to warm the hearts of Providence College followers.
â€śA few things stood out to me. He was definitely stronger and his attitude was really upbeat about the upcoming season,â€ť Parker expressed when reached Tuesday. â€śI think going into this season relatively injury-free as opposed to last year, heâ€™s washed his hands of that so he can be the point guard up at Providence.â€ť
CUMBERLAND â€” The chief worry wasnâ€™t the 3.1-mile Monastery course, nor was it the competitors who lined up at the starting line.
Given the Indian Summer-like conditions that blanketed the region Tuesday, there was no question that the weather stood to register the greatest impact during this Northern Division tri-meet for both area males and females.
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PAWTUCKET â€” When Central Falls and Shea square off on a soccer field, goals are usually hard to come by.
â€śWe can score goals with anyone in the state,â€ť C.F. coach Carl Africo was saying on Tuesday afternoon, minutes after his Warriors scored a 1-0 victory over the Raiders, â€śbut when we play Shea, I know itâ€™s going to be a low-scoring game. They fight for every inch of the field.â€ť