Archive - Feb 7, 2013 - Sports Article
PAWTUCKET â St. Raphael Academy head coach Tom Sorrentine closed his post-game interview this way: âWe've had trouble with size inside all year long, and that's got to change.â
Minutes before, Sorrentine watched as Woonsocket High big men Gare Lyles and Piotr Linek tore down rebound after rebound in their Division I-North clash at Alumni Hall on Thursday night.
In the end, however, the Saints overcame that height, utilized an 11-5 surge in the span of 6:59 late in the final stanza and garnered a 57-49 victory before about 150 fans.
PAWTUCKET â Just a few days after Andy Yosinoff earned his 700th career victory as the head coach of the Emmanuel College women's hoop team â it came Saturday afternoon, Jan. 26, courtesy of a 76-49 blowout victory over Lasell at the Jean Yawkey Center â he admitted the achievement was still sinking in.
âCan I believe it? I don't know,â the 64-year-old Pawtucket native chuckled via phone from his athletic department office. âIf you do something long enough, I guess you can accomplish things you never thought you would. Longevity is the key.