Archive - Jan 23, 2014 - Sports Article
CUMBERLAND â Throughout the 2012-13 winter campaign, then-Cumberland High sophomore Jack Bauer improved at a rapid rate, causing older brother Andrew to continue to hassle him about registering for a USA Swimming-affiliated club program.
Andrew, a phenomenal distance freestyler in his own right, had done the same, and he reasoned that Jack would only get faster, given the more grueling workouts.
PAWTUCKET â As a father watching his son represent the St. Raphael/Providence Country Day/Wheeler co-op squad last winter, Gary Leonard noticed it often didn't play as a team, a fluid unit. To him, it looked as if the players seemed more concerned with individual stats and/or glory.
âI thought the biggest issue with them was selfish team play,â he stated Tuesday afternoon. âWhen I became the head coach back in September, it was my goal to eliminate the selfishness and try to build a program based on team success.â