Archive - Aug 8, 2013
EAST PROVIDENCEâ€”Following this springâ€™s RIIL Girls Golf Championship South Kingstownâ€™s Mia Bartolotta was devastated.
Then a junior, Bartolotta was tied for the lead at the turn at Point Judith Country Club before a tough back nine forced her to settle for sixth.
â€śJust thinking about it I want to cry because I know I had a chance but then I just lost it,â€ť Bartolotta said of states. â€śIt was definitely like a head game for me out there.â€ť
EAST PROVIDENCEâ€”All Corey Zegarzewski could do is wait.
Hours earlier the soon-to-be junior at Chariho High School had turned in his scorecard at the opening round of the 92nd Junior Amateur Championship at Agawam Hunt and he knew his seven-over par 77 put him squarely on the bubble.
â€śItâ€™s definitely nerve wracking,â€ť he said of waiting to see if heâ€™d make the cut Monday. â€śI really want to make the championship flight.â€ť
Last summer he had come close to making the top division but fell just shy.
NARRAGANSETT â€“ As many coaches will say, the games were admittedly more about player and team development for coach Corey Downey and the Chariho boys basketball team in the early portion of its Narragansett Summer League schedule.
There comes a time, however, when even summer league games mean just a little bit more and it is time to focus on winning.
MATUNUCKâ€”Itâ€™s a sad but true commentary on most memorial races.
â€śWith most races for people who have passed away what happens is people stop showing up,â€ť veteran race runner Matt Pelletier said.
â€śPeople have families and you canâ€™t make it anymore, your kids have soccer practice and it kind of just trickles away as the field goes from 800 to 500, then the last year you have 100 and it just kind of fades away.â€ť
Rest assured though, the Run4Kerri does not appear to be going anywhere.
GROTON, CONN.â€”Throughout the New England Collegiate Baseball League season the Ocean State Waves more or less handled the Mystic Schooners.
The Waves took four of six regular season match ups and did so in convincing fashion, outscoring the Schooners 42-15 in the process.
The playoffs are a whole different animal though and as Mondayâ€™s contest proved, the Schooners were a much improved team compared to the one the Waves saw earlier this summer.
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NARRAGANSETT â€“ Even in the dead of summer, when the wins are not necessarily as important, a bitter rivalry will always show through. That was the case on Monday evening when the South and North Kingstown High School boys basketball teams met in the summer league semi-finals at Christofaro Park. The two young teams battled with neither team relenting over the gameâ€™s 40 minutes, but in the end it was North Kingstown running away with a 51-38 victory to advance to the finals.