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March 22nd, 2013

Prout no match for unbeaten Lincoln

March 22, 2013

Prout goalkeeper Austin Gemma played about as well as anyone could expect a freshman to in game two of Saturday’s best-of-three Division II Boys Ice Hockey Championship series between the Crusaders and Lincoln.
Unfortunately for Gemma and his Crusader teammates hockey – like most sports – can be fickle.

Rhody made strides under new coach

March 22, 2013

Circumstance is an essential part of evaluation.
All one has to do to understand that is to look at the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team this season.
The Rams finished 8-21 overall (3-13 Atlantic 10) and of their 21 losses 15 were by single digits, yet this was a pretty good year for URI.

Rams return home

March 22, 2013

It took the University of Rhode Island baseball team nine tries before it finally won a game this season.
If the Rams are able to do anything special this season it will be a result of those nine games.

Quinn, Donovan grew closer one 'step' at a time

March 22, 2013

Off the court Prout girls basketball coach Phil Quinn and his step-daughter Brittany Donovan have gotten along ever since they entered each other’s lives.
“We’re really close,” Donovan says. “He came into my life when I was in eighth grade and he was an amazing coach and it’s going to be really hard next year without them. Off the court he’s an amazing dad so I couldn’t have asked for anything better.”

Prouts defense played as well as it could have

March 22, 2013

As far as defensive performances in a loss go you’d be hard pressed to find a better effort than that of the Prout boys hockey team’s Saturday.
The Crusaders may have fallen short – dropping a 3-2 overtime decision in game two – of winning the Division II Championship this winter but it wasn’t a result of lack of effort.

Local veteran to take part in ‘Honor Flight’ trip to Nation’s Capital

March 22, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — One day while reading the paper, Tom Boyle, a former veteran of the United States Navy who was stationed in Algeria during World War II, saw an article about an ‘Honor Flight,’ a program that offers veterans the opportunity to be taken on a trip to Washington, D.C.
Curious and intrigued, Boyle filled out the application and mailed it in to the Rhode Island Fire Chief’s Association, taking a proverbial shot in the dark in the hopes of visiting the Nation’s Capital for the very first time.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NEIT receives $2.5M to establish shipbuilding institute

March 22, 2013

Thanks to receiving a major grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, a new major curriculum is in the final stages of development at the New England Institute of Technology.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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