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June 27th

Ella Prescott having great success with SK Little League

June 27, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Ask any South Kingstown baseball player under the age of 13 to name their favorite baseball player, and you’ll likely get answers such as “David Ortiz,” “Dustin Pedroia,” and, should they venture outside the hallowed city limits of Boston and the friendly confines of Fenway, “Derek Jeter.” Each of those names, however, will not be the answer given by South Kingstown Little League’s only girl player in the Majors division. Her answer would seem out of time.
Ask Ella Denny Prescott what her first love is, and she’ll point to her family. Ask her again, only this time ask her to specify a sport, and she’ll say she has a tough time deciding between basketball and baseball. Little wonder. She excels at both. Having just wrapped up the traveling basketball season, her full attention has now turned to baseball. And with good results.

June 16th

Extra innings result in comeback win for Waves

June 16, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - All game long, the Ocean State Waves struggled to get going offensively on Wednesday night. However, with their backs against the wall and the game on the line, the Waves waited until the final at-bats to make an incredible comeback for their fans, showing they should never be counted out until the final swing.

Controversy at state meet

June 16, 2014

PROVIDENCE — In a court of law, judges and juries often refer to prior decisions made in order to determine the best course of action in new cases. That precedent may be the only scale-tipping factor between a decision being in somebody’s favor or against it. The same system applies to sports. A procedure and rule must be established in the event that a situation becomes muddled by unforeseen circumstances or human error. But, when does that system give way to simple right and wrong?


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