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Above more than the rim

March 20, 2014

East Greenwich High School senior Nolan Cooney has spent the last couple of months battling testicular cancer, which has kept the three-sport athlete away from enjoying life on the basketball court with his fellow Avenger teammates.

EAST GREENWICH—When a truly special high school athlete comes along, it’s more often than not easily identifiable from day one.

Outside of the obvious physical differences, those great talents possess an edge in maturity and mental toughness not readily found in freshmen.

Nolan Cooney is one of those special talents.

For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the East Greenwich Pendulum.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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