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MVP Jeremy Peña To Be Honored

(11.26) And the public is invited. Classical High alum and World Series MVP, Jeremy Peña, will be honored Saturday at 2pm for being so awesome and giving his hometown something to cheer about this season. You can join all the usual suspects (politicians, donors) at the Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA) on Fricker Street …

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Our Guy Jeremy Peña — World Series MVP!

This is incredible. Providence native, and Classical High alum, Jeremy Peña has just added World Series MVP to his already stunning 2022 record. Since being named MVP of the American League Championship Series (following his game-winning homerun in the 18th inning of the division playoff game against Seattle) Astros infielder Peña became the first rookie …

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ALCS MVP Jeremy Peña Makes Providence Proud

Astros rookie shortstop, and Classical High alum, Jeremy Peña, has been named the Most Valuable Player of the American League Championship Series! CBS Sports reports that Peña . . . was named ALCS MVP after a dominant four-game series in which he went 6 for 18 (.333) with two doubles and two homers. He drove …

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‘Spirit Of Sports’ — Van Leesten Bridge

(9.18) Fans of the gargoyles and oracles they have consulted at WaterFire may not be aware of the wide range of figures that TEN31 Productions is capable of mounting. But nobody is going to ask a bowler to predict the future; you need a sibyl! For something different, head down to the river this Sunday …

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Go Friars!

[Update: While Kansas prevailed 66-61, the Friars turned it on in the second half and gave everyone a great game, taking the lead at one point. Well done Friars and thank you Coach Ed Cooley.]  Congratulations to the Providence College Friars men’s basketball team for making it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament …

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Triggs Golf Course

Perfect day for a round of golf. And yes, there is a public, 18-hole, par 72, golf course right here in Providence. Located in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood, way out on Chalkstone Avenue, Triggs Memorial Golf Course has a practice range, learning center, carts, and a clubhouse bar and grill. Seen here, with flag flapping, …

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Downcity Bocce Season Opens

The Providence Downcity Bocce League (PDBL) kicks off its season opener with heart-pounding bocce action downtown at Grant’s Block Tuesday. Who will take the title this year? Bocce-licious? Chewbocce? The Rolling Stones? In case of rain the club rules indicate that players may reschedule. If your game looks like it might be rained out, get …

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Night Football At Brown — Governor’s Cup

(10.3) The Brown University Bears (0/2) and the University of Rhode Island Rams (0/4) face off at Brown Saturday in the 100th Governor’s Cup. WPRI ran a little thing. Brown and Rhode Island have met 99 times, dating back to 1909, with the Bears holding a 71-26-2 series advantage over the Rams. Last year, Brown …

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Bocce Downtown

The Providence Downcity Bocce League (PDBL) meets Mondays (and during the week) at Grant’s Block. Today’s match pits the Bocce Job against the second-place Rolling Stones. The bocce court has received a new coat of paint and some resurfacing for the new season. Team Fahgetabocce at 3/0 is currently in first place. From wiki. Bocce …

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