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The North Providence Breeze 06-12-2019

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North Providence Edition Sports & Recreation JUNE 12-18, 2019 @ NORTH PROVIDENCE – Two years ago, the North Providence Connie Mack baseball team put together one of the finest regular sea- sons in the history of the R.I. Connie Mack Wooden Bat League by posting a 14-1 record and running away with the Dickerman Division champion- ship. This year, North Providence is his- tory. Veteran head coach Mike Walker recently broke the bad news, that after five successful seasons in the league, he's pulling the plug on his program, citing a low number in the commit- ments he received from players who expressed interest in joining the sum- mer team. Only five players contacted Walker during the team's registration period, and Walker added that nearly half Connie Mack team ceases operations Lack of players forces NP program to dissolve after successful five-year run By ERIC BENEVIDES Valley Breeze Sports Editor BREEZE PHOTO BY ERIC BENEVIDES North Providence head baseball coach MIKE WALKER, left, shown talking to his players during a conference on the mound in a game during the 2017 sea- son, recently report- ed that his ballclub, which produced a 64-39 record over the past five Connie Mack seasons, will not return to the league this summer. See CONNIE MACK, Page 22 Boragine & Associates IT Consulting, LLC IT Solutions that work for your business Wall St. style consulting for Main St. Information Security - Policies and practices for today's hostile technology environment. Identity and Access Management - The right access for the right individuals. IT Assessments - A thorough, in-depth review of your IT environment to ensure your business needs are met and your assets are protected. Regulatory Compliance - PCI, SOX, HIPAA, Privacy. Seven Academy Drive, Cumberland, RI 02864 Tel 401.302.8265

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