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The Valley Breeze & Observer 09-05-2019

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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | SEPT. 5-11, 2019 SPORTS & RECREATION 13 BREEZE PHOTO BY ERIC BENEVIDES Ponaganset senior defensive end RYAN SMITH, right, throws a Lincoln run- ning back to the ground during the teams' 20-play scrimmage last Saturday morn- ing at Ponaganset High. Fans can get a sneak peek of the upcoming high school football sea- son later this week at the Injury Fund jamborees that are scheduled through- out the state. Gridiron Club announces schedule of events PROVIDENCE – The Providence Gridiron Club, which has been in existence since 1945 and promotes football in this state at all levels, has announced its upcoming slate for this coming fall, as well as its Annual Awards Night next April. The kickoff event will be Wednesday, Oct. 9, with a Leadership Night featuring the captains and coaches of each of the 46 football-playing high schools and prep schools in the state. College coaches will also be at attendance at this event. Meals will be priced at $10 for players and $20 for coaches. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the club will honor the teams that will participate in this year's four RIIL Super Bowls. A five- course chicken dinner will be served, and tickets are $30 for par- ents and friends, $20 for coaches, and $10 for athletes. On Sunday, Dec. 1, the club will host its annual Hall of Fame Brunch at the Rhode Island Country Club – all tickets are $25 – and three nights later will be the Hall of Fame Banquet that will feature a prime rib dinner. Tickets are $40 for this event, and the names of this year's honorees will be announced in the near future. On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the club will honor the Most Valuable Offensive and Defensive Players from each high school and prep school team in the state. The tickets for this event, which will also feature a five-course chicken dinner, are $30. The club will host its final event of the 2019-20 school year, the Annual Awards Night, on April 8, 2020, and it will pay trib- ute to the outstanding players, coaches, and officials from the previous fall. This is another prime rib night, with tickets priced at $40. The See GRIDIRON CLUB, Page 14 401-949-1200 | genesishcc.com Call for reduced introductory rates (401) 949-1200 Medicaid & Medicaid Pending Accepted We're Specialists in Vitality for Living Each Day Greenville Center 735 Putnam Pike Greenville, RI 02828 Long Term Healthcare • Newly Renovated Unit Private and Semi Private Rooms • Fresh, modern, comfortable rooms and decor • Lively dining and common areas • Delightful meals created by talented chefs • Free wi-fi and cable TV • Attentive housekeeping and reception staff 10 Monument Square Woonsocket RI, 02895 (401)767-1990 100 Old River Rd., Lincoln RI, 02865 (401)333-0780 www.blackstoneriverfcu.org Whatever Color You Decide: New Auto Rates starting at 2.50% * Used Auto Rates starting at 3.40% * *Rates are subject to change and based on credit score. We Have Your Green. Please consider financing your vehicle with us. Also, Re-Finances from other lenders can save you even more. We will give you cash equaling 1% of the finance amount up to $300 for you to refinance from another lender. ISLAND WOODS PERFORMANCE BRAKES • EXHAUST • ENGINE COMPUTER DIAGNOSTICS TRANSMISSION • AUTO REPAIR TRAILER HITCHES & WIRING 1186 Douglas Pike Smithfield (401) 349-4644 Sales & Installation & Financing Available We are an authorized SNO-WAY Dealer PLOWS ARE IN-STOCK! Call Now For Special Promotions

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