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Mahoney, Carr Nominated For Coach of the Year

Narragansett’s Kathryn Mahoney and South Kingstown’s Andy Carr are both nominees for the Cox Rhode Island Sports Awards’ Coach of the Year.

The Cox Rhode Island Sports Awards has announced the 2012 Coach of the Year Nominees.

The winner will be revealed at the sixth annual Cox RI Sports Awards presented by the Rhode Island National Guard, Wednesday, June 13 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

Cox Sports and the Rhode Island National Guard will honor the state’s best scholar-athletes from Woonsocket to Westerly and the top college athletes at the Cox Rhode Island Sports Awards. The Ocean State’s best high school scholar-athletes from each sport for every season, as well as the Team of the Year and Coach of the Year, will be announced. State Championship teams from each season will also be honored. A highlight show of the awards dinner will be broadcast on Cox Sports. Fall River basketball legend Chris Herren, a current motivational speaker, will be the featured speaker.

2012 Coach of the Year Nominees include:

Kathryn Mahoney – A two-sport coach, Mahoney led the Lady Mariners to the Division III state soccer championship in the fall and then directed Narragansett to the girls’ Division II basketball championship in the winter.

Dave Hanson – Under Hanson’s direction, the Bishop Hendricken Hawks have captured 22 state championships.

Andy Carr – South Kingstown tennis coach Andy Carr directed the Rebels to their 14th straight state championship.

For tickets or additional information regarding the Cox RI Sports Awards call 401-437-6115 or visit www.risportsawards.com.

About Cox Sports

Cox Sports is a regional sports network that delivers exclusive, compelling, high profile professional, amateur and collegiate men's and women's sporting events to viewers in its coverage area of Rhode Island and Connecticut. CS features coverage of the Big East Conference, Providence College and University of Rhode Island athletics, Pawtucket Red Sox, New England Revolution and more. The channel also features exclusive coverage of Rhode Island Interscholastic League Championships and other local high school games. In addition, CS features locally produced programs and syndicated sports programming. Cox Sports complete schedule is available at www.cox-sports.com.

About Eident Sports

Eident Sports is a full-service event management and sports marketing company based in Providence, Rhode Island. Eident has several properties in the region, ranging from turn-key sporting events to sponsorship sales alliances with key partners. For more information on Eident’s events and offerings, please visit www.eidentsports.com

Release courtesy of Cox Communications.

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