On Thursday night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom, the Rhode Island Track Coaches Association (RITCA) welcomed its 2014 members into its Hall of Fame.
The latest class includes Providence College cross-country and track coach Ray Treacy, La Salle Academy girls’ track coach Dave Wright, Classical coach and athletic director Bob Palazzo, Cumberland girls’ track and cross-country coach Joyce Bonner, Barrington girls’ cross-country coach Annemarie Marino, Toll Gate coach Norm Bouthillier, Lincoln coach Sue Carlson, Smithfield girls’ cross-country and track coach John Marchand, North Kingstown boys’ track coach Charlie Breagy and former Bay View star and coach Anne Sullivan Hird.
MileSplit RI was at Crowne Plaza for this special night. Check back often as we'll have hundreds of photos provided by photographer RAPHAEL BIEBER. We also had our camera rolling and will have video of all the deserving inductees with more than 90-minutes of footage.
Here's the 2014 class, a sampling of what to expect in the next few days.
First, your emcee...KEITH LAWTON
...and legendary coach and race official, RAY DWYER
Now, here's your inductees
ANNE SULLIVAN HIRD
...also congratulations to ANNEMARIE MARINO and RAY TREACY, who were unable to attend the ceremony.