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Cory Burke (right) with his friend, Lincoln player Patrick Gribbin, at the New England regional tournament in Bristol, Conn.

Wiffleball tournament to benefit Cory Burke fund

Wiffleball tournament to benefit Cory Burke fund

Friends of Cory Burke, who is in remission from childhood cancer, will hold a fundraiser for the Bristol boy this coming Saturday, Nov. 22, at Roger Wiliams University. The Roger Williams University men’s varsity baseball team will sponsor a wiffleball tournament in support of Cory, and the Cory Won’t Fight Alone Fund. Cory, a Kickemuit


Sidelined by cancer, Cory Burke becomes MVP

Cory Burke stood on the mound in Bristol, Conn., turning the baseball over and over in his hand. ESPN cameras focused in, and print photographers took aim from the press box, as the 12-year-old Kickemuit Middle School eighth grader settled and began his windup. The crowd, packed in this past Saturday to watch the New

Cory Burke (center) is getting a little help from his (many) friends in Warren and Bristol.

Kickemuit run/walk benefits Cory Burke

Kickemuit Middle School students will hold a 5K run and walk Saturday, March 23, to benefit their friend and classmate, Cory Burke. Corey is battling cancer, and the walk and run will benefit the “Cory Burke Won’t Fight Alone” fund. It’s being organized by students Meg O’Brien and Shea Quinn. Cory’s cancer diagnosis came by

Cory Burke (center) is getting a little help from his (many) friends in Warren and Bristol.

Bristol and Warren communities rally around sick teen

Warren and Bristol are rallying around a Bristol family as their son faces a battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of childhood bone cancer. Already, several fund-raisers have been held for Cory Burke, the son of Jerry and Sue Burke of Bristol, and another is planned for Saturday, Dec. 1. The most recent was

Fund-raiser planned for Bristol boy

On Saturday, Oct. 20, friends of 12-year old Cory Burke, will be sponsoring a benefit pasta dinner at St. Elizabeth Church. Cory, the youngest son of Jerry and Sue Burke, has recently been diagnosed with bone cancer. Cory is currently being treated at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Institute. In an effort to