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Bristol icon to be inducted to RWU’s Hall of Fame

By   /  October 7, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Bristol icon Hector Massa will be among those inducted into the Roger Williams University Athletic Hall of Fame this month. Having served 16 years as athletic director (1972-1988), he was proud of the fact that several of his teams, including men's hockey and men's basketball, were nationally renowned.

The second class of the Roger Williams University Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted on Saturday, Oct. 26, during Homecoming Weekend, in the Campus Recreation Center. Athletes who will be honored include Vivian (Vieira) Byrnes ’96 (women’s soccer, women’s basketball), Spencer McCombe ’97 (wrestling), Peter Doucet ’01 (wrestling), Sara Coleman ’03 (women’s tennis), and […]

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Bristol celebrates Hector Massa’s 90th birthday

By   /  December 31, 2012  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

Hector Massa was the center of attention as approximately 300 family members and friends gathered to celebrate his 90th birthday Sunday at the Venus de Milo.

Laughter and tears filled the main ballroom at the Venus de Milo in Swansea Sunday afternoon as nearly 300 family members and friends gathered to help celebrate Bristol icon Edmund P. “Hector” Massa’s 90th birthday. It was a celebration for the ages … literally. Actually, Hector’s birthday was Dec. 28, but thanks to his wife, Shirley, […]

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Bristol pillar, Hector Massa, turns 90

By   /  November 28, 2012  /  News  /  2 Comments

Edmund P. “Hector” Massa and his wife, Shirley will celebrate his 90th birthday with over 300 of his closest friends.

Everybody loves Hector. Hector Massa is a name that has been synonymous with children and athletics for as long as anyone can remember. To show their love and admiration for a man who has touched hundreds of lives in Bristol and beyond, a gala 90th birthday celebration and roast will be held in Hector’s honor […]

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