East Greenwich Player Overcomes Cancer and Returns for State Tournament

Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

As the East Greenwich Avengers prepare to battle Hendricken in the Boys State Basketball Tournament, one member of the team has already won a major battle as he returns to the line-up.

Forward Nolan Cooney missed the entire season while battling testicular cancer.  Now cancer free, and has been cleared to play.

ABC6 Sports reporter Nick Coit has Nolan's inspiring story.