Archive - Jan 11, 2013 - Sports Article
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ Midway through the first half and down only two to rival North Kingstown, South Kingstown coach Jim Champion called a timeout to settle his team.
â€śGuys,â€ť he said, motioning to the scoreboard, â€śyouâ€™re doing great.â€ť
Championâ€™s been around for a while, but even he couldnâ€™t have predicted what was about to happen.
North Kingstown increased its effort to move the ball around on offense and using their depth, tired out the Rebels and outscored them 19-3 in the final 7 minutes, 14 seconds of the first half en route to a 56-39 win Wednesday night.
WAKEFIELD â€“ Phil Quinn doesnâ€™t expect the Prout girls basketball teamâ€™s play to win a beauty contest.
But even he could admit Wednesdayâ€™s win over West Warwick wouldnâ€™t have earned the Crusaders $10 in a game of Monopoly.
There will be no trip to Happy Valley for the University of Rhode Island football.
On New Yearâ€™s Day, three URI football players tweeted the Rams would play Penn State in the fall of 2013. Rhode Island Director of Athletics Thorr Bjorn wouldnâ€™t confirm the rumor Monday and Tuesday Penn State footballâ€™s Director of Operations Kirk Diehl said he hadnâ€™t heard anything about the two teams playing. Tuesday evening URI head football coach Joe Trainer said the game was possible, but it wasnâ€™t a sure thing.