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March 22nd, 2013

Former URI coaches have helped fix struggling programs

March 22, 2013

Throughout their coaching careers Tom Penders and Al Skinner have each heard the trumpets flourish and the wolves at the gates.
Each knows all too well what it feels like to be heralded as a program’s savior and to have fans calling for their jobs.

Locals get it done at regional swim meet

March 22, 2013

Sabrina Nuttall had one of her best swims of the high school season at the Rhode Island Girls Swimming Championships a little over one month ago and since then the freshman from South Kingstown hasn’t slowed down.

Prout no match for unbeaten Lincoln

March 22, 2013

Prout goalkeeper Austin Gemma played about as well as anyone could expect a freshman to in game two of Saturday’s best-of-three Division II Boys Ice Hockey Championship series between the Crusaders and Lincoln.
Unfortunately for Gemma and his Crusader teammates hockey – like most sports – can be fickle.

Rhody made strides under new coach

March 22, 2013

Circumstance is an essential part of evaluation.
All one has to do to understand that is to look at the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team this season.
The Rams finished 8-21 overall (3-13 Atlantic 10) and of their 21 losses 15 were by single digits, yet this was a pretty good year for URI.

Rams return home

March 22, 2013

It took the University of Rhode Island baseball team nine tries before it finally won a game this season.
If the Rams are able to do anything special this season it will be a result of those nine games.

Quinn, Donovan grew closer one 'step' at a time

March 22, 2013

Off the court Prout girls basketball coach Phil Quinn and his step-daughter Brittany Donovan have gotten along ever since they entered each other’s lives.
“We’re really close,” Donovan says. “He came into my life when I was in eighth grade and he was an amazing coach and it’s going to be really hard next year without them. Off the court he’s an amazing dad so I couldn’t have asked for anything better.”

Prouts defense played as well as it could have

March 22, 2013

As far as defensive performances in a loss go you’d be hard pressed to find a better effort than that of the Prout boys hockey team’s Saturday.
The Crusaders may have fallen short – dropping a 3-2 overtime decision in game two – of winning the Division II Championship this winter but it wasn’t a result of lack of effort.


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