The buzz builds at Old Mountain Field when Shaun Gamelin starts his trip from the bullpen.
Weather wise, it has not been the best of summers, with bouts of rain, thunder, and lightning at times. But this has done little to discourage the enthusiasm of hundreds of surf school campers in the water at the Narragansett Town Beach. The surf camp, originally created by the Watershed Sur…
CRANSTON – Five straight losses. Six consecutive wins.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — With both teams needing a win to secure a postseason berth, Friday’s football matchup between South Kingstown and East Greenwich felt like a playoff game.
South County baseball fans can officially mark their calendars.
NARRAGANSETT — The Narragansett High School football team delivered the good start it was looking for, while still leaving a little meat on the bone for the future.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — What do you get when a projected contender is knocked off course but finds its way just in time to sneak into the playoffs?
NARRAGANSETT — Losing a set by 17 points is no small thing, but the Narragansett High School girls volleyball team didn’t let it have a big impact in Monday’s season finale.
Derek Shea is having a solid season with the Wells baseball team.
The postponement of the high school football season due to the pandemic was met with disappointment in many circles.
NARRAGANSETT — The top teams in the new-look Division III have been tough to handle for the Narragansett High School girls volleyball team this season.
A promising season is ending early for the University of Rhode Island football team.
Evan McGreen has been a solid performer for the Providence College men’s lacrosse team in his four seasons with the Friars and he is doing the job again this season.
NORTH KINGSTOWN — Narragansett’s 51-0 victory in week one was a near-perfect start, but in terms of preparation for week two and beyond, it was not exactly the best proving ground.
Rylee Leonard has had a couple of red-shirt seasons due to injuries, but the grad student is the go-to player on the New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team when she is on the field.
The any given day mantra continues to apply to CAA football this season, and the University of Rhode Island is thoroughly enjoying life on the right side of it.
Every Colonial Athletic Association team except the University of Rhode Island opened the spring football season this past weekend. The Rams were on a week one bye, adding further mystery to an already wide set of unknowns.
Exeter native hitting well in junior season at UNCW
Thursday’s Atlantic 10 Tournament opener went much like the University of Rhode Island’s season.
Max Miranda and the 18th-ranked University of Notre Dame men’s swim team is geared up to defend its title at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship next Wednesday through Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Fatts Russell and his Rams have a little something left in the tank after all.
It’s been a strange gymnastics season, with matchups only against a handful of teams and no fans in attendance.
South Kingstown’s girls were second among Medium Schools at the indoor track class meets this past weekend. The Rebels’ Tayshia Cary was the top local performer with gold medals in two individual events, plus another gold as a member of the 4x200 relay team.
NARRAGANSETT — The guests of honor did some heavy lifting.
It’s been a resurgent season for the Narragansett High School girls swim team.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - VCU left happy from the Ryan Center for the first time since 2015 and left the home team lamenting one that got away.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — A good end to a bad half was the springboard the Prout girls basketball team needed for its first victory.
WEST WARWICK — The season began with a comeback win for the Prout/Scituate co-op hockey team, but it was the opposition delivering late heroics in week two.
Three sports. A host of schools.
Let the games begin.
Parker Ford is off to another big start with the Providence men’s hockey team.
Some uncertainty remains on timing for the high school winter sports season. Whenever the ball is tipped in boys basketball, it will mark the beginning of a new challenge for Narragansett.
Antwan Walker pulled down an offensive rebound and went back up with it. His putback was off the mark, but teammate Malik Martin grabbed the miss. When his own follow got blocked Martin scratched for another rebound. Walker then went to the floor to trigger a jump ball after a missed 3-point…
Leave it to one of the best athletes in South Kingstown High School history, a member of the class of 2020, to sum up the mix of heartbreak and perspective that defined sports for much of 2020.
CRANSTON — A season that brought a lot of happiness ended one step short of the happiest ending for the South Kingstown High School field hockey team.
JOHNSTON — The Narragansett girls soccer team’s season began and ended with 3-1 losses to Toll Gate.
JOHNSTON — Another hard-to-believe championship drought is over.
PROVIDENCE – Remember Friday, Dec. 11 as the target date for R.I. high school winter sports teams to begin practicing?
JOHNSTON — It was a long road to the championship game for the Narragansett High School boys soccer team, and not just because the game was held well north of the tower.
There weren't any former URI football players competing in the NFL in Week 1 or 2, but it’s almost a certainty you’ll see some Rams hit the gridiron at some point this season. Five players who spent time in Kingston either made an NFL roster or practice squad in the run-up to the 2020 season.
Everything is in place for the URI men’s and women’s basketball teams for their 2020-21 seasons. From rosters to schedules, both Ram squads are ready to hit the ground running. Now they just have to hope that there is a 2020 season.
Jim Norman, who passed on July 28 at 85, was fondly remembered this week as the “Voice of the Rams.”
There was a shoe-shaped shadow above fall sports at URI, and last Friday, it finally dropped. Both the Atlantic 10 and CAA conferences made moves to, at the very least, postpone their seasons to next year, if not outright cancel them.
Games against three Big East teams highlight what is shaping up to be a challenging 2020-21 season for the URI men’s basketball team.
Her final athletic season in her high school career was cut short, but Faith Hutchins isn’t done re-writing the state record books quite yet. Even after her final basketball season with the Rebels ended prematurely due to the coronavirus, Hutchins picked up the prestigious Gatorade Player of…
The local sports community suffered a sudden tragedy over the weekend, with the unexpected passing of North Kingstown athletic director Richard ‘Dick’ Fossa. Tributes quickly poured out in support of a man who dedicated his entire adult life to youth athletics.
There’s only so much jogging, hiking and canoing a person can do. Rhode Islanders have flocked to the state’s trails and streets to get their fill of exercise and sports during this worldwide pandemic. Even with a generous allotment of exercise time, that still leaves you with a lot of free …
By COLBY COTTER
Kingston -- Figuring out the URI basketball roster looks a little bit like a math problem that students are doing while distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis.
Amidst the madness of the pandemic, you will find an oasis of sanity at the local shooting range. Say what? At the shooting range?
‘Go outside and get some fresh air’ is a directive that every parent has given to their child at some point. For me growing up, it was repeatedly issued while I was sitting on the family computer playing Oregon Trail. Now, in the times of the coronavirus and self-isolation, staying indoors a…