Stone Freeman

Stone Freeman
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Stone Freeman is a junior at the University of Rhode Island majoring in journalism. He can be found at either the Ryan Center, Boss Ice Arena, Meade Stadium, or Bill Beck Field covering URI athletics for the Good Five Cent Cigar and WRIU 90.3 FM. To contact Stone you can email him at stone_freeman@my.uri.edu or on Twitter @StonePFreeman.
Photo by Autumn Walter | CIGAR | All of URI is excited to be cheering on the Rams basketball team in their upcoming game against the Davidson Wildcats this Friday. On Monday afternoon the URI men’s basketball team checked in at No. 18 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25...
I imagine it was a picture-perfect New England, Sunday afternoon in Cape Cod, Massachusetts in the fall of sometime in the 1970s. There is a man in his backyard raking leaves, listening to the booming voice of Gil Santos play through his radio. It’s Patriots gameday. Quarterback Jim Plunkett,...
There is a difference between a fanbase and a culture. A big difference. There is nothing like a college basketball environment. A packed house at a college basketball or football game is second to none. The sounds, sights and just overall atmosphere is uncomparable. A fanbase comes out to...
  By Stone Freeman, Caleb Bierman and Nicholas Boudreau Sports Editor and Contributing Sports Reporters From the editor… In this week’s edition of the Good Five Cent Cigar we will be naming our most valuable players to each University of Rhode Island fall sports team. The student athletes who were selected were chosen...
This Saturday the University of Rhode Island and Providence College basketball teams will square off for the 128th time in the history of both programs. Players, coaches and fans have come and gone over the past 25-plus years of Rhode Island’s premiere sports rivalry, but one thing has stayed...
E.C. Matthews, the fifth-year senior guard on the URI men’s basketball team, will miss 4-6 weeks due to a fractured left wrist. Matthews sustained the injury on Monday night during the Rams road loss to the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. Late in the second half, Matthews had elevated...
Dion Cocoros, a University of Rhode Island alumnus and senior vice president of production for the National Basketball Association, was welcomed back to Kingston on Monday night to speak to students from the Harrington School of Communication and Media Studies. Cocoros has served as a producer for five sports documentaries...
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball guard Stanford Robinson, 22, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 3, by the South Kingstown Police Department. Robinson was charged with three misdemeanor charges including disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and simple assault. The arrest comes nearly two months after an incident at the Ryan...
For the University of Rhode Island football team, wins are few and far between, but the effort that both the coaches and the players show each day is comparable to that of a FCS Championship contender. Find a college student on this campus, or any campus for that matter, that...
The University of Rhode Island football team fell to the No. 14 Elon Phoenix, 35-34, on Saturday. With just 28 seconds left in regulation, the Rams were on the Elon 17 yard line and trailing by one. Coming out of an Elon timeout, Rams quarterback JaJuan Lawson dropped back to...

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