By Ian Weiner and Jack O’Marra Contributing Sports Reporters   Men’s Soccer MVP: Nils Leifhelm Greatness and success are no stranger to Nils Leifhelm. The senior goalkeeper has been making an impact for the University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team since his freshman year in 2014, and did not fail to defend...
  There are many important factors that attributes to the success of the sailing team at the University of Rhode Island, but what matters the most is preparation, mental toughness and teamwork. The team is split between co-ed and the women’s team, and includes more than 50 members who have...
  The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team opened up their season with a convincing win over American University, 65-42, on Friday night and a heartbreaking loss against Valparaiso University, , 58-55, on Tuesday morning. On Friday, both teams traded buckets in the first few fast fast-paced minutes of the...
The University of Rhode Island swimming and diving team endured plenty of ups-and-downs over the weekend on route to a ninth place finish in the Atlantic 10 Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Eleven teams embarked on their quest for conference supremacy beginning on Thursday and concluding on...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| It’s less than two weeks removed from the lowest point that Rhode Island men’s basketball has found themselves in this season. After clinching their first Atlantic 10 regular season title and celebrating a night that was supposed an emotional but proud senior night send-off, the...
  Smaller programs like the University of Rhode Island are always fortunate when they are able to land a coveted gem who possess raw talent and can help revive a struggling program and restore a winning culture. That is exactly what sophomore guard Charise Wilson has been doing for the...
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...
The University of Rhode Island golf team won the Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge in thrilling fashion over the weekend, as the clutch play of first and second place finishers Chris Houston (-4 par) and Billy Walthouse (-3 par) propelled their team to its second victory of the season in...
The University of Rhode Island spring football practice is now underway and here are some notable takeaways: First Down:  Mack Lowrie is the clear No.  1, with James Caparell firmly set as the backup quarterback. However, despite that, neither quarterback looked particularly sharp with Lowrie struggling with accuracy, throwing three...
Fans are a big reason why we love the game. They provide the source of emotion for sports. The crowd  creates palpable tension and drama through their rabid, unflappable and sometimes irrational support of their team. They are the reason we have debates over legacies and dwell on mistakes...

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