University of Rhode Island fencer Caitlin Stanton finished in third in “The Big One” tournament at Smith College. Out of 56 participants Stanton was able to battle to third place in the senior women’s epee division, competing against fencers from schools all across the Northeast including MIT, UMASS, Boston College,...
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...
Sam Murray gets the week off from his “Weekly Round-Up” so the reigns have been given to Tyler Krusz to give you a quick look at the past week in URI athletics. Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team defeated the Brown Bears out of Kingston with an 86-62 victory on Tuesday...
The University of Rhode Island’s men’s hockey team battled the United States Naval Academy last weekend in the last home series of the semester for the Rams. The action kicked off early Friday night as junior Sandy Gray would score just under four minutes into the game to give...
By: Tyler Krusz and Nick Cardi Contributing Sports Reporters   Defensive MVP: Jose Duncan On the defensive side of the ball, Jose Duncan takes home the Cigar Sports MVP honors for the 2017 University of Rhode Island football season. Named a captain at the beginning of the 2017 season, Duncan started all 11 games...
  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...
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...
Jared Terrell is the Main Dish for URI Basketball Like a Thanksgiving turkey, Jared Terrell is the dish that ties the entire feast together, in this case being the centerpiece of URI’s offense. Scoring 43 points throughout the tourney, including matching his jersey number with 32 points against Seton Hall,...
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...

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