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Nicole Jorgensen eyes the hoop as she begins her shot. Photo by Ian Weiner. “Being a low-block scorer that can pound, that’s a lost art nowadays because now every kid wants to face up and play soft and shoot jumpers,” said women’s basketball Head Coach Tammi Reiss.  That’s high praise for...
The University of Rhode Island's men's basketball team defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide last Friday. Get the full scoop here! Written and narrated by Aniekan Okon. Shot and edited by Matt Durkey.
Kassondra Brown drives into the lane. Photo by Ian Weiner. There has been a certain vibe surrounding the women’s basketball team since they hired Head Coach Tammi Reiss last April, as many feel that she can be the one that resurrects a program that has made its home at the...
Written by Aniekan Okon Shot and edited by Matt Durkey and Aniekan Okon Edit: The Rams are playing Hartford on 11/10
The Cigar recaps the URI Men's Basketball team's first game of the season. You can also read our written recap! Shot and edited by Matt Durkey. Written and narrated by Aniekan Okon.
Lotte Black wins A-10 cross country individual title. Photo courtesy of GoRhody. This weekend the University of Rhode Island men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled down the East Coast to Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, Virginia for the Atlantic 10 Championships.  A wonderful crisp, fall day in Leesburg brought in a...
The month of October has not been too kind to Rhode Island Volleyball this season, as they have lost all six of their matches this month.  Their weekend matchup against Fordham provided an opportunity to make amends and end the month on the right note. Both teams had been struggling...
Men’s and women’s cross country have strong showing in Boston The University of Rhode Island men’s and women’s cross country teams were both in action this past weekend competing at the 107th New England Cross Country Championship at Franklin Park in Boston. The 2019 New England Cross Country Championships featured 25...
Jacob Maddox maintains control of the ball and make leeway for the team. Photo by Autumn Walter. After going without a win in their first three games of the season, the men’s soccer team have hit their stride in the past few weeks.  On Sept. 9, the Rams picked up...
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