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In celebration of Earth Day, the Cigar is taking a closer look at what goes into the maintenance of URI’s various turf and grass fields. Photo from gorhody.com. *This article has been recycled for the Good Five Cent Cigar’s Earth Day issue. It was originally published Oct. 29, 2020.*  Even without...
Here are the Cigar’s picks for this week’s Rhody Sports MVPs. Photos from gorhody.com. Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field: Lotte Black  In a season unlike any other, Lotte Black continued to put her best foot forward. Competing simultaneously in cross country and indoor track, Black proved once again that she is...
Tippet photo from announce.today. All other photos from gorhody.com. Women’s Basketball:  Emmanuelle Tahane Heading into the 2020-21 season, the University of Rhode Island Women’s Basketball team was projected to finish 11th in the conference’s preseason poll voted on by the coaches. They were able to surpass expectations and finished fourth in...
The URI football season was cancelled following health and safety protocols related to COVID-19 2021 Photo by James McIntosh. The University of Rhode Island Football team was stuffed at the goaline on Wednesday morning by the toughest opponent in school history. The Rams announced that they would have to shut down...
Rhody couldn’t get much going on offense in a home defeat to Delaware. Photos by James McIntosh. Meade Stadium’s first football game since October 2019 wasn’t the outcome the limited number of fans inside the stadium on Saturday wanted, as the University of Rhode Island suffered a 35-21 defeat...
Kasim Hill has guided the Rams to a 2-0 start early on in his Rhody career from - Photo gorhody.com. Two games into the strangest of seasons, it is already clear that the University of Rhode Island Football team loves to win in dramatic fashion.The Rams moved to 2-0 on...
The Rams could never get up-and-running in the 2020-21 season, losing in the 2nd round of the A-10 tournament In the end, it’ll go down as a disappointment. That is the prevailing thought about the University of Rhode Island Men’s Basketball season. A season that had so much optimism heading into...
Marie-Paule Foppossi had a career day for URI, scoring 32 points against VCU. Photo by Greg Clark. The best regular season in 25 years for the University of Rhode Island Women’s Basketball team culminated in the Rams finishing fourth in the Atlantic 10 after a historic win over Virginia Commonwealth...
In the wake of a frustrating loss to George Washington, the Rams are on to Duquesne. Photo by Greg Clark. When the University of Rhode Island’s Men Basketball team travels to Richmond next week for the Atlantic 10 tournament, their trip will be short-lived if they play like they did...
It is really hard for us outsiders to relate to what student-athletes are going through this season.  I was reminded of the exhaustion the 2020-21 collegiate athletic season is for everyone involved on Monday afternoon while helping with University of Rhode Island-sponsored COVID-19 testing. Testing is free for all students,...
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