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Here are the Cigar’s picks for the fall sports MVPs. Football: Kasim Hill  This fall, the University of Rhode Island Rams put together their best season since 2001 and a big reason why was the play of redshirt junior quarterback Kasim Hill. Whether it was through the air or on the...
The University of Rhode Island Athletics department announced on Dec. 2 that they will be adding women’s lacrosse as its 17th varsity program beginning in the 2024-25 season. The decision to add women’s lacrosse was both due to its “favorable economic impact” and to keep in compliance with Title IX,...
Jeremy Sheppard shoots a jumper over PC’s Noah Horchler in the second half on Saturday. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards After nearly two years, the rivalry between the University of Rhode Island and Providence College finally returned. In the first matchup between the two teams since Dec. 2019, the Friars came out...
A strong third quarter from Long Beach State led to the end of URI's seven-game winning streak. PHOTO CREDIT: gorhody.com The University of Rhode Island Women’s Basketball team found themselves in the loss column for the first time this season Sunday, closing out their road trip to Virginia and going...
In a quest for their sixth straight region title this spring, the equestrian team finished the fall portion of their schedule undefeated. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards Like many other teams last season, the University of Rhode Island Club Equestrian team had to sit patiently and wait as the COVID-19 pandemic...
Strong performances from Hill, Smith help Rams beat New Hampshire Senior receiver Matt Pires (right) caught one of four passing touchdowns for URI in last Saturday’s win against New Hampshire. PHOTO CREDIT: Siobhan Richards The push for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs is alive in Kingston. The University of Rhode Island...
Fundraiser to help The Tomorrow Fund provide resources for families with children fighting cancer Coby Tippett and Billy Butler are partnering with the The Tomorrow Fund to help fight childhood cancer. Photos Contributed by: Shane Donaldson Last baseball season, Billy Butler was confined to a hotel room off-campus. He was in...
A second half comeback wasn’t enough as Rhody dropped their third straight game of the season to Maine. PHOTO CREDIT: gorhody.com It’s been a season of extremes for the University of Rhode Island Football team. Rhody now finds themselves at a low point, dropping their third straight game of the season...
After holding a 1-0 lead early in the second half, women’s soccer were stunned by two late St. Louis goals last Saturday. PHOTO CREDIT: gorhody.com A landmark season has finally come to a close. On Saturday, the University of Rhode Island Women’s Soccer team traveled to St. Louis for the Atlantic...
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