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Shane Donaldson is currently URI’s sports information director and continues to fulfill his passion for Rhode Island. | Photo by Grace DeSanti.

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Sports Editor

Nick Cardi
I am doing this because the Cigar has always been one of my favorite parts of my time here at URI. The friends I’ve met and the experiences it has given me are unmatched. I want to be sports editor because I love the Cigar and want to make the sports section the best it can be and better than the past.
Senior Dawson Jones follows through after driving the ball off the tee.  |Photo courtesy of Julie Fletcher. In the Rhode Island Invitational early last week, Rhode Island Golf senior Dawson Jones won his first ever college golf tournament. “Honestly, it was awesome,” said Jones. “It was a long time coming....
Junior Sprinter Anthony Delasanta competes at the A-10 championships. |Photo courtesy of Michaela Benford. The University of Rhode Island’s men’s and women’s track and field teams were in action this past weekend competing in the 2019 Holy Cross invitational and the 2019 Princeton Larry Ellis Invitational. Both teams competed in...
Sophomore pitcher Riley Kernan gets ready to deliver the pitch. | Photo by James McIntosh. The magic provided by the Easter Bunny did not find its way to St. Louis, Missouri this past weekend for the University of Rhode Island softball team. The Rams got swept by the Billikens in one of their...
University of Rhode Island redshirt freshman pitcher and infielder Justin Cherry earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors this past week. “That was really cool to see that for the first time,” said Cherry. “It just helps with confidence and playing in ongoing games.” The award was announced by...
Junior pitcher Vitaly Jangols looks down the batter as he finishes his release. | Photo by Anna Meassick. It was a busy stretch for Rhode Island baseball this past week, as they played three different opponents across four days. The Rams finished the week winning two games and dropping the final game to...