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Newport Gulls

Gulls Assemble Impressive Talent As Baseball Returns To Newport

The Newport Gulls of the NECBL are ready to hit the field with some remarkable talent after a nearly two year COVID induced break.
Konte Denbo

Dembo Konte Manages To Get A Head Start On His Future

On the basketball and volleyball courts, Dembo Konte is a relentless grinder who never backs down from a challenge. When it comes to effort, he always empties the proverbial tank.
Zoe Lockwood

SK’s Zoe Lockwood Ready To Make History At URI

Zoe Lockwood was a high school sophomore at South Kingstown in December 2021 when the University of Rhode Island announced plans to add women’s lacrosse to the athletic department’s lineup.
Alex Clemmey

Hendricken’s Alex Clemmey Blocks Out The Scouting Circus While On The Mound

On a recent April afternoon, an estimated 30 MLB scouts descended upon the Bishop Hendricken campus to chronicle Alex Clemmey’s fourth start of the spring.
Johnny Lopes

Middletown Hockey Player’s Senior Project Raises Money For Cancer Charity

A senior captain on the Rogers/Middletown/Tiverton boys’ hockey program, Lopes brainstormed ways to combine his love for the sport with a way to pay homage to his late grandmother and two late aunts.
Kim English

Kim English Already Realizes “This Place Is Special”

As Steve Napolillo, Director of Athletics at Providence College, stepped to the podium to officially welcome Kim English as PC’s new men’s basketball head coach Wednesday, a jolt of electricity pulsated through the room.

And Your Guide To The Big Dance … Ed Cooley

The Providence College men’s basketball team had gathered for the big bracket unveiling. Patience certainly became a virtue, what with three regions announced and the Friars still waiting to see their name appear.
Gloria Patterson

Hope High Honors Gloria Patterson In A Most Appropriate Tribute

In the eyes of many, opportunity was knocking to pay homage to Gloria Ruth Patterson, an individual who meant the world to Blue Wave athletics and the school she worked at up until her Jan. 2022 passing.
Ed Cooley

Friars Coach Ed Cooley Always One To Speak His Mind

The group of beat writers chronicling the happenings related to UConn had just returned from listening to Dan Hurley, who was preceded by Ed Cooley in delivering postgame remarks after the Providence Friars were run out of the building.
Mike and Nick Scandura

Mike Scandura’s Passion For Scoring Bonds Him And His Grandson Nick

For Mike Scandura, scoring games can be chalked up as his passion. The genesis of this particular practice originated in 1960 when young Mike attended his first game at Yankee Stadium with his parents.