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Erickson Bans 2

Shea’s Erickson Bans Values Winning Over Individual Achievement

Shea High boys basketball senior DeJuan Hayes was practically raised on stories about Robert “Ubi” Griffin, the former St. Raphael standout who, until fairly recently, stood atop the mountain when it came to the R.I. Interscholastic League's career scoring record. “My mom (Latesha) went to St. Ray's with Robert. I heard about him all the...
Kevin Vang

Cranston’s Kevin Vang Lone Rhode Islander on Friars NCAA Tournament Team

You can say with absolute confidence that Kevin Vang was destined to play soccer at Providence College. A Cranston native who holds the distinction as the only Rhode Islander on the 2019 Friar squad, Vang has emerged as a central figure in PC's quest to advance deep in the NCAA Tournament. The sophomore midfielder has become...
Aaron Parker

His URI Career Ending, Aaron Parker Reflects, “I’ve Grown to Love it Here”

THE URI RAMS TAKE ON JAMES MADISON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 AT 12PM ON YURVIEW, COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND A college football career can go by quickly – like a wide receiver making a beeline to the end zone. To that point, URI football senior Aaron Parker finds himself fighting a battle he has no...
Mike Flanagan and Joey Kenny

Mike Flanagan’s Radar is Set to Finding URI’s Next Great Football Player

In college athletics, recruiting is like oxygen. You need it in order to survive. At the University of Rhode Island, the person who oversees the football program's recruiting efforts just so happens to be a native of the Ocean State. Hailing from Warwick and a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School, where he starred as...
Kyle Murphy

Rams Kyle Murphy Gives His All On and Off the Field

THE URI RAMS TAKE ON JAMES MADISON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 AT 12PM ON YURVIEW, COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND On the football field, Kyle Murphy knows he must be aware of his surroundings at all times. Such is the mission of an offensive left tackle who's tasked with keeping his quarterback upright and opening...
Anthony Garro

Anthony Garro’s Position on the Rams Sideline Suits Him Just Fine

THE URI RAMS TAKE ON MERRIMACK SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 AT 1PM ON YURVIEW, COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND For all the kicks he sent skyward, Anthony Garro kept his eyes firmly on the future. Rhody football wasn't going to last forever. For someone whose life revolved around sports in high school – football in the...
Narragansett's Eddie Blessing

Pilgrim @ Narragansett: What you need to know

Catch the Pilgrim @ Narragansett football game on YurView LIVE this Friday November 1 at 7:00pm on Cox Channel 4 and streaming on YurView.com On the surface, it doesn't get any better than this – two undefeated R.I. high school football teams vying for the regular-season division title on the first Friday in November. It will...
Anchor Bearer Redshirt Junior DL Andre Bibeault

“Anchor Bearer” Shows Pride and Productivity at URI Football Games

Before the URI football team hits the field on gameday, they drop anchor. More specifically, one player breaks the tunnel bearing a special possession. It doesn't matter if the Rams are home or away. Someone will have the distinction of being the Anchor Bearer for that particular game. It's a tradition that's been in place since...
Cumberland prepares for Cranston East

Cumberland at Cranston East: What You Need to Know

Catch the Cumberland @ Cranston East football game on YurView LIVE this Friday October 25 at 7:00pm on Cox Channel 4 and streaming on YurView.com In Cumberland and Cranston East, you have two R.I. Division I high school football teams with completely different objectives as we head down the home stretch of the regular season. At...
East Providence High Townies

Shea at East Providence: What You Need to Know

Catch the Shea @ East Providence football game on YurView LIVE this Saturday October 19 at 11:00am on Cox Channel 4 and streaming on YurView.com. Every two years, the R.I. Interscholastic League takes out a double-edged sword when the time comes to realign the divisions. Caught in the crosshairs are non-Division I programs that have achieved...