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Brown Football Seniors Impact Community By Leading With Love

Nate Lussier has yet to attend a class on campus or step on a football field at Brown University, but the Bears’ freshman and former La Salle star quarterback has no doubt that he has made the right collegiate choice. The prestigious Ivy League school’s academic and football programs weren't the only aspects that attracted...
Joe Lenk and Grandad

Cranston East’s Joe Lenk Leads Through His Granddad’s Advice

JOE LENK LEADS HIS CRANSTON EAST SOCCER TEAM VS TOLL GATE HIGH SCHOOL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 LIVE AT 4PM ON COX'S YURVIEW CHANNEL 4 AND STREAMING HERE. Perhaps the most valuable advice Joe Lenk received from his grandfather came when he was just five years old and had stepped onto a tennis court. “My grandfather has...
Jamel Thomas at PC

PC Great Jamel Thomas Pays It Forward … Again

Jamel Thomas’ personal struggles have been as well-documented as his basketball career. It is well known that the former Providence College star’s story began in Brooklyn where, as a boy, he faced hurdles and hardships before growing into a young man who found success on the basketball court. His journey from his painful youth to his...
Breakthrough Academy One on Ones 1CU

The Elite Competed In Rhode Island All Summer Long

Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready. With home gyms, virtual workouts and more, athletes country-wide have found ways to stay in shape during the Coronavirus pandemic. But how does a serious athlete actually complete in the middle of a pandemic? Trevor Knight got in his Audi Q5 every Friday afternoon and drove two plus...
Matt Sewall CU

Matt Sewall’s NFL Dream Remains Undeterred By 2020’s Obstacles

Wearing a dark charcoal suit, pale blue tie and a wide smile, Matt Sewall is pictured among a small group of similarly attired professionals who comprise the Sewall Financial Team. Standing at the forefront is the leader of the group, Sewall’s older brother and mentor, Bobby, president of the wealth management firm Sewall Financial...
A.J. Kizekai playing Bucknell

A Lifetime Of Ambition and Success Brings A.J. Kizekai Home To Helm Moses Brown Athletics

The same drive that fueled A.J. Kizekai as a former competitive athlete has powered him to his athletic career's next phase. The former St. Raphael and Bucknell football star’s competitive nature was evident throughout a grueling, extensive interview process that eventually led him to be chosen as Moses Brown's new Athletic Director. Throughout every step of...
Willie Edwards Coaches for Change

A Lifetime of Football and Drive Propels Willie Edwards to the NFL

The first time Willie Edwards applied for an apprenticeship in the National Football League he was rejected. While Edwards wasn’t 100 percent certain why he was turned down, the indication was that he didn’t have enough college coaching experience under his belt. When he applied, he had been an assistant at Brown University for just...
Dick Fossa and son

Dick Fossa Remembered: A Life of Lessons for Those He Loved

A 5 year-old little boy was on one end of the video call. A big burly man, more than 55 years his senior, was on the other end. The call started out with instruction, just as a coach would direct his players. “Go get your milk and chocolate syrup,” said the man to the young boy. Instruction...
Lorenzo Perry

Gridiron Veteran Works To Educate On Racism Through Poetry

Lorenzo Perry has always made a difference. His actions have always been powerful. The former Bryant University and La Salle Academy star running back and owner of GameDay Fitness has served as a positive influence to thousands of young athletes with his instruction and guidance. Yet, his most powerful message has come while off the field,...
Cumberland High Graduation

Unique Ceremonies For Rhode Island High School Grads

There will be no hugs, high-fives or handshakes for the Class of 2020. However, Rhode Island's 105 high schools are doing their best to create memorial graduation experiences filled with pomp and circumstance. The novel ceremonies for the thousands of seniors who were born during 9/11 and will graduate during a global pandemic are...