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  • RI Basketball Season Recaps Told by Famous Sports Movies

    RI Basketball Season Recaps Told by Famous Sports Movies

    By Daniel James Now that college basketball has come to a close there’s a lot to do to kill time during the offseason. Watching other sports is nice, but nothing beats a feel-good sports movie. As much as art imitates life however, sometimes life imitates art and fans can find themselves looking back on their teams’ season and feeling as if maybe there was a bit of a connection to some of their favorite sports films. For that reason the […]

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  • Cooley Addresses Off-Season Needs

    Cooley Addresses Off-Season Needs

    When it comes to recruiting, there really is no off-season.   At the recent Cox Sports end-of-the season awards luncheon, we caught up with Providence College Head Coach Ed Cooley who addressed some of the team’s current needs.  Obviously, the loss of Bryce Cotton and Kadeem Batts leave a huge hole for a team that landed in the NCAA Tourney for the first time in ten years. The recent addition of 5-11 Compton, CA guard Kyron Cartwright along with frontline help from ESPN 100 prospects seven […]

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  • Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays from the Winter Season

    Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays from the Winter Season

    Varsity Life wrapped up the winter sports season a special edition of Top 5 Plays.  This is the Top 5 Plays of the winter sports season. Enjoy. At #5,  Middletown’s Justin Bailey follows up the missed layup with the two hand put-back dunk. #4 is from Hendricken’s William Parmlee taking it to the rack with authority finishing with the tomahawk jam. In the #3 spot it’s teamwork at it’s best with Lasalle’s Matthew Ernster passing the puck off of the boards […]

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  • NCAA Final Four: Who Are You Picking?

    NCAA Final Four: Who Are You Picking?

    Vin Parise @VinParise Yesterday was the first time that all four teams in this year’s Final 4 had the opportunity to take the court at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Friday is always the customary open practice to the public & media breakout session; but the 90 minute practice awarded to each team yesterday is something of a new development. “I remember when we were at the Final 4 in 2011 when Shabazz was a freshman and we didn’t have the opportunity to have this Thursday practice. I think […]

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  • Sports Week in Review

    Sports Week in Review

    By Benjamin Larsen MLB Opening Day: So it begins. The 2014 Major League Baseball season is officially underway today and fans across New England couldn’t be happier about it. Last season’s worst-to-first, World Series-winning season was a memorable one and hopes are high heading into the start of the 2014 season. The key departures (Jacoby Ellsbury, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jenny Dell) have been overshadowed by new arrivals (A.J. Pierzyinski, Xander Bogaerts) but the two biggest stories of the preseason were undoubtedly […]

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  • Varsity Life March 31 Preview

    Varsity Life March 31 Preview

    By: Domenic Vasconcelos, Varsity Life Producer. Tonight on Varsity Life, the Mount St. Charles Mounties won their 44th state hockey title.  Varsity Life will catch up with players and coaches from the team to discuss their championship season. Frank Carpano sits down to talk with the D3 girls basketball champs from Juanita Sanchez.  The team just won an impressive 3rd straight title. The boys open state basketball tournament ended with Hendricken beating Central in the title game.  During that game […]

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  • Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney

    Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney

    Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney By Benjamin Larsen We sure do love a good Cinderella. Last year, it was Florida Gulf Coast — or Dunk City for those well informed. Before that, there was Gonzaga, Virginia Commonwealth, George Mason and Davidson. And who can forget Butler’s consecutive runs to the National Championship game? With Dayton’s unexpected and awe-inspiring run this March, college basketball fans can surely add another team to the Mount Rushmore of Cinderellas. But, how surprising is […]

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  • Another Stellar Boys Open Basketball Tournament

    Another Stellar Boys Open Basketball Tournament

    By: Domenic Vasconcelos, Varsity Life Producer. The 2014 boys open basketball tournament is over with the Hendricken Hawks being crowned champions.   The open state tournament has now had 4 different champions since the open format started in 2010-2011.  The Hawks came into the tournament as the 5th overall seed and their toughest game throughout the entire tourney was round 1 against East Greenwich.  The Avengers riding an emotional high pushed the Hawks to the limit losing by just 4 points.  E.G who […]

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  • Varsity Life Top 5 Plays 03-24-2014

    Varsity Life Top 5 Plays 03-24-2014

    This weeks Varsity Life top 5 plays of the week wrapped up the winter season with top plays coming from Basketball and Hockey state championships. At number 5 it was Jared Estrella from East Providence lighting the lamp in sudden death overtime to send the Townies to the 2-1 victory to capture the Division 3 state hockey championship. Number 4 check out Central’s Wayne McKinney going coast to coast beating all 5 Hendricken defenders finishing with the layup. The Number […]

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  • Sweet sights and sounds of Victory

    Sweet sights and sounds of Victory

    Varsity Life put together a highlight package that included the celebrations from the state champions in Basketball, Hockey and Cheerleading.  It begins with the Rhode Island’s most successful hockey program and legendary coach and ends with the girls hockey team that made history this season. Enjoy.

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