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The weeks leading up to graduation can be emotional for teams as they say goodbye to seniors who have left a mark on their respective programs. This year is even harder considering some did not have the opportunity to compete. 

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With the NCAA’s announcement to extend eligibility to spring sport seniors, the softball team will be seeing double for the 2021 season as sisters Tara and Taylor Chatowsky will be returning to finish out their careers. When the Chatowsky sisters first learned their senior season would be cu…

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Although there are many types of workouts to choose from, some may only be motivated to workout if they have weights to lift. Being stuck under a stay at home order may make it harder to lift some pounds. 

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Being stuck inside during a pandemic can be a tough time, especially when you run out of snacks to eat and TV shows to binge-watch. With gyms being closed, there isn’t much motivation to get out of bed and burn off the calories you just ate. 

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On March 11, the NBA announced it would be postponing its regular season until further notice amid concerns of COVID-19. The announcement was made the same day all-star Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus. 

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RWU baseball capped off their shortened spring break trip to South Carolina and Virginia with a 4-2 record. On the second game of their trip against Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), junior infielder Tyler Cedeno connected on a double into center field with two outs, allowing senior Ju…

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On March 12, the entire world of collegiate sports was shaken. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cancelled its men's and women's basketball tournaments and all spring and winter championships as a result of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. According to ESPN, 16 differen…

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Besides the NFL wrapping up its season on the first Sunday of the month with the Super Bowl, not much happens during February in the American sports world. Catchers and pitchers report for Spring Training followed by position players in the MLB, while the NBA hosts events for All-Star Weeken…

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It’s not all about what's seen on the field for the Men’s Lacrosse Team this season. The focus for this year comes down to the mental game. “Last year, we kind of had a couple internal mind games with ourselves... we couldn’t really get over this hump with a couple teams,” junior attackman T…

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Fans of the sitcom "The Office"will always remember when Michael Scott said, “time to carbo load,” as he devoured fettuccini Alfredo before the beginning of the 5K Fun Run. It’s hard to forget what happened next, as Scott barely crossed the finish line and proceeded to get sick in front of h…

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Cocky. Arrogant. Selfish. Confident. Exhilarating. Greatness. Loyalty. All these words are thrown around when Kobe Bryant is being discussed. Whether you loved him or hated him, there is no denying the impact Bryant leaves on basketball and the sports world as a whole.Bryant played 20 season…

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You’re a senior on the Roger Williams University Softball Team. It’s your last fall ball game and you can't wait to get out on the field. Head Coach Joyce Maudie calls out the starters, but you’re not one of them. All of the freshmen start instead. 

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Junior Emily Slusarcyzk touching up on a sketch for an architecture project.

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Composed mainly of underclassmen, the RWU Women’s Basketball team has become a strong defensive team over this past season. Head Coach Kelly Thompson was happily surprised by how quickly they formed a tough defense since winter break. She was also surprised at how well they bonded, despite t…

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While many students are home for winter break, the RWU Swimming and Diving teams will be headed to West Palm Beach, Florida to compete against Wheaton College and Randolph-Macon College on Friday, Jan. 3.  Both teams have been successful with their season so far, with the women’s team holdin…

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The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will soon make its final decision on the four teams most deserving of a shot at the national championship. This year marks the sixth year of the postseason format for NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Like years past, it leaves …

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Week 11 of NFL football is over, as teams prepare to finish out the back stretch of the season. With playoff implications beginning to find their place in weekly story lines, the debate on who will line up with the league's most valuable player (MVP) at the end of the season has gained attention. 

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Coach Sean Livingston talking to the Women’s Cross Country team before a meet in August at Emmanuel College on Friday, August 30. 

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Managing Editor Megan Willgoos and Sports Editor Megan Julian Behind every team is a coach, but what does it take for a coach to have a successful team? Women’s Volleyball Coach Danielle Soubliere and Women’s Field Hockey Coach Kelly Blackhurst spoke about their keys to success this season b…

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Senior Captain Sarah Mawdsley’s dream came true on Saturday, Nov. 2 when the women's cross country team claimed the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Championship.Mawdsley won the race for the team, finishing in first place with a time of 22:31:50.  “I was super excited,” Mawdsley said. “I…

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Just over a week ago, the Milwaukee Bucks faced the Los Angeles Clippers in front of the big Hollywood lights. The matchup was billed for a faceoff between two MVP candidates, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kawhi Leonard, who battled each other in a six game series in the 2019 Eastern Conference …

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Bigger. Faster. Stronger. Those three words are commonplace when talking about the athletes of 2019. But what about the shoes they wear? It seems increasingly common that athletes are complaining about the quality of their footwear and how they don’t seem to last as long. So is it really tha…

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Field hockey placed as the fourth seed in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) this past weekend, after their loss against Salve Regina University on Saturday, Nov. 2.Anna Vasaturo, senior defensive player, said the team has some things to work on going into the playoffs. “One thing we co…

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What it means to be a goalieEpke Paquette | Sports Manager Goalkeepers play a distinct role when it comes to the function of their teams. According to the RWU women’s soccer, men’s soccer, and women’s field hockey goalies, this is due to their all-seeing position on the field, acting as God’…

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From tying up their cleats to lacing up their skates, roommates Bridget Gardiner and Hannah Palmer have a strong passion for two sports — field hockey and ice hockey.

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The fact that volleyball only has six home games this season means every one should be cherished. This past Saturday was the first and only weekend home game and senior day, making the stakes raise even higher. Before facing off against Williams College on senior day, the Hawks took care of …

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As a freshman, Javier “Javi” Beltran has made quite an entrance on the men’s soccer team, and relatively early in the season. Having played midfield in all the season’s games to date, Beltran is looking to prove himself on the field this year. Originally from Madrid, Spain, Beltran grew up p…

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The field is evenly matched — 15 people versus 15 people. The objective is to score more points than your opponent by placing the diamond-shaped ball in the try zone.   Rugby is a competitive game. The RWU men’s club rugby team practices during the week and participates in games on the weeke…

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With a score of 1-0, Roger Williams University took the win against Worcester Polytechnic Institute at Bayside Field on Tuesday night. It was the second home game of the season and the team was thrilled with the result.

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What does it take to lead a college cross country team? According to RWU men’s cross country captains, senior Chris Chipchak and juniors Connor Hayden and Tyler Marchioni, the key is attitude. 

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BRISTOL R.I­–136 shots taken, 2 shutouts completed and 24 goals scored this season, all before conference play has even started. As the field hockey team goes into their seventh season, they are ready for success. This season, the team is starting off with new head coach Kelly Blackhurst. Sh…