Category: Sports

Athlete of the Week: Janai Crooms

After a disappointing 2021-2022 season that ended with a 11–19 record, the pressure was on for the Providence College women’s basketball team to return to being a competitive basketball team, one looking to make a run in the Big East and maybe even the women’s NCAA tournament.  Well, just a season later, the Friars sit […]

Joe Quirk '23

PCI: Who Will Win the College Football Championship?

University of Michigan  Will Murphy ’23 Sports Co-Editor As the college football season comes to a close and conferences hold their championships, many fans turn their attention to the looming College Football Playoff. All the nation’s best teams hope to be selected, but ultimately only four will be chosen to participate in the event.  One […]

Joe Quirk '23

12/01/22 Sport Shorts

Men’s Basketball The Providence College men’s basketball team bounced back nicely from a poor showing in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off that saw consecutive losses against the University of Miami and Saint Louis University. They matched up against Merrimack College Wednesday, Nov. 23 at home, and emerged with a 14-point victory, 71–57. The Friars were […]

Will Murphy '23

Sports Betting Picks of the Week

Greetings fellow bettors. It is I, the Shepherd, here to give out gifts. It’s the holiday season and I’m feeling generous. Black Friday is coming up and we will all need to get to the bookstore to get something nice for our mothers. This year, let’s ball out and get her something special. Don’t worry […]

Aidan Bennett '24

Athlete of the Week: Bryce Hopkins

Coming off a season in which they won their first Big East regular season championship in program history and a historic run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, the Providence College men’s basketball team and head coach Ed Cooley had high expectations entering this season. However, coach Cooley had a difficult task during […]

Joe Quirk '23

PCI: Who Will be the Most Impactful Basketball Transfer?

Noah Locke Will Murphy ’23 Sports Co-Editor Coming off of their most successful campaign in years and their first Big East regular season title in school history, the providence men’s basketball team is faced with the challenge of replacing many of their most impactful players from last year’s squad. Luckily, head coach Ed Cooley and […]

Will Murphy ’23 and Justin Bishop ’24

Providence College Soccer: A Review of the Men’s and Women’s Teams Seasons

The Providence College women’s soccer team kicked off their 2022 season strong, shutting out Colgate University with a 1–0 win on home grounds. This was made possible by Ava Brandt ’23 scoring the lone goal of the game assisted by graduate student Elayna Grillakis. The Friars then underwent three consecutive losses from Boston University, No. […]

O'Livia Lopes '26

Sport Shorts 11/17/22

Men’s Basketball: The Providence College men’s basketball team had a very exciting week, starting off their season 3–0. After raising their Big East regular season championship banner, the Friars narrowly beat Rider University in their home opener on Nov. 8. The final score of that game was a frighteningly close 66-65. In the first two […]

Joe Quirk '23

PCI: Who Will Win the 2022-2023 NHL MVP?

Connor McDavid  Justin Bishop ’24 Sports Staff The 2022-2023 NHL MVP will be none other than Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers. McDavid is a household name at only 25 years old and has already won two Hart Trophies, the MVP trophy for the National Hockey League. The Oilers captain has averaged 1.43 points over […]

Justin Bishop and Joe Quirk

Providence College Basketball: Women’s Basketball Preview for the 2022-23 Season

The Providence College women’s basketball team, led by head coach Jim Crowley, is looking to bounce back after a tumultuous 2021-2022 campaign. Last year, the team finished 11–19 overall, with a record of 6–14 in Big East conference play.  The Friars only lost one player to graduation last year, Mary Baskerville. Each were regularly within […]

Will Murphy '23