Category: Sports

PCI: Adam Fox

The NHL season is finally upon us, which gives us even more opportunities to gamble our money away. While some people are looking at betting on who’s going to win the Stanley Cup, I got my eye on a longshot for the MVP. Here’s a guy that’s coming off back-to-back 70-point seasons and is gearing […]

Aidan Bennett '24

How a Head Coach Changes a QB

One of the hardest things to do in sports is draft a franchise quarterback. It seems that it should not be a difficult task to find and draft a franchise quarterback if they come in all shapes and sizes, and also since the worst teams in the league are the first teams in the NFL […]

Ralf Shockey ’25

Men’s Hockey Preview

  The 2023–2024 hockey season is about to begin with the Providence College men’s team traveling to Ann Arbor, Michigan to take on the preseason ranked No. 5 University of Michigan Wolverines on Oct. 7. The Friars are ranked No. 18 in the nation going into the year, which is promising after only receiving three votes […]

Justin Bishop '24

PCI: Men’s Hockey X-Factor This Year: Philip Svedbäck

     Big things are on the horizon for the Friars this year. The men’s hockey season is starting up this Saturday when they play at the University of Michigan in a tough two-day battle. The team’s home opener comes on Oct. 13 against Stonehill College, which should yield an easy victory. The Friars are ranked fourth […]

Aidan Bennett '24

Gambling Corner – October 5

College Station Countdown As the holiday season approaches, it feels like it’s Christmas already with the constant CFB and NFL matinees and primetime football. This week, we get a real treat with Oklahoma University traveling to Texas to take on the University of Texas Longhorns in the Red River Showdown, the Crimson Tide saddling up […]

Patrick J. Walsh III ’24

PCI: Men’s Hockey X-Factor: Jaroslav Chmelar ’26

     The most important player for the upcoming men’s 2023-2024 hockey season has to be Jaroslav Chmelar ’26. This kid is a beast, sitting at 6’5” and 221 pounds; I do not know how anyone could stop him driving to the net at full speed. His strong frame and quick release was not overlooked as Chmelar […]

Justin Bishop '24

Sports Shorts – October 5

Men’s Soccer: ​The Providence College men’s soccer team improves to a 4–4–2 overall record, 1–1–1 in Big East play. The Friars fell just short of a win on Sept 23. against the Villanova Wildcats with a score of 4–3, with the three goals being scored by Nathan Messer GS ’23, Berendan McSorley ’24 and Pearse […]

Brendan Maguire ’25

PCI: Who Will Win NFL MVP?

Kirk Cousins It is comical to think that Kirk Cousins could be the NFL MVP. It’s an insane thought. It’s the kind of thought that makes you question what I’ve been watching. The question shouldn’t be what I’m watching, it should be what Cousins is watching. He’s watching everyone lose that he is going to […]

Aidan Bennett '24

PCI: Who Will Win NFL MVP?

Josh Allen The NFL MVP spot has been crowded with quarterbacks for the last 10 seasons. The last non-quarterback to win the MVP award was Adrian Peterson in 2012. This award has been dominated by players like Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, and Brett Farve. As we enter the new season, it would be […]

Patrick Walsh '24

Sports Betting Picks of the Week

Greetings, fellow sports bettors. It has been far too long since I have been allowed to spread my seed of picks across this fine newspaper. I must assure you that I have spent these last few months in my lair,  doing nothing but crunching numbers and any bookie I get my hands on. I was […]

Aidan Bennett '24