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Old-fashioned 'base ball' is a big hit with players

...variety of old rulebooks to choose from. The Mid-Atlantic league, which includes the Athletic and about 20 other squads from Rhode Island to Virginia, plays by what are called the 1864 rules.One of the biggest differences between then and now is that fielders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-20/old-fashioned-base-ball-big-hit-pla
Rhode Island rallies past Tennessee, stays alive in Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.- CJ Davock hit a two-run, two-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Cumberland, R.I., an 8-7 victory over Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/rhode-island-rallies-pas
Georgia State ends 16-game losing streak on late field goal

...16-game losing streak, dating to its time as an FCS program in 2012. The Panthers' last victory came Oct. 13, 2012, at Rhode Island.Nick Arbuckle directed the Panthers on a 72-yard drive in the final 2:45. He converted two fourth downs with passes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-27/georgia-state-ends-16-gam
Historic Augusta accused of fraud by Goodale House owner

...without written consent to use their name.In 2012, Historic Augusta submitted a grant application with The 1772 Foundation in Rhode Island to "increase the capacity" of its revolving fund, an account the organization has to save for the acquisition, rehabilitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/historic-augusta-accused-fra
Kirby: Donate a few steps to charity

...14 postcards. He also saw license plates for 33 states.Joe and Lorinda Fournier, of Evans, sent cards from Maine and Rhode Island. They report that accommodations aboard a schooner are tight: "Only one person can stand in the room at one time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-25/kirby-donate-few-steps-charit
Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

...and, after graduating from Boston's Emerson College in 1942, began his vocal career at radio station WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island.Two years later, he met a supervisor at NBC who hired the young Pardo immediately upon hearing his voice. He moved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/longtime-snl-announcer-don-pardo-di
Ohio State knocks off Rhode Island

...10 rebounds and No. 4 Ohio State beat Rhode Island 69-58 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off...Xavier Munford had 16 points to lead Rhode Island, which had four players in double...court.That led to a technical foul on Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley.Thomas hit both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-17/ohio-state-knocks-rhode-i
Xavier edges Rhode Island

...McAfee scored 23 points and David West added 20 points and 14 rebounds as Xavier beat Rhode Island (3-11, 0-2 Atlantic-10), 78-75. The loss was Rhode Island's ninth straight, despite a career-high 23 points from Tip Vinson and 21...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/10/nca_278578.shtml
College basketball
Rhode Island hires DeGregorio as interim coach

...assistant under Jim Harrick, was appointed interim coach at Rhode Island on Friday. Harrick got the university's hopes up by...placed on the committee, a move that could mean he will remain at Rhode Island and not join the NBA draft.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/oth_258096.shtml
Other sports
Valpo-Rhode Island: Final 16 family foes

Rhode Island and Valparaiso will bring the Harrick family together for a surprise...Valparaiso coach Homer Drew, whose son, Bryce, is his team's star player. For Rhode Island coach Jim Harrick, he'll be on the opposite bench from his son...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/16/oth_224243.shtml
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