April 12th, 2013
Some coaches may be taken aback by five straight losses in the championship.
Spend the entire winter wondering how they can come so close, so often, but never reach the top of the mountain.
The Southern Connecticut softball team appeared solid entering the season except for one position â€“ right field. Sophomore Sarah Koerner ended all questions when she took over that spot for the Owls.
Koerner, from Coventry (Coventry High), is hitting .333 (24-for-72) with two triples, six RBI and 10 runs scored. She has five stolen bases.
Where some see struggle and turmoil, head coach Kristen Need sees positivity and hope as her Prout girls lacrosse team embarks on their 2013 schedule.
It has been a rough go for the Crusaders since they made the jump to Division I prior to the 2011 season.
NARRAGANSETTâ€”The Narragansett boys Tennis team is only three matches into the season and it sounds like they are ready to handle anything that comes their way.
The Cranston West boys tennis team didnâ€™t lose a single match last season and finished a perfect 18-0 en route to the Division II Championship.
During the Falconsâ€™ run only one team â€“ Prout â€“ seriously threatened to upend Westâ€™s run as the No. 5 seed Crusadersâ€™ were one point away from shocking the odd-on favorites in the D-II Semifinals.
Two games and Two wins so far this spring for the Narragansett girls lacrosse team, setting the tone for what is hopefully a strong season for the Mariners.
The 2012 campaign did not end as many Mariner fans had hoped but this season the team is looking to take the next step.
Much like the Mount St. Charles hockey teams of the 1980s and â€™90s, South Kingstown boys tennis has become synonymous with winning in the state of Rhode Island.
With 14-straight state titles, the longest such streak by any public school in the state in any sport, this millennium has belonged to Rebel tennis.