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County natives help Rhode Island earn NCAA tourney win

Dowtin Alan Hubbard Rhode Island AthleticsSEABROOK – The stat line figures to stand the test of time, at least in University of Rhode Island basketball history.

Jeff Dowtin’s career-high 23 points, including 10-of-10 from the foul line, powered the Rams to an 84-72 upset of Creighton in Sacramento, Calif., on March 17 for their first NCAA Tournament victory in almost two decades.

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VIDEO: Divas drop their first game of the year in OT, 26-22 to Boston

Divas Huddle DKSPRINGFIELD, Va. - Down 26-22 in overtime, and facing a fourth-and-1, the D.C. Divas handed the ball off to running back Okiima Pickett with the expectation that she could pick up a single yard.

Boston Renegade linebacker Vicky Eddy had a different idea.

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VIDEO: Oxon Hill walks all over Gwynn Park, wins 17-7

richard archeyBRANDYWINE – A patient approach kept the Oxon Hill baseball team moving one base at a time for much of Thursday’s game against Gwynn Park. The Clippers were content to keep their bats on their shoulders while the Yellowjackets struggled to find the strike zone.

But when the right pitch finally came, Richard Archey was ready.

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