The Current Wave

The Current Wave

Six seniors prepare to play Division I sports in college

Six seniors prepare to play Division I sports in college

Jacob Maguire, Editor-In-Chief

April 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As their final year of high school comes to a close, most seniors have begun to say goodbye to one of their favorite pastimes during their time at NKHS: varsity sports. The majority of these students will not participate in competitive athletics at the collegiate level, and some have already participa...

Freshman wrestler wins state title

Chris Dunlaevy, Sports Editor

April 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

North Kingstown freshman Kai Gallman won the Rhode Island freshman wrestling State Tournament this February. Gallman was “pretty happy” to win the state championship, as he said that, “it was what my whole season was building up towards.” He got started wrestling in the 7th grade, when a f...

December basketball game offers promising start to Boys Varsity season

December basketball game offers promising start to Boys Varsity season

Chris Dunlaevy, Sports Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Boys Varsity basketball team delivered a powerful defeat to Cranston High School-West on Dec. 16, 2016 at North Kingstown High School. While running fast breaks, fighting through the defense for points in the paint, and playing strong, physical defense, the Skippers looked absolutely dominant. By...

Kurdziel continues her career at Lafayette College

Amelia Oates, Managing Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

As May 1 rapidly approached, seniors felt increasing pressure to decide where they were going next year before the time runs out.  However, some seniors had the weight lifted off their shoulders earlier than others when they committed to a college athletics team. Senior Tracy Kurdziel felt the pressure...

Athlete of the month: Ace of diamonds

Athlete of the month: Ace of diamonds

Chad Beliveau, Sports editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

The last seconds of the 2014 RIIL Division 1 softball championship game dwindle away. The crowd is on their feet, yelling at the top of their lungs as the pitch is being delivered. The roar of the fans deafens all noises, making it difficult to hear the coaches in the dugout. The ball crosses the plate...

George continues football in college

George continues football in college

Stephanie Diraison, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

During the fall, Friday night football games are the highlight of many peoples week. It’s hard to go to a football game and not hear the name “Chris George.” The senior captain is the runningback for the varsity team and an obvious stand-out. George is looking to continue his football career...

College recruitment – hard work pays off

College recruitment – hard work pays off

Jen Roth, Opinion Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

For the students looking to pursue a typical post education high school, the college selection process may come easy. A student can get accepted and commit to a school within one or two weeks or get into their dream school right away. However, not all college journeys are this easy. For those looking...

Athlete of the month: Kiss his ace

Athlete of the month: Kiss his ace

Chad Beliveau, Sports Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

The last seconds of the 2013 RIIL Division 1 championship game dwindle away. The crowd is on their feet, yelling at the top of their lungs as the match point is being served. The roar of the fans deafens all noises, making it difficult to hear the coaches on the sideline. The serve slices through the...

Sports clinics for senior projects

Sports clinics for senior projects

Dylan Lampinski, staff writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

Spring time is here, and senior projects with sports clinics are making their way to NK. Not only are these events beneficial for the senior who hosts them, but they bring opportunity to all students school wide to have a good time and learn the importance of being a team player. Most of the projects...

Spring into action

Spring into action

Nick Buggy, Copy Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

The crack of the bat, the whack of a tennis ball, the polite golf clap, the spike of the ball all signal the sounds of the Spring. For North Kingstown, it also signals the sound of success. NK sports have dominated in the past and do not plan on changing now. Senior Jake Easter of the boys volleyball...

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