1999-2009 Around the East columns

November 18, 2009 Finally, acceptance



September 26, 2006 For a good cause, good game A good amount of money was raised at the Ithaca-Fisher game Saturday on behalf of injured Alfred sophomore tailback Julio Fuentes.





Andrew Lovell

Andrew Lovell is an associate news editor for ESPN.com and a former sports staff writer/editor for the New Britain Herald (Conn.). He has contributed freelance work to ESPN Rise and has been a regular contributor to D3football.com since 2007. Andrew has also written for a number of daily newspapers in New York, including the Poughkeepsie Journal, Ithaca Journal and Auburn Citizen. He graduated from Ithaca College in 2008 with B.A. in Sport Media and a minor in writing. A native of Hyde Park, N.Y., Andrew currently resides in New Britain. 

2006-10 columnist: Adam Samrov 

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October 8, 2014
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September 24, 2014
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September 11, 2014
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September 4, 2014
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November 7, 2013
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October 3, 2013
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September 26, 2013
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September 19, 2013
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September 12, 2013
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