1999-2009 Around the Northeast columns

Tom Haley

A seven time Vermont sportswriter of the year, Tom Haley has been with the Rutland Herald since 1987. He was inducted into the Castleton State College Hall of Fame in 2004 and received the Contributor to Football Award from the National Football Foundation's Vermont Chapter.

Previous Columns

November 18, 2014
Destination: Bangor, Maine
The Husson Eagles were watching the selection show Sunday night anxious to find out where they would...
November 11, 2014
Still playing meaningful games
Husson and Mount Ida, along with MIT and Framingham State, are still playing meaningful games but...
November 4, 2014
D-Day around the Northeast
The elements helped, but there were plenty of strong defensive performances in the Northeast this...
October 28, 2014
Middlebury's great round trip
The bus barreling up I-95, through the small towns along Route 103 and up Route 7 back to Middlebury...
October 20, 2014
WNE, MIT make for an unlikely New England showdown
MIT and Western New England have two of the best backs in the region. This week they meet head-on...
October 14, 2014
Fitchburg, Castleton having surprising success
If you had told people in the heat of August that Fitchburg State and Castleton State would be a...
October 7, 2014
Family has split loyalties
Kyle Rudolph plays offensive line for Amherst, while his younger brother Ryan is on the Middlebury...
September 29, 2014
Tufts finds winning a lot more fun
After the end of a 31-game losing streak, suddenly the Jumbos have a little streak in the opposite...
September 23, 2014
Pair of BC transfers hit the NESCAC
Austin Lommen went from Boston College to Williams and Win Homer transferred from there to Middlebur...
September 16, 2014
A show of force, by land and sea
This past week, two Division III maritime schools met in New York City on 9/11, and Coast Guard and...
September 9, 2014
A new great rivalry?
Western New England's Golden Bears played at Springfield for bragging rights to that Massachusetts...
September 3, 2014
10 games to watch for 2014
We're back in New England for 2014 with the 10 games to watch from the ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC and...
November 19, 2013
'Survive and advance' has different meaning for Morgan
Framingham State, Endicott and Gallaudet are getting ready for the playoffs. Plymouth State...
November 12, 2013
Booker, Porcelli make names for themselves
Melvin Booker had a great game on Saturday for Becker, while his opponent, Castleton's Anthony...
November 5, 2013
Getting past the pain
Salve Regina coach Kevin Gilmartin saw his top running back Richie Edwards' passion for the game as...
October 27, 2013
McKoy's long run to 455
Octavias McKoy did what so many other D-III players do on Sunday morning. He watched SportsCenter....
October 22, 2013
Frosh doing big things for UMD
There were some staggering numbers this week on the Northeast landscape. Trinity won its 50th...
October 16, 2013
Bringing it on Saturday
With a small roster, Gallaudet is forced to do some unconventional things in practice, but they have...
October 8, 2013
Winning day for Cadets
The past and present of Norwich football was on display this past weekend in Northfield, Vt.
October 1, 2013
Bumpus steals spotlight in MASCAC shootout
All of the preseason and early-season hype was around the Mass. Maritime quarterback, but it was...
September 24, 2013
Van Alstyne helping Framingham break out
Rams coach Tom Kelley thinks New England schools have become too isolated, but his senior running...
September 17, 2013
Senior surge
Often a player will commit to a season like never before. Frequently, it's the senior year, the last...
September 10, 2013
A heightened appreciation for the game
The anguish was all over Plymouth State center Xander Fuccillo's face as he came off Currier Field...
September 5, 2013
Games to watch for 2013
Matter of fact, all of Division III football has things in perspective. That's one thing that makes...
November 13, 2012
Inside Mount Ida's victory
There was a wild celebration at midfield at Spartan Stadium after Mount Ida had beaten Castleton...
November 6, 2012
Holiday dreams for Northeast teams
Everyone wants to be playing late in November. Holiday dreams dance under helmets at Salve Regina,...

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