2010 Around the Northeast columns
November 9, 2010
Lines will be key to NEFC title hopes
The offensive lines at Maine Maritime and Endicott have done their job well enough to help take their teams to division titles in the New England Football Conference. Saturday, they will have plenty to say about which team wins the NEFC Championship Game.
November 2, 2010
Williams thrives under the radar
Williams might be playing in the shadow of its New England Small College Athletic Conference rival Amherst, but the Ephs have put together a 6-0 season under first-year coach Aaron Kelton.
October 26, 2010
SUNY-Maritime still making a splash
SUNY-Maritime is 8-0 and the national media is calling. Coach Clayton-Kendrick Holmes and the Privateers were the subject of a segment on the Today show last week. There was a story in the New York Times. CBS College Sports, CBS Sports and ESPN have something in the works.
October 19, 2010
Amherst, WNEC on a roll
Two teams in western Massachusetts are on separate tracks but streaking in the same direction: in the win column.
October 12, 2010
Framingham on a high
Winning never gets old. Just ask the people at Mount Union or those associated with any perennial power. But when it's new, it can be downright intoxicating. Few appreciate winning more than the Framingham State players, coaches and fans.
October 5, 2010
First time for everything
Endicott has been pegged as an up-and-coming program since the Gulls first took the field eight years ago. But on Saturday the Gulls finally put up a big win, against Curry.
September 28, 2010
Gallaudet's silent roar
The Bison hired an assistant coach on their "dream list" when they got former Denver Bronco Kenny Walker.
September 21, 2010
A touch of inspiration
Curry and Castleton State are getting inspiration from former former pro athletes, but under very different circumstances.
September 7, 2010
All set to ship out
Clayton Kendrick-Holmes was probably planning to come into this season with hopes of improving on SUNY-Maritime's 6-4 record. But hanging over it all is the fact that shortly after the season is over, Kendrick-Holmes is mobilizing for Afghanistan.
August 30, 2010
10 games to watch for 2010
It was May of 1997. I had turned 50 that month and had just awakened from what I thought was going to be a routine colonoscopy.