College: Stonehill announces they are going Division One and joining the NEC

April 6, 2022

What has been rumored for months was officially confirmed yesterday when Stonehill College announced they are moving up to Division One in all sports. The majority of programs will join the NEC. Hockey will be an independent. Skyhawks Soar to Division I | Stonehill College has accepted an invitation from @NECsports, a NCAA Division I conference, to become the league’s 10th member. >> https://t.co/XMV9ju2sGD pic.twitter.com/UPBDFGdR48 — Stonehill College (@stonehill_info) April…

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College: 5 things to watch for as the Yale Bulldogs kick off spring practice

April 4, 2022

The Yale Bulldogs have kicked spring practice and as usual, expectations are high for the up coming season. Practice 1⃣ for Team 1⃣4⃣9⃣#ThisIsYale | #Team149 pic.twitter.com/mYYM381lsH — Yale Football (@yalefootball) March 29, 2022 Yale got off to a slow start last season but played well down the stretch thanks to the emergence of quarterback Nolan Grooms. They lost to Harvard in “The Game.” but there is optimism heading into this…

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College: Bryant makes it official. They are joining the Big South

March 31, 2022

Bryant University is leaving the NEC in football. In a move that has been rumored for weeks now, Bryant is moving to the Big South Conference. 🚨 BREAKING NEWS 🚨 We're also excited to announce that @BryantUFootball has accepted an invitation to join @BigSouthSports as an associate member beginning this fall. https://t.co/qiFc3K8c3v pic.twitter.com/VX7miDxWEH — Bryant Athletics (@BryantAthletics) March 29, 2022 The Big South is comprised of Campbell University (Buies Creek,…

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NFL Draft: Brown’s Broome-Webster loved basketball & ran cross country growing up, but he’s now on verge of NFL opportunity

March 30, 2022

Last week, EJ Perry was the star of the show at the Holy Cross Pro Day, but teammates Jakob Prall (WR) and Chad Broome-Webster (OL) were also representing the Bears and did so quite well. Broome-Webster’s story is an interesting one and began with a love affair of basketball. It also started like many football stories start, with mom not being too happy her son was playing such a violent…

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NFL Draft: Merrimack Pro Day was a big one for some local prospects

March 25, 2022

NORTH ANDOVER – Nine guys got to live out their childhood dream of sorts on Thursday afternoon, it was just nothing like they envisioned. Merrimack College held its Pro Day outside in the most miserable of New England weather after the group voted to go out and deal with the elements. For Westin Elliott (QB), Shawn Page (OL), Clay Legault (OL), Caleb Holden (DB), Jovan Grant (safety, played with the…

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NFL Draft: After big Pro Day performance, Framingham State’s Onujiogu may have put himself and the program on the NFL map

March 24, 2022

One of the neatest things about NFL Pro Days is that not only do the top guys get one last chance to show just how valuable they are as a draft commodity, but the guys still clinging to their dreams of playing at the highest level from the smaller schools also get a final opportunity to make a name for themselves. Game film is obviously important, but there’s nothing that…

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College: 5 things to watch for as the Rhode Island Rams open up spring practice

March 24, 2022

The Rhode Island Rams are coming off of a 7-4 season. A season in which they started 5-0. Despite finishing 2-4 down the stretch, the Rams were in position for an at large playoff birth the final weekend of the regular season. Now Jim Fleming and his staff must build off of last season while replacing several key seniors who were with the program for a long time. Luckily for…

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College: 5 things to watch for as the Bryant Bulldogs open up spring practice

March 23, 2022

Coming off of a 7-4 season, expectations are high for the 2022 Bryant Bulldogs. I recently sat down with Bulldogs coach Chris Merritt and he was pleased with where the team is heading into spring practice. “Winter workouts were a lot of fun, lots of energy. We broke up the team into eight teams and competed in something every single day. We posted it on social media. Lots of juice,…

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NFL Draft: Local talent on display for NFL scouts at Holy Cross Pro Day

March 23, 2022

WORCESTER – The talent pool in New England is deeper than ever before. If you need proof, it was on the campus of Holy Cross Tuesday afternoon. A group of 13 players from Brown, Harvard, Bridgewater State, Assumption, Anna Maria, Framingham State and the host Crusaders went through the vertical jump, bench press, broad jump, three-cone, short shuttle and 40-yard dash, as well as some individual drills at the Holy…

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College: 5 things to watch for as the Holy Cross Crusaders kick off spring ball

March 19, 2022

The Holy Cross Crusaders kicked off spring practice on Friday. The defending three time Patriot League champions return several key contributors from the team that lost to Villanova in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Getting back after it 💪#GoCrossGo pic.twitter.com/TCYyrlf5GA — Holy Cross Football (@HCrossFB) March 19, 2022 Also returning is head coach Bob Chesney who signed a five year extension in February. The extension keeps Chesney in…

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