College Football Journal for the week of 5/22/23

May 23, 2023

It is the first installment of the college football journal for this spring. Here is some of the news in the New England Division One college football scene that got our attention this week. 1. UConn added two impact players on offense last week in Delaware transfer wide receiver Brett Buckman and former TCU tight end Alex Honig. Both should contribute this upcoming season specifically Buckman who could be a…


Breaking down the schedules for Stonehill, CCSU, Merrimack and Sacred Heart

March 21, 2023

The NEC released their 2023 football schedule on Monday. The four New England programs in the conference have some great out of conference match-ups on their respective schedules. So without further ado, let’s jump into it. CCSU: First year coach Adam Lectenberg and his Blue Devils have a competitive schedule in 2023. They open with home games against Division Two AIC on September 2nd and then host Stonehill week two….


5 Observations from Stonehill Spring Practice

March 19, 2023

It was a cold and brisk morning in Easton, Massachusetts as the Stonehill Skyhawks kicked off spring practice at WB Mason Stadiun. The Skyhawks are coming off of a 4-5 season, their first in Division One as a member of the NEC. Stonehill was very competitive despite the fact that they joined the conference only months earlier. With several key starters back, on offense and some young blood on defense,…


College: Warriors prove to be Mack Tough in 17-10 win over Stonehill

October 30, 2022

Merrimack running back Tyvon Edmonds bursts up the middle for a 24 yard touchdown run. EASTON- The Merrimack Athletic Department hashtag is Mack Tough. Yesterday Merrimack proved they were Mack Tough by beating Stonehill in a nail biter, 17-10. Stonehill dominated the first half thanks to a stifflimg defense and a ball control offense that emphasized the running game and RPO’s in the passing game. If the Skyhawks goal was…


College: Stonehill blows out Post 76-0 in home opener

September 10, 2022

EASTON – Two plays. That’s all it took for Stonehill to make Post’s life miserable on Saturday afternoon. The Skyhawks took the field at W.B. Mason Stadium for the first time as a Division 1 FCS program and didn’t disappoint the large crowd on hand, building a 41-point lead after one quarter and never looking back, destroying the Eagles 76-0. Stonehill is now 2-0 and has two weeks off before…


College: New England College Football Week 2 schedule

September 8, 2022

After a fantastic Week 1 slate that saw some big wins and a few surprises, Week 2 should be another good one with 12 of the 16 local teams in action. Ivy League fans still have to wait a bit longer as Brown, Yale, Dartmouth and Harvard get going next Friday. FRIDAY Assumption @ Merrimack (7 PM) – The atmosphere in Duane Stadium for the opener a week ago was…


College: New England College Football Week 1 schedule

August 31, 2022

UConn got things started locally last Saturday, but the official Week 1 of the 2022 college football season begins this week. Locally, we’ve got an early jump on the rest of the country with games starting on Thursday. The Ivy League doesn’t get going for another week, but here’s what we’ve got lined up. Get out to a game if you can, should be a fantastic weather weekend and some…


College: 10 takeaway’s from Stonehill camp

August 11, 2022

The Stonehill Skyhawks opened training camp this week and needless to say, there was a buzz in the air as the Skyhawks make the move up to Division One. There was a lot to take in but here are ten observations I made after attending practice. 1. Quarterback competition: The Skyhawks had a quarterback competition in the spring and it’s continued into fall camp. Juniors Jackson Zalinsky and Andrew Janik…


College: 3 things to watch for as Stonehill kicks off camp

August 9, 2022

The Stonehill Skyhawks are entering their first season as a Division One program. They are going to be members of the NEC. Stonehill announced the move up this past spring so head coach Eli Gardner and his staff haven’t had much time to get ready. The Skyhawks are coming off of an 8-2 season in the NE-10 and return several key contributors from that team so they should be able…


College: Central Connecticut State, Merrimack, Sacred Heart and Stonehill kick off the season with NEC Media Day

August 4, 2022

College football in the NEC is upon us as the conference hosted its annual media day today. Central Connecticut State was represented by Head Coach Ryan McCarthy, linebacker Chizi Umunakwe and offensive lineman Craig Wood. Merrimack was represented by Head Coach Dan Curran, tight end Tyler Roberts and defensive back Anthony Witherstone. The Pioneers were represented by long time coach Mark Nofri, running back Malik Grant and linebacker Deandre Byrd….