College: New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island unofficially kick off the season with CAA Media Day

July 28, 2022

Photo: CAA The Colonial Athletic Association had its Media Day on Thursday, and the three teams from our coverage area — New Hampshire, Maine, and Rhode Island — all expressed high hopes for the 2022 season. For UNH, wide receiver Brian Espanet, who had a tremendous high school career at Millis, spoke about wanting to live up to the program’s strong tradition while carving a new path for the Wildcats…

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Boston College: Boston College and UNH schedule a game for 2028

July 13, 2022

The Eagles will be hosting UNH on September 9th 2028 in a game that was made official today. Boston College will be paying New Hampshire $400,000 dollars to play the game according to FBSchedules.com. Boston College adds New Hampshire to 2028 football schedulehttps://t.co/OZ8DXu9rwO pic.twitter.com/DLQ0y5G0SG — FBSchedules.com (@FBSchedules) July 13, 2022 The two schools will be facing for the 12th time but for the first time since 1936. Boston College won…

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College: 5 Observations from the UNH spring game

April 17, 2022

Image courtesy of UNH Athletics The New Hampshire Wildcats played their annual Blue and Spring game. Team Cats beat Team Wild 7-3. The energy was good in Head Coach Ricky Santos first Blue and White Spring Game. You can see the tempo and pace has been wretched up a notch. Here are five observations from the Blue, White Spring Game. 1. Offensive line was physical: The Wildcats offensive line will…

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UNH: Wildcats add nine new faces to fortify their roster

February 6, 2022

First year coach Ricky Santos and his staff are bringing in nine new faces to the Wildcats program. Santos praised his staff for their efforts and is excited about the talent infusion. “I’m really proud of the effort that our assistant coaches and whole staff put forth during this recruiting cycle,” said Coach Santos. “We worked extremely hard at not only finding talented players, but signing young men of character,…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 11

November 8, 2021

UMass hijacked the news cycle this weekend when Athletic Director Ryan Bamford announced that head coach Walt Bell and defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo were relieved of their duties. Rumors began almost immediately as to some possible replacements. The Flagship Faithful are restless. They want to win. It is imperative that Bamford and the administration hire the right guy. Boston College beat Virginia Tech 17-3 in the annual Red Bandanna game…

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College: Week 10 Preview

November 6, 2021

We’re into November and the landscape of college football changes. Contenders emerge and pretenders fade down the stretch. Boston College desperately needs a win tonight against Virginia Tech in the Red Bandana Game if they want to save their season. Dartmouth has a chance to clinch at least a share of the Ivy League title if they beat Princeton and win out. It wasn’t be easy however as the Tigers…

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College: New England College Football Week 9 Recap

November 4, 2021

Image courtesy of Syracuse.com It was another tough week for some of our local teams on the gridiron. Here some thoughts on the week that was. Boston College is a mess right now. The Eagles problems run deeper than just quarterback play. They can’t stop the run, they are not running the ball as effectively and the offensive line has struggled in pass protection during this four game losing streak….

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College: New England College Football Week 8 Recap

October 26, 2021

Harvard lost a heartbreaker to Princeton. Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) It was another tough weekend in the world of New England Division One College Football as Boston College, Harvard, UNH Dartmouth and URI all suffered tough losses. Conversely, Brown had a big win on the road at Cornell, Sacred Heart beat Duquesne and Yale may have found its quarterback of the present and the future. Here are ten thoughts on…

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Granite Bowl: Dartmouth boulders past No. 23 UNH, 38-21

October 17, 2021

Image courtesy of Foley Photography By Ryan Barry (@TheRealRBarry) A 97-mile journey is all that separates the campuses of New Hampshire’s only division one football programs. While it doesn’t get the same hype as other traditional college football rivalries, Dartmouth College and the University of New Hampshire means something to those living in the White Mountain State, as 15,394 fans came out to Wildcat Stadium on Saturday afternoon. In the…

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Granite Bowl Preview: Dartmouth Big Green (4-0) at New Hampshire Wildcats (3-2)

October 15, 2021

 The 40th edition of the Granite State Bowl returns to Durham this Saturday for the first time in five years. With the #23 Wildcats (3-2) looking to return to the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2017, and the Big Green (4-0) hoping to continue their unbeaten run, Saturday’s rivalry game is set to be one of its best in years.  A first glance at the all-time series record,…

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