NE10 Columnist

NE10 Columnist

Paul Falewicz has covered Division II football and the Northeast-10 conference for the past 15 years.  He has also covered high school football and college hockey over the years.

He has also coached basketball at the Division III level as well as currently at the high school level.  He lives in Billerica, MA with his wife and two college-aged children.



NE10 2019 Awards

November 18th, 2019 3:01am

It is that time of the season when my Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards are handed out as well as Coach, Team, and Game of the Year.  Here are my selections for the 2019 season.

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NE10 Review Week 11

November 18th, 2019 3:00am

Conference ChampsWith their 38-0 victory over American International, Bentley is the 2019 NE 10 champs.  It is the first title for the Falcons since 2010 when they finished in a four-way tie that season.

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NE10 Preview Week 11

November 14th, 2019 3:00am

It is the final weekend of football in the NE10.  It is time to crown a champion most likely through the tiebreaker scenario.

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NE10 Review Week 10

November 11th, 2019 4:00am

Ground and PoundBentley defeated Franklin Pierce 70-0 last Saturday afternoon.  The Falcons are now tied for first place in the NE10.

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NE10 Preview Week 10

November 6th, 2019 9:00am

Two weeks to decide the league champion and this week will have a huge say in who gets the plaque for their facility.  

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NE10 Review Week Nine

November 4th, 2019 2:00am

Taking Care of BusinessNew Haven used the bye week to rest up and come out ready to go in defeating Franklin Pierce 63-0 last Saturday afternoon.  The Chargers improve to 5-3, 4-2 NE10 while the Ravens fall to 1-8, 0-7 NE10.

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NE10 Preview Week Nine

October 30th, 2019 8:00am

Welcome to November football.  It is time to separate the contenders from the pretenders. 

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NE10 Review Week Eight

October 28th, 2019 3:00am

Homecoming SuccessAmerican International has struggled since they lost in the 2014 NE10 championship game.  They have not had a winning season since, but things are starting to a little look better in Springfield.

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NE10 Preview Week Eight

October 23rd, 2019 9:00am

Franklin Pierce (1-6, 0-5 NE10) @ American International (2-4, 1-3 NE10)When:  October 26th, 11:00 AMAll-Time Series: 

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NE10 Review Week Seven

October 21st, 2019 3:00am

Two in a RowIf you looked at the final stats, it should have been a closer game.  St.

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NE10 Preview Week Seven

October 16th, 2019 7:00am

Week 7 in the NE10.  Teams are starting to separate themselves in the standings.

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NE10 Review Week Six

October 14th, 2019 3:00am

Party like 2008Pace head coach Andy Rondeau was walking around with a football after the game last Saturday greeting his family and alumni of the program.  He had a large smile on his face and enjoying every second of it. 

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NE10 Preview Week Six

October 9th, 2019 12:00pm

The second half of the season is here, and it is time to put up or shut up!!  

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NE10 Review Week Five

October 7th, 2019 3:00am

Bye WeekIt seems like the bye weeks are helping teams play better.  Teams are now 2-0 following the bye week as it is giving teams time to rest and relearn the basics of their schemes.

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NE10 Preview Week Five

October 3rd, 2019 9:00am

Welcome to October!!  The leaves are changing, and the games get bigger.

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NE10 Review Week Four

September 30th, 2019 3:00am

Impressive NightBentley showed glimpses of this type of performance in the first two weeks of the season but had nothing to show for it with a 0-2 record.  That all changed last Friday as the Falcons were impressive in their 31-14 victory over New Haven.

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NE10 Preview Week Four

September 25th, 2019 7:00am

Another week of league play and the games seem to get bigger each week.  Plus a nationally televised game in the league Friday night.

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NE10 Review Week Three

September 23rd, 2019 3:00am

Putting the D in DefenseAssumption has always gotten noticed for their offensive prowess, but it was the defense that led them to their first NE-10 victory of 2019.  In their 19-7 victory over Southern Connecticut, their defense spent a lot of time in the opposing backfield.

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NE10 Preview Week Three

September 18th, 2019 2:00pm

The first week of league play is here. The battle to hoist a plaque at the end of the season starts now.

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NE10 Review Week Two

September 16th, 2019 3:00am

Non-ConferenceWith the departure of Merrimack and LIU Post after the 2018 season, the remaining members of the NE-10 were left one game short.  So, like in 2007, the league decided to play an extra game against a league member but not count it in the league standings. 

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