NE10 Columnist

NE10 Columnist

Paul Falewicz has covered the Northeast-10 Conference and Division II football for the site since 2005.  He has also covered high school football and college hockey in his area over the years.

He has also coached basketball at the Division III level as well as the high school level for many years.  He lives in Billerica, MA with his wife.  



NE10 Second Round Playoff Thoughts

November 29th, 2021 5:00am

Tough LossNew Haven had their 2021 season come to end with a 10-7 loss on the road at Kutztown this past Saturday.  The Chargers were not able to generate enough plays to pull off the upset of the top-seeded team in the region.

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NE10 Second Round Playoff Preview

November 24th, 2021 2:00pm

For the first time since 2018 and the fifth time in the past seven years, an NE10 team is having Thanksgiving dinner on campus because they are in the second round of the playoffs.  16 teams remain and you need to win this week to play next. 

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NE10 First Round Playoff Thoughts

November 22nd, 2021 3:00am

Rinse and RepeatFor the second time in three weeks, the New Haven Chargers were the dominant team in easily defeating Bentley 38-13.  This time, it is the playoffs, and the loser sees their season come to an end.

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NE10 First Round Playoff Preview

November 18th, 2021 3:00am

It is playoff time.  It is win or go home time right now and we have a couple of teams that are very familiar with each other. 

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NE10 Week Eleven Thoughts

November 15th, 2021 3:00am

PlayoffsThere is good news and bad news that emerged from Selection Sunday.  The good news is that there will be two teams from the NE10 in the 2021 playoffs. 

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NE10 2021 Awards

November 14th, 2021 5:00pm

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 2021 season.

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NE10 Week Eleven Preview

November 10th, 2021 1:00pm

It is the final week of the season and one team has ended their season earlier than anticipated.  We have determined a champion but there is still a lot to be decided. 

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NE10 Week Ten Thoughts

November 8th, 2021 3:00am

Party like its 2012It is hard to believe that the New Haven Chargers last won the NE10 way back in 2012.  It has been a long time coming but the celebration on the blue turf after the game was well deserved.

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NE10 Week Ten Preview

November 3rd, 2021 3:00pm

It is the biggest week of the season in the league.  Two undefeated teams will play each other. 

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NE10 Week Nine Thoughts

November 1st, 2021 3:00am

HypeWe have all avoided it.  But it is finally here. 

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NE10 Week Nine Preview

October 27th, 2021 3:00pm

It is the final weekend of October.  It is put up or shut up time in the season.  

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NE10 Week Eight Thoughts

October 25th, 2021 3:00am

DominationIt was supposed to be a good game between a couple of teams at the top of the standings in the NE10.  It turned into a rout early as New Haven easily defeated Stonehill 42-20. 

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NE10 Week Eight Preview

October 20th, 2021 12:00pm

As we get closer to the end of October, the games seem to get bigger and bigger.   New Haven (5-1, 4-0 NE10) at Stonehill (5-1, 3-1 NE10)When:

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NE10 Week Seven Thoughts

October 18th, 2021 12:00am

OT ThrillerWhen a game heads to overtime, one team will emerge with a smile while the other leaves with their head down.  Pace needed two overtimes to defeat Franklin Pierce 39-31 last Saturday. 

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NE10 Week Seven Preview

October 14th, 2021 2:00pm

Welcome to the middle of October.  Teams are starting to hit their stride or are still trying to find that groove to finish the season strong. 

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NE10 Week Six Thoughts

October 11th, 2021 3:00am

DefenseIt was a dominant weekend for the winning defenses in the league.  Three of them pitched shutouts while the fourth allowed just seven points. 

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NE10 Week Six Preview

October 6th, 2021 5:00pm

We are crossing the halfway point of the season.  Each week, the games get bigger, and the importance of winning is heightened. 

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NE10 Week Five Thoughts

October 4th, 2021 12:00am

Friday Night MagicIf there is a game scheduled for a Friday night and it involves Southern Connecticut, the result will be in favor of the Owls.  Last Friday, Southern Connecticut won their third game of the season under the lights. 

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NE10 Week Five Preview

September 29th, 2021 12:00pm

It is October in the NE10. ( By the time that the games will be played) 

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NE10 Week Four Thoughts

September 27th, 2021 12:00am

Elm City DominanceThe Elm City Trophy will have the same home for the 12th consecutive season.  That is because New Haven once again defeated cross-town rival Southern Connecticut on the football field. 

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