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Extra, Extra: Noontime Sports Joins Instagram

NS LOGOBy NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports 

In case you missed it, Noontime Sports has launched an Instagram account and you should definitely toss it a follow.

Our Instagram channel will feature photos from games and practices (or special events we cover), as well as some videos, including some behind the scenes content, too.

So, come on over, Noontime Sports fans and join us on what should be an exciting next chapter of our site on a brand new social media channel!


Want more Noontime Sports? Then make sure to toss us a Follow on Twitter and LIKE on Facebook

Extra, Extra: Noontime Sports Reaches 3,000 Followers on Twitter!

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By Matt Noonan | @MattNoonan11

Yesterday was a special day for Noontime Sports – well, more our main Twitter handle (@NoontimeSports) as we finally reached 3,000 followers!

This was certainly one of many goals I had heading into the upcoming 2018-19 school year – I guess it is fair to say the road to 4,000 followers is on, right?

Any who, I really appreciate the continued support and love you continue to provide through social media, and I look forward to bringing you more content this upcoming school year through both the main and sports-specific Twitter handles.

Social Media is going to be a BIG part of our coverage plan this fall and school year, so expect to see more videos and posts before, during and after games.

Have a great day, everyone!

Noontime Sports The Podcast: Episode 15 (Mike Loveday | Lax Records)

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By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

Ah, the final podcast of 2016 – it’s time to shed a tear!

Before we close the book on 2016 (from a podcast perspective, to be exact!), Matt Noonan welcomed Mike Loveday, the founder of LaxRecords.com, onto Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss his love lacrosse and statistics.

Additionally, Noonan and Loveday shared their take on covering the oldest sport in North America – could we see more coverage this upcoming season or in the future? – along with some sports media and social media talk, too.

Make sure to follow Lax Records on Twitter (@LaxRecords) and Facebook. Also, make sure to Mike a follow on Twitter (@McLoveday).

New England D3 Football: ECFC Begins New Era Under Commissioner Boldvich

The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) unveiled its new logo on Monday.

The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) unveiled its new logo on Monday.

By Matt Noonan 

First-year Commissioner Katie Boldvich has a plan to strengthen the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) – an eight-team Division III football league that is made-up of schools in Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont and Washington D.C.

Her goal: create a true conference that works together, while sharing a similar philosophy.

“(We do) not want to be just a group of schools that have to play each other every year,” said Boldvich. “The (ECFC) is looking to grow, re-brand itself and really come together as a true conference.”

The conference began this plan – well, technically the first-step of it – on Monday by unveiling a new logo. It is quite snazzy – the colors are blue and white, it is extremely catchy (and attractive), and Boldvich believes this is a great first-step.

“The ECFC is excited for its new look and is extremely satisfied with the outcome of the design process,” Boldvich said in the conference’s release. “The new mark is a great step forward for the conference as the league moves toward building a stronger identity.”

In addition to a new logo, the ECFC has been quite active on social media, promoting all eight teams on Twitter. The handle features some great content, including photos or videos, thanks to each institution’s Twitter handle (and team handle).

Said Boldvich, “We are really trying to do as much as we can to push out content, while getting the programs and student-athletes more engaged on the social media side.”

Social media is going to be key for the conference’s success, especially throughout the remainder of preseason. Boldvich and her staff have some great plans in place for the next few days and weeks, including a countdown to kickoff, a preseason poll and interesting facts on each team.

Following the preseason hype – or buildup to week one – Boldvich plans to implement an in-season and in-game social media plan, which fans will be able to witness on Thursday, September 1 when Anna Maria College – one of the eight teams in the league – commences its season under the lights against Coast Guard Academy.

“I am going to be at a game each week,” said Boldvich, “and whatever game I am attend will get the bulk of attention on social media. I am going to Anna Maria’s kickoff, so we are going to make a big deal about it on social, and we hope to post multiple videos and photos throughout the contest.”

With an increase in social media, along with a new logo, Boldvich has already upped the ECFC’s presence, but the exciting part is there is plenty more to come. The conference has some great plans in place to increase its digital footprint, and that will definitely help Boldvich, the Athletic Directors and Coaches in accomplishing their goal of coming together as more than a three-month conference.

“Our focus (moving forward) will be to continue to work together, while sharing (and establishing) a similar philosophy, which we’re currently working on as a group,” said Boldvich. “We hope to see some great results from these discussions over the next few seasons.”

Noontime Sports The Podcast: Episode One

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By NoontimeSports.com 

The Noontime Sports Podcast – also known as Noontime Sports the Podcast – made its triumphant return on Thursday as host and head blogger/site editor Matt Noonan discussed his plan for the new and improved podcast.

As noted in the episode one, the plan is to welcome bloggers, broadcasters, journalists, coaches, athletic administrators, friends and (maybe Twitter followers) to join Noonan once a week – will be one guest (maybe two?) to discuss various national and local sports topics, as well as the changing world of journalism, blogging and social media.

So, enjoy our initial podcast and make sure to check back once a week for new episodes – you can also check out our podcast page, too.