Wood covered his first Dartmouth football game for the Valley News in
two years, he left to become sports editor of a daily newspaper in
Pennsylvania. He returned to the Upper Valley in 1983 to serve as
Dartmouth's assistant sports information director.
1988 he rejoined the Valley News where the contacts he made were
invaluable in his role as the Dartmouth beat writer through June of
has won numerous state and national awards for his writing from the
College Sports Information Directors of America and Vermont and New
Hampshire press associations. He has written for a wide range of
magazines and is the author of the Ivy League chapter in the ESPN
College Football Encyclopedia, published in 2005.
graduate of Upsala College with a degree in English, Bruce made a solo
bicycle trip across the United States before returning to school to
earn a master's degree in journalism from Penn State. He wrote his
master's on the treatment of Muhammad Ali in the nation's press.
his wife Mary Ellen and children Kelly, who will be a college freshman
distance runner) in 2010, and Matt, a high school junior in 2010, live
side of Moose Mountain in the rural Hanover village of Etna with their
golden retriever, Cooper, whose name really should be Hoover ;-)