Articles by: Ben Browne

A CFC SPECIAL: Canada’s Invictus Games flag bearer a veteran of both football and our armed forces

A CFC SPECIAL: Canada’s Invictus Games flag bearer a veteran of both football and our armed forces

October 22, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Canada (specifically Toronto) recently played host to the Invictus Games – a week-long Olympic-like competition featuring athletes who were wounded and scarred (both mentally and physically) in peacekeeping missions for their countries. The athletes compete in events such as golf, indoor rowing, and sitting volleyball, among others. The games wereRead More

DID YOU KNOW: New West to the Buckeye State, concussion concerns continue, playing in pink, flashback Friday

DID YOU KNOW: New West to the Buckeye State, concussion concerns continue, playing in pink, flashback Friday

October 22, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Former CFC100 Seymour’s journey to Ohio High school game in Moncton ends early CFC50 Tritons play for a cause vs. NighthawksRead More

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE) Week 5 wraps up with all-Barrie Catholic matchup

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE) Week 5 wraps up with all-Barrie Catholic matchup

October 20, 2017 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

                  ST. JOAN OF ARC KNIGHTS (4-0)                                AT                                    ST. PETER’SRead More

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [5]: Tritons, Wildcats and Knights just can’t lose, Jaguars playing with heavy hearts

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [5]: Tritons, Wildcats and Knights just can’t lose, Jaguars playing with heavy hearts

October 18, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

The second half of the season got under way last week in Simcoe County, and talk of the playoffs is beginning to heat up. Could the CFC 50  Nantyr Shores Tritons, the Eastview Wildcats stay undefeated on the public side? And could the St. Joan of Arc Knights continue runningRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Homage and heartbreak in the football community

DID YOU KNOW: Homage and heartbreak in the football community

October 15, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Chris Haas – the comeback kid Barrie high school player injured in crash St. Thomas More rocked by death of treasuredRead More

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE): CFC50 Tritons host Banting in search of 4th consecutive victory

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE): CFC50 Tritons host Banting in search of 4th consecutive victory

October 13, 2017 at 5:53 amby 0 comments

                     BANTING MARAUDERS (2-1)                          AT                    CFC50 NANTYR SHORES TRITONS (3-0) After a berth in the SCAA Finals last season, theRead More

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [4]: Kodiaks earn 1st win, Thunder win 2nd straight, Tritons continue ascendance up CFC50

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [4]: Kodiaks earn 1st win, Thunder win 2nd straight, Tritons continue ascendance up CFC50

October 12, 2017 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap/summary, stats, or hudl recap and upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. The Simcoe County high school season officially hitRead More

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE): Kodiaks invade Innisdale to tangle with Invaders

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE): Kodiaks invade Innisdale to tangle with Invaders

October 6, 2017 at 5:49 amby 0 comments

                                     BEAR CREEK KODIAKS (0-2)                                  AT                       Read More

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [3]: Quartet of 2-0 clubs, another nail-biting GOTW

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [3]: Quartet of 2-0 clubs, another nail-biting GOTW

October 4, 2017 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week.If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. It was another action-filled week in Simcoe County, with a total of eightRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Transfer rules stopping players in Ontario & Manitoba, University getting field house, near amputee flourishes

DID YOU KNOW: Transfer rules stopping players in Ontario & Manitoba, University getting field house, near amputee flourishes

October 1, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Two high school players benched by league policies UMB lineman shares his story of adversity and resiliency U to build fieldRead More

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE) Group of former players save Panthers’ season

High school game preview (ON – SIMCOE) Group of former players save Panthers’ season

September 28, 2017 at 5:54 amby 0 comments

                                    ST. PETER’S PANTHERS                   AT                                ST. THERESA’S THUNDER   TheRead More

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [2]: Tritons get revenge, Knights continue winning ways, GOTW goes down to the wire

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [2]: Tritons get revenge, Knights continue winning ways, GOTW goes down to the wire

September 25, 2017 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. *CFC50 teams will not be featured here. You will find them in the #CFC50 GOTW Previews and Recap articles. Some information was not available at press time. ItRead More

DID YOU KNOW (50): Flag on the play, opportunity breeds opportunity, local attraction

DID YOU KNOW (50): Flag on the play, opportunity breeds opportunity, local attraction

September 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: CFL, NFL partner to grow flag football in North America How four Acadia Axeman have arrived in a place they neverRead More

High school game PREVIEW (ON – SIMCOE): Vikings, Wildcats duke it out in Battle of Grove Street

High school game PREVIEW (ON – SIMCOE): Vikings, Wildcats duke it out in Battle of Grove Street

September 22, 2017 at 5:49 amby 0 comments

BARRIE NORTH VIKINGS (0-0) vs. EASTVIEW WILDCATS (0-0) As we mentioned in yesterday’s Week 1 preview, it was hard to choose a Game of the Week for Week 1 in Simcoe County, as there have been some good matchups on the docket on both the Public and Catholic side ofRead More

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [1]: Marquee matchups aplenty in opening week of Simcoe County season

High school roundup (ON – SIMCOE) [1]: Marquee matchups aplenty in opening week of Simcoe County season

September 21, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. *CFC50 teams will not be featured here. You will find them inRead More

DID YOU KNOW (49): CFL no-contact order, coach has heart of gold, game over for Sarnia high school

DID YOU KNOW (49): CFL no-contact order, coach has heart of gold, game over for Sarnia high school

September 17, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: CFL puts an end to full-contact practices Winnipeg Rifles’ assistant has a heart of gold Calgary Colts’ head coach steps asideRead More

DID YOU KNOW (48): Cracking CFL QB code? Swan song for coaches, Regina Thunder career cut short, CFL kicker turned cop

DID YOU KNOW (48): Cracking CFL QB code? Swan song for coaches, Regina Thunder career cut short, CFL kicker turned cop

September 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Regina Rams pivot looking to join select company Coaching brothers prepare for swan song campaign The heartbreaking story of a formerRead More

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (MONDOR): “I am a very hands-on coach and lead by example”

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (MONDOR): “I am a very hands-on coach and lead by example”

September 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Coaches play a big role in the development of their players, not just on the field, but off the field. There are thousands of community/high school coaches that sacrifice countless hours of their own time to make sure that amateur football is an opportunity presented to young people all acrossRead More

DID YOU KNOW (47): Half-century celebration, former Ottawa Rough Rider loses battle with cancer, Mosaic memorabilia, Warriors win!

DID YOU KNOW (47): Half-century celebration, former Ottawa Rough Rider loses battle with cancer, Mosaic memorabilia, Warriors win!

September 4, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Alberta high school celebrates 50th season of football Former Ottawa Rough Rider Rick Sowieta passes away Saskatchewan Roughrider fans take homeRead More

DID YOU KNOW (46): Top-ranked CFC 100 making waves, no nation like donation, flagged down, broadcast booth burned in Windsor, ON

DID YOU KNOW (46): Top-ranked CFC 100 making waves, no nation like donation, flagged down, broadcast booth burned in Windsor, ON

August 27, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: CFC 100 #1 Hubbard figuring prominently in Cowboys’ plans Generous donation saves minor team’s season Manitoba flag team podiums at NationalsRead More

 
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