Articles by: Donald Edwards

CFC100 Spencer Smyth, not your average recruit

CFC100 Spencer Smyth, not your average recruit

January 11, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Like any parent, it is a proud time when your son or daughter is being recruited to participate in sports after high school in the university ranks.  How could you not be proud?  Your child’s hard work, dedication, commitment to their academics have started to bear fruit in a veryRead More

St. Matthew’s Tiger grateful for her football family

St. Matthew’s Tiger grateful for her football family

January 6, 2017 at 6:26 amby 0 comments

MyKala Wellman is a grade 12 student at St. Matthew High School in Orleans, Ontario.  The first semester of the school year is winding down and Wellman has applied to continue her education.  Her hope is to be accepted at Algonquin College, where she would like to pursue post-secondary studiesRead More

Your Biggest Fans, Mom and Dad

Your Biggest Fans, Mom and Dad

December 5, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER CFC had an opportunity to chat with some parents post game and their love and support of the game was very impressive and worthy of recounting. About Canadafootballchat.com Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one national amateur football website (source: ComScore.com) and most respected source for high school and recruitingRead More

Lessons in winning from St. Matthew’s high school

Lessons in winning from St. Matthew’s high school

December 1, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Winning is not easily defined on a football team. The total points for and against indicates which team has prevailed but there are as many lessons in not being victorious on the scoreboard as their on via the bigger picture. About Canadafootballchat.com Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one nationalRead More

Kicked Out!

Kicked Out!

November 26, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

I guess I have finally arrived on the journalism landscape. I was kicked out of a meeting of the Norfolk Secondary School Athletic Association.  Apparently, the media is not allowed to attend the meetings of this secret public organization whose mandate is to help guide high school sports participants, coachesRead More

Dawlson Bourdages, Anchor of the Lions D Line

Dawlson Bourdages, Anchor of the Lions D Line

November 21, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER At six foot five inches tall and two hundred and sixty pounds, Dawlson Bourdages is an imposing figure. Just four short years ago, this was not the case. Paul Hitchcock, the head football coach at Hamilton, Ontario’s Sir Allan McNab Secondary found a lanky freshman roaming the hallsRead More

2016 Hald-Nor Bowl

2016 Hald-Nor Bowl

November 10, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Twenty-five years ago, the Haldimand – Norfolk Bowl was a post season exhibition that pitted the winners of the Haldimand County high school football loop against the winners of the Norfolk County loop.  In that first game, Valley Heights Secondary traveled from Walsingham across county to Caledonia to take onRead More

From the Broadcast Centre – The OFC Title Game

From the Broadcast Centre – The OFC Title Game

November 7, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

An incredible season capped off with a hard-fought win #Canes #OFC pic.twitter.com/PFmALH4qQD — Hamilton Hurricanes (@CanesFootball63) November 7, 2016 Generally, I focus my attention on high school football and believe me there is plenty to see, hear and chat about. However, one of the opportunities I have been afforded isRead More

#CFC50 No. 6 meets No. 12 RECAP

#CFC50 No. 6 meets No. 12 RECAP

October 31, 2016 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

It was a sunny brisk fall afternoon at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School on Hamilton’s west mountain.  The atmosphere was electric, the stands were full and the surrounding fence lined with passionate onlookers.  This may we have been one of if not the biggest high school football game toRead More

High School Recruiting (1): Questions on campuses across Canada

High School Recruiting (1): Questions on campuses across Canada

October 30, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Football, like every sport has a regulating organization that is ultimately responsible for the administration of the sport.  On the minor side, the Ontario Football Alliance is the Provincial Sport Organization who holds that role.  The OFA does not have authority over high school sports, that responsibility fallsRead More

OFSAA Bowl Rolls into Hamilton

OFSAA Bowl Rolls into Hamilton

October 27, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER The stage is set and once more, the best Ontario high school football teams will be advancing on the Steel City for OFSAA Bowl week following the 2016 Vanier Cup in Hamilton.  Nine bowl games will be played at Tim Horton’s Field over a three-day span as NovemberRead More

WarriorCanes Win

WarriorCanes Win

October 19, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER The Cayuga, Hagersville Secondary School Warriorcanes who are prohibited from participating in Grand Erie District School Board competition got their first victory of their makeshift, exhibition laden schedule when they defeated the Waterford Wolves in Hagersville last week.  Neither the Hurricanes or the Warriors had defeated Waterford inRead More

Perfect combination of athletics and academics for Thiele

Perfect combination of athletics and academics for Thiele

October 11, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

As a defensive tackle, Mitchell Thiele would be a catch for any university football program. His 6’3, 290 pound stature only adds to the allure of this student athlete who has been participating in football for more than a decade.   About Canadafootballchat.com Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one national amateurRead More

A,B,C’s or X’s and O’s

A,B,C’s or X’s and O’s

September 26, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the years, one of the things that has set Canadian High School sports ahead of our US contemporaries has been Canada’s commitment to the Student Athlete rather than placing an emphasis on the athletic student.  This seems a relatively simple distinction, in our country, being a student is theRead More

Haldimand High School “Warriorcanes”

Haldimand High School “Warriorcanes”

September 22, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Like the mythical Phoenix rising from the ashes, the Cayuga Warriors and Hagersville Hurricanes have rebounded from their deathbeds to form one football team. Where there were once two, one now stands.  In large part due to the realities of life in small urban communities and in some small marginRead More

 
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