Articles by: Daniel Valente

CFC100 TE Reid ready to get back on the field and dominate

CFC100 TE Reid ready to get back on the field and dominate

June 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

CFC100 Class of 2021 tight end Jackson Reid is ready to pick right back up where he left off this season. After missing some time in his grade 11 year due to injuries, the Mount Douglas Rams’ tight end is ready for a rebound year as he heads into hisRead More

RB Lufiau Ietting his work ethic shine as he heads into final season

RB Lufiau Ietting his work ethic shine as he heads into final season

June 4, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Kids play sports because they are fun. What once originated as a fun way to spend time with friends eventually grows into a dream for some. Class of 2022 running back William David Jr. Lufiau can resonate well with that journey.

RB Arteaga seeing his vision come to fruition

RB Arteaga seeing his vision come to fruition

April 30, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2021 running back Aaron Arteaga envisions it and then he makes it happen. That has been his strategy for as long as he can remember. Once he knows what he wants to accomplish, he goes out and makes it happen. Whether that be scoring a touchdown, winning theRead More

RB Kiawen ready to pay back those who believed in him

RB Kiawen ready to pay back those who believed in him

April 25, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2023 running back Abdul Kiawen’s football journey is unlike that of many others. In fact, it is a journey that spans many thousands of kilometres and many continents. Kiawen did not play with a football growing up as his first introduction to the sport came after he cameRead More

DB Vint will not be beat

DB Vint will not be beat

April 18, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2021 defensive back Aidan Vint is making a name for himself in the Kelowna football scene. He was named to team British Columbia in both 2017 and 2018 and helped his team win the AAA junior varsity provincial championship in 2018.

DB Dobson tackling his future at full speed

DB Dobson tackling his future at full speed

April 18, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

As many often say, ‘teamwork makes the dream work’. That holds true for the game of football, a sport that relies on unity. Teamwork is also the reason why Class of 2021 defensive back Ben Dobson decided to give the sport a try.

RB Jennings running over defences at J.L. Ilsley

RB Jennings running over defences at J.L. Ilsley

April 4, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2020 running back Brody Jennings has been watching football since he was six years old. After years of watching, he began to fantasize about his own professional football career.

WR Johannesson keeps improving day after day

WR Johannesson keeps improving day after day

March 28, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Tytan Johannesson always played football. At school, he always flashed highlight reel grabs and an elite level of athleticism but he was searching for more glory than just the local school yard. That is when he made a huge jump and decided to sign up in his last year ofRead More

RB Koulelis on a one-way trip to stardom

RB Koulelis on a one-way trip to stardom

March 27, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

There is sibling rivalry but for Class of 2022 running back Miltiadis Koulelis, it was more about a father – son rivalry. Koulelis’s father once played for the Edmonton Eskimos and this is what jump started his own football career as the young running back was set out to proveRead More

DE Anderson focused on the next step

DE Anderson focused on the next step

March 10, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

There was nothing that Class of 2020 defensive end Germain Anderson wanted to do than play football but unfortunately his setting could not provide that opportunity for him. An Ontario native, Anderson was frustrated by the lack of football options in his province, but a move out East finally openedRead More

OT Zack is playing at a rare level for his age

OT Zack is playing at a rare level for his age

March 7, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

While stories of athletes playing and dominating older age groups are common in sports such as hockey and soccer, it is much rarer in football. That is because both physical and mental maturity are much more important in football. That is why it was such a huge deal when St.Read More

DT Roberts heading to the next level

DT Roberts heading to the next level

February 23, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Football is a highly competitive sport but it is also a very athletic sport. Though in a game dominated by speed and quickness, size and physicality still matters greatly. That could not be more true than in the trenches and G.W. Graham defensive tackle Greg Roberts is one of theRead More

CFC100 QB Lugumire out to prove he’s a pass first quarterback

CFC100 QB Lugumire out to prove he’s a pass first quarterback

February 22, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

There are a lot of parts needed when constructing the perfect quarterback and three parts stick out in particular. First and most obviously you need the arm to play the position but that is not all. Quarterbacks must also have two distinct traits off the field – leadership and goodRead More

RB Gashi unexpected journey into the world of gridiron

RB Gashi unexpected journey into the world of gridiron

February 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Belmont Bulldogs’ running back Olk Gashi always thought soccer would be the sport for him. After all, that is the main sport back in his parent’s home country, never did the Class of 2022 prospect imagine he would be suiting up to play football – a sport that is predominantlyRead More

DB Masoka bringing the boom

DB Masoka bringing the boom

February 13, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

All athletes are products of their craft and dedication but some athletes just have “it.” And by it, I mean natural athleticism that cannot be taught or inherited. McNally/Lacomb (MCLA) Class of 2020 defensive back Tadiwa Masoka is one of those rare athletes who just have “it.”

G Monico handing out pancakes to whoever gets in his way

G Monico handing out pancakes to whoever gets in his way

February 6, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2020 guard Dylan Monico out of St. Mary in Ontario steps onto the field with the same mindset every single time. He knows his job and he is only focused on doing his job to the best of his ability. His task – to dominate the defensive linemanRead More

C Kidd bringing a new found aggressiveness to the field

C Kidd bringing a new found aggressiveness to the field

February 6, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Yorkton Raiders’ centre Josh Kidd spent numerous nights as a kid watching football with his father. They would marvel at the athleticism and finer details of the game. One day, his father had an idea – would it not be a good idea for Josh to sign up and giveRead More

ATH Reuther making plays at Mt. Douglas

ATH Reuther making plays at Mt. Douglas

February 4, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Bryce Reuther has always been looking for something or someone to hit. Ever since he was a kid, the Mount Douglas Rams defensive back instilled in his brain to hit. It should come to no surprise then that the Class of 2022 star eventually found his way onto the gridiron.

DB Berhane inspired by Saskatchewan football culture

DB Berhane inspired by Saskatchewan football culture

February 3, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2020 defensive back Dennis Berhane might be what you call a defensive prodigy. Now playing for the St. Joseph Guardians, Berhane has been studying football since he was just a young kid. There is nothing better than the football culture in Saskatchewan, and now the St. Joseph productRead More

Football and family for London QB Denniss

Football and family for London QB Denniss

January 28, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Football and family. That is the foundation found at the core of Parkside Collegiate quarterback George Denniss. The Class of 2019 pivot has seen his whole life revolve around family and football, with the two overlapping quite often.

RB Dobson the future in the backfield at Grant Park

RB Dobson the future in the backfield at Grant Park

January 24, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

There are many situations in life that can draw parallel to the game of football. Life like football is a highly competitive atmosphere where the hardest workers and most talented individuals succeed at their position. There will be many obstacles that come your way, some will be large in size,Read More

DE Seamans is going full steam ahead

DE Seamans is going full steam ahead

January 24, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Rookies are not supposed to come in and dominate from day one. Typically rookies come in, get adjusted to the game, and learn the ropes during their first year. Well turns out Fredericton H.S defensive end Nicholas Seamans was no ordinary rookie, shocking his team and everyone watching by havingRead More

SB Matheson is a small town kid with big dreams

SB Matheson is a small town kid with big dreams

January 21, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2020 slotback Xander Matheson was near his breaking point. It was grade five, his first year playing football and he had not yet scored a touchdown. Frustrated and disappointed, the Alberta commit was prepared to walk away from the game forever – but then one play changed everything.

OT Waldner looking for a blockbuster ending

OT Waldner looking for a blockbuster ending

January 19, 2020 at 12:00 pmby 0 comments

Sometimes real life can seem so surreal that it almost seems like a script from a movie. Class of 2020 offensive lineman Dawson Waldner knows that feeling first hand. While the Murdoch Mackay prospect may not have been born when The Waterboy was released in theatres, Waldner’s rise to footballRead More

 
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