Articles by: Kaylyn Whibbs

Photo courtesy of Malachi Walker

LB Walker will always remember his first game

July 4, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Malachi Walker has been playing football since he first stepped on the field when he was just 10 years old. He knew he was hooked and started playing with the Western Valley Wings Football Club in the Nova Scotia Minor Football League (NSMFL) with his two best friends. “During thatRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): QB Lynds a lifelong Rider

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): QB Lynds a lifelong Rider

May 27, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Parker Lynds first hit the gridiron seven years ago with the National Capital Amateur Football Association’s (NCAFA) Myers Riders. Currently, the quarterback plays for the Riders in the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL). Moreover, aside form the Riders, he participates in training camps, as well as studies a lot ofRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Titan Del Rizzo on a mission for MVP

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Titan Del Rizzo on a mission for MVP

May 27, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Ethan Del Rizzo began his gridiron career three years ago and it has been a great experience thus far. “I enjoy practicing hard and seeing improvements on the field,” said Ethan. Over the course of his career, he has played with the Oakville Titans in the Ontario Football Conference (OFC)Read More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DE Bowles hoping to get noticed by schools

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DE Bowles hoping to get noticed by schools

May 26, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Chris Bowles’ football resume consists of three years of high school football with the T.A. Blakelock Tigers in the Halton Secondary School Athletic Association (HSSAA). The defensive end is also competing in this year’s Fox 40 Prospect Challenge, where is goals are to make the top 100 and get noticedRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): WR Budhram says “nothing can compare to football”

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): WR Budhram says “nothing can compare to football”

May 25, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Tyrese Budhram started his football career four years ago, and his experience has been a gradual process that continues to impress people due to his work ethic. The receiver plays in the Region of Peel Secondary School Athletic Association (ROPSSAA) with the St. Edmund Campion Bears. The Bear will alsoRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DB Keneford waiting for recognition

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DB Keneford waiting for recognition

May 24, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

William Keneford started playing football eight years ago wit h the Nepean Redskins. “My football experience to date has been filled with ups and downs, but it’s been my favourite experience as it is my favourite sport,” said Will. During his career, the defensive back has also played in CentralRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Challenge veteran ready for another run

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Challenge veteran ready for another run

May 24, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Joel Heyman has been playing football for three years and got his start in Grade 8 when he played for the Madoc Centurions at the Belleville Minor Football League. That year, Joel played as a defensive tackle for the first time and really enjoyed it. The team ended up finishingRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Defensive Tiger ready for a future in the sport he loves the most

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Defensive Tiger ready for a future in the sport he loves the most

May 23, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Ryan Smith has been playing football since Grade 5 and immediately fell in love with the game. Although he was only 4’11” and going up against Grade 8’s, he was still so passionate about it from the get go. Ryan got his start with Scott’s Haulage Diamond Electric and theRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Hawk DE/DT has been a part of football since the day he was born

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Hawk DE/DT has been a part of football since the day he was born

May 23, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Nik Lamont began his football career 12 years ago in Grade 5, and has been playing ever since. “I grew up around it, learning from great older players and playing with a lot of older players as well,” said Nik, “its been a great way to meet friends.” “I aRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Warrior Cowx fighting to play university ball

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Warrior Cowx fighting to play university ball

May 22, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Jake Cowx started playing football five years ago with the Mississauga Panthers in the Mississauga Football League (MFL), where he played for two years. “At that time, I was not sure what to expect and was really nervous, especially since the other players had been playing for a number ofRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Lineman DeAcetis crusading to be the best

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Lineman DeAcetis crusading to be the best

May 22, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Giuseppe DeAcetis’ football career began six years ago. “I have a lot of positive experiences working with the coaches and players,” said Giuseppe. The centre/nose tackle first hit the gridiron in house league with the Eskimos before moving on to the Ontario Football Conference (OFC) to play with the BurlingtonRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DE/DT Panther “loves everything about football”

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DE/DT Panther “loves everything about football”

May 21, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Dominik Ostrowski has been playing football for seven years and got his start with the West Edmonton Raiders. The defensive end/defensive tackle then made the move to the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) to play with the Cumberland Panthers. He then switched over to the Ontario Varsity Football LeagueRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Tiger DE hopes football will “open doors to further his education”

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Tiger DE hopes football will “open doors to further his education”

May 21, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Devon Guy started playing football seven years ago with the Orleans Bengals as a tyke in the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA). The defensive end continued to play with the Bengals until 2016, where he won the A-Cup Championship back in 2013 as a mosquito. In 2015, he joinedRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Multi-position Jaguar looking for new ways to improve his game

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Multi-position Jaguar looking for new ways to improve his game

May 21, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Jeremy Dorion’s football career started five years ago and during that time he has experienced the physical, mental and emotional part of the game. “I am inspired and motivated by the sport that I love and I feel that I have a better understanding of football,” said Jeremy. During thoseRead More

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Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): RB/DE Knight’s football career has been “eye opening”

May 20, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Thus far, Carter Harrison’s football experience has been an eye opener, as it has taught him to be aware of what is around him, as well as how to act in stressful game situations. The running back/defensive end is currently playing with his high school team, the St. Mary’s CollegeRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): WR Coleman hoping to attract USports/NCAA attention

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): WR Coleman hoping to attract USports/NCAA attention

May 20, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Nathan Coleman has been on the gridiron for eight years now. The receiver played spring football for six years with the Smith Falls Minor Football Association’s (SMFA) Renegades and wit the Brockville Buccaneers in the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA). After those six years, he felt like he couldRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): FB Pitre dreams of being a GeeGee

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): FB Pitre dreams of being a GeeGee

May 19, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Rookie Brandon Pitre’s football career has been short, but the experience so far has been great. “I loved every minute that I was out on that field whether it was for a practice or for a game,” said Brandon, who made sure to never miss a practice. “I never wantedRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Rookie Jaguar looking to test himself against the best

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Rookie Jaguar looking to test himself against the best

May 19, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Rykert Balfe has only been playing football for a year, and has already collected a MVP Lineman Award. Rykert is playing for the St. Joseph Jaguars in the Upper Ottawa Valley High School Athletic Association (UOVHSSAA), where he started on both the junior and varsity teams. Over the season heRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): LB/DB Joseph not letting his size be a barrier

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): LB/DB Joseph not letting his size be a barrier

May 19, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Jehad Joseph began his football career five years ago. During the linebacker/defensive back’s half a decade on the gridiron, Jehad has played in the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) with the North Gloucester Giants and the Orleans Bengals. Currently, he plays for his high school team, the St. MatthewRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): MLB Savage working hard to show universities there is talent up north

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): MLB Savage working hard to show universities there is talent up north

May 18, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Gabriel (Gab) Savage has been playing football since he was in Grade 8 when he got his start with the North Bay Jr. Bulldogs. Since then he has been playing with the Franco-Cité Patriotes in Nipissing District Athletics (NDA). This year he received his greatest accomplishment, the title of LinebackerRead More

 
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