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U Sports POTW (Playoffs): Merchant, Sopik, Bellefroid honoured

U Sports POTW (Playoffs): Merchant, Sopik, Bellefroid honoured

November 23, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Western quarterback Chris Merchant and linebacker Fraser Sopik, along with Laval defensive lineman Marc-Antoine Bellefroid are the U SPORTS Football Players of the Week, for the period ending November 19, 2017 In a game that featured an impressive Western offence early and often, it was quarterback Chris Merchant who continuedRead More

53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup sees Laval, Western go head-to-head

53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup sees Laval, Western go head-to-head

November 22, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

They are the two most decorated programs in Canadian university football history and, almost a decade after they first battled for U SPORTS supremacy in Hamilton, one of them will add to its impressive trophy collection following the 53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup on Saturday. Official Vanier Cup website: www.vaniercup.comRead More

Former head coach, Sonny Wolfe, McGill Redmen

WOLFE: U Sport controversies

November 20, 2017 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

This past weekend had enough football to satisfy any fan of the game. High school playoffs, CEGEP playoffs, U Sport playoffs, CFL playoffs, and NCAA & NFL regular season games. The following are some random thoughts provoked by an overdose of my favourite game. What a mess created by theRead More

USports [Sunday – STATS]: Uteck Bowl a massive blow out, Mitchell Bowl sends Laval back to the Vanier

USports [Sunday – STATS]: Uteck Bowl a massive blow out, Mitchell Bowl sends Laval back to the Vanier

November 19, 2017 at 10:41 amby 0 comments

Saturday, Nov. 18 Western (81), Acadia (3) – UTECK BOWL Source: Acadia Axemen WOLFVILLE, N.S. (U SPORTS) – The Western Mustangs put on a record-setting performance on Saturday, beating the host Acadia Axemen 81-3 in the 2017 U SPORTS Uteck Bowl. The win was the second straight dominant performance forRead More

DID YOU KNOW: 3rd & 10? Golden gridiron career, ping pong pastime, French connection?

DID YOU KNOW: 3rd & 10? Golden gridiron career, ping pong pastime, French connection?

November 19, 2017 at 7:50 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 Could the CFL be adding a 10th team? Golden Bear senior thankful for U of A Table tennis tightening the Bisons’Read More

Rouge et Or appeal is dismissed

Rouge et Or appeal is dismissed

November 18, 2017 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Montreal, November 17, 2017 – Following an appeal from the Université Laval Rouge et Or for the suspension of student-athlete Kevin McGee (# 24), an independent Appeal Board the review of the decision rendered by the RSEQ (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec). Recall that Kevin McGee (# 24) ofRead More

Job posting: U of T head football coach

Job posting: U of T head football coach

November 17, 2017 at 12:59 pmby 0 comments

Head Coach, Varsity Blues Football Program  CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO U OF T WEBSITE For more information, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca   Job Number : 1702218  Faculty / Division: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education  Department : Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education  Campus : St. George (downtown Toronto)    Description : Reporting to the Executive Director,Read More

Uteck and Mitchell Bowls: A head-to-head look

Uteck and Mitchell Bowls: A head-to-head look

November 17, 2017 at 10:21 amby 0 comments

TORONTO (U SPORTS) – The stage is set for the U SPORTS football national semifinals on Saturday, when the last four teams still standing will battle for a berth in the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup, scheduled for Nov. 25 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton. The OUA conference champion WesternRead More

Greg Gary out as U of T head coach

Greg Gary out as U of T head coach

November 16, 2017 at 6:19 pmby 1 comment

Multiple sources have confirmed that late Thursday Greg Gary has resigned as the football head coach at the University of Toronto.  Gary will remain employed by the University and move elsewhere within the department. Sources have been told that the coaching staff has been given no guarantees whether they willRead More

Statement from U Sports President & CEO, Graham Brown

Statement from U Sports President & CEO, Graham Brown

November 16, 2017 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

TORONTO (U SPORTS) – Graham Brown, President and CEO of U SPORTS, released the following statement today: “Along with football fans across the country, U SPORTS is looking forward to more exciting playoff games this weekend. A pair of contests will decide which two teams will advance to the 53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco VanierRead More

Laval player gets 3 game suspension following RSEQ review on dangerous hit

Laval player gets 3 game suspension following RSEQ review on dangerous hit

November 15, 2017 at 5:25 pmby 0 comments

The RSEQ makes its decision following the incident during the match of the Dunsmore Cup final involving the Carabins of the University of Montreal and the Rouge et Or of Laval University. Montreal, November 15, 2017 – Following a request to review an incident that occurred in the final momentsRead More

U Sports POTW [PLAYOFFS]: Joseph, Betts, DiFonte named

U Sports POTW [PLAYOFFS]: Joseph, Betts, DiFonte named

November 15, 2017 at 2:48 pmby 0 comments

Western running back Cedrick Joseph, Laval defensive lineman Mathieu Betts and Calgary kicker Niko DiFonte are the U SPORTS Football Players of the Week, for the period ending November 14, 2017 In his second straight standout playoff performance to earn him U SPORTS Offensive Player of the Week honours, Western’sRead More

Acadia Axemen win in thrilling 2OT for Loney Bowl

Acadia Axemen win in thrilling 2OT for Loney Bowl

November 15, 2017 at 1:31 pmby 0 comments

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 Acadia (45), SMU (38) Source: Acadia Axemen WOLFVILLE, N.S. – It took two overtime shootouts to settle on who would hoist the Loney Bowl trophy as the crowned 2017 AUS Champions. The Saint Mary’s Caleb Scott’s one yard rush that capped an nine play, 83 yardRead More

U Sports POW (playoffs)

U Sports POW (playoffs)

November 15, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

RSEQ: Richard, Betts, Côté named players of the week Montréal, November 13, 2017 – Laval quarterback Hugo Richard, Laval lineman Mathieu Betts and Laval kicker David Côté are the RSEQ University Football student-athletes of the week for the period ending November 12, 2017. Offensive Student-Athlete Hugo Richard Quarterback Team: Rouge etRead More

Acadia, SMU get ready to play, but at what cost?

Acadia, SMU get ready to play, but at what cost?

November 14, 2017 at 11:12 amby 1 comment

After much turmoil that has surrounded the 2017 Loney Bowl, the Acadia Axemen and the St. Mary’s Huskies will finally be playing today as ordered by the court. As many of us don’t live in the world of legal technicalities and have had trouble following all the rabbit trails andRead More

Statement from MTA on AUS Football proceedings on night of Loney Bowl

Statement from MTA on AUS Football proceedings on night of Loney Bowl

November 13, 2017 at 8:02 pmby 0 comments

Sackville, NB ­– Mount Allison University has released the following statement from the Director of Athletics & Recreation Mr. Pierre Arsenault with regards to the ongoing AUS football proceedings: A formal complaint was submitted to U SPORTS on November 2nd, on behalf of Mount Allison, Bishop’s, St. FX and Acadia.Read More

Statement from StFX on AUS football proceedings

Statement from StFX on AUS football proceedings

November 13, 2017 at 11:36 amby 0 comments

ANTIGONISH, NS ­– St. Francis Xavier University has released the following statement from the Director of Athletics & Recreation Mr. Leo MacPherson with regards to the ongoing AUS football proceedings. St. Francis Xavier University believes in academic excellence and the integrity of university athletics. Unfortunately, over the past couple ofRead More

AUS Loney Bowl back on, Acadia, SMU ordered to play no later than Tuesday

AUS Loney Bowl back on, Acadia, SMU ordered to play no later than Tuesday

November 12, 2017 at 4:45 pmby 1 comment

A final decision has been made regarding whether or not the AUS Loney Bowl Championship will be played or not. The judge ruled that Acadia and St. Mary’s University must play the game that was slated for this past Saturday, now must be played no later than Tuesday. Loney BowlRead More

AUS, SMU and others spend tens of thousands on court case…Money well spent or dumb?

AUS, SMU and others spend tens of thousands on court case…Money well spent or dumb?

November 12, 2017 at 3:50 pmby 0 comments

UPDATED: Sunday Nov 12 4:20pm Court determines appropriate to grant an interim injunction, AUS must sanction game and direct Acadia to play SMU.  Judge advises game to be played by Tuesday Half an hour until decision time. Don’t forget @CBCNS will livestream the decision on Facebook and I’ll be tweeting!Read More

U Sports GOTW RECAP [SUNDAY – STATS] (12): Kick for the ages, Dinos repeat as Hardy Cup champs

U Sports GOTW RECAP [SUNDAY – STATS] (12): Kick for the ages, Dinos repeat as Hardy Cup champs

November 12, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Saturday, Nov. 11 Loney Bowl – SMU v. Acadia GAME CANCELLED FOOTBALL | Mustangs dominate Golden Hawks to win the 110th Yates Cup: https://t.co/VZSaNSWkAa #PurpleReign pic.twitter.com/n3Jynp26n4 — Western Mustangs (@WesternMustangs) November 12, 2017 Wilfrid Laurier (32), Western (75) Source: Western Sports Info with files from Laurier Sports Info LONDON, Ont.Read More

 
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