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Jerry Rice Heads to Hall

February 7, 2010 at 10:49 amby 0 comments

Rice, who owns virtually every major career receiving record, didn’t just set the standard at his position. “Arguably,” DeBartolo said, “he’s probably the greatest football player that ever played the game.” Another man who has been described in those terms, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, remembers Rice’s raw beginningRead More

Former CIS standouts Federkeil, Giguère looking for Super Bowl rings

February 4, 2010 at 1:20 amby 0 comments

February 4, 2010 OTTAWA (CIS) – Two former CIS football players — Dan Federkeil and Samuel Giguère — can both earn a Super Bowl ring on Sunday if the Indianapolis Colts defeat the New Orleans Saints in the NFL final, scheduled for a 6 p.m. kickoff in Miami. Federkeil ofRead More

Okanagan Sun Turek Moving on to University

February 3, 2010 at 10:49 amby 0 comments

2/3/2010 The Okanagan Sun receiving corps will see a major, unexpected change this season as third year, 2009 All Canadian Danny Turek (Maples Collegiate, Winnipeg) has informed the club he will not be returning to the club, instead opting to suit up for a university team in 2010. Turek, (46Read More

Gators have four top-10 recruits

February 3, 2010 at 10:11 amby 0 comments

Florida may have lost in the SEC title game and coach Urban Meyer may be taking a leave of absence, but nothing has slowed the Gators on national letter-of-intent signing day. Florida has received verbal commitments from five five-star players in the ESPNU 150, including the top player, defensive endRead More

CEGEP – Mehdi Abdesmad, an under-the-radar recruit – 2009 ESPN

February 2, 2010 at 3:47 pmby 0 comments

Thursday, June 18, 2009 A few weeks ago I began working on a story about the upcoming 2009 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Junior World Championship in Canton, Ohio. The eight-nation, four-continent, 19-and-under tournament will run from June 27 to July 5 and feature some of the better incomingRead More

8 CEGEP players selected to Team World U20 team

February 2, 2010 at 12:07 pmby 0 comments

24 RB Guillame Bourassa Canada 5-11 185 7/1/1990 College Champlain 68 OL Dillon Guy Canada 6-5 295 7/16/1991 College Champlain 77 OL Danny Groulx Canada 6-6 335 3/27/1990 College Champlain 11 LB Byron Perez -Archambault Canada 6-1 220 10/18/1990 Vanier College 12 QB Jeremi Doyon-Roch Canada 6-3 190 8/4/1992 VanierRead More

Gators run away with junior football title (Ontario)

February 2, 2010 at 12:03 pmby 0 comments

Sweat dripping from his forehead, Ryan Dixon looked as if he had just completed a marathon. It certainly felt like it for the running back with Whitby’s Donald A. Wilson Gators after he’d rushed for six touchdowns and piled up 471 yards on 44 carries in a 40-28 win overRead More

HAM, PAYTON AMONG CANADIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

February 2, 2010 at 11:15 amby 0 comments

Long-time quarterback Tracy Ham and star defender Elfrid Payton headline the list of four players and one builder who have been selected for induction to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Joining Ham and Payton in the Players Category are long-time Saskatchewan receiver Donald Narcisse and veteran Winnipeg punter BobRead More

AFL expands to 9 teams

AFL expands to 9 teams

February 2, 2010 at 7:58 amby 0 comments

The AFL held our Annual General Meeting on Saturday in Spruce Grove. Please find the below the significant events from the meeting: 1. The Lancaster Legion & Sherwood Park Renegades have both been accepted as probationary franchises for the 2010 season. This brings the AFL roster to 9 teams forRead More

Niagara Storm look to continue momentum in 2010

Niagara Storm look to continue momentum in 2010

February 1, 2010 at 8:16 pmby 0 comments

Niagara Storm look to continue momentum in 2010. Jason Kana, offensive assistant with the McMaster Marauders football team, watches Niagara Storm player Jake Droughan during a workout at a skills clinic last Sunday afternoon at Lakemount Sportsworld in Grimsby. After a successful inaugural season in 2009, the Niagara Storm isRead More

Minor – Atlantic Football League is born in New Brunswick in 2009

February 1, 2010 at 8:07 pmby 0 comments

09 Sep 2009 FREDERICTON (CUP) – Fall is in the air, and along with it comes a new league for football teams in Atlantic Canada. The Atlantic Football League (AFL) is finally in action after four years of sorting out the fine details. There are three teams in the leagueRead More

Minor – Annapolis Valley Minor Football Continues to grow

February 1, 2010 at 1:33 pmby 0 comments

Valley Minor Football celebrated another successful season (its 12th) at its annual awards celebration Dec. 2 in Canning. This year, the Atom Bulldogs advanced to the provincial Tier 1 final, where they dropped a close 6-0 decision that failed to tarnish a great season: they won five straight games, twoRead More

Joe Pistilli inducted in Class 2010

Joe Pistilli inducted in Class 2010

February 1, 2010 at 7:54 amby 0 comments

QJFL President Joe Pistilli has been inducted in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame for the class of 2010. JOE PISTILLI, BUILDER: Pistilli was involved with all levels of junior football in Quebec for 42 years, as well as being involved on a national level with Football Canada for 29Read More

U of T announces first group of nine recruits

February 1, 2010 at 7:44 amby 0 comments

The University of Toronto Varsity Blues football program is pleased to announce an exciting group of talented student-athletes that intend to pursue their education at U of T while playing for the Blues in the fall of 2010. “We are very exciting about this recruiting class,” said head coach GregRead More

History – Team of Dreams (2008)

History – Team of Dreams (2008)

February 1, 2010 at 7:40 amby 0 comments

DAVE STEWART The Guardian The legacy of the 2009 Canada Summer Games on P.E.I. could very well be the return of varsity football to the University of Prince Edward Island. It’s a sure bet the athletics facility will be constructed at UPEI and now there appears to be a groundswellRead More

History – Moncton football got start in 1940s

History – Moncton football got start in 1940s

February 1, 2010 at 6:59 amby 0 comments

Sunday’s Canadian Football League game at the Stade Moncton 2010 Stadium between the Toronto Argonauts and the Edmonton Eskimos is bringing back memories for some old-time football players who have been credited with having pioneered the sport in the area more than 60 years ago at University of St. Joseph’s.Read More

Brampton Bears enter OFC

Brampton Bears enter OFC

February 1, 2010 at 1:51 amby 0 comments

The Ontario Football Conference held its annual general meeting this weekend in Toronto. The Brampton Bears have been accepted unanimously and will begin play in the junior division in 2010. The Bears are led by President Ian Smith iandebbie@hotmail.com and Head Coach Mark Houlder mark.houlder@rogers.com An excerpt from the BearsRead More

Eagles fly into history

February 1, 2010 at 1:24 amby 0 comments

The The Sir James Dunn eagles sang their swan song Wednesday morning. And what a noise they made. Entering the Northern Bowl championship knowing it would be the last football game played by a team from their high school, the Eagles went out on a winning note Wednesday with aRead More

About the Langley Longhorns

About the Langley Longhorns

February 1, 2010 at 1:06 amby 0 comments

The Langley Longhorns Football Club was established to meet the demand for a semi-pro/minor league team in BC after the departure of the Spartans. Now part of the NAFL, the Langley Longhorns are determined to keep their passion for football alive despite significant obstacles for Canadian teams in the league.Read More

Evraire invades coaching ranks

Evraire invades coaching ranks

February 1, 2010 at 1:00 amby 0 comments

By Tim Baines, Ottawa Sun Ken Evraire has been out of the Canadian Football League for more than 10 years. But that didn’t dampen his love for the game, a passion that he’ll bring as coach of the new Ottawa Invaders semi-pro team, which will play in the Northern FootballRead More

 
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