Post Tagged with: "Ontario Football"

BROWNE’S BYTES: Why is summer rep not a national enterprise?

BROWNE’S BYTES: Why is summer rep not a national enterprise?

April 27, 2020 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Summer football has been a staple in Ontario since 1993. That year, the now-dormant Great Lakes Football League (GLFL) was formed with three teams: the Huronia Stallions (who won the inaugural league title), the Mississauga Warriors – who the Stallions beat in the final – and the Oshawa Hawkeyes. SinceRead More

LB Aleman has the right mind to excel

LB Aleman has the right mind to excel

April 20, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Emiliano Aleman from Toronto, Ontario started playing football because he wanted to continue his father’s legacy. “My father played football 18 years in Mexico,” he says.

QB DiVito coming off breakout campaign

QB DiVito coming off breakout campaign

April 19, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Steven DiVito, quarterback for the Toronto Jets (Senior Varsity) of the Ontario Provincial Football League (OPFL) made quite the exit from the JV ranks in 2019. He had his best season to date, throwing for 2,120 yards – a career high – and 22 touchdowns. He also added a pairRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: The remarkable resurgence of the Waterloo Warriors

BROWNE’S BYTES: The remarkable resurgence of the Waterloo Warriors

April 14, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Last Tuesday was a monumental day for the Waterloo Warriors. They landed CFC100 James Hinsperger when he announced his commitment to the program via Twitter. The native of Cambridge – about half an hour outside Waterloo – becomes the third member of his family to join the Warriors; brothers JackRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: Introducing your newest CFC Columnist

BROWNE’S BYTES: Introducing your newest CFC Columnist

April 6, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Hello! (You can’t start an “introductory” piece without an introduction!) If you’re a regular visitor to this site, my by-line should be nothing new to you. Although I’ve taken a step back over the last year or so, I’ve been a writer with CFC for almost five years now. I’veRead More

DT Aird is a better version of himself every day

DT Aird is a better version of himself every day

April 5, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2023 defensive tackle Keynan Aird has always loved football. The young tackle was going to play in a summer league when he was younger but he broke his collar bone. “I really love how physical the game is you get to hit someone as hard as you can,”Read More

K/P Copeland is a vital part of the team

K/P Copeland is a vital part of the team

January 27, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Zach Copeland’s entourage convinced him to put on some pads and play football. A lot of people believed he would succeed as a kicker because of his prowess on the soccer field. “I was encouraged to play football by many because of my athletic ability and big leg in soccer,”Read More

St. Ignatius Falcons celebrate 2018 OFSAA Metro Bowl victory (Courtesy: Twitter/TBCDSB_Ignatius

Thunder Bay putting itself in football foreground

December 21, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Thunder Bay. Football. Two words that, up until three years ago, not many people would have associated with one another. Thunder Bay – population 108,000 and one of the northernmost destinations in Ontario – is known more as a hockey town. After all, they have produced more NHL hockey playersRead More

CFC100 WR Macleod loves making the tough catches

CFC100 WR Macleod loves making the tough catches

November 11, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

When Brampton-born wideout Joshua Macleod was named to the CFC100 Class of 2020 3rd edition late this summer, he knew the company he was joining. Now, he is looking to make a move up future lists.

QB Guenette uses football to guide him through life

QB Guenette uses football to guide him through life

October 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Quarterback Matthew Guenette may only be 15, but his maturity level, both on and off the field, stretches far beyond his years. When reading Guenette’s answers to our questions for this piece, many things stuck out, but one thing really jumped off the page: his ability to see football throughRead More

DB Hall has turned football from a hobby into a passion

DB Hall has turned football from a hobby into a passion

September 27, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Logan Hall didn’t have many expectations when he first stepped on a football field in 2010. “My friends started playing in 2009 which caught my interest so I joined the following year. When I first started, t it was just a way for me to make a lot of newRead More

DYK: Holy Cross cancels season, Oshawa Hawkeye stands out, plus

DYK: Holy Cross cancels season, Oshawa Hawkeye stands out, plus

September 22, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a bi-weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this edition: Niagara’s Holy Cross cancels season Huron Heights Huskies season will go on One Oshawa Hawkeye stands out from the rest Vincent MasseyRead More

CFC100 Sonny Chantler has got his priorities straight

CFC100 Sonny Chantler has got his priorities straight

September 18, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

I’m not sure what you were doing when you were in grade 9, but I know that last thing on my mind, at that time, was thinking about my post secondary options. CFC100 defensive end/linebacker, Sonny Chantler, seems to have his priorities right – at least righter than mine –Read More

DB Adam Dekraker; “I will never go easy in between the whistles, the enemy will always get my full effort”

DB Adam Dekraker; “I will never go easy in between the whistles, the enemy will always get my full effort”

September 16, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi. For defensive back, Adam Dekraker, this saying is something that he lives by.

2018 Team preview (ON): CFC50 A.N. Myer Marauders ready to play fearless

2018 Team preview (ON): CFC50 A.N. Myer Marauders ready to play fearless

September 12, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

A man’s true character can be judged by how they respond to adversity. Adversity has struck a group of men out in Niagara Falls as the CFC50 No. 28 A.N. Myer Marauders are looking to rebound following last season’s championship loss to Notre Dame. The Marauders are ready to notRead More

2018 team preview (ON): The still talented CFC50 Laurier Rams look to transition, not rebuild this season

2018 team preview (ON): The still talented CFC50 Laurier Rams look to transition, not rebuild this season

September 9, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Rams come into 2018 ranked No. 50 on the CFC50 rankings and will face some challenges heading into the new season. The team saw a handful of key departures this summer as the Rams look to embrace a new youth moment. Head coach Jonas Kublinskas isRead More

2018 Team preview (ON): Experienced core makes CFC50 Nelson Lords favourites for 3-peat

2018 Team preview (ON): Experienced core makes CFC50 Nelson Lords favourites for 3-peat

September 8, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

credit: Owen Mertens Photography If there has been one team that has been synonymous with Halton Championships, it is the Burlington based Nelson Lords. Nelson have won the Halton Championship in back to back years. Head coach Jeff Brock believes that a three-peat is more than possible, it is theRead More

2018 team preview (ON): CFC50 STM Knights poised and ready to defend #1 ranking

2018 team preview (ON): CFC50 STM Knights poised and ready to defend #1 ranking

September 5, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The St. Thomas More Knights find themselves at the top of the mountain in Canadian high school football, coming into the 2018 season as No. 1 on the CFC50 rankings. The Knights are red hot, going 11-0 last season and 20-1 over the last two years combined. The team hasRead More

CFC100 Rhys Staley; “I love highly competitive football”

CFC100 Rhys Staley; “I love highly competitive football”

September 5, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When CFC compiled two new CFC100 top prospects list this past spring for the graduating classes of 2020 and 2021/2022, we unveiled a multitude of new talent. We weren’t expecting this young quarterback to pop out, especially since he’s a 2023 prospect. But we couldn’t ignore the talent he alreadyRead More

DYK: St. Matt’s facing Stoneman, shedding a light, and more

DYK: St. Matt’s facing Stoneman, shedding a light, and more

September 1, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a bi-weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this edition: CFC50 St. Matthew’s to play special exhibition game Laurier welcomes special needs adults to camp One Canadian’s unlikely path to New YorkRead More

2018 Team preview (ON): CFC50 South Lions look to use different faces to continue same winning ways

2018 Team preview (ON): CFC50 South Lions look to use different faces to continue same winning ways

August 31, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

There is no doubt that the CFC50 No.9 South Collegiate Lions are quick on the field, but now they must react quickly to changes off the field in order to have a successful 2018 campaign. Head Coach Mike Stenning is looking at a difficult transition as his veteran roster transitionsRead More

Brendan Perozzo

Brendan Perozzo

August 29, 2018 at 12:48 pmby 0 comments

 First Name Brendan Last Name Perozzo Primary Position DB Current Team Name Waterloo twin City Preds Class (Graduating Year) 2019

2018 team preview (ON): After best season in school’s history, CFC50 Korah Colts look to come out even stronger

2018 team preview (ON): After best season in school’s history, CFC50 Korah Colts look to come out even stronger

August 25, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The CFC50 Korah Colts are coming their best season ever, led by head coach Tom Annett, the Colts went 8-1 last season, winning the league and city championships but falling just a game short of an appearance in the OFSAA Bowl. Now the Colts are looking to adapt and continueRead More

Swagger and talent, CFC100 Taoviq Ihanza chasing NCAA

Swagger and talent, CFC100 Taoviq Ihanza chasing NCAA

August 25, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When your uncle is Jerome Messam – a CFL star – it’s no wonder football comes naturally. It also helps when your older brother and all his friends play and you get to tag along. “My older brother Brandon Ihanza was playing and I decided I wanted to play allRead More

 
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