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OL Avanthay-Sanderson found a home through football

OL Avanthay-Sanderson found a home through football

April 25, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Sports can be an intimidating sphere to be in. Your body, skills, IQ and other measurables are being judged at all times. Football, however, despite its “macho” reputation as a collision sport, has a position for every body time, and thus, has a supportive environment. Class of 2021 Vincent MasseyRead 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 Grant is a disruption in the secondary

DB Grant is a disruption in the secondary

April 24, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

The defensive back position requires equal parts grace and malevolence. To be effective, one must have rhythm and stamina to lock on a receiver, and have mercilessness when playing the ball. That’s why class of 2020 Westgate Collegiate Tigers defensive back Cole Grant fell in love with his position. HeRead More

DE Dakiniewich wants to be like the greats

DE Dakiniewich wants to be like the greats

April 21, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

“I love football because of how competitive the sport is, and I love the way football makes me feel. There is nothing like it.” That’s Class of 2021 defensive end Lucas Dakiniewich telling CFC where his love of the game began. Dakiniewich says he was fascinated with the sport fromRead More

REC DiVito the perfect teammate

REC DiVito the perfect teammate

April 21, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Every piece has its place in the football puzzle, and nobody is left behind on the field. Class of 2021 receiver Matthew DiVito out of St. Michael’s College in Ontario fell in love with the team aspects of the sport, and is grinding to become the perfect piece for aRead More

RB Ellis excels despite having little football experience

RB Ellis excels despite having little football experience

April 21, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

There are football players that start playing at seven years old. There are football players that start playing at 16 years old. Coaches used to think that a difference in football experience mattered for potential performance. Student-athletes like class of 2021 Yorkton Regional High School Raiders running back Garrett EllisRead More

OL Bedard can change the game in just one play

OL Bedard can change the game in just one play

April 20, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

  Is love at first sight real? For some, maybe not, but for class of 2022 Austin O’Brien Catholic High School Crusaders centre Evan Bedard, it holds true. When Bedard was just a young boy, he would watch CFL games on televison, and that’s where it all began.

REC Bennett envisions making impact plays

REC Bennett envisions making impact plays

April 19, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Findings in neuropsychology prove that the mind doesn’t know a real experience from an imagined one. That is why so many top-tier athletes use imagery to boost performance on game day. Class of 2021 Nelson High School Lords receiver Jake Bennett is one of those athletes who uses sport psychologyRead More

DE Hoard fights in the trenches

DE Hoard fights in the trenches

April 18, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

All positions on defence require a certain physicality component. But only in the front lines that separate the offensive line and defensive line will you see a true dog fight. That is what we call in the football world, the trenches. Class of 2022 St. Patrick’s High School Fighting SaintsRead 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.

DB Adamko one of the most versatile players on the field

DB Adamko one of the most versatile players on the field

April 17, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

If you were asked which position on the football field was the most versatile, what would you say? Well, Carlton Comprehensive Class of 2020 prospect Justin Adamko would say defensive back. For example, his favorite player of all time was Deion Sanders, one of the most athletic players to everRead More

OL Radbourne is the whole package

OL Radbourne is the whole package

April 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

When coaches go out on scouting trips, they typically look for about two or three attributes that would make an impact player on their team. Class of 2021 Hammarskjold High School Senior Vikings centre Lucas Radbourne has all of those attributes and more. He has a large frame at 6’4″,Read More

WR Marcinuik takes the game one play at a time

WR Marcinuik takes the game one play at a time

April 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Athletes often look towards their competitive pursuits as a way to relieve stress or cope with life’s everyday issues. Bethlehem Stars Class of 2021 receiver Dalton Marciniuk plays football for the exact same reason.

DB Coore has all the tools to succeed at the next level

DB Coore has all the tools to succeed at the next level

April 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Many people associated with the game of football, players and coaches alike, describe it as a game of strategy. Bill Belichick often compares it to Sun Tzu’s book “The Art of War.” For the Austin O’Brien Class of 2021 defensive back Winston Coore, it’s much the same.

DE Studnicka stays locked in

DE Studnicka stays locked in

April 15, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Teams win games based on how many of their players are locked in, ready to execute. If you’re scared and not focused, you’ll slip up. Class of 2022 Catholic Central High School Crusaders and London Junior Mustangs defensive end Jeffrey Studnicka says he can’t help but stay “locked in.”

REC Ring expects a lot of himself

REC Ring expects a lot of himself

April 14, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

There can be a lot of pressure put on the shoulders of young student-athletes from parents and coaches alike. Some players would even say that they’re their own biggest critic and that they expect more from themselves than others. Although he says that he makes sure he doesn’t think negativelyRead More

LB Gariba-Glodon prides himself on playing smart and physical

LB Gariba-Glodon prides himself on playing smart and physical

April 14, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Playing the game of football requires such a high level of intensity and energy. Often, those who choose to play are simply born with the necessary energy and enthusiasm. This was exactly the case for the Harry Ainlay Titans Class of 2021 Linebacker Tyson Gariba-Glodon.

REC Sudlow does it all

REC Sudlow does it all

April 14, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Team sport athletes in a specific position really only have one job to do during the course of any given play, but some don’t like to be put in such a small box. Class of 2022 Burlington Stampeders receiver Elijah Sudlow likes to execute a multitude a play types atRead More

DB Plante late bloomer in football

DB Plante late bloomer in football

April 9, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

After initially falling in love with basketball, Class of 2020 defensive back Edouard Plante out of La Pacatiere found a second love when he started playing football at the age of 15.

The game is non-stop action for LB Hadden

The game is non-stop action for LB Hadden

April 8, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

At some positions in football, you won’t always be a part of the play. That’s not the case for linebackers. Linebackers need to be everywhere and anywhere at the snap of the ball; that is the reason why Class of 2022 Robert Bateman Timberwolves linebacker Andrew Hadden fell in loveRead More

RB Shabani feels most like himself on the gridiron

RB Shabani feels most like himself on the gridiron

April 7, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

While some feel nervous, scared or anxious out on the football field, others seem to have a knack for turning the game into their own little safe haven. Their home away from home. That’s exactly the case for Class of 2021 St. Matthew running back Salem Shabani.

K/P Musavuli uses football as education

K/P Musavuli uses football as education

April 5, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

While some football players use sport as an escape from their education, there are others who use sport to get even more from it. One of those knowledge-hungry student-athletes is Class of 2021 St. Matthew Tigers kicker/punter Gerard Musavuli. The prospect of out Canada’s capital city says that the numberRead More

Cardinals’ RB Clarke searching for a championship

Cardinals’ RB Clarke searching for a championship

April 4, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2024 Running Back Noah Clarke has just one thing on his mind this upcoming football season: Winning a championship with his team. The 5’9”, 150lb Cardinal Newman– of Hamilton, Ont. – wants nothing more than to win in his sophomore year.

 
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