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StFX football players charged with sexual assault

StFX football players charged with sexual assault

November 28, 2017 at 3:07 pmby 6 comments

As reported in the Chronicle Herald, two St. Francis Xavier University football players were arrested last week over allegations of sexual assault. Jonah Williams and Tyler Ball were both charged with various accounts of sexual assault. While the X-men have dropped them from the roster, their profiles still remain onRead More

Western wins first Vanier in 23 years

Western wins first Vanier in 23 years

November 26, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The No. 2 Western Mustangs won their seventh national title and first crown since 1994 on Saturday, with a 39-17 victory over defending champion and No. 1 Laval Rouge et Or in the 53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup at Tim Hortons Field. Official Website VanierCup.com Western quarterback Chris Merchant (Calgary)Read More

U Sports All-Canadian teams announced, 19 CFC100s named

U Sports All-Canadian teams announced, 19 CFC100s named

November 24, 2017 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The 2017 U SPORTS football all-stars were announced Thursday evening during the All-Canadian Awards Gala held at the Hamilton Convention Centre. Official Vanier Cup website: www.vaniercup.com The event officially kicked off the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup festivities, which will culminate on Saturday at Tim Hortons Field, where the Laval RougeRead More

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

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

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

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

Path to the Draft: Hastings, Canadian QB in the CFL?

Path to the Draft: Hastings, Canadian QB in the CFL?

April 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires a huge amount of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletesRead More

Sunshine list reveals OUA coaches salaries

Sunshine list reveals OUA coaches salaries

April 4, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Every year the Government of Ontario discloses the provinces public servants who’s compensation is greater than $100,000. According to the 1996 Public Sector Disclosure Act this “makes Ontario’s public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers. The act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Ontario to discloseRead More

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

January 31, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Job: Assistant Football Coach York University

Job: Assistant Football Coach York University

January 27, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

York University is looking for dynamic Full-time Defensive Assistant Football Coach to join the York Lions Football program.   Assistant Football Coach (Contract) – York University Post date: Jan. 20, 2017 Application Deadline: Feb. 6, 2017 Start Date: Mar. 1, 2017   Varsity Athletics has a strong tradition of excellence since it’s inceptionRead More

LB End enjoys the brotherhood of the game

LB End enjoys the brotherhood of the game

January 13, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Ontario product, Cameron End, will likely stay within the province to further his education and football career. Cameron End joined his first football team in grade six playing for the Newmarket Bucs, now called the York Region Lions (York Region Athletic Association). In his first season with the Bucs, Cameron earnedRead More

CFC100 OL Duffey Jr. ready to take next step

CFC100 OL Duffey Jr. ready to take next step

January 12, 2017 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

CFC100 James Duffy Jr. from No. 8 ranked CFC50 Bev Facey high school in Edmonton, thinks his work ethic will set him apart when he joins York University in 2017. my only adversary was my own mind. ? #Football #ballerstatus #playoffs A photo posted by James Duffey Jr. (@jamesduffeyjr62) onRead More

OUA announces 25 member all-rookie team

OUA announces 25 member all-rookie team

November 8, 2016 at 11:16 amby 0 comments

BURLINGTON, Ont. – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is excited to announce those named 2016 OUA Football All-Rookies. After a trip to the Yates Cup semifinals for a second straight season, three Ravens have been selected to the OUA all-rookie team. Appearing in all eight games in his first season withRead More

U Sports: A look at the conference semifinals

U Sports: A look at the conference semifinals

November 4, 2016 at 5:28 amby 0 comments

TORONTO (U Sports) – Only four weekends remaining on the 2016 of U Sports football schedule, and 15 teams left standing on the road to the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup. Here is a look at Saturday’s conference semifinals. ROAD TO THE ARCELORMITTAL DOFASCO VANIER CUP  Saturday’s winners will advanceRead More

U Sports games of the week (Sunday – STATS) RECAP [9]: Thunderbirds lose their feathers

U Sports games of the week (Sunday – STATS) RECAP [9]: Thunderbirds lose their feathers

October 30, 2016 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Saturday, Oct. 29 (Feature image credit: Rich Lam/UBC Thunderbirds) Rams lock up first in @CWUAA standings, @npicton4 sets national passing yards record in 55-21 win over Manitoba! https://t.co/WpVwvtgBLB — U. of Regina Rams (@reginarams) October 30, 2016   Regina (55), Manitoba (21) Source: cwuaa.ca Winnipeg – in the last conferenceRead More

U Sports Football: 20 teams still in the hunt

U Sports Football: 20 teams still in the hunt

October 28, 2016 at 5:27 amby 0 comments

U Sports ?: 12 reasons to watch this weekendhttps://t.co/C8HgYtdStN pic.twitter.com/jxWAWgWZkz — U Sports (@USportsCA) October 27, 2016   TORONTO (U Sports) – The start of the OUA playoffs, the end of league play in the three other conferences, star players wrapping up record-setting regular seasons. Here are some things toRead More

U Sports players of the week (9): Henry, Barry, Mikoluff honoured

U Sports players of the week (9): Henry, Barry, Mikoluff honoured

October 26, 2016 at 5:25 amby 0 comments

FRC – U Sports football players of the week (#9): Henry, Barry, Mikoluff honouredhttps://t.co/nt89AbnyLy pic.twitter.com/uDO1awAO3d — U Sports (@USportsCA) October 26, 2016 TORONTO (U Sports) – Alberta receiver Tylor Henry, McMaster defensive tackle Hassan Barry and Manitoba kicker Brad Mikoluff are the U Sports football players of the week forRead More

U Sports Top 10: RSEQ rivals hold on to top spots

U Sports Top 10: RSEQ rivals hold on to top spots

October 25, 2016 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

The Laval Rouge et Or top the U Sports football national rankings for the second straight week, but the powerhouse from Quebec City still trails the No. 2-ranked Montreal Carabins by a slim margin in the RSEQ race heading into the final weekend of league play in La Belle Province.Read More

BREAKING: CIS rebrands

BREAKING: CIS rebrands

October 20, 2016 at 7:00 amby 1 comment

TORONTO, ON – A new name, a new logo and new branding will take Canada’s governing body for university sport into the future, it was announced today. U Sports is the new name and brand for the organization, replacing Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), which had been in place since 2001.Read More

 
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