Post Tagged with: "WWCFL"

Q&A with Breanne Ward from the Denver Gold Rush (WFLA)

Q&A with Breanne Ward from the Denver Gold Rush (WFLA)

June 15, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

What positions do you play? Defensive Tackle/Long Snapper What teams have you played for? Manitoba Fearless (2012-2013), Winnipeg Wolfpack (2014-2019), Mustang Majors (1 year), Team Manitoba (prior to Nationals), Team Canada (2017) When did you start playing football? I started in 2012 with the Manitoba Fearless when I was recruitedRead More

Q and A with Hanna McEwen from the Denver Gold Rush (WFLA)

Q and A with Hanna McEwen from the Denver Gold Rush (WFLA)

June 14, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Q and A with Hanna McEwen from the Denver Gold Rush (WFLA)     What position do you play? Running back What teams have you played for? East Side Eagles (MGFA), Kildonan East Reivers (WHSFL), Winnipeg Wolfpack (WWCFL) When did you start playing football? I started playing in 2013. WhyRead More

The WWCFL has been a blessing for DL Yestrau

The WWCFL has been a blessing for DL Yestrau

June 20, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Maggie Yestrau has been playing defensive line for the Manitoba Fearless for the last two seasons. With her son going into his 12th season of football, Maggie joined the Fearless because she has always been heavily involved with volunteering at the clubs her son played for and she loved theRead More

DYK: From South Africa to the gridiron, Women’s football inherits CFL knowledge, and more

DYK: From South Africa to the gridiron, Women’s football inherits CFL knowledge, and more

February 8, 2019 at 5:50 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: A South African football prodigy taking minor league football by storm. Former CFL players prepare women’s teams to be players and coachesRead More

Return to Riot a tremendous triumph for Rae Lyn Shaffer

Return to Riot a tremendous triumph for Rae Lyn Shaffer

October 27, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

As the 2018 WWCFL championship allowed the Regina Riot to enter dynasty status, one of its significant hallmarks involves the ability to replenish the roster with a remarkable number of young, promising players who hold the potential to constitute an even more prosperous future. Among such players, Rae-Lyn Shaffer isRead More

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Hope Jordens joins sensational sorority of receivers with pair of championship rings

October 20, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Hailing from Regina, Hope Jordens has emerged as a local hero for the Regina Riot. With TJ ATM proudly serving as her season sponsor, she has blossomed into one of the key components of the Riot’s passing game, simultaneously extending a fascinating, yet empowering journey in the game. Played flagRead More

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Sarah Wright soars towards bigger role in Saskatoon Valkyries backfield

October 14, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Returning for a second season of Saskatoon Valkyries football, Sarah Wright took on a greater sense of confidence. With a breadth of experience that included both flag and touch versions of the game, the chance for the native of Saskatoon to graduate to tackle football, brought with it a veryRead More

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Rookie sensation Julianna Keys jubilant in championship season for Regina Riot

October 7, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Part of a superlative rookie class for the Regina Riot, Julianna Keys was hardly a novice player when she donned the club’s iconic colors. Akin to many young players eager to make their mark in the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL), Keys brought a competitive background to her gridironRead More

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Jenna Koller a jubilant contributor in Regina’s run to the championship

September 30, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Among a new generation of enthusiastic competitors that are extending the proud legacy of the Regina Riot, while shaping a new chapter in club lore, Jenna Koller combines a willingness to learn with a fervent approach to the game. Donning number 85, Koller, who majored in Philosophy at the UniversityRead More

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Delayne Aiken part of Saskatoon Valkyries bright rookie class

September 21, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

With an influence that grows with each successive season, another aspect that has experienced growth in the lore of the Saskatoon Valkyries has involved the number of millennials gracing the gridiron. The 2018 Valkyries season brought with it a number of highly enthusiastic young women eager to build on theRead More

In action with the Regina Riot (Photo credit: Living Light Photography)

Series of achievements adds to Adrienne Zuck’s legacy with Regina Riot

May 19, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Back for her eighth season of Regina Riot football, Adrienne Zuck returns with an amazing sense of momentum. Donning a new number in 2017, adopting 36 over the 24 that she made familiar in Riot red, she is a multi-talented individual whose glories on the gridiron have made her oneRead More

Iwaasa with Calgary Rage veteran Erin Walton (left) at the IFAF Women's Worlds in Vancouver (Image supplied by Wendy Iwaasa)

Calgary Rage welcome Wendy Iwaasa to their ranks

February 26, 2018 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

As the defense of their first-ever Western Conference title approaches, the Calgary Rage have added another essential piece to their postseason puzzle for 2018. The acquisition of Wendy Iwaasa, formerly of the archrival Lethbridge Steel, may signify the start of a dominant era for the proud franchise.

Sprague in action with the Manitoba Fearless (Photo credit: Carmen Matthews)

Julie Sprague jubilant over gridiron milestones

February 23, 2018 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Belonging to an empowering generation of young female football talent in the province of Manitoba, Julie Sprague is a highly revered competitor boldly contributing towards the establishment of a new legacy. Having first made her mark in the Manitoba Girls Football Association (MGFA), Sprague graduated to the Manitoba Fearless inRead More

Hogg-Turski (#64) in action with the Fearless. Photo by Kris Scoran

Lori Hogg-Turski among inspiring group of moms

February 13, 2018 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

As the impact of women’s football continues to make its mark in Manitoba, there are no shortage of remarkable competitors contributing to this mythos. Ranging in numerous ages, this sorority of gridiron ambition also includes wondrous women balancing family life with their sporting endeavors.

Laura Dacey all smiles in the Winnipeg Wolfpack jersey (Image supplied by Dacey)

STAFFIERI: Feeling of family adds luster to Laura Dacey’s dazzling time with Wolfpack

December 3, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Having added the gridiron game to an already solid sporting resume, the experience has proven to be a labour of love for Laura Dacey. Part of the Winnipeg Wolfpack’s offensive line unit, the concerted and consistent Dacey arrived to the club with superlative competitive credentials. The vast expanse of theRead More

Claire Dore (wearing #65) with her fellow members of the Riot proudly wearing the Canadian jersey (Image supplied by Claire Dore)

STAFFIERI: Vancouver fulfills gridiron destiny for commendable Claire Dore

December 2, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

As the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships in Vancouver represented an opportunity for Claire Dore to achieve a dream that elevated her prominence in both Saskatchewan and Canadian, football lore, it simultaneously served as a storybook fashion. With Dore making the visceral decision to hang up her helmet following theRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Linemen love, Bahamian baller, fantasy football, Raging on

DID YOU KNOW: Linemen love, Bahamian baller, fantasy football, Raging on

November 5, 2017 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Teammates on the field, brothers off the field The inspiring and improbable story of Acadia’s Eugene McMinns B.C. Lions give superRead More

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Payton Kuster headlines new generation of leaders for Regina Riot

July 13, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

On an eventful day that saw the Regina Riot capture their second straight WWCFL championship, there were many intriguing facets that added to its remarkable outcome. From the outset, Olivier Eddie was in his first season as the Riot’s head coach, while Claire Dore made the visceral decision to hangRead More

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Emilie Belanger soars to historic heights with Regina Riot

July 12, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Although she was in her first season with the Regina Riot, Emilie Belanger provided a wealth of experience that was essential in the run towards the 2017 WWCFL championship. Having donned Canada’s colors in the IFAF Women’s Worlds, Belanger’s body of work has also involved the rise to prominence forRead More

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Mallory Starkey sensational in return to offense for Regina Riot

July 11, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Among the many intriguing subplots that defined an unforgettable season for the Regina Riot, culminating with their second WWCFL championship, Mallory Starkey emerged as one of the players most inexorably linked with said season. With a new head coach in Olivier Eddie, Starkey was asked to make the return toRead More

Longtime Regina Riot competitor Claire Dore walks away a winner

Longtime Regina Riot competitor Claire Dore walks away a winner

June 27, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

A charter member of the Regina Riot, the second WWCFL championship in the illustrious career of Claire Dore helped bring her career full circle. Making the decision to retire from the game, hanging up her cleats following the championship confrontation with the Calgary Rage, it marked the end of aRead More

Regina Riot add to Saskatchewan gridiron legacy with second WWCFL championship

Regina Riot add to Saskatchewan gridiron legacy with second WWCFL championship

June 15, 2017 at 5:50 amby 1 comment

Capturing their second Western Women’s Canadian Football League championship in team history, the Regina Riot are part of a shared dynasty with the Saskatoon Valkyries. As these clubs hold a vice-like grip on the first seven championships in league history, their place in league lore is secure. The road toRead More

DID YOU KNOW (36): More to life than the game, guest appearance at practice, Western women’s final set, play by the rules

DID YOU KNOW (36): More to life than the game, guest appearance at practice, Western women’s final set, play by the rules

June 11, 2017 at 6:30 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 A life lost far too soon BC players greeted by special guests at practice WWCFL’s Calgary Rage look to make historyRead More

First Western Conference title captivating achievement for Calgary Rage

First Western Conference title captivating achievement for Calgary Rage

June 10, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

As 2017 signified the seventh sensational sensation for the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL), it was a lucky number in terms of unfolding history. Fielding the most successful team in franchise history, the Calgary Rage captured its first-ever Western Conference championship, resulting in a watershed moment. While the firstRead More

 
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