Post Tagged with: "WWCFL"

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

Western Conference crown point of pride for Calgary Rage veterans

Western Conference crown point of pride for Calgary Rage veterans

June 9, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Among the feel-good stories in this remarkable run to the Western Conference crown for the Calgary Rage is the chance for the veterans to savor in this long-awaited moment. Complemented by an undefeated season, the first in team history, there is no question that the jubilation of winning, that tremendousRead More

In action for Team Alberta at the 2016 Canadian Nationals (Photo credit: Living Light Fine Art Photography)

Team Alberta’s Tanya Henderson emerges with All-Star status

October 29, 2016 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Having established herself as one of the finest at her position in the Western Women’s Canadian Football League, linebacker Tanya Henderson is one of the franchise players for the Edmonton Storm, contributing to its rise to prominence as the powerhouse of the Western Conference. A key element in the StormRead More

Mickey Duda a rookie sensation for the Edmonton Storm

Mickey Duda a rookie sensation for the Edmonton Storm

October 13, 2016 at 5:29 amby 0 comments

As the most accomplished team in the Western Conference of the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL), the Edmonton Storm have no shortage of dynamic talents. Adding to this remarkable group is the efforts of Mickey Duda. Entering the 2016 season, the efforts of this rookie sensation is testament toRead More

Carly Dyck’s career reaches new heights with double gold

Carly Dyck’s career reaches new heights with double gold

August 9, 2016 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Among a rare group of women to have played in both the Prairie and Western Conferences in the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL), Carly Dyck is a distinguished competitor who has contributed to a pioneering era for female football. In a career where she has established herself as oneRead More

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Rueve ready to bounce back with Valkyries

June 12, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

As the Saskatoon Valkyries bring great ambition to the gridiron, looking to become the first team to capture five WWCFL titles, the presence of Rienna Rueve is a tremendous boost to the green and white’s morale. Among the most durable and dependable veteran leaders, Rueve has experienced the glory ofRead More

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Valkyries alum Stalwick sprinting for success

June 10, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

As the Saskatoon Valkyries have contributed towards an exceptional legacy of elite female sport in the province of Saskatchewan, the women who have donned the team colors are just as influential. Among such women is Amanda Stalwick, a very swift sprinting sensation and all-around talented athlete whose efforts helped contributeRead More

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Second season holds promise for sensational Steel Head Coach Stefanyk

April 22, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Having made history during the 2015 Western Women’s Canadian Football League season as the league’s first-ever female head coach, Kessie Stefanyk was transformed into a gridiron icon and trailblazer. Embodying the spirit of opportunity and empowering that contributes to the growing momentum in female football, Stefanyk is a luminous andRead More

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Goldsney an empowering fit for Storm

November 22, 2015 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Wearing number 1 for the Edmonton Storm, it could not have been a better choice for rookie phenomenon Emma Goldsney. As the Storm returned to the top of the WWCFL’s Western Conference, her enthusiasm for the game and willingness to learn were key factors in such success. Competing at theRead More

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Rage Coach Fekete shows tremendous leadership with charitable cause

October 25, 2015 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

While the women of football continue to build a legacy as positive role models, such inspiration goes beyond the gridiron. Calgary Rage defensive backs coach Connie Fekete demonstrates that such drive can follow into the offseason, instilling hope for the less fortunate while setting a positive example. A remarkable sportingRead More

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Bouchard bolsters Storm’s offense with MVP season

October 11, 2015 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

As the Edmonton Storm finished their 2015 campaign with a Western Conference championship, a key contributor to such a memorable season was Brenna Bouchard. Consistently one of the team’s leaders, Bouchard (who also studies at MacEwan University) has become synonymous with the Storm’s commitment to being one of the eliteRead More

Woodroffe on the cover of the Calgary Rage program for their season opener (Photo credit: Candace Ward Photography)

Woodroffe among the exciting new faces on Rage

October 3, 2015 at 6:05 amby Comments are Disabled

Over the last two seasons, the Calgary Rage has seen a share of new faces don its team colors. Among the new generation of enthusiastic women gracing the gridiron, the result was an exciting 2015 campaign that saw the Rage appear in the Western Conference championship game. With a willingnessRead More

Teen phenom Williams part of exciting future for Fearless

Teen phenom Williams part of exciting future for Fearless

September 26, 2015 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

With a football resume that already includes the Manitoba Girls Football Association (MGFA), the Transcona Nationals midget team, and a roster spot with the Manitoba Fearless of the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL), Ashley Williams was born to play this sport. Only 17 years old, Williams represents the futureRead More

 
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