Articles by: Ben Browne

DYK: Football North playing who? Team rallies around teammate

DYK: Football North playing who? Team rallies around teammate

February 16, 2018 at 6:25 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: Clarkson Football North announces 2018 schedule Barrie school gives blood Midland player injured in fire returns to school To read moreRead More

QB Wayken loves being “that guy”

QB Wayken loves being “that guy”

February 13, 2018 at 6:50 amby 0 comments

It took a little bit of convincing, but Kasten Wayken is glad he chose to give football a shot. He is viewed now as one of the top Grade 11 prospects in the country, and is making a bid to crack the CFC100 list for 2019.

DYK: Huron Heights schedule announcement, NCAA calls, and…

DYK: Huron Heights schedule announcement, NCAA calls, and…

February 9, 2018 at 6:20 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: Huron Heights Warriors make a big announcement NCAA Signing Day sees CFC100/CFC60 top prospects sign Axemen raise money for Alzheimer’s ToRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Football North adds team, former OUA star heads to Olympics, and more….

DID YOU KNOW: Football North adds team, former OUA star heads to Olympics, and more….

February 2, 2018 at 6:36 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 Football North adds team Former Marauder heading to 3rd Olympics Ex-Laurier linebacker making an impact on community Westshore Rebels GM stepsRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Football legend passes, OFC to expand in 2018

DID YOU KNOW: Football legend passes, OFC to expand in 2018

January 28, 2018 at 6:01 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: Former Gaels assistant, Acadia head coach passes away Scarborough Thunder reeling after sudden passing of Vice President OFC to expand toRead More

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (FORD): “I’m a firm believer in teaching football, not just …”

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (FORD): “I’m a firm believer in teaching football, not just …”

January 25, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

After three seasons without a victory, the Simon Fraser Clan decided they needed a fresh face to lead their program. They hope that face is Thomas Ford, whose hiring was announced last week in a press release put out by the University. To read more of our ‘COACHES SPOTLIGHT’ series, CLICKRead More

DID YOU KNOW: CFC100 off to Collegiate Bowl; Spares and football, and more

DID YOU KNOW: CFC100 off to Collegiate Bowl; Spares and football, and more

January 20, 2018 at 5:55 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’ edition: Former CFC100 headed to Collegiate Bowl New West quarterback wins battle over academic workload MLSE officialize acquisition of Toronto Argos CalgaryRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Race in the game, remembering Alberta’s ‘Coach O’, plus…

DID YOU KNOW: Race in the game, remembering Alberta’s ‘Coach O’, plus…

January 12, 2018 at 6:25 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. It’s been awhile since the last edition of “DID YOU KNOW,” so this week we decided to catch you up on some pre-holiday stories thatRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Remembering Jordan, Manitoba football community hit with tragedy

DID YOU KNOW: Remembering Jordan, Manitoba football community hit with tragedy

December 19, 2017 at 6:25 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: Friends and family remember Jordan Thomas Thunder Bay football helping to conquer breast cancer Dalhousie defensive lineman making his mark onRead More

CFC100 ATH Annan calls football “a wonderful gift”

CFC100 ATH Annan calls football “a wonderful gift”

December 13, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

It isn’t difficult to tell that CFC100 Denzel Annan lives, eats, sleeps and breathes the game of football. Just some of his descriptors of the game he adores? “Everything,” “a wonderful gift,” “the best game ever invented.”     The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of eliteRead More

CFC100 OL Brown drawn in by “intensity” of football in Saskatchewan

CFC100 OL Brown drawn in by “intensity” of football in Saskatchewan

December 11, 2017 at 6:25 amby 1 comment

Rodeem Brown hasn’t exactly taken the conventional path to stardom; that is, having played for as long as you can walk and improving every day from your days as a tyke to now being on the list of the top 100 players in the country and, with it, being eyedRead More

DID YOU KNOW: All good things must come to an end

DID YOU KNOW: All good things must come to an end

December 10, 2017 at 6:25 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 CFL’s Senior VP, former official, retires Marauders’ linebackers coach hangs up the clipboard Nipissing Wild cease operations effective immediately To readRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Canadian arena ball, Shady football

DID YOU KNOW: Canadian arena ball, Shady football

December 3, 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 Possible changes to CFL schedule Former Mt. Allison coach leaves athletes feeling cheated Is an arena league coming to Canada? AlbertaRead More

DID YOU KNOW: This is our game, flag champs crowned, paying tribute, clubhouse catastrophe

DID YOU KNOW: This is our game, flag champs crowned, paying tribute, clubhouse catastrophe

November 26, 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 Recapping the previous six Grey Cups in Ottawa Saskatchewan wins CFL-NFL flag title Stallions, Gryphons remember beloved Jeff Hale North SurreyRead More

Bishop O'Byrne Calgary Dino Commit

CFC100 DE Snyder hopeful of capturing a Vanier with hometown Dinos

November 25, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

He’s only a sophomore, but you would never know it unless he told you.

High school roundup CHAMPIONSHIP (ON – SIMCOE) [10]: CFC50 Tritons dethrone CFC50 Knights in GBSSA final, advance to first OFSAA Bowl in school history

High school roundup CHAMPIONSHIP (ON – SIMCOE) [10]: CFC50 Tritons dethrone CFC50 Knights in GBSSA final, advance to first OFSAA Bowl in school history

November 23, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

And then there were two. In a matchup of undefeated, CFC50 sqauds, the Nantyr Shores Tritons of the Simcoe County Athletics Association (SCAA) and St. Joan of Arc Knights of the Catholic School Athletics of Simcoe County (CSASC) did battle last Thursday to determine who would represent the Georgian Bay SecondaryRead More

Derek Best (34) (credit: Katie Burt, CFC)

CFC100 RB/LB Best looks to make “game-changing plays”

November 19, 2017 at 10:28 amby 0 comments

Like many athletes, Derek Best of the CFC50 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (BCHSFL) – who was ranked among Canada’s top talent in the latest CFC 100 rankings for the Class of 2018 – started playing the game thanks to his father, who would hold him on his lap as they sat and marvelledRead More

DID YOU KNOW: 3rd & 10? Golden gridiron career, ping pong pastime, French connection?

DID YOU KNOW: 3rd & 10? Golden gridiron career, ping pong pastime, French connection?

November 19, 2017 at 7:50 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 Could the CFL be adding a 10th team? Golden Bear senior thankful for U of A Table tennis tightening the Bisons’Read More

CFC50 CHAMPIONSHIP game preview (ON – SIMCOE): Simcoe County’s two top teams vie for a trip to OFSAA in GBSSA Final

CFC50 CHAMPIONSHIP game preview (ON – SIMCOE): Simcoe County’s two top teams vie for a trip to OFSAA in GBSSA Final

November 16, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

                                                       [1] CFC50 ST. JOAN OF ARC KNIGHTS (7-0) {CSASC}      vs.       [1] CFC50 NANTYR SHORES TRITONS (9-0) {SCAA} It’s ‘beenRead More

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (ON – SIMCOE) [9]: Stingers, CFC50 Knights and CFC50 Tritons win league championships

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (ON – SIMCOE) [9]: Stingers, CFC50 Knights and CFC50 Tritons win league championships

November 15, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. CLICK HERE FOR #CFC50 GOTW RECAP (Ontario) Last week was Finals WeekRead More

David Suzuki Grizzlies’ season ends in abrupt and controversial fashion

David Suzuki Grizzlies’ season ends in abrupt and controversial fashion

November 14, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The David Suzuki Grizzlies of the Region of Peel Secondary School Athletic Association (ROPSSAA) were 2-2-1 heading into their final game of the regular season against the 4-1 St. Roch Ravens on November 2. A win for Suzuki would have guaranteed them a playoff spot, while a loss would haveRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Bouncing back, funding football for life, combating cancer, Transcona title

DID YOU KNOW: Bouncing back, funding football for life, combating cancer, Transcona title

November 12, 2017 at 6:25 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: Alberta high school star overcoming addicting Former University of Calgary administrator funds football program for life Nova Scotia team holds breastRead More

 
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