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VI Raiders Expand Coaching Staff

VI Raiders Expand Coaching Staff

April 28, 2010 at 11:02 amby 0 comments

The Vancouver Island Raiders are pleased to announce the addition of two coaches to the organization. One will be getting his first crack at coaching at the junior level, while the other boasts a pair of Canadian Bowl rings as a coach. Beau Mirau joins the Raiders as a quarterbackRead More

LIONS WELCOME FIRST GROUP OF COMMITS TO FOOTBALL TEAM

LIONS WELCOME FIRST GROUP OF COMMITS TO FOOTBALL TEAM

April 28, 2010 at 7:20 amby 0 comments

The York University Lions football program is pleased to announce the first group of student-athletes that have committed to play for the Lions for the 2010 season. “York Lions football is pleased with its first group of commits for the upcoming 2010 season,” said Mike Lepore, recruiting co-ordinator and assistantRead More

Stamps add Cornell (Ottawa u) & Ukwuoma (Queens) to roster

Stamps add Cornell (Ottawa u) & Ukwuoma (Queens) to roster

April 28, 2010 at 6:22 amby 0 comments

Watch Mike Cornell’s HILITE FILM ON CFC CLICK HERE Two Canadians have been added to the Calgary Stampeders’ training-camp roster. Former draft pick Osie Ukwuoma and free agent Mike Cornell have signed contracts, the Canadian Football League club announced Tuesday. Ukwuoma, a two-time all-Canadian defensive lineman at Queen’s University, wasRead More

PAIR HONOURED FOR TAKING BALL AND RUNNING WITH IT

PAIR HONOURED FOR TAKING BALL AND RUNNING WITH IT

April 28, 2010 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Standing on the edge of Chapman Field in Fredericton, as 100 men in full gear took to the gridiron before an electric crowd of 2,000-strong, Barry Ogden received the only reward he wanted. “I thought, ‘we’ve already won,’” Ogden recalled of the first-ever Atlantic Football League contest between the UniversityRead More

Football BC announces 97 invitees to U18 training camp

Football BC announces 97 invitees to U18 training camp

April 27, 2010 at 2:29 pmby 0 comments

Football BC has unveiled the list of 97 players that have earned a training camp invitation and will compete for a roster spot on the provincial under-18 team that will represent British Columbia at the 2010 Football Canada Cup to be held at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia fromRead More

Homegrown talent to shine at CFL Draft

Homegrown talent to shine at CFL Draft

April 27, 2010 at 7:59 amby 0 comments

April 26, 2010 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — A new class of future CFL superstars takes centre stage on Sunday, as teams look for the next Ben Cahoon or Andy Fantuz in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft, live May 2 at 12 noon ET, exclusively on TSN. The two-hour TSN originalRead More

CFL Powerhouses John Chick and Stevie Baggs Join the NFL in 2010

CFL Powerhouses John Chick and Stevie Baggs Join the NFL in 2010

April 27, 2010 at 7:54 amby 0 comments

For the last two seasons in the Canadian Football League, defensive ends John Chick, 27, and Stevie Baggs, 28, have anchored one of the top defensive units in Saskatchewan Roughriders’ history. In 2009 Chick and Baggs dominated nearly every offensive line in the CFL; combining for a staggering 20 sacksRead More

Cordonier, Glavic named CIS athletes of the year

Cordonier, Glavic named CIS athletes of the year

April 27, 2010 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The 18[SUP]th[/SUP] Annual BLG Awards April 26, 2010 CALGARY (CIS) – University of British Columbia volleyball player Liz Cordonier and University of Calgary football player Erik Glavic are the 2010 BLG Award winners as Canadian Interuniversity Sport female and male athletes of the year. Official website: www.blgcanada.com/blgawards The recipients ofRead More

Football New Brunswick elects new President

Football New Brunswick elects new President

April 27, 2010 at 5:24 amby 0 comments

Long time football volunteer Arliss Wilson was elected president of Football New Brunswick at the FNB annual general meeting held Saturday April 24th, 2010 in Oromocto, NB. He has previously served terms as the president & secretary of Fundy Minor Football, Technical Director of Football New Brunswick and vice presidentRead More

Football New Brunswick makes great strides

Football New Brunswick makes great strides

April 27, 2010 at 5:17 amby 0 comments

When officials from Football New Brunswick gather for their annual general meeting today (Saturday April 24) in Oromocto, they could easily slap each other on the back and congratulate each other for a job well done. But they won’t. Read More: [url]http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/sports/article/1028305 Instead, Football New Brunswick’s decision-makers will looking forRead More

Bishops Steven Turner to attend Bears mini-camp

Bishops Steven Turner to attend Bears mini-camp

April 26, 2010 at 5:38 pmby 0 comments

WATCH HILITES ON CFC NOW (CLICK HERE): Steven Turner is getting his chance to strut his stuff for an NFL team. The Bishop’s Gaiters star receiver and special-teams ace will attend the Chicago Bears’ minicamp later this week. Turner, a Toronto native who grew up in Brampton, Ont., accepted theRead More

CFLers heading to Sackville, NB: Argos, Als will help out with minor football training camp

CFLers heading to Sackville, NB: Argos, Als will help out with minor football training camp

April 26, 2010 at 10:51 amby 0 comments

The Toronto Argonauts are already making good on their promise to be the home team everybody can root for when they play the Edmonton Eskimos in Moncton’s Touchdown Atlantic game Sept. 26. Argonauts running back Andre Durie and defensive tackle Étienne Légaré, along with defensive tackle Darrell Campbell of theRead More

Gaiters’ Shawn Gore reaches tryout agreement  with NFL’s Green Bay Packers

Gaiters’ Shawn Gore reaches tryout agreement with NFL’s Green Bay Packers

April 26, 2010 at 8:54 amby 0 comments

Watch Shawn Gore’s HILITE FILM NOW ON CFC (CLICK HERE) LENNOXVILLE, Que. – Shawn Gore of the Bishop’s University Gaiters football team has reached a tryout agreement with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. The signing came on Saturday evening after the conclusion of the NFL’s annualRead More

Kristian Matte signs contract with NFL’s Houston Texans

Kristian Matte signs contract with NFL’s Houston Texans

April 26, 2010 at 8:48 amby 0 comments

The Concordia Stingers are pleased to announce fourth-year offensive lineman Kristian Matte has signed a free agent contract with the NFL’s Houston Texans. Matte, a native of St. Hubert, Que., signed immediately following the completion of the NFL draft held Thursday through Saturday in New York City. The versatile MatteRead More

Laurier Football adds seven more to the fold

Laurier Football adds seven more to the fold

April 26, 2010 at 8:40 amby 0 comments

WATERLOO, Ont. – Wilfrid Laurier University is proud to announce the newest crop of Laurier Football players. Jessy DePetrillo – DT – 6-4 260 – Sir James Dunn (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.) Jessy was the 2009 Most Valuable Lineman and League a All-Star at D-Line in 2008. He is aRead More

NFL signings shrink CFL pool?

April 26, 2010 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

The CFL draft goes this weekend, and teams will now have to think twice about a handful of top prospects who went south over the weekend. No Canadians were chosen in the NFL draft, but at least five signed free-agent deals and a sixth reportedly has a chance to doRead More

Empire Field to open 5 days before B.C. Lions first exhibition game

Empire Field to open 5 days before B.C. Lions first exhibition game

April 26, 2010 at 6:40 amby 0 comments

When will it be ready? Scheduled completion date is June 15, five days before the Lions’ preseason home opener. The stadium will be home to soccer’s Whitecaps to start MLS play in 2011 with both teams returning to B.C. Place Stadium later that year, though the Lions as yet doRead More

NFL Minicamp & Offseason schedules

April 25, 2010 at 2:27 pmby 0 comments

Offseason schedules Teams are permitted to conduct up to 14 Organized Team Activity (OTA) sessions as part of their offseason workout programs. In addition, clubs may conduct one mandatory veteran minicamp. Teams that hired a new head coach may hold two additional voluntary minicamps. Read More: NFL.com NFL offseason minicampRead More

2 CIS olinemen sign NFL: Reinders to Cleveland, Matte to Houston, 2 others going to mini-camp

April 25, 2010 at 6:50 amby 0 comments

The whirlwind that has been Joel Reinders’s fledgling football career took a stunning twist Saturday. The hulking six-foot-eight, 320-pound Waterloo Warriors offensive lineman signed a free-agent deal with the Cleveland Browns shortly after being bypassed in the NFL draft. Pretty heady stuff for a former basketball player who only tookRead More

Trades Hilight day 3 of NFL draft

April 25, 2010 at 6:47 amby 0 comments

Time to draft and time to trade … and trade … and trade. NFL teams were almost as busy dealing veterans as they were making draft picks Saturday. Jason Campbell, LenDale White, Kirk Morrison, Leon Washington and Bryant McFadden all changed teams on the final day of the draft. ReadRead More

NFL Draft winners and losers

NFL Draft winners and losers

April 25, 2010 at 6:43 amby 0 comments

DRAFT WINNERS 1. Roger Goodell — The commish had quite a week. The league released a new and improved schedule Tuesday; Goodell recieved widespread praise for his decision to suspend Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Wednesday; and his three-day draft was such a success that he’s considering taking it nationwideRead More

NFL draft review

NFL draft review

April 25, 2010 at 6:19 amby 0 comments

Many may have thought that day three of the draft would be a bit boring, or a bit slow, but that wasn’t the case at all. There was lots of movement between teams, Seattle and Oakland making the biggest deals. There were a number of quarterbacks left to come off,Read More

Round 1 to 3 (first 2 days) NFL Draft Results

April 24, 2010 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Round 1 Draft Picks 1 St. Louis Sam Bradford (QB) Oklahoma 2 Detroit Ndamukong Suh (DT) Nebraska 3 Tampa Bay Gerald McCoy (DT) Oklahoma 4 Washington Trent Williams (OT) Oklahoma 5 Kansas City Eric Berry (S) Tennessee 6 Seattle Russell Okung (OT) Oklahoma St 7 Cleveland Joe Haden (CB) FloridaRead More