Articles by: CFC Staff

Mountie football star gears up for final season while thinking about future

Mountie football star gears up for final season while thinking about future

June 26, 2010 at 7:40 amby 0 comments

It was a feeling of more relief than disappointment when speedster Gary Ross learned that he had not been accepted into the dentistry program at Dalhousie University midway through last week. Read More: [url]http://www.sackvilletribunepost.com/Sports/2010-06-25/article-1414294/Mountie-football-star-gears-up-for-final-season-while-thinking-about-future/1 “It was a relief after things had been in limbo for such a long time,” saidRead More

Grens rewarded for Bulldogs ineligible player

Grens rewarded for Bulldogs ineligible player

June 26, 2010 at 7:33 amby 0 comments

Limestone was awarded a win this week for a game it originally lost against Brampton earlier this month after the Bulldogs were found to be using an ineligible player (residency issue). The varsity Grenadiers (1-1- 1) host the Riders (2-2) at 3:30 p.m. The Limestone Grenadiers return to Loyalist CollegiateRead More

Wildcats in tough against Panthers

Wildcats in tough against Panthers

June 26, 2010 at 7:25 amby 0 comments

Their road in the Ontario Varsity Football League doesn’t get any less rocky this week. Coming off a stellar performance in a 21-7 home loss to the province’s top-ranked team, the Toronto Thunder, the Cornwall Wildcats’ reward this week is. . . A road game against the team that probablyRead More

SFU announces 2010 football schedule

SFU announces 2010 football schedule

June 25, 2010 at 11:24 amby 0 comments

Burnaby, B.C. – Simon Fraser University Clan football fans are not only going to get a return to the team’s American rules roots next season when the Clan make their Great Northwest Athletic Conference debut this fall as part of SFU’s NCAA Division II transition, they will also get moreRead More

Mustangs ride into cross-border battle

Mustangs ride into cross-border battle

June 25, 2010 at 11:20 amby 0 comments

Meath Park Mustangs Levi Kosowan and Nick Stacey will see stars – and stripes – when they don Team Canada football uniforms. Read More: [url]http://www.paherald.sk.ca/Sports/2010-06-25/article-1414580/Mustangs-ride-into-cross-border-battle/1 “Very rarely do kids this age get to represent their country internationally,” said Mustangs coach Bryan Swystun. “For them, it’s a huge experience.” Kosowan andRead More

Young QB maturing with Mustangs

Young QB maturing with Mustangs

June 25, 2010 at 8:26 amby 0 comments

Moncton Mustangs quarterback Donovan Boucher believes he can often read the mind of head coach Rob Weir. [url]http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/sports/article/1109751 As the team pursues its fourth straight Maritime Football League championship, the connection between quarterback and coach is working perfectly. “We both want to see the offence operate the same way,” saidRead More

Beefeaters make additions to the Staff

Beefeaters make additions to the Staff

June 25, 2010 at 8:19 amby 0 comments

The London Beefeaters are excited to welcome Dr. Natascha Wesch to the 2010-team staff. Dr. Wesch is a Sport Psychology Consultant who works with amateur and professional athletes of all ages and sport backgrounds. Natascha is a former international athlete and coach who now focuses her time helping athletes andRead More

Scores – Jun 24 – 27 (OVFL / OFC / OMFL)

Scores – Jun 24 – 27 (OVFL / OFC / OMFL)

June 25, 2010 at 7:59 amby 0 comments

VARSITY Guelph Bears 7 @ Cambridge Lions 0 Newmarket Storm 2 @ Huronia Stallions 27 Ottawa Myers Riders 24 @ Kingston Grenadiers 0 Cornwall Wildcats 21 @ Cumberland Panthers 39 Essex Ravens 27 @ Sault Ste. Marie Sabercats 34 Etobicoke Eagles 20 @ Oshawa Hawkeyes 0 (forfeit) Toronto Thunder 11Read More

Carleton aims to bring back football in 2012

Carleton aims to bring back football in 2012

June 25, 2010 at 7:33 amby 0 comments

OTTAWA — If all goes well, Carleton Ravens football will be back on the field in 2012 as a result of a vote Thursday night by the university’s board of governors. [URL]http://www.montrealgazette.com/sports/Carleton+aims+bring+back+football+2012/3197839/story.html “There was a great feeling from people that they wanted to see this come back,” Carleton University presidentRead More

GRAHAM CLUBHOUSE GETS $3M EXPANSION

GRAHAM CLUBHOUSE GETS $3M EXPANSION

June 24, 2010 at 4:48 pmby 0 comments

Long-time supporters of the Huskie football program, Ron and Jane Graham, are contributing nearly $3 million towards the design and construction of a two-storey expansion to the Graham Huskie Clubhouse at Griffiths Stadium. The expanded clubhouse will include a training centre, additional meeting space, film room and office space forRead More

FINAL CUTS IN CFL (CIS PLAYERS 18)

FINAL CUTS IN CFL (CIS PLAYERS 18)

June 24, 2010 at 4:21 pmby 0 comments

CFL.CA MONTREAL ALOUETTES Import DB Davis, Tanard Non-Import LB Key, Travis Non-Import FS Holness, Steven Non-Import DE Brown, Ivan Import DT Scott, Taylor Import T Burley, Scott Import SB Boldin, D.J. Import DT Smith, Marcus Import DE Middleton, Greg TORONTO ARGONAUTS Import DB Josh Abrams Non-Import QB Danny Brannagan Non-ImportRead More

Bears visit Lions tonight in Cambridge

Bears visit Lions tonight in Cambridge

June 24, 2010 at 6:27 amby 0 comments

The OVFL has a rare thursday night game pitting the hometown lions from cambridge against the visiting bears from guelph. The bears head into the game with a 2 and 2 record while the lions sport a 1 and 3 mark. The players to watch are lions defensive linemen peterRead More

Stroeder coaching at high levels with Saskatchewan

Stroeder coaching at high levels with Saskatchewan

June 24, 2010 at 5:27 amby 0 comments

Local resident Kyle Stroeder has earned provincial recognition once again. Stroeder will be heading to Wolfville, Nova Scotia next month with the under-18 Team Saskatchewan football squad. 2010 will be Stroeder’s third year serving as a defensive line coach with a Saskatchewan entry in the Football Canada Cup. [url]http://www.nipawinjournal.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2636051 ThisRead More

Windsor native Otogwe, Rams make peace

Windsor native Otogwe, Rams make peace

June 23, 2010 at 8:27 pmby 0 comments

The St. Lous Rams re-signed free agent safety O.J. Atogwe on Wednesday. Atogwe had been a free agent since June 1 when the Rams chose not to tender him at the one-year amount of almost $7 million. Financial terms of the new deal weren’t immediately available, but the team saidRead More

ABBOTSFORD QBs ENSURE TEAM B.C. WILL BE WELL-ARMED

ABBOTSFORD QBs ENSURE TEAM B.C. WILL BE WELL-ARMED

June 23, 2010 at 5:49 pmby 0 comments

A trio of local quarterbacks are hoping to turn the Football Canada Cup into the Abbotsford Air Show. [url]http://www.bclocalnews.com/sports/96908759.html Cam Bedore and Brady Churly of the W.J. Mouat Hawks and Carson Williams of the Abbotsford Collegiate Panthers have been selected for B.C.’s under-18 team, which will represent the province atRead More

Football 101 – Basics of the game

Football 101 – Basics of the game

June 23, 2010 at 5:35 pmby 0 comments

Basics of the Game Each game is sixty (60) minutes in duration (excluding | overtime). * The sixty-minute game is broken down into four 15 minute quarters. The first and second quarters make-up the 1st half. After the 1st half, the players go into the locker-room for a while aRead More

Football 101 – Canadian vs. American Football Rules

Football 101 – Canadian vs. American Football Rules

June 23, 2010 at 5:35 pmby 0 comments

Canadian vs American Football Canadian Football [LIST] [*]12 Players [*]65 Yards Wide [*]110 Yards Long [*]20 Yard End Zone [*]5 Yards for Punt Team [*]1 Pt. for Kick in End Zone [*]After Field Goal 35 or Kick [*]Goal Post on Goal Line [*]1 Yard Neutral Zone [*]25 Second Play ClockRead More

The Parent-Coach

The Parent-Coach

June 23, 2010 at 5:35 pmby 0 comments

by Jonathan Buzby I have found two of the most challenging roles as an adult to be parenting and coaching children. This naturally makes coaching as a parent one of the toughest assignments you can undertake. Yet, as with parenting and coaching, being a parent-coach can be one of theRead More

Football 101 – Offense, Defense, & Special Team positions

Football 101 – Offense, Defense, & Special Team positions

June 23, 2010 at 5:35 pmby 0 comments

OFFENSE POSITIONS OT – Offensive Tackle: Lines up on the offensive line, has the duty of protecting the quarterback on pass plays and opening up holes by blocking for the ball carrier to run through. OG – Offensive Guard: Lines up on the offensive line, has the duty of protectingRead More

Football 101 – Officials signals and rulings

Football 101 – Officials signals and rulings

June 23, 2010 at 5:35 pmby 0 comments

Contacting The Kicker – when an opposing player touches a kicker unless the kicker has motioned to run or pass, or incidental contact had been made which does not affect the play at the referee’s digression. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME SIGNALS AND CALLS CHANGE. ALSO, THERE ARE SOME DIFFERENCES BETWEENRead More

Football 101 – Canadian football Objectives, Game Play, & Scoring Drives

Football 101 – Canadian football Objectives, Game Play, & Scoring Drives

June 23, 2010 at 5:35 pmby 0 comments

Objectives The overall objective of Canadian Football is to outscore your opponent by scoring touchdowns, and field goals. Played on a field that is 110 yards long and 65 yards wide with 12 players per side, teams alternate turns playing offense and defense attempting to out due the other byRead More