Articles by: Daniel Valente

Mohamed enjoys being a field General for Reivers

Mohamed enjoys being a field General for Reivers

August 26, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

‘Don’t knock it until you try it’ That was the mentality Mataeo Mohamed had when he first signed up to play professional football six years ago. Mohamed had always watched the sport and seen others play, he thought it was intriguing and decided to give it a try for himself.Read More

CFC100 Kaleb Chassie ready to join varsity Sabres

CFC100 Kaleb Chassie ready to join varsity Sabres

August 23, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

CFC100 Kaleb Chassie awaits his biggest challenge yet, heading into his first season of varsity football, the linebacker knows he will be expected to take his game to another level. RELATED CONTENT: Did you hear about the CFC Prospect Game on TSN? Watch it HERE This article is for CFCRead More

ATH Braiden Mathieu shows maturity beyond years

ATH Braiden Mathieu shows maturity beyond years

August 23, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Like any football player, Braiden Mathieu is focused on one objective anytime he steps onto the field – getting into the endzone, except there is a catch. Mathieu is tasked with getting into the endzone on both sides of the ball. Playing as both a running back and cornerback, thereRead More

Clayton Mrazek puts on a show for all

Clayton Mrazek puts on a show for all

August 23, 2019 at 5:31 amby 0 comments

To coaches, football is a game of strategy. To players, it is a game of toughness and physicality but to those in attendance and to those watching all around the world, it is a game of entertainment. Barrie linebacker Clayton Mrazek has all three in mind when he steps onRead More

Taylor Innes steps out of shadow and into spotlight

Taylor Innes steps out of shadow and into spotlight

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Taylor Innes saw all his friends succeed at sports such as soccer, basketball and hockey. Frustrated by his inability to step out of their shadow, Innes finally decided to join a sport he loved and he has not looked back since. “I got into football because I was tired ofRead More

Grieman always locked in on task at hand

Grieman always locked in on task at hand

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

As Adam Grieman begins to put his uniform on, he begins to feel the adrenaline pumping through his body. The adrenaline only gets stronger as kickoff nears and by the time the game begins, Grieman, a wide receiver for the Dakota Lancers, is itching for a chance to make anRead More

Don’t let size fool you, Oliveros is big on talent

Don’t let size fool you, Oliveros is big on talent

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Izaiah Oliveros is extremely hard to track down. Defences play a constant game of cat and mouse with the small running back. At 5’6 and 160 lbs, Oliveros is very shifty and elusive and can be a pain for defences to track down. While football is typically a sport forRead More

Kieran Sherman will play wherever necessary

Kieran Sherman will play wherever necessary

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Kieran Sherman has been playing football for over eight years now but the game has been a part of his life since the day he was born. Growing up into a family that spent their majority of their time cheering for the Edmonton Eskimos, football has always been the focalRead More

Calm and collected, Santarelli takes it one play at a time

Calm and collected, Santarelli takes it one play at a time

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Football is a very demanding sport and in no way, shape or form is it easy to play. This is especially true when it comes to the linebacker position – a position that Gabriel Santarelli has played for a number of years. RELATED CONTENT: Did you hear about the CFCRead More

Offensive lineman Ryan Wilson always talking strategy

Offensive lineman Ryan Wilson always talking strategy

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Ryan Wilson grew up watching football with his father but he was amazed at not just the sheer force and physicality displayed by the players but also by the strategy within the game. Wilson’s father taught him about all the play calls and strategies, with that knowledge and his size,Read More

Mateo Gramaglia never quits, always shows up to play

Mateo Gramaglia never quits, always shows up to play

August 22, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Football is a sport of perseverance; two sides go blow for blow with one side eventually pulling ahead and preserving a victory. A team is only as strong as its leader and the MCLA Laser Wolves, led by middle linebacker Mateo Gramaglia, are as tough as they come. “I neverRead More

Julian Curia ready to eat up competition

Julian Curia ready to eat up competition

August 20, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

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DB Jake Deneka riding momentum of big offseason

August 18, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Jake Deneka had a very big offseason. Now he is hoping that he can ride that momentum into the regular season as he prepares to play for the Grant Park Pirates Junior Varsity team. RELATED CONTENT: Did you hear about the CFC Prospect Game on TSN? Watch it HERE ThisRead More

Max Polischuk Is Well On His Way To Greatness

Max Polischuk Is Well On His Way To Greatness

August 17, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Before he ever stepped onto a professional football field, Max Polischuk’s favourite pastime was playing catch with his dad. Polischuk would mimic all his favourite receivers as he came down with catch after catch. “I don’t really know what got me into football. I just know I’ve loved it asRead More

Prabdeep Mann never backs down from a challenge

Prabdeep Mann never backs down from a challenge

August 16, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

For Bishop Ryan defensive back Prabdeep Singh Mann, football represents an escape from everything else going on in the world. For sixty minutes during a game or practice, Mann completely forgets about anything going on and his only focus is to make life hard for the opposing receiver. RELATED CONTENT:Read More

Joshua Banman plays fast but works even harder

Joshua Banman plays fast but works even harder

August 14, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Joshua Banman joined a football team on a whim. His younger cousin had always wanted to play so when he signed up for a team, Banman followed suit. Shortly after, Banman knew this was going to be his hobby for a very long time. RELATED CONTENT: Did you hear aboutRead More

Hayden Rowe’s instincts make him a difference maker

Hayden Rowe’s instincts make him a difference maker

August 13, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Football is a very complicated game, every player on the field has an assignment though this assignment can vary based off a variety of factors. Like the quarterback position the linebacker also has to read multiple keys and looks in order to determine what to do. This mental game ofRead More

Tommy Lemieux-Hardy ready to resume big brother role for Condors

Tommy Lemieux-Hardy ready to resume big brother role for Condors

August 6, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

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A Jack of all trades, Gilmour can play wherever needed on offensive line

A Jack of all trades, Gilmour can play wherever needed on offensive line

July 28, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Change is one of the more constant themes in life and in football. No player knows more about change than Ty Gilmour, an offensive lineman for the Junior Varsity Hamilton Tiger Cats. This article is for CFC Insiders only Become a CFC Insider Member to see this content. Please loginRead More

Xander Wetsch leads Crusaders through the trenches

Xander Wetsch leads Crusaders through the trenches

July 27, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Xander Wetsch knows what it is like to play on both sides of the football. He plays both defensive tackle and offensive tackle, spending all of his time in the trenches of the gridiron. Wetsch enjoys the demands of playing in the trenches as it allows him to be extremelyRead More

Noah Gross’ Leadership Extends Further Than Just The Football Field

Noah Gross’ Leadership Extends Further Than Just The Football Field

July 24, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

No matter what the scoreboard may say, whether Kelowna is trailing, leading or tied, defensive back Noah Gross is only focused on one task – the very next play. This article is for CFC Insiders only Become a CFC Insider Member to see this content. Please login  or Signup today!

Ty Metcalfe is the definition of a team player

Ty Metcalfe is the definition of a team player

July 23, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

A wide receiver’s primary responsibility is to catch the football. Ask Cochrane wide receiver Ty Metcalfe about his role as a wide receiver and Metcalfe sees his role as bigger than just catching a football. The Cochrane receiver gets equal satisfaction from laying a downfield block as he does forRead More

Dayton Tyler is first to arrive, last to leave

Dayton Tyler is first to arrive, last to leave

July 21, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

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