Articles by: Elizabeth Karchut

Alex Yuill (#53) with his teammates.

Lineman Yuill’s future undecided

May 18, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Saints’ standout unsure about his future Deciding whether or not you’re going to continue on in football is a big decision and Alex Yuill of the St. Joseph Saints (Alberta School Athletics Association) is in that precarious position of figuring out where his future lies. Alex Yuill Positions: Offensive LineRead More

Alex April (#56) stands beside his teammate. By Rose Sadowsky.

OL April set to bring size to the SFU lines (VIDEO)

May 16, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The young standout will be part of the SFU Clan next season. The recruiting process is a little bit like a sweepstakes for both the university and the player and both Alex April of the Spruce Grove Panthers (Alberta School Athletics Association) and NCAA’s Division 2 Simon Fraser Clan wonRead More

#CFCOPC16: Top Grade 8 Performers

#CFCOPC16: Top Grade 8 Performers

May 15, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

With only one year until the start of high school, the Grade 8s that took part in the Ontario Prospect Challenge are one step closer to recruitment than their younger counterparts. There were many great athletes that played during the games and some coaches found it a bit hard toRead More

#CFCOPC16: Top Grade 7 Performers

#CFCOPC16: Top Grade 7 Performers

May 14, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

On a gloomy Sunday, the Grade 7s faced off against one another at the Ontario Prospect Challenge and while the games were rather lopsided, they produced some admirable performers. Although recruitment isn’t probably on the minds of many of the players, it is never too early to know who youRead More

Noah Perkins in his Bev Facey Falcons uniform. Courtesy of Noah Perkins.

LB Perkins lands punishing hits

May 14, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Trio of CWUAA schools in the mix for Falcons standout. In the good game of football, delivering an effect hit is almost like producing a work of art. It takes skill and precision to ensure that the player doesn’t elude you and if you’re like Noah Perkins, a player forRead More

#CFCOPC16: Top Minor Performers (VIDEO)

#CFCOPC16: Top Minor Performers (VIDEO)

May 12, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

The 2016 edition of the Ontario Prospect Challenge is in the books and with 12 games now in the records, there were a lot of players that stood out among the rest. While graduation for the players of the Minor teams is still a long way off, it is neverRead More

#CFCOPC16: Top Sophomore Performers

#CFCOPC16: Top Sophomore Performers

May 11, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

In the sophomore battles of the Ontario Prospect Challenge, the score became lopsided, fast, but with the young players edging closer to recruitment, there are a few standouts that impressed the coaches.

#CFCOPC16 Freshmen Top Performers

#CFCOPC16 Freshmen Top Performers

May 10, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

The Ontario Prospect Challenge’s freshmen match-ups were polar opposites with one game being a blowout while the other was a close match. Regardless, both games had standout, young athletes that may just be entering the radar of recruiters.

#CFCOPC16 Varsity Top Performers

#CFCOPC16 Varsity Top Performers

May 9, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The Ontario Prospect Challenge witnessed a flurry of games over the course of three days and with it came two varsity match-ups that featured a number of high quality athletes. There were quite a number of players who made an impression on the coaches, but here are some whose namesRead More

Omari Martin (#3)  with Jeff Ferrell (left) and Barry Trench (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Minor – West vs Central): Martin, Lofthouse and Shoniker named MVPs

May 8, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – Sunday was for the little tykes and Team West faced off against Team Central in the Ontario Prospect Challenge minor game, which saw Omari Martin of Team Central, Eric Lofthouse of Team Central and JD Shoniker of Team West named as the game’s MVPs. The overall MVP awardRead More

William Bradford (#21) with Don Bennett (left) and Geoff Graham (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Minor – East vs Halton-Peel): Bradford, Bennink and MacDonald named MVPs

May 8, 2016 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On an early and rainy Sunday morning, Team East took on Team Halton-Peel (minors) at the Ontario Prospect Challenge and while a number of young players could have been named MVPs, the awards went to William Bradford of Team East, Ethan Bennink of Team Halton-Peel and Malcolm MacDonaldRead More

Jacob Biggs (#80) runs with the ball. Courtesy of Jacob Biggs.

DB/RB Biggs tearing up the field

May 7, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Browns standout currently open to all considerations. When playing a sport, you go with your strengths and if you’re as speedy as Jacob Biggs of the St. Francis Browns (Alberta School Athletics Association), why not play in some of the game’s fastest positions?

Mason Watson (#14) with James Southward (left) and Brad Park (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Grade 7 – West vs Central): Watson, Park and Forde-Bowen named MVPs

May 7, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Sunday, Team West took on Team Central in the Grade 7 match-up at the Ontario Prospect Challenge and while it was a lopsided game for Team Central the MVP selection was also all Central with Mason Watson, Cameron Park and Nehemiah Forde-Bowen being named the game’s MVPs.Read More

Antonio Corsi  with Raad Raad (left) and Rich Lechance (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Grade 7 – East vs Halton-Peel): Corsi, Banks and Miron named MVPs

May 7, 2016 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Sunday, the last day of the Ontario Prospect Challenge, Team East squared off against Team Halton-Peel and while there were many great athletes, it was Antonio Corsi of Team East, Jayden Banks of Team Halton-Peel and Scott Miron of Team East that were named the game’s MVPs.Read More

Jacob Succar (#6) with Nicholas Lazar  (left) and Chivase Bryan (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Grade 8 – West vs Central): Succar, Brown and Edwards named MVPs

May 6, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – It was a thrilling game that went down to the wire between Team West and Team Central (grade 8) on Sunday night and while there were many standouts, the MVP awards went to Jacob Succar of Team West, Daniel Brown of Team West and Kallan Edwards of TeamRead More

Shawn Lukusa (#20) with JP Ouellette (left) and Jeff Koradi (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Grade 8 – East vs Halton-Peel): Lukusa, Decarufel and Price named MVPs

May 6, 2016 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Sunday, the Grade 8s took to the field in a Team East vs. Team Halton-Peel matchup that saw Shawn Lukusa, Julian Decarufel and Mitchell Price named the game’s MVPs. Lukusa, who wore #20 in white, couldn’t believe that he was named the overall MVP. “I was reallyRead More

Austin Pilato (#25) with Rick Wood (left) and Mike Solanki (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Varsity – Central vs West): Pilato, Beno and Macphail-Silver named MVPs

May 5, 2016 at 6:23 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Friday, Team West squared off against Team Central (varsity) in the first game of the Ontario Prospect Challenge. While there were many high-end performers, the game MVPs were narrowed down to Austin Pilato of Team West, Zach Beno of Team West and Ronan Macphail-Silver. The game’s overallRead More

Shamond Carlisle (#28) with Tony Mandalfino (left) and Blaine Scetherd (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Varsity – East vs Halton-Peel): Carlisle, Mardner and Madore named MVPs

May 5, 2016 at 6:16 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Saturday night, Team East faced off against Team Halton-Peel in the final varsity game of the Ontario Prospect Challenge. The game remained close until the bitter end with Team East coming on top with a final score of 12-0. By the end of the game, it wasRead More

Kiondre Smith (#12) with Larry Bone (left) and Len Gurr (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Sophomore – West vs Central): Smith, Simmonds and Alli named MVPs

May 4, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Saturday, Team Central faced off against Team West in a sophomore battle at the Ontario Prospect Challenge (OPC). With a dominating performance by Team Central, it was an all Central MVP selection with Kiondre Smith, Adre Simmonds and Aidan Alli owning the podium. Smith, who wore #12,Read More

Hono Iloki (#10) with Joe Wade (left) and Brock Flemming (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Sophomore- East vs Halton-Peel): Iloki, Keenan and Melo named MVPs

May 4, 2016 at 6:16 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Saturday, Team East took on Team Halton-Peel (sophomore) at the Ontario Prospect Challenge. While the game had its fair share of top performers, Hono Iloki of Team East, James Keenan of Team East and Andy Melo of Team Halton-Peel were named the game’s MVPs. Iloki, who sportedRead More

Mike Warner (#8) with Gary Gerard (left) and Shawn McIntyre (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Freshmen – West vs Central): Warner, Braithwaite, Munoz and Mascoll-Mederois named MVPs

May 3, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Saturday, Team Central battled Team West in a freshman match-up at the Ontario Prospect Challenge. With so many high quality performers, four MVPs were named with Mike Warner of Team West, Israel Braithwaite of Team Central, Josh Munoz of Team West and Joshua Mascoll-Mederois of Team WestRead More

Jake Asselin (#28) with Peter Wilson (left) and Sebastian Tetreault (right).

#CFCOPC16 (Freshmen – East vs Halton Peel): Asselin, Victome and Moore named MVPs

May 3, 2016 at 6:19 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON – On Saturday, Team East squared off against Team Halton-Peel (freshman) at the Ontario Prospect Challenge (OPC). Team East ran away with the game early on and by the end, Jake Asselin of Team East, Kevin Victome of Team East and Donovan Moore of Team Halton-Peel were the winnersRead More

Ben Monks (#42) stands ready and waiting. Courtesy of Ben Monks.

LB Monks well-accomplished leader

April 25, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Warriors standout is open to all considerations. Leaders are not born, they are made through hard work and perseverance and the football programs in Calgary have produced a fine young leader in Ben Monks of the Henry Wise Wood Warriors (Calgary Senior High School Athletic Association). Ben Monks Positions: LinebackerRead More